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Date Posted2/7/2024
Position Title

Manager, Building Trades


Ohio University

Location of Available Position  Athens, Ohio
Start Date04/01/2024
Position Description

Established in 1804, OHIO University is the oldest public institution of higher learning in the state of Ohio & the first in the Northwest Territory. Located in the scenic Appalachian foothills, its classic residential campus in Athens, Ohio, is one of the most attractive in the nation.

The Manager of Building Trades is directly responsible for the repairs and maintenance of exterior building envelopes and interior finishes. They are an integral part of the Facilities Maintenance organization as they oversee the work performed by the Carpet/Tile, Carpentry, Masonry, Paint, and Sheet Metal Shops as well as outside contractors. The primary focus is on work management, customer service, safety, and quality/craftsmanship.

Other duties include:

  1. Lead and Supervise Building Trades Team
  2. Technical Assistance
  3. Examine work orders and converse with customers and technicians to detect equipment problems and implement corrective actions.
  4. Will supervise approximately 19 bargaining unit personnel. May supervise student employees and/or interns.

To be considered for this position, please apply via the website provided below no later than 2/21/24.


Skills/Experience Needed:

  • Associate’s degree, or vocational or technical school training in building trades or engineering tech area.
  • Minimum of 3 years of supervisory experience.
  • Minimum of 6 years of related work experience in building trades area.
    **An equivalent combination of education and experience may also be considered.
  • Drivers License valid in the Continental US required.

Apply To:Jack Fulton
Starting Salary/Pay:

The target salary range for this position is $68,299 – $71,058. Salary is commensurate with edu