Facilities Manager

Facilities Manager


Southeastern Community College
4564 Chadbourn Highway
Whiteville, NC 28472
Phone: 910-642-7141

Job Location

Columbus County

Whiteville, NC



In accordance with salary plan



Job Category

  • Executive/Administrative/Managerial

Application Period

Opens: Friday, August 5, 2022
Closes: Friday, August 26, 2022

Target Start Date

Monday, September 12, 2022

Expected Work Hours

M-F 8am - 5pm

Reports to

Sr Director of Operations & Facilities

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate’s degree from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Three years of progressively responsible supervisory related experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job listed above.  

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Vocational training in electrical, heating and air conditioning, plumbing or general mechanics

Position Description

The Facilities Manager is responsible for the maintenance of the college’s physical facilities, including buildings, grounds, infrastructure, college vehicles, and related maintenance equipment. The Facilities Manager is responsible for planning, communication, facilitation, oversight and coordination of the preventive maintenance, repairs, improvements, ongoing renovation and presentation of all buildings and grounds. To accomplish the objectives of this position, the Facilities Manager performs the following functions: 

Essential Duties: 

  • Prioritizes and schedules work for maintenance, grounds, and shipping/receiving personnel.
  • Supervises the custodial staffing contractor and assesses the need for other modes of operation. 
  • Coordinates and oversees minor construction and renovation improvement projects. 
  • Develops and implements a preventive maintenance plan that ensures work is performed and properly documented 
  • Schedules and makes routine inspections, servicing and repairing of campus facilities. Conducts regular business inspections for safety, cleaning standards, procedure compliance. Coordinates inspections with insurance companies, Fire Department representatives, and Health & Safety officials. 
  • Makes periodic inspections of buildings and grounds to identify areas needing attention or improvements in appearance. 
  • Coordinates the response to work requests submitted to the Maintenance Department. 
  • Develops and coordinates written proposals and other purchasing service contract agreement specifications for the maintenance department support requirements. 
  • Identifies, recommends, and implements energy conservation methods to reduce the cost of operating campus facilities. 
  • Requisitions supplies and equipment for maintenance operations and inventory purposes. 
  • Maintains keying and locking systems on campus. 
  • Plans and schedules projects for after normal business hours and weekends to avoid conflicts with class scheduling. 
  • Serves as an Essential Employee for emergency operations affecting College operations.  Available 24/7 for all related incidents. 
  • Responds to all facility complaints and organizational customer service issues in a professional manner. 
  • Participates in short- and long-term budget development, identifies facility operation area expenses, and equipment needs for the college. 
  • Maintain facility files such as floor plans and operating manuals.
  • Maintain equipment inventory.
  • Assist with vehicle fleet management.
  • Performs other duties that may be assigned by Administration

Skills and Abilities: 

  • Ability to organize/prioritize tasks  
  • Ability to work well with others 
  • Understanding and knowledge of landscape techniques 
  • Carpentry 
  • Mechanical knowledge 
  • Keying and locking systems experience 
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in a timely manner 
  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local laws governing construction
  • Ability to work effectively with internal and external contacts 

How to Apply

The successful candidate must begin work by September 12, 2022.  Starting salary will be commensurate with qualifications, experience, and labor market. Excellent references from previous employers must be furnished upon request.

A completed Southeastern Community College application (located on the SCC website), a resume, letter of interest addressing the requirements and educational transcripts (unofficial copies of transcripts will be sufficient for the screening process, but official copies must be submitted prior to employment) must be submitted to the college Human Resources Office in order for applicants to be considered for this position.  Initial review of application will be August 26, 2021.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Applicants should submit all documents as requested on the SCC website.  Inquiries should be directed to the Human Resources Office, Southeastern Community College, P.O. Box 151, Whiteville, NC  28472.  Telephone (910) 788-6310 or (910) 788-6206.  www.sccnc.edu

An Equal Employment Opportunity Employer


Job Post Contact

Bill Maultsby