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Assistant Director / Manager, Custodial Services

Iowa City, IA

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Building & Landscape Services

The University of Iowa department of Facilities Management is seeking a dynamic and innovative custodial leader within the Building & Landscape Services unit.

The successful candidate will lead the Custodial Services organization of approximately 260 FTE, with an operating budgets of over $17 million, providing services within 6.6 million cleanable square feet of campus research, teaching, assembly, library and office space. The University of Iowa campus includes over 200 buildings and spans 1900 acres, thus balancing the diverse needs of our customers while also ensuring proper stewardship of the facilities they occupy is a key responsibility for this position. Additionally, the successful candidate will assure organizational accountability for developing and maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment, as well as lead organizational efforts to improve workplace safety. The position will also work closely with Facilities Management leadership to aggressively pursue departmental strategic initiatives.

The University of Iowa's Facilities Management department is forward thinking and progressive and prides itself on organizational innovation, communication, collaboration, reputation, and fostering a positive work environment. The organization also prides itself on the quality of its staff and fosters opportunities for individuals to contribute and make a difference in advancing the quality of the institution. We seek an individual that advances the reputation of Facilities Management as a both a "workplace of choice" and a "best practices organization."

Qualifications include a Master's degree or the equivalent combination of education and experience, plus at least 3 years' experience in a leadership position for a Facilities Management organization.

For more detailed information, including additional required and desired qualifications, and to apply, please visit: and reference requisition #70197.

Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications, including an outstanding benefit package.

The University of Iowa is a Big Ten, nationally ranked research university with 30,000 students located in Iowa City. A vibrant community boasting excellent public schools, safe, comfortable neighborhoods, affordable housing, a highly educated population, and numerous cultural, recreational and sporting opportunities and events contribute to the Iowa City area frequently appearing high on the best-places-to-live listings.

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Posted 11/23/16

Job ID: 20705863
Mactive ID: 41345