Director Physical Facilities & Operations

Miami University
Ohio, United States
Salary Not specified
Oct 02, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Provides integrated leadership and coordinates physical facilities including labor, maintenance, supplies, event management, and security functions at the regional campuses (consisting of the Middletown, Hamilton and West Chester campuses, which comprise 658,000 square feet contained within 24 buildings situated on 260 acres) in order to maintain a safe and functional environment for teaching, learning, and community interactions. Provides direction and leadership in planning for future expansion, renovation, and maintenance projects as well as replacement of mechanicals and other equipment to keep current systems working properly.

Duties include and are not limited to the following:

  • Provides integrated leadership for physical facilities services such as maintenance, repair, and renovation of buildings, maintenance of grounds, custodial, security, and event management at the Regionals in order to ensure effective day-to-day operations and efficient resource management
  • Provides leadership in researching and planning in order to meet short and long term facility mechanical and space needs, prioritizing tasks based on budget constraints
  • Provides supervision of approximately thirty employees at each campus, including providing professional development opportunities, enforcing university policies, and ensuring that work done by subordinates is efficient and effective.
  • Provides leadership in estimating needs and purchasing supplies and materials for daily operations and small projects
  • Provides technical or specialized information and knowledge pertinent to the physical facilities operations to the CLAAS Dean
  • Coordinates the activities of contractors engaged in a wide range of activities performed in support of the campuses including construction, security, maintenance, cleaning, and other specialized or professional services
  • Communicates effectively with constituents at the university and divisional levels with regard to planned, ongoing, and completed physical facilities projects at the Regionals.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Business, Facilities Management, or an equivalent field, 8 years of relevant experience with supervisory duties included, project management experience, previous experience working with and managing contractors, strong leadership, team building, and communication skills, knowledge of federal and state safety regulations, knowledge of building mechanical/electrical systems, focus on quality and continuous improvement.  Position is not eligible for H1B sponsorship.

Submit cover letter and curriculum vitae to  Inquiries may be directed to Bob Davis at  Screening of applications begins on October 15, 2020 and continues until position is filled.


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