Facilities and Safety Coordinator

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
03 – I – Exempt
Work Unit:
University Libraries
University Libraries - University Park-Facilities and Receiving
Full/Part Time:


This position will demonstrate proficient and comprehensive knowledge of defined skill areas/applications to integrate fundamental elements from other specialties into work assignments; apply knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures of a particular field of specialization to complete difficult assignments; promote a culture that is conducive to effective relationships among diverse team members; ensure safe practices and environmental consciousness are exhibited in decisions; may lead a project team involved in completion of difficult assignments, requiring proficient knowledge of field of specialization; interpret and communicate information, ideas, and instructions clearly, accurately, and persuasively, both verbally and in writing, including materials intended for distribution; incorporate new facts and ideas into group processes and apply creative thinking to develop new solutions; typically work with minimal supervision on difficult assignments, conferring with manager on unusual matters; maintain awareness and ensure compliance with applicable University, government, and regulatory requirements; utilize tracking tools to aid in elimination of future violations; serve as primary point of contact or liaison with OPP for facilities maintenance, repairs, and alterations; monitor charges and work performed; investigate and report building problems; direct emergency maintenance repairs; assist with the coordination and processing of all formal correspondence pertaining to renovation and new construction projects including: routine new project requests to OPP, communicating with project contacts and users, and defining the scope of new projects and resolving project budget issues; control receiving, inventory, and proper usage of various types of equipment and inventory; review, analyze, and monitor assigned budget(s); recommend approval of all documents for payment; serve as department/college/unit representative for ongoing initiatives and committees; interact with various internal and external customers to propose and implement solutions to problems associated with assigned work activities, seeking guidance as necessary; provide general level of technical expertise to our internal and external customers; provide a high level of customer service to our internal and external customers; identify areas for improvement and make recommendations; may, develop, plan, coordinate or oversee services to support events; utilize administrative data to run various reports; analyze data to make recommendations as appropriate; may act as safety officer and could include communicating safety policies or initiatives, daily decisions on hazardous and/or infectious waste management, and storage and disposal; use tracking tools to aid in preventing future violations; hire, train, supervise, and evaluate assigned staff and technical-service employees; review and identify deficiencies in existing continuous quality improvement practices; recommend modifications and enhancements; and review and identify areas for improvement in order to maintain an awareness of and to promote an environment that recognizes the value of diversity in the workplace. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus three years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Professional Engineer registration may be required depending on the specific position. A valid PA Driver’s License, and the ability to operate a motor vehicle may be required depending on the specific position.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088