Manager, Facilities

Position Details

Position Information

Title Manager, Facilities
Department Cancer Center Division (0721)
Location University of Arizona Health Sciences
Position Summary

The University of Arizona Cancer Center is looking for an experienced Facilities Manager to track ongoing wet and dry lab renovations, scientist onboarding and offboarding at UACC buildings at the Tucson campus. The ideal candidate will have the ability to be responsive to changing needs and can act as a strategic partner in conjunction with Cancer Center leadership to coordinate the unique needs of a diverse client group including scientists, staff, administrators and academically-minded physicians.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities
  • Plan, design and execute renovation projects with scientists and administrators utilizing both internal and external facilities vendors.
  • Maintain accurate space maps and inventory of vacant and assigned space using Archibus software. Liaise with UACC Space Committee Director and Research Development Administrator.
  • Track and manage all Center projects and liaise with and escalate concerns with centralized university-wide facilities management to ensure timely completion of all projects.
  • Manage all onboarding and offboarding actions related to Facilities and Equipment including tagging of all items purchased on start-up funds according to UA policies.
  • Develop fiscally efficient system to maintain and inventory all equipment.
  • Prepare periodic and special facilities reports for management.
  • Create systems to improve the efficiency of the facilities operations and SOPs documenting procedures.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Excellent communication skills.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree, AND three years experience in medical research building facilities coordination.
  • At least three years experience wet lab research project.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a field related to medical research.
  • Five-year experience in medical research building facilities coordination.
  • Five-year wet lab research project.
FLSA Exempt
Full Time/Part Time Full Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week 40
Job Category Administrative and Professional
Benefits Eligible Yes - Full Benefits
Posted Rate of Pay DOE
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number A22435
Number of Vacancies One
Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
Limited to Current UA Employees No
Contact Information for Candidates

Ioannis Stasinopoulos

Open Date 03/08/2018
Close Date
Open Until Filled
Review Begins On 03/19/2018
Special Instructions to Applicant
Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we encourage diverse candidates to apply, including people of color, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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Supplemental Questions

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  1. * Where did you first learn about this position?
    • Arizona Daily Star
    • Arizona Republic
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Department of Economic Security (DES)
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Jobing.Com
    • LinkedIn
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    • Pima County One-Stop
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional journal/publication
    • Referred by UA Employee
    • Invited by Dept to Apply
    • UA Website
    • Other
  2. * Upon hire, will you possess a Bachelor’s degree, AND at least three years of experience in medical research building facilities coordination?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Upon hire, will you possess at least three years of wet lab research project experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have a working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Reference/Referee Contact Information
Optional Documents