Director of Facilities

Job description

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.


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. 


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.





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Job No:
Posted: 1/8/2019
Application Due: 3/9/2019
Work Type:
Salary: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.