Position Title: Director of Facilities Management - Closes June 9, 2023 at 5:00 p.m.

Department: Facilities

Reports Directly to: VP of Campus Services

Status: Exempt; Full-time

Salary: $55,000 to $71,763

Summary of Duties:

  • Manage campus facilities operations including all buildings and grounds, and utilities, to provide a safe, healthy, and comfortable environment for students, faculty, and staff. The individual in this position is responsible for the scheduling and supervision of maintenance and repair activities, contracted services, and custodial services, and ensuring the physical operation of the college meets budgetary and strategic objectives. Duties include but are not limited to the following:
  • Maintain supplies or materials to maintain inventory and ensure the availability of items required.
  • Specific knowledge-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job including methods, techniques, materials, and tools used in HVAC installation, maintenance, and repair work while practicing safe practices and procedures.
  • Distribute all work orders and ensure they are completed.
  • Ability to analyze problems, identify solutions, and take appropriate action.
  • Directs, supervises, and evaluates department staff; ensures staff receives training related to specific job tasks and responsibilities.
  • Directs, schedules, and oversees external contractors (electricians, plumbers, excavators, roofers, painters, landscapers, etc.)
  • Develops and monitors department budget; orders equipment and supplies and monitors inventory; makes requests for capital outlay expenditures as needed.
  • Develops, implements, and supervises preventative maintenance and renovation for buildings, grounds, mechanical and electrical, and utility systems.
  • Serves as administrator responsible for facility safety and meeting physical ADA compliance standards, works closely with staff and state officials to meet college and OSHA requirements.
  • Prepares specifications for projects; estimates costs of equipment, materials, labor, and supplies; prepares bid specifications for projects, equipment, and contracted services; oversees site and building projects performed by outside contractors.
  • Develops specifications for cost-effective campus energy management systems; supervise the operations, maintenance, and repair of such systems.
  • Ensures the proper disposal of hazardous and controlled wastes in compliance with regulations and guidelines; works directly with outside agencies such as OSHA, and local state health departments as required.
  • Evaluates the need for and arrange employee training sessions (bloodborne pathogens, OSHA, MSDS, and other job-related training) both in-house and off campus.
  • Contributes to strategic planning by evaluating and projecting future facility needs and proposing options to achieve them.
  • Will work a minimum of eight (8) hours during Powwow weekend as needed; and performs other related tasks as requested.

Supervisory Responsibilities: Maintenance Supervisor, Custodian Supervisor, Motor Pool Supervisor

Working Conditions:

  • Normal working hours are from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday
  • One-hour unpaid lunch break
  • The position requires working days, evenings, some weekends, and holidays. Additional hours may be required to complete projects or in emergencies. Subject to working in hot or cold temperatures.

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to climb a ladder and work at heights of 20 ft. or higher.
  • Must be able to stand or bend for hours at a time; and
  • Must be competent with all hand and power tools required.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, building trades, or related field, or experience equivalency (2 years of similar and relevant work level experience = 1 year of college). A combination of experience and education may be used to meet the bachelor’s degree requirement.
  • Must show evidence of working knowledge of construction management, RFPs, and RFQs development, contractor bid process and award, budget preparation and
    administration, and facility assessment.
  • Five or more years of progressively more responsible experience in facility maintenance, with three or more years of supervisory experience, or; a combination of education and experience commensurate with the requirements of this position
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with college faculty, staff, and administrators.
  • Experience in operational and strategic planning as well as budget development.
  • Ability to effectively communicate ideas and information in a written and oral format to administrative staff and professional colleagues.
  • Applicant must possess a valid ND driver’s license and must have an acceptable motor vehicle record. Submit a copy of your current driver’s license with your application.

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Knowledge of work, impact, quality improvement, self-reliance, work standards, technical/ professional self-development, teamwork, written communications, oral
    presentations, delegation, performance results, negotiation, sensitivity, initiative, analysis, decisiveness, dependability, planning & organizing, persuasiveness, attention to detail, stress tolerance, judgment, commitment to college, informal communications, and influence.
  • Knowledgeable in Microsoft Suite (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)

Required Documents:

  • UTTC Application
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • ND Driver’s License

Opening Date: May 26, 2023

Closing Date: June 9, 2023 5:00 pm

Additional Information:

United Tribes Technical College (UTTC) does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religious preference, age, handicap, marital status, political preference, or membership or non-membership in an employee organization, except as allowed by the Indian preference provision of the civil rights act of 1964, as amended.

A conviction record will not necessarily be a bar from employment. This information will only be used for job-related purposes and only to the extent permitted by applicable law. Federal laws require that employers hire only individuals who are authorized to be lawfully employed in the United States. In compliance with such laws, UTTC will verify the status of every individual offered employment with UTTC. UTTC will not sponsor work-related visas.

Applicants are responsible for providing proof of enrollment in a federally recognized tribe if Indian preference is claimed. Applicants are responsible for providing a copy of his/her United States Government Form DD214 or his/her honorable discharge certificate from any branch of the military service if veteran’s preference is claimed. Failure to provide proof will result in loss of Indian or veteran preference in employment.

Application and required documents can be completed and submitted online at https://uttc.edu/careers/, via email to vpatterson@uttc.edu, or mail to Human Resources Department, United Tribes Technical College, 3315 University Drive, Bismarck, ND 58504. Applications and Required Documents received after the closing date and time of a job posting will NOT be considered.

Upon selection, the applicant is responsible for obtaining and completing a Transcript Request Form from the last institution attended. The applicant will submit the completed form to the Human Resources Department. The Human Resources Department will cover any fees required to obtain official transcripts.