Salary Range: Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications About SMU SMU’s more than 12,000 diverse, high-achieving students come from all 50 states and 90 countries to take advantage of the University’s small classes, hands-on research opportunities, leadership development, community service, international study and innovative programs. The University offers a strong foundation in the humanities and sciences and undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs through eight schools. Now in its second century of achievement, SMU is increasingly recognized for the ways it supports students, faculty and alumni as they become ethical leaders in their professions and communities. On the most beautiful college campus in the country, SMU Mustangs are energized by unbridled opportunities – from teaching, learning and research to creativity, performance and athletic endeavor. About the Position: Assist the Associate Director of Maintenance and Grounds in driving the production of the Facilities Department by analyzing work flow, productivity, time management and asset allocation. The primary function shall include, but not be limited to assisting in the implementation and enforcement of training, safety, and regulatory compliance policies as well as the monitoring daily maintenance operations. Required to be able to move frequently around campus to consult with technicians, building representatives, contractors and vendors as necessary to facilitate efficient operation. Must be able to act in the capacity of district manager in the event of an unplanned or scheduled absence. Must be able to offer direction as needed to mechanics, technicians, tradesman and district managers when applicable. Essential Functions: Assist in the supervision of the daily operation of the facilities department as well as the management of forms, personnel, scheduling, and expense monitoring. Interact with, as well as, schedule contractors and vendors related to building and equipment needs. Aids in monitoring staff attendance, hiring, training, coaching, and mentoring. May assist with conducting technical reviews of direct reports as well as discerning appropriate corrective actions. Assist with budgetary analysis of facilities related expenses. Assist with analysis of departmental accomplishments and the compilation of historical data to identify trends with regards to performance. Remain current through self-directed professional reading, developing professional contacts with colleagues, attending professional development courses, and attending training courses as outlined by the Director and/or Associate Director of Maintenance and Grounds. Perform or direct training that includes but not limited to Safety, Standard Operating Procedures, Policies, and the like. Assist with the establishment and implementation of departmental policies, goals, objectives, and procedures. Assist with auditing of work quality. Analyze data to track productivity trends. Contributes to the overall success of the Division of Facilities Planning and Management by performing all other duties and responsibilities as assigned.