Full-time position as Director of Facilities and Operations. The anticipated salary range is $77,000-$100,000 plus an excellent benefits package.
Develop appropriate systems to direct, coordinate, and supervise all functions/activities of campus facilities and operations including planning, assigning, monitoring, supervising and overall responsibility for the work of unit personnel.
Build effective and productive relationships with appropriate Twin Cities administrators and staff at all levels regarding compliance with University policies & procedures, building codes/permits, University approval processes, architectural reviews, state & federal guidelines, legal requirements and other administrative functions.
Responsible for developing and implementing project plans that combine and balance human and financial assets with productivity and expected outcomes.
Prepare, manage and evaluate resources and budgets for all sub-groups for Facilities and Operations.
Responsible for management and oversight of maintenance & operating expenses, cost estimates for operational requirements; and evaluating and summarizing operations & maintenance costs.
Establish operations, maintenance and repair schedules/tracking systems, assign work; and train unit supervisory personnel.
Ensure all preventative maintenance tasks are completed in a timely manner including task scheduling, tracking and recording/filing proper documentation.
Responsible for the operation, maintenance and repair of plant mechanical, electrical and monitoring systems; cleaning and general maintenance of buildings, and related equipment.
Regularly inspect public and mechanical areas and grounds to ensure compliance with University standards for maintenance and cleanliness.
Oversee facilities condition assessments to establish priority for facility repair, replacement or renewal.
Assist in the development of capital budget requests.
Assist in the development of proposals to initiate work and capital projects, coordination and review of contract documents, and contractor compliance with University standards and contract documents.
Review and approve department overhead budgets, expenditures, work orders and payables.
Perform customary management functions to include regular communications, meetings, problem resolution, task assignment and assessment, and regular performance reviews and objective setting.
Manage vendor relationships including communications, problem resolution, RFP and contract development, work schedules, compliance with design plans and legal regulations, and review and performance monitoring.
Assure compliance with building codes, safety and environmental health requirements.
Meet regularly with University customers and department representatives, insurance carriers, building inspectors, maintenance/operations contractors, engineers, and others involved in the operation and maintenance of campus buildings and property.
Supervise sub departments and encourage/facilitate participation by unit personnel in professional development programs and opportunities to increase skills, knowledge base, safety awareness and compliance, and other work related competencies.
Perform work group/ committee work and other responsibilities as assigned.
Five years of experience with progressive responsibilities within Facilities Management (FM) or related industry
Three years supervisory experience; knowledge of regulations pertaining to FM and building industries; knowledge of FM maintenance and operations best practices
Experience developing/monitoring capital project projects and preparing/managing FM budgets
Experience in design, scheduling, budgeting, and construction implementation
Experience using appropriate software including computerized maintenance management systems; demonstrated ability to establish performance parameters; excellent time management, project management, presentation, and interpersonal skills
Commitment to implementing sustainability and energy efficiency initiatives
Industry recognized certification such as Certified Facility Manager (CFM), Facility Management Advisor (FMA), or Real Property Administrator (RPA)
Eight years progressive experience as Facilities Manager or equivalent
Experience operating, maintaining, and repairing a large nonresidential or multiple building facility
Experience supervising trade workers, boiler operators, subcontractors, and unit supervisors
Experience providing day-to-day management of operations, life safety, landscaping, building operations & maintenance, capital projects, renovation, and new construction
Experience working effectively with organized labor
Experience working in a mid-sized government or educational institution.
The University of Minnesota Crookston (UMN Crookston) is one of five campuses comprising the University of Minnesota system. UMN Crookston is a four-year public university with an enrollment of 1,800 students, approximately half on campus and half in online degrees. The student body is diverse and comes from over 40 states and over 30 countries. Thirty-four baccalaureate degrees are offered, 15 of which are also offered online. UMN Crookston proudly carries on a tradition of over a century of educational service to northwestern Minnesota, beginning in 1906 as a regional residential high school, changing to a two-year college in 1966 and to a four-year college in 1993. UMN Crookston is a small student-centered community of learning and scholars known for providing personal attention to every student. UMN Crookston makes a commitment to each individual student’s achievements and offers a hands-on approach and experiential learning that put students ahead of the competition. Integral to the university's statewide land-grant mission, UMN Crookston provides applied, career-oriented learning programs including internships and connects its teaching, research, and outreach to local, co...unty, and regional economic development agencies in support of the global economy. UMN Crookston delivers world?class University of Minnesota degrees in an affordable, close?knit campus setting where faculty and staff personally invest in the success of each student. UMN Crookston has been recognized for its quality programs by such organizations as U.S. News & World Report, which ranked the campus as #1 in the category Top Public Regional Colleges–Midwest for 2020. U.S. News has ranked UMN Crookston among the top four in this category for the past 23 consecutive years.