Join a vibrant campus community whose excellence is reflected in its diversity and student success. West Chester University of Pennsylvania’s Division of Facilities invites applications for the position of Executive Director of Facilities Engineering and Operations
Reporting to the Associate Vice President of facilities, the Facilities Division designs, constructs and maintains a dynamic, safe, and sustainable campus to continually advance its nationally benchmarked living and learning community. This position is on the forefront of advancing the university’s strategic goals and ensures that all campus buildings and utilities systems are well maintained to the highest standards. This position directs the maintenance, operation, and repair of at least 100 buildings, structures and infrastructures of utility systems, inclusive of electrical, geo-exchange, water, storm and sewer drainage.
This position is responsible for effective resource allocations including at least 50 unionized employees, $2.0M operating budget, advanced building automation systems and equipment. This position is also responsible for the University's $6M utility budget, incorporating strict energy conservation strategies and related forward-thinking projects. This position has the full responsibility for developing, coordinating, implementing and directing programs of continuous improvement ensuring effective and efficient operations for each building and systems throughout the campuses. The Executive Director of Facilities Engineering and Operations will review and evaluate existing programs, processes and procedures to lead customer service improvements for the department.
Salary to commensurate based on qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits package including tuition fee waiver for self and dependents.
Candidates should apply online at
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. References with contact information will be required prior to interview. Applicants must successfully complete interview process to be considered as a finalist.
Developing and sustaining a diverse faculty and staff advances WCU’s educational mission and strategic Plan for Excellence. West Chester University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
All offers of employment are subject to and contingent upon satisfactory completion of all pre-employment background checks.
Just a suggested change
- Facilities Management
10+ to 15 years