• Director 3 - Facilities Operations

    Location US-MD-GAITHERSBURG | US-MA-Northeast, USA | US-NY-Northeast, USA | US-PA-Northeast, USA | US-AZ-Southwest, USA | US-TX-Southwest, USA | US-FL-This position is Southeast based | US-CA-This position is Western based
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  • Unit Description

    ***National Leadership Certification Program***

    ***Travel and Possible Relocation***




    The Director of Facilities Management will manage operations for a large Northeast and/or Southwest area. The Director will have oversight and direct management of the Sodexo’s Education Services Solutions. This senior level, permanent position has daily responsibility for $6 million plus of managed volume and (hourly and salaried). Your mission is to support managers and the client to provide excellent services for the school district. Strong leadership skills are a MUST


    Director of Facilities is temporary to full-time opportunities, traveling regionally and/or nationally (85% to 100%) for our National Leadership Certification Program; which will help us strenghten our talent pool for new sale and existing business.


    You will analyze and forecast financial results and make decisions based on data and needs. Build and maintain strong team through recruitment and retention. Build and maintain strong client relationships to promote the Clients for Life philosophy. Lead and inspire your team to continually improve Sodexo's performance for our clients and customers. Develop and innovate to promote improved performance within the education unit.


    A minimum of 5+ years of schools/campus experience in Managed Services - providing outsourcing or contracted services - in facilities, janitorial, HVAC, plumbing, painting, and light construction projects, is required. A military base command position (operations, logistics, facilities, and manpower and infrastructure management) would be a comparable leadership and management role. Veterans are encouraged to apply.


    You must be able to relocate in the Northeast OR Southwest Region, or any additional states for this opportunity. You will also travel extensively during this Training Program - 6 months+ is possible


    This career opportunity offers a competitive salary, bonus, company car, full benefits, a stock purchase plan, and relocation assistance is available. 

    Position Summary

    The Director of Facilities Operations  is responsible for directing facilities maintenance operations of building(s) and property at a single unit. The Director of Facilities Operations manages the  preventative maintenance and reactive repair of skilled trades, e.g., HVAC, plumbing, electrical, utilities; and manages the hiring, training and supervision of staff, professionals and management.  The Director of Facilities Operations manages a safe and efficient working environment, essential to the performance of the business.  The Director may oversee  construction work and often manages other core Sodexo services, and/or  logistics of business/operations services, e.g., grounds keeping, laundry, food, security, inventory, mail, concierge services.



    Qualifications & Requirements

    Basic Education Requirement- Bachelor’s Degree

    Basic Management Experience- 5 years

    Basic Functional Experience- 5 years


    Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.


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