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Director of Facilities for Campus Life
Iowa State University

Iowa State University (ISU) is one of the most student-centered public research universities in the nation. It is a place where adventurous minds are encouraged to accomplish amazing things. As an internationally respected university ranked in the top tier of public universities by U.S. News and World Report and an invited member of the Association of American Universities, Iowa State offers a student adventure rich in social and academic diversity. More than 33,300 students choose from 100 majors and hone their leadership skills in more than 900 clubs and student organizations.

The Department of Residence at Iowa State University is seeking candidates for the director of facilities for campus life. The facilities include: 19 residence halls, two apartment communities (166 apartment buildings, 2 community centers, and one laundry area), and various maintenance shops and storage facilities with a combined area of approximately 3.2M square feet. Department facilities comprise many different architectural styles and structural types constructed between 1916 and 2017.

In a collaborative and transparent manner, this position oversees and coordinates all facilities management, maintenance, repair, renovation, development, and construction activities associated with the residence halls, apartments, dining centers, and the Memorial Union. The director will be fully engaged in understanding the Iowa State University student experience to ensure that residents enjoy a high level of service and rapid response through advanced technology, innovative thinking, and service-oriented personnel. The position also directs a broad array of construction projects which entails the solicitation of bids for maintenance contracts and the selection of consultants and contractors.

Under the direction of the associate vice president for campus life, the director will provide assessment and strategic planning for all assigned areas. The director works closely with the director of ISU dining services and director of the memorial union on repair, renovation, and construction activities.

A bachelor’s degree and eight years of related experience are required as is the ability to demonstrate a history of providing a high degree of customer satisfaction and operational management. In addition, the next director must have the ability to effectively collaborate and partner with internal and external colleagues to create measurable organizational improvement. The successful candidate must have experience with the project management of capital construction projects and vendor contracts; facilities management and operations experience in a university, hospitality, or public access facility setting, with knowledge of mechanical, electrical, plumbing, maintenance, and repairs contracts; and experience advising, training, and supervising college students.

Review of applications will begin September 17, 2021. A resume and cover letter may be submitted via the Spelman Johnson website at Nominations for this position may be emailed to Heather Larabee at Applicants needing reasonable accommodation should contact Spelman Johnson at 413-529-2895.


Assistant Director for Facility Information Management
University of Illinois at Chicago

The University of Illinois at Chicago’s (UIC) Office of Planning, Sustainability and Project Management (PSPM) seeks an Assistant Director for Facility Information Management (FIM) who, with minimal supervision, will oversee the development and maintenance of PSPM’s FIM section and serve as a senior advisor on matters pertaining to campus land, facility, and space inventory. The Assistant Director will provide oversight on the reporting, interpreting and use of FIM data to internal and external constituents, and manage facility & space studies, reports and surveys associated with teaching, research, public service and administrative functions. The Assistant Director will also develop and implement policies and design architecture of information systems across multiple platforms, enabling analyses of complex space data. 



  • Requires a Bachelors degree in Library Sciences, Information Knowledge, Architecture, Engineering, Business, Planning, or a related field. Master’s Degree preferred. 
  • A minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible experience in database systems, archival management, project management, web applications, preferably in higher education space planning or management. 
  • Working knowledge of concepts pertaining to document or content management systems. 
  • Preferred familiarity with database structures, programming languages, Post-Secondary Education Facilities Information Classifications and Building Owners and Managers Association’s standard methods of measurement as well as working knowledge of general higher education space planning principles. 
  • Strong interpersonal, management, presentation, communication and computer/PC skills. Proficient in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word. Able to work with data sets and organize into Excel and other programs. 
  • Preferred experience in use of graphics and planning software applications, including Adobe Creative Suite, CAD, GIS; experience with space administration software such as Archibus; working knowledge of computer-based web, database or content management systems software. 
  • Demonstrated ability in project management overseeing a diverse range of projects. Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization, manage projects to meet deadlines. Ability to analyze data and think critically. Ability to lead and motivate staff.  


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The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, protected veteran status, or status as an individual with a disability. 

Offers of employment by the University of Illinois may be subject to approval by the University’s Board of Trustees and are made contingent upon the candidate’s successful completion of any criminal background checks and other pre-employment assessments that may be required for the position being offered. Additional information regarding such pre-employment checks and assessments may be provided as applicable during the hiring process. 


The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit 



Director of Engineering Services
Virginia Tech

Job Description

Reporting to the Assistant Vice President for Infrastructure and Chief Sustainability Officer, the Director of Engineering Services oversees the administrative, operational, and tactical execution of the university’s core engineering services, commissioning services, building assessment, geospatial engineering (GIS, surveying, plans library, and space data), site and infrastructure design, and a multi-million dollar annual maintenance reserve plan. The Director will also serve as a liaison with other university representatives as the principal contact for facilities safety issues. The Director of Engineering serves alongside other members of the Division of Campus Planning, Infrastructure, and Facilities with expert professional vision for strategic, sustainable, and efficient university engineering systems across multiple campuses.

