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Associate Director of Facilities Operations

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Along with the application, the following items must be included. • Letter of application • Resume

Job Details

Position Information

Posting Number 20170084EX
Job Title Associate Director of Facilities Operations
Type of Employment Regular Full-Time
If Part Time, Enter Hours Per Week
Work Location Murray
Employment Term 12 Months
Position Type Staff - Exempt(Monthly)
Department Bldg and Equipment Maintenance
Summary of Job Duties and Responsibilities

Directs and coordinates, either through subordinate supervisory personnel or directly, activities of employees in building maintenance inclusive of building trades, painting, plumbing, electrical, elevators, locksmiths, environmental systems and central heating and cooling and projects.

• Responsible for project management within the FM Trades Shops, including budget and expenditure control. This includes providing specific information for determining number of personnel required, supplies, and materials needed and determines need for new and/or special equipment.
• Responsible for operating within the approved budget.
• Periodic preparations of specifications for bid of major supply, equipment and minor construction projects.
• Follows and maintains proper accounting and MSU procedures.
• Studies and develops methods for improving trade operations.
• Studies and develops methods for energy savings through building systems.
• Communicates with and receives inquiries from the campus community regarding work requests, delays, repair, maintenance (deferred, preventative, and operating) and renovation projects.
• Establishes and maintains schedules for preventative and general maintenance programs.
• Assists with training programs for employee development to improve work performance and safety practices.
• Manages the access control program of the University by controlling the production of keys, the installation and maintenance of all locks and the security and dispersal of all combinations.
• Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Chief Facilities Officer.

Minimum Education Requirements

• Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical, Civil or Mechanical Engineering or related field.

Minimum Experience and Skill Requirements

• 5 years of progressive experience in supervision of public facilities, maintenance, or similar operations is required.
• Experience in project management.
• Professional Engineer Licenses required.
• Works on feet for extended periods of time.
• Works 5 days per week and additional as required by the Director/VP.

Preferred Education and/or Experience Qualifications
Physical Demands
Work Hours
Minimum Salary
Maximum Salary

Posting Details

Posting Date 09/13/2017
Closing Date 10/04/2017
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicants

Along with the application, the following items must be included.
• Letter of application
• Resume

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • FocusTalent.ky.gov
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Murray Ledger and Times
    • Paducah Sun
    • Murray State University website
    • Other
  2. If "Other", please explain:

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Are you willing and able to work on your feet for long periods of time?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Letter of Application
  2. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document