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Assist the Facility Manager with daily maintenance and housekeeping operations for a large academic department with space in several buildings; initiate contact, coordinate and follow up with Plant Operations and respond to building and facility inquiries and problems from faculty, staff and students.

Work closely with other University departments and outside vendors on furniture orders, carpet and tile installation, office and lab moves and maintain records of work accomplished.

Perform regular inspection of building facilities, furniture, and equipment to determine maintenance and repair needs; coordinate disposition of obsolete equipment and furniture with inventory control duties over department equipment and furnishings.

Serve as liaison with IT-Com, for phone and Ethernet installations, and with Key office, including departmental key distribution duties and record keeping.

Assist the Facility Manager in the planning and implementation of special renovation projects; yearly Space Analysis duties, perform routine administrative and clerical activites including the preparation of special or periodic reports and fiscal records.

Maintain safety standards to assure compliance with University, State, and Federal codes and regulations.

Required Qualifications*

Associate's degree in a relevant technical field or an equivalent combination of education and experience; demonstrated experience planning/coordinating renovation projects and facilities maintenance; knowledge of EHS rules and regulations; knowledge of University policies and procedures; demonstrated knowledge of various computer software applications; good communication skills, both oral and written; excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with a large and diverse group of faculty, staff and students; ability to work effectively as a team member.

Desired Qualifications*

Experience using Microsoft Office, Google Drive applications, and other basic computing skills.  Knowledge of University policies and procedures.

Additional Information

Michigan Engineering’s vision is to be the world’s preeminent college of engineering serving the common good. This global outlook, leadership focus and service commitment permeate our culture. Our vision is supported by a mission and values that, together, provide the framework for all that we do.  Information about our vision, mission and values can be found at: .

The University of Michigan has a storied legacy of commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI). The Michigan Engineering  component of the University’s comprehensive, five-year, DEI strategic plan—along with updates on our programs and resources dedicated to ensuring a welcoming, fair and inclusive environment—can be found at: .

U-M EEO/AA Statement

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