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Posted on: June 8, 2020
Deadline: July 6, 2020
Grade: n/a


This posting represents a five-year full-time contract position.


Reporting to the Associate Vice-President, Facilities Management, the incumbent spearheads all property management and operations services for the entire building and land portfolio of the University. He/she provides and operates on a daily basis, a safe, healthy, comfortable, and attractive environment for students, faculty and staff that should support the University’s pursuit of excellence in teaching and research.

Primary responsibilities

  • Plan and manage directly all property management, maintenance, operations, mail, transportation & distribution, custodial and grounds daily and annual operations for Concordia’s building and lands portfolio. Continual review of organizational structure.
  • Establish and maintain excellent and formal communications liaisons with the Property Clients (Faculties, students and staff) and Facilities Operations units. Will also include partner service suppliers such as Security, EH&S, Project Management, Strategic Planning, Project Management Office and Administrative Services.
  • Manage the Service contracts process with Purchasing and Facilities Administration; establish operating standards, transparent processes and quality controls to ensure optimal performance at affordable prices.
  • Set up annual measures for the program to evaluate progress, establish quality control and mechanisms for external contracts.
  • Act as a leader for the Property Management team and support the AVP Facilities Management on special projects.
  • Develop professional and organizational improvement programs Facilities Management Team. This includes developing annual objectives with reviews and implementing training, team development and recruitment.
  • Develop improvement programs (or collaborates with others) to develop the property management and operations groups to achieve best practices; this includes cycle time, quality, energy consumption, costs, customer service standards, building certification, FCI.
  • Collaborate with other service sector such as Security, EH&S, and Project Management and as required when offering integrated property management services.
  • Contributes to the implementation and adherence of Environmental Health and Safety policies and procedures, as well as design standards development, and supporting project management policies and procedures.
  • Manage a budget of 30 million dollar annually.
  • Develop and implement an annual deferred maintenance program, as well as the assets investment plan.


  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in engineering or administration or a related field (architecture, etc.) with over seven years of job-related experience, and at least five years’ experience in a managerial position.
  • Master’s Degree, MBA, BOMA, CRP or PMP certifications are assets.
  • Experience in Project Management desirable.
  • Proven experience with corrective and preventative maintenance procedures, building codes, as well as construction practice, EH&S, and security.
  • Ability to manage and mobilize a diverse team.
  • Good knowledge (Level 4) of spoken and written English and French language communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, planning, negotiating and people management skills.
  • Intermediate knowledge of office systems in a PC environment.
  • Strong knowledge of unionized environment and previous experience working in a unionized environment with several collective agreements.
  • Courteous with strong customer service orientation, the ability to multi-task and able to work comfortably in a fast paced, environment.
  • Dependable with proficient attention to detail, strong communication and decision making skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and to establish effective working relationships with the University Community, and with service providers.
  • Experience in budget planning and control management.


$130,334 -$151,176 per annum



Interested applicants must submit a curriculum vitae with a covering letter by July 6, 2020. Please click on the How to Apply button below for further instructions.

IMPORTANT: The language and computer skills of short-listed candidates will be tested.

Concordia University is committed to Employment Equity and encourages applications from women, Aboriginal Peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, and persons with disabilities.

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