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The College Facility Operations Leader works closely with College administrators to provide the leadership and expertise to direct, coordinate, and administer the College's facilities and the housing of its attendant technology, encompassing classrooms, research centers, scientific and computer labs, and professional offices. In addition, the Director helps to plan and manage the construction or renovation of facilities that will help the College maintain its leading edge in the 21st century. In particular, the College Facility Operations Leader is directly involved with the planning and oversight of lab renovation for new and existing faculty that takes place on a regular basis. Beyond lab renovations, the College Facility Operations Leader must assist in the planning and oversight of major construction projects.
The Director provides the highest level of operational leadership and coordination, with both direct and dotted line supervisory responsibilities. Manages high level assignments and allocation of engineering resources, including negotiating and coordinating initiatives that involves staff in other departments, areas, and teams. May coordinate large scale facilities operations projects with a wide audience. Establishes short-term business plans and long-term operational objectives. Manages project timelines and deliverables, and develops resource plans for multi-project / multi-phase facility operations initiatives.
The College Facility Operations Leader leads the process of planning and executing the construction/renovation, maintenance, and allocation of administrative, classroom, and research space. The Director works closely with College Deans and other College and University administrative leaders to coordinate long-range strategic planning as well as to resolve all College space issues on a daily basis. Acts as a liaison with the IU Architect's Office, IU Building Services, IU Capital Planning, the Physical Plant, the Office of Space Planning, Facilities Operations, and the Teaching and Learning Spaces Committee, among other offices. The Director of Facilities represents the faculty in space determinations for departments and individuals.
Bachelor's degree in business, inventory management, controls, facilities management, or a related field and four years of experience in business, inventory management, controls, facilities management, or a related field, and one year of management experience in a related field.
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.
Possess a valid driver's license with the ability to be insured by Indiana University.
Proficient communication skills. Maintains a high degree of professionalism. Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills. Demonstrates a high commitment to quality. Excellent organizational skills. Excellent collaboration and team building skills. Effectively coaches and delivers constructive feedback. Instills commitment to organizational goals. Demonstrates excellent judgement and decision making skills. Effective conflict management skills. Builds and manages effective teams. Understanding of budgets and the budgeting process. Knowledge and understanding of Microsoft Office Programs, such as Word, Excel, Outlook, etc. Ability to successfully complete required training programs.
Master's degree. Five years of progressive management in capital construction, facilities management and classroom technology. Ability to develop and execute strategic plans to enable the College to construct and allocate space to meet its teaching and research missions. Excellent communications skills to liaise collaboratively and diplomatically within a diverse College environment. Demonstrated experience and knowledge in analyzing, managing and developing complex budgets. Knowledge of all facilities-related university, state and federal regulations. Ability to read and understand detailed blueprints, equipment diagrams, wiring schematics and a general knowledge of plumbing, heating and cooling, structural design and related fields.
Working Conditions / Demands
This role regularly requires the ability to effectively communicate. This role frequently requires the ability to handle cash and equipment. This role frequently requires the ability to remain stationary and ascend/descend ladders/stairs. This role requires the ability to move objects weighing up to 25 pounds. The role requires the ability to detect items in close proximity as well as far away; discern between colors; detect objects in peripheral space of self; discern items in detail; and to have good depth perception. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.
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Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.