Ferris State University has retained Management Business Solutions to be a “value-add” partner to their recruitment for this position. As a solution-based staffing organization; we have aligned our processes to mirror Ferris’s talent strategies to identify, screen, and recruit qualified candidates.
Directs the management and operation of campus facilities by coordination, supervision and leadership, to include:
Operation and maintenance of campus buildings, grounds, roads and walks
Transportation services (motor pool & bus operations)
Power plant and Utilities
Facilities development, extension and renovation
Shipping, receiving, and mailroom
Disposition of surplus goods.
Maintain all buildings, grounds, and facilities
Manage all functional areas of responsibility for the Physical Plant through supervision of the assigned leaders
Develop, maintain, and monitor all Physical Plant operations and projects, and related budgets
Maintain a collaborative work environment with all represented and non-represented Ferris employees
Work with University administration to continuously improve the service levels and develop the necessary organization to fulfill Physical Plant responsibilities in support of the Strategic Plan and other initiatives
Provide the support and leadership that inspires excellence
Utilize Physical Plant Project Management staff to develop and maintain project planning in conjunction with the Campus Master Plan, including new construction, renovations, grounds, and building maintenance
Work with various state and federal governmental agencies to coordinate project funding and related reporting/record-keeping
Manage the departments in compliance with collective bargaining agreements, policies, procedures, and regulations
Perform any other duties assigned
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Communicate effectively with the Vice President of Administration and Finance, along with other University staff, both verbally and in writing
identify and implement leading-edge technology to enhance University processes and services
effectively manage time, negotiate contracts, create and carry out strategic planning, work independently, and work varied hours.
Minimum requirement: Bachelor's degree in Facilities Engineering / Business Administration or related field(s).
Minimum five to ten years of progressive, supervisory/management experience in institutional or industrial facilities.
Must possess demonstrated skills in project management, financial management and budgeting, planning, scheduling, employee relations, supervision, and computer information systems.
ADDITIONAL EDUCATION/EXPERIENCES TO BE CONSIDERED:
Any equivalent combination of education, training and experience, which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities, will be considered.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Salary commensurate with education, experiences and other requirements.
Comprehensive benefits package (health care, vacation, etc.)
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS:
Submit Cover Letter & Resume
Initial Application Review Date: 02/26/2021
Ferris State University, an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, is committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity within its community. Ferris offers employment opportunities to qualified candidates seeking careers in a student-focused environment that values opportunity, collaboration, diversity and educational excellence.
Learn more about the Ferris Mission and community at the Ferris State University website. The University actively seeks applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and other underrepresented groups. For more information on the University’s Policy on Non-Discrimination, visit: visit: Ferris Non-Discrimination Statement
MANAGEMENT BUSINESS SOLUTIONS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER