Assistant Director of Facilities Operations

Wilmington, North Carolina
$43,000 - $47,351
Jul 12, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Vacancy Number: S00571
Working Title: Assistant Director of Facilities Operations
Career Band Title: Business Services Coordinator
Location of Workplace: Main UNCW Campus
Competency Level: Advanced

Essential functions of this position:
The Assistant Director of Facilities Operations, in coordination with the Director of Campus Life Facilities and Business Operations, is responsible for general Campus Life facility operations for environmental design necessary in providing spaces, programs and service which promote community, student development and engagement. These program and services include student staff supervision and development, oversight of general and preventative maintenance functions, and director of all health and safety functions. The Assistant Director supervises one full-time employee and up to 25 student employees including building manager, facility assistant, and information center employees. The Assistant Director is an integral member of the Campus Life management team and assists with strategic planning and budget development processes.

N.C. Minimum Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
Bachelor’s degree in business administration or a related discipline; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Additional knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the essential functions of the position:
Knowledge of student development and being able to manage student employees
High interpersonal organizational and management skills to maintain skills to maintain a competent operation
Ability to be an effective supervisor (hiring, training, scheduling, discipline, evaluation, etc.)
Basic understanding of facilities systems preferred (HVAC, plumbing, electrical, etc.)
Knowledge of environmental design and application in development of community and learning spaces
Ability to organize and effectively present information to groups or individuals in various formats
Knowledge of databases and the ability to develop implement and maintain interdepartmental systems in keeping with university procedures
Possess computer literacy with the ability to learn new applications independently
Ability to demonstrate strong organizational and project management skills
Ability to role model quality customer service

Preferred education, professional skills and experience:
Master’s degree preferred; Bachelor’s degree with related experience required
Experience with student personnel supervision at the collegiate level
Knowledge of student staff training with professional development plans and ability to implement/execute formal training and development activities
Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with the Physical Plant, Project Management, Environmental Health and Services, and Purchasing departments and other university support services is essential
Ability to lead projects and communicate facilities needs to other team members is essential
Facility Management and risk management experience preferred

Recruitment Range: $43,000 - $47,351
NC Salary Grade Equivalency: 62
Hours Per Week: 1.0 (40 hours per week)
Months Per Year: 12 Months
Work Days: Monday - Friday, occasional weekend and nights
Work Hours: 8:00AM - 5:00PM, flexibility required
Position Number: 1236
Job Posting Date: 07/11/2017
Job Closing Date: 07/28/2017

Special Instructions:
PLEASE NOTE: To receive full consideration, please be sure you have fully completed the entire application before you apply for this position. Failure to answer all required questions will cause the system to disqualify your application. Due to the high interest in positions at UNCW, we are happy to answer any questions you may have regarding the position if selected for an interview. Thank you in advance for your understanding.

You will be required to attach a cover letter and resume to successfully apply for this position. To receive full consideration, please be sure you have completed the ‘Work History’ section of the application before you apply for this position.

For more info/to apply visit Applications must be submitted through the online application system to be considered.

This position is being recruited at the Advanced level. If no applicants apply who meet the required competency and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.

EEO Statement:
UNC Wilmington actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial, ethnic or other minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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