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Associate Director of Facilities

Apply now Department: 3670085542 Poly Facilities
Job no: 506887
Work type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified)
Location: Salina, Kansas
Categories: Executive / Director / Management, Facilities / Grounds / Skilled Trades
Pay Grade: 11A

About This Role:

Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus seeks an Associate Director of Facilities who oversees campus planning and implementation of facilities management operations in accordance with federal, state, and local standards and guidelines. Reporting to the Director of Fiscal Services, the Associate Director of Facilities has oversight and responsibility for the administrative and operational preventative maintenance program which includes: custodial services, grounds and landscape management, maintenance of building structures, plumbing, electrical, food service equipment, HVAC equipment, ice and snow removal, fleet management, and other facilities components.

Additionally, this position is responsible for the development and implementation of a five (5) year Integrated Facility Management Plan for campus refurbishment, acts as project manager or owners representative on all campus construction projects and is responsible to outside contractors / vendors, oversees the departmental budget and purchasing of materials, equipment, and parts. This position serves as liaison to the Manhattan Campus Department of Facilities and Faculty Planning. The campus seeks a dynamic leader with a comprehensive knowledge of buildings and equipment that can foresee problems, implement solutions, and meet deadlines. 

Must be available to work varied hours during campus emergencies or adverse weather conditions and campus events.

This is a full-time position with a full benefits package. For additional information on benefits, please visit www.k-state.edu/hcs/benefits/overview

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university actively seeks individuals whose commitments and contributions will advance the University's dedication to the Principles of Community.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree and five or more years of relevant experience

  • Previous supervisory experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 10 or more years' experience in facility management and/or project management

  • 10 or more year's supervisory experience

  • Knowledge of physical plan operations and emphasis on mechanical and electrical systems

Other Requirements:

  • Valid driver's license upon employment

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment

  • Physical Demands: 
    • Standing, walking, sitting, seeing, using hands, reaching, stooping, kneeling, talking, and hearing on a regular, ongoing basis
    • Occasional lifting up to 50 pounds
    • Inside and outside work may have exposure to varying outdoor weather conditions including occasional extreme heat or code
    • Inside duties are in a controlled climate with a moderate noise level

  • Equipment Used: Computer, calculator, telephone, vehicle

Note: This position is considered "essential" for inclement weather and other campus emergencies.

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents with your application:

  1. Letter of interest addressing your qualifications and skills related to the position
  2. Resume listing education and employment history
  3. Contact information for three current professional references (titles, mailing address, phone, and e-mail)

Note: Only complete application packets will be accepted through http://careers.k-state.edu/cw/en-us/job/506887. Questions can be directed to Kyle Chamberlin, Search Chair, 785-826-2662.

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled.

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:

$54,590 - $70,960

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.


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