Maintenance Manager

5 months ago(8/30/2017 3:33 PM)
Job ID
Wilf-Amsterdam Ave & 185th St
Employee Classification
Supporting Services - Manhattan
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more.  


We are a leading global educational institution that employs over 2,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission: to “bring wisdom to life” through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve. We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together.


The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University’s retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and a shuttle to nearby subway locations.


The Position

The Maintenance Manager supervises the day to day operation and staff at the assigned campus


  • Review work orders and assign work to appropriate staff member;
  • Create schedules for the maintenance staff to ensure adequate coverage;
  • Update and review payroll in the web based technology, Kronos;
  • Order supplies and materials to ensure adequate inventory;
  • Manage employees;
  • Interacts daily with students and staff;
  • Interacts regularly with deans and directors;
  • Interacts and coordinates with a variety of University vendors;
  • Budget responsibility is limited to procurement of day-to-day maintenance supplies.




Education & Experience

  • Associate’s Degree and 3-5 years of experience managing a diverse maintenance environment or a combination of skills and experience is required;
  • Certification in industrial facilities operations is required and;
  • Knowledge of general union guidelines and operating procedures;
  • Experience in higher education is preferred.

Skills & Competencies

  • Fosters, encourages and facilitates open communication and an atmosphere of open expression and communication;
  • Gains cooperation by explicitly addressing others interests and concerns;
  • Continually searches for ways to increase satisfaction of faculty, students, staff and other constituents;
  • Actions are consistent with University strategic and operational objectives and standards;
  • Supports fair treatment and equal opportunity for all and enforces that policy within his/her sphere of influence.


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