Director of Facility Services

Roanoke Higher Education
Roanoke, VA Full-time
Posted on August 4, 2019

Director of Facility Services

Roanoke Higher Education Authority has a full time salaried position available that is responsible for the management of the Center's buildings, grounds, and related services including; leasing, maintenance, security, construction and related support services.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensures that facility buildings and grounds are well maintained.
  • Supervises contracted services such as security, housekeeping, and preventative maintenance.
  • Supervises assigned staff to achieve efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Serves in a leadership role as a member of the Executive Team.
  • Develops, analyzes, and manages the facility services budget.
  • Successful candidate should be capable of; managing a facility, developing and managing a budget, overseeing vendor contracts, complying with procurement guidelines, strategic planning, and team work.
  • Strong leadership and supervisory skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously are essential.
  • Working knowledge of multiple building systems and related software are required.


  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, architecture, construction, property management, or a related field or commensurate work experience.
  • Facility management experience or knowledge/experience in related trades.
  • Experience managing a facility or departmental budget.
  • Previous supervisory experience.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Graduate degree.
  • Knowledge of contract negotiations and procurement.
  • Certification/licensure in building trades.