Director of Facilities

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Working Title Director of Facilities Job Summary

Savannah State seeks qualified applicants for Director of Facilities. This position is responsible for the administration of all buildings, grounds, custodial work and mechanical maintenance, all major/minor capital improvement projects, and rehabilitation and renovation projects. Works with others to help ensure that the plans and specifications on construction projects are met. Provides strategic leadership and direction in planning, implementing, and evaluating the Department of Physical Plant, which includes Facilities Operations and Maintenance, Custodial Services, and Environmental Health and Safety. Establishes budget guidelines and prepares annual operating budget; implements and allocates resources following budget approval. Coordinates delivery of essential plant services by organizing the various units of Physical Plant to best meet the work requirements and mission of the department and needs of the University; ensures that all University facilities are maintained in a manner which provides a clean and safe environment. Ensures the Department follows all federal, state, local laws, safety and other risk management policies in the performance of work. May be direct to perform job related tasks other than those specifically delineated in this description. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university; Master’s degree preferred. Five or more years of progressively responsible experience in facility maintenance; managerial, budgetary, and supervisory experience. Experience at a higher education institution is preferred. Must be knowledgeable about effective facilities management policies and procedures; and local, state, and federal regulations. Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with college faculty, staff, and administrators; experience in operational and strategic planning and ability to effectively communicate ideas and information in written and oral format. Background and/or credit check required.

Preferred Qualifications Special Information to Applicants

Savannah State University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative-Action Institution committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, genetics, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected Veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records State.
Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation.
Your application is not considered complete until all required documents have been uploaded to the appropriate section.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S4492014 Number of Vacancies Desired Start Date Position End Date Open Date 12/21/2018 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions Summary

Complete application online, Submit complete package cover letter, three current letters of reference, transcript(s) and resume.

Review of applications will begin upon receipt, and continue until the position is filled. Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Document Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Letter of Reference 2
  4. Letter of Reference 3
  5. Unofficial Transcript 1
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcript 2




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Posted: 12/29/2018
Application Due: 6/20/2019
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