Updated: 29 days ago
Location: Plymouth, MASSACHUSETTS
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Position Details

Campus Location Plymouth
Department PSU Physical Plant
Summary of Position

Plymouth State University seeks a Manager of Building Services-Physical Plant to join the Physical Plant leadership team. Primary functions are to manage all aspects of routine and non-routine custodial operations at Plymouth State inclusive of the supervision and leadership of approximately 35 full time staff and contracted individuals, inspection and evaluation of campus facilities to insure high standards of cleanliness, sanitation and safety are consistently maintained and meet established industry standards and governmental regulations, planning and developing long and short range departmental programs to insure evolution and improvements in services and frequencies, supervising Plymouth State’s waste & recycling program, coordinate and meet with various campus customers, scheduling of events, purchasing of supplies and the indirect management of department budget(s) and spending.

Acceptable minimum level of education HS or equivalent
Acceptable minimum years of experience 5-7 years
Additional Job Information

Review of applications will begin on June 21, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled or the search is otherwise closed at the University’s discretion. To receive full consideration for this position, applicants should be prepared to upload the following documents when applying online:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume

Contact information for three professional references that can speak to your work experience will be requested in the Plymouth State application.

Additionally, a pre-employment, post offer physical will be required of the successful candidate.

Posting Number PS2424FY20
Other minimum qualifications
  • Associate’s degree and five years of related custodial experience including at least two years in a supervisory capacity or high school graduation and seven years of custodial experience with two years supervisory.
  • Proficient in the use of Windows based office software including but not limited to Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Supervisory skills with ability to manage personnel with special needs.
  • Well developed communications and human relations skills.
  • Sufficient strength and physical dexterity to perform duties and responsibilities of the job, including heavy work.
  • Ability to wear and use personal protective equipment if required.
  • Valid driver’s license.
Additional Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in a college/university setting.
  • Experience training employees.
  • Experience with budget development and tracking.
  • ISSA CIMS or GCI Certification
  • Ability to multi-task and establish priorities.
  • Strong organizational skills in a fast-paced environment.
  • Thrives in ambiguity
  • Exhibit initiative, responsibility, flexibility and leadership.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a team.
  • Knowledge of state-of-the-art cleaning materials, equipment, methods and practices.
Salary Information

Plymouth State University provides a competitive salary, commensurate with experience, and a comprehensive benefit program.

Plymouth State University (PSU) has consistently earned national recognition for its commitment to community service, environmental sustainability, academic excellence, and employee wellness. The employee benefits package will holistically support your life and career goals. The outstanding benefits include affordable medical, dental, and vision insurance along with university paid life and accidental death & dismemberment. The financial benefits include competitive compensation, a generous retirement plan match and tuition reimbursement benefit that extends to your dependents. Find more information here!

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Work and play where you live! We are located in the heart of NH playground, surrounded by mountains and lakes where all things outdoors are right at your fingertips. Enjoy tax-free shopping, tax-free income and a growing cultural community. Big name concerts, small intimate local theater, delicious restaurants, and much more.

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Percent Time Information (FTE) 1.00
Grade 18
EEO Statement

The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status, genetic information, and political orientation. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S.

Institution Information

Plymouth State University offers high-quality baccalaureate, graduate and doctoral degree programs. Through research and innovative community partnerships, the University contributes to the economic, social, cultural, and environmental development of the North Country and Lakes Region of New Hampshire and beyond.

Plymouth State University (PSU) is transforming the campus to create a first-of-its-kind university holistically organized around integrated clusters. Our goal is to provide a dynamic interdisciplinary and innovative learning environment. Students, faculty, staff, and community will connect to solve real-world challenges that will benefit people and organizations at all levels. We are a residential and comprehensive university with a warm and engaged learning community focused on teaching excellence and regional engagement. The University is located in the heart of the Lakes Region and White Mountains of New Hampshire and serves approximately 4,300 undergraduate and more than 2,000 graduate students.

Our Integrated Cluster Learning Model amplifies the educational experience and strengthens the institution’s legacy of interdisciplinary study and applied experiential learning. PSU students will work in teams with faculty and partners within 7 Integrated Clusters of degree programs: Exploration and Discovery; Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Arts and Technologies; Health and Human Enrichment; Justice and Security; Education, Democracy and Social Change; and Tourism, Environment and Sustainable Societies. Now is an exciting time to join Plymouth State and help shape our new kind of university and ultimately tomorrow’s leaders.

Surrounded by lakes and mountains, PSU’s 170-acre campus provides students with an outstanding natural laboratory for learning and an ideal setting for outdoor recreation. PSU has consistently earned national recognition for its commitment to community service, environmental sustainability, academic excellence, and employee wellness.

Posting Date 06/09/2021
Open Until Filled No
Closing Date
Posting Open to Internal Candidates Only? No
Interested Internal Candidates Exist? Yes
Job Category Salaried Staff (Exempt)
Appointment Type Regular
If TERM position provide projected end date
DOT Safety Information Other - Valid drivers license

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