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Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: January 1, 2020
Please submit application materials by January 10, 2020
The Associated Students of the University of California (ASUC), is the officially recognized student association at the University of California, Berkeley. Known as one of the largest and most autonomous student organizations in the nation, the ASUC is an independent 501(c)3 non profit organization separate from University governance. In addition to controlling funding for student clubs and organizations, providing resources and student programming, overseeing commercial activities and student services including the Cal Student Store and Lower Sproul Plaza in partnership with the ASUC Student Union, the ASUC advocates for students on a University, local, state, and national level and represents the student body on administrative campus committees.
Safety & Security Management:
Overseeing night and weekend building operations of the ASUC Student Union facilities.
Responsible for maintaining a safe environment for all guests at any ASUC Student Union facility. This includes managing protocols for student staff and guests, with the support of leadership as well as coordinating with various campus partners and outside constituencies.
Oversight of the daily operations duties including but not limited to opening and closing the building, and the safety and security of each guest.
Ensuring that student staff have the resources needed throughout their on-duty shifts.
Ensuring that transitions between student staff shifts are successful and that information is relayed during staffing gaps.
Liaise with campus and external agencies regarding safety, access and as needed for logistical support.
Create & maintain tracking and collaborative documents relative to safety & security.
Support the buildings' student staff by supervising and advising on duties in support of building operations during nights and weekends. This includes being the point of contact in high risk or confrontational situations, and providing guidance and support, especially for issues that may require escalation.
Works with various SU teams to review reports on common issues and strategize on possible long term solutions
Works with various building office, vendor, and program residents regarding engagement & coordination problems and issues; triages, tracks and prepares reports summarizing information.
Proposes and facilitates solutions for internal department constituents. This includes issues around safety and security, building inventory management, staff training and general operations.
Space use tracking & reporting, i.e. people counters analytics, customer satisfaction surveys.
Using subject matter knowledge, collects and prepares information regarding building usage for contributing to building operations planning with high level management and external constituents.
Works with campus and department facilities staff to troubleshoot and coordinate building maintenance, repair or construction.
Audio Visual expertise in support of technology troubleshooting & repair and work around protocols.
Track & document issues regarding building and equipment maintenance, including repairs and replacements.
Trouble shooting and problem solving regarding fire & life safety issue and/or simple repairs under direction of Facilities Director.
Maintain and coordinate furniture layout, allocation and resetting for non-event spaces.
Building equipment storage management .
Project management support work on various building management programs, supporting logistical and administrative needs of the project, i.e., improvements to audio-visual, installation of people counters, continuing building improvements, furniture adjustments, etc.
Duties as assigned.
Thorough demonstrated experience in the areas of building space planning, codes, capacity, security, fire safety, campus and departmental principles and procedures involved in risk assessment and evaluating risks as to likelihood and consequences.
Thorough interpersonal skills including good service orientation and effective problem solving.
Demonstrated de-escalation skills and political acumen.
Thorough and effective skills to multi-task and prioritize daily activities effectively.
Knowledge of architectural or engineering concepts.
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or 3 years experience and/or equivalent experience/training.
AV technology and troubleshooting experience are a plus.
A/V certifications preferred.
Technical degree in related area, plus 5 years or more experience in building coordination or management preferred.
Salary & Benefits
Salary is commensurate with experience. Hiring range is $65,000-$76,000/annually.
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
This is a full-time, career position.
Conviction History Background
This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.
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.