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Working As A Director Of Facilities

  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Interacting With Computers
  • Getting Information
  • Performing Administrative Activities
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems
  • Deal with People

  • Mostly Sitting

  • Repetitive

  • $89,000

    Average Salary

What Does A Director Of Facilities Do

Administrative services managers plan, direct, and coordinate supportive services of an organization. Their specific responsibilities vary, but administrative service managers typically maintain facilities and supervise activities that include recordkeeping, mail distribution, and office upkeep. In a small organization, they may direct all support services and may be called the business office manager. Large organizations may have several layers of administrative managers who specialize in different areas.

Duties

Administrative services managers typically do the following:

  • Buy, store, and distribute supplies
  • Supervise clerical and administrative personnel
  • Set goals and deadlines for their department
  • Develop, manage, and monitor records
  • Recommend changes to policies or procedures in order to improve operations, such as changing what supplies are kept or how to improve recordkeeping
  • Plan budgets for contracts, equipment, and supplies
  • Monitor the facility to ensure that it remains safe, secure, and well maintained
  • Oversee the maintenance and repair of machinery, equipment, and electrical and mechanical systems
  • Ensure that facilities meet environmental, health, and security standards and comply with government regulations

Administrative services managers plan, coordinate, and direct a broad range of services that allow organizations to operate efficiently. An organization may have several managers who oversee activities that meet the needs of multiple departments, such as mail, printing and copying, recordkeeping, security, building maintenance, and recycling.

The work of administrative services managers can make a difference in employees’ productivity and satisfaction. For example, an administrative services manager might be responsible for making sure that the organization has the supplies and services it needs. In addition, an administrative services manager who is responsible for coordinating space allocation might take into account employee morale and available funds when determining the best way to arrange a given physical space.

Administrative services managers also ensure that the organization honors its contracts and follows government regulations and safety standards.

Administrative services managers may examine energy consumption patterns, technology usage, and office equipment. For example, managers may recommend buying new or different equipment or supplies in order to lower energy costs or improve indoor air quality.

Administrative services managers also plan for maintenance and the future replacement of equipment, such as computers. A timely replacement of equipment can help save money for the organization, because eventually the cost of upgrading and maintaining equipment becomes higher than the cost of buying new equipment.

The following are examples of types of administrative services managers:

Contract administrators handle buying, storing, and distributing equipment and supplies. They also oversee getting rid of surplus or unclaimed property.

Facility managers oversee buildings, grounds, equipment, and supplies. Their duties fall into several categories, including overseeing operations and maintenance, planning and managing projects, and dealing with environmental factors.

Facility managers may oversee renovation projects to improve efficiency or ensure that facilities meet government regulations and environmental, health, and security standards. For example, they may influence building renovation projects by recommending energy-saving alternatives or efficiencies that reduce waste. In addition, facility managers continually monitor the facility to ensure that it remains safe, secure, and well maintained. Facility managers also are responsible for directing staff, including maintenance, grounds, and custodial workers.

Records and information managers develop, monitor, and manage an organization’s records. They provide information to executive management, and they ensure that employees throughout the organization follow information and records management guidelines. They may direct the operations of on-site or off-site records facilities. They should be familiar with the technology that is used to manage both physical and electronic records. Records and information managers also work closely with an organization’s attorneys, technology, and business operations personnel.

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How To Become A Director Of Facilities

Educational requirements vary by the type of organization and the work performed. Administrative services managers must have related work experience.

Education

A bachelor’s degree is typically required for someone to become an administrative services manager. However, some jobseekers may be able to enter the occupation with a high school diploma. Those with a bachelor’s degree typically study business, engineering, facility management, or information management.

Licenses, Certifications, and Registrations

The International Facility Management Association offers a competency-based professional certification program for administrative services managers. Completing this program may give prospective job candidates an advantage. The program has two levels: the Facilities Management Professional (FMP) certification and the Certified Facility Manager (CFM) certification. People entering the profession can get the FMP as a steppingstone to the CFM. For the CFM, applicants must meet certain educational and experience requirements. The CFM must be renewed every 3 years by completing continuing education and professional development requirements.

For records and information managers, the Institute of Certified Records Managers offers the Certified Records Manager (CRM) certification. For those specializing in information governance, ARMA International offers the Information Governance Professional (IGP) certification.

Work Experience

Administrative services managers must have related work experience reflecting managerial and leadership abilities. For example, contract administrators need experience in purchasing and sales, as well as knowledge of the variety of supplies, machinery, and equipment that their organization uses. Managers who are concerned with supply, inventory, and distribution should be experienced in receiving, warehousing, packaging, shipping, transportation, and related operations.

Advancement

Advancement of facility managers is based on the practices and size of individual organizations. Some facility managers transfer among departments within an organization or work their way up from technical positions. Others advance through a progression of facility management positions that offer additional responsibilities. Advancement is easier in large organizations that employ several levels and types of administrative services managers.

A master’s degree in business administration or a related field can enhance a manager’s opportunities to advance to a higher level position, such as director of administrative services. Some experienced managers may join or establish a management consulting firm to provide administrative management services to other organizations on a contract basis.

Important Qualities

Analytical skills. Administrative services managers must be able to review an organization’s procedures and find ways to improve efficiency.

Communication skills. Much of an administrative services manager’s time is spent working with other people. Therefore, communication is a key quality.

Detail oriented. Administrative services managers must pay attention to details. This quality is necessary across a range of tasks, from ensuring that the organization complies with building codes to managing the process of buying equipment.

Leadership skills. In managing workers and coordinating administrative duties, administrative services managers must be able to motivate employees and deal with issues that may arise.

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Director Of Facilities Career Paths

Director Of Facilities
Vice President
Senior Vice President
13 Yearsyrs
Vice President
6 Yearsyrs
Executive Director
Chief Executive Officer
8 Yearsyrs
Executive Director
10 Yearsyrs
Director, Facilities & Operations
6 Yearsyrs
Operations Vice President
Chief Operating Officer
11 Yearsyrs
Operations Vice President
11 Yearsyrs
Senior Director
Chief Finance Officer
13 Yearsyrs
Senior Director
13 Yearsyrs
Regional Director
Operations Director
9 Yearsyrs
Regional Director
9 Yearsyrs
Chief Operating Officer
President & Chief Operating Officer
13 Yearsyrs
Assistant Vice President
Vice President And Manager
10 Yearsyrs
Assistant Vice President
7 Yearsyrs
Director Of Support Services
9 Yearsyrs
Corporate Director
Finance Director
10 Yearsyrs
Managing Director
Founder And Chief Executive Officer
7 Yearsyrs
Managing Director
11 Yearsyrs
Business Development Director
Executive Vice President
11 Yearsyrs
Business Development Director
11 Yearsyrs
Chief Executive Officer
Business Director
10 Yearsyrs
Senior Vice President
Senior Vice President-Operations
14 Yearsyrs
Director Of Support Services
Information Technology Director
10 Yearsyrs
Project Director
Development Director
9 Yearsyrs
Project Director
8 Yearsyrs
Clinical Director
Clinical Services Director
11 Yearsyrs
Clinical Director
9 Yearsyrs
Director, Facilities & Operations
Director Of Plant Operations
13 Yearsyrs
Interim Director
Marketing Director
7 Yearsyrs
Interim Director
10 Yearsyrs
Director Of Managed Services
9 Yearsyrs
Chief Finance Officer
Chief Finance And Operating Officer
14 Yearsyrs
Vice President Of Engineering
Vice President Of Information Technology
12 Yearsyrs
Vice President Of Engineering
13 Yearsyrs
President/Chief Executive Officer
Co-Owner
6 Yearsyrs
Marketing Director
Community Relations Director
8 Yearsyrs
Vice President Of Construction
Regional Vice President
11 Yearsyrs
Director Of Project Management
Director Of Clinical Operations
12 Yearsyrs
Director Of Project Management
12 Yearsyrs
Center Director
Service Director
9 Yearsyrs
Center Director
7 Yearsyrs
Rehab Director
Regional Director Of Operations
11 Yearsyrs
Security Director
Deputy Director
9 Yearsyrs
Security Director
10 Yearsyrs
Housekeeping Director
Environmental Services Director
9 Yearsyrs
Director Of Managed Services
Director Of Human Resources
10 Yearsyrs
Director Of Sales
Director Of Sales And Operations
10 Yearsyrs
Development Director
Development Vice President
10 Yearsyrs
Area Director
Director Of Training
7 Yearsyrs
Area Director
8 Yearsyrs
Regional Director Of Operations
Director Of Business Operations
10 Yearsyrs
General Manager/Director
Board Of Directors Member
8 Yearsyrs
Managed Care Director
Chief Nursing Officer
13 Yearsyrs
Managed Care Director
9 Yearsyrs
Regional Vice President
Finance Vice President
10 Yearsyrs
Director, Procurement
13 Yearsyrs
Director Of Materials Management
Director Of Pharmacist
10 Yearsyrs
Athletic Director
Education Director
7 Yearsyrs
Athletic Director
5 Yearsyrs
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Average Length of Employment
Physical Director 4.6 years
Facilities Manager 4.3 years
Top Careers Before Director Of Facilities
Owner 4.9%
Director 4.7%
Manager 4.5%
Top Careers After Director Of Facilities
Owner 5.6%
Director 5.5%
Consultant 4.8%
Manager 3.2%

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Director Of Facilities Demographics

Gender

Male

72.5%

Female

19.6%

Unknown

7.9%
Ethnicity

White

63.5%

Hispanic or Latino

15.3%

Black or African American

11.6%

Asian

6.1%

Unknown

3.6%
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Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

61.4%

German

9.6%

French

5.3%

Carrier

4.4%

Italian

2.6%

Russian

1.8%

Japanese

1.8%

Dakota

1.8%

Polish

1.8%

Konkani

0.9%

Hindi

0.9%

Dutch

0.9%

Mandarin

0.9%

Ukrainian

0.9%

Catalan

0.9%

Navajo

0.9%

Greek

0.9%

Latvian

0.9%

Portuguese

0.9%

Chinese

0.9%
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Director Of Facilities Education

Schools

University of Phoenix

24.5%

Pennsylvania State University

6.8%

Liberty University

5.2%

Northeastern University

5.0%

New York University

4.6%

Southern Illinois University Carbondale

4.0%

Walden University

4.0%

Michigan State University

4.0%

The Academy

4.0%

Ferris State University

4.0%

Temple University

3.8%

Webster University

3.8%

Purdue University

3.6%

Eastern Michigan University

3.4%

Arizona State University

3.4%

Texas A&M University

3.4%

Ohio University -

3.2%

Villanova University

3.0%

University of Houston

3.0%

Strayer University

3.0%
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Majors

Business

35.6%

Management

8.0%

Nursing

5.6%

Mechanical Engineering

4.3%

Parks And Recreation Management

3.9%

Criminal Justice

3.8%

Psychology

3.6%

Accounting

3.3%

Education

3.2%

Electrical Engineering

3.2%

Project Management

3.0%

Environmental Control Technologies/Technicians

2.8%

Communication

2.7%

Heating And Air Conditioning

2.7%

Finance

2.6%

Health Care Administration

2.6%

Engineering

2.4%

Architecture

2.2%

Construction Management

2.2%

Public Administration

2.2%
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Degrees

Bachelors

35.9%

Other

23.6%

Masters

22.2%

Associate

9.1%

Certificate

4.9%

Doctorate

2.5%

Diploma

1.1%

License

0.6%
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Average Yearly Salary
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$51,000
Min 10%
$89,000
Median 50%
$89,000
Median 50%
$89,000
Median 50%
$89,000
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$89,000
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$89,000
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Median 50%
$158,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Google
Highest Paying City
Los Gatos, CA
Highest Paying State
Hawaii
Avg Experience Level
4.7 years
How much does a Director Of Facilities make at top companies?
The national average salary for a Director Of Facilities in the United States is $90,083 per year or $43 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $51,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $158,000.

