POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Assistant Director, Facilities and Operations
Touch of Nature Environmental Center
Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Southern Illinois University Carbondale invites applications and nominations for the position of Assistant Director of Facilities and Operations for Touch of Nature Environmental Center.

The Position: This position is critical in assisting the Touch of Nature Director with the administration of Touch of Nature's 3100 acres of forest, 100 buildings and certain related auxiliary functions, performing duties of a diverse nature and using broad policies to achieve functional objectives affecting revenue streams. Direct the administration and daily operations of Touch of Nature's departments of Supply, Custodial, Maintenance, Grounds, Food Service, and overall Customer Service with final and sole responsibility for all decisions, facility management including building and campus policy enforcement, risk management, security, safety, facility use, and direction of all physical arrangements. Responsible for the physical condition and hospitable environment of a 3100 acre outdoor education facility, as well as other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications: Masters degree plus 3 years of work experience with facility management and operations and experience in supervisory roles and management responsibilities in an administrative and supervisory position or a Bachelors degree plus 5 years of work experience with facility management and operations and experience in supervisory roles and management responsibilities in an administrative and supervisory position. Experience working directly with outdoor recreation facilities preferred.

Application Deadline: Application review will begin May 2, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled.

Application Procedure: Please submit a letter of application outlining qualifications and experience; a detailed resume outlining related work experience; and the names, telephone numbers, and postal and email addresses for three (3) professional references to:

Lorrie Lefler
Student Services Building, Room 486
Mail Code 4308
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
1263 Lincoln Drive
Carbondale, IL 62901

E-mail: ljlefler@siu.edu

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of 
individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its
ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to
serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed 
and encouraged and will receive consideration.