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Facilities Supervisor 3

Company: Penn State University
Location: University Park
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:


If you are a current employee (faculty, staff, technical service, or student) at Penn State, please login to Workday to complete the internal application process. If you are a current student at Penn State and seeking employment with Penn State, please login to Workday to complete the student application process.


The Office of Physical Plant is an organization driven by its mission to "Provide Excellent Facilities Services for Penn State." Our values model those of Penn State's and we are especially committed to our vision to "have a culture of inclusion and diversity where everyone enjoys coming to work." As a primary leader within Physical Plant, it will be expected that the incoming leader be able to embody and model Penn State's commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion as well as the commitment expressed by Finance and Business.

Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Supervision, administration, and training of technical-service employees to ensure that quality custodial cleaning procedures of University facilities are followed
  • Hire, supervise, and evaluate assigned staff and technical-service employees
  • Handle discipline issues utilizing the Union-University Agreement and human resources procedures and policies.
  • Represent the University in various meetings such as unemployment compensation hearings, grievances, and other labor relations issues.
  • Administer and control assigned budget(s)
  • Develop and provide data and analytical input to the budgeting and planning process
  • Establish cleaning procedures
  • Plan work schedules
  • Maintain supplies and equipment inventories
  • Ensure adequate distribution of materials to job sites
  • Inspect and ensure quality and quantity standards are met
  • Responsible for conducting employee training needs assessment plans
  • Schedule and perform required training for assigned employees
  • Monitor custodial safety measures ensuring safe and proper working conditions
  • Perform safety inspections and ensure the security of physical facilities and assigned buildings
  • Recommend and implement injury prevention measures and investigate accidents
  • Advise and/or resolve with supervisor/client workflow status or problems on a daily basis
  • Utilize various computer programs
  • Shift is Monday - Friday from 4:30 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.

Typically requires an Associate's degree or higher plus four years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Requires IICRC Certification within two years of hire. This position requires that you operate a motor vehicle as a part of your job duties. A valid driver's license and successful completion of a motor vehicle records check will be required in addition to standard background checks.


Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act and the Pennsylvania Act of 1988, Penn State publishes a combined Annual Security and Annual Fire Safety Report (ASR). The ASR includes crime statistics and institutional policies concerning campus security, such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. The ASR is available for review here.

Employment with the University will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies.

EEO is the Law

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applications without regards to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact 814-865-1473.

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University Park, PA

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