Texas Tech University Director of Facilities in Lubbock, Texas

Director of Facilities

Requisition ID 13726BR

Work Location Lubbock

Org Level 1 Texas Tech University

Campus Texas Tech University

Department Architecture

Position Description Directs, plans, coordinates and supervises the operation and activities of a specialized unit or small department; develops and implements policies and procedures, administers the budget, organizes tasks and sets priorities. Serves as liaison with university personnel and community at large. Works under general supervision with broad latitude for initiative and independent judgment.

Major/Essential Functions

  • Serves as a leader for all matters concerning College of Architecture (CoA) facilities.

  • Reports to the Executive Director.

  • Plans, directs, coordinates, and reviews the work of CoA shop employees and students (model/wood/digital design shops)

  • Assigns work activities and coordinates schedules, projects, and programs with CoA committees, direct reports, and campus departments; provides constructive feedback; reviews and evaluates work and utilizes performance metrics to inform recommendations and identify risks.

  • Inspires, coaches, trains, and motivates hourly staff and students to achieve a collaborative environment; directs the workflow and prioritization of facility and shop projects and measures staff performance and takes appropriate corrective action when necessary; prepares work plans; implements or recommends corrective actions, as appropriate.

  • Ensures facilities are maintained and improved within scope, schedule, and budget; and that all space usage objectives are successfully met.

  • Develops, administers, maintains, and oversees a unit budget and facilities staff succession plan; provides leadership and project management, schedules, and budgets; provides recommendations and forecasts for future funds needed for equipment, materials, and supplies; reviews and approves unit expenditures and ensures all service agreements are managed effectively.

  • Ensures operational and aesthetic readiness for facilities.

  • Ensures accountability and compliance with all current and applicable state and federal laws, CoA policies and procedures, rules and regulations.

  • Ensures compliance with Environmental Health and Safety rules, and implements best practices regarding health and safety for students, staff, and faculty.

  • Creates and executes a monthly and annual prioritization plan.

  • Assists with facilitating room assignments and correlated activities such as furniture moves.

Required Qualifications Bachelor's degree in related area required plus five years progressively responsible management experience. Additional education may substitute for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Supervisory experience.

  • Experience with project management and experience executing outcomes based on milestones and deadlines.

  • Understanding of building component systems, and annual maintenance strategies.

  • Exposure to design and space utilization strategies.

EEO Statement As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Does this position work in a research laboratory? No

Required Attachments Cover Letter

Professional/Personal References

Resume / CV

Optional Attachments Recommendation/Referral

Job Type Full Time

Pay Basis Monthly

Minimum Hire Rate 4413.91

Pay Statement Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Travel Required Up to 25%

Shift Day

Grant Funded? No

Job Group Professionals

Removal Date 07/10/2018