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Director of Facilities

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Work type: Full Time Administrative
Location: Lake County, IN
Categories: Administrative/Professional, Facilities/Maintenance

General Description of Position: Directs and administers all facilities management operations for the Ivy Tech Lake County campus, including all construction and renovation projects. Major areas of responsibility and supervision include maintaining the physical operations of the campus in a safe, secure and clean environment and in good functional and structural repair. The Director provides immediate supervision for the facilities staff at all Lake County locations, including East Chicago, Crown Point and Gary. This position reports directly to the Executive Director of Administration.  
Major Responsibilities: Assists in the direction of the following:

Department budget and expenditures.

Standard and ad hoc Regional Office reporting.

Facility Repair & Rehabilitation, Parking lot and Drive projects from planning through implementation.

New construction and major renovation projects from planning through implementation.

Long-term facility needs including new leasehold, new construction, and cooperative or joint-use facilities.

Recommendation and negotiation of outside contractors for plant operations and/or security services.

Maintain, update and ensure timely and effective implementation of the maintenance schedule for all facilities, parking lots, grounds, vehicles and equipment.

Daily oversight and direction of Campus Maintenance Coordinators, maintenance personnel and outside contractors for Campus facilities, parking lot, grounds, vehicles and equipment projects.

Ensure compliance with all OSHA standards.

Reporting Staff’s evaluations, timesheets, supervision and disciplinary procedures following personnel policies and procedures.

Staff work schedules

All other duties as assigned - the above list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive, other duties logically associated with the position may be assigned.


Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, blue prints, schematics, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before small groups of employees.


Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor degree, preferably in a related field, with five years related work experience; or industry related certifications with seven years related work experience is required.

Three years supervisory experience is required.

Must be able and willing to travel.

Must be able to work flexible hours.

Familiar with building, plumbing, fire and electrical codes.

Ability to plan and estimate time and materials

Must have the ability to read blue prints and schematics.

Must have experience in construction and public works projects.

Must have experience in working with local zoning administrators and permit authorities.

Must have excellent communication, management and organizational skills.

Experience with Microsoft Office products.
Preferred Qualifications: Project management experience preferred.

Experience with Indiana’s public bidding process, preferred.
Other Requirements:

Selected candidate for employment will be subject to pre-employment background checks, including criminal history check, and any offer of employment will be contingent upon that outcome.

Position requires sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of the College students and employees.

Positivity, creativity, flexibility in working schedule.  (Ability to work days and some evenings) focused on student support and success

Fully supports the College’s mission and strategic plan initiatives.

Work Hours:


Hiring Range:

$63,000 - $70,000

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

Attach a cover letter, resume, and 3 references (names, address, phone number).

Copies of transcripts may be required at time of interview.  Original hard copies of transcripts will be required at time of hire.



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