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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Job Summary

The Department of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences has an opening for a full time Facilities Coordinator/Manager.


25% - Work with various University departments and College of Engineering Facilities to maintain NERS facilities and classrooms in good working order. Report building problems and follow up. Contact point for emergencies and all projects during and after work hours. Responsible for quotes, selecting suppliers, negotiating contracts, purchasing supplies, and services related to custodial, maintenance, office equipment, furniture/supplies, etc.

25% - Coordinate, review with, and report to Department Chair on all aspects of space and facilities belonging to NERS. Maintain the department's space utilization information in the University's Space Management database. Prepare proposals with drawings, specifications, cost estimates, and descriptions for new and renovations of existing facilities. Rectify any code deficiencies and ensure proper licensing and procedures with the appropriate departments such as OSEH and RSS. Oversee all projects through completion.

25% - Assist faculty and staff in procuring major supplies, materials, and services for their research and teaching labs. Train graduate students on the proper use of compressed gases and liquid nitrogen and ensure updates to the Teaching Lab Blue Books. Coordinate OSEH inspections and assist with remediation of any problems.

10% - Contact point and coordinator for emergency and safety planning/training. Perform routine checks of departmental buildings and labs for safety issues. Report any discrepancies and follow up on corrective measures.

10% - Represent the department to other University entities such as CAEN, ITS, ITCOM, etc. on all matters related to infrastructure and facilities. Review ITCOM billing for accuracy and take corrective action as necessary by creating, revising, or deleting phone lines and network services

5% - Work with Property Control in the tagging, inventory, and disposal of equipment. Coordinate the biannual tag inventory by communicating with all applicable departmental faculty, staff, and graduate students.

Required Qualifications*

Bachelor's degree and a minimum of two years of experience in maintenance, construction, or management career background. Two years experience in fiscal coordination and business control. Proficient in computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, email, internet, and database management. Must be capable of being contacted and returning to work after business hours in the event of an emergency. Experience with computerized work order, time keeping, and purchasing systems. The ability to support a diverse faculty, staff, and student clientele. Strong evidence of problem solving with the ability to function in a high pressure environment.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.