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Asset Manager (7078U), Facilities Services - 38924
University of California, Berkeley

Date Posted Jul. 22, 2022
Title Asset Manager (7078U), Facilities Services - 38924
University University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
    Professional Staff
  • Facilities/Maintenance/Transportation

Asset Manager (7078U), Facilities Services - 38924

About Berkeley

At the University of California, Berkeley, we are committed to creating a community that fosters equity of experience and opportunity, and ensures that students, faculty, and staff of all backgrounds feel safe, welcome and included. Our culture of openness, freedom and belonging make it a special place for students, faculty and staff.

The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's leading institutions of higher education, distinguished by its combination of internationally recognized academic and research excellence; the transformative opportunity it provides to a large and diverse student body; its public mission and commitment to equity and social justice; and its roots in the California experience, animated by such values as innovation, questioning the status quo, and respect for the environment and nature. Since its founding in 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world.

We are looking for equity-minded applicants who represent the full diversity of California and who demonstrate a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds present in our community. When you join the team at Berkeley, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative and equity-focused community that approaches higher education as a matter of social justice that requires broad collaboration among faculty, staff, students and community partners. In deciding whether to apply for a position at Berkeley, you are strongly encouraged to consider whether your values align with our Guiding Values and Principles, our Principles of Community, and our Strategic Plan.

Departmental Overview

Facilities Services works to maintain a campus built environment that is conducive to teaching, learning and research. We strive to continuously improve the campus in partnership with all members of the campus community. Facilities Services is comprised of the following units: Campus Recycling and Refuse Services, Custodial Services, Environmental Services, Grounds Operations, Shops, Quality Assurance & Customer Service, Sustainability and Engineering Services and People's Park.

Application Review Date

The First Review Date for this job is: July 22, 2022


  • Support renewal and maintenance projects and activities performed by internal staff and external vendors Assist with the prioritization of Facilities Services work and coordinate with staff to effectively execute the work.
  • Monitor quality and performance of regional work done by trades staff helping to understand short term and long term repairs, analyzing ROI and advocating for best approach.
  • Work with internal staff, external consultants and architectural/engineering firms to develop facility and project requirements for the region.
  • Monitor tenant improvement and deferred maintenance projects done in a region Work with Capital Strategies, Building Services, & FS IT group of project close-out documents and getting warranty information entered into system of record.
  • Maintain data on facility condition, life cycle and project costs, renewal plans and planned and completed projects for the region.
  • Review and manage regional work activities, and act as liaison among region participants, resolving problems or conflicts.
  • Communicate to campus and regional leadership regarding region activities and issues Data analysis of asset preventative maintenance in the region.
  • Work with Preventative Maintenance & Corrective Maintenance Operations to update assets Identify and prioritize renewal projects and requirements as assigned.
  • Have a working knowledge of pain points within assigned campus region and work with Asset Management Team, Other Facilities Service Units and Building Facilities Personnel on prioritization of issues.
  • Work with Capital Renewal program manager to coordinate inclusion in and funding from the program.
  • Perform organizational, campus and administrative activities not directly relating to projects, including serving on campus committees representing the region.
  • Inspect equipment throughout region, label with system asset label, update databases with most current information, submit WO's for repairs as needed Coordinate with campus units on MOU's to clearly define levels of service or special agreements.
  • Both parties must agree in principal to the tenets of the MOU; get authorizing signatures and work with AM team for a central depository and access rights so it be referenced when needed or for clarification.

Required Qualifications

  • Ability to work in machine room environments, which may be hot/cold, dirty and have poor connectivity.
  • Must be able to adjust schedule as campus needs require, identify major building equipment components and follow all safety processes and protocols.
  • Thorough skills in problem recognition / avoidance /resolution.
  • Thorough organizational and analytical skills including skill to provide high quality control.
  • Detail oriented to accurately proof contracts and other documents.
  • Thorough written, verbal and interpersonal communications skills including high level political acumen.
  • Proven ability to manage contractors and maintain compliance to the agreed-upon scope of work and budget.


  • Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Thorough working knowledge of or ability to learn building and construction, design, construction contract administration and California Building Codes, including full understanding of industry practices.
  • Thorough project management skills, including skill to manage complex projects.
  • Thorough knowledge of or ability to learn the organization, including its infrastructure and short and long range strategic building plans.

Salary & Benefits

This is an exempt, monthly paid position. Annual salary is commensurate with experience within the range of $77,300.00 - $113,600.00. For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying. Please upload the document in the Resume section, then skip the (optional) Cover Letter upload section.

Driving Required

A valid driver's license and DMV check for driving record is required.

Other Information

This is a career, 100% full-time, 40-hours per week appointment, eligible for full UC benefits.

Conviction History Background

This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see:
For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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