University of Wisconsin–Madison

FP&M Seeking Executive Director of the Physical Plant

Facilities Planning & Management is seeking an Executive Director of the Physical Plant.

Working under the general supervision of the associate vice chancellor for Facilities Planning and Management, the director manages the Physical Plant department consisting of approximately 875 permanent employees with an annual budget in excess of $130 million. The director provides leadership and strategic vision for the division on maintenance and operational issues, manages the resources, staff and budget of the department and is responsible for policy and staff development, departmental communications, and coordination of departmental activities with other FP&M departments (Business and Staff Services, Campus Planning and Landscape Architecture, Capital Planning and Development, Environment, Health and Safety, Space Management, Transportation Services). Physical Plant includes Maintenance and Operations, Safeguard Services, Custodial Services, Campus Renovation Services and Utilities & Energy Management.

The director is responsible for developing, supporting, and promoting programs necessary to maintain safe and efficient facilities to meet the needs of students, faculty, staff and the visiting public. The director oversees policies, procedures and programs to ensure coordination and collaboration between Physical Plant and other departments and administrative units at the university.

Applications are due on December 17, 2017.