SCUP

Director, Campus Operations

Greensboro, NC

Posted: 3/19/21
Deadline: 5/15/21

About This Organization

Bennett College is a private historically black liberal arts college for women in Greensboro, North Carolina that prepares women of color through a transformative liberal arts education to lead with purpose, integrity, and a strong sense of self-worth. Bennett provides educational access to students while promoting inquiry, civic engagement, social justice, lifelong learning, and equity for all.

Job Duties

GENERAL SUMMARY:

The Director of Campus Operations is responsible for coordinating and integrating College resources, activities, and time to ensure a safe and healthy environment for the entire College community. The Director will oversee building maintenance, grounds, custodial services, manage vendor selection and contracts, the College’s Mailroom Services, and plan and monitor the departments operating budget.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

• Administer oversight for all aspects of facilities management and operations for the College
physical resources
• Work directly with the AVP of Operations and Logistics to establish and implement short- and
long-range facilities goals, policies and operating procedures
• Make routine inspections of campus areas to ensure the highest level of facilities maintenance
standards are met
• Coordinate system repairs and monitor system performance
• Maintain adequate inventory of supplies and equipment and procure items as required
• Supervise facilities personnel
• Coordinate with the AVP of Operations and Logistics on renovation and repair projects
• Ensure facilities meet compliance standards. accreditation standards, and government
requirements
• Develop and manage vendor contracts
• Coordinate comprehensive facilities assessment for all campus buildings
• Monitor and document the College’s energy and utilities utilization to include cost saving energy
projects
• Supervise Mail Services staff and operations
• Prepare and manage annual budgets for the department to include replacement and renewal of
equipment and facility repairs and to continually monitor expenditures to ensure funds are
effectively utilized
• Establish best practices and standard operating procedures related to all aspects of facilities
maintenance and operation including quality control, asset management, safety, regulatory
compliance and training
• Coordinate with the Director of Campus Safety to develop and implement protocols to respond to
emergencies
• Participate in the College’s Strategic Planning Process
• Provide monthly status reports to AVP of Operations and Logistics detailing activities for each
unit of the Department

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

• Competent writing and communication skills – including the ability to communicate technical
information
• Management skills, particularly problem solving and decision-making
• Computer literacy and knowledge of Microsoft 360The ability to prioritize and multi-task
• Time management skills
• Teamwork, leadership, and motivational skills
• Ability to effectively organize and direct personnel during crisis or emergency situations
• Ability to work with engineers, architects, contractors and other representatives of trade in
management and construction and renovation projects
• Procurement and negotiation
• Proactive thinking
• Understanding of soft and hard service delivery
• Passionate about delivering consistent excellence
• Possession of a valid motor vehicle operator’s license

Required Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Required:
At least 3 years’ experience in facilities management position
Proven experience in staff supervision and training
Foundation degree or a relation qualification in management, engineering, or business studies

Preferred:
Bachelor’s degree in Civil, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or related discipline
Higher education facilities management experience


Other Info

HOW TO APPLY:

Interested candidates should submit a complete applicant packet, which includes the following documents:
• online application for employment (found at www.bennett.edu)
o click on “Quick Links” at the top of the home page
o click on “Employment Opportunities”
o click on “Click Here to Apply” and follow the instructions
The following are required documents to be attached to your application:
• cover letter
• resume
• unofficial transcripts from every college and university attended
o official transcripts are required if an offer of employment is accepted


Required Application Materials

Online Application, Cover Letter, Resume, Unofficial Transcripts