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Executive Director of Facility Services

Louisiana State University of Alexandria (LSUA) is seeking applications for the position of Executive Director of Facility Services.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

• Long range campus planning, implementation of Campus Master Plan, help in the preparation and administration of Capital Outlay Programs. Liaison for capital outlay projects with the LSU System Property and Facilities Offices and the state office of Facility Planning and Control.
• Design and construction of renovation and alteration projects for campus facilities. Reviews project plans and specifications for adherence to design standards and to insure designs meet University requirements.
• Managing construction projects on campus by acting as owner liaison with the Contractor and/or Architect/Engineer. Monitors field construction for compliance with plans, specifications, and safety guidelines.
• Operations and maintenance of University facilities and insuring that Facility Services departments operate within their assigned budgets.
• Preparing reports and records on departmental activities for submission to management as required.
• Insuring that Facility Services has all programs and procedure in place to meet requirements of accreditation.
• Directing, through subordinates, all administrative, craft, professional, clerical activities required for operation and maintenance function including administration of deferred maintenance program. Prepares and coordinates, through subordinate supervisory personnel, training programs to insure employees are up to date on departmental procedures and equipment.
• Technical oversight on campus energy program. Manages Utility Budget and prepares utility use and cost projections if needed.
• Enforcement of University, LSU System, State and Federal rules, regulations, and policies regarding facilities.
• Developing information designed to keep serviced customers informed of departmental projects. Promotes goodwill though public relations efforts such as visits to individuals and departments that receive services from Facility Services.
• Managing Facility Services budgets and accounts to ensure all projects/activities fall within budgeted allocations for each fiscal year.
• Additional duties and responsibilities as assigned by Supervisor.


QUALIFICATIONS:

• Bachelors’ degree in Construction Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Business Administration, or related field; and a minimum of five (5) years supervisory experience in related field required. Master Degree Preferred.
• Experience in project management; construction related projects; facility planning and management; and/or utility services management preferred.
• Working knowledge or better of all applications in the Microsoft Office Suite required.
• Experience with managing large budgets preferred.
• Ability to communicate well with various campus constituents (verbal and written) required.


HOURS: Eight (8) hours per day, Monday –Friday 40 hours a week. Additional hours worked as needed.

All applicants must submit a letter of application, resume’, copies of official transcripts, and three letters of recommendation. Review of completed application packets will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. Send all application materials to: (Email is preferred)

Deron Thaxton
Chief Information Officer
8100 Hwy 71 South
Alexandria, LA 71302
dthaxton@lsua.edu
(318) 473-6574

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