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Facilities/Maintenance Coordinator (Full-Time) 

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology – Shelbyville is now accepting applications for the full-time position of Facilities/Maintenance Coordinator.  The position will be located at the Shelbyville Campus and have coverage responsibilities at all off-site locations (Franklin, Coffee, Lincoln, and Marshall Counties and MTEC campus).  The primary responsibilities are focused on providing facility management, on assuring adequate facility and academic program supplies and equipment are available through inventory supervision and purchasing, and on conducting college-wide safety assessments.  The position reports to the President or the Assistant Director in the absence of the President.  Supervision includes one (1) full-time Custodian at the Shelbyville Campus and may include in-direct supervision of off-site custodians.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

The Facilities/Maintenance Coordinator shall be a high school graduate or the equivalent as determined by the High School Equivalency (HSE) Test and have completed a technical program related to the job requirements.  Experience should include a minimum of two (2) years of work experience with knowledge related to inventories, purchase of supplies, facility maintenance and safety.  A working knowledge of a variety of fields including electrical, electronics, HVAC, computers and mechanical systems is required.  Also required is a familiarity of programs offered at the institution regarding supplies and equipment.

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:

Knowledge and ability to organize, implement, coordinate, and supervise facility maintenance both mechanical and custodial.  Knowledge of perpetual inventory of supplies and equipment. 

Knowledge of purchasing procedures and documentation.  Ability to work with staff members and business persons regarding purchasing.  Ability to organize the supply room and disbursement of supplies.  Knowledge of safety practices in shop and industrial applications.  Knowledge of basic facility maintenance procedures.  Ability to substitute in absence of instructor.

Knowledge of business English and Mathematics, of current office technology, equipment, and procedures; and of the principles and methods of supervision.

Ability to deal tactfully with the public and co-workers, to exercise good judgment in evaluating situations and making decisions, to express ideas clearly, concisely, and convincingly, and to plan and direct the work of others.

GENERAL DUTIES:

Organize, implement, coordinate, and supervise facility maintenance.  Establish and maintain a perpetual inventory of supplies, maintain equipment inventory, purchase supplies using the appropriate method--bid, pick-up, etc.  Organize the central supply room, control disbursement of supplies.  Substitute for instructors upon their absence.  Organize and implement college-wide safety program including regular inspections.  Perform other duties as assigned by the administration.

Under general supervision of the President or Assistant Director, the Facilities/Maintenance Coordinator will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Demonstrate a commitment to student success.
  • Opening and closing administration building doors and security gates.
  • Ordering all supplies for the care and maintenance of the facility.
  • Monitor and supervise the Supply Room and maintain a checkout system for all materials.
  • Maintain and care of the chiller, boiler, lights, plumbing and electricity to the facility.
  • Assist the Director in planning and submitting annual Capital Outlay and Capital Maintenance projects requests to TBR.
  • Assist instructional staff with the writing and securing of bids for equipment.
  • Coordinate with the instructional staff and submit to the director requisitions for tools and small cost equipment other than daily consumables.
  • Coordinate and schedule annual cleaning and waxing of floors in the administration building,
  • Supervise the activities and work schedule of custodial services.
  • Coordinate with the director the determination of college closing due to inclement weather.
  • Oversee with instructional staff care and maintenance of all equipment and institutional vehicles.
  • Conduct fire drills each trimester.
  • Prepare, submit, and file all required reports (including annual property insurance inventory and physical facilities inventory) for the institution as requested by TBR regarding the maintenance of the facility and inventory. 
  • Make frequent contact and inquires with local and regional businesses to purchase items for the institution.
  • Coordinate and oversee waste disposal for the facility and individual classrooms.
  • Assist with declaring surplus property and list as assets for Govdeals.net.
  • Schedule and oversee inspections of fire alarm system, fire extinguishers, sprinkler heads, fire suppression system in break room, and back flow devices per state and local requirements.
  • Coordinate and oversee building maintenance at all off site locations (Lewisburg, UTSI, Winchester, and MTEC).
  • Make deliveries and pickups at all off site locations (140 mile round trip).
  • Recycle all scrap paper and metal (haul to recycle centers).
  • Schedule and oversee grounds maintenance (mowing, litter pickup, parking lot inspections).
  • Responsible for responding to facilities emergencies as needed on a 24-hour basis.
  • Responsible for coordination and project management of all in-house construction/renovation projects.
  • All other duties under the scope of the Facilities/Maintenance Coordinator requested by the President or Assistant Director.

