Assistant Director of Physical Plant

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Wichita, KANSAS

Assistant Director of Physical Plant

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Job Description

Friends University is committed to work-life balance for its employees by offering flex work options, up to 4 weeks of vacation, 96 hours of sick leave per year, up to 13 1/2 paid holidays, half day Fridays June through July, up to 5% retirement matching, and free undergraduate tuition for you, your spouse, and your dependents.

Friends University is seeking to fill the Assistant Director of Physical Plant position in Wichita Kansas. This position serves as primary liaison representing Physical Plant to the university and vendors and responsible for the delivery of all PP services for the university ensuring that services are delivered cost effectively and executed to excellent standards. Developing the general maintenance team to ensure they are performing in their roles in executing all services to the university in a prompt and exemplary manner. This position is responsible for the budgetary management of PP financial and operational reporting for the University. Oversees supervision of Plant operations and staff when Director of Physical Plant is not present. Works collaboratively with Director of Physical Plant on all aspects of the maintenance and upkeep of physical facilities. Work hours are 7 am to 4 pm Monday through Friday.

Friends University seeks to hire individuals who will embrace our mission and celebrate our commitment to equipping students to honor God in their personal, professional, and spiritual lives by adhering to the University’s RISE Core Values (Respect, Inclusion, Service and Excellence).  The mission of the University is:

Friends University, a Christian University of Quaker heritage, equips students to honor God and serve others by integrating their intellectual, spiritual, and professional lives.

Skills & Requirements

Two years’ supervisory experience is required.  Experience with facilities business operations including work order scheduling, vendor negotiations, and intradepartmental communications management. 

An Associate or bachelor’s degree preferred.

Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills are necessary.

Ability to maintain confidential information in a professional manner is required. Must be able to work in a variety of weather and able to lift a minimum of 35 pounds.

Please visit our employment site at to apply.  Only applications submitted through this Friends University website application process will be accepted.

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