Director - Facilities Management

University of Indianapolis
Indiana, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jul 5, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Management, Professional Fields, Vocational & Technical Fields, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Engineering, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Facilities Management & Physical Plant, Executive, Executive Directors
Employment Type
Full Time

Thank you for your interest in the University of Indianapolis! The University is a private, liberal arts university located on 65 acres, just minutes from downtown Indianapolis. With more than 700 faculty and staff, it is a place where you can become part of a close-knit campus community that emphasizes the importance of community partnerships in the future growth of the University.

UIndy’s mission is to prepare its graduates for effective, responsible, and articulate membership in the complex societies in which they live and serve, and for excellence and leadership in their personal and professional lives. The motto of "Education for Service" provides the foundation for our work to better our communities, both near and far.

As University employees, we know the work we do is important to our students and our communities. To accomplish our mission, we welcome talented, civic-minded and diverse individuals from all career levels to help maintain our high standards of excellence and quality. If you want to join our dynamic environment and experience hard work, creativity, and teamwork, we welcome your application!

The University of Indianapolis is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, citizenship status, military status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. The University of Indianapolis does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission as required by Title IX.


Facilities Management seeks applications for a Director - Facilities Management.

The Director - Facilities is responsible for the overall management of all facilities operations for the University of Indianapolis consisting of 26 buildings on approximately 125 acres.

The Director will be involved in the following activities:
  • ·Space planning and design
  • ·New construction
  • ·Renovation of existing facilities
  • ·Mechanical and electrical systems and controls
  • ·Operations and maintenance
  • ·Grounds and landscaping services; and
  • ·Housekeeping and custodial services
  • Establishes policies and provides leadership for facilities operations & maintenance, energy management, infrastructure planning, and construction management
  • Participates in space planning activities and provides advice regarding space allocation and building modifications
  • Oversees the appearance, maintenance, operations, and housekeeping of all facilities and grounds and the utilities systems
  • Manages complex projects involving active and proposed capital projects from conception to completion
  • Provides leadership and direction in all aspects of administering a strong program of communicating with the campus community that emphasizes customer service and client involvement
  • Implements strategies for continuous improvement of campus infrastructure, systems, operations, and energy conservation
  • Establishes and implements short- and long-range organizational goals, objectives, policies, and operating procedures; monitors and evaluates program effectiveness; implements changes required for improvement
  • Designs establishes, and maintains staffing and an organizational structure to effectively accomplish the functions of Facilities; recruits, employs, supervises, and evaluates departmental staff; directs the implementation of management development skills training, and safety training
  • Develops and manages annual budgets for the organization and performs periodic cost and productivity analyses
  • Develops and maintains multi-year capital plans for campus facilities and improvements
  • Recommends and participates in the development of university policies and procedures; may serve on University planning and policy-making committees
  • Advises the University administration on the funding needs to adequately maintain the physical facilities of the institution, and assists the administration in the allocation of fiscal resources for various capital improvement and maintenance projects on the campus
  • Utilizes financial/business analysis techniques including budgeting and variance reporting
  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Engineering Management required
  • Advanced degree or Professional Engineers License (PE) a plus
  • Minimum 7 years' experience managing a comprehensive facilities and maintenance organization with direct responsibility for supervision of personnel and budget management
  • Certified Facilities Manager, Facilities Management Professional, or Certified Energy Manager certification prefered
  • Strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in a diverse community
  • Possess knowledge of mechanical and electrical systems and their maintenance and operation, and application of BMMS controls
  • Possess knowledge of construction and project management and applicable building codes
  • Adhere to all industry and construction safety standards, work practices, laws, and regulations
  • Must be available to work in the event of emergencies, or to meet the needs of the University
  • Must be able to work an occasional weekend
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Tuition Discount
  • Free Parking

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