Director of Facilities Management and Planning

Shippensburg University
September 18, 2023
Offerd Salary:$115
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Working Title Director of Facilities Management and Planning

Department ROC Maintenance & Operations Position Category Administration/Management Posting Number SP00685 Position End Date (if other than Permanent) Hours per Week 37.5 Salary Range Anticipated salary up to $115,000 annually (depending on experience and qualifications) including an extensive benefits package and tuition waiver for employee and dependents. Full/Part Time Full Time Type of Position Permanent

Position Summary Information

General Description/Position Purpose

Shippensburg University is currently searching for a Director of Facilities Management and Planning.

Serves as Director responsible for all functions related to the physical setting of a university campus of over 200 acres of grounds, 2.5 million square feet of usable academic, residential and office space, and all campus utility systems including a central chilled water plant and distribution system and campus-wide energy management system. To accomplish the necessary functions, the Director will manage an operational budget of over $12 million and coordinate the efforts of a staff of 100 professionals, tradespeople, custodians, and administrative personnel.

This position requires individual commitment to provide facilities support to the mission and myriad expectations of a university community. This position must deal with a diverse and complex customer and labor base and manage multiple priorities with wide ranging detail and impact which are key to success as well as the ability to express and communicate effectively. Also, the ability to focus a diverse and complex work force to provide top quality customer service in a continuously improving environment is needed.

Shippensburg University, established in 1871, is a comprehensive public university offering baccalaureate, masters and doctoral degree programs. Enrolling more than 6,000 students, the residential campus is located in scenic south central Pennsylvania. The campus is in close proximity to Harrisburg, PA and within a few hours drive of Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Maryland and Washington, DC. The University is noted for its strong sense of community with a commitment to student success and offers an attractive campus, and strong alumni support.

The historic borough of Shippensburg is in a small town setting in the growing region of south central Pennsylvania, at the conjunction of two major highways, Interstate 81 and the PA Turnpike. Located in the picturesque Cumberland Valley, Shippensburg is 45 minutes from Gettysburg and the state capital of Harrisburg, one hour from Hershey, PA, and 2 hours from Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Washington D.C.

Shippensburg University employees value teamwork and collaboration, are dependable, take initiative, solve problems effectively, communicate clearly and support organizational change. University employees work closely with individuals of diverse backgrounds and race, as well as those of differing religious affiliations, sexual orientation, and gender. They must possess good interpersonal skills and be able to communicate effectively with all members of the campus community.

Minimum Qualifications

The qualified candidate will have a Bachelor's degree in engineering, architecture, construction management or other facilities related field. Successful performance in an on-campus interview and presentation is required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • An advanced degree in engineering, architecture, business or related field is preferred.
  • Current registration as a Professional Engineer or Registered Architect is desired.
  • Seven years of experience managing a highly complex facilities operation is required, in higher education is preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience effectively managing a unionized workforce is preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience in construction project management and contract administration, building system design, building commissioning, energy management, facilities environmental issues, operations and maintenance of buildings, and other related subjects is preferred.
  • Posting Detail Information

    Open Date 08/18/2023

    Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions Summary

    For full consideration candidates must apply online at https: // with acceptance of materials continuing until the position is filled. Materials submitted in other formats including paper documents will not be considered. All applications and inquiries will remain confidential. Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity employer and, in compliance with federal and state laws and university policy, is committed to providing equal educational and employment opportunities for all persons without regard to age, color, national origin, race, religion, disability, veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Individuals from traditionally underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply.

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    Supplemental Questions

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  • Do you possess a Bachelor's degree in engineering, architecture, construction management or other facilities related field.
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  • Applicant Documents

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  • Resume
  • Cover Letter / Letter of Application
  • Unofficial Transcripts 1
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