Job Requisition Number: 25968. Berkeley Law is one of 14 schools and colleges at the University of California, Berkeley. It is consistently ranked as one of the top law schools in the nation. The law school has produced leaders in law, government, and society, including Chief Justice of the United States Earl Warren, Secretary of State of the United States Dean Rusk, Attorney General of the United States Edwin Meese, United States Secretary of the Treasury and Chairman of the Federal Reserve G. William Miller, and former Solicitor General of the United States Theodore Olson.
At Berkeley Law, we are committed to excellence in education and scholarship, as well as equality of opportunity. We believe we have a responsibility to use our substantial intellectual capital to help solve real-world problems and to create a more just society through clinics, research, and policy engagement. We believe that a Berkeley Law degree is a tool for change, both locally and globally, and that we should be educating the leaders of tomorrow. We maintain an environment that nurtures academic and personal growth, respects a diversity of ideas, and stimulates independent thought and critical reasoning.
Conducts regular periodic rounds to inspect areas for security, fire and accident hazards and takes appropriate action as required, including reporting infractions of fire and building codes, building rules and other building irregularities to management. •Manages security throughout building, including checking doors, making sure unauthorized people are not in classrooms, cafe and commons areas, the law library, etc. •Manages and reports all emergency building maintenance and security issues to PPCS or UCPD, as needed, including water main breaks, power failures, non-locking doors, intruders, break-ins. •After building closure, insures that all reading rooms, the roof terrace and upper courtyards, classrooms, library and commons spaces, etc. are vacated. •Monitors and enforces building and law library access and use policies and procedures •Coordinates with CSOs, ID checkers, librarians and library staff to insure proper use of all law library facilities •Assists library staff and CSOs in dealing with 'problem patrons.' •Monitors Student Center for security and cleanliness. •Coordinate building evacuations in case of fire alarms, earthquakes, bomb threats, and other emergencies. Liaison with emergency response personnel.
Coordinates, monitors and tracks assigned maintenance, custodial, grounds, and other service requests as well as other outside vendors or organizations for assigned facilities, including tracking completion of maintenance work and the ongoing status of individual service requests.
In coordination with Facilities Manager determines logistics for pre-planned event set ups, conducts nightly inventory and oversees correct placement of furniture and equipment in classrooms, performs light maintenance duties in rooms, etc. •Acts as point person for building questions and for evening and weekend events. Assists, when possible, with reasonable requests (e.g. try to locate media services staff, find additional tables or chairs, where appropriate to the size of the room set up, etc.) •Carries out assigned duties in the law library, such as oversight of appropriate location of furniture, equipment, and/or other items. •Identifies non-emergency building maintenance issues and communicates them to Building Services Manager, via email.
Works with management to coordinate and manage capital improvement projects with Capital Projects and actively participates on committees and/or meetings concerning capital improvements to departmental facilities. •Oversees vendors/projects and contractors on night time schedules, tracks progress, facilitates emergency access as needed.•Working knowledge of practices and procedures relating to facility maintenance. •Working knowledge of practices and procedures of basic security, safety and emergency preparedness. •Skills to work under pressure of deadlines in a stressful environment. •Working organizational skills to work on multiple projects with competing deadlines, to establish goals and work load priorities, and to meet project deadlines within budget and time constraints. •Written communication skills to prepare a variety of correspondence, reports, policies and procedures, and training documents. •Excellent computer skills with proficiency in MS Word and Excel and familiarity with databases. •Active listening, strong interpersonal communication and problem-solving skills to effectively resolve questions, concerns, issues or problems and ensure cooperative and productive working relationships. •Ability to perform with good judgment, diplomacy and calm under pressure. •Skill in observing situations and decision making. •Skills to work independently and as part of a team. •Ability to lift and move items 30 to 50 lbs. with assistance of proper lifting tools and/or as a team. •Establish and maintain effective working relationships. This position is a temporary Contract appointment, covering a Leave of Absence. •4 months in length with the potential for extension if needed •Hours: Monday - Thursday: 3:30pm - 12:30am / Friday: 1:30pm - 10:30pm.
The University of California was chartered in 1868 and its flagship campus - envisioned as a "City of Learning" - was established at Berkeley, on San Francisco Bay. Today the world's premier public university and a wellspring of innovation, UC Berkeley occupies a 1,232 acre campus with a sylvan 178-acre central core. From this home its academic community makes key contributions to the economic and social well-being of the Bay Area, California, and the nation.