Manager of Facilities and Operations, Compton Union Building
Employee Type: AP-Administrative Professional
Position Number: 110143
Work Location: Pullman
Summary of Duties: Coordinate daily operations and provide excellent customer service and risk management for the 250,000 square foot Compton Union Building. Responsible to recruit, hire, train, evaluate and develop a student staff that will deliver meeting and event support services for over 5,100 reservations and an average of 12,000 daily visits annually for the Compton Union Building. Assist with the development and management of a budget of over $450,000 for building operations and event services. Assist with the development and management of a budget of over $450,000 for building operations and event services. This person will be responsible for the hiring, training, evaluation, and supervision of a variety of student staff positions including: Building Managers and Event Set-Up staff for the Compton Union Building (40 temporary). This individual will additionally be responsible for coordinating student staff development for all CUB Administration student staff.
Required Qualifications: A Bachelors degree in a relevant field and four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in a field related to the functional managerial area which has included at least one (1) year of supervisory experience. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.
Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens – locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has a current enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,000 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), as well as its numerous other locations across the State of Washington and online through its Global Campus. With a new President (Dr. Kirk Schulz began as the University’s 11th president in June 2016) and a new Vice President of Finance and Administration (Stacy Pearson started in March 2017); the University community is energized and excited.
U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "America's Best Colleges" rankings place WSU in the top 75 public national universities. WSU was one of only three Northwest universities to be placed in the top two tiers, along with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. WSU is ranked as a "highest research activity" institution by the Carne...gie Foundation and is in the top 12 percent of research universities as reported by the National Science Foundation. Also, WSU was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its engagement activities with its Community Engagement Classification.
WSU employs approximately 6,000 faculty and professional staff and the University deeply values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. WSU students represent diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds: approximately 10 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington, and approximately 6.8 percent are international students. WSU annually awards more than $280 million in scholarships and financial aid to approximately 17,000 undergraduate students.