The Building Services Director provides leadership and management to the department in successfully planning and leading daily and long-range programs for the effective operation of building systems, energy efficiency, life safety and code compliance, repair and replacement of building components, a comprehensive preventive maintenance program, predictive maintenance, and collaborating on recommending strategic investments in deferred maintenance and capital projects. This position works together with members of the senior leadership team in Facilities Operations, to sustain a high- performance service culture that promotes sound planning and excellent execution and leads organizational efforts to foster a safe, respectful and diverse work environment that values its people. This position also works closely with administrators in the schools and departments within the university to ensure that facilities meet programmatic requirements and remain compliant.
Education and Experience:
Engineer Supervisor: Bachelor’s degree in the engineering discipline related to the area of assignment and four years of related engineering experience; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions. Architect Supervisor: Bachelor’s degree related to the area of assignment and four years of related experience; or equivalent combination of training and experience. Licensed to practice architecture or landscape architecture by the North Carolina Board of Architecture or the North Carolina Board of Landscape Architects. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
The ideal candidate should have knowledge of professional engineering/architect theory, techniques, practices and procedures; organizational structure, historical, budgetary and/or extraneous factors or implications; skills in applying this knowledge. Ability to apply thorough knowledge of local, state and federal regulations governing the area of work. Ability to apply thorough knowledge of supervisory practices and skill in supervising others, including communication skills, how to delegate and assign work, how to deal effectively with difficult employees, how to evaluate performance and to conduct investigations and participate in disciplinary actions; ability to mentor new supervisors; knowledge of state government's human resources interview policies and procedures; thorough knowledge of management concerns (e.g. financial, organizational, and/or strategic objectives). Ability to apply thorough knowledge of applicable information technology, and the impact of work with other systems and program. Ability to apply extensive knowledge of strategic planning methodologies and practices.
Ability to coach and facilitate the enhancement of employee competencies as appropriate to the needs of the work unit. Ability to manage resources effectively to provide for employee training and growth to meet the operational goals and objectives. Ability to address quality monitoring and performance improvement issues for the unit or area of specialty. Ability to coordinate and/or develop career progression strategies for a unit or region. Ability to provide oversight of budget administration as it relates to a specific or multiple program(s).
Ability to independently assess, plan, implement and evaluate work. Ability to make staff assignments and delegate with guidance from policies, procedures and protocols. Ability to recognize problematic processes and procedures affecting operational or physical product. May require ability to offer recommendations for improvements.
Ability to lead a transition from old to new programs at the unit level. Ability to participate in the development and implement administrative rules and policies. Ability to communicate moderately complex programmatic information or engineering/architect considerations internal or external to the organization. May require ability to interpret fiscal rules and regulations internal to the organization. Ability to review and approve written reports, often of moderate complexity. Ability to ensure that fiscal rules and regulations are interpreted correctly. Ability to develop contacts and relationships with varied
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