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Sam Houston State University

Last Updated: 5/15/23

Job Description

Department: Residence Life Maintenance
Open until filled: Yes
Requisition: 202300168S

Educational and Experience Requirement:
High school graduate or G.E.D. equivalent. Technical/vocational training related to job duties would be helpful. Minimum of ten years in a particular area, field, or craft, performing at a journeyperson or experience in a related field with at least one year supervisory experience.Additional education may be considered in lieu of experience.

Nature & Purpose of Position:
Provides working supervision, coordination, and leadership to employees in assigned areas and actively participates in a particular craft, skill or unit. Assigns, schedules, supervises, and assists employees in assigned areas in a particular craft, skill, or unit.

Primary Responsibilities:
Supervises, leads, and assists employees in an assigned area or unit of responsibility. Plans, organizes, and controls assigned duties. Directs, delegates, and oversees the work of assigned employees. Schedules work assignments. Handles employee relations, and other employee related areas such as interviewing, evaluating, and making recommendations of applicants and present employees. Handles discipline of employees. Provides training, on-the-job training, and job knowledge from past experience. May have some department duties such as assisting in budgets, reports, department policies, and procedures. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Other Specifications:
This is a working supervisor position that will be required to help employees complete tasks as needed. Good working knowledge and experience in multiple crafts to include plumbing, electrical,HVAC, carpentry, mechanical, and related equipment. Proficiency in all phases of work performed. Working conditions are considered fair but involve more than average (25-50%) exposure to one or more disagreeable elements or hazardous equipment, materials, and chemicals. Contacts will vary according to particular department and area assigned. Contacts include other University departments, faculty, staff, students, and off campus agencies. Work requires the exercise of moderate judgment in the application and interpretation of policy, procedures, or practices to work problems of a well-defined nature. Decisions and commitments usually relate to many minor problems and occasionally to a major one. Moderately serious consequences or loss may result from errors in judgment. Care and attention is required in the performance of duties to prevent injury to self or others.

Uniforms and identification badges are provided by the University according to departmental policy. This position requires driving and operating a university vehicle; therefore, a valid Texas Drivers License and driving record acceptable to the universitys insurance carrier is required.

Position requires on call duty on rotational basis. Subject to after hours phone calls from subordinate on-call employees who are unable to resolve an emergency issue. If not resolved over the phone, may be expected to come to work after hours to resolve issue on a case by case basis. Also expected to respond to after hours issues when the on-call technician does not answer the phone.

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an at will employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions atSHSUrequire background checks in accordance with Education Code 51.215.

Physical Address:
Human Resources Department
1831 University Ave, John W. Thomason Bldg. Suite 202
P.O. Box 2356
Huntsville, TX 77341-2356
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Company Details

Huntsville, Texas, United States
A Great Name in Texas Education! Named for Texas’s greatest hero, Sam Houston State University (SHSU) continually honors its historical roots through academic excellence. For more than 140 years, SHSU has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, “The measure of a Life is its Service,” resonates among its approximately 21,612 students, eight college...