Assistant Director of Facilities

Champlain College
Vermont, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Feb 1, 2023

Assistant Director of Facilities

Job Description:

Champlain College is seeking an experienced Assistant Director of Facilities. This role is responsible for supervising the day-to-day operations of the Facilities Department including budgeting, scheduling, human resource management, planning for capital construction/renovation and operations. This role is responsible for overseeing the administrative functions and technical operations i.e. mechanical, structural, grounds, and outside vendors and agencies associated with the campus.

We are looking for a team player who has exceptional interpersonal skills building relationships with a variety of internal and external stakeholders, strong financial and accounting acumen, working knowledge of, or aptitude to learn, computer systems/software for the administrative management of facilities and the ability to serve as command central for the department.

We are also looking for a skilled professional with experience in a technical discipline such as construction management, engineering, architecture, building management, or similar area of expertise. You should be able to demonstrate technical and managerial ability in the coordination of a variety of areas encompassing property management, finnance and staffing. Management experience is required.

This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a dedicated team of professionals who take great pride in creating and maintaining a beautiful and safe home away from home for our students and employees! Champlain College has a strong history and current practices in campus sustainability efforts. The Assistant Director plays a critical role in ensuring every Facilities team member plays their role in sustainability. Facilities staff members are an integral component in identifying areas for improvement, being aware of sustainability opportunities and implementing creative solutions across the operational areas of campus.

This is an in-person position that requires physically being on campus daily and does not have any remote work potential.


  • 4-6 years experience in managing staff and ideally operating in a college environment
  • A High School diploma or GED required
  • A four-year degree with an emphasis in management is recommended
  • The ideal candidate will have an advanced degree
  • Clean driver's license required (subject to Motor Vehicle record check)
  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds with or without reasonable accommodations
  • Ability to perform physical labor as needed

Additional Information:

The successful completion of a criminal background check is required as a condition of employment.

Champlain College does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, place of birth, ancestry, religion, age, sexual orientation, sex, gender identity, veteran or military service status, HIV -positive status, qualified disability, or on the basis of any other status protected by law, and does not discriminate in the administration of its education and admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, employment practices or co-curricular and other College-administered programs. Champlain College will make reasonable accommodations for otherwise qualified students, applicants for admission or employment, or employees. Please contact the People Center at 802.651.5800 with questions concerning the hiring process or future employment at Champlain College, or if auxiliary aids or services are needed to apply for employment at Champlain College.

Champlain College is committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse community. Recognizing that diversity is both a reflection of our world and a source of rich education, Champlain strives to be diverse and inclusive in ways that reflect the world in which we live and work. All members of the Champlain community are valued as individuals.

Application Instructions:

Application materials must include a resume/CV and a letter of interest (Cover Letter) specifically addressing the desired qualifications. The College seeks candidates who, through their work and life experiences, service to the community, teaching or research can contribute to the diversity, inclusivity and academic excellence of Champlain College. Please include information about how you would contribute to these efforts and help to further this goal in your letter of interest/cover letter.

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