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TBR | The College System of Tennessee

The Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) is Tennessee's largest higher education system, governing 40 post-secondary educational institutions with over 200 teaching locations. The TBR system includes 13 community colleges and 27 colleges of applied technology, providing programs to students across the state, country and world.

Manager of Facilities

  • Nashville, Tennessee, United States
  • Staff
  • Staff Full-Time

Title: Manager of Facilities

POSITION SUMMARY
Manages the daily operation of the College’s physical plant and campus facilities

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS/JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Supervises maintenance and HVAC staff. Responsible for creating and managing a preventive maintenance program for all campus utility systems. Negotiates preventive maintenance contracts. Manages current records and blueprints for all sewage, water, electrical, gas and HVAC systems. Inspects all contractor repairs for completeness and compliance with codes.

Oversees facilities service contracts for janitorial, landscaping, etc. Regularly meets with service contractors to ensure smooth delivery of services. Coordinates routine maintenance and facilities projects with departments across campus. In collaboration with the Executive Director, establishes department goals and objectives. Assists with preparation of the department operating budget.

Keeps Executive Director informed of contract or contractor issues. Assists the Executive Director with capital projects and renovations, consistent with TBR policies. Provides monthly reporting on work orders and other metrics. Stays abreast of emerging technologies related to facilities maintenance/management. Serves as the primary contact for Campus Directors concerning purchase orders. Coordinates regular and ongoing safety training for the department, including OSHA, MDS, Bloodborne pathogens, forklift safety, etc.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
High school diploma or GED

Seven years’ increasingly responsible experience in physical plant maintenance

Five years’ supervisory experience

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Experience managing maintenance operations for multiple locations/campuses

Experience overseeing facilities maintenance in a higher education setting

Experience with budget development/preparation

Experience negotiating contracts

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Excellent customer service skills. Knowledge of basic construction, plumbing, electrical and preventive maintenance principles. Working knowledge of central plant, chiller operations and related utility systems
Ability to travel to all campus locations as needed. Basic computer skills. Ability to plan and estimate building and maintenance costs.

Open Until Filled: Yes

Rate of Pay: $55,050 to $68,813, depending on experience

Special Instructions to Applicants: Unofficial transcripts are acceptable for the application process. Official transcripts are required upon hire. Applicants may be subject to a background check.

Nashville State offers flexible work arrangements for positions that qualify.

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