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Director of University Housing for Facilities Services

University of Oregon Eugene, OR

  • Posted: May 05, 2021
  • Full-Time

Special Instructions to ApplicantsAlong with your online application, please upload a cover letter, resume, three professional references (including current and past supervisors) and a response to the following supplemental question.The University, Division of Student Services and Enrollment Management and University Housing are working towards intentionally creating diverse, multicultural and inclusive organizations that actively include and engage everyone. What does this mean to you, AND if you are selected as the Director of Housing for Facilities Services how will you help us achieve this goal?Department SummaryLiving on campus adds tremendous value for students and the University. Students who live on campus their first year have higher grades, are retained at the University of Oregon at higher rates, graduate at higher rates and graduate more quickly.University Housing, a department within the Division of Student Services and Enrollment Management, is committed to...

facilitating students' development as they build an inclusive community, establish a sense of home, and succeed academically. Our goal is to become the model of excellence for providing accessible, affordable, and student-centered living-learning experiences; the preferred choice for all UO students.We value diversity and respect, integrity, equity and inclusion, learning and growth, responsibility and accountability, safety and security. University Housing staff work hard to incorporate these values into daily work and practices to ensure an excellent UO experience.University Housing units include Business Services Operations, Dining Services, Facilities Services, Promotions & Student Recruitment, and Residence Life.

University Housing is a $68 Million educational and business department that is a self-sustaining, self-liquidating agency of the University (receives no tuition or tax support for its operating budget).Position SummaryThe Director of University Housing for Facilities Services provides overall leadership and supervision of the comprehensive maintenance, cleaning, updating, renewal, renovation, replacement and new construction of residence halls, furnishings, apartments, dining facilities and equipment, and grounds for University Housing. The Director provides departmental leadership and co-leadership for University Housing emergency and incident preparedness planning and management. The Director works closely with Safety and Risk Services, Emergency Management and Continuity to lead planning, management and coordination, (including development and keeping current emergency and crisis plans and appropriate training and exercises) to enable the University Housing to protect against, respond to, continue during, and recover from natural and human-caused emergencies.The Director, a key leadership position within University Housing, supervises approximately 6-8 professional officers of administration, and is responsible for approximately 100 trades/classified employees and approximately 200 seasonal and temporary staff who provide custodial and maintenance services for 10 residence halls housing approximately 5,000 students, approximately 430 apartments and family housing units, 6 residential dining facilities and numerous venues and 7 self-operated retail dining venues.

The various units represent approximately 1.9 million square feet of living/dining space and approximately 80 acres of grounds.The Director develops strong partnerships with other University offices and works collaboratively with a broad array of institutional stakeholders, partners and collaborators. In addition, the Director of University Housing for Facilities Services, oversees outside contracts for facilities maintenance, renovation, and new construction. The Director effectively works and collaborates with all University Housing units, including Residence Life, Human Resources, Business Services Operations, Dining Services, Information Technology, and University Housing Promo

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