Director of Facilities

Goshen College invites nominations and applications for the full-time position of Director of Facilities.  The Director gives leadership and vision to the Goshen College physical plant by supervising and directing staff who are engaged in the operation, maintenance and custodial services for 120 acres and 750,000 sq feet of buildings, and off-campus properties including property in the Florida Keys.  Manages the development, prioritization and administration of a $2.5M budget while also providing support in developing and implementing elements of campus master planning and long-range facility planning, and overseeing all major and minor construction and renovation to buildings and grounds.  Works as a campus contact with outside architectural, consulting and contracting firms on major projects on campus.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree required.  A minimum of five years of related and recent administrative and managerial experience which demonstrates the ability and knowledge to provide leadership for planning, development, and operations of a complex organization and facility.

Candidates must be committed to the community standards, mission and core values of Goshen College.

About Goshen College:

Goshen College is an affordable, nationally-ranked Christian liberal arts college in Northern Indiana known for leadership in intercultural and international education, sustainability and social justice. The college offers bachelor’s degrees in more than 65 areas of study, as well as select graduate degrees. Goshen enrolls approximately 950 students from 35 states and 23 countries and is recognized for its innovative, life-changing study abroad program (Study-Service Term) and exceptional educational value. The 135-acre tree-filled campus features a world-class Music Center and a Rec-Fitness Center for 14 intercollegiate athletic teams. The extended campus includes a 1,189-acre natural sanctuary (the Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center near Wolf Lake, Ind.) and a marine biology lab in the Florida Keys. Rooted in the historically peaceful Mennonite church and established in 1894, the college’s Christ-centered mission produces passionate learners, compassionate peacemakers, global citizens and servant leaders. The college’s doors are open to all, with students from 40 different Christian denominations and several world religions. Experiential learning, faculty mentors and strong friendships are significant community strengths for students.

The college is located in the heart of Elkhart County in Northern Indiana, just a couple of hours from Chicago, Indianapolis and Detroit.  Goshen was named the 2017 Indiana Community of the Year by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce for its amazing arts and entertainment, food scene, recreational opportunities, outstanding schools, affordable living, cultural diversity and entrepreneurial spirit. Learn more at goodofgoshen.com.

How to Apply:

If you are applying through Indeed or another search engine, please make sure to go to www.goshen.edu/employment to apply.

Please be sure to provide all required materials noted below, as incomplete applications may not be considered. Application materials may be attached to the Faculty Information Form or sent electronically to hr@goshen.edu.

Required:

  • Complete and submit the online Faculty Information Form
  • Letter of application addressed to the Director of Facilities Search Committee
  • Résumé or Curriculum Vitae
  • Three professional letters of reference with contact information (note that references will not be contacted without prior knowledge and approval of candidates)

Review of applications will begin immediately and will remain open until filled. 

Goshen College is an equal opportunity employer, committed to enhancing diversity across the institution. Goshen College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or any legally protected status. To protect the welfare and provide for the safety of the students, employees, visitors, and resources of Goshen College, background checks are conducted by the Office of Human Resources on all new and re-hired employees.

Human Resources
Goshen College
1700 S. Main Street
Goshen, IN 46526-4795

E-mail: hr@goshen.edu
Telephone: (574) 535-7111