Real Director Of Facilities Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Director 1, Upstream Facilities Fluor Enterprises, Inc. Sugar Land, TX Aug 25, 2012 $199,627
Director, Computer Aided Facility Management TSIG Consulting Inc. New York, NY Dec 29, 2015 $188,843
Director, Facilities Planning & Development University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences, I Saint Augustine, FL Dec 01, 2009 $174,536
Director, Animal Care Facility National Jewish Health Denver, CO Mar 10, 2012 $167,407
Director of Engineering, Facilities, and Operat Philadelphia Museum of Art Philadelphia, PA May 14, 2010 $156,750
Director, Equipment and Facilities Maintenance Trapac, LLC CA Jan 06, 2016 $150,000
Director, Facilities Engineering S&B Pharma, Inc. Fenton, MO Nov 07, 2016 $140,000 -
$150,000
Director of Applied Research and Core Facility The Bode Technology Group Lorton, VA Sep 08, 2012 $138,523
Director, Regional Facility Management Volvo Car Us Operations, Inc. Summerville, SC Sep 19, 2016 $124,821 -
$137,500
Director of Facilities Management Fletcher Allen Health Care Burlington, VT May 30, 2008 $119,350
Director-Operations, Transportation and Faciliti Cummins Inc. Memphis, TN Jun 30, 2011 $112,900 -
$140,900
Director of Facility Administrative Services NMS Healthcare of Hagerstown, LLC Hagerstown, MD Aug 13, 2015 $97,198
Director, Metabolite Profiling Core Facility Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research Cambridge, MA Oct 31, 2016 $95,000
Director of Small Animal Imaging Facility Van Andel Research Institute Grand Rapids, MI May 01, 2013 $94,120
Director of Small Imaging Facility Van Andel Research Institute Grand Rapids, MI May 01, 2010 $90,000
Director, Preclinical Murine Pharmacogenetics Core Facility Harvard Medical Faculty Physicians at Bidmc, Inc. Boston, MA Mar 06, 2015 $90,000
Director, Preclinical Murine Pharmacogenetics Core Facility Harvard Medical Faculty Physicians at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical CE Boston, MA Dec 01, 2015 $90,000
Microfabrication Facility Director The University of Iowa Iowa City, IA May 01, 2012 $89,600
Director, Microscopy Imaging Facility The Pennsylvania State University Hershey, PA Mar 01, 2014 $81,600
Director of Facilities Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley Los Gatos, CA Oct 01, 2010 $80,500 -
$85,500
Genomics Core Facility Director The Scripps Research Institute, Scripps Florida Jupiter, FL Dec 02, 2013 $80,000
Director of Facilities Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley Los Gatos, CA Sep 30, 2013 $80,000 -
$90,000
Director of Coaching and Facilities Future Stars Tennis Club at Harbourview Racquet Cl Armonk, NY Nov 29, 2010 $79,306
Director of Coaching and Facilities Habrourview Racquet Club, LLC Armonk, NY Dec 06, 2010 $79,306

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Top Skills for A Director Of Facilities

  1. Facilities Management
  2. Life Safety
  3. Preventative Maintenance
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  • Maintained rapport with university partners to ensure that the needs of Enrollment Management are met regarding Facilities Management and Technology.
  • Demonstrated exceptional judgment in life safety issues and property management.
  • Instituted a comprehensive preventative maintenance program that included all building systems and greatly improved end user satisfaction with the facilities.
  • Conduct quality control reviews as necessary to evaluate internal controls that ensured adequate preventive maintenance and repair procedures.
  • Negotiated and developed local/national vendor and service contracts resulting in beneficial business relationships.

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