Assistant Director of Grounds|
The Human Resources Department announces the position of Assistant Director of Grounds reporting to the Senior Director, Facilities Services.
Responsibilities include: direct and manage campus grounds by utilizing a blend of staff and contracted services; plan and schedule work to meet variations in weather conditions and deadlines; assign workforce to meet varying seasonal workloads; interview, hire, appraise, and discipline as required; optimize utilization of staff and outside contractors; develop and implement training programs for safety and work techniques; establish written work procedures; provide technical innovation for Grounds maintenance; develop and standardize road and walk maintenance techniques; develop contingency plans and organize emergency response for snow removal and floods; coordinate major landscape improvement projects from inception to implementation; develop schedules and environmental controls for grounds pest and weed control; select, order, direct installation of site plantings and materials to enhance campus grounds; develop working relationship with campus constituents in areas of roadway management, pest control, plantings and materials, turf grass management; provide support for excavation projects; develop and control cost estimates for construction of landscape projects; research new materials and techniques; establish, promulgate and enforce Grounds policy for the campus; familiar with and interpret environmental regulations and policies; pursue funding and material resources for Grounds operations; specify, select, and recommend purchases related to areas of oversight. Develop and manage budgets allocations; inventory control for all Grounds materials; hours vary based on seasonal demand; schedule may change weekly; positively represent the University to all guests and University Staff/Faculty; and performs related work as assigned.
Internal Application Deadline: June 13, 2012
External Application Deadline: Until Position is Filled
Anticipated Starting Date: As soon As Possible