Director of Facilities Operations - Muncie, Indiana
Ball State University
Ball State University is accepting applications for a professional position as Director of Facilities Operations available May 8, 2017.
The Facilities Planning and Management department oversees the maintenance of all academic and administrative buildings and infrastructure on the campus of Ball State University. This position directs skilled trades including carpenters, electronics, electricians, environmental control, HVAC, locksmiths, painters, plumbers, heat plant operators, and geothermal energy station operators. This position reports directly to the Associate Vice President for Facilities Planning and Management and is a member of the department’s senior staff management team.
Major responsibilities: Direct and manage all maintenance operation activities for all Academic and Administrative facilities, steam and condensate central plant, geothermal hot and chilled water central plants, all infrastructure systems.
Minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Architecture or other related field from an accredited college or university with proven mechanical and electrical knowledge.
Ten years of experience related to facilities maintenance operation; experience managing bargaining unit employees; experience with the production and distribution of steam and chilled water; experience in budgeting and budget requests; knowledge and experience with architectural, mechanical, plumbing, fire protection, and electrical systems; Knowledge and experience with OSHA, IDEM, and EPA regulations, fire and safety codes, uniform building codes, and mechanical, plumbing, and electrical codes.
Preferred qualifications: Master’s degree from an accredited college or university; Experience in a related position with a higher education institution; Registration: Professional Engineer in the State of Indiana or obtain a license through “comity” within a reasonable amount of time.
Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.
Apply on-line at http://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/6274. Include the following documents with your application: Resume and cover letter. Review of applications will begin immediately and applications will be accepted through April 24, 2017. (Candidates scheduled for interviews will be required to submit copies of transcripts for the highest degree earned prior to the in-person interview. Original/Official transcripts will be required at time of hire.)
Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 190 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation.
Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders – committed to improving the quality of life for all. The university offers an excellent benefits package.
Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.