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Director of Facility Operations and Safety
Post Date: 09/09/2020
Close Date: 10/09/2020
Dickinson State University
291 Campus Drive

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$50,000 - $69,999

Dickinson, ND

Job Description:
Summary of Position: This position is responsible for planning, maintaining and operating the University’s buildings and grounds, and provide personal safety, security, emergency management and risk management services to all members of the DSU community.

Reporting Relationship: This position reports to the Vice President of Finance and Administration

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Facility Management, Construction Management, Business, Criminal Justice, or related field
Five (5) years directly related work experience
Licensed and/or certified in one of the following vocations: boiler, electrician, HVAC technician, plumber or related field
Experience supervising employees
Excellent team leader skills
Excellent customer service skills for both internal and external customers
Demonstrated ability to use Microsoft Office suites (specifically Word, Excel, and Outlook)
Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality and perform duties in a professional manner
Demonstrated ability to communicate well in both oral and written methods
CPR and First Aid Certification or ability to become certified in a timely manner
FEMA Certified in Emergency Management/Higher Education or ability to become certified in a timely manner
Valid ND Drivers License or ability to obtain one in a timely manner

Preferred Qualifications:

Ability to learn and adapt to new and changing technology, hardware and software
Familiarity with PeopleSoft, notification systems, building safety/lockdown systems
Three – five (3-5) years’ experience in management
Experience in, or knowledge of, safety, security, emergency management, risk management, loss control, worker’s compensation, FEMA procedures, and/or other related areas
Experience in Higher Education
Experience with Clery Act reporting

Essential Responsibilities and Duties:

Oversee the maintenance of the University’s facilities and property
Oversee the safety of the university campus
Perform administrative duties over personnel, finances and resources of the department

Application Information: Complete the online application at the DSU Open Positions website ( http://www2.dsu.nodak.edu/jobopenings/openings.aspx ), uploading all required materials. Please make sure that the cover letter specifically addresses the minimum and preferred qualifications. Transcripts can be unofficial until the position is offered. Materials received on or before the posted deadline will be given first consideration.

Compensation: Includes a salary of $60,000 - $75,000 commensurate with qualifications and experience. The comprehensive fringe benefit package, includes employer-paid full-family coverage health insurance, retirement, tuition waiver benefits and much more.

Position Details: Staff Classification (1000 broadband), 12-month term, full-time (100%), benefitted, exempt from FLSA overtime

Location: Dickinson, North Dakota

Starting Date: As soon as possible


This job announcement is not intended, and should not be construed, to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of those principal job elements essential to making fair pay decisions and determining job performance.

For more information or assistance contact: Human Resources (701) 483-2476

Applicants who are eligible to claim veteran’s preference must include Form DD214 with the application for employment; claims for disabled veteran’s preference must include Form DD214 and a letter less than one year old from the Department of Veterans’ Affairs indicating disability; claims for preference as the eligible spouse of a disabled or deceased veteran must include Form DD214, a marriage certificate and a letter less than one year old from the Department of Veterans’ Affairs indicating disability, or the veteran’s death certificate.
Due to access to restricted information, the successful candidate will be required to complete a satisfactory criminal history record check.
Applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S. and I-9 employment certification is required at hire; sponsorship will not be considered.

DICKINSON STATE UNIVERSITY is a regional comprehensive institution within the North Dakota University System, whose primary role is to contribute to intellectual, social, economic, and cultural development, especially to Southwestern North Dakota . The University’s mission is to provide high quality, accessible programs; to promote excellence in teaching and learning; to support scholarly and creative activities; and to provide service relevant to the economy, health, and quality of life for the citizens of the State of North Dakota.

For more information about Dickinson State University please visit www.dickinsonstate.edu and watch this video .

As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. 23-12-10.

Dickinson State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action institution that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, national origin, age, religion, gender identity, creed, marital status, veteran’s status, political belief or affiliation, information protected by the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (“GINA”) or disability in its admissions, student aid, employment practices, educational programs or other related activities. Pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Dickinson State University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs, activities, or employment opportunities as required by Title IX. Dickinson State University complies with the provisions of the North Dakota Human Rights Act. Inquiries concerning Title VI, VII, ADA, ADEA, Title IX, and Section 504 may be referred to either the Title IX Coordinator, Keith James, Dickinson State University, 291 Campus Drive, May Hall, Room 207B, Dickinson, ND 58601 (701) 483-2391, dsu.titleix@dickinsonstate.edu or to the Affirmative Action Officer, Krissy Kilwein, Dickinson State University, 291 Campus Drive, May Hall, Room 309, Dickinson, ND 58601, (701) 483-2370, dsu.affirmativeaction@dickinsonstate.edu .
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