July 11, 2018

Director of Facilities and Operations

Director of Facilities and Operations                                                

 VACANCY (POSITION) NUMBER: 6AS18                        

RESPONSIBLE TO: VP Administrative Services      

STATE CLASSIFICATION: Engineer/Assoc. Engineer III

LOCATION: Aiken Technical College, Aiken, SC

STATE SALARY RANGE: $48,622 – $69,289

WORK SCHEDULE: Full-time, Monday – Friday


Under general supervision of the Vice President of Administrative Services, the Director of Facilities and Operations manages the planning, engineering and operations of the College’s physical plant facilities and manages the Emergency Response Program.


  • Manage facilities departments to include Building Services, Grounds, and Housekeeping. Responsibilities include preventative and routine maintenance of buildings, housekeeping, grounds, waste management and recycling services, and support of special events.
  • Oversee and coordinate the work of architects, engineers and outside contractors concerning all permanent improvement projects.
  • Manage budgets and other resources to maximize services needed to achieve a safe and healthy environment for students, faculty, and staff. Calculate and compare costs for required goods or services to achieve maximum value and adheres to policies and procedures related to procurement.
  • Manage the Emergency Response Program. Serve as College liaison for Emergency Response Programs.  Manage and update the emergency preparedness plan for facilities and all related documents, complete all required reporting, and coordinate safety training and drills.
  • Lead and supervise multi-disciplinary teams of staff including maintenance, grounds, and custodial workers to achieve the goals of the department. Coordinates with the security department for daily operations.
  • Participate in professional development programs, college and community activities and other duties as assigned to include providing input and data to the Vice President of Administrative Services for annual reporting.


Bachelor’s degree in engineering or engineering technology and four (4) years journey-level engineering work experience required. This position requires periodic completion of assignments before or after normal working hours; the ability to respond to after-hours emergency situations on campus as directed; the ability to work under pressure and to manage multiple priorities; local as well as some overnight travel; and the utilization of relevant information technology.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Please apply online at www.jobs.sc.gov. Unofficial college transcripts are required for all degrees earned and may be attached to the online application, faxed (803-593-8203), emailed

(personnel@atc.edu), or mailed (P.O. Drawer 696, Aiken, SC 29802). All application materials must be submitted by the closing date. The application must be completed including all current and previous work history and education.  A resume may be attached, but not substituted for completing work history and education sections of the application. In lieu of higher education degree, please include high school history. International transcripts must be evaluated through World Education Services. Scheduling of interviews will begin on July 11, 2018 and position will remain open until filled.

 Aiken Technical College is an equal opportunity employer committed to having diversity throughout the College.  Any requests for reasonable accommodation to apply for this position should be directed to Human Resources by calling 803508-7497 or writing to the above address.  Requests for accommodations must be made by the above-stated deadline.