Director, Facilities and Construction

Job Opportunities at Atlantic Cape

This position is exempt from the bargaining unit. The Director of Facilities is responsible for repairs and maintenance at all three college campuses and is responsible for environmental (custodial) services at all three campus locations. This position will provide project management oversight and operations support in the areas of facilities management and construction.
Posted: 06-16-2022
Campus: No Preference
Salary: $80,000
  • Directs Facilities Management operations of all three campuses
  • Directs Environmental Management operations of all three campuses
  • Directs the Plant Project Manager on construction contracts, contractor schedules and payments
  • Provides direction and oversight in the development of plans for physical plant maintenance
  • Manages and directs the work of the facilities and environmental (custodial) staff
  • Conducts performance evaluations that are timely and constructive
  • With the Chief Business Officer, establishes, implements, and manages the Facilities and Environmental services operating budgets
  • Ensures compliance with all local, state, and federal laws related to facilities and environmental
  • Develops positive working relationships with all college constituents
  • Must be available in emergency situations
  • Responsible for department payrolls
  • Maintains files of warranties, records, licenses, inspections, service agreements, and contracts for various pieces of equipment
  • Oversees the maintenance of the inventory, storage, and distribution of Facilities equipment
  • Provides recommendations for the purchase of new equipment
  • Supports the Plant Project Manager in the planning and management of capital projects
  • Ensures the satisfactory operation, maintenance, and improvement of facilities as determined by the users of the facilities
  • Responsible for setting standards, developing and oversight of the implementation of a routine preventative maintenance schedule
  • Ensures compliance with standards set
  • Collaborates with Chief Business Officer and Plant Project Manager to identify renovation or maintenance needs
  • Prepares job estimates and reviews bids for projects to be completed by outside contractors
  • Inspects and approves work completed by outside contractors
  • Performs related duties as assigned


Minimum Requirements:


  • Bachelor's degree



  • A minimum of ten (10) years of progressively responsible experience in building maintenance/building operations
  • A minimum of seven (7) years of supervisory experience
  • Experience supervising under a collective bargaining agreement preferred
  • Experience working on a college or university campus preferred
  • Knowledge of Green Environment standards helpful
  • Demonstrated experience in project management, time management, and organizational management with the ability to manage details of multiple and complex projects within firm schedules
  • Fiscal and budget management knowledge and experience
  • Knowledge of and experience with applicable laws, ordinances, and codes related to maintenance and environmental departments within a facility


 Competencies and Skills: 

  • Ability to quickly learn the equipment and facilities to be maintained and secured
  • Quality Management - Looks for ways to improve and promote quality and demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness
  • Project Management - Communicates changes and progress, completes projects on time and budget, and manages project team activities
  • Communication - Speaks and writes clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, listens and gets clarification, responds well to questions, and participates in meetings
  • Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities, exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views, gives and welcomes feedback, and supports everyone's efforts to succeed
  • Managing People - Takes responsibility for subordinates' activities, is available to staff, provides regular performance feedback, and improves processes, products, and services


Terms of Employment

  • This position is located at the Mays Landing Campus, with responsibilities across all three campuses. This position requires a flexible schedule at any campus and at college events.


Candidates must send a letter and resume to the Human Resources Specialist, Atlantic Cape Community College, 5100 Black Horse Pike, Mays Landing, NJ 08330. Email to Deadline: 07-07-2022.

As a "New Jersey First Act" Employer, Atlantic Cape Community College requires new employees who live out of state to establish a primary residence in New Jersey within one year unless an exemption applies.