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For the week of December 7, 2020

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Associate Vice President for Facilities Management
Winthrop University

Reporting to the Vice President for Finance and Business, the Assistant/Associate Vice President (AVP) for Facilities Management ensures that the facilities and related operational support systems function to enhance the University's mission.

The AVP is responsible for the overall culture and success of meeting the physical facility needs of the university while maintaining compliance with appropriate federal and state statutes, laws, and regulations.  All activities are performed within the complex regulatory environment of South Carolina, which will affect activities and requirements in all areas of responsibility.

Essential Duties Summary

Facilities Management: Provide leadership and strategic vision to the Facilities Management area. Foster a culture of customer service and high standards of care. Major areas of responsibility include the following:

Operations & Maintenance: Ensure proper maintenance and operation of facilities equipment and systems. Minimize the accumulation of deferred maintenance and extend the useful life of buildings, grounds, and utility infrastructure.Provide oversight of preventive maintenance programs, outage responses, repairs, inspection programs, planned upgrades, and any other aspect of facilities management.

Campus Services: Set standards of custodial activities to provide proper cleanliness and upkeep of facilities.Set standards of maintenance, care, and operation for campus grounds, athletic facilities, and event setups. Determine scope, frequency, and schedule of activities in consideration of constrained resources.

Capital Projects: Develop and implement capital projects of all sizes including renovations, tear-downs, new builds, and infrastructure projects to ensure a safe, sustainable, and efficient environment. Ensure projects meet campus design and development standards and objectives.

Personnel Management: Perform all tasks necessary to manage a large staff of employees. Recruit and fill vacant positions in collaboration with Human Resources. Create clear performance expectations and provide frequent performance feedback. Provide personnel development and mentoring for successful performance outcomes. Provide a safe working environment for all employees. Maintain positive working relationships with other divisions of the university.

Budget and Contract Management: Provide strategic planning and management of all financial resources related to facilities. Ensure proper budgeting and expenditures within constrained resources especially important in the aftermath of COVID-19. Track and analyze budgetary and financial information. Manage and maximize supply chain, competitive sourcing, and procurement activities. Oversee processes for hiring consultants and contractors including the development of scopes of work and compliance with all safety codes and regulations.

Capital Planning: Lead collaborative planning efforts to develop and implement a University-wide Master Plan. Update the plan regularly and ensure alignment of financial sources and uses. Create a data-based approach for integrating deferred maintenance and infrastructure requirements. Provide leadership to the following areas:

Project Management: Develop systems for integration of facilities management into project design, construction, and turnover. Monitor contractors’ compliance with applicable fire & life safety codes, building codes, environmental regulations, OSHA regulations, and university policies. Oversee quality control, finish level, and function of all work performed. Communicate schedule, milestones, costs, and status to supervisors, stakeholders, and the university community.

Studies and Surveys: Oversee consulting studies, feasibility analyses, facility condition assessments, and other initiatives as necessary to strategically inform future capital planning efforts.

Sustainability: Ensure facilities projects consider sustainability such as energy and water efficiency to the greatest extent within project constraints.  Make sustainability a key part of business process and strategic decisions.

Communications: Develop positive relationships with key colleagues and stakeholders across the campus community. Provide clear, concise, and robust communications at the appropriate level of detail for any constituency including staff, faculty, students, trustees, legislators, public officials, or others. Deliver materials as directed including presentations, white papers, schedules, or data analyses. Perform public speaking and lead meetings.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Experience in leading and supporting a team of diverse individuals.
  • Knowledge of facilities systems, operations, and maintenance.
  • Experience in planning and execution of capital projects.
  • Working knowledge of relevant state and federal regulatory requirements.
  • Strong financial and contract management skills.
  • Detail-oriented. Excellent time management skills and ability to deliver work on assigned schedules.
  • Advocate for Facilities Management by communicating information to a diverse set of constituencies in a collegial environment.
  • Must demonstrate integrity, sound judgment, and leadership.
  • Demonstrated ability to act decisively and independently to resolve complex issues.
  • Must establish and maintain effective working relationships with members of the campus community, fellow employees, city officials, government agencies, and the general public.

Required Qualification Summary

  • Bachelor's degree with extensive management experience, particularly in the facilities area. Engineering background is helpful as related to plant operations, construction and renovations.
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in facilities and/or capital projects management with at least 3 years of supervisory/management experience.

Preferred Qualification Summary

  • Experience working in public higher education or similarly complex state agency.
  • Membership in SCAPPA, ASCEM, ASPACO or similar professional organization is encouraged.

Salary Commensurate with Experience

For More Information and to Apply


Executive Director, Facilities Management & Operations
UT Health San Antonio

Executive Director, Facilities Management & Operations

Job Summary:

Responsible for providing day-to-day as well as strategic direction for facilities services to include operations, maintenance, utilities production & distribution, housekeeping and landscape services. Has overall responsibility for staff, operating budget and managing renewal program. 

 Job Duties:

1.     Monitors workload, service order backlog, and scheduling to assure alignment with organizational goals and objectives. Analyzes sub-unit effectiveness and takes corrective action as required.

