Morris College

Columbia , SC

Director of Physical Plant and Transportation

Morris College
Columbia, SC Full time
Posted on April 15, 2018

Morris College, a private four year Liberal Arts College in Sumter, South Carolina, is seeking to fill the following position(s):

DIRECTOR OF PHYSICAL PLANT AND TRANSPORTATION: To serve as the college’s chief physical plant operations and maintenance officer and render direct technical maintenance services where possible. Supervise the college’s programs of building and utility repair and maintenance, custodial services, grounds services, vehicle maintenance and vehicle assignment. Supervise all minor renovations to the college’s physical plant, and coordinate with other appropriate administrative officers and outside contractors in assisting the completion of all major renovations and new construction on the campus. Develop plans and specifications for minor renovation projects on campus involving either departmental personnel or outside contractors. Prepare reports regarding the current status and future needs of the college’s physical plant. Recommend the budget that is necessary to operate the department during each fiscal year, and operate the department within the requirements of the approved budget. Must have working knowledge of mechanical, electrical or structural technology, and ability to read and interpret technical maintenance manuals. Must have demonstrated ability to plan, direct and supervise a program of physical plant operation and maintenance. Ability to communicate and work effectively with other staff employees and outside contractors is required. A Bachelor’s degree, Masters Preferred, in Business Administration or related field from a regionally accredited institution and three years of supervisory work experience in plant management, technical management, construction management or other related field is required. Must be available June 1, 2018.

Morris College is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action employer.

The mission of Morris College is to produce graduates who can pursue useful and productive careers and in so doing enhance their own lives and the society in which they take their places. That mission is being successfully implemented by the thousands of Morris College graduates throughout the nation who are continually making significant contributions.

Morris College's Vision seeks to equip its students for careers and professions by:

  • Providing both the theoretical and practical experiences necessary to function effectively in the larger society.
  • Challenging students to strive for academic proficiency.
  • Promoting positive mental, physical, social and spiritual health.
  • Encouraging students to devote a part of their lives to the service of others.