Emory University Assistant Directors of Facilities & Ops(Campus Life) in atlanta, Georgia


Summary of Position:

Responsible for overseeing the day to day operations and management of the on-campus residential facilities and building projects in assigned residence halls, fraternity and sorority houses, theme houses, and/or apartments in close collaboration with Campus Services Facilities Maintenance, Custodial staff and Planning, Design and Construction staff. Facilitates positive relationships between Campus Services maintenance and custodial staff and students and guests living in University residential facilities. Ensures that services and operations are customer responsive, innovative, fiscally sound, and are developed in collaboration with internal and external university partners. This position requires a collaborative approach, with other staff of the Housing Operations team and the Residence Life department to meet university and departmental goals. Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Conducts daily/weekly inspections of residential facilities focused on risk management, cleanliness, maintenance, sustainability, and efficiency.

  • Develops, implements and documents processes for facility inspections, assessment of damages of student rooms, and furniture and furnishings replacement plans.

  • Develops and communicates accurate and timely housing facilities and operations information to students, parents and other interested parties, and responds to inquiries and concerns to ensure satisfactory resolution.

  • Works closely with sorority and fraternity residents, alumni, and chapter advisors on facility and housing related matters.

  • Participates in the development and implementation of residential facility budget, related purchases and inventories.

  • Ensures compliance with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) regulations.

  • Participates in the development, coordination and implementation of department processes for opening andclosing the residential facilities.

  • Participates in the development and implementation of a master plan for Housing Operations for renovations and maintenance projects.

  • Participates in the planning and execution of renovations and maintenance projects. Manages vendors and subcontractors, and ensures that all work conforms to industry standards.

  • Responds tofacility related matters, concerns, and emergencies.

  • Participates in the development and implementation of recycling and sustainability efforts in the residential facilities.

  • Participates in training Residence Life professional and student staff.

  • Keeps current on industry best practices and technological innovations as related to position, and makes recommendations on process improvements.

  • Attends and participates in department and division meetings. Performs other related responsibilities as required.

Reports to

Director of Facilities and Operations


Interns and student staff

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's degree in higher education administration, facility administration, student personnel, business, or related field required

  • Three years related experience in residential life, housing, facilities management, and/or project management.

  • Experience in fraternity and sorority residential life is strongly preferred.

  • Knowledge of building maintenance, construction, renovation and maintenance; general housekeeping practices; and safety standards.

  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to analyze, solve problems and deliver presentations.

  • Ability to handle multiple projects with competing deadlines, establish goals and work load priorities, and meet project deadlines within budget and time constraints.

  • Ability to organize workflow and coordinate activities with the office and with other departments.

  • Ability to interpret policy and procedures, including knowledge of contract documents, specifications, compliance and produce quality service.

  • This position may require working evenings and weekends, as assigned. Valid driver’s license with a good driving record; must be insurable.Positions within this classification may be required to lift up to 50 pounds and to walk, bend, stoop and twist.

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Job Number 15510

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division Emory Campus Life

Department CL: Housing

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Job Category Admissions & Student Life

Emory University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all applicable Federal and Georgia State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action in its programs and activities. Emory University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Inquiries about this statement should be directed to the Office of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Bldg, Atlanta, GA 30322