University of Connecticut University of UC Title Fallback Connecticut

Facilities Development Manager

Payroll Title: UCP VIII
Class Code: 0820-9088
Job Family: FAC
FLSA Code: E
Score: 609

JOB SUMMARY

Under the general direction of designated administrator, manages the residence hall furnishings/equipment operations and assists in the management of overall DRL operations.

CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Evaluates effectiveness of current design and furnishings of residence hall; initiates improvements and/or renovations based on analysis of cost effectiveness and serviceability of changes; and presents proposals for major changes.
  2. Develops budget proposals for residence hall furnishings/renovations and manages approved budget with authority to expend funds within budget limits.
  3. Designs, approves and oversees interior renovations of residence halls and makes design and purchasing decisions consistent with residence hall needs and long-term cost benefits.
  4. Evaluates policies and priorities for residence halls renovations, renovation cycle, purchases, damage assessments and related operations; develops and recommends policy changes as needed to meet changing conditions.
  5. Defines, implements, maintains and modifies, as needed, a computerized system of inventory control to meet audit requirements and to assure availability of adequate supplies.
  6. Manages a system of recovering costs for damages to residence hall property.
  7. Manages various residence hall facilities (e.g. Storeroom) including related administrative functions such as purchasing, inventory and staffing.
  8. Hires, trains, supervises and evaluates a staff; determines work assignments and work schedules.
  9. Assists with developing policies and planning for residential hall operations, including rental properties; may assume responsibilities in absence of associate director.
  10. Performs special projects, as requested, such as recommendations for summer utilization of residence halls, purchase of computer hardware/software and system for damage reduction.
  11. May Develop, coordinate or conduct training for residence hall staff and housekeeping supervisors in the area of maintenance, repair, cleaning, purchasing and security operations.
  12. May serve as liaison with other University departments who provide maintenance, storage, purchasing.
  13. May develop, prepare and distribute manuals, forms and procedures governing the operation of residence halls.
  14. May Oversee the processing of all necessary paperwork for work orders, purchasing, billing and payment, following up to assure compliance and resolve problems.
  15. Performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Bachelor’s degree in appropriate field
  2. Three-five years experience in and knowledge of operational aspects of a residence hall system including maintenance, repair, purchasing and inventory control of furnishings and equipment.
  3. Ability to manage budgets, analyze cost/benefits and plan and design a serviceable residence hall environment.
  4. Supervisory ability

Date Created: 06/28/85
Date Revised: 12/22/98