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Open Position: College Facilities Officer

Published September 30, 2016
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Job Title: College Facilities Officer
Job ID: 40662
Location: Tallahassee, FL

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The Florida State University College of Fine Arts seeks applicants for the position of College Facilities Officer within the Office of the Dean.


The Ringling Exterior

The Ringling Exterior

Coordinates all College facilities and major equipment operations including coordination of building and facility projects, renovations, modifications, maintenance/repairs, and space planning within the College of Fine Arts. Works closely with senior leadership to promote the College’s mission and priorities related to facilities and building management. Identifies, diagnoses, and initiates resolutions to facility issues. Has stewardship of College’s dozens of pieces of major equipment and vehicles. Reviews, analyzes, develops, interprets, and implements policies and procedures essential for the safe and effective management of CFA facilities and equipment. Coordinates space management to ensure optimal utilization of space and facilities. Oversees building security in coordination with departmental security coordinators. Manages employee(s) assisting with these duties. Oversees the purchase of building and maintenance service agreements and facilities related purchases. Monitors expenses for facilities, equipment, and projects and creates long-range plans and budgets for facilities upgrades and emergency expenses. Researches costs and obtains competitive estimates to secure optimal pricing for goods and services. Participates in planning and implementation of long-range facilities/equipment priorities, including expansion, building development, and space utilization projects. Liaison between the College and FSU Facilities Department as well as external vendors and subcontractors.


Carnaghi Arts Building Interior - Scenic Shop

Carnaghi Arts Building Interior – Scenic Shop

A bachelor’s degree and two years of experience related to the duties of this position; or a high school diploma or equivalency and six years of experience related to the duties of this position. (Note: or a combination of post high school education and experience equal to six years.) Experience coordinating facility projects and building maintenance. Experience identifying potential health and safety hazards is required as is an understanding of major equipment and vehicle maintenance. Experience monitoring budgets, creating long-range plans, and obtaining quotes for projects. A valid State of Florida or Georgia driver’s license or the ability to obtain. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. Ability prioritize, organize, and perform multiple work assignments simultaneously. Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.


Preferred candidates with experience managing employees.

University Information

The College of Fine Arts (CFA) offers degree programs in Art, Art Education, Art History, Dance, Interior Architecture and Design, and Theatre. The College also houses several non-academic units including the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, and the Museum of Fine Arts. Many of our programs rank among the most respected in the nation. For more information, please visit

Anticipated Salary Range

Commensurate with experience.

Criminal Background Check

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check.

Pay Plan

This is an A&P (Administrative and Professional) position.

How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service. Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.

Open until filled

This position is being advertised as open until filled.

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