Facilities Coordinator – Zones – (Los Angeles, California, United States)

The University of Southern California (USC) Department of Facilities Planning & Management (FPM) is seeking a Facilities Coordinator for Zones to join its team.

The Work You Will Do

The Facilities Coordinator – Zones assists in managing the maintenance, renovation, and utilization of space and equipment of one or more significant University facilities. In the absence of the facilities manager, the coordinator supervises unit staff.

Facilities Coordinator:- Zones

  • Monitors and analyzes facilities expenses. Assists with developing facilities cost projections, as required. Reconciles facilities expenses to University financial records and initiates correcting entries. Assists with the coordination of facilities’ year-end closing activity. Provides management with information for budget reports, as assigned.

  • Coordinates construction and renovation projects. Compiles data for cost and status reports for management.

  • Interacts with university departments and/or outside contractors and vendors for facilities operations, maintenance, construction, and renovation projects.

  • Conducts routine maintenance inspections of facilities for deficiencies, safety hazards, and/or code violations, such as field inspections of lighting, temperatures, signage, housekeeping, and phone systems. Conducts inspections of facility equipment and coordinates required repairs and/or purchases.

  • Coordinates telecommunication projects for assigned facilities. This may include developing and coordinating staff training programs.

  • Coordinates security surveys. Assists in resolving security concerns. Recommends appropriate changes to procedures for facilities access in regards to key issuance and record maintenance.

  • Coordinates environmental health and safety programs. Assists in conducting safety inspections and providing health and safety equipment. Maintains records for compliance with government and university regulations.

  • Assists in developing and implementing deferred maintenance and preventive maintenance programs.

  • Prepares short-range plans for the use of facilities. Assists in maintaining analysis of space and equipment requirements and in usage allocation. Contributes to long-range planning.

  • The hourly rate range for this position is $ 32.09 – $38.50. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state, and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.

Job Qualifications

The ideal candidate for the Custodian position meets the following preferred qualifications:

  • Proficiency in MS-DOS, Windows, and IOS operating systems, spreadsheets, and communications within facilities background

All candidates for the position must meet the following minimum qualifications:

  • Related undergraduate study Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education

  • 3 years of experience Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum work experience

  • Knowledge of computer software for record maintenance and familiarity with facilities operations.

  • In addition, the successful candidate must also demonstrate, through ideas, words and actions, a strong commitment to USC’s Unifying Values of integrity, excellence, diversity, equity and inclusion, well-being, open communication and accountability.”


FPM (formerly named Capital Construction & Development / Facilities Management Services) is responsible for planning, developing, and maintaining the breadth of the facilities at USC, and is also dedicated to creating a safe environment for our USC community. Woven into every service, safety is of upmost importance. As FPM, this diverse group of innovative and talented professionals provide high quality facilities construction, operations and maintenance services at USC and serve as dedicated stewards of USC and FPM core values. FPM values employee recognition, accountability, collaboration, respect, and trust.

Come and join the FPM team – a team that works as trusted partners shaping an environment of innovation and excellence. Apply today!

Minimum Education: Related undergraduate study, Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education

Minimum Experience: 3 years, Combined education/experience as substitute for minimum experience

Minimum Field of Expertise: Knowledge of computer software for record maintenance and familiarity with facilities operations.

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