Director of Student Affairs Maintenance

UNLV   •  

Las Vegas, NV

Industry: Education


8 - 10 years

Posted 70 days ago

This job is no longer available.

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Director of Student Affairs Maintenance, UNLV Campus Life [R0113257]


UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution of approximately 31,000 students and more than 3,900 faculty and staff that is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a research university with high research activity. UNLV offers a broad range of respected academic programs and is on a path to join the top tier of national public research universities. The university is committed to recruiting and retaining top students and faculty, educating the region's diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships, and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the launch of a new UNLV School of Medicine. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada.


The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.


This position provides leadership and oversight to all Student Affairs Maintenance personnel and operations. The Director must ensure that policies and procedures are in place for Student Affairs Maintenance operations and fiscal procedures. The Director supervises the Assistant Director for Student Affairs Maintenance and two classified supervisors. The Director needs to be knowledgeable regarding the budget, internal controls and other financial matters. The Director is also responsible for ensuring accurate records keeping of divisional inventory and warranty work. The Director, as the key representative for Student Affairs Maintenance, must build and maintain effective working relationships with other areas, such as other UNLV departments and vendors. The Director will set goals for improvements and efficiencies for Student Affairs Maintenance.

Additionally, this position exists to oversee the daily facilities repair and preventative maintenance for all Student Affairs Facilities (the Student Union, Student Recreation and Wellness Center, residence halls, two dining facilities and support services buildings). Responsibilities include but are not limited to: managing and coordinating the daily maintenance and work for these facilities; in conjunction with the other Assistant Directors to determine short and long term projects, renovations and capital improvements. This position will be responsible for the development, supervision and oversight of 11 multi-trades maintenance staff, which includes training in customer service, establishing procedure and policy in alignment with all Risk Management and Safety protocol and inspections - mechanical rooms, kitchens and equipment; supervising maintenance student staff; warranty management for Campus Life facilities; catalog/track - inventory control; front office/RebelRepair/help desk; budget tracking and purchase order management. Some evening and weekend work required.

Campus Life Equity & Inclusion

Campus Life is firmly committed to creating and maintaining an environment that is diverse, inclusive, and welcoming for all people. This reflects our commitment and journey to bringing multiple perspectives to our community; supporting our students, staff and guests; bringing equity into society and embracing new ideas. This includes the following components:

  • Engage in ongoing self-reflection, learning, and development
  • Be an agent of organizational change
  • Use your position and influence to confront, teach, and learn about issues of equity and inclusion


Required: This position requires a Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university (masterspreferred) and/or equivalent experience/training. A minimum of seven years full-time post-bachelor's experience or 10 years if no bachelors; minimum of seven years' experience in direct supervision, facility maintenance and operations.

Preferred: Masters' Degree with 7 years' post-masters' experience; CEFP or EFP Certification; three years post-master's experience in direct supervision of professional and classified staff; experience with University facility maintenance and operations. Outcomes assessment and analysis experience. Successful candidates will value a high degree of student contact, able to interact effectively with a wide diversity of people, have excellent interpersonal skills, and be able to communicate well in verbal and written form.


Compensation competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding.


Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferredqualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.

Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates' materials will begin immediately and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to January 4, 2019. Materials should be addressed to Eric Morrow, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted online as we do not accept emailed materials.


UNLV employees or employees within the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) MUST use the "Find Jobs" process within Workday to find and apply for jobs at UNLV and other NSHE Institutions. Once you log into Workday, type "Find Jobs" in the search box which will navigate to the internal job posting site. Locate this specific job posting by typing the requisition number, R0113257 in the search box.

If you complete an application outside of the internal application process, your application will be returned and you will have to reapply as an internal applicant which may delay your application.


UNLV is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action educator and employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas employs only United States citizens and non-citizens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Job Category

Administrative Faculty

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Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted.

Announcement Number: R0113257