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Director, Facilities Management
Staff
Melbourne

The Facilities Management Director is responsible for planning, directing, or coordinating the operations for a function or large sub-function within the University, including the management and direction for Facilities Operations trades and/or projects. The position is also accountable for developing policies, procedures, goals, and objectives for the functional area in support of the overall mission of the University. In addition, this position will monitor budgets and determine staffing requirements. Staff - over 50, including skilled trades personnel, Supervisors, Managers. This position reports to the Sr. Director of Operations.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Oversees implementation of functional strategy through subordinate staff and ensures adherence to quality standards, deadlines,
    and proper procedures, correcting errors or problems. Takes responsibility for operational effectiveness of assigned function.
  • Develops functional policies, procedures, and service standards to facilitate the University’s overall strategy and objectives.
  • Provides employees with guidance and training in handling their respective duties. Corrects course of action if necessary and
    provides job performance feedback.
  • Monitors and reviews records and reports pertaining to activities relevant to assigned work and verifies information to inform
    decisions.
  • Directs and coordinates the function’s financial budget activities to fund operations, maximize investments, and increase efficiency.
  • Recruits, interviews, and selects employees to meet the needs of the particular department’s function, program, or agenda.
  • Makes recommendations on department strategy to next level of management based on functional observations.
  • Determine the appropriate balance between immediate response repair needs and longer term projects for maintenance or
    alterations. "Make or buy" decisions for staffing adjustments through available trades pool or use of outside contractors.
  • Monitor workload, Service and Work Order backlog, and scheduling issues with the subordinate managers to assure compliance
    with mission.
  • Reports to and assists the Sr. Director for Operations may assume this responsibility in their absence.
  • Hurricane/Emergency Preparedness and Response. This position is considered essential and may be required to remain on
    campus for storm and emergency related duty.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Education/Skills required:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent knowledge obtained through a combination of education, training, and experience 
  • 8 years of experience in Facilities Management 
  • APPA's EFP (Educational Facilities Professional), CEFP (Certified Educational Facilities Professional) credential or other related professional certification / license is preferred
  • State of Florida driver's license and maintain a good driving record as determined by Florida Tech's insurance company.
  • Florida State General Contractor License Preferred

* Official transcripts of all collegiate work must be sent directly from the attended institution to the Human Resources Office prior to the first day of employment. All international degrees must have a course-by-course official evaluation and translation sent to the Human Resources Office directly from an evaluation company affiliated with the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES). Required certification or license must be uploaded when submitting application for employment.

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