Provide leadership for, manage, and direct Operations and Maintenance services and related resources.
Primary Responsibilities :
Develop additional policies, procedures, and processes as needed for efficient and effective operation of the physical plant and delivery of related services.
Ensure that policies and procedures established by the University are followed.
Establish and communicate performance expectations for direct and indirect reports.
Develop, manage, and execute operating budgets for Operations and Maintenance.
Lead and support sustainability efforts for the institution.
Coordinate budget estimates, including fixed costs and utilities, and implement programs and initiatives aimed at minimizing costs while continuing to provide comfortable, functional spaces.
Collaborate with Sr. Director, Planning Design and Construction to develop strategic priorities for physical infrastructure including capital and deferred maintenance needs.
Participate in planning processes, provide feedback, and support projects managed by Planning, Design, and Construction as needed.
Analyze complex issues related to Operations and Maintenance, propose innovative solutions, and collaborate across departments and divisions to execute plans.
Foster a culture of respect, professionalism, and inclusivity to drive employee engagement and customer satisfaction.
Perform other tasks and responsibilities as needed to provide support to AVP Facilities Management and other University leadership as needed, especially during emergencies.
Position requires excellent communication and interpersonal skills as well as high emotional intelligence for resolving personnel issues.
Competency with Microsoft Office Suite needed as well as general computer literacy and a familiarity with CMMS tools.
High level of understanding of construction, renovation, and facility operations required.
Good understanding of Capital and Deferred Maintenance
Experience prioritizing multiple needs campus-wide and initiating related work that reduces the highest risk factors while staying within assigned budget resources.
Resume review will begin immediately.
PE or CEFP preferred
Minimum Education: Bachelor's Degree
Minimum Experience: 8 years
Quick Link: 9181
Internal Number: 9181
About Northern Kentucky University
NKU is a growing metropolitan university of more than 14,000 students served by more than 2,000 faculty and staff on a thriving suburban campus near Cincinnati.
Located in the quiet suburb of Highland Heights, Kentucky—just seven miles southeast of Cincinnati—we have become a leader in Greater Cincinnati and Kentucky by providing a private school education for a fraction of the cost.
While we are one of the fastest growing universities in Kentucky, our professors still know our students' names.