Director of Facilities

Oakland Community Health Network

Job Description


Title: Director of Facilites

Starting Salary: $106,862

Job Summary: The Director of Facilities is responsible for managing the general maintenance and renovations, as well as overseeing build outs for all facilities owned and leased by OCHN. Responsible for effective management of the Facilities team and the overall safety of staff at Oakland Community Health Network.

Essential Functions:

Under general direction:

  • Direct the operations of staff within the facilities team.
  • Serves as primary contact and manages the needs and concerns of tenants within the administration buildings in both Troy and Pontiac.
  • Lead the Safety Committees for all OCHN locations.
  • Provide primary oversight of repairs, maintenance, and renovations.
  • Advise the executive team as to concerns regarding facilities and safety operations.
  • Serve as lead for facilities-related procurement activities.
  • Research, recommend and hire maintenance contractors and vendors, as necessary, and provide oversight of their work. Negotiate terms and conditions of vendor contracts. Ensure contracts, scope of work, and insurance requirements are satisfied before allowing any work to begin.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

Job Requirements and Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Training Requirements (licenses, programs, or certificates):

  • Management training.
  • Building Management Systems and facilities training.

Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in facilities management.
  • Experience in leading workgroups and teams.

Knowledge Requirements:

  • Knowledge of Heating, Ventilation, and Cooling systems and maintenance.
  • Knowledge of building mechanical systems including plumbing, electrical, and carpentry etc.
  • Knowledge of local, state, and federal building codes and regulations.
  • Knowledge of effective team management practices.
  • Knowledge of effective project management practices.


Preferred Requirements:

  • Knowledge of facilities procurement and effective Request for Proposal processes.
Job Specific Competencies/Skills:
  • Organizational skills.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience and knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite, MS 365, and other business-related software applications.
  • Ability to perform moderate physical work; may be required to lift up to 50 pounds occasionally and up to 25 pounds frequently, performing such activities as bending, stooping, kneeling, crouching, climbing, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling and lifting.


Managerial Competencies/Skills:

  • Ability to recognize and analyze complex operational/administrative or fiscal problems, and to recommend and implement solutions.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and create a team environment that resolves problems and implements solutions in an environment that fosters system –wide continuous improvement.
  • Ability to recruit, select, supervise, plan, direct, and evaluate the work of professional, administrative, and clerical employees.
  • Ability to provide developmental opportunities for future succession planning and skill enhancement.
  • Ability to conduct effective meetings.
  • Ability to initiate, plan, develop, coordinate, and implement system wide programs.
  • Highly effective project management skills.
  • Highly effective interpersonal, active listening, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.
  • Ability to respond appropriately to and manage emergent and crisis situations.


Oakland Community Health Network’s Core Competencies:

  • Interacting with others in a way that gives them confidence in one’s intentions and those of the organization; demonstrating loyalty to the organization and its mission and values; maintaining social, ethical, and organizational norms; firmly adhering to codes of conduct and ethical principles. (Integrity/Building Trust)
  • Making customers and their needs a primary focus of one’s actions; developing and sustaining productive customer relationships, recognizing that the ultimate customer is the person served. (Customer Focus)
  • Actively identifying new areas for learning; regularly creating and taking advantage of learning opportunities; using newly gained knowledge and skill on the job and learning through their application. (Continuous Learning)
  • Setting high standards of performance for self and others; assuming responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-imposing standards of excellence in addition to consciously adopting organizational standards of excellence. (Work Standards)
  • Clearly conveying information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals or groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message. (Communication)


Additional Information:

(Travel required, physical requirements, on-call schedules, etc.):

  • Must have available means of transportation to and from OCHN and for required offsite meetings or site visits.
  • Must be available for meetings and events which may occur outside of standard office hours.
  • Must be able to respond to building emergency situations which may occur at any time during a 24-hour period.
  • Hybrid (onsite/remote) work schedule available.
  • Work performed primarily in an office environment.
  • Must be able to respond to building emergency situations which may occur at any time during a 24-hour period.
  • The ideal candidate must be able to complete all physical requirements of the job with or without a reasonable accommodation.

OCHN is committed to building a diverse team and fostering an inclusive and equitable culture. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer that embraces and encourages our employees' differences. This includes (but is not limited to) ability, age, color, family type, gender expression and identity, individual expression, medical conditions, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, and all other diverse and wonderful characteristics.

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