Directs the operational, budgetary and personnel functions of Facilities Management Services.
Directly supervises the Construction Project Manager, the Special Projects Manager, the Business Manager, the Energy Specialist, the Superintendent of Landscape Planning and Operations, the Mechanical Trades Manager and the Trades Manager.
Oversees Capital Improvement and Construction Projects, including residence halls, academic buildings, auxiliary services buildings and general infrastructure.
Oversees RFP and competitive bidding processes associated with building projects.
Collaborates with and supports the Domain (Land) Manager and the Director of Business Services.
Review, develops and implements departmental policies, budgetary strategies and internal processes.
Serves as the primary liaison to the Sewanee Community Council, which meets monthly, and the Franklin County Planning and Zoning Office.
Typical Duties & Responsibilities:
Facilitates solutions provided by a diverse group of service providers to students, Head Residents, tenants, staff, faculty, alumni, community members and constituents.
Provides, along with partners, solutions to a wide variety of facilities and grounds problems.
Directs the maintenance, renovation and repair of University facilities.
Develops both short term and long term facilities improvement plans in cooperation with the administration.
Primary liaison to campus planners, architects and general contractors.
Monitors construction management for major construction & renovation projects.
Oversees digital technology used to control mechanical and electrical equipment in buildings.
Oversees comprehensive energy conservation program in all University buildings.
Serves on facility design committees for new capital projects and other related University committees as needed.
Oversees contents in all departmental publications, including web pages
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, architecture, business administration or related field.
Experience: 10 years of experience in facilities management.
Job Related Skills: The ability to communicate comfortably with a broad and diverse group of stakeholders.
The University of the South comprises a well-regarded College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and a distinguished School of Theology. It is an institution of the Episcopal Church that welcomes individuals of all backgrounds. The University is located on a striking, 13,000-acre campus on Tennessee’s Cumberland Plateau.The University of the South is an equal opportunity educational institution that is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive campus environment.Eligibility for employment is contingent upon successful prescreening.