SALARY:

Commensurate with qualifications and experience and according to salary guidelines established by the Tennessee Board of Regents.

APPLICATION:

Submit application and resume to laura.monks@tcatshelbyville.edu or

Laura Monks
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Shelbyville
1405 Madison St.
Shelbyville, TN 37160

DEADLINE:

Applications will be reviewed beginning October 31, 2017 and can be submitted until position is filled.

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology – Shelbyville is a Tennessee Board of Regents institution.
www.tcatshelbyville.edu
TCAT-Shelbyville is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution

 

Career Specialist and RESEA Representative (Full-Time) 

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology – Shelbyville is now accepting applications for the full-time position of Career Specialist and RESA Representative.  The position will be located at the American Job Center Affiliate Office in Warren County, TN and have coverage responsibilities in LWIA6 counties of Warren, Coffee, and Franklin.  The primary responsibilities are focused on establishing customized employment services and on coordinating supported employment and follow-up services.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

The Career Specialist and RESA Representative shall have a technical certificate/diploma or an Associate’s degree with an emphasis in business, human resources or office management. A bachelor’s degree is preferred. Experience should include one (1) to three (3) years of successful full-time paid employment in the appropriate field.  The applicant shall possess an active driver’s license and a clean driving record.

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:

Knowledge of business English and Mathematics, of current office technology, equipment, and procedures; and of the principles and methods of supervision.

Ability to deal tactfully with the public and co-workers, to exercise good judgment in evaluating situations and making decisions, to express ideas clearly, concisely, and convincingly, and to plan and direct the work of others.

Technical abilities include a working knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Word, and Excel; general typing;  preparation of reports; keeping records, answering the telephone, responding to e-mail, and relaying messages.

Administrative abilities include a working knowledge of human resource procedures, policies, and local, state, and federal employment law.

GENERAL DUTIES:

Under general supervision of the One Stop Operator Director, the Career Specialist and RESA Representative will be:

  • Responsible for delivery of core services including determination of eligibility, outreach, intake; determine and justify the need for training services through initial skills and needs assessment, job search and placement assistance; establishing eligibility for programs of financial aid assistance for training and education; follow up services, including counseling regarding the workplace for participants who are placed in unsubsidized employment.
  • Responsible for providing intensive services including comprehensive and specialized assessments of skill levels and service needs; development of individual employment plan; group counseling; individual counseling and career planning and enrolling in the WIOA system through registration.
  • Work with prospective employers to develop jobs and upgrade skills through OJT and incumbent worker services.
  • Coordinate services with partner agencies facilitating customer progress while maintaining program integrity through cost effective management.
  • Communicate and work effectively with a diverse clientele utilizing the priority of services policy.
  • Take part as an active member of a rapid response team when there is a plant closure or mass layoff in the area; also coordinating with other service providers to make presentations at the meeting.
  • Maintains a professional manner in all interpersonal job-related activities including, but not limited to all interactions with job seekers, subordinates, peers, and supervisors as well as interactions with any other person or entity.
  • Provides program services in compliance with Local Workforce Development Board policies, as well as federal laws and regulations.
  • Identifies community resources, establishes linkages, and conducts outreach to partners and organizations to better service the needs of our clients.
  • Provide coverage at one or more LWDA6 affiliate offices.
  • All other duties as assigned by the One Stop Operator Director.

 

SALARY:

Commensurate with qualifications and experience and according to salary guidelines established by the Tennessee Board of Regents.

APPLICATION:

Submit application, resume, and cover letter to laura.monks@tcatshelbyville.edu or

Laura Monks
Tennessee College of Applied Technology – Shelbyville
1405 Madison Street
Shelbyville, TN 37160

DEADLINE:

Applications will be reviewed beginning October 20, 2017 and can be submitted until position is filled.

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology – Shelbyville is a Tennessee Board of Regents institution
www.tcatshelbyville.edu
TCAT-Shelbyville is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution