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Sodexo is seeking a Director 2 Facilities Operations for Troy University in Troy, Alabama, 1 hour south of Montgomery, AL state capital. Our successful candidate will have 5 years of experience with Director level FM in a campus setting managing Maintenance Grounds and Custodial and experience collaborating with campus Residence Life, Athletics departments and Deans. Our leader will execute our client-partner vision with a high level of proskills. Excellent client relationship building with our client partners will be a marker for success in the role.

**Relocation Assistance is available!**

Reporting to the Executive Director of Facility Operations, our Facilities Director will provide strong strategic senior level Facilities Operations leadership while working with the clients on all matters relating to contract and account operations to establish and maintain a solid and mutually beneficial business relationship. Day to day responsibilities will include interviewing, hiring and developing the team, providing overall planning, strategic facilities innovation and implementation, achieving operations and financial goals, establishing and maintaining effective customer and client rapport, and providing direction and guidance to the facilities team. IFM operations include: Maintenance, HVAC, Plumbing, Electrical, Repair, Project Management, Environmental Services, Grounds and Landscaping.

Our Ideal Candidate will have:

  • A high level of professional polish, strong sense of customer service and excellent presentation skills to work with our high profile executive level clients

  • Project Management and construction expertise to manage roofing projects and oversee energy management preferred

  • Strong financial acumen and budget management experience
  • The ability to manage the interview, hiring and mentoring processes both timely and effectively
  • Strong Hands-ON management style – our Leader will be the face of Sodexo Facilities management on campus
  • Strong People Skills and Professional communication skills, with the ability to motivate and influence employee engagement and training, demonstrate excellent customer service skills with a “can do” attitude
  • Experience with CMMS or work order systems
  • Experience working with outside vendors and subcontractors
  • Experience with maintaining and renovating older building systems
  • Exceptional customer service, relationship building and communication skills
  • Strong leadership skills with a focus on staff development and team building
  • Managed Integrated Facilities Management experience including grounds, housekeeping, construction and project and maintenance

This career opportunity offers a competitive salary, full benefits. It is a full-time position with variable hours that may include occasional evenings or weekends.

Sodexo offers a full array of benefits including paid time off, holidays, medical, dental, vision, a Matching 401K and access to ongoing training and development programs, tuition reimbursement, plus health and wellness programs. We have Circles Concierge services to help you through everyday life demands and Employee Business Resource Groups to provide a safe space and supportive environment where employees can bring their whole selves to work and develop professionally. Our successful hires will foster an environment where our team members feel they belong, and are seen, valued and heard.

Working for Sodexo:

Sodexo offers a full array of benefits including paid time off, holidays, medical, dental, vision, 401K and access to ongoing training and development programs, tuition reimbursement, plus health and wellness programs.

How far will your ambition, talent and dedication take you? Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and career growth opportunities.

Make an Immediate Impact.
Sodexo is the North American leader for Quality of Life Services. More than 150,000 Sodexo employees work to improve the quality of daily life for our 13,000 client sites in North America. Sodexo partners with clients to help them attain their strategic vision by developing Facility Management service solutions that increase the effectiveness of their people, enhance their business processes and optimize their infrastructure, which deliver tangible outcomes.

Our client portfolio spans multiple markets across the nation including education, corporate services, healthcare and government services, which means we can offer a career full of variety, challenge and tremendous growth opportunities.

What We Offer

Sodexo offers fair and equitable compensation, partially determined by a candidate's education level or years of relevant experience. While the budgeted range for the position is posted, Sodexo salary offers are based on a candidate's specific criteria, like experience, skills, education and training.

Position Summary

The Director of Facilities Operations is responsible for directing facilities maintenance operations of building(s) and property at a single unit. The Director of Facilities Operations manages the preventative maintenance and reactive repair of skilled trades, e.g., HVAC, plumbing, electrical, utilities; and manages the hiring, training and supervision of staff, professionals and management. The Director of Facilities Operations manages a safe and efficient working environment, essential to the performance of the business. The Director may oversee construction work and often manages other core Sodexo services, and/or logistics of business/operations services, e.g., grounds keeping, laundry, food, security, inventory, mail, concierge services.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic education requirement- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

Basic management experience- 5 years

Basic functional experience- 5 years

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

Application Instructions

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