Facilities Coordinator (AS)

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Work type: Auxiliary
Location: Northridge
Categories: Excluded, At-Will, Custodial/Facilities, Full Time, On-site (work in-person at business location)


Under general supervision of the Risk & Facilities Manager, this position is responsible for the oversight of all Associated Students’ (“AS”) facilities & property, including maintenance, vendors, project management, vehicle fleet, and capital improvement projects. This position will supervise student assistants.


Facilities and Maintenance Coordination
• Serves as Facilities Coordinator for the Children’s Center and Sustainability Center buildings, as well as AS-leased facilities and storage facilities.
• Acts as the liaison with Sustainability Center tenants, and USU Facilities Maintenance department.
• Responsible for overseeing grounds and building maintenance; custodial cleaning services; security; space management; planned and preventative maintenance of HVAC, office, and recycling yard equipment.
• Develops and maintains working relationships with key internal and external partners to achieve collaboration and results through innovation and optimization of processes and procedures (PPM, USU, Environmental Health & Safety, etc.).
• Coordinates and oversees security, alarm and fire suppression/detection systems and ensures compliance with applicable building, fire, electrical, mechanical system standards and codes.
• Develop, review, and assess proposals to meet conservation and energy efficiency needs.
• Research, implement, and maintain a “dash board” to monitor water conservation, energy efficiency, and sustainability progress of organization’s buildings (e.g., Children’s Center, Sustainability Center) and other rental facilities in coordination with the building landlord.
• Initiate and oversee planned maintenance programs for a variety of office equipment.
• Monitor access and cleanliness of storage areas.
• In collaboration with Children’s Center and Sustainability Center administrators, develop and oversee coordination of facility operations and procedures of the Children’s Center and Sustainability Center including program manuals, equipment and facility maintenance manuals.
• Oversee utilization and maintenance of AS vehicles, including electric cart driver training and certification.
• Inspects construction and installation progress on facility equipment, tenant improvements, and capital improvements projects.
• Coordinate, conduct, and document periodic facility inspections and corrections to any potential safety issues
• Oversee the adherence to all risk management aspects in AS owned and leased facilities and storage areas (e.g., vehicle use, hazardous materials handling, lifting, ergonomics, forklift driving, baler operation trainings).
• In collaboration with the Risk & Facilities Manager, and Children’s Center and Sustainability Center administrators, monitor facility management program budgets and modify work projects and budgets as appropriate.
• Research, development, and implementation of process improvement projects and work standards that maximize productivity, efficiency, and effectiveness of operations.
• Assists Risk and Facilities Manager with negotiating contracts with operations and facility suppliers and vendors.
• Coordinate and oversee all suppliers billing and contracts with Accounting Department, Risk Management, and other pertaining departments throughout campus.
• Assure compliance with all state and local health, work and facilities requirements.
• Develop and implement methods and procedures for monitoring projects, researching findings, creating progress reports, and informing partners of status to ensure collaboration on projects.
• Plan and work collaboratively with internal and campus partners in project management activities for a variety of projects.
Supervise Facilities Student Assistants
• Recruit, hire, orient and supervise student employees who will assist in facility maintenance and operations,
• Oversee and evaluate yearly performance evaluations and monitor professional development.
• Assure high level of professionalism that involves clear expectations, transparency, and empowerment

Performs other duties as assigned.

Two or more years of experience in facilities management, sustainability, education or management. Managing projects and having understanding of building construction and associated trades. Advanced knowledge of policies, procedures, and outside regulations pertaining to facilities management. Sound knowledge of health, safety and environmental regulations. Experience in construction, maintenance and all facets of facility operation. Supervisory experience preferred.
Minimum Qualifications:
Possession of a current, valid California driver’s license and California State minimum required insurance coverage. Ability to lift up to 40 lbs. Possess strong communication and interpersonal skills. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Access. Possess the ability to interpret and analyze data (budgets, spreadsheets, architectural layouts, and technical information). Strong technical ability to manage operating costs. Understanding and knowledge of Energy or Building management systems (BMS). Knowledge of and experience in doing internet research particularly related to vendors, building related furnishing and equipment warranties and/or use, facilities management best practices.
Preferred Qualifications:
The following qualifications are preferred but not required to be considered for the position:
Ability to operate a forklift, electric cart, pressure washer, and/or other material-handling equipment. Bi-lingual. Certification as facility manager (CFM) and/or additional industry certifications. Working knowledge of Mechanical, Electrical, and HVAC systems.
Bachelor’s degree from a 4-year college or university in Business Administration, Facility Management, Environmental Engineering, Construction Management, or a job-related field is preferred but not required.
Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule

This position is employed through Associated Students (AS). AS offers an excellent benefits package including Medical, Dental & Vision insurance, Life Insurance, Vacation, Sick Leave, 14 paid Holidays, company sponsored retirement program and more.

The range position is $23.14 - $28.93 per hour.  The anticipated hiring range: $23.14 - $28.93 per hour, dependent upon qualifications and experience.  

HOURS: Full-Time, Non-Exempt at 40 hours per week; schedule is generally Monday – Friday during business hours but periodically varies to accommodate working evening and weekend events. 

General Information

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily upon verbal offer of employment. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment.  

Candidates should apply by completing the on-line application. To submit an application and for more detailed information on the application and hiring process, please visit this link: www.csun.edu/careers

Associated Students, California State University, Northridge, Inc. (A.S.) is proud to operate on the California State University, Northridge (CSUN) campus serving students.  As part of the campus community, A.S. follows the California State University (CSU) policy that strongly recommends all faculty, staff and students who are accessing campus facilities at any university location to be immunized (aka vaccinated) against the virus that causes COVID-19.  

CSUN Associated Students (A.S.) is a 501(c)3 corporation integrated with California State University, Northridge campus.  Its mission is to serve as the primary advocate for students at CSUN and to provide excellent, meaningful programs and services designed to create and enhance a spirited, learning-focused campus environment.  A.S. offers programs in sustainability; outdoor adventures; sport clubs; child care; ticket, transportation passes and attraction discount ticket sales; concerts, fairs and lectures.  A.S. has its own infrastructure that includes risk management; information technology support; marketing; accounting and human resources.
California State University, Northridge (CSUN) is a comprehensive university that delivers award-winning undergraduate and graduate programs to nearly 38,000 students annually and counts hundreds of thousands of alumni who elevate Southern California and beyond. Since its founding in 1958, CSUN has made a significant and long-term economic impact on California, generating nearly $1.9 billion in economic impact and more than 11,700 jobs each year. Serving more students on Pell Grants than any other institution in California, CSUN is also a social elevator and one of the most diverse universities in the country. 

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