Director Of Facilities

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Posted on October 13, 2020

Director of Facilities Operations (1008)
Posting Number: req1084
Working 12 months per year
Non-classified Staff
Finance and Administration
Pocatello - Main
Primary Purpose
To manage the Maintenance and Operation of facilities at Idaho State University (ISU). Reports to the Associate Vice President of
Facilities Services.
This position is responsible for the Grounds, Maintenance, Shops, Heat Plant, HVAC, and Custodial teams, on the Pocatello,
Meridian, and Idaho Falls Campuses.  This position oversees preventive and predictive maintenance, a budget of over $5M, and
supervises 14 full time employees.
Key Responsibilities
 Develop, formalize, and implement both short-term and long-term plans, goals, and objectives for the maintenance and
operations teams.
 Develop standards and procedures that successfully provide efficient and effective services.
 Supervise, and provide leadership and direction to salaried administrative staff.
 Develops, mentors, and leads staff in engagement, and employee satisfaction objectives.
 Research and implement improvements in building products or systems that will serve to better utilize institutional,
human, and financial resources (i.e. energy saving systems and labor saving products and methods).
 Construction, and remodeling: Reviews and certifies need for repairs and coordinates vendor work. Coordinates with
the Director of Planning, Design, and Construction (PDC) to develop plans for remodels, maintenance projects, and
estimates costs.
 Coordinates with utilities and public agencies regarding service and compliance matters. Coordinates with PDC team,
designers and construction contractors on projects to coordinate existing building systems, maintenance and campus
design standards.
 Supports a positive safety culture and coordinates directly with the Environmental Health and Safety Department to
ensure implementation of safety programs and compliance within the maintenance and operations unit.
 Prepare written reports, and perform special projects as required by the AVP of Facilities Services.
 Present a consistently positive approach to students, faculty, staff, administration, and all other internal and external
contacts at ISU through a manner that is friendly, courteous, helpful, and cooperative at all times.
 Responsible for the development and implementation of short-term and long-term goals and objectives that are
consistent with, and supportive of, the mission of Facilities Services and ISU.
 Prepare, review, and submit department budgets to AVP. Prepare a five-year capital budget plan that is updated
 Serve as liaison between Facilities Services and other departments throughout ISU. Promote positive interaction with
departments and colleges. Coordinate their needs with the services provided.
Minimum Qualifications
Educational Requirements
 B.S. in Engineering or other closely related fields. 
 Experience
 At least ten years experience in facilities management including seven years in the operation of a physical plant and five
years progressive management experience. Primary responsibilities at the management level should have included
utility operations and maintenance, budgeting, long-range planning, and personnel staffing and control. Budget
responsibility above $5M annually.
Preferred Qualifications
 B.S. in Engineering, or Construction Management, and twelve years’ experience in facilities management maintenance
industry, in an environment similar to ISU.
 Master's degree in Business Administration, Engineering, or related field.
 Prior budget responsibility above $5M annually
 Seven years’ experience directly supervising 15 or more FTE
 Licensed in Idaho as a Professional Engineer (PE), or eligibility for comity licensure by the Idaho Board of Professional
Engineers in accordance with Idaho Code, Title 54, Chapter 12
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Please submit the following documents with your application:
Cover letter, resume, and list of three (3) professional references with contact information.
Priority consideration will be given to applications received by October 18, 2020. However, the position will remain open until
filled. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Includes a competitive benefits package. Offers of
employment may be conditional pending successful completion of a background investigation.
Idaho State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We have an institution-wide commitment to inclusion
and diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. Veterans' preference. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in
the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.