Director 2 - Facilities Operations

Location US-NY-Lake Placid
System ID
Relocation Type
Yes - According to Grade
Employment Status
Posted Range
$90500 to $136950
Company : Segment Desc

Unit Description

Are you an innovative leader who wants high visibility, challenging opportunities, and a rewarding environment? Sodexo is seeking our Director 2 - Facilities Operations for Paul Smith’s College in the beautiful and scenic city of Paul Smiths, NY with competitive salary, Annual incentive Plan Bonus and Custom Relocation. Our Client offers College Remission directly to Sodexo Employees employed at Paul Smiths!  Are you a hands on manager ready to jump in and solve problems, are you an expert in SNOW Management - including driving the commercial snow plow at night?  Our successful candidate will manage full facilities and project management including maintenance, grounds, snow removal, capital project management, and custodial services. Our leader will conduct timely interviewing and hiring, and provide mentoring and leadership to 25 union employees. 5+ years of Director experience required. Strong Client-Partner relationships and strong executive level project management skills are mission critical to success in the role.   

**Relocation assistance is available!**


This college has an incredible campus which is made up of 14,000 acres within Adirondack Park. Students and faculty have an extensive outdoor recreational activity list at the nearby Tri-Lakes communities of Saranac Lake, Lake Placid, and Tupper Lake which offer a variety of activities year-round. Learn more about Paul Smith’s College at Paul Smith's College | The College of the Adirondacks (



Key Responsibilities:

  • Be an  expert in SNOW Management
  • Lead management of capital projects 
  • Develop and maintain positive client relationships
  • Research and implement new processes and technology
  • Conduct client meetings on unresolved facility issues and communicate results
  • Manage interviewing and hiring timely, and coach staff and service providers to deliver excellent service levels within budget
  • Manage multiple functions of building operations and maintenance for the facility, with knowledge of mechanical, HVAC, structural, architectural, landscape and energy management and sustainability, snow removal, event coordination, custodial, electrical, environmental and safety, and financials

Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who have: 

  • Expert experience in  in SNOW Management
  • Clear Driving record and valid license
  • 5+ years of Director experience in a campus setting
  • Experience managing external vendors and subcontractors
  • Strong financial acumen and budget management experience 
  • Strong leadership skills with a focus on staff development and team building
  • Exceptional customer service, relationship building, and communication skills 
  • A proven track record of successful Facilities Management leadership experience demonstrated by articulated results 
  • Strong technical knowledge of and hands on experience with mechanical, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, grounds and custodial
  • Experience managing multiple departments at a campus including grounds, environmental services, construction and project management, and maintenance

Working for Sodexo:

We strive to make working for Sodexo a genuinely great experience with benefits to promote your professional, personal and financial well-being, and to improve your Quality of Life now and into the future. Our experiences with our over 50 million customers each and every day enable us to develop Quality of Life services that reinforce the well-being of individuals, improving their effectiveness and helping companies and organizations to improve performance … every day.


Sodexo offers a full array of benefits including paid time off, holidays, medical, dental, vision, 401K and access to ongoing training and development programs, tuition reimbursement, plus health and wellness programs. 


At Sodexo, we offer Facilities Management positions in Corporate, Schools, Campus, Energy and Resources, Government and Agencies, Healthcare and Senior Living locations across the United States.

Working for Sodexo:
How far will your ambition, talent and dedication take you? Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and career growth opportunities.

Make an Immediate Impact.
Sodexo is the North American leader for Quality of Life Services. More than 150,000 Sodexo employees work to improve the quality of daily life for our 13,000 client sites in North America. Sodexo partners with clients to help them attain their strategic vision by developing Facility Management service solutions that increase the effectiveness of their people, enhance their business processes and optimize their infrastructure, which deliver tangible outcomes. 

What We Offer

Sodexo offers fair and equitable compensation, partially determined by a candidate's education level or years of relevant experience. While the budgeted range for the position is posted, Sodexo salary offers are based on a candidate's specific criteria, like experience, skills, education and training.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic education requirement- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

Basic management experience- 5 years

Basic functional experience- 5 years


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


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