2.     Oversees the institution's facility deferred maintenance and building renewal program to include facility condition assessments, funding strategies and requirement prioritization.

3.     Oversees the development, implementation and execution of building preventive maintenance program.

4.     Performs long-range income and manpower resource planning, based on campus indicators. Manage annual operating budgets.

5.     Proactively engage with customers and the campus community. Align services to best meet customer needs.

6.     Sets climate for professional growth and development. Organize and plan the training of all skilled and support personnel. Ensure safe work environment.

7.     Ensures facilities services are provided consistent with sustainability principles to include energy and water conservation.


Bachelor's degree in Engineering or a related field is required.


Ten (10) years of experience with at least five (5) years of management experience.  

Preferred Qualifications:

·       Experience in research and/or clinical environment

·       Professional Engineering or Architect Licensure

·       Certified Educational Facilities Professional (CEFP)

·       Certified Energy Manager (CEM)

For More Information and to Apply:

UT Health San Antonio is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer.  It is our policy to promote and ensure equal employment opportunity for all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.

CEFP preferred.

Grounds Turf Specialist
Wheaton College

Wheaton College, a leading liberal arts college located in Norton, Massachusetts has an immediate full-time position available working on campus with our essential grounds crew as a Grounds Turf Specialist.

Job Summary/Basic Function:

Coordinate and schedule all maintenance activities and practices for the college’s athletic fields and campus grounds. Under the supervision of the grounds manager, perform duties required to maintain the college’s synthetic turf field, natural grass fields, irrigation, grounds, trees and plantings. Performs snow removal. Performs these day to day duties in a timely way with minimal supervision.

Minimum Qualifications:

Associate degree in turfgrass management or related field and 2 years experience maintaining athletic fields, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

MA pesticide applicator’s certification.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in turfgrass management or related field with 5 years experience maintaining athletic fields.

Join a community that enjoys a challenging and rewarding work environment. Wheaton offers a generous and comprehensive benefits package! 

We have implemented safety protocol in response to the pandemic emergency. Safety of our community members remains our first priority. Wheaton College is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We actively encourages applications from women and members of underrepresented groups. Our community values diversity in all its forms.

To apply for immediate consideration visit:


Director, Engineering & Energy
University of Maryland College Park

Facilities Management (FM) at the University of Maryland seeks a Director, Engineering and Energy.  This position reports to the Executive Director, Operations, Maintenance and Utilities.  This position will oversee the energy management program, operation of the Energy Plant, the Next Generation Cogeneration Plant program, operational efficiency of facilities and system performance, fuel and utility management, the Utility Master Plan and engineering support. Experience and knowledge in the business operations of programs relevant to this position and associated technical skills are required.

For a complete listing of duties, responsibilities and qualifications and to apply, visit: For best consideration, apply by January 4, 2021. UM offers a competitive benefits package.

The University of Maryland is an EOE/AA Employer Minorities, Women, Protected Veterans and individuals with disabilities are Encouraged to Apply. 


Space Project Manager
University of Virginia

Space Project Manager

University of Virginia


The University of Virginia has an exciting opportunity for a Space Project Manager in our Geospatial Engineering Services Department. The incumbent provides geospatial analysis, drafting, digitizing and database maintenance to fill customer requests for geospatial solutions. The Space Project Manager identifies and analyzes data and trends to determine areas of opportunity for space utilization and space performance improvement, operational efficiency, and inventory improvements. The position works closely with the Geospatial Engineering Services Manager to create new and supplemental reporting models and aids in the development of tools to support strategic space planning. This position supervises others on cross-functional teams and projects in support of integrated geospatial solutions.


Key duties of this role include, but are not limited to:

·       Analyzing space data using various data analysis methodology, geospatial and database tools to determine data quality, completeness and reliability of measurement values.

·       Assessing what data transformation of variables is needed to improve data quality and accuracy.

·       Documenting and recommending data improvements and data schema to support customer requirements for strategic space planning and reporting goals.

·       Developing requirements for integrated electronic real property and space information systems to support strategic space planning.


Required Qualifications:
Education: Bachelor's degree with significant coursework in geography, planning, architecture, environmental sciences, computer science, as well as formal training in AutoCAD and relational databases. An Associate's degree with a minimum of eight years of professional experience utilizing AutoCAD and analyzing, developing, integrating, and managing a variety of large-scale data sets to aid in space planning and management decisions may be considered in lieu of degree.


Experience: A minimum of four years of professional experience operating geospatial environments. Additional required experience includes:

·       A minimum of two years drafting with AutoCAD and working with databases to develop or maintaining information and information system administration.

·       A minimum of two years performing complex data analysis with tools such as Microsoft Access, Excel, or SQL database language.

·       A minimum of two years of project management experience.

·       A minimum of five years of progressive leadership responsibilities.


Position Compensation Range: $72,000.00 - $80,000.00 Annual


To review additional duties and requirements, as well as to apply for this position, please visit and search for 'Space Project Manager'.


Questions regarding the application process should be directed to Eirine Vlavianos, Recruiter at


The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System and the University Physician’s Group are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.