Tacoma Community College seeks a qualified Facilities Manager. This position is responsible for the management and supervision of daily operations, personnel, and activities of the Facilities Department including grounds maintenance, custodial services, site operations, support services and maintenance of all college property.  This position reports to the Director of Facilities and Capital Projects.

Essential Functions

  • Plan, direct and manage efficient site operations, including custodial, grounds, HVAC, maintenance, and support services including electrical, plumbing and carpentry.
  • Develop and manage systems to ensure work orders are generated, prioritized, assigned, monitored, tracked, and completed with established timelines and budgets.
  • Support programs for energy conservation, utility management, health and safety, and disaster preparedness.
  • Recruit, train, supervise, evaluate, develop, mentor and discipline department employees in compliance with College policy and applicable collective bargaining agreements (CBA’s).  Promote a safe work environment.
  • Interpret and ensure compliance with applicable codes, CBA’s, rules and regulations.
  • Develop, monitor and ensure fiscal accountability for department budget and expenditures to ensure funds allocated or effectively utilized. Solicit quotes and bids as appropriate. Exercise effective stewardship over college funds and resources.
  • Provide timely and accurate written and oral reports as required by the College, the state, or other entities and funding sources.
  • Develop and implement annual operational plan in conjunction with the Director.
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with all College constituent groups – internal and external.
  • Perform special assignments as may be directed by the Director of Facilities and Capital Projects.
  • Serve as chair or member of designated College committees, councils and teams.
  • Provide leadership in accordance with the Mission and Vision established by the College, furthering Core Themes and College Objectives.
  • Ensure areas of responsibility operate effectively within the policies and procedures of the college and applicable governing agencies.
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures for operating unit(s).
  • Prepare reports and analytical materials to illustrate objectives, activities, and accomplishments of areas of responsibility.
  • Work to achieve the core themes of fostering a diverse college community.
  • Engage in and promote shared governance.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Architecture, or closely related field from an accredited college or university. Equivalent education, certification or experience may be substituted for the degree.
  • Five (5) years of experience in facilities planning (logistics), maintenance and operations.
  • Three (3) years of supervisory experience.
  • Thorough understanding of all aspects of site management in an institutional environment or large organization.
  • Experience and success with interpreting and implementing rules, regulations, CBA’s and codes related to facility development and operations.
  • Computer literacy with a variety of business management software.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Exceptional leadership and management skills.
  • Experience with workload productivity/accountability software such as Megamations, etc.

Condition of employment:

  • Successful completion of a criminal history background check prior to employment.
  • Current, valid, unrestricted driver’s license.

The Successful Candidate Must Demonstrate

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and proven ability to communicate effectively with key stakeholders.
  • Excellent collaborative skills and demonstrated conflict resolution skills.
  • Ethics, integrity and sound professional judgment.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with people from academically, culturally, and economically diverse backgrounds.
  • An appreciation of diversity and the benefits of a commitment to cultural awareness and sensitivity in the workplace.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • High organizational and problem solving abilities.  Ability to multitask and prioritize a heavy workload.
  • Excellent customer service skills; including establishing, building, and maintaining internal/external customer satisfaction.

Full position description can be found here. 

Application Process

Application Materials & Procedures
Complete application packages must include the following:

  1. Tacoma Community College online application including 5 references.
  2. Current Resume & letter of application (Cover Letter) describing your background and experience related to qualifications and responsibilities of the position.
  3. Copies of transcripts for all colleges and universities attended (official transcripts will be required for the successful candidate).
  4. Tacoma Community College is committed to creating and supporting a multi-cultural climate that welcomes, fosters, respects, and celebrates diversity.  Please attach a statement (maximum two pages) describing your experiences with other cultures and communities, your level of cultural self-awareness and how you have integrated both experience and self-awareness into your living/working environment.

Terms of Employment
This is a full time exempt professional position contracted on an annual basis.  The salary range for this position is $65,000-$75,000 DOE/DOQ.  The salary will be prorated to reflect the actual number of contract days worked in the remainder of the fiscal year. Flexibility in scheduling is required to meet the needs of the College.  Tacoma Community College offers a generous benefit package including vacation/ sick leave; medical, dental, life and long-term disability insurance; retirement; and tuition waiver. Degrees must be from accredited colleges or universities recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and verified by National Student Clearinghouse.

Tacoma Community College values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator
Tacoma Community College provides equal opportunity in education and employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, creed, religion, or status as a veteran of war.  Prohibited sex discrimination includes sexual harassment (unwelcome sexual conduct of various types).  Provides reasonable accommodations for qualified students, employees and applicants with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Federal Rehabilitation Act.  Tacoma Community College is a smoke-free/drug free environment.  This recruitment announcement does not reflect the entire job description and can be changed and or modified without notice.
Tacoma Community College
Human Resources

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