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Date:  May 23, 2022                                                              Application Deadline:  Open until filled


Position Title:  Assistant Director of Facilities                      FLSA:  Exempt


Job Type:  Regular/Full-Time


Salary:  Commensurate with Experience



SUMMARY:  The Assistant Director of Facilities directs and manages the overall maintenance of the campus under the direct supervision of the Director of Facilities by ensuring that all College facilities are structurally sound, mechanically operational, electrically efficient, and safe.  Performs comprehensive technical maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of mechanical and electrical equipment and develops, documents, and administers preventive maintenance programs for all mechanical and electrical equipment. Oversees and coordinates the work of other facilities maintenance staff in the absence of the Director.




  • Monitors and reviews skilled professional landscape gardening tasks such as pruning, applying fungicides, herbicides, and fertilizers, detecting and treating diseases and insect problems, repairing damaged landscapes, and other specialized work.
  • Monitors and coordinates maintenance and repair of all building electrical facilities and systems, heating, ventilation, and cooling systems, boilers, and plumbing systems; performs mid-level technical maintenance and repair tasks as appropriate.
  • Supervises personnel which typically include recommendations for hiring, firing, performance evaluation, training, work allocation, and problem resolution.
  • Investigates and troubleshoots problems with facilities systems across the campus, and coordinates problem resolution as appropriate.
  • Troubleshoots and resolves or oversees the resolution of routine maintenance problems, such as structural problems, cabinet repair, or basic mechanical or other equipment malfunctions.
  • Oversees and coordinates routine facilities maintenance activities for the campus, including snow removal; may perform routine maintenance tasks, as required.
  • Provides oversight of security personnel, as well as camera systems.
  • Develop a plan for 24-7 coverage relating to building usage, custodial, grounds, maintenance, safety, security, and emergencies.
  • Monitors, operates, and troubleshoots the digital HVAC control system for the campus; participates in the development and operation of a computerized maintenance management system.
  • As appropriate, contacts and coordinates external service agencies to schedule repair work and ensure timely and effective work order completion.
  • Inspects work completed by workers and contractors and ensures that all time, materials used, and maintenance records are properly documented.
  • Perform and coordinate the usage of facilities by college personnel/groups and organizations within the community; set-ups, teardowns, and clean-up, staff scheduling, and the assignment of overtime.
  • Ensures adequate stocks and serviceability of necessary maintenance supplies and equipment; purchases materials, supplies, and/or equipment as appropriate.
  • Prepares and maintains records on all maintenance activities.
  • Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies; promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices.
  • Maintain a building keying system and master keying record of all keys issued to and retrieved from employees.
  • Prepare various personnel actions, including time sheets, and accurate, timely, and instructive annual evaluations for custodial staff; implement corrective actions when necessary.
  • Provide information and respond to questions from faculty, staff, students, and the public; perform investigations and seek resolution of complaints and concerns.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.





A High School Diploma or GED and four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in general buildings and grounds maintenance, installation, construction, custodial duties, plumbing, and electrical or appliance repair. A minimum of two (2) years of supervisory experience is required





  • Mechanical — Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
  • Customer and Personal Service — Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Administration and Management — Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • Public Safety and Security — Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.
  • English Language — Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Production and Processing — Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
  • Management of Personnel Resources — Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.
  • Monitoring — Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
  • Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.
  • Time Management — Managing one's own time and the time of others.
  • Judgment and Decision Making — Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
    • Quality Control Analysis — Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.



  • Repetitive hand motions and prolonged use of computer;
  • Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 75 pounds
  • Sitting for extended periods of time.


WORK ENVIRONMENT:  Extensive physical activity. Requires strenuous physical work; heavy lifting, pushing or pulling required of objects over 75 pounds.


APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  A complete application must include:  1) a letter of interest, 2) a resume, 3) a copy of unofficial transcripts conferring required and/or preferred degree, and 4) names, addresses, and phone numbers of three professional references.


Candidates who are invited for interviews will be required to submit official transcripts.


References will be contacted in conjunction with interviews.


Required application materials should be sent to:  humanresources@nnmc.edu.





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