Director of Business Services and Facilities

Penn State University

Penn State Wilkes-Barre
Campus City:
Lehman, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
03 – J – Exempt
Work Unit:
Penn State Wilkes-Barre
Business Services
Full/Part Time:


Penn State Wilkes-Barre is seeking a Director of Business Services and Facilities. This position is responsible for all aspects of operations, maintenance and preservation of the campus. This position will report to the Chancellor/Chief Academic Officer and will be a member of the campus leadership team. The successful candidate will be responsible for budget management and financial stewardship for areas under this position’s purview; planning, scheduling, and overseeing preventive, deferred, and major maintenance in partnership with the University’s Office of Physical Plant; overseeing planning, management, and administration of the day-to-day campus physical plant activities including buildings, grounds, parking, housekeeping, general maintenance, etc.; partnering with the Office of Physical Plant to oversee major construction projects as well as monitoring and supervising the work of external contractors; overseeing bid processes and contract development for facilities-related outsourced work; developing accountability measures for same; overseeing the campus mail services operation, and copier contract; serving as the point of contact for environmental health and safety and related risk management compliance; championing sustainability initiatives for facilities and operations and overseeing related best practices; supervising storm water management program compliance; overseeing the water treatment plant; and serving as the point of contact for the campus’ emergency management coordinator and related programming. Will assist in the coordination of special events, including Commencement, Opening Day, open house, new student orientation, etc. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus three years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Additional years of supervisory experience relating to maintenance crews, project management and maintenance of buildings and facilities is preferred. Previous union experience helpful. For full consideration, candidates must submit an online employment application, cover letter and resume. Must be a skilled planner and adept at managing multiple concurrent priorities and projects while adhering to deadlines. Must be aesthetically oriented with a critical eye for details and possess a commitment to excellent results. This position requires a team player who can effectively communicate with multiple constituents. Must have the ability to work with and advise senior leadership and foster and maintain an effective working relationship with other campus departments, their personnel, and the campus community. The successful candidate will have excellent verbal and written communication skills and evidence of effective public presentation skills. Must be proficient in use of Word, Excel, Power Point and Office 365. The Pennsylvania State University is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusion that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusion as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088