The Director will help support the long-term infrastructure frameworks highlighted in Beyond Boundaries 2047: The Campus Plan, the Virginia Tech Climate Action Commitment, and Virginia Tech Design and Construction Standards by:
• Leading and coordinating activities of the engineering team and outside engineering consultants with a high level of professional acumen and technical expertise in support of university-wide success by directing, monitoring, and evaluating these professional engineering activities.
• Coaching engineering staff to perform at a high level of competence. Ensures that performance metrics relevant to engineering services are met or exceeded. Encourages individual professional growth and team development.
• Maintaining a deep level of knowledge, technical expertise, and understanding of the many campus infrastructure and building engineering systems – in order to support best practices in design and operations.
• Professionally guiding and partnering with Campus Planning, Infrastructure, and Facilities team members in project delivery, providing engineering oversight and analysis for scopes ranging from large scale multiyear multimillion dollar campus and infrastructure systems, new capital construction projects, existing building evaluations, and other smaller scale engineering focused construction and renovation projects.
• Taking a leadership role in the development, analysis, and maintenance of a robust and comprehensive system-wide asset assessment program to include support and guidance to university staff across the Commonwealth of Virginia and oversite of external consultants and software programs engaged by the university in collection, maintenance, and synthesis of data.
• Providing leadership on design and construction standards, waivers, updates, and maintenance.
• Championing the delivery of long-term sustainable building environments, systems, and programs - focusing on but not necessarily limited to - energy efficiencies, utility distribution system best practices, renewals, occupant health and wellness in conjunction with other team members in the Division of Campus Planning, Infrastructure, and Facilities and campus sustainability leadership.

The incumbent must be detail, action, solution, and results oriented and dedicated to continuous improvement. The incumbent is expected to fulfill identified responsibilities independently while maintaining effective communication with leadership. This position is designated as “Emergency Personnel”.

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Director of Facilities Hospitality
Claremont McKenna College

Job Posting Title:

Director of Facilities Hospitality

Job Details and Requirement:

The Director of Facilities Hospitality, in the office of Facilities and Campus Services, provides the leadership to subordinate managers and supervisors in planning, establishing and maintaining the highest achievable custodial cleaning program required for a residential college environment.  Responsible for the cleanliness, sanitation, appearance, working or living environment of more than 900,000 square feet of academic, residence life, staff/faculty housing units and general-purpose buildings. The Director of Facilities Hospitality is responsible for the intra-campus movement of inventory property and supports setting up for all special events and taking down after the event including weekends.  The Director of Facilities Hospitality is responsible to administer the Event Management System software in support of campus space usage needs. This position is responsible for the timely management of mail services operations and deliveries in support of both internal and external postal/delivery services.




  • Encourages the development of the custodial cleaning, movement and special set-up and mail services personnel to the highest possible levels.
  • Establishes long and short range goals for each of the activities managed.
  • Works closely with deans, department heads and Student Affairs in achieving our goals in housekeeping, moving and special set-ups and mail services.


  • Carries out the recommendations of the AVP Facilities concerning activities in house-keeping, moving and special set-up and mail services.
  • Conduct building surveys to determine the staffing of cleaning personnel, moving and set-up crew.
  • Preparation and management of annual budgets of approximately $2.5 million.

Quality Assurance

  • Counsels with Facilities leadership to discuss problem areas and identify means of improvements.
  • Works closely with Student Affairs, Housing and Building Maintenance personnel with respect to modifications and summer maintenance programs.
  • Reviews all new construction plans to insure housekeeping requirements are met.
  • Conducts periodical building inspections to insure standards are being maintained.
  • Collaborates with counterparts at other universities on matters of common interest.
  • Other responsibilities detailed in full ad listing.



Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Management or Business or a related field or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.


A minimum of 10 years of proven experience managing a large work force. Five or more years managing housekeeping or custodial cleaning operations. Two to three years in hospitality or related industry with proven experience as a hospitality director.


A valid driver’s license or equivalent means of reliable transportation to off-site meetings and events is required.

A valid driver’s license is required to drive College-owned vehicles and the ability to be insured under the College’s authorized driver’s policy. 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES:  Individual must possess knowledge, skills, and ability to be able to successfully perform the essential functions of the position, or be able to explain or demonstrate how the essential functions will be performed, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of knowledge skills and abilities.

  • Solid understanding of hospitality procedures and best practices
  • Knowledge of quality standards (e.g. ISO)
  • Proficient in MS Office and relevant software (e.g. EMS)
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Outstanding communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills
  • Problem-solving aptitude
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced or high-pressure environment
  • In-depth knowledge of their industry
  • Knowledge and understanding of housing law and regulations
  • Detailed oriented with good office and computer skills
  • Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community and be aware of the community’s resources
  • Lead the overall housing operations and represent the housing operations on behalf of the institution to ensure each area delivers upon key metrics connected to broader institutional goals and objectives.
  • Ability to communicate a compelling vision that inspires exceptional “World-Class” Guest Service and translate the vision into operational processes
  • Other requirements found in full job listing.


REQUIRED HOURS:  The regular hours for this full time position are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday – Friday.  Holiday, weekend and evening work hours may be required.  Travel may be required.  Regular hours may vary and exceed 40 hours per week due to needs of the College or division.  This is a 12-month position.


This is a regular full-time exempt level position.

This is a benefits-eligible position.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:                                                 

Moderate (up to 30 lbs.)

