Job Description

Grand Canyon University!  One of Arizona’s leading institutions of higher learning. Located in the Valley of Sun in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona, GCU is a regionally accredited, private, nondenominational Christian University. 

GCU Facilities manages and services all university-owned property. By the development and maintenance of the GCU campus and surrounding areas, GCU aims to support and ensure the accomplishment of the university’s mission. By working creatively and collaboratively, we fulfill the needs of the university by successfully managing our resources while delivering excellent customer service.

Grand Canyon University is currently seeking a full time Facilities Program Manager. The Facilities Program Manager plays a key role in the development and management of various facility maintenance programs. This individual will assess the need for ongoing capital investments and facility improvements and ensure these are implemented when needed.

What you will do:

  • Lead/facilitate facilities improvement activities such as the development/optimization of maintenance plans, equipment criticality analysis, implementation of management processes, problem solving, definition of roles and responsibilities, etc.

  • Develop, implement, and maintain a preventive maintenance program for building mechanical systems and equipment for all campus buildings.

  • Coordinate with internal stakeholders to assess maintenance needs and prioritize tasks based on urgency and importance.

  • Proactively identify opportunities for process improvement and efficiency enhancement within the facilities maintenance program.

  • Monitor and evaluate the performance of maintenance activities to ensure quality, cost-effectiveness, and compliance with regulatory requirements.

  • Perform best practice audits to monitor the progress and identify opportunities for improvement to propose work plans to fill the gaps.

  • Assist with the development and management of the facility capital and expense budgets necessary to ensure safe and efficient operation of the mechanical, electrical, HVAC and plumbing systems.

  • Other duties as assigned.

What you need:

  • Bachelor's degree in Facilities Management, Engineering, Business Administration, or related field

  • Experience (5+ years) in facilities management, with a focus on maintenance program development and implementation

  • Strong program management skills with the ability to prioritize tasks, manage deadlines, and lead cross-functional teams.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively interact with internal stakeholders, external vendors, and contractors.

  • Must pass pre-employment background investigation.

Why work at GCU?

  • Exceptional workplace benefits include medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a 401K savings plan.

  • Generous time off plan and 11 paid holidays

  • Paid time off to volunteer in the community or at GCU sponsored events.

  • Free covered parking

  • We also offer full-time employees, their spouses, and dependent children an Education Tuition Discount Program

  • Free on-site gyms at all our office location

Application Instructions

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