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Apply now Job no: 105449-US
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Library, Museum, Arts

Position Vacancy ID:


Employment Class:

University Staff-Ongoing

Working Title:

Building and Facility Manager

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Hiring Department:





This is an Ongoing appointment

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $15.42

Job Summary:

This position reports to the Assistant Director of College Library and provides critical administrative program support for the library. This position works closely with all College Library staff and partner staff in troubleshooting and managing day-to-day building and space-related issues, including security services. To that end, the position interacts regularly with the UW Division of Facilities Planning and Management as well as outside facility contractors and vendors. The position manages the lost and found service, distribution of keys, public bulletin boards, and the management of mail and delivery services. This position is responsible for inventory and supply management in support of both internal staff and public facing services. This position works closely with the General Library System (GLS) Business Office concerning the purchase of supplies and budget matters pertaining to current and planned building projects. The position also work closely with the GLS Human Resource office on personnel matters, including aspects of staff onboarding and exiting.

Regarding the security role, the position works closely with the UW Police Department on various security-related issues impacting College Library. This position meets regularly with other UW-Madison Library security officers and their supervisors to discuss security related issues, policies, and procedures. This position supervises the GLS Evening and Weekend Security Officer whose home base is College Library.

These responsibilities require good collaboration and communication skills, and a breadth of knowledge and skills relevant to facilities management, project management, business services, operations, space renovations, customer service, and security.

The Libraries at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are dedicated to the practices of social justice, diversity, equality, and respect among our staff, students, collections, and services. We strive to overcome historical and divisive biases in our society and embrace diverse points of view as assets to the fabric of our community. All positions will be called on to contribute to building this environment.



Additional Requirements:

Physical Requirements:
1. Ability to lift 50 pounds.

Preference will be given to candidates with the following skills and experiences:
1. Administrative support experience.
2. Building and/or facility management experience.
3. Inventory and supply management experience.

Click on the full position details link listed below and then on position description to see a full job description and the skills needed for a successful candidate.

Schedule Comment:

Standard Office Hours (M-F, 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.), some nights/weekends.


Melissa Ortiz
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to Applicants:

Cover letter and resume required. All applications must be submitted through the UW-Madison job site.

Additional Link: Full Position Details
  NOTE: A Probationary Period will be Required
  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

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