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:                                    



The successful candidate will be required to undergo a full consumer background check.  Certain positions will require the successful completion of a post-offer physical agility test.  Employment is contingent on the satisfactory results of the aforementioned, in addition to compliance with requirements cited in this job description. 

To request disability accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, please contact Human Resources at (909) 621-8490 or for assistance.

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Director of Services and Communications
Gettysburg College

Gettysburg College, in historic Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, is seeking a dynamic and innovative individual to serve in the full-time position of Director of Services and Communications, in our Department of Facilities Services. The Director performs a variety of supervisory and administrative duties to support the Facilities Services Department to ensure our operations are providing great service to our customers, through employee development and communication efforts. Additionally, the Director of Services and Communications will oversee the efforts to maintain a robust Conference and Event program and other revenue generating programs. This position reports directly to the Associate Vice President of Facilities Planning and Management.


Responsibilities include:

  • Managing the Service Response Operations to insure we are providing proper service and communication to our customers.
  • Providing timely updates of service related issues and customer concerns to management team and key campus positions, as necessary.  
  • Responsible for coordinating annual physical inspections of all College owned and leased facilities to ensure the spaces are being well maintained to support our campus community.
  • Supervising the Conference Services Manager and the Transportation and Service Response Departments.
  • Oversight of all Facilities Services, Conference Services, Access control and Transportation services software and management systems.
  • Responsible for all Facilities Services related communications to the campus community and broader.   This includes, but not limited to campus notices, updating websites, marketing materials, etc.
  • Evaluating all Facilities Services operations based on the feedback from customers and work order reviews.    Will involve meeting with key campus operations to discuss areas of concern and work through ways to make improvements moving forward.
  • Oversight of all revenue operations in the Facilities Services Department, including but not limited to Conference Services, Transportation Services, Laundry services, campus vandalism.
  • Designing and creating employee enrichment activities that will not only assist them in providing great customer service, but a stronger Facilities Services community.
  • Ensuring Facilities Services employees are receiving the necessary safety related training to perform their daily responsibilities.   Will also serve as the department’s representative to the campus safety committee and convener of the department safety committee.
  • Providing monthly reports to management regarding daily service backlog, conference and transportation operations
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Participates in the Transportation Services on call rotation.

A bachelor’s degree is required. Experience in managing service delivery operations, detailed scheduling and logistics is also required. Experience in Conference and Event Management preferred.  Knowledge of building and system operations preferred. Candidates should have knowledge of customer service principles and practices, organizational development and behavior, strategic thinking and planning, and revenue theories and marketing. The following demonstrated abilities are required: to communicate orally and in writing, to develop an organization through strong leadership, to provide leadership to a large group of diverse employees, to monitor budgets and revenues and react appropriately to data collected, to analyze situations and make appropriate recommendations and actions. In keeping with its strategic focus, Gettysburg College is interested in candidates who have demonstrated a commitment to participating in building an inclusive, equitable, and diverse campus community.

The Director of Services and Communications is twelve-month, full-time administrative appointment.  Salary is commensurate with experience and is complemented by an excellent benefits package. 

Please visit our website to submit application materials (cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references) through our on-line system:

Application materials must be received by Friday, September 3, 2021.

Gettysburg College is committed to creating a more diverse community. As part of that process, the College encourages candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply.


Director of Facilities Operations
Wake Technical Community College

The Director of Facilities Operations, under the direction of the VP of Facilities, is responsible for planning, communication, facilitation, oversight and coordination of the preventive maintenance, repairs, improvements, renovation, new construction and presentation of all buildings and grounds. This position manages assigned staff engaged in building and/or equipment maintenance.   

Responsibilities and Duties (*Essential Functions):
*Manages the daily operations of assigned facilities and programs including staff, contractors, and vendors.

*Serves as an Essential Employee for emergency operations affecting College operations.  Available 24/7 for all related incidents.
*Administers, plans, and directs service contracts such as landscaping, custodial, plumbing, electrical, mechanical, pest control, generators, fire, life safety, work order management system, and snow removal operations. 
*Exercises discretion when making recommendations concerning appointment, retention, promotion, and assignments of Facilities Operations personnel, including close collaboration with Human Resources during the hiring process. 
*Collaborates with the VP of Facilities and Design & Construction Project Managers on all construction/renovation projects for all campus locations.  Performs inspections with the Owner, Architect, Contractor (OAC) Team and attends periodic (OAC) project meetings.
*Collaborates with Business Office on written proposals for all building and ground maintenance service contracts and other maintenance services such as HVAC, custodial, elevators, generators, pest control and life safety equipment. 
Supervises and provides mentoring and coaching to assigned staff. 
Conducts performance management reviews of assigned staff. 
Uses appropriate facilities operations modules of the college’s Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) to make daily work assignments, provide for upkeep of facilities and service academic program needs.

