Director of Facilities - Missouri Baptist University

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** This position is offered through National Management Resources, a service provider, and is not a direct hire through Missouri Baptist University. **

National Management Resources has provided facilities management services for over 40 years. We work in educational settings, including K-12 facilities, boarding schools, colleges, and universities all over the country. We offer competitive wages.

Director of Facilities Benefits: 

  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Health, dental & vision insurance
  • 401K
  • Short-term disability

Director of Facilities Responsibilities:

The Director of Facilities is responsible for managing the custodial and maintenance departments. The Director ensures the buildings on campus are in good condition presenting a positive first impression. The Director interacts with various constituents including administration, faculty, staff, and students. Primary attention is given to the students with a focus on keeping the facilities in great condition to promote student learning and satisfaction. The Director works closely with the administration to align campus resources with the institution’s vision and strategic goals. The following skills and attributes are required for successful management of the campus physical plant:

  • Customer service focus;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication;
  • The ability to communicate effectively with various audiences;
  • Time management and strategic planning;
  • Conflict resolution and composure in stressful situations;
  • Problem-solving and creative thinking;
  • Team building;
  • Developing and managing budgets; and
  • Embracing a servant leadership attitude.

In addition to these important management skills, the Director of Facilities should have the requisite technical training and experience to manage the complex aspects of the campus physical plant. Technical skills required for the position include:

  • Fundamental knowledge of building infrastructure maintenance and repair;
  • Understanding of HVAC, electrical, and plumbing systems;
  • Life Safety Code, OSHA, and EPA compliance;
  • Contractor management;
  • Development and Management of Deferred Maintenance Plans;
  • Development and Management of Preventive Maintenance Plans;
  • Custodial management practices.

The Director of Facilities manages a variety of disciplines and is responsible for planning and managing activities occurring on campus, which vary throughout the year. A well-organized and effective team leader is required to ensure the smooth functioning of the campus physical plant.

Applicants should send cover letter and resume to Oran.Woodworth@mobap.edu.