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Yeshiva University Building Manager in Queens, New York

Position Summary:
The Building Manager spearheads, participates in, and directs the day to day maintenance at the Girls High School, located in Holliswood, NY.

Position Responsibilities:
Ensures the general cleaning and maintenance of the school building and campus.
Review weekly setup requests and ensures completion of all requested work on campus.
Create schedules for the maintenance staff to ensure adequate coverage based on the school schedule and any additional programs in the building, including after school hours and weekends.
Review accuracy of timecards and billing.
Ensure adequate inventory of all facilities related supplies and materials, including cleaning supplies, bathroom supplies, paper goods for school functions, etc.
Utilize our Purchasing system to procure the appropriate supplies.
Communicates and works in tandem with our third party cleaning service to ensure that all building needs are attended to throughout the school day and summer season. This includes set up for various spaces and events on a daily basis.
Supervises seasonal gardening and shoveling responsibilities as needed.
Oversee and actively clean and maintain all school refrigerators and freezers on a consistent basis.
Ensures that all lunch periods are both setup and cleaned up. Assists lunch vendors as necessary.
Fosters, encourages, and facilitates open communication between the maintenance crew and the office staff.
Proactively circulates throughout the building to ensure that all spaces are presentable and well maintained.
Work alongside the staff of the external cleaning company workers, coordinating assignments and reviewing and approving timecards.
Responds to the school administrators and office staff in a timely fashion.
Continually searches for ways to increase satisfaction of faculty, students, staff and other constituents.

Experience & Educational Background:
Associate's Degree and 2-4 years of experience managing a diverse housekeeping and maintenance environment or a combination of skills and experience is required.
Certification in industrial housekeeping/facilities operations is required.

Skills & Competencies:
Ability to communicate fluently and read and write in both English and Spanish.
Skilled technically in regards to all aspects of building maintenance, including basic handiwork.
Ability to lift heavy objects.
Flexible and versatile - adapts quickly, willing to change, and has a diverse skill set to accomplish a wide variety of tasks.
Attention to detail, eager to please.

About Us:
Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more.

We are a leading global educational institution that employs 2,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve. We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together.

The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University's retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and have access to a shuttle to nearby subway locations.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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