Provides project reviews, inspection and approval of facility renovation and new construction projects.  
Reviews and provides input to the College Master Plan. 
Manages inventory, including periodic facilities and equipment condition assessments. Transfers deficiencies that are not within facilities operations staffing capabilities to the facilities management staff for contracted support.
Responds to the results of the annual Facilities Customer Satisfaction Survey, utilizing the data to address areas of concern. 
Identifies staffing needs required to support the workload of Facilities Operations department. 
Collaborates with the Vice President of Facilities and the Director of Facilities Management to update the greenhouse gas inventory and progress reports on an annual basis. 
Oversees set up for college functions on all campuses. 
Directs the repairs for reported maintenance deficiencies.
Collaborates with the College Police regarding security matters. 
Leads efforts to ensure contracted services scopes of work are up to date.  Reports deficiencies to the facilities management group for appropriate action. 
Supports the facilities management staff during periodic facilities support contract rewrites.
Develops and coordinates written proposals and other purchasing service contract agreement specifications for the maintenance department support requirements. 
Responds to all facility complaints and organizational customer service issues in a professional manner. 
Participates in short- and long-term budget development, identifies facility operation area expenses, and equipment needs for the college. 
Conducts regular business inspections for safety, cleaning standards, procedure compliance.  Coordinates inspections with insurance companies, Fire Department representatives, and Health & Safety officials.
Works closely with state and local inspectors on all requirements for renovations and new construction, fire code requirements, elevator inspections, boiler inspections, backflow preventer certifications, and fire hydrants testing.
Mentors, coaches, and supervises direct reports at various campus locations. 
Coordinates and implements a staffing plan that includes an emphasis on workload, training, development, and personal time balance.

Works directly with Campus Provosts and Campus Directors at all locations to address requirements and needs of the campus within scope of work. 
Collaborates with the VP of Facilities and Director of Design & Construction to coordinate the short- and long-term range facility improvement goals. 
Identifies changes to the college construction standards for Project Managers to follow when developing new construction or renovation projects. 
Collaborates with other departments such as ITS, Security, AV, and Department Deans regarding design definitions for in-house renovation and construction projects. 
Plans and schedules projects for after normal business hours and weekends to avoid conflicts with class scheduling. 
Travels frequently to multiple campuses during the week for meetings, inspections and coordination activities. 
Provides data and updates to the Initiatives and Assessment teams, ensuring the College’s periodic SACS/Task Stream requirements are up to date. 

Minimum Requirements: 

Bachelor’s degree
Eight or more years of professional experience in Facilities Management, Design, Construction, Operations or a related field
Three or more years of supervisory experience
Must have one or more facilities related educational or experience related designations, such as: International Facility Management Association (IFMA), Certified Facility Manager (CFM), or Certified Energy Manager (CEM), or equivalent
Valid driver’s license with approval required by the College’s Liability Insurance Carrier

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CEFP preferred.

Energy Management and Control System (EMCS) Operator
Cornell Unviersity

What Will You Do

Perform installation and maintenance of all building heating, ventilating, air conditioning and direct digital building management control systems.  Assist with the maintenance of other building systems such as plumbing and electrical systems.

The EMCS Operator role is a unique role that is a combination of duties that include building automation controls and troubleshooting, customer service, and dispatching. As the sole operator on duty, the successful person will monitor the campus utilities using a highly complex series of building automation devices used to control the buildings HVAC systems, monitor functions of HVACR, plumbing, and line voltage electrical systems, provide live customer support for all facilities related issues, and keep current with changing technologies.

Required Qualifications

  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent and a minimum of five (5) years of experience in the building management control system field.

  • Must belong to the local Electrician or Plumbers Union, or join within 30 days of employment.

  • Must have the ability to prepare written documents, reports and summaries of work activities.

  • Must have excellent interpersonal, communication and customer service skills, as well as the ability to work in a team environment.

  • Must be knowledgeable of building mechanical systems, including hydronics, steam and air handler unit systems.

  • Must be able to wear respirator and other employer-provided safety and PPE.

  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license; may be required to operate a motor vehicle (your own vehicle or Cornell-owned) to travel to/from job sites.

  • Must have experience with computers and building controls systems.

  • Will be required to inspect and work in crawl spaces, attics, laboratories, ventilation equipment, mechanical rooms, mechanical shafts, sub basements and confined, isolated areas. Access to these may be by ladder or scaffold tower on platforms up to 100’ high. Risk exposure to asbestos, toxic vapors, heat, cold, height and accumulated dirt. Must be available to work overtime as duties require, including weekends. Delivers heavy material to job sites. Must have ability to ascend and descend heights, have agility and freedom of movement, ability to climb stairs, ladders and scaffold, and ability to move easily in confined spaces. 

Preferred Qualification

  • Familiarity with OSHA safety requirements preferred. Pneumatic control experience is preferred.

  • Apprentice certification desirable.

Cornell University embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to apply.

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Facilities Manager, Operations
University of Chicago

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Job Summary

The Facilities Manager is responsible for creating and proactively maintaining partnerships with clients, internal and third party service providers and other partners in an assigned area. The Facilities Manager may directly supervise staff in campus facilities, but primarily accomplishes results by identifying clients’ needs and gaps in service to assist colleagues and vendors in providing appropriate services and prioritizing efforts. The Facilities Manager has expert knowledge in clients’ business and develops strategies to increase the value that the Facilities Services (FS) organization provides and to minimize the adverse impact FS has on their activities and those of the entire University community. The Facilities Manager is an accomplished communicator and easily transitions and adapts style to his/her environment. Proactive identification of substandard conditions and services and assisting in developing corrective actions are essential to success. Work is accomplished through regular client interaction and continual observation of the assigned portfolio of facilities and spaces. 

