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Director of Facilities and Construction Management Services

Kalamazoo Valley Community College
Unassigned or Multiple Locations

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Posting Number::


Job Title::

Director of Facilities and Construction Management Services


Unassigned or Multiple Locations


Full Time

Pay Rate::

Minimum of $81,903 per year. Starting salary determined based upon relevant education and experience beyond what is required.

Position Type::



Facility Services

Job Summary::

Are you a recognized leader with a passion for developing others? Are you looking for a way to combine your leadership skills with your knowledge of building systems, maintenance, grounds and custodial services? If so, then KVCC may have the perfect full-time administrative position for you.

BASIC FUNCTION AND RESPONSIBILITY: A primary responsibility of all persons assigned to this job title is to support the instructional mission of the institution and to promote positive student and customer relations. Plan, direct and evaluate the operational, financial and personnel activities of the units within the Facilities Services Department. Responsible for all building, remodeling, renovation and construction projects at all college facilities and for events scheduling

CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The essential functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the characteristic duties, knowledge, skills, abilities noted herein, however, this list represents EXAMPLES ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions found in this job classification. Plan, direct and evaluate the operational, financial and personnel activities of the custodial, maintenance, grounds/vehicles, materials handling and event scheduling services; provide administrative leadership and supervision for assigned units; prepare annual operating budget recommendations; develop, implement and monitor budget controls; and, develop, implement and administer departmental operating policies and procedures. Recommend hire, orient, train, and evaluate departmental employees through supervisory staff; monitor and coordinate staff development and training programs; and, implement, in conjunction with the Human Resources Office, effective human resource practices. Coordinate departmental activities with other institutional offices/administrators; provide assistance to requesting departments; and, represent the department in meetings involving institutional, community or state representatives. Coordinate long range planning activities for facilities development, building upgrades/modifications and equipment replacement schedules; coordinate and assist with all activities related to the design, development, remodeling and new construction at all institutional facilities as assigned; monitor systems operations for federal, state and local compliance with safety and related regulations; manage contracted services for department; monitor building and grounds for safety and emergency preparations, first aid services, inclement weather conditions, fire protection and related safety equipment; and, serve as administrator for emergency response, environmental safety concerns, Americans With Disabilities Act facility accessibility and vehicle use issues.

REPORTS TO: | Vice President for Campus Planning and Operations

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Administrative and functional supervision is exercised over approximately seven full-time employees and a varying number of part-time employees.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE: Knowledge of acceptable facilities methods and practices. Knowledge of quality and costs of building and maintenance materials/equipment. Knowledge of building codes and regulations. Knowledge of acceptable supervisory practices. Knowledge of institutional policies and procedures. Knowledge of maintenance and building systems. Knowledge of custodial operations. Knowledge of grounds maintenance. Skill in inspecting job sites for quality and compliance with various codes and regulations. Skill in planning and directing the work of subordinates. Skill in researching and analyzing data and reports. Skill in making oral and written presentations.

Minimum Qualifications::

Appropriate work experience and education are required. An example of this would be a Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Operations Management, Engineering, or a related field and experience equivalent to four years of industrial operations or related work, including three years supervisory experience.

Preferred Qualifications and Experience::

Additional consideration for applicants holding a construction or builders license

Work Hours::

Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm; some evening or weekend hours may be required as needed.

Posting Date:


Special Instructions to Applicants::

Please apply online at:
This position will remain posted until filled. However priority consideration will be given to applications received by April 22, 2024.

EEO Statement:

As an employer, Kalamazoo Valley encourages, welcomes, and fosters differences because we believe that diversity makes us great. Diversity extends beyond race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, and disability, and encompasses people of all abilities, identities, circumstances, and characteristics. All qualified applicants will be given equal opportunity and consideration for employment; please consider joining us as we continue to enrich lives by teaching and serving our community with excellence. Prior to a job offer, candidates will be required to complete a criminal record background check. For some positions, a credit history investigation will also be required. Information gathered will be used for job-related purposes to the extent permitted by applicable law and will not result in an automatic disqualification from an employment opportunity.


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