Director of Housing Facilities Operations

University of Alaska

Director of Housing Facilities Operations


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Classification:Facilities Services-Maintenance, Operations & Utilities Supervisor 5

Grade:Grade 81

Work type:On Campus, Staff Full-time

Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage

School/Business unit:UAA VCAS Business Services


Categories: Executive/Director/Management, Business/ Administrative/ Personnel, Academic Advising/Student Support & Services


Position Summary:

The Campus Services division brings together UAA's diverse portfolio of revenue generating enterprises: Parking Services; Housing Facilities and Finance; Campus Dining; the Avis Alaska Sports Center; Event Services, the Alaska Airlines Center, the Wendy Williamson Auditorium; the UAA ecommerce textbook store; and the Campus Gearshop. Campus Services generates approximately $14.2 million in annual gross revenue, and provides accountability and oversight of another $5 million in annual contracted dining and textbook revenue. The Director of Housing Facilities Operations (Director) plays a key role in the largest of these enterprises, Housing Facilities and Finance. The Director oversees the general facilities operations of UAA's 1,000-bed residential campus.


The Housing Maintenance team consists of seven (7) full time, benefited Crafts and Trades maintenance and custodial personnel, including two non-supervisory leads. This team is divided into two shops: Housing Maintenance and Custodial. In the summer conference season, the team can grow to 15 or more full time workers, including temporary workers. Under the Director's guidance, this team is responsible for all routine maintenance and custodial services within three large residence halls, 20 townhomes, 80 apartments, and five off-campus condominiums.


The successful candidate must have the ability to inspire and lead the Housing Facilities team toward our vision, mission, and core values.


The successful candidate must be highly ethical, trustworthy, self-aware and embrace a mindset of continuous improvement.


Management skills to include the ability to plan and perform the administration of multiple program activities/functions, operations and projects.


The successful candidate must have the ability to inspire a shared responsibility toward creating a culture of diversity and inclusivity.


The successful candidate must consistently demonstrate dependability, collaboration, effective communication, initiative, and a commitment to putting students first.


The successful candidate must have Advanced management skills that demonstrate the ability to lead and oversee multi-faceted functions and projects. Supervisory experience and strong delegation skills.


Minimum Qualifications:


Bachelor's degree and ten years of progressive leadership experience supporting facilities operation in an educational setting or an equivalent combination of training and experience.


A valid driver's license and clean driving record in compliance with UA Safe Driving Criteria is required.


Preference given to candidates with residential facilities and operations leadership experience in a college or university setting.


Position Details:


This position is located on the University of Alaska campus in Anchorage. This is a full-time, exempt staff position complete with both a competitive salary and UA provides a generous compensation package that includes retirement options, annual leave, 12 paid holidays per year, tuition waivers for employees and family members, and affordable medical, dental and vision care coverage. New hires will be placed on the, Grade 81, based on education and experience.


Review of applicants will begin immediately, to ensure full consideration you must apply by 03/12/2024.


This recruitment is open internally to current UA employees or those otherwise eligible to apply to internal postings.


FERPA certification or certification completion within 30 days of the job start date.

Title IX certification or certification completion within 30 days of the job start date.

Behavior Based Safety (BBS) certification or certification completion within 30 days of the job start date.

Workplace Harassment Prevention certification or certification completion within 30 days of the job start date.


*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction. Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.


The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.


UA is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, educational institution and provider and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:


The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.


Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.


If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Tricia Kofoid, Campus Services HR Coordinator, at 907-751-7210 or


Applications Close: Open until filled


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