Collaborates routinely with engineering,  trades, project, and services manager and vendors. Also collaborates with University partners as needed.

Facilities Managers may have residence hall or dining facilities within their assigned portfolio or campus region.  Facilities management teams, maintenance and housekeeping staff, in strong collaboration with Campus and Student Life (CSL) staff and various support personnel within FS, are responsible for property management for a 3,000-bed residence hall portfolio located in twelve buildings.  The work of the unit is seasonal, with time in the spring, summer and early fall to plan and execute student room turnover, short-term conference and guest room activity and common space improvements.  Other seasons have opportunities for planning, inspections, budgeting, preventive repairs, new initiatives, and proactive service delivery. 

Minimum Qualifications


Minimum requirements include a college or university degree in related field.

Work Experience:

Minimum requirements include knowledge and skills developed through 5-7 years of work experience in a related job discipline.

Licenses and Certifications:

Must have valid Driver’s License with ability to pass motor vehicle check.


Preferred Competencies

Demonstrated history of relationship management and proactive communication

Demonstrated understanding of facilities operations and project management.

Demonstrated ability to supervise, train and evaluate the work of others in residence hall and dining oversight.

Demonstrated ability to use independent judgment, set priorities and analyze complex factors to solve problems, think strategically, plan, and negotiate .

Ability to act with tact and diplomacy and maintain confidential information.

Responds promptly by phone or in person as appropriate to emergency situations including weekly on-call rotation, and therefore must be available 24/7.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law.


Maintenance Supervisor
J. Paul Getty Trust

The J. Paul Getty Trust ( seeks a seasoned and collaborative facilities professional to serve as Maintenance Supervisor. Reporting to the Manager of Engineering, the Maintenance Supervisor will have broad and deep domain expertise in facilities maintenance and trades, strong communication and relationship skills, a commitment to transparency and service, and the vision and leadership capacity to enable Facilities Management to meet the broad and evolving range of responsibilities and expectations established for it.

Getty’s mission is to advance and share the world’s visual art and cultural heritage for the benefit of all.   Dedicated to the presentation, conservation, and interpretation of the world’s artistic legacy through the collective and individual work of its constituent programs—Getty Conservation Institute, Getty Foundation, J. Paul Getty Museum, and Getty Research Institute, Getty welcomes nearly two million visitors annually to its uniquely world-class architecture and gardens in two renowned venues: the hill top 750-acre Getty Center  in Los Angeles, and the 70-acre Getty Villa near the Pacific Ocean in Malibu.

Major Job Responsibilities

  • Ensure staff of 15 FTE are supported by a leadership team who provide vision, direction, and motivation.  Actively and continually take action to develop leaders in skill improvement and professional growth.  Develop a diverse and inclusive work environment of team success built on accountability and cooperation. Support collaborative employee engagement and provide a workplace of choice for all Facilities Management employees.
  • Ensure buildings services are valued and meeting occupant expectations and ensure that projects are completed on time and within established parameters
  • Prepare and plan for delivering building services during emergency responses and, in particular, ensure collections environment protection rules are observed and react appropriately to emergencies and problems
  • Strategize, plan and lead programs for the effective stewardship of facilities through a robust continual building assessment program, repair, and replacement of building components. 
  • Oversee an operating budget of $2M and investigate and implement technology and workplace methods and practices that will provide best return on investment and expected quality from end users.
  • Champion organizational efforts to promote and sustain a safe workplace.
  • Provide leadership in continuously directing change and improvement in work and service delivery models, practices, performance standards and building appearance, focusing on comprehensive training, innovation, and data analytics. 
  • Develop and nurture effective relationships with customers and develop, nurture, and maintain effective relationships across the Getty in achieving goals.  Ensure appropriate responses to inquiries and concerns from leadership, staff, faculty, and public relative to services provided. 

Qualifications and Competencies

The successful candidate will be a collaborative and creative leader who is an accomplished manager committed to building a team-oriented organizational culture; a confident strategic thinker who is able to provide clear direction; customer-focused; innovative; focused on continuous improvement; committed to promoting equity, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace; excellent communicator; and possessed of integrity, openness, sound judgment, humility, and a commitment to transparency.

In addition, this position requires 2-3 years of supervisory experience of technical staff; 5-7 years experience in the operation, troubleshooting and maintenance of carpentry, plumbing, painting, fire sprinkler systems, water feature systems; an associates degree in engineering is preferred; experience with Kronos time keeping system, Maximo work order system, and PeopleSoft is preferred; proficiency with MS Office and Building Management System order system (BMS) controls experience; the ability to read and interpret specifications, blueprints and drawings relating to assigned equipment; good written and verbal communication skills along with strong supervisory, organizational, and problem-solving skills; excellent communication skills and the ability to work with a wide variety of Getty staff, outside contractors and vendors.

The Getty has retained Opus Partners to support this recruitment. Katie Dean, Associate Partner is leading the search. For more information or to apply (in confidence), please contact Katie at

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Getty is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship or immigration status, color, disability, ethnicity, familial status, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other protected status.


