Assistant Director of Facilities

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Salisbury, MD

Job Title: Assistant Director of Facilities

Location: University Park Apartments at Salisbury University

Reports to: Director of Affiliated Housing

Salary: Salary commensurate with experience and competitive benefits package

FLSA Status: Exempt


The Facilities Maintenance Technician is primarily responsible for all aspects of facility maintenance, renovation, and repair for an assigned apartment area. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  • Professional attitude and actions always; role model to staff.
  • Enforce Management policy and procedures.
  • Support Leadership team members.


  • Supervise Maintenance Supervisor.
  • Assists in responsibilities for data entry; generating regular and recurring reports; maintaining up to date files. 
  • Participate in rotating management 24-hour on-call duties.  
  • Participates in monitoring and management of the site-operating budget.   
  • Work with Office Administrators and Maintenance Supervisor to manage training schedules and to support administrative responsibilities.  
  • Assists in maintaining policy and procedure manuals and maintaining key inventories and protocols.  
  • Primary scheduler of Preventative Maintenance and Safety Equipment inspections. Primary escort for these vendors. These are proactive services.


  • Assisting Director and Maintenance Supervisor in coordinating work, projects and vendors.   
  • Assists in review of work orders; coordinating turn schedules; follow up with work order issues and complaints.
  • Assists with move out, turn, move-in that could include after hours and on weekends.   
  • Takes part in regular safety and compliance audits/ inspections; i.e. Fire Drills, ENS testing, etc.
  • Leads safety discussions and presentations.
  • Assists in capital projects, asset management, and scheduling/coordination
  • Conducts asset walks in all buildings; residential building walks are with site staff and other partners.
  • Conducts quarterly walks of the entire property creating a deficiency report.
  • Works with maintenance supervisor for information so that it can be shared with Director daily.
  • Frequently inspects work of the maintenance team to ensure quality and satisfaction. 

 Student Approach:   

  • Assists in creating a student first atmosphere in the community.   
  • Assists in developing procedures, policies, and training for staff to achieve the highest standards of customer service.   
  • First line of communication and follow-up with students. Directly investigates concerns, works with Director and Maintenance Supervisor to get appropriate answers before closing out with student and their concern.
  • Other duties as assigned.  

Work Hours:

Monday-Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm and serving on a 24-hour maintenance on-call duty rotation.  

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions and risk of electrical shock.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision.

Education/Experience Required:
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and Seven (7) + years of experience.

Skills Required:

  • Language Skills – Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.   Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.  All must be accomplished in English.
  • Mathematical Skills – Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
  • Reasoning Ability – Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Computer Skills – To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. Must be computer literate.
  • Other Skills and Abilities – Ability to operate basic office equipment including photocopier, fax, and telephone.  Basic typing and computer skills.

Other Information

Salary commensurate with experience. A competitive benefits package, including health benefits, dental benefits, vision coverage, and 401K. 

Applicants must be able to pass a pre-employment background check and drug screening.

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To provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at Capstone On-Campus Management (COCM) will be based on qualifications, and abilities. COCM does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.