Requisition ID: req1426
Job Title: Director - Facilities
Department: Facilities Management
Location: Columbus Campus
Employment Type: Administrator/Executive/Manager
Employment Status: Board Approved
Bargaining Unit: Non-Bargaining Unit
FLSA Status: Exempt
Compensation Type: Annual
Compensation: Commensurate with experience
Schedule: Monday through Friday 8 am to 5 pm and as needed
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential duty listed below. Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities, covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act, in accordance with its requirements.
Duties are numbered for convenience, and do not indicate order in terms of importance, frequency that the duty is performed, or the amount of time spent on the duty.
1) Provides leadership and management, and maintains accountability for Facilities Design & Construction operations.
2) Supervises staff in performance of job duties and responsibilities. Assigns and delegates tasks, provides direction, resolves work problems, communicates job expectations, trains employees and develops professional growth development opportunities. Carries out, explains, interprets and enforces policy. Conducts annual employee evaluations, and recommends pay increases, promotions and other personnel actions. Approves leaves and authorizes overtime as appropriate. Participates in employee selection process. Administers disciplinary actions upon approval, and in collaboration with Human Resources.
3) Prepares, monitors, controls, and ensures compliance with department budget.
4) Plans campus construction projects in collaboration with faculty, contractors, architects, engineers and others. Conducts site evaluations, assesses facilities, obtains bids and prepares estimates. Prepares or coordinates preparation of consultant, contractor and vendor contracts. Ensures projects proceed on a timely basis. Coordinates and evaluates the work of consultants, architects, engineers and others. Maintains a sense of urgency to meet deadlines. Prepares requisitions and initiates payment to suppliers, consultants, contractors and others. Coordinates review of project design with Facilities Operations, IT and other affected departments.
5) Develops and implements departmental programs in accordance with College mission and vision, and leads initiatives.
6) Maintains confidentiality of personnel strategies, issues, and other confidential and sensitive information.
7) Works assigned schedule exhibits regular and predictable attendance and works outside of normal schedule as needed to meet workload demands.
8) Performs other related duties as required.
Usual Physical Demands: The incumbent of this position typically exhibits the physical demands identified in the Functional Job Analysis on file in the College's Human Resources Department and which is periodically reviewed and updated. Physical demands listed in the Functional Job Analysis are not job qualification standards, but are used to help the College assess and determine reasonable accommodations for otherwise qualified individuals covered by the American's with Disabilities Act.
While performing duties of this job, the employee regularly exhibits digital dexterity when entering data into computer. The employee regularly sits for extended periods of time, and occasionally stands and walks. Employee converses verbally with others in person and by telephone. Vision demands include close, relatively detailed vision when focusing on a computer screen. Employee occasionally lifts up to 50 pounds.
Working Conditions: Normal working conditions with occasional exposure to dirt, dust, debris, smells and wet, humid and outdoor weather. Employee occasionally works on construction sites.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of: Construction and building codes; legal aspects of construction; construction and architectural methods; contracting processes and documentation; project management; management principles and practices; budget management; program practices, standards and administration. Ability to: apply management principles to practical situations within a single department or functional area; manage and accomplish results through delegation of accountability and responsibility to management staff; maintain confidential and sensitive information; develop and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, supervisors, students, general public, and other job contacts; work with and effectively manage persons of varying cultures and diversity; maintain accurate and complete work records; monitor budgets; manage and coordinate multiple projects; supervise subordinate supervisors and maintain ultimate responsibility for area under authority. Skill in: AutoCAD and other computer software, programs and applications; verbal and written communications.
Bachelor's Degree in Architecture, Engineering or a related field to job assignment. At least five years' experience and demonstrated expertise in an assigned functional area. Prior supervisory experience. State Motor Vehicle Operator's License or demonstrable ability to gain access to work site(s).
Preferred Qualifications: 5 years' experience in public sector with state processes. AIA Certification, State Architectural Registration or Professional Engineer.
Additional Information: Applicants must attach a cover letter. Please discuss in detail your credentials - academic background/degree(s), internships, paid professional experience, and any relevant certifications or licenses you may hold. Applications without a cover letter will be considered incomplete.