Capital Construction Director
University of Kentucky

The University of Kentucky Planning, Design & Construction department serves as liaison between the University clientele having capital construction needs, other University service units, and privately owned companies providing the necessary design, consulting and construction services. We are currently seeking a Capital Construction Director to support these efforts and to continue to foster the increasing growth and expansion of our campus.

In collaboration with the AVP for Planning/Design/Construction, the Director provides administrative leadership for the Capital Projects Management Department and oversees a capital construction portfolio in excess of one billion dollars. This position directly supervises assigned Capital Construction staff and manages large and/or highly complex capital construction projects serving higher education and healthcare and collaborates with athletics.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

·       Leads project management teams

·       Establishes Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) to provide a measurable standard against which an effective capital projects management team can be evaluated

·       Applies continuous innovation and development to add value, reduce costs, and optimize departmental performance and services

·       Develops and administers comprehensive policies, procedures, and strategic initiatives

·       Leads in defining and shaping internal control policies, standards, and processes

·       Develops, implements, and oversees an on-going staff training program

·       Partners with University leadership in strategic decision making regarding new capital construction initiatives and programs

·       Provides senior leadership of insightful findings for business decision support. 

·       Reviews bid documents for compliance with UK standards and guidelines

·       Assists in the review of design documents to ensure acceptability of design and constructability

·       Assists in the review of value engineering and cost reduction proposals to ensure changes comply with design guidelines and standards and do not compromise programmatic requirements

·       Monitors Capital Construction Procurement Process for capital projects to ensure Purchasing Polices are followed

·       Manages Change-Order Process to ensure contracts are promptly and equitably administered; Complies with the intent of University standards and guidelines

·       Performs on-site observations of progress and quality of work and determines if work being performed complies with contract documents, UK standards and project schedules

·       Observes tests required by the contract; reviews contractor as-built drawings for current status and reports test procedures and test results to AVP

·       Maintains a record of site activities and documents any verbal instructions and interpretations given to contractors as well as work that may result in a claim for additional compensation or contract time extension(s)

·       Assists in conduct of project close out inspections.


To apply for this position, submit a UK Online Application at and reference job number: RE29364

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Deadline to Apply: Thursday, September 9th 2021

For questions, contact HR/Employment, phone (859) 257-9555 press 2.

The University of Kentucky is an Equal Opportunity University that values diversity and inclusion. Individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans, women, and members of other underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.


Director of Project Management
Cornell University

The Director of Project Management is a partner with the facilities team that guides the University in management for Renewal and Critical Maintenance focused capital projects in the range of $100K - $5M. Working with and for the AVP of Engineering & Project Management, the Director of Project Management will provide leadership, in a team-oriented participative management environment, for a professional project management group responsible for the management of capital projects from conception through turnover and warranty period.

What We Need: The Responsibilities and Essential functions of the Director of Project Management will be to:

  • Promote excellence and accountability of the Mastery of Project Management through continued development and refinement of the Project Management Checklists and Guidance Documents. 
  • Lead and demonstrate their mastery of Project Management by actively leading process improvement and associated initiatives.
  • Provide on the job training, guidance, and counsel to members of the Cornell Community and the Project Management Team.    
  • Manage the workload of your team.
  • Advocate for the importance of partnering with Colleges and Units representatives.
  • Aid the partnership with proactive communication to support capital planning efforts for future projects and provide status updates on existing project portfolios.   
  • Actively participate in the annual Capital Budget

What You Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in construction, design and/or project management related field or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience. 
  • A minimum of (10) years’ experience in planning, estimating, construction, construction management, project management, or related fields in the construction industry.
  • Experience in a leadership position, supervising people engaged in the above activities. 
  • Must be a subject matter expert in the building construction field. 
  • Must have knowledge and experience in successfully delivering complex and challenging capital projects.
  • Must have a strong business background
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of safety codes and requirements, building codes and requirements, university processes, and record-keeping requirements pertaining to the construction industry. 
  • Knowledge of construction means and methods, processes and documentation required. 
  • Must demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Must demonstrate experience using information systems to track work progress and measure work crew effectiveness.
  • Must demonstrate experience implementing programs for continuous process improvement in the construction industry.

What we offer

  • The opportunity to work with a collaborative and progressive team in support of a world-class research university that is educating the leaders of tomorrow.
  • A broad set of competitive benefits, including educational opportunities, access to on-site wellness programs, health care options, 3 weeks of vacation, 13 holidays, and superior retirement contributions.
  • An active and diverse community to work and thrive in! Cornell is situated in picturesque Ithaca, New York, the heart of the Finger Lakes. Ithaca is home to two academic institutions, state parks, waterfalls, gorges, and a wide range of art galleries, theaters, eateries, wineries, and breweries. Ithaca has something to suit all ages and interests! Learn more about living and working in Ithaca

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Executive Director, Construction Management
St. Petersburg College

Position Summary:

Planning, directing and coordinating the project construction and coordination team, and actively involved in the construction of new plants and related activities.

Typical Essential Duties:

  • Administer oversight for all aspects of the construction for the college;
  • Supervises project coordinators and support staff performing specific planning, development, coordination, construction field observation, and record keeping duties related to construction projects collegewide;
  • Directs the scope of work, evaluate bids, and negotiate construction contracts;
  • Supervises the preparation of agenda items for submittal to the BOT;
  • Reviews recommendations on approval of pay requests for contractors, design professionals and others as needed;
  • Communicates and interprets BOT policies to staff; provides advice on pertinent Florida building Codes, State Statutes, and Chapter 6A-2 of the Rules of the State Board of Education for Educational Facilities.

