Facilities / Engineering Operations Manager 1

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Relocation Type
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Posted Range
$67300 to $101640
Company : Segment Desc

Unit Description

Facilities and Engineering careers are challenging! But you get results. Bring us your drive and dedication, and we'll provide the growth opportunities you've been searching for. Sodexo Campus Facilities team is seeking an experienced CAMPUS Facilities Engineering Operations Manager for our UNION Account at Concordia University in St Paul, MN. Bachelor’s Degree strongly preferred. Project Management experience, including managing construction vendors required. Our successful candidate will develop strong professional relationships with the Union employees.   Experience in a facilities engineering manager role on a college campus or university setting is required.  This role will develop partnerships with our high profile campus leadership including the campus President and the Provost, as the foundation to influence timing and strategy for campus projects. This position will manage action items and communicate daily with our Residence Life Office, Athletics Department, Conference and Events and Student Life teams. 


Demonstrated history of strong financial acumen is required for budgeting on projects and labor totaling several million dollars per year.  Our Facilities Operations Manager will  manage work orders in our CMMS-Maximo, and allocate resources to  oversee the day to day operations on campus.  We are looking for a strong leader with union and education experience preferred. Our budgeted salary is in the center of the posted range.


Our clients depend on your expertise to help them to optimize their business. If you are a Strategic Facilities Manager with the ability to develop innovative technical solutions while successfully managing key performance indicators to drive strong business results, this may be the opportunity for you!

Reporting to the Facility Director, our successful candidate will provide strong strategic level Facilities Operations leadership.  Day to day responsibilities will include interviewing, hiring and developing the team, providing overall planning, establishing and maintaining effective customer and client rapport, and providing direction and guidance to the facilities team.  IFM operations include:  Maintenance, HVAC, Plumbing, Electrical, Repair,  Environmental Services.


We are looking for candidates who have

  • Experience in a director role on a college campus or university setting
  • A proven track record of successful Integrated Facilities Management leadership with technical expertise to enhance existing (or new) client programs including short- and long-range planning, construction/renovation projects, preventative and corrective maintenance, custodial, energy management, grounds and landscaping
  • Strong technical knowledge of the following: mechanical, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, structural, safety systems, architectural, landscape and energy management
  • Strong People Skills and Professional communication skills, with the ability to motivate and influence UNION employee engagement and training, demonstrate excellent customer service skills 
  • Strong leadership skills with a focus on staff development and team building
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related fields is preferred
  • Experience with CMMS or work order systems
  • Certified Facilities Manager (CFM) is a plus

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 - 3 years   

Basic Functional Experience - 3 years work experience in facilities maintenance, plant operations or engineering services

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


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