Job Description - Director, Buildings & Grounds Description View created on 07/30/2014
Director, Buildings & Grounds
EVP, Finance & Administration
To plan, direct, organize and manage daily activities of the Buildings and Grounds department; responsible for operational budget. Oversees the functioning of building systems.
Description of Duties and Tasks
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Plans, directs, and reviews the activities and operations of the department; provides leadership and supervises directly and through subordinate supervisors all department staff.
Develops, implements, and manages safety and health policies and procedures; ensures compliance with regulations.
Develops and monitors the operating and deferred maintenance budgets; prepares prioritized project and equipment lists; oversees expenditures, approves invoice payments and provides input during budget development.
Determines work to be accomplished in-house and recommends contracting of overload; manages outside contractor projects for facilities renovation projects for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning, electrical, remodel, and building renovations; inspects work performed by contractors.
Develops and implements process improvement across entire district; directs and oversees the development and evaluation of department programs.
Verifies the completion and quality of work orders and other work activities in order to attain the goals and objectives of the department.
Ensures appropriate employee safety training and compliance is completed.
Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
Leadership for planning, development, and operations of complex multi-campus facility.
Management principles, practices, and methods.
Budget preparation, bid and purchasing procedures, and expense control.
Project cost estimating and project management.
Architectural plans, specifications, and construction management.
Heating and air conditioning systems.
Relevant local, state, and federal regulations and codes.
Must possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
Maintaining an established work schedule.
Effectively using interpersonal and communications skills including tact and diplomacy.
Effectively using organizational and planning skills.
Preparing budgets and monitoring the disbursement of funds.
Effectively managing, leading, and delegating tasks and authority.
Estimating time and material requirements of assigned work projects.
Maintaining confidentiality of work related information and materials.
Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships
Demonstrated proficiency using standard office software applications for maintenance management systems.
May be exposed to hazardous chemicals
Occasional lifting of objects up to 10 pounds
Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, kneeling, pushing and pulling
Work is performed in both an internal and external environment and with exposure to inclement weather, and varying temperatures.
Five years administrative and managerial work experience within an educational institution.
Bachelor's degree in related field.
Supervise safe operation of unit. Facilitate safety inspections. Take reasonable and prudent actions to eliminate identified hazards. Ensure employees receive appropriate safety training and foster a workplace safety culture.