The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Pennâ™s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.
Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.
The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.
This full-time position has primary responsibility for leading and managing projects and contracts for residential buildings and dining halls managed by Residential and Hospitality Services (RHS). These buildings operate 7 days a week, 24 hours per day including all University recognized holidays. This position has responsibility for supervising a specialist team to ensure consistency in excellence of service. Activities include leading dining hall maintenance efforts, representing RHS at project meetings, program management of RHS facilities improvements and budgets, & managing the operational side of major contracts between RHS and various vendors. Additionally, this position evaluates and audits on-campus service vendors within the residential system. The incumbent is expected to maintain active collaboration with Facility Services (FRES), Division of Public Safety (DPS) and coordinate closely with College Houses and Academic Services (CHAS) and Hospitality Services to support their operations. The successful individual is expected to support the department's effort to foster a living environment that is supportive and productive to all groups and individuals of Penn regardless of their race, sex, nationality, religion, sexual orientation or ability. RHS provides essential 24/7 services for the University of Pennsylvania. This position is an 'essential employee' & is expected to work when normal campus operations are suspended (eg. inclement weather) or if there is an emergency impacting on-campus residents. In addition, this position will be expected to work when normal campus operations are suspended (eg. inclement weather) or if there is an emergency impacting on-campus residents. In addition, this position will be expected to work outside of regular schedule during peak activity periods (eg. move-in). To the extent possible, managers will provide timely notice of modified work schedules.
Job Location - City, State
Department / School
Residential and Hospitality Services
$50,684.00 - $91,232.00
Affirmative Action Statement Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.
Special Requirements Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
Internal Number: JR00001078
About University of Pennsylvania
Penn has a long and proud tradition of intellectual rigor and pursuit of innovative knowledge, begun by Benjamin Franklin in 1740. That tradition lives today through the creativity, entrepreneurship, and engagement of our faculty, students, and staff. Academic life at Penn is unparalleled, with an undergraduate student body of 10,000 from every U.S. state and around the world. The entering class of 2015 is the most talented and diverse in Penn's history. Consistently ranked among the top 10 universities in the country, Penn welcomes an additional 10,000 students to our top-ranked graduate and professional schools.