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Facilities Manager

Cecil College
Maryland, United States
$65,000.00 - $70,000.00
Posted date
Nov 1, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Facilities Management & Physical Plant
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
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About Us:

Founded in 1968 to meet the post-secondary and continuing education needs of Cecil County residents, Cecil College has been serving the community and shaping its future for more than 50 years. The College is governed by a Board of Trustees appointed by the governor. The College’s fifth president, Dr. Mary Way Bolt, reports directly to the Board of Trustees.

Cecil College is centrally located in Maryland’s most northeastern county, just one half mile from Interstate 95. It is easily accessible from Philadelphia and Baltimore, as well as from Wilmington, Delaware.

With a diverse student population, Cecil College enrolls approximately 2,500 credit students and 3,400 non-credit students. Cecil offers associate degrees, certificate programs and non-credit classes. Cecil offers a variety of associate degree and certificate programs.

Through its open admissions policy, Cecil College provides learning opportunities for all who have the desire and ability to benefit from its courses and programs, regardless of age, gender, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, disability, or socioeconomic status.

Due to the need of interaction with students, employees, and the college community this position requires in-person presence. This position is eligible for telework.
This position has a tentative start date of January 3, 2022.


Under the general supervision of the Director of Facilities, the Facilities Manager provides oversight of all facility maintenance activities at the North East and Elkton Station campuses in order to ensure a safe, healthy, and comfortable environment for students, faculty, and staff. That mission is accomplished through the safe and efficient execution of the following duties:

1. Provides general oversight of daily departmental schedules to include maintenance, grounds, custodial, events, receiving/distribution, and duplications.

2. Assists with ensuring that all daily facilities assessments, preventive maintenance, repair, replacement and construction activities are performed safely and with a high quality of workmanship.

3. Assists with supervision and ensuring that all daily custodial activities are performed safely and with a high quality of workmanship.

4. Assists with supervision and ensuring that all grounds maintenance activities are performed safely and with a high level of workmanship.

5. Assists with supervision and ensuring that all building maintenance activities are performed safely and with a high level of workmanship.

6. Assists with supervision and ensuring that all facilities auxiliary services are performed safely and with a high quality of workmanship. Provides oversight of events as directed.

7. Participates in and provides comprehensive oversight of the occupational safety and health program to include all required safety/occupational training and meetings and associated record-keeping.

8. Assists in the development of and administration of a comprehensive preventive maintenance strategy.

9. Assists with the identification and implementation of facilities projects.

10. Assists with coordination and provides oversight of contractors and vendors in the execution of maintenance objectives.

11. Administers the requisition process.

12. Administers the Hazard Communication Program.

13. Administers the work order process from receipt through completion. Ensures requests for services or repair are completed in a safe, accurate and timely manner.

14. Manages fleet services with Supervisor of Grounds.

15. Manages inventory of equipment and supplies. Provides oversight of equipment use and maintenance.

16. Assists with negotiating and managing service agreements in accordance with established guidelines to perform maintenance and repair services.

17. Provides technical guidance and resources to staff.

18. Assists in selection, evaluation, development and coaching of employees.

19. Performs employee performance evaluations and implements corrective actions as needed.

20. Assists with short and long term planning for capital outlay to meet the College’s strategic goals.

21. Assists with budget compilation and oversight. Works in conjunction with Director of Facilities to manage facilities department budget.

22. Manages receipt, review and reconciliation of facilities department invoices.

23. Communicates to supervisor on a regular and timely basis the status of projects, assignments and duties and any other problems arising therefrom, and makes suggestions for solutions to the problems.

24. Participates in college committees as appropriate.

25. Ensures compliance with all local, state, and federal safety and environmental regulations.

26. Ensures compliance with all College rules and policies.

27. Other duties as assigned.



Education: Bachelor’s Degree required. Technical certification preferred.

Experience: 5-8 years of facility maintenance management experience. Knowledge of commercial/industrial building systems to include HVACR, electrical, plumbing, controls, automation, security/alarm, and roofing. Employment Experience in a college or university setting is preferred.

Proficiencies: Knowledge of grounds maintenance procedures. Experience managing and developing direct reports. Excellent oral and written communication skills required. Able to communicate professionally with all departments. Proficiency with Microsoft Office products including Outlook, Word and Excel.

Scheduling Requirements: Ability to work a flexible schedule during inclement weather, and special events that may require evening, Saturday and Sunday work hours

Physical Demands: Must be able to lift and move up to a maximum of 50 lbs. The physical activity of this position includes, but is not limited to: climbing, walking, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, pulling, lifting, grasping, twisting and sitting.

Other Requirements: The worker will be subject to dust, noise, fumes, and odors. The worker will be exposed to inside and outside environmental conditions. Safety equipment will be provided where needed and required to be worn or used.


For best consideration, please apply by November 15, 2021.

*We are committed to ensuring equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all hiring and employment practices. Cecil College will not discriminate against any individual by reason of race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic status, genetic information, veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.
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