Director Of Facilities - Howard University
Director of Facilities Reports to: Executive Director of Facilities The Director of Facilities administers and directs the Property Management, Building Maintenance, Janitorial and Grounds Maintenance for the assigned account. This role may coordinate client construction and renovation programs, or act as Owners Representative for construction issues. Responsibilities: Plans, organizes, and controls functions and activities of all support services under the scope of the contract.Develops, implements or guides implementation of new and/or modified property maintenance programs, services, policies and/or procedures.Meets with client administrative and supervisory staff, as well as community groups, agencies, contractors, architects, and engineers to plan, organize, coordinate, and/or communicate programs, services, policies and/or procedures.Train and manage facilities staff including, but not limited to, monitoring work performance, preparing and/or reviewing performance evaluations for assigned personnel and performing counseling and disciplinary responsibilities as required.Monitors flow and quality of work to assure timely completion of workload and adherence to the contractual Scope of Work, Service Level Agreements for each site, and Key Performance Indicators are met.Insures adequate inventory of supplies and approved requisitions for equipment and supplies as authorized.Prepare and manage budgets, including utilities management and energy management program.Manages and insures compliance with State, Provincial, or local regulatory and code requirements; insures compliance with federal and local work place safety regulations. Requirements: Bachelor's degree (or equivalent formal education) in Engineering, Property Management, or related fieldsA minimum of 5 years responsibility at a management level in areas of property management, engineering, maintenance, or construction in Higher Education.Thorough knowledge of property management, building maintenance and construction practicesAbility to meet travel requirements; Ability to operate a variety of office equipment or vehicles.Must have proficiency in Computerized Maintenance Management Software, Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook. Proficiency in MS PowerPoint, MS Project, and visual graphics software is highly desirable. Physical Demands: Regularly required to sit, stand, walk, bend, and lift objects of up to 25 lbs.Work environment will be a combination of an office and the facilities being managed/supervised.Must have the ability to travel to and from various sites using standard forms of transportation. Other Job Requirements: Must have a valid driver's license and be able to provide state issued DMV record.Must be able to successfully complete a background check process. Thompson Hospitality Thompson Hospitality, formed in 1992, is the 6th largest food service company and the largest minority-owned Food Service business in the United States. We currently employ over 2,500 food service and facilities professionals and provide meals and facility services at businesses and institutions in 40 states and four foreign countries. The restaurant and retail division operates four different concepts with 22 unique locations in the Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, DC area, serving over 1.9 million guests each year. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers applicants without regard to race, sex, religion, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.