Director of Campus Facilities

SUNY Orange
Middletown, New York
Oct 14, 2020
Institution Type
Community College

Director of Campus Facilities

About SUNY Orange:
SUNY Orange was founded in 1950 as the first county-sponsored community college in the State University of New York system. It has earned its reputation as a pioneer and innovator in meeting the needs of its students and the area it primarily serves. SUNY Orange was the first two-year college in the nation to offer the associate degree nursing program and studies in electron microscopy; and in 1982, the college was the first community college to plan and co-sponsor with local chambers of commerce a business institute.

SUNY Orange has touched the lives of countless numbers of the county's 350,000 residents through its credit programs, non-credit programming and cultural events. As the needs of the community grow, the college will continue to play a significant role in the county's endeavor to face the challenges and to profit from the opportunities that await it.

Job Description:
The Director of Campus Facilities is responsible for the effective operation of the facilities department, for around-the-clock maintenance and operation of the College's physical plant, infrastructure, facilities, equipment, and grounds. The Director of Campus Facilities will assist the Vice President for Administration and Finance in the execution of capital construction projects, and emergency planning.  The Director of Campus Facilities must have the ability to represent the College's interest within the local community and the ability to work effectively with the senior management team.  As the Director of Campus Facilities, it is important that this position encourage the development of sensitivity and appreciation for cultural differences within the college.

Education Required:  Associate's Degree with 12 years' experience or a Bachelor's Degree with 10  years' of demonstrated experience in facilities operation 

Experience Required:  Project Management experience. Knowledge of landscaping and turf issues related to athletic fields and college grounds.  Supervisory experience. Computer literacy, including experience using excel spreadsheets. 

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Worker Characteristics:

  •  Bachelor's Degree
  •  Facilities management experience in a higher education environment.
  •  Ability to effectively establish and maintain working relationships with supervising personnel, co-workers, all college employees and the public.
  •  Ability to manage multiple projects.
  •  Must be able to travel between the college's two campuses and other sites.
  •  Bilingual Skills. 

Additional Information:
Deadline for Applying: October 29, 2020

Position begins ASAP

This is a full-time, 12 month Staff & Chair position, Grade 90

Orange County Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identification, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, veteran status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction or any other category protected by law. The College adheres to all federal and state civil rights laws prohibiting discrimination in public institutions of higher education. Inquiries regarding this non-discrimination policy may be directed to: Iris Martinez-Davis, Civil Rights Compliance Officer, 115 South Street, Middletown NY 10940, (845) 341-4662, [email protected]

Application Instructions:
Please apply online at

Create a SUNY Orange Employment Account by clicking on the APPLY NOW button. Upload the following documents, which are required for consideration:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • References: Include three (3) professional references (including names, phone numbers and e-mail addresses). References will not be contacted without prior permission of the candidate.
  • Orange County Community College values a diverse and inclusive community. Please include in your cover letter an answer to the following questions: 
    1. How has diversity and inclusion played a part in your career?
    2. How would you bring that insight into your position at the college?

After submitting your resume the subsequent pages will enable you to upload the additional documents.

Official transcripts will be required upon employment. Foreign transcripts which are not accompanied by an evaluation from an approved agency may not be reviewed. Applicants may contact NACES (National Association of Credential Evaluating Service) at to obtain a list of members providing this service. Any expenses incurred for this service must be borne by the applicant. Foreign transcript translations by applicant or educational institution are not acceptable.

All applicants must have the legal right to accept employment in the United States. SUNY Orange does not support visa applications.

Employment at the College may be subject to the favorable result of a background investigation.

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