Farm Credit Illinois

Facilities Manager

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Description/Job Summary

This position leads the development of and coordinates a long-range facilities plan, monitors large capital improvement projects for facilities, and coordinates facility maintenance.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES
Facilities Management
  • Provides information to appropriate local office staff regarding facility management issues related to vendor contracts, remodeling projects and similar items
  • Completes site inspections to evaluate and assess ongoing condition of facilities, parking lots, and grounds.
  • Develops and manages ongoing building, parking lot, and grounds maintenance plan, including the planning, budgeting and scheduling of activities
  • Analyzes, negotiates and arranges for repairs
  • Recommends facilities capital budget needs for inclusion in the business plan
  • Determines housekeeping standards and negotiates contracts with vendors for the headquarter office in Mahomet
  • Serves a contact point for property insurance claims
Facility Planning
  • Recommends sites for future building projects and works with broker on lot purchases
  • Reviews and recommends for approval plans and specifications for building and remodeling projects
  • Requests approval for capital building expenditures
  • Monitors construction and remodeling projects and approves changes as needed
  • Orders new furniture as needed
  • Negotiates and approves contracts with outside vendors to support facilities
  • Prepares and presents reports on the long range facility plan and capital improvement projects
Security and Safety
  • Serves as a liaison to external local and state safety officials to ensure an environmentally safe work environment
  • Ensures timely completion of inspections and code violation compliance
  • Manages contractors and outsourced services for security systems
  • Ensures all fire extinguishers are inspected at the appropriate times
  • Coordinates installation of new locks on facilities when needed

Disposition of Assets

  • Develops, recommends and coordinates plans to dispose of excess assets such as facilities, furniture, and fixtures.

Required Skills

  • Working knowledge of facility management practices
  • General knowledge of construction management practices
  • Basic skills in utilizing Outlook, Word and Excel computer software programs
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining relationships with a variety of internal and external contacts to advance the association’s interests and increase personal efficacy
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships
  • Skill in negotiating agreements to achieve the best outcome for the association
  • Skill in planning and coordinating large/complex projects
  • Skill in balancing logic and intuition to make sound decisions in a timely manner
  • Skill in utilizing a systematic approach to problem solving
  • Oral and written communication skills sufficient to discuss a variety of job-related topics and to effectively communicate complex topics to a variety of audiences

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in business administration, management, engineering or a related field and 5 years of related work experience;
Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the essential functions of the job.

Must have a valid driver's license.
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