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Director of Maintenance - Graduate Eugene

Posted February 20, 2021

Graduate Eugene
Eugene, OR

About This Job

Graduate Hotels®, is seeking a Director of Maintenanceto join Graduate Eugene and its wonderful team of hospitality enthusiasts.    

Graduate Hotels creates authentic, playful spaces that connect a community’s travelers, students, and locals. Through thoughtfully curated design, creative F&B and community-focused events, we create hotels worthy of their hometown.  

We are a diverse team of experience makers and storytellers. As a Graduate Hotels team member, you are the local insider shaping guest experiences. Our goal is to make every guest feel like a local even if it's their first time in town. In order to help you deliver on that goal, we encourage our team members to embody the same mindset as our guests through Graduate experiences and encouraged community exploration.   


  • Ensures fulfillment of proactive preventative maintenance programs to brand standards including laundry equipment, heating and air conditioning units, ice machines, fire extinguishers/smoke alarms, plumbing  

  • Inspects guest rooms after preventative maintenance. Reviews any problems with maintenance staff.  

  • Maintains a current inventory of all supplies  

  • Maintains a work order assignment program for completed and pending work orders. Prioritizes and completes work orders in a timely manner. Monitors all deficiencies  

  • Ensures swimming pool and spa maintenance duties are performed according to brand standards and health department regulations  

  • Maintains the hotel grounds, curb appeal and building exteriors  

  • Assists other departments in fulfilling guest requests and resolving guest concerns  

  • Assist in the coordination and supervision of all contracted capital projects  

  • Educates hotel personnel on emergency procedures and safety precautions  

  • Hires, coaches, and develops direct reports  

  • Participate in a consistent and regularly scheduled property walk through and report/ fix identified deficiencies within an appropriate time  

  • Function as a member of the emergency organization team and become an expert on life safety  

  • Be aware of fire, safety, and protection equipment/hazards  

  • Other duties as assigned  


  • Minimum of High School education, post-high school education preferred  

  • Minimum of 3 years in Maintenance management position, preferably within hotels  

  • Preferred but not necessary: Two (2) years of college or trade school equivalent in a mechanical, electrical, and/or technical disciplines  


  • Basic math skills  

  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing  

  • Strong leadership skills  

  • Ability to exceed expectations of guests and team members  

  • Excellent time management skills  

  • Strong Microsoft Office skills (Word and Excel–Outlook a plus)  

  • Detail oriented; strives for excellence in all assignments  

About Graduate Hotels®

Graduate Hotels is a hand-crafted collection of hotels that reside in dynamic university-anchored towns across the country.  Each hotel pays homage to the heritage of its unique town through cultural nods to the local community.  Launched in 2014, there are currently 28 hotels across the U.S. and an additional seven hotels set to open by the end of 2021. Graduate Hotels is owned by Adventurous Journeys (AJ) Capital Partners, a vertically integrated real estate developer, owner and operator. For more information on Graduate Hotels, please visit

*Graduate Hotels is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


About this Employer

Graduate Eugene

66 East 6th Avenue
Eugene, OR 97401-2667

(541) 342-2000

269 Room Hotel

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Our Hotel

Our hotel rooms are ready for a night like you’ve never had before, where little moments of surprise and discovery will meet you down every corridor and around each corner, including Malin + Goetz amenities and complimentary wi-fi. Be prepared to be inspired.

Prominently located on 6th Avenue, Graduate Eugene is next door to the Hult Center and just a hop from the University of Oregon campus. Gather Ducks for a post-game bite or local brew at Poindexter Coffee, our lobby-level café.

Located in the heart of downtown and close to the UO campus, our hotel is the ideal venue for your next celebration.  With 30,000 square feet of flexible event space, we offer a variety of distinct settings to host groups of up to 1,800 guests.