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The CoE / CIS Facilities team is responsible for all facilities supporting CoE and Computing and Information Sciences (CIS) including 14 major buildings and over 1.4M square feet. Responsibilities include space planning, renovations, new construction, arranging repairs, executing an effective preventative maintenance program and carrying out maintenance projects that will improve long term reliability and reduce repair and/or energy costs. We are leading four recent or planned major building projects totaling over $240M plus several million dollars annually for renovations that are key to recruiting the best students and faculty, retaining key faculty, advancing research innovation, enhancing learning environments and sustaining long term CoE / CIS strategic goals.
The Director of Facilities will:
- Direct strategic and operational planning for a varied and complex array of College of Engineering and Computing & Information Science facilities including space planning, budget development, resource projections and scheduling.
- Understand and integrate the College's unique academic program into its facilities priorities, managing all facilities related activities in the College.
- Serve as the College expert on facilities, maintaining an intimate familiarity and strong working knowledge of the College's physical plant.
- Oversee facility operations and new construction, renovation, and maintenance of existing buildings and spaces.
- Organize and develop staff and systems for effective facilities support throughout the College.
- Supervise Facilities Coordinators and other staff providing direct facilities support.
- Lead facilities needs assessment, planning updates, and efforts to maintain, restore, and further develop the facilities' infrastructure and aesthetic character of the campus.
- Develop new initiatives and provide guidance for environmental, health, and safety programs in the College.
- Assure compliance with federal, state, and university regulations.
- Provide leadership for emergency planning and facility security efforts.
- Direct the facility operations of the Duffield Hall nanotechnology building including maintaining building systems and services, safety and security programs, management control systems, policies, and procedures.
- Coordinate with university, college, and department administrators; facility and lab occupants and users; contractors; regulatory officials; and central Facilities Services and EH&S staff personnel.
Bachelor's degree in engineering, architecture, facilities management, or in a related service/facilities field; at least 7 years of experience in building design, management, of similar technically complex facilities, and/or management of significant construction projects, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Proven capital planning, construction, and project/operational management skills including understanding of building systems, knowledge of construction techniques, and the ability to read and interpret design/construction documents. Demonstrated effective management, team leadership, collaboration, facilitation, organizational, budget management, problem solving, and communication skills required. Required to demonstrate proficiency of knowledge of University policies and procedures surrounding project work. Must take University project certification exam and meet annual requirements for keeping up-to-date with policies and procedures. Analytical skills and ability to problem solve while consistently demonstrating a service-orientated attitude. Ability to be creative in providing appropriate solutions to problems in an effective and tactful manner. Must be able to communicate effectively with various levels of authority with confidence and professionalism. Handle confidential and sensitive information with appropriate levels of discretion.
Graduate degree in a relevant discipline and/or additional years of relevant experience. Licensed Engineer, CMAA certification. Experience with facilities management in a university or college environment. Experience with CAD, university space management, maintenance tracking, and inventory systems.
A cover letter is required along with your resume/CV and please remember to attach both in either Microsoft Word or PDF format in your application.
Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
University Job Title:Director Facilities
Pay Rate Type:Salary
Contact Name:Denise Brown-Hart
Number of Openings:1
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