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Building Coordinator - Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology - Bldg/Facil Coord IV
Cornell University in Ithaca, New York
 
 
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Date Posted 10/05/2020
Category
Admin-Other Administrative Positions
Employment Type FullTime
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 

The Chemistry and Chemical Biology Department is one of the oldest Chemistry departments in the nation with a proud history of discovery, innovation and scholarship. Among the faculty, there are Nobel Prize winners, National Academy Members, MacArthur Fellows and Guggenheim Fellows. Education is a central focus for the Department that teaches thousands of undergraduate and advanced students each year. Both graduate students and postdoctoral fellows perform cutting edge chemical research that is supported by many national granting agencies and foundations. The Department is committed to the advancement and inclusion of all students and aims to foster a diverse environment for science and learning.
The department consists of ~ 30 faculty, ~ 40 non-tenured academics, ~ 50 postdoctoral associates/fellows and visiting scientists, ~ 170 graduate students and ~ 35 non-academic staff with office, lab, and research spaces distributed in Baker Lab, ST Olin Chemistry Research Wing, and the Physical Science Building.
The Building Coordinator will assist the Facilities Manager with daily operation, maintenance and security of Baker Laboratory and ST Olin Chemistry Research Wing (~292,000 square feet) and the Dept. spaces located in the Physical Sciences Building (~31,000 square feet) which houses teaching, research and administrative activities. With minimal supervision, diagnose problems and make decisions based on consideration of numerous and complex criteria. This requires an understanding of the mechanics of the buildings combined with a basic understanding of the research equipment in the individual labs. Involve proper authorities and notify building occupants when decision will negatively impact safe working environment. Procure required maintenance and repairs and monitor progress through completion. Coordinate these repairs to ensure minimal disruption to teaching and research activities. Oversee security of both buildings. Accompany Safety Manager during yearly fire/safety inspection. Resolve issues involving housekeeping and building related violations. Perform daily inspection for housekeeping, safety and maintenance issues in both buildings. Maintain computer records for maintenance tickets. Hire, train and supervise student employees. Serve as back-up and assistant to the Facilities Manager who oversees the operation and maintenance of Olin and Baker.

   

Required Qualifications: Trade/Vocational/Technical School and 2 to 4 years relevant experience in physical plant/building maintenance and construction or equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.  Requires knowledge and understanding of electrical, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), plumbing, and general construction.  Requires working knowledge of blueprints and mechanical drawings.  Must be self motivated, observant and able to anticipate and diagnose problems. Must have excellent organizational and communication skills and the ability to prioritize, multi-task, and work in a team environment.  Proven ability to work independently to complete tasks to achieve departmental objectives while creating and maintaining a high-quality and respectful work environment.  Working knowledge of computer applications such as email, Word, FileMaker and Excel needed.   Must observe safety protocols in research environment that uses hazardous chemicals, hazardous gases, radioactive material, magnetic fields and lasers.  Must have the ability to interact professionally and proactively with a wide variety of clientele. 

Preferred Qualifications: General knowledge of building codes is preferred and working knowledge of Metasys Control software, or related programs.  Be able to lift up to 100 lbs. with proper equipment.

Applications will be accepted through Tuesday, October 13th. To be considered you must submit BOTH cover letter and resume.  We have found it most efficient to save as one document prior to attaching.

No visa sponsorship or relocation assistance are provided for this position.

  

University Job Title:

Bldg/Facil Coord IV

Level:

D

Pay Rate Type:

Hourly

Company:

Endowed

Contact Name:

Sharon VanDeMark

Number of Openings:

1

Current Employees:

If you currently work at Cornell University, please exit this website and log in to Workday using your Net ID and password. Select the Career icon on your Home dashboard to view jobs at Cornell.

Online Submission Guidelines:

Most positions at Cornell will require you to apply online and submit both a resume/CV and cover letter.  You can upload documents either by “dragging and dropping” them into the dropbox or by using the “upload” icon on the application page. For more detailed instructions on how to apply to a job at Cornell, visit How We Hire on the HR website.

Employment Assistance:

If you require an accommodation for a disability in order to complete an employment application or to participate in the recruiting process, you are encouraged to contact Cornell University's Department of Inclusion and Workforce Diversity at voice (607) 255-3976, fax (607) 255-7481, or email at owdi@cornell.edu .

For general questions about the position or the application process, please contact the Recruiter listed in the job posting.

Applicants that do not have internet access are encouraged to visit your local library, or local Department of Labor. You may also visit the office of Workforce Recruitment and Retention Monday - Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. to use a dedicated workstation to complete an online application.

Notice to Applicants:

Please read the required Notice to Applicants statement by clicking here . This notice contains important information about applying for a position at Cornell as well as some of your rights and responsibilities as an applicant.

