Director of Operations -Facilities Services

Job description

Gettysburg College is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Director of Operations to work in the Department of Facilities Services. This position is responsible for providing leadership of the facilities operations which includes management and oversight of the building and mechanical trades operations on campus, campus energy management as well as oversight of housekeeping services.  Specific responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to: maintaining campus utility infrastructure,  Building Information Systems (Trane Systems), reviewing, updating the campus deferred maintenance list, and leading the Facilities Services department’s Safety and Compliance Committee. This position reports directly to the Executive Director of Facilities Planning and Management.

A Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management, Engineering or a related Technical trade is preferred.  A minimum of 7 years of increasing management responsibility in a multifaceted Facilities Operation is required.  Knowledge of complex building systems, multiple skilled trades, preventative maintenance programs, building codes and workplace safety are also required.  Addtionally, the successful candidate must be able to implement and evaluate department operations; lead, motivate and develop others; and effectively plan, delegate and supervise the work of subordinates. The Director must be able to work outside normal business hours.

Gettysburg College seeks candidates who have the communication skills and cross-cultural abilities to maximize their effectiveness with diverse groups of students, colleagues, and community members.

Application materials must be submitted by November 23, 2018 using our online application system:  A cover letter and resume are required.

Gettysburg College, an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal, state, local laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and admission. The College prohibits discrimination and harassment, and provides equal opportunity without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital/familial status, possession of a General Education Development Certificate (GED) as compared to a high school diploma, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex, age, or genetic information in all aspects of employment, educational programs, activities, and admissions. Pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Gettysburg College prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.




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Job No: 2788
Posted: 11/2/2018
Application Due: 11/23/2018
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