This is the fourth of four levels in the Facilities Management series.  The classification is responsible for directing the activities of the facilities services and operations by directing multiple departments and functions through operations, budgets, and operational policies and procedures.  Responsibilities enable the department to function fiscally, operationally, and administratively.  Incumbents will develop strategies to accomplish goals, implement policies and procedures, develop and monitor an assigned budget, and planning the uses of resources through project development and management.



Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Civil (Structural) Engineering, Building Construction, or in a related field to assigned area.


Three (3) years of management experience in assigned area.

* An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job may be acceptable in lieu of those requirements listed above


  • -2 regulations, Florida Statutes, Florida Building Codes and SREF;
  • Design and construction services practices and procedures for building construction;
  • Construction methods, techniques and procedures.
  • Management principles;
  • Budgeting principles;
  • Facilities planning and maintenance principles and practices;
  • Work plan development techniques;
  • Analytical methods;
  • Project management principles and practices;
  • Computers and related software applications.


  • Read, develop and interpret construction contract documents;
  • Evaluate construction progress and quality through all phases of construction.
  • Monitoring and evaluating the work of subordinate staff;
  • Prioritizing and assigning work;
  • Managing multi-faceted, complex projects;
  • Developing and monitoring budgets;
  • Preparing reports;
  • Analyzing problems, identifying alternative solutions, projecting consequences of proposed actions, and making recommendations in support of goals;
  • Adapting to rapidly changing environments;
  • Interpreting and applying applicable laws, rules, and regulations;
  • Directing facilities maintenance activities;
  • Using a computer and related software applications;
  • Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with subordinates, coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to give and receive work direction.


  • Positions in this class typically require: reaching, standing, walking, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.
  • Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.  Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time.  Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.


Must be registered and currently licensed by the State of Florida as a General Contractor under Florida Statutes 481, 471, or 489. Applicant will be required to be certified as a plans examiner and building code inspector under Florida Statutes 468, within six (6) months of employment.

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Project Manager - Design Services
University of Texas at Austin

Responsible for designing and preparing architectural construction documents while adhering to client requirements, code requirements and site adjustments. Coordinate with MEP, Site/Civil, and Structural Engineers, as well as Project Managers, Construction Planners, and other University stakeholders. For a detailed description and to apply for this position, please visit our online job application system at:

The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.


Senior Capital Project Manager
Quinnipiac University

Overview: Quinnipiac University invites applications for a Senior Capital Project Manager to be responsible for the complete project management life cycle of construction and engineering projects on campus from remodels to new construction. In this role, you will be responsible for managing all facets of project management: integration, scope, cost, quality, procurement, communications, risk management and stakeholder management on all projects varying in size from small to large and complex. You will define the scope of a project, gather estimates, meet with contractors, schedule work, and oversee completion for safe, on-time, on-budget results.
About Quinnipiac: Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls 7,000 full-time undergraduate and 3,000 graduate and part-time students in 100 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing and College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac consistently ranks among the top regional universities in the North in U.S. News & World Report's America's "Best Colleges" issue. Quinnipiac also is recognized in Princeton Review's "The Best 380 Colleges." For more information, please visit An education at Quinnipiac embodies the University's commitment to preparing graduates for 21st century careers and citizenship, creating an inclusive, excellence-driven community, nurturing and positively impacting internal, local and global communities and fostering lifelong connections and success. The University believes in educating a diverse student body to become valued and contributing members of their communities through vital and purposeful educational programs. 
Responsibilities: • Provides the necessary leadership and responsible for managing large and complex capital improvement projects
• Defines project scope, prepares project estimates and schedules
• Collaborates with engineers, architects, other consultants, and user groups to determine specifications of the project
• Works closely with internal and external cross functional teams, contractors, and suppliers, to achieve desired result
• Facilitates the collection of project requirements, objective and expectations and clearly communicates the information to the project teams and campus community
• Accountable for project controls: project cost estimating, planning/scheduling, project benchmarking, effective cost control/forecasting, effective project progress control, contracting/procurement-plans, cash flow management, and financial status of the project
• Monitors the progress of the project and recommends adjustments as necessary to ensure the successful completion of the project and provides problem resolution
• Manages all project funds according to budget and established accounting policies and procedures
• Reviews engineering and architectural drawings and specifications to insure they meet the University’s standards and are in compliance with building and other governing regulations
• Participates in and facilitates project meetings. Prepares progress reports and provides them on a consistent basis to Director and stakeholders
• Manages project documentation of all capital projects and monitor the status of project permits and inspections to ensure that they are completed and properly recorded
• Address and manage critical issues impacting project quality and safety
• Ensures database is maintained and updated with accurate information. Able to generate requested reports
• Manage the closeout process from Substantial Completion through training, furnishing, certification of systems, commissioning, and financial closeout of contracts. Maintains contact with clients subsequent to project closeout to provide any warranty review and troubleshooting
• Performs other related duties as assigned
Education Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Experience may substitute for some of the above qualifications
  • 5-7 years of experience
  • Proven and demonstrated project management skills in overseeing construction and renovation projects in a diverse college community preferred
  • Ability to establish priorities, demonstrate discipline and independent judgement
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to establish priorities, demonstrate discipline and independent judgement
  • Understands complex mechanical and electrical systems
  • Ability to read and understand all components of construction drawings and specifications, as well as submittals, shop drawings, and any other related material
  • Knowledge of estimating, budgeting, and scheduling practices
  • Should have general knowledge of building commissioning and Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification process
  • Cost management experience
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal, ability to interact and communicate effectively with department leaders and external vendors and contractors
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), and Microsoft Projects or other project management software
  • Licensed in construction trades or certified in construction project management
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations and a commitment to diversity and inclusion
Special Instructions to Applicants:


