Assistant Director of Facilities

Job description

Position Statement:

Founded in 2005, Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) is the 31st member of the University System of Georgia. GGC is a premier 21st century liberal arts institution accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. With a current enrollment of over 12,000 students, enrollment is projected to exceed 13,000 students in 2017, including both residential and commuter students. GGC’s innovative practices, caring culture, and extremely affordable tuition are changing the game in higher education and changing the future for students at all levels, of all ages, and from all walks of life. Gwinnett County (pop. 850,000+) is home to a variety of businesses, including organizations involved in health care, education and information technology.

Position Title:
Assistant Director of Facilities

Job Category:

Facilities - 9910100

Business & Finance

Required Documents:
Cover Letter, Resume

Provides departmental oversight of maintenance, repair, and construction support teams in Facility Operations and Maintenance department. Provides oversight of departmental operations of the Facilities equipment repair shop and equipment inventory.


  • Provide supervisory oversight to Facility Operations and Maintenance department, which includes: response to Building Maintenance, HVAC, Plumbing, Electrical, and Fire Suppression issues.
  • Provide oversight to Facility Operations and Maintenance Third-Party Vendors with regard to services provided out-side of college employee provided services.
  • Provide oversight to construction, preventive maintenance, MEPS repairs, 3rd party repairs, and system upgrades.
  • Provide oversight to the pressure washing program of brick and concrete walkways, stairs and other hardscape surfaces.
  • Provide oversight to Waste Management and Recycling programs.
  • Provide event oversight and planning coordination of the Inclement Weather Program. Update and manage the severe weather emergency storm response plan effectively.
  • Provide management oversight of purchasing materials appropriate for campus applications, repairs, and implementations.
  • Coordinate and assist with planning and managing facilities support to special events as required.
  • Manage and maintain equipment inventory including motorized vehicles and hand/power tools. Ensure operators are trained and safety rules are followed.
  • Provide leadership by hiring, training and managing assigned staff. Perform performance appraisals, give oral and written guidance and recommend employment actions.
  • Prepare written communications, conduct meetings, develop specifications, reports, correspondence, etc. Procure materials following state purchasing policies and guidelines.
  • Assist in budget preparation, managing inventory, and developing of contractual services.Respond to emergency calls as required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum and Preferred Qualifications:


  • High School or GED
  • Valid Georgia state driver's license
  • Five years of experience in facilities maintenance operations
  • Two years of proven team leadership skills
  • Previous experience managing a departmental budget
  • Familiar with building management systems software
  • This job requires knowledge in general maintenance management of building services delivery required for a large facility or office complex, including but not limited to: general construction, HVAC, plumbing, electrical, fire alarm, fire sprinkler, flooring, ceiling and wall finishes, concrete, brick, OSHA safety compliance, ADA compliance, drainage maintenance, door hardware and automatic openers, light equipment operation and maintenance.


  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Familiar with Automated Logic (ALC) building automation systems software.
  • Preferred skills in HVAC equipment repair and building automation systems.

Position Disclosure:

Due to the volume of applications, applicants may not receive a reply from the College unless an applicant is selected for an interview. Review of applications will continue until positions are filled. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States and proof of eligibility will be contemporaneously required upon acceptance of an employment offer. Any resulting employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation and credit check if applicable to the position, as determined by Georgia Gwinnett College in its sole discretion. Georgia Gwinnett College, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability or religion. Georgia is an open records state.


Work may require exposure to potentially dangerous materials and situations that will require extensive safety precautions. This job typically requires handling of average-weight objects up to 75 pounds, or standing for long periods of time. May requires working from ladders, scaffolding, lifts, and bucket trucks to heights necessary to operate, install, repair, and replace building components and systems. May requires accessing and working in confined space as well as wearing a full-face respirator. Position may require local travel. Ability to lift and carry files and materials. Ability to move from one office to another office on campus. Adequate vision, hearing and manual dexterity to interact with people in person, on the phone and in writing. Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodations.

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Job No:
Posted: 10/16/2018
Application Due: 12/15/2018
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