Apartment Maintenance Supervisor

Apartment Maintenance Supervisor


The apartment maintenance supervisor is responsible for the general repair and maintenance of CIU’s residential properties (approximately 150 units).


  • General maintenance, including electrical, plumbing, carpentry, painting, HVAC and appliance work.
  • Order, stock, and maintain inventory of necessary repair parts.
  • Preventative maintenance scheduling and implementation.
  • Schedule and supervise outside contractors/vendors (painting, carpet cleaning, plumbing, grounds, electrical, etc.).
  • Manage turnovers of vacant apartments/properties in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Manage emergency response to floods, sewer back-ups, etc.
  • Manage exterior.
  • Light custodial and cleaning.
  • Complete and delegate resident work orders in a timely and efficient manner.
  • On-call emergencies.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.
  • Respond to current residents via AppFolio software, voicemails, phone calls
  • Communicate with office staff to ensure timely response to maintenance issues
  • Coordinate with outside contractors/vendors.


  • Working knowledge of trades and skills needed to maintain and repair apartments.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability with computer skills including Microsoft Office, navigating web browsers, and organizing electronic files. Position requires learning the property. management software through online tutorials and webinars.
  • Organized and detail-oriented; Accuracy in completing tasks is essential.
  • Desire to serve others with a positive, welcoming attitude.
  • Ability to climb stairs (10 stairwells with 3 levels each), walk from building to building with ease, and perform all necessary physical requirements to maintain properties.
  • Flexibility and willingness to perform a variety of tasks as the need arises.
  • Knowledge of applicable laws (FERPA, SC Landlord and Tenant Act, Fair Housing Act, etc.) – may be acquired through various courses.
  • High School Diploma required.
  • 2 years of practical experience in facilities maintenance.
  • Preference for HVAC certification/if not willing to acquire.
  • Prior experience with CIU is a plus.
  • Knowledge of AppFolio is a plus.


CIU provides a benefits package that includes:

  • Health Plan;
  • 401(k) plan with match opportunity;
  • 100% of employee’s cost of group life insurance;
  • Long term disability insurance;
  • Vacation days, holidays, sick leave, family leave;
  • Educational benefits: tuition reduction for PreK3-Graduate.


Interested and qualified candidates will complete the CIU Employment Application.

Columbia International University
Pine View Properties
Time Period
40 hours/12 months

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Supplemental Form and Instructions

CIU faculty positions will need to submit a curriculum vitae (CV). Once you have completed your online application, you will have an opportunity to submit a cover letter and resume.

Instructional Staff Supplement Form (PDF)

Ben Lippen Employment Application (PDF)

BLS Online Studies Adjunct Application

If you are applying for a Ben Lippen position and are unable to download the Ben Lippen application, please contact Human Resources at humanresources@ciu.edu or 1-800-777-2227 ext. 5009.