Applications must be submitted electronically and include a resume, cover letter addressing how your experience supports the requirements of this position and Quinnipiac's commitment to diversity and inclusion, and contact information for three references on the application form.

Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity and inclusion throughout the University community and welcomes candidates who enhance that diversity.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package for full-time faculty and staff which includes tuition remission and a culture that is inclusive and driven by excellence.

Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Senior Project Manager
Claremont McKenna College

Job Details and Requirement:

Reporting to the Associate Vice President, the Senior Project Manager will play a critical role within the Department of Campus Planning and Facilities, in the development of high quality new facilities and infrastructure.  The Senior Project Manager will manage assigned projects in connection with these plans that may range in scope from $25k to over $2,000,000.  This position is responsible for projects on existing facilities on the Claremont McKenna College campus, to include preventive, corrective, and deferred building maintenance, building renovations, including managing the energy, water conservation and sustainability programs.


The Senior Project Manager works independently and collaboratively to perform the following essential duties and responsibilities:

Responsible for planning, budgeting, and successful completion of the College’s projects identified through the annual facilities capital budget process and the College’s long term integrated facilities plan.  Coordinates with internal users to ensure project goals are met.

Manages projects to ensure completion within established time frames, project design and budget.  Manages the project budget coordinating cost estimates and controlling project costs. 

Determine scope of work and any scheduling restrictions.   Coordinate the project schedules with stakeholders to meet the agreed upon milestones and overall schedule.

Manage project teams through the design and construction process and securing project approvals while ensuring compliance with standards and quality assurance.

Represents College’s interests throughout design and construction process directing subcontractors, and reviewing their performance toward overall project goals.  Solicits input from administrators in the major buildings and/or departments to identify issues and/or concerns.

In collaboration with the Associate Vice President for Facilities Management and Capital Projects, the Senior Project Manager will also manage consulting firms working on project design and construction, and will facilitate the turnover and acceptance of projects to Facilities Operations.

Prepare reports, specifications, requests for proposals and contract documents for projects sent out for competitive bidding.  Analyze bids and makes contract award recommendations.  Coordinate contracts and purchase orders for construction services, materials and equipment. Write change orders to contracts and purchase orders as required.

Ensure detailed project schedules are created and distributed and met using project scheduling and spreadsheet software.  Track material, equipment, supplies and other deliveries and installations.

Review drawings and project plans, inspect progress of work for quality ad timely execution, interface with code administration officials to obtain the necessary permits.  Ensure conformity with college and regulatory codes and standards.

Ensure an accurate punch list is prepared and maintained and building systems are properly commissioned and turned over to the Operations team.  Obtain certificates of occupancy.  Coordinate warranty work as required.     

Maintains current drawings and engineering records describing facilities, equipment, and grounds.

Implements major projects related to housing and facilities in the College’s Arbol Verde portfolio as directed by Associate Vice President and/or Chief Operating Officer.  Serves as community relations liaison with non-CMC residents and City.

Supports the campus sustainability programs including but not limited to energy and water conservation initiatives. Organize and maintain the various College recycling programs and addresses waste management issues. Supervises the work of the Colleges Sustainability Coordinator.


Bachelor’s degree in engineering, architecture, construction management or business related field with a combination of education and experience is required. 


A minimum of 8 to 10 years of experience in construction management with increasing responsibilities dealing with engineers, architects, consultants and contractors.  General Contractor supervisory experience over a variety of trades is preferred. 

A minimum of 5 years of experience in project management and construction budgeting.

Experience in the facilities, planning or construction department in higher education is preferred.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES:  Individual must possess knowledge, skills, and ability to successfully perform the essential functions of the position, or be able to explain or demonstrate how the essential functions will be performed, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of knowledge skills and abilities.

Strong budget, supervisory and organizational skills.

Ability to lead, collaborate, negotiate and otherwise interact effectively with a range of subject matter experts, including architects, engineers, specialty consultants, contractors, financial specialists, legal counsel and developers.

Knowledge of the principles of civil engineering and design and construction.  General knowledge of construction industry practices and procedures and be able to interpret construction documents, and possess general understanding of applicable construction codes and land use ordinances.  Basic knowledge of the various construction trades. 

Working knowledge of construction, construction purchasing and contracting.

See the complete job description for all skills and knowledge requirements.


This is a regular, full-time, exempt position.

This position is benefits eligible.

This is a 12-month position. Position may serve in the on-call rotation. 

To request disability accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, please contact Human Resources at (909) 621-8490 or for assistance.

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