Elon University is currently accepting applications for a Director of Building Trades. This position supports the Assistant Vice President for Facilities Management by managing the departments responsible for the maintenance and repair of campus facilities to include key and lock services, carpentry and paint work, moving and set-up services as well as managing small construction projects. Incumbent will be a key member of the Facilities Management leadership team and direct a total of 27 FTE and substantial operating and capital budgets. Position is open until filled. For more information and to apply go to https://elon.peopleadmin.com/postings/7698. Elon University is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and welcomes all applicants.
The successful candidate will hold a Bachelor’s degree in engineering or architecture or a closely related field. Five years’ experience in managing and directing a facilities operation of comparable size is required. Professional licensure as an engineer or architect is preferred. Experience in a higher education setting is beneficial.
Internal Number: 20121900
About Elon University
Elon University has built a national reputation as the premier student-centered liberal arts university that values strong relationships between students and their faculty and staff mentors. Elon's 6,700 students prepare to become the ethical leaders the world needs, putting their knowledge into action on campus, in the community and around the globe. Elon is known for academic excellence across the curriculum, and for experiential learning programs in study abroad, undergraduate research, leadership, interfaith dialogue, civic engagement and community service. Elon is ranked the nation's #1 master's-level university for study abroad and is a top-producer of Fulbright Student Scholars and Peace Corps volunteers. U.S. News & World Report recognizes Elon more than any other university in the nation for academic programs that "Focus on Student Success." More than 425 full-time faculty members teach in six academic units: Elon College, the College of Arts and Sciences; the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business; the School of Communications; the School of Education; the School of Health Sciences; and the School of Law. Elon's four-year graduation rate of 78 percent ranks in the top... 10 percent of U.S. private universities. The student-faculty ratio is 12-1, and the average class size is 20. The university's 636-acre residential campus in the Town of Elon, N.C., is consistently recognized as one of the nation's finest environments for learning. The Elon Phoenix NCAA Division I athletic program is a member of the Colonial Athletic Association.