The Building Services Director provides leadership and management to the department in successfully planning and leading daily and long range programs for the effective operation of building systems, energy efficiency, life safety and code compliance, repair and replacement of building components, a comprehensive preventive maintenance program, predictive maintenance, and collaborating on recommending strategic investments in deferred maintenance and capital projects. This position works together with members of the senior leadership team in Facilities Operations, to sustain a high-performance service culture that promotes sound planning and excellent execution and leads organizational efforts to foster a safe, respectful and diverse work environment that values its people. This position also works closely with administrators in the schools and departments within the university to ensure that facilities meet programmatic requirements and remain compliant.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration, or related business area; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Progressive experience in managing institutional facility maintenance or construction activities or an equivalent combination of training and directly related experience; ability to establish strategic goals and objectives and manage a budget; a demonstrated commitment to customer service; a continuous quality improvement focus; sensitivity in working with diverse groups; ability to motivate staff and promote a safe and respectful environment, and excellent communication skills.
Minimum of 10 years progressive experience in a higher education institution; 5 years supervisory experience; experience with energy management and control systems related to integrated building automation systems; experience with the development and control of budgets; experience integrating current technologies into facilities maintenance operations (Mobile Aim), and BIM; and a commitment to sustainability. Experience with Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS). Very strong people skills and a positive history of reshaping unit cultures through change management.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Internal Number: 152617
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