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Director of Facilities
Smithfield, RI

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$101,000 - $130,000 / yr


Through your leadership, your team will make a real impact every day. We are seeking our Director of Facilities for our client partners at the UNION account, Bryant University in Smithfield, RI. Our successful candidate will have 5 years of experience in the title of Director of Facilities, with a demonstrated history of success managing all skilled mechanical trades, grounds, and environmental and custodial services in a union campus environment. Our esteemed client partners require a high level of professional polish, a strong sense of urgency and strategic initiative to be successful in this role.

Client services include fully integrated facilities from grounds and custodial services to operations. This role will report directly to the District Manager, and our leader will be responsible for managing the budget and our team, overseeing performance to achieve excellent customer satisfaction for facility services for all academic, administrative and off-site campus buildings. Valid Driver’s License required.

Our director will lead budget reporting, CAPEX Planning maintain consistent client interaction with our Campus Finance team to provide detail-oriented oversight of the day-to-day operations with the Facilities team.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Strong technical knowledge of the following: mechanical, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, structural, safety systems, architectural, landscape and energy management.
  • A demonstrated history of successful Facilities Management leadership experience as demonstrated by quantifiable results and accomplishments.
  • Exceptional communication skills, and a strong understanding of contract management.
  • Demonstrated business and financial acumen with a strong P&L understanding.
  • Exceptional customer service, relationship building and communication skills.
  • Strong Leadership skills with a focus on staff development and team building.
  • A bachelor’s degree in engineering or related fields is preferred.
  • Certified Facilities Manager (CFM) is a plus.

Key Responsibilities:

Combine your proven leadership and Facilities Management technical expertise to enhance existing and new client programs including short- and long-range planning, construction and renovation projects, preventative and corrective maintenance, energy management, grounds, and landscaping, and janitorial.

The Director of Facilities Operations is responsible for directing facilities maintenance operations of building(s) and property at a single unit. The Director of Facilities Operations manages the preventative maintenance and reactive repair of skilled trades, e.g., HVAC, plumbing, electrical, utilities; and manages the hiring, training and supervision of staff, professionals, and management.  The Director of Facilities Operations manages a safe and efficient working environment, essential to the performance of the business.  The Director may oversee construction work and often manages other core services, and/or logistics of business/operations services, e.g., grounds keeping, laundry, food, security, inventory, mail, concierge services.

Basic Qualifications & Requirements

  • Basic Education Requirement- Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • Basic Management Experience- 5 years
  • Basic Functional Experience- 5 years
  • Director of Facilities in a University or Campus Setting for 5 full years managing all skilled mechanical trades, grounds and environmental and custodial services in a union campus environment. Our esteemed client partners require a high level of professional polish.

MUST HAVE

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years of experience as a Director of Facilities in a University or Campus Setting with managing all skilled mechanical trades, grounds and environmental and custodial services in a union campus environment.
  • 5 years of Management experience.
  • 5 years of Functional experience.

NICE TO HAVE

  • Strong technical knowledge of the following: mechanical, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, structural, safety systems, architectural, landscape and energy management.
  • Certified Facilities Manager (CFM) is a plus.


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