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Facility Manager of the Duff Center

University of Mississippi
Mississippi, United States
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Dec 5, 2023

Note for Current UM Employees

Current employees must apply internally via connectU >

Definition of Class

The Facilities Manager of the Duff Center will facilitate the best practices necessary to manage a student-centered learning environment at the Jim & Thomas Duff Center at The University of Mississippi, a 200,000+ square foot state-of-the-art STEM teaching facility. This employee will manage all facilities operations for the Duff Center and help advance UM’s vision by implementing best operational practices for the facility and supporting cutting-edge pedagogy that benefits students, faculty, staff, and the community.

Examples of Work Performed
  • Address problems of facility usage, operation, equipment malfunction, etc., and liaison with Facilities Planning, Facilities Management, IT, University Police Department, etc.
  • Serve as a liaison and interface with various university departments and external partners
  • Establish laboratory services
  • Work with academic departments in placing and receiving orders, maintaining relevant records, and delivering orders to labs and/or stockroom
  • Place orders for central purchases and contracts (e.g., building-wide items not purchased by individual departments) and maintain building inventory
  • Work with departments and the Facilities Management Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S) Office for disposal of chemical and biological waste
  • Ensure compliance with appropriate regulatory agencies
  • Execute and manage building-wide safety and security plans, and operation plans
  • Ensure facilities-related projects and events are executed properly and timely
  • Supervise other building support staff
  • Perform all duties as assigned
Essential Functions

These essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following. Additional essential functions may be identified and included by the hiring department.

  1. Oversees and manages facility operations and building and grounds maintenance.
  2. Collaborates with unit leadership to establish facility and laboratory based practices and procedures
  3. Monitors and manages operating systems to identify any concerns.
  4. Provides guidance and supervision for staff.

Minimum Education/Experience

Experience/Educational Requirements:


Minimum: High School or equivalent

Preferred: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university.



Two (2) years of experience related to the above described duties.



Valid Driver’s License

Salary/Wage Information

To learn more about our pay structure and view our salary ranges, click here to visit the Compensation page of our Human Resources website. This link is provided for general pay information. Hourly rate or salary may vary depending on qualifications, experience, and departmental budget. Note: Unclassified positions (faculty, executives, researchers and coaches) do not have established salary ranges.

EEO Statement

The University of Mississippi provides equal opportunity in any employment practice, education program, or education activity to all qualified persons. The University complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, citizenship, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.

Interview Requirements: Any candidate who is called for an interview must notify the Department of Equal Opportunity/Regulatory Compliance in writing of any reasonable accommodation needed prior to the date of the interview.

Background Check Statement

The University of Mississippi is committed to providing a safe campus community. UM conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

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