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Maintenance Supervisor - 994571

Apply Now Job Number: 501299
Work Type: Full Time with Full Benefits
Location: Orlando, Florida
Department: NSU Orlando Campus
Categories: Facilities Management - Design, Construction, Maintenance, Skilled Trades

About Us:

We are excited that you are considering joining Nova Southeastern University!

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) was founded in 1964, and is a not-for-profit, independent university with a reputation for academic excellence and innovation. Nova Southeastern University offers competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package including tuition waiver, retirement plan, excellent medical and dental plans and much more. NSU cares about the health, welfare and its students, faculty, staff, and campus visitors and is a tobacco-free university.

We appreciate your support in making NSU the preeminent place to live, work, study and grow. Thank you for your interest in a career with Nova Southeastern University.

NSU considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status or any other legally protected status.

Job Title: Maintenance Supervisor - 994571
Location: Orlando, Florida
Work Type: Full Time with Full Benefits
Job Category: Exempt
Hiring Range:  
Pay Basis:


Subject to Grant Funding?: No  
Essential Job Functions: 1. Monitors maintenance operations and implements new ideas to ensure proper maintenance of facilities.

2. Inspects work done by employees and contractors while in progress and upon completion to ensure customer satisfaction.

3. Travel to other NSU Regional Campuses to maintain buildings operations, as assigned.

4. Coordinates and supervises equipment repairs, made by outside vendors to ensure work completed to NSU specifications.

5. Troubleshoots, schedules preventative maintenance and performs maintenance on buildings/roofs, electrical systems, lighting fixtures, and emergency call stations.

6. Responds to tenant complaints/concerns, determines action needed for remedy and follows up as needed.

7. Inspects facilities noting conditions of campus and grounds, structural adequacy, general cleanliness, and appearance of building interior and trash deposit areas; reports maintenance needs and contractor deficiencies.

8. Reviews contractor's logs and spreadsheets for any equipment discrepancies, and schedule repairs as needed.

9. Maintains and updates equipment in the maintenance shop for safety.

10. Performs other duties as assigned

Specific Requirements:

1. 24/7 on call status for emergencies and hurricane response.

2. Ability to work on a rotational shift, (days, nights, weekends and holidays).

3. Work overtime as required.

This list is representative of those duties and responsibilities that are required of this position. However, the list is not to be considered as all inclusive. A supervisor may assign other duties to meet mission requirements of the University and cooperation of all personnel is expected to carry out the mission.
Marginal Job Functions: 1. Maintains service contract files and records; submits inspection reports and project status reports as needed.

2. Supervises and assists with special event set up.

3. Attends off site training as required.
Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: 1. Ability to communicate effectively with others.

2. Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues, supervisory staff at all levels and the NSU community.

3. Ability to express ideas effectively and concisely.

4. Ability to work effectively in a service oriented environment and with frequently changing priorities.

5. Ability to follow through and carry out assignments.

6. Problem solving skills and sound judgment.

7. Ability to understand and apply University and Departmental policies and procedures.

8. Knowledge of proper and safe use of tools, lubricating chemicals etc.

9. Knowledgeable in the procedures and safety measures in area(s) of specialty.


1. Must be able to lift, carry, push or pull a variety of tools, equipment and materials.

2. Must be able to safely lift 85 pounds.

3. Must be able to climb, balance, stoop, kneel and crouch to gain access to pipes, wiring and equipment.

4. Must be able to handle a variety of hand and power tools.

5. Near-visual acuity needed to read equipment diagrams and inspect parts.

6. Depth perception, field of vision and color vision needed in fitting and installing parts.

7. Exposed to wet and very hot conditions.

8. Exposed to noise and vibration from operating machinery.

9. Must be able to lift any trade tools, material and

10. Must be able to reach overhead.

11. May be required to work in confined areas to access equipment.
Job Requirements:  
Required Certifications/Licensures: Have and maintain a valid Florida Driver License with no more than three (3) points.
Required Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent
Major (if required):  
Required Experience: 1. Three (3) or more years experience within the past ten years directing personnel responsible for accomplishment of mechanical maintenance.

2. Five (5) years experience as a skilled tradesman with appropriate experience which will vary based on the assigned responsibilities in the mechanical, electrical, building or other trades subsequent to the completion of an apprenticeship or equivalent training and experience.
Preferred Qualifications:  
Is this a safety sensitive position? Yes  
Background Screening Required? Yes  
Pre-Employment Conditions:

To ensure a safe learning environment for students and staff, as a condition of employment the selected candidate will need to provide proof of a completed COVID-19 vaccination prior to commencement of employment or an approved exemption and reasonable accommodation.


Sensitivity Disclaimer: Nova Southeastern University is in full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and does not discriminate with regard to applicants or employees with disabilities, and will make reasonable accommodation when necessary.

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