The Facilities Service Manager - will direct and supervise the provision of custodial, grounds keeping and pest control services across the RUSVM campus and properties (owned or leased) as well as oversee the helpdesk services function. Reporting directly to the Senior Manager, Facilities, the incumbent will also work closely with the Facilities Operations Manager, the Facilities Buildings and Repairs Manager and other departments to establish, plan and improve housekeeping and grounds activities throughout the University.
The incumbent will develop work programs, methods/procedures, schedules and assess the need for new/additional services; Prepare annual budget estimates; direct replenishment and purchasing of needed equipment, supplies and materials; organize training of staff in custodial procedures, landscaping and irrigation as well as practices related to disaster recovery. The Facilities Services Manager will have overall responsibility for implementing and maintaining standards for grounds, housekeeping as well as the acquisition of environmentally friendly products in accordance with LEED, government and Institutional standards.
The successful candidate will be a self-starter with the ability to assess and implement systems, schedules and procedures to meet the demands of a fast-paced environment and work across disciplines and functional areas to achieve objectives.
Completes other duties as assigned.
Good experience of working within a customer-facing environment is a requirement for this position along with exceptional people management and administration skills. Specific qualifications and competencies within this general requirement include the following:
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Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine (RUSVM) offers a unique program of training on the island of St. Kitts in the Caribbean. A cutting-edge curriculum, with innovative use of technologies and simulations, provides the best possible training for tomorrow’s veterinarians. Students benefit from seven semesters of integrated preclinical and clinical studies at our St Kitts campus, and one year of clinical training at our affiliate veterinary teaching hospitals in the United States, Canada, Europe and Australia.
Our ongoing research focuses on key issues strategically relevant to One Health in tropical and developing countries and includes zoonotic diseases, food safety and security, environmental health, and conservation medicine. We prioritize recruitment of talented faculty and are now seeking a key new member of our team to join us as we develop new programs to best prepare our graduates to face the global opportunities and challenges of veterinary medicine in the 21st century.