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Coordinator / Facilities Maintenance

Facilities / Skilled Trades, Other


Coordinator / Facilities Maintenance

  • 521777
  • Blacksburg, Virginia, United States
  • Athletic Department
  • Facilities / Skilled Trades
  • Other
  • Staff
  • Virginia Tech University

Job Description

The Virginia Tech Department of Athletics embraces the core value of diverse and inclusive communities and respects the educational benefits of diverse ideas, peoples, and cultures in order to contribute to the equitable inclusion and just engagement of the world’s communities. Guided by our motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), the Virginia Tech Department of Athletics is committed to fostering a culture that accepts, affirms, and values all individuals and their unique contributions to the department, university, and broader community. We are committed to attracting and retaining student-athletes, coaches, and staff from diverse backgrounds while also fostering an inclusive educational and work environment free from any discrimination based on age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

The Coordinator / Facilities Maintenance will report directly to and assist the Associate AD / Facility Maintenance and Capital Projects with the management and preventative maintenance for all Athletics Department Facilities. These duties will include Electrical, Refrigeration, Preventative Maintenance, Mechanical Services, Controls/ICM and Kitchen Equipment support. Incumbent will serve as informal supervisor and provide work request review for customer request. Position will directly oversee work of Trades Technicians and contract labor in the completion of departmental work request. Position will schedule preventative maintenance and corrective action work assignments. Ensure the execution of work order assignments in coordination with other Facilities Units and with designated Athletics contacts in order that all projects are completed in a timely and cost-effective manner. Incumbent will evaluate and recommend improvements to the Associate AD / Facility Maintenance and Capital Projects for the current Electrical, Refrigeration, Mechanical Services, building controls/ICM, Preventative Maintenance and kitchen equipment areas of Athletics.

Required Qualifications

Considerable experience in the general construction maintenance field.
Strong supervisory skills with demonstrated ability to direct the work of subordinates and contract labor required.
Ability to lay out new construction, interpret drawings and blueprints, prepare cost estimates and project PM schedules and to interact with diverse members of the University Community.
Must have the ability to safely and frequently move and handle heavy objects weighing 50 pounds or more; ability to climb and work from elevated work stations such as ladders and scaffolds; ability to work for long periods of time standing, walking, reaching, bending, pushing/pulling.
Commitment to diversity.
Ability to communicate effectively, have good team work skills, and be able to understand, comprehend and follow directions in the workplace.
Must be able to work in all types of weather conditions, including extreme temperatures.
Will be required to work additional hours/shifts to meet the needs of the department.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in a large commercial or university setting.
Knowledge of state purchasing guidelines and procedures.
Ability to use various computer programs such as Excel, Word, and Access.

Pay Band


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Salary Information

Negotiable from $60,000

Review Date


Additional Information


The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.


About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Stuart Cochran at stuart@vt.edu during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.


Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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