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Texas Tech University Unit Manager - Library Building Services and Inventory in Lubbock, Texas


Extended Job Title:

Unit Manager - Library Building Services and Inventory

Position Description:

Manages a unit within a department. Plans, organizes and develops goals and procedures for the unit. Represents the unit to administrators, outside agencies and others on relevant matters. Supervises subordinate staff.

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Travel Required:

Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions:

  • Coordinates the inventory for the University Facilities, including SWC/SCL, Architecture Library, and off-site locations.

  • Manages a departmental budget.

  • Building Emergency Manager - Serves as the Libraries Safety and Building Services Coordinator. Responsible for the Emergency Action Plan and Business Continuity Plan in coordination with Business Operations personnel. Coordinates annual training.

  • Coordinator for Library Building Services and Inventory, including SWC/SCL, Architecture Library, and off-site locations. Ensures the smooth daily running of the facilities to meet the standards of the Library and the University. Includes monitoring areas for needs and changes.

  • Coordinates special projects. This includes working with outside vendors, costing out ideas, and projects to other university departments. Ensures that projects meet the requirements of TTU and the Library and budgetary constraints.

  • Works within the Libraries to coordinate department/unit renovations, relocations, expansions, and/or reconfigurations. Responsible for purchasing Library furniture. Ensures changes stay within budget restrictions.

  • Coordinates collaboration for Library Building Services and Inventory with other colleges, new projects, and Dean’s goals.

  • Coordinates space usage from both inside the organization and outside the organization. Responsible for Operations Division Facilities Inventory Space Use Analysis (SUA) information and reporting.

  • Coordinates setup with Communications and Marketing department and Library Event Coordinator. Ensures Library functions are running smoothly and according to OP's.

  • Coordinates purchase, maintenance, and upkeep of Library and SWC vehicles, and maintains related records.

Grant Funded?:


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Schedule Details:

Mon-Fri 8-5

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Required Attachments:

Cover Letter, Professional/Personal References, Resume / CV

Job Type:

Full Time

Job Group:

Business Professionals



Required Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree plus three years supervisory experience; OR a combination of education and/or supervisory experience to equal seven years.

Does this position work in a research laboratory?:


About the Department and/or College:

Texas Tech University Libraries serve as a vital partner with students and faculty in their learning endeavors. The University Libraries' system comprises: (1) University Library, (2) Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library,(3) Architecture Library, and (4) Peters Family Legacy Library within the Black Cultural Center. The University Library is a patent and trademark depository and is one of two regional depositories for U.S. government documents in Texas. The central focus of the Texas Tech University Libraries is to make available 3.72 million physical volumes, electronic resources, special collections and archives, and to offer services to students and faculty that enable academic and research success.

Safety Information:

Adherence to robust safety practices and compliance with all applicable health and safety regulations are responsibilities of all TTU employees.

Pay Statement:

Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan by visiting

EEO Statement:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.