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Associate Director for Facilities

Boise State Univiersity
Idaho, United States
$69,000.00 - $75,000.00
Posted date
Nov 5, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Other Business & Management, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Facilities Management & Physical Plant
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Full Time
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Boise State University, powered by creativity and innovation, stands uniquely positioned in the Northwest as a metropolitan research university of distinction. Learn more about Boise State and the City of Boise at Boise State University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Boise State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. We are a welcoming campus that supports diversity and inclusion.

Boise State University invites interested applicants for the position of Associate Director of Facilities to become a part of the Housing and Residence Life team as we provide a vibrant residential experience that promotes inclusiveness, learning, academic excellence, and meaningful relationships. This work occurs as we embark on continued growth and serve an on-campus population of approximately 3,000 students. The Associate Director will be responsible for leading the custodial and maintenance teams, facility capital projects, and long-term planning for all university-owned residential housing.

Department Overview:

Housing and Residence Life is a team that is creating an exciting environment, values collaboration and teamwork and is welcoming to all Boise State students, faculty and staff. We are creating a workplace that values the voices and contributions of employees at all levels, listens, and responds to our community.

This is a perfect job for you if you:

  • Are passionate about the development and support of student and professional staff
  • Love (and excel at) the administrative work associated with project management and staff supervision
  • Enjoy creating onboarding and training infrastructure
  • Are organized and detailed oriented
  • Love using data to inform your decisions
  • Communicate often and well with those you work for and with
  • Are not afraid to try new things
  • Take ownership in building a positive work culture
  • Have a passion for systems thinking and innovating processes
  • Exude a positive attitude
  • Think in terms of what is possible
  • Thrive in a fast-paced department where we lean into ambiguity
  • Stay focused on meeting the needs of students and families
  • Enjoy building relationships


  • Oversee safety compliance, program development, training and coordination of Risk Management and facility issues.
  • Work with internal and external agencies to facilitate successful completion of projects and serve as a spokesperson for residential facilities.
  • Participate in the process to build and open a new first-year student residence hall
  • Recruit, hire, and support a world-class facility and maintenance staff
  • Manage and oversee the work order system effectiveness to include emergent repair, reactive and preventative maintenance, renovation, and cleaning operations in the residence halls, apartments, and warehouse facilities.
  • Oversee warehouse inventory space, materials management, and purchasing for both custodial and maintenance tools and equipment.
  • Manages furniture and appliance inventory for residential facilities to include making purchasing recommendations, ordering product, and coordination of delivery.
  • Oversee multiple contracted service vendors in support of maintenance and custodial - including approval of scope, coordination with affected internal departments, billing and acceptance.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent plus 5 years relevant experience including 1 years managerial experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 8 years of similar and related experience.
  • Experience working in a congregate living environment
  • Experience working with students
  • Fluency in two or more languages.
  • Capital project experience working with the Department of Public Works

Salary and Benefits:

Anticipated starting salary is $69,000 to $75,000 depending on experience. Boise State University is committed to offering a benefits package that provides health and financial protection plans as well as resources to promote health and well-being. Our program provides flexibility so you can choose the benefits that are right for you and your family. Learn more about our benefit options at


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