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Director of Building & Special Services

Apply now Job no: 495733
Department: Building & Special Services
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Salary Staff
Categories: Administration, Custodial, Building Support, Grounds
Status: Full Time
Temporary: No

Job Title:

Director of Building & Special Services

Job Summary:

Dir Building & Special Servs, (Custodial)
Position leads, manages, plans, organizes and controls a large facility custodial operation for a university campus consisting of approximately 200 buildings, driving efficient and customer-focused service.







Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in facilities maintanence operations, engineering, business management, or labor relations; at least 5 years managing custodial services in the hospitality industry or in the higher education environment. Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience providing the knowledge/skills/abilities listed above may be substituted. Experience in these knowledge/skills/abilities may be earned concurrently.


Desired Qualifications:

Master's degree; CEFP, EFP.

Experience in dealing with a wide range of detailed professional, managerial and training- related tasks where frequent independent interpretations and decisions are required. Position directly affects the effectiveness of the Physical Facilities Department and the University community as a whole. Must have the ability to multitask and determine appropriate priorities in the best interest of the organization that are consistent with the objectives of upper management. Must be able to meet deadlines and work under pressure. May be required to work a flexible schedule at times including some nights and weekends. Strong organizational and management skills required with an understanding of modern customer service practices and the ability to maintain records of business activity and expenditures.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Specific knowledge of custodial and event services to include industry best practices, work loading, condition assessment strategies, and budget management.


Special Instructions to Applicants:



EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:
Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of sex/gender (including sexual harassment, sexual violence, sexual misconduct, domestic violence, dating violence, or stalking), race, color, religion, national origin (ancestry), disability, age (40 years or older), sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, status as a parent or foster parent, military status, or veteran status in its recruitment, selection, and employment practices. Requests for all reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.
As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at:, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223.
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A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact or (513) 529-3560.

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