Sodexo Operations LLC Director 2 - Facilities Operations in ROCKFORD, Illinois

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Unit Description

Sodexo is seeking a Director 2 - Facilities for Education Division at Rockford University located in Rockford, IL.

Rockford University, formerly Rockford College, is a four-year, co-educational institution founded in 1847 offering undergraduate and graduate degrees in traditional liberal arts and professional fields. This Director will be responsible for 21 employees covering 97 acres of grounds, approximately 558,000 square feet of building space, housekeeping and maintenance operations.

Make an Immediate Impact.

Sodexo is the North American leader for Quality of Life Services. More than 125,000 Sodexo employees work to improve the quality of daily life for our 9,000 client sites and more than 15 million customers a day 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.

Key Responsibilities:

Combine your proven leadership and Facilities Management technical expertise to enhance existing client programs including; preventative and corrective maintenance, landscaping/grounds and custodial.

Reporting directly to the District Manager, Sodexo is seeking to hire a Director of facilities operations. Experience in managing the maintenance staff; electrical, plumbing and HVAC and this would require that you must have working knowledge in these areas. Responsible for the grounds care, maintenance and improvement - routine grounds maintenance of planting beds, shrubs, trees, roadways, parking lots, walkways, trash removal and organizing and performing sports field preparation.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 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

  • Demonstrated business and financial acumen with a strong P&L understanding

  • Exceptional customer service, relationship building and communication skills

  • Strong Leadership skills with a focus on staff development and team building

  • Certified Facilities Manager (CFM) is a plus

We strive to make working for Sodexo a genuinely great experience with benefits to promote your professional, personal and financial well-being, and to improve your Quality of Life now and into the future. Our experiences with our over 50 million customers each and every day enable us to develop Quality of Life services that reinforce the well-being of individuals, improving their effectiveness and helping companies and organizations to improve performance … every day.

Careers in Education Services:

At Sodexo, we offer Facilities Management positions in Corporate, Education, Health Care and Senior Living locations across the United States. See more jobs like this one here. www.SodexoFacilitiesCareers.com at http://www.sodexofacilitiescareers.com/

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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

Basic management experience- 3 years

Basic functional experience- 3 years

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

System ID 58185

Location US - IL - ROCKFORD

Relocation No

Category Facilities

Type Full-Time