Director of Facilities Management

Position Overview

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The Position

Reporting to the President, the Director of Facilities Management will supervise Johnson C. Smith University staff, contract staff and independent contractors engaged in general maintenance, custodial and grounds work, fleet maintenance, inventory management and event set-up. The director will also be engaged in master planning and building renovation, overseeing contracted engineers, architects and construction crews.

Johnson C. Smith University (JCSU) has more than 50 buildings situated on 100 acres in the center of Charlotte, N.C. Several campus vistas provide an awe-inspiring view of Charlotte’s striking skyline. JCSU is recognized as part of the Charlotte’s urban forest with more than 900 trees. Many buildings and structures on the campus are considered among the most iconic buildings in the Queen City.

The new director will possess an appropriate degree for a manager of buildings, contracts, land and people. Certification or licensure in one or more areas is desirable. The director will bring significant administrative leadership experience to this position. For detailed information, view the search profile (downloadable above).

Nominations and Applications

To assure full consideration, applications should be received by December 11, 2019 and include a letter of interest that directly responds to the Leadership Opportunities and the Characteristics of the Facilities Director sections of the profile, a curriculum vitae, and five professional references with e-mail addresses and telephone numbers. Applications should be sent electronically (MS Word or PDF format) to:

The search committee will begin a review of applications immediately and continue work until an appointment is made. All inquiries and applications will be received and evaluated in confidence.

Nominators and prospective candidates may contact: 

Dr. Richard A. Wueste, Executive Search Consultant,, (540) 431-5131


Johnson C. Smith University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability or veteran’s status as it relates to student enrollment or hiring. Johnson C. Smith University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate and master’s degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Johnson C. Smith University.