Senior Manager of Facilities Maintenance

California Institute of the Arts
September 24, 2023
Offerd Salary:$37.32 - $42.20
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Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Negotigation
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Information & Responsibilities


Under the direction of the Executive Director of Facilities Services, this is a working supervisory position whose primary duty is to oversee custodial services for all buildings on campus and to supervise the maintenance of the campus grounds. The Sr. Manager of Facilities Maintenance is responsible for ensuring high quality custodial and grounds services are provided to staff assigned areas.



• Delegate work assignments to ensure buildings and grounds are cleaned to established standards and work orders are completed in a timely manner

• Maintain cleaning records, daily time cards, material requisitions, record and monitor work orders

• Research vendors/materials, purchase supplies, provide recommendations and estimates of costs for day to day operations

• Provide on-going training for grounds and custodial staff, schedule safety meetings and safety training for staff according to business needs

•Work directly with Risk Management, EH&S to update safety protocols and records

• Provide assessment of customer needs, meeting quality standards for services and evaluation of customer satisfaction

• Perform inspections of areas assigned to staff to ensure quality standards and best safety practices are met

• Interview and hire personnel to fill vacancies

• Train new employees in current grounds and custodial methods, including instruction in safe cleaning practices and the proper use of chemicals, equipment and personal protective equipment

• Prepare performance evaluations, implement appropriate disciplinary actions as directed/approved by the VP for Facilities Development & Management

• Ensure staff follows all rules and regulations of the Institute and the Facilities Department

• Ensure the VP is apprised of pertinent custodial and grounds information or staff issues

grounds and custodial support during emergencies and accept additional assignments as needed.

• Be available to work weekends to support special events and/or project on campus

• Other duties as assigned



• Excellent oral and written communication skills

• Excellent organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects

• Ability to maintain cooperative working relationships with member of the campus community

• Ability to work under pressure, multi task and immediately resolve problems

• Ability to effectively manage staff

• Ability to recognize and initiate corrective actions for safety hazards

• Ability to work in a team environment and without close supervision

• Ability to lift up to 50 pounds


• High school diploma, GED or equivalent


• Minimum five (5) years' experience in all phases of custodial cleaning and the use of cleaning equipment

• Minimum two (2) years' experience working as a Custodial Supervisor

• Knowledge of the tools, equipment, and modern cleaning methods common to commercial janitorial services

• Knowledge of grounds tools, equipment, and irrigation maintenance services

• Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services and evaluation of customer satisfaction

• Knowledge of relevant, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective safety operations

• Must have a valid California driver license

How to Apply

This position is available immediately. If you are interested, please follow the link to Interfolio below:

Senior Manager of Facilities Maintenance - ID:122248


$37.32 - $42.20 an hour

Equity & Diversity

California Institute of the Arts shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

Further Information

CalArts has a multidisciplinary approach to its studies of the arts through six schools: Art, Critical Studies, Dance, Film/Video, Music and Theater. CalArts encourages students to explore and recognize the complexity of the many aspects of the arts. It is supported by a distinguished faculty of practicing artists and provides its Bachelor and Master of Fine Arts students with the hands-on training and exposure necessary for an artist's growth. CalArts was founded in 1961 and opened in 1969 as the first institution of higher learning in the United States specifically for students interested in the pursuit of degrees in all areas of visual and performing arts.

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