Assistant Director of Facilities

Virginia, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Aug 10, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant Director of Facilities

Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) invites applications for the position of Assistant Director of Facilities. The Department of Residential Life & Housing (RLH) at Virginia Commonwealth University is committed to providing a safe and secure living and learning environment that encourages the pursuit of academic success, cultivates an appreciation for diversity, contributes to personal growth, and fosters responsibility to the community.

Virginia Commonwealth University is a premier urban, public research university focused on academic success. Established in 1838 and located on 144 acres in downtown Richmond, VA, we currently enroll approximately 31,288 students. VCU takes pride in its nationally ranked academic programs and academic medical center, research and scholarly productivity, and engagement with the communities it serves and changes.

The Assistant Director of Facilities Provides day-to-day management of residence halls including, but not limited to: serving as the main contact for all facilities and housekeeping issues, fire/safety drills and checks, and student and parent concerns.

  • Provides leadership and supervision for Facilities Coordinators regarding daily as well as long- term operations.
  • Oversees daily administration of housing vendor contracts, managed by the Facility Coordinators.
  • Works daily with Facilities Management and contractors to provide efficient and effective maintenance and Custodial services in the residence halls.



  • Demonstrated ability in the integrated logistical planning of facilities-related
  • Skills in planning and coordination of complex assignments and projects across multiple organizational
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of constituents both orally and in writing, including the delivery of presentations.
  • Proficiency in Office software to include Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and the Internet
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including an ability to analyze and solve problems.
  • Ability to supervise and work effectively with professional and nonprofessional personnel.
  • Ability to work in a diverse environment.

Bachelor’s degree in business management, hotel/restaurant management, or related field.


  • Experience working in a diverse collegiate setting.
  • Experience working in a residence hall setting.
  • Master’s Degree Preferred.

COMPENSATION & ANTICIPATED START DATE: $55,000.00 and a competitive benefits package. The anticipated start date is September 25, 2020. 

Please visit to apply  For additional information please contact Shonda Pulley at (804) 828-7666 or visit our website The position will be open until filled. Only electronic applications submitted through will be accepted. 

Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity, Affirmative Action University providing access to education and employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, gender, religion, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, political affiliation or disability.