Facility Coordinator

University of Iowa

Job Reference #: 19003766

The Tippie College of Business seeks a Facility Coordinator to assist the Director of Facilities with providing oversight for facility assets which currently includes the Pappajohn Business Building and the Pomerantz Center. This position will assist with all aspects of maintaining and improving the facilities of the Tippie College of Business.


As a Top-25 public business school, we’re known for our academic rigor, our work ethic, and our Iowa-nice culture. We are over 3,000 students in programs spanning BBA to PhD. We are six academic departments—accounting, economics, finance, marketing, management and entrepreneurship, and business analytics. We are eight centers and institutes, and three student-managed endowment funds. We are 50,000 alumni and growing. We hold the gold standard of accreditations, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and have maintained the accreditation since 1923. Our leadership is forward-thinking and pioneering, and our advisory boards serve as eyes and ears to industry.


  • Operational Management
  • Execute building review and inspection plan as directed
  • Monitor, execute and supervise repairs and modifications within Tippie (Pappajohn & Pomerantz buildings)
  • Secure necessary supplies and equipment for completion of projects
  • Assist with setups, takedowns and general rearrangements of furniture
  • Routinely inspect facilities to ensure appropriate safety and health standards are met
  • Develop, nurture and maintain effective, productive and collaborative relationships with university community
  • Schedule and document maintenance and repairs
  • Project or Event Design and Management
  • Coordinate with vendors and contractors for service and repairs
  • Assist with construction and remodeling projects
  • Oversee warranty program and act as liaison with vendors
  • Provide support for meetings and conference room reservations
  • Strategic Planning Initiatives
  • Support and provide resources for preventative and corrective maintenance programs
  • Human Resources
  • Assign, train, lead and supervise student employees

Financial Management

Assist with and provide forecasting of project expenses

Application Process:

Please attach a resume and cover letter that clearly indicates how you meet the qualifications listed. Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days. This job may be removed from posting and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended. For questions, additional information and/or a complete job description, please contact Nancy Kroeze

There is an expectation that the person in this position will maintain effective, civil, and respectful working relationships with the University of Iowa campus community and uphold a high standard of cultural competency and respect for difference that represents the Tippie College of Business’ commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Education Required:

Bachelors degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

Required Qualifications: 

  • Typically one to three years job-related experience in the construction trades
  • Written and verbal communication skills; able to communicate and interact effectively
  • Demonstrated ability to work as team member under pressure, adapt to change, and perform work efficiently and accurately
  • Demonstrated high attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to interact positively with a diverse population
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to meet and maintain UI Fleet Safety driving requirements
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize, organize and meet deadlines
  • Frequently move and position materials and supplies up to 50 pounds

Desired Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated computer skills such as Microsoft Office, Internet research, CAD, Giza
  • Knowledge of University practices, policies and procedures
  • Working knowledge and ability to interpret blueprints and/or CAD files

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.

Application Instructions:

Successful candidates will be subject to a credential and criminal background check.

Please note regarding references: Five professional references will be requested and required

Job ID: 69077

Posted 9 days ago

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