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Facilities Team Manager at University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, MN

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Facilities Management, a department of University Services, is responsible for the physical assets of the University to ensure a safe, reliable and welcoming environment for students, faculty, staff and visitors in support of the University’s mission of teaching, research and outreach. The University of Minnesota’s Facilities Management department maintains 23 million square feet, currently divided into 5 geographic areas, with an annual budget of $175 million. We employ 1,100 employees, represented by 22 unions. Our goal is to provide a customer-focused, accountable culture which delivers services in a cost effective and efficient manner.

This position is responsible for all maintenance and custodial activities in team building(s) (approximately 1 M gross square feet) and serves as the customer’s single point of contact for the daily tactical facilities related work. This position focuses on the direct delivery of continuous cleaning and preventive maintenance in assigned building(s), directly supervising the maintenance and custodial personnel (including a custodial or facilities supervisor) for assigned building(s).  Responsible for customer service and other facilities management support functions. Meets regularly with primary building contacts and is responsible for insuring  ensuring that FM is meeting or exceeding customer expectations.  Ensure environmental sustainability initiatives are integrated into all facilities operations.  Reports to District Associate Director.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BA or BS degree
  • Minimum eight years of experience in a facilities management organization, including direct customer support.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two years of management experience leading or supervising building maintenance and/or custodial work teams.


The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission.  The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.

The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.  To learn more about diversity at the U:  http://diversity.umn.edu.

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