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Assistant Director for Housing Facility Operations (505923)

California State University, Northridge
California, United States
30+ days ago


At CSUN we aspire to continually grow as an inclusive, cooperative community! 

CSUN strives to be a destination workplace, where everyone understands that they belong to a community that is vital in advancing student success and providing exemplary service to all stakeholders. We foster an environment of success, both for our students and our employees. We have a relentless passion for celebrating diversity, equity, and inclusion as well as being an employer of choice. You will also have the opportunity to realize your own personal goals and be recognized for the work you do and enjoy the unique value the CSUN community can offer. As a leader you will have the opportunity to thrive in a community in which our leaders share common traits as identified in our Leadership Principles If this sounds like you, you've come to the right place.


Under general supervision, the Assistant Director for Housing Facility Operations supervises the day-to-day operations of the housing grounds, custodial and mailroom staff. This incumbent creates, implements, and monitors processes for work completion, conducts inspections; plans and implements preventative maintenance and other processes related to the facilities area;  and works cooperatively with all Housing staff in support and implementation of the CSUN mission.

  • Supervises, trains, assigns, reports time, and evaluates the performance of subordinate staff and has direct supervisory responsibility for two Leads and twenty full-time, permanent staff members.
  • Provides input for an annual budget in excess of 5 million dollars and assists the Associate Director in planning and implementing an aggressive schedule of facilities upgrades, preventative maintenance, and construction projects.
  • Responsible for the transition of our residential facilities for use by Conference Services and the transition from the summer for student use each Fall term and all necessary tasks involved in opening and closing our residential facilities.
  • As a leader, demonstrates a commitment to student success that is mission aligned with the university’s vision, values and priorities. Establishes an ethical and collegial work environment, promoting a collaborative, accountable and inclusive team. Encourages a courageous and resilient solution-oriented environment by participating in new opportunities to further the mission of the university. Participates in developing initiatives that further support the campus mission with a service-oriented and catalytic mind set. Strengthens employees by being communicative and a talent builder that develops team attributes, furthering departmental goals.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

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  • Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelor's degree in a job-related field.
  • Substitution of experience for any part of a degree will depend upon the unique position needs.
  • Equivalent to two years of progressively responsible professional/administrative and management experience.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Leadership

  • Knowledge and experience in facilities and maintenance operations management; ability to deal effectively with public, parents, students, faculty, staff, and external agencies; demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; exercise effective and independent professional judgment;
  • Ability to establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with facility users; relate successfully in one-on-one and group situations with persons representing diverse backgrounds; understanding of the cultural, social, recreational, and educational needs of students.
  • Ability to effectively supervise staff; ability to focus on multiple projects and work to meet deadlines; strong interpersonal, managerial, budgetary, organizational, and communication skills; high level of self motivation and demonstrated ability to work successfully with a diverse clientele; strong client-centered orientation; and demonstrated ability in teamwork and collaboration.
  • Lead diverse teams to support the operational mission and vision of employers by fostering an ethical, inclusive and collegial work environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to support ongoing improvement through courageous, resilient, and catalytic leadership.
  • Lead varying initiatives through a collaborative, service-oriented and communicative approach.
  • Demonstrated commitment to employee development, recognition, and accountability to further operational goals.

Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule

  • Salary is commensurate with knowledge, skills, and experience. The University offers excellent fringe benefits.

General Information

  • This position is a sensitive position as designated by the CSU.
  • A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
  • The person holding this position may be considered a 'limited reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
  • This position is a "designated position" in the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position is required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission.
  • Candidates should apply by completing the CSUN on-line application. To submit an application and for more detailed information on the application and hiring process, please visit this link:
  • Applications received through December 10, 2021, will be considered in the initial review and review of applications will continue until position is filled.
  • CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so.  Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. To learn more visit our Matadors Forward site:

Equal Employment Opportunity

CSUN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion,  national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, and disability. Our nondiscrimination policy is set forth in CSU Executive Order 1096.  Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting Recruitment Services at 818-677-2101.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 59971811
  • Location:
    California, United States
  • Position Title: Assistant Director for Housing Facility Operations (505923)
  • Company Name: California State University, Northridge
  • Job Function: Academic Administration
  • Job Type: Full-Time
Education / Teaching / Administration
Northridge , CA , US

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