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Build a dynamic team with diverse knowledge and experience so you can deliver solutions that go beyond expectations. Sodexo is #HiringNow for our Director of Facilities at Jackson State University in Jackson, Mississippi *RELOCATION ASSISTANCE IS AVAILABLE! * Our successful candidate will be responsible for managing a complex budget and a team of approximately 20, overseeing Grounds, Custodial, and Hard FM services managing over 800K square ft. of building space and 10+ acres. This position will enjoy the opportunity to help elevate service to our client partners in the campus setting.

Experience managing facilities services for higher education, campus administrators, with complex Integrated FM experience and demonstrated client influence are required for success in the role. If you have excellent interpersonal relationship and networking skills, and are process oriented with strong financial acumen, this could be the role for you!

Does your resume reflect your ability to increase morale, identify and develop front line talent? Are you an expert at process improvement with 3rd party contract experience? Do you have experience with technical operations, all mechanical and skilled trades, boilers and chillers? If so, we hope you will apply!

Key Responsibilities:

Combine your proven leadership and Facilities Management technical expertise to enhance client IFM programs including planning, construction and renovation projects, preventative and corrective maintenance, energy management, grounds and landscaping, and janitorial service.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Certified Facilities Manager (CFM) is a plus
  • A bachelor’s degree in engineering or related fields is preferred
  • Exceptional customer service, relationship building and communication skills
  • Strong Leadership skills with a focus on staff development and team building
  • Demonstrated business and financial acumen with a strong P&L understanding
  • A proven track record of successful Facilities Management leadership experience as demonstrated by articulated results and accomplishments
  • Strong technical knowledge of the following: mechanical, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, structural, safety systems, architectural, landscape and energy management

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.

At Sodexo, we offer Facilities Management positions in Corporate, Schools, Campus, Energy and Resources, Government and Agencies, Healthcare and Senior Living locations across the United States. Continue your search for Facilities Management jobs.


Working for Sodexo:
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.


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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