ORANGE COUNTY, NC SEEKS AN EXPERIENCED AND INNOVATIVE
ASSET MANAGEMENT SERVICES DIRECTOR
Nestled in the hills of the North Carolina Piedmont, Orange County is home to more than 130,000 residents and includes historic Hillsborough, the county seat; Chapel Hill, home of the University of North Carolina; and Carrboro and Mebane, former railroad and mill towns. The County encompasses 400 square miles of rolling farms and forest, vital urban centers and small towns. Orange County combines the best of cosmopolitan and rural values with an abundance of historical, social and cultural resources.
Under the direction of the County Manager, the Asset Management Services Director oversees the staff, budget and operations of the Asset Management Services Department (AMS). The Department is responsible for routine and emergency maintenance of all county facilities, space needs planning for future and renovated facilities, coordinating county facilities and lease contracts, negotiating rents and leases for non-county-owned space needed by county departments, and serving as the county contact for landlords. AMS consists of 38 full-time equivalent employees and operates with a $5.5 million budget. The department supports 24 County buildings with 323,829 cleanable square feet.
With a consolidated budget of approximately $258 million (approximately $227 million in the General Fund Budget) and a workforce of 990 permanent employees, Orange County provides strong support for quality public and educational services. The Asset Management Services Department is one of the Support Services departments of the County, along with Community Relations, Finance and Administrative Services, Human Resources, and Information Technology, collectively reporting to the County Manager and closely working with the Deputy County Manager.
The successful candidate will possess any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in construction engineering, business, architecture, public administration, planning or a related field. A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience in complex facilities management is required, preferably in an organization of comparable size and complexity and supervising a comparable or larger staff. The selected candidate will possess or readily obtain a North Carolina driver’s license. Orange County reserves the right to consider any combination of education, training and experience that provides the ability to execute the essential functions of the position.
Starting salary range between $83,853 to $130,000 DOQ/E. This position is open until filled; however, interested applicants should apply and submit a cover letter and resume on-line no later than May 13, 2019.
For more information, please contact Chuck Rohre at 214.466.2436.
Orange County, NC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of its workforce!
- Asset Management
7+ to 10 years