Professional Position Announcement

University of Maine at Farmington

Director of Facilities Management

Responsibilities: Overall leadership in the areas of facilities planning; construction management; facilities operations and maintenance; management matters as related to facilities information systems, safety and environment, risk and insurance, energy and sustainability; coordination of architectural and engineering services. Work is carried out in a manner that reflects the educational mission of the University.

Qualifications: Bachelors degree in engineering or a relevant field; significant related professional and managerial experience in a similar setting (geographic and work setting); demonstrated experience of facilities management including operations and maintenance; demonstrated knowledge in sustainability and energy efficiencies implementations, successful supervision of trades and custodial personnel in a union environment, fiscal, budget and construction management; strong interpersonal, verbal, and writing skills; computer use competency with facilities operations; collaborative management style; working knowledge of AIA spec and bidding;  general knowledge of regulatory requirements.  Experience with electronic work order systems preferred. Desired Qualifications:  Appropriate professional certification or licenses.

Salary Range: $61,535-$76,000, depending on qualifications and experience.

Application Process: Send letter of interest, resume, and three letters of reference to Office of Human Resources, Facilities Management Director Search, University of Maine at Farmington, 224 Main Street, Farmington, ME 04938, or email materials to Review of applications begins immediately and continues until position is filled. Appointment begins August 15, 2014 or as soon as a suitable candidate is found.

The successful candidate will be subject to a background check.

THE UNIVERSITY: Established in 1864 as Maine’s first public institution of higher education, with historic and continued strength in teacher education and a contemporary role as Maine’s public liberal arts college, the University of Maine at Farmington offers undergraduate programs in arts and sciences, teacher education, and human services. A commitment to sustainability informs all facilities projects, including our LEED-certified Education Center, the Emery Community Arts Center, which opened in fall, 2011 and our 80 geothermal well field which came on-line fall, 2013. UMF has the highest graduation rates in the University of Maine System. UMF is a founding member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges, which includes twenty-six public colleges and universities dedicated to the liberal arts tradition and quality undergraduate education. The Farmington area is rich in cultural offerings and recreational opportunities. The natural beauty of its mountains, lakes, woods, and streams draws people to the region. Please check out our home page at:

NON-DISCRIMINATION NOTICE: The University of Maine at Farmington does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, including transgender status and gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Kathleen Falco, Director of HR/Finance, 224 Main Street, Farmington, ME 04938, (207) 778-7280; (207) 778-7000 TDD.

CLERY ACT DISCLOSURE: The University of Maine at Farmington’s Annual Security Report includes statistics on reported crimes that have occurred on or near campus, as well as University policies concerning campus security. Copies of the report are available on request from the Public Safety (207) 778-7400, or at