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Manager - Facilities Projects

Manager - Facilities Projects

Manager - Facilities Projects

Job ID: 268884

Location: GHC - Floyd Campus

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job Summary

This position is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, and completion of moderately complex projects ensuring consistency with the strategies, initiatives, goals, timelines, and budgetary parameters of Georgia Highlands College. This position reports to the Facilities Director.


• Is responsible to understand, support, and carry out the college's mission, vision, and values and comply with mandates and regulations of government and accrediting bodies.

• Acquires resources and coordinates the efforts of project team members in order to deliver projects according to schedule, budget, and scope.

• Defines objectives of projects, inclusive of overseeing the quality control throughout life cycle of the projects and prepares preliminary budget information.

• Produces and monitors schedules and project tasks as needed to ensure on-time completion.

• Resolves budgetary, technical, and scheduling issues as they arise and escalates issues of concern to management when appropriate.

• Maintains project status reports and project files.

• Develops project management plans and obtains approval to formalize project plans, schedule, resource needs, and budgetary needs. Defines, plans, schedules, and tracks project tasks, deliverables, goals, and milestones.

• Manages all project phases including initiation, planning, execution, monitoring and controlling, and close out.

• Reports, monitors and tracks warranty claims

• Manages and monitors project schedule, budget, and scope to ensure that projects remain in-scope and meet budgetary, scheduling, and quality requirements.

• Guides teams toward successful outcomes and attainment of organizational objectives.

• Manages and documents changes to the project scope, schedule, and costs using appropriate verification techniques to ensure keeping the project plan accurate and reflective of authorized project changes. Reports any changes to scope, schedule and costs to management and other stakeholders.

• Monitors planning, development, implementation, construction and testing activities and reports on any issues, delays, changes, or concerns to management.

• Manages and coordinates with vendors as needed.

• Manages official project files and documentation.

• Provides periodic project status updates to various parties, both internal and external.

• Maintains excellent communication among project stakeholders, management, and project team.

• Manages proactively project issues and risks. Creates risk and issue mitigation and contingency plans.

• Formalizes final acceptance for the project by ensuring that the final product(s)/services(s) comply with the agreed deliverables, scope, and any organizational procedures to conclude contractual obligations and compiles project close out documentation.

• Maintains floor plans and AutoCAD files, and document in OneDrive.

• Develop and maintain Major Repair and Renovation plan.'

• Maintains and updates facility inventory reports

• Works closely with the I.T. department in the implementation and updating of new access control system

• Assigns and tracks issued keys

• Maintains a high level of job skills by attending and completing various seminars and training courses as well as reading appropriate literature. Continues professional development in order to keep abreast of emerging technologies, methods, and best practices.

• Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

• Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a baccalaureate degree in a course of study related to the occupational field

• Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the diverse objectives and functions of the subunits in the division/department in order to direct and coordinate work within the division/department, usually interpreted to require three (3) to five (5) years of related experience

• Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license for the type of vehicle or equipment operated

This is a Position of Trust and requires driving for the college and use of a Purchasing Card. Background and Credit check will be required.

Proposed Salary

The proposed salary range for this position is $50,000 - $55,000 per year

This is a fully benefitted position

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

• Knowledge of facilities maintenance principles and practices

• Knowledge of the principles of construction, mechanical and electrical engineering

• Knowledge of college and state purchasing and contract management policies and business practices

• Knowledge of Board of Regents policies

• Knowledge of University System of Georgia policies

• Skill in managing all aspects of project management including overseeing project, GHC team, and contractor team

• Skill in understanding and negotiating terms of contract

• Skill in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions

• Skill in oral and written communication

Apply Before Date

Applications accepted until position is filled.

Contact Information

For more information or questions about a job posting, please contact Human Resources by email at mailto:

For technical support, please contact the Shared Services Center at (877) 251-2644 or mailto:

Conditions of Employment

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Georgia Highlands College, as determined by Georgia Highlands College in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check.

Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Highlands College provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : Bachelors Degree

Experience Level : Mid to Senior Level

Job Function : General

Contact Information : NA

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