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Senior Director Facility Operations
The Senior Director Facility Operations is a senior member of the division’s leadership team and is responsible for approximately 260 employees in support of 4.5 million square feet of building space constructed on 136 acres of land. The Senior Director currently has four direct reports and provides leadership to managers, supervisors, operations, and administrative staff to ensure all physical assets including buildings, landscape, and utilities infrastructure on the Johns Hopkins University Homewood Campus, and at select off site properties, are operated and maintained at the highest quality levels and in an efficient fashion. These areas of supervision include facilities maintenance and repair, custodial services, landscape services, utilities generation and distribution, engineering, and Residential Life facilities. In addition, this position provides leadership and oversight of a number of University-wide programs including energy procurement, deferred maintenance, and maintenance strategies, as well as specific technical support for independent academic centers, divisions, and real estate. This position reports to the Vice President Facilities & Real Estate.

Position: Senior Director Facility Operations
Organization: John Hopkins University
Location: Baltimore,  MD 
United States
Posting Start Date: 7/22/2021
Date Posted: 7/22/2021
Requirements Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory)

A Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline or technical equivalent and a minimum of ten years of progressive managerial experience in a facilities environment is required.

Additional education may substitute for required experience and additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bargaining Unit experience in an academic environment. 
  • A strong mechanical or electrical background and experience with large campus utility infrastructures.
  • Master’s degree and/or professional certifications in technical or facility management related disciplines.
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Requires ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with diverse constituencies and must have outstanding customer service and consensus building skills. 
  • Requires ability to successfully create plans and prioritize, execute, and monitor strategic operational plans that focus on reliability, mission effectiveness, and cost efficiency, using technology. 
  • Requires ability to use technology to monitor and improve operations. Demonstrated use of analytical/numerical thinking and trending, assessing, and measuring effectiveness in order to make effective decisions. Demonstrated data analysis skills (able to track, manipulate, and analyze data) and ability to identify patterns and trends and make recommendations for improvements.  
  • Requires ability to provide leadership and direction for maximizing asset value and maintaining multiple use facilities and large scale complexes. 
  • Requires ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with diverse constituencies and must have outstanding customer service and consensus building skills. 
  • Excellent executive-level written and oral communication skills are required. 
  • Computer literacy and working knowledge of engineering plans and specifications. 
  • Experience in performance management is essential.
Physical Requirements
Sitting in a normal seated position for extended periods of time.
Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction.
Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s), for example, using a keyboard.
Ability to see within normal parameters.
Ability to hear within normal range.
Ability to move about.
Status: This listing expires on: 7/22/2022
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Organization Information
John Hopkins University

Baltimore,  MD 21211
United States
(724) 935-7500 x104
Tom Dunn - Managing Director