EEO Statement:

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. We also recognize a lawful preference in employment practices for Native Americans living on or near Indian reservations. Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students, and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose, and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery, and engagement.

2020-09-28-07:00

The Chemistry and Chemical Biology Department is one of the oldest Chemistry departments in the nation with a proud history of discovery, innovation and scholarship. Among the faculty, there are Nobel Prize winners, National Academy Members, MacArthur Fellows and Guggenheim Fellows. Education is a central focus for the Department that teaches thousands of undergraduate and advanced students each year. Both graduate students and postdoctoral fellows perform cutting edge chemical research that is supported by many national granting agencies and foundations. The Department is committed to the advancement and inclusion of all students and aims to foster a diverse environment for science and learning.
The department consists of ~ 30 faculty, ~ 40 non-tenured academics, ~ 50 postdoctoral associates/fellows and visiting scientists, ~ 170 graduate students and ~ 35 non-academic staff with office, lab, and research spaces distributed in Baker Lab, ST Olin Chemistry Research Wing, and the Physical Science Building.
The Building Coordinator will assist the Facilities Manager with daily operation, maintenance and security of Baker Laboratory and ST Olin Chemistry Research Wing (~292,000 square feet) and the Dept. spaces located in the Physical Sciences Building (~31,000 square feet) which houses teaching, research and administrative activities. With minimal supervision, diagnose problems and make decisions based on consideration of numerous and complex criteria. This requires an understanding of the mechanics of the buildings combined with a basic understanding of the research equipment in the individual labs. Involve proper authorities and notify building occupants when decision will negatively impact safe working environment. Procure required maintenance and repairs and monitor progress through completion. Coordinate these repairs to ensure minimal disruption to teaching and research activities. Oversee security of both buildings. Accompany Safety Manager during yearly fire/safety inspection. Resolve issues involving housekeeping and building related violations. Perform daily inspection for housekeeping, safety and maintenance issues in both buildings. Maintain computer records for maintenance tickets. Hire, train and supervise student employees. Serve as back-up and assistant to the Facilities Manager who oversees the operation and maintenance of Olin and Baker.

   

Required Qualifications: Trade/Vocational/Technical School and 2 to 4 years relevant experience in physical plant/building maintenance and construction or equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.  Requires knowledge and understanding of electrical, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), plumbing, and general construction.  Requires working knowledge of blueprints and mechanical drawings.  Must be self motivated, observant and able to anticipate and diagnose problems. Must have excellent organizational and communication skills and the ability to prioritize, multi-task, and work in a team environment.  Proven ability to work independently to complete tasks to achieve departmental objectives while creating and maintaining a high-quality and respectful work environment.  Working knowledge of computer applications such as email, Word, FileMaker and Excel needed.   Must observe safety protocols in research environment that uses hazardous chemicals, hazardous gases, radioactive material, magnetic fields and lasers.  Must have the ability to interact professionally and proactively with a wide variety of clientele. 

Preferred Qualifications: General knowledge of building codes is preferred and working knowledge of Metasys Control software, or related programs.  Be able to lift up to 100 lbs. with proper equipment.

Applications will be accepted through Tuesday, October 13th. To be considered you must submit BOTH cover letter and resume.  We have found it most efficient to save as one document prior to attaching.

No visa sponsorship or relocation assistance are provided for this position.

  

University Job Title:

Bldg/Facil Coord IV

Level:

D

Pay Rate Type:

Hourly

Company:

Endowed

Contact Name:

Sharon VanDeMark

Number of Openings:

1

Current Employees:

If you currently work at Cornell University, please exit this website and log in to Workday using your Net ID and password. Select the Career icon on your Home dashboard to view jobs at Cornell.

Online Submission Guidelines:

Most positions at Cornell will require you to apply online and submit both a resume/CV and cover letter.  You can upload documents either by “dragging and dropping” them into the dropbox or by using the “upload” icon on the application page. For more detailed instructions on how to apply to a job at Cornell, visit How We Hire on the HR website.

Employment Assistance:

If you require an accommodation for a disability in order to complete an employment application or to participate in the recruiting process, you are encouraged to contact Cornell University's Department of Inclusion and Workforce Diversity at voice (607) 255-3976, fax (607) 255-7481, or email at owdi@cornell.edu .

For general questions about the position or the application process, please contact the Recruiter listed in the job posting.

Applicants that do not have internet access are encouraged to visit your local library, or local Department of Labor. You may also visit the office of Workforce Recruitment and Retention Monday - Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. to use a dedicated workstation to complete an online application.

Notice to Applicants:

Please read the required Notice to Applicants statement by clicking here . This notice contains important information about applying for a position at Cornell as well as some of your rights and responsibilities as an applicant.

EEO Statement:

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. We also recognize a lawful preference in employment practices for Native Americans living on or near Indian reservations. Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students, and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose, and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery, and engagement.

2020-09-28-07:00

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