This position supports the Assistant Vice President for Facilities by managing the maintenance and repair of campus facilities to include key and lock services, carpentry and paint work, moving and set-up services and management of small construction and renovation projects. Incumbent will be a key member of the Facilities Management leadership team and manages 27 FTE and a $2 million operating budget plus capital projects.
Bachelor's degree in engineering, architecture or closely related field, plus five years' experience in managing and directing a facilities operation of comparable size is required. Professional engineer or architecture license is preferred. Experience in a higher education setting would be beneficial. Must have demonstrated experience and ability to plan, organize and direct trade workers, analyze and solve problems. Veterans are encourage to apply.
Special Skills Or Experience:
Computer experience with PCs is required; prefer knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office applications including Word and Excel.
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time Regular
Degree/Major: Engineering or architecture
Length Of Experience:
Five years' experience in managing and directing a facilities operation of comparable size is required. Experience in a higher education setting is beneficial.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Plans, organizes and directs university trade workers in the maintenance and repair of all campus buildings initiated by external and internal requests and inspections as well as from personal observations. This includes carpentry trades, painting and locksmithing.
Manages numerous small construction and repair projects, within the building trades and those that require multi-trade coordination. Projects may range up to $100,000 each and collectively to several hundred thousand dollars annually. Plan and prioritize work and budgets. Ensure building plans and permits are obtained when necessary, codes are followed and building plans are complete and adequate when necessary. Bid and contract contractors to perform the work necessary and complete project on schedule and within budget.
Manages facilities maintenance and repair operations within allocated budget resources. Determines maintenance personnel needs as well as requirements for supplies, materials, equipment and maintenance contract hires, and prepares yearly budgets accordingly.
Responsible for ensuring safety policies and practices are adhered to by subordinates at all times. Inspects shop spaces for safety deficiencies and takes immediate corrective action. Assures work conditions are safe and conducive to efficient operations.
Ensures planning and coordination of work among various Facilities Management and campus groups for successful University event preparations, set-ups, take-downs and restorative work.
Plans for the professional development of subordinates through personal contact, budgeting and scheduling of training courses. Leads by example.
Prepares performance evaluations of subordinates and conducts appraisal reviews highlighting strengths and areas needing improvement, if any. Development of subordinates must be a core belief of incumbent's management philosophy. Nominates candidates for employee awards based on performance. Delegates to and holds subordinates responsible for satisfactory performance of assignments.
Establishes and conducts a preventive maintenance program of scheduled inspections and repair of facilities to ensure proper operation. Establishes building maintenance inspections on a periodic and recurring basis. Coordinate data collection with Facilities Engineer and others to create and prioritize renovation and repair project lists and estimates of probable costs utilizing facility condition assessment software.
Emphasizes cooperation, professionalism and instills excellent customer service attitudes in all work units. Models cooperation and coordination within Facilities Management and across all functions of the university.
Monitors construction contracts as assigned ensuring compliance with drawings, specifications and requirements of the University.
Professional Engineer (PE) or Professional Architect (AIA) licensure required.
Elon University has built a national reputation as the premier student-centered environment for experiential learning, with an emphasis on strong personal relationships between students and their faculty and staff mentors. Elon students are ambitious, curious and compassionate, inspired to be big thinkers and creative problem-solvers. Elon's rigorous curriculum is grounded in the arts and sciences and complemented by nationally accredited professional programs. The 447 full-time faculty members teach in more than 60 undergraduate majors and nine graduate programs. Elon's four-year graduation rate of 79 percent ranks in the top six percent in the nation. Elon's 6,291 undergraduate and 826 graduate students come from 46 states, the District of Columbia, three U.S. territories and 49 other countries. About 24 percent are from North Carolina, with strong enrollment numbers from the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and other states across the country. Elon is ranked among the top-100 National Universities by U.S. News & World Report, with a #2 ranking for excellence in undergraduate teaching and #10 for innovation. For the sixth straight year, Elon is the leader in the
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About Elon University
Elon University has built a national reputation as the premier student-centered environment for experiential learning, with an emphasis on strong personal relationships between students and their faculty and staff mentors. Elon students are ambitious, curious and compassionate, inspired to be big thinkers and creative problem-solvers.
Elon’s rigorous curriculum is grounded in the arts and sciences and complemented by nationally accredited professional programs. The 446 full-time faculty members teach in more than 60 undergraduate majors and nine graduate programs. Elon’s four-year graduation rate of 79 percent ranks in the top six percent in the nation.
Elon’s 6,277 undergraduate and 811 graduate students come from 48 states and 47 other countries. About 24 percent are from North Carolina, with strong enrollment numbers from the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and other states across the country.
Elon is ranked among the top-100 National Universities by U.S. News & World Report, with a #2 ranking for excellence in undergraduate teaching and #11 for innovation. Elon is the only university in the nation recognized by U.S. News for excellence in all eight academic programs “Focused on Stud...ent Success.” Included are #1 rankings for study abroad and learning communities and #2 rankings for first-year experiences and service learning.
Global engagement is central to Elon’s experience and 78 percent of students have at least one international study experience, often combined with internships, research or service. Elon is among the nation’s top universities for producing Fulbright Student Scholars and Peace Corps volunteers. In addition, Elon’s Study USA program includes opportunities to study in Los Angeles, New York City, Washington, D.C., Hawaii, Alaska and other locations.
The university includes Elon College, the College of Arts and Sciences; the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business; the School of Communications; the School of Education; the School of Health Sciences; and the School of Law, which is located on a campus in downtown Greensboro, N.C.