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Zovio Facilities Operations Manager in Chandler, Arizona

At Zovio, we’re doing something different, and we want you to be a part of it. To put it simply, we’re all here to meet the needs of today’s learners. Whether that’s by helping them get a college degree or by providing them specific, focused training, we’re all about making it possible for people to achieve their aspirations and dreams. We partner with higher education institutions and employers to make that happen.

With our mission to innovate and take bold steps forward in education as a leading education technology services provider, we are an entrepreneurially-minded organization looking to the future—but with more than a decade of experience and resources backing us up! We have a culture of Passion , Innovation and Teamwork , and are full of ambitious people that, like you, support our commitment to putting people first. If you want to know more about us, be sure to check out Zovio.com.

Job Description:

The Facility Operations Manager position is a full-time, on-site employment opportunity. Reporting to the Sr. Director of Audit and Facilities, under minimal supervision, the Facility Operations Manager is fully responsible for the maintenance and care of Zovio’s 130,000 square foot corporate headquarters in Chandler, AZ.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Perform on-demand, planned maintenance and workplace services activities in the completion of daily tasks

  • Perform building walkthroughs and document and record any maintenance or workplace service issues, hazards or concerns. Take corrective measures as needed

  • Perform semi-skilled labor such as lighting replacement, plumbing fixture replacement and repair, replace missing floor or ceiling tiles, equipment and people moving, painting, etc.

  • Coordinate with outside vendors and building management on building maintenance and repairs as applicable

  • Manage cleaning and mailroom staff person

  • Assist in the oversight of facility projects and installations and coordinate minor construction renovations as needed

  • Assist facilities personnel with ad-hoc projects including minor repairs, training room preparation, moving of furniture, etc.

  • Assist in mailroom duties as needed

  • Partner with the Facilities Workplace Coordinator on managing vendor and property management relationships

  • Provide excellent customer service to employees and vendors

  • Adhere to industry safety standards and requirements of Zovio at all times

  • Act as a successful team member by being receptive to feedback/coaching, follow standard operating procedures, display reliability and have a willingness to develop and consistently improve

Preferred Experience:

  • Intermediate level of comprehension and hands on skill level in commercial electrical systems, HVAC, plumbing and construction

  • Must be able to understand and carry out instructions furnished in written, oral and blueprint form

  • Minimum of 4 years experience in hands on commercial building maintenance

  • Must possess current driver’s license


  • Associate’s Degree in a related field or equivalent experience required


  • Must be able to pass a background check

Who you are:

  • Integrity is more than a buzz word to you

  • You inspire others to learn more and become more

  • You make decisions and own it

  • You don’t settle for good , you strive for great

  • You crave change, you embrace it

Why Us?

  • We’re an organization changing and shaping the lives of learnings across the country. Whether directly or indirectly, you’ll be helping make a real difference in the world.

  • Our environment and culture encourages collaboration, requires communication and rewards risk-taking.

  • We try hard to provide a good work life balance. We think we’re a great place to work that also allows you to have down time with friends and family.

  • We believe in giving back to the communities in which we live and work. In fact, we offer 16 hours of paid time off for you to volunteer, in addition to your vacation days and company holidays.

  • We want you to live a healthy lifestyle, and offer wellness programs, fitness centers, and onsite health clinics.

  • Zovio is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity of thought, culture, identity, and experience are important for what we’re doing. If everyone here thought alike, we’d never come up with anything new, much less anything bold or innovative. We want you to be your whole self here, and appreciate the unique nature of the people around you, too.

Zovio’s purpose is to help everyone be in a class of their own.