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The University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford (UICOMR) seeks an experienced Director of Facilities Management to play a key leadership role in providing strategic oversight of all aspects related to the maintenance, operation, and development of facilities within the UIC Health Sciences Campus-Rockford environment. This includes ensuring that facilities support the organization’s mission, are well-maintained, and provide a safe and productive environment for students, faculty, staff, and visitors. The Director of Facilities Management reports to the Regional Dean and is a member of the College of Medicine Rockford senior leadership team.

The University of Illinois College of Medicine, with its regional campuses, is one of the largest medical schools in the United States. The University offers outstanding opportunities for developing its students, faculty, and staff. Rockford, a progressive mid-sized metropolitan area in northern Illinois, is approximately 85 miles west of Chicago. The city features an award-winning park system, several gardens showcasing diverse flora and landscapes, a prominent art museum along with other art-related attractions, a vibrant theater scene, a revitalized downtown, a river walk, a minor league hockey team, numerous golf courses, affordable living, a diverse dining scene, and convenient access to other major Midwest cities.

Minimum qualifications include but are not limited to a bachelor’s degree in such fields as facilities management, business, engineering, or related discipline. Seven years of experience in work directly related to a facility’s administration and/or management, of which five years were in a supervisory or administrative capacity. Completion of FEMA’s incident Command System (ICS) training is required within six months of hire. Ability to maintain accessibility and promptly respond to calls, including evenings and weekends, to address emergencies and coordinate necessary actions while demonstrating readiness to physically attend onsite during crises to oversee and facilitate resolution efforts.

For a detailed list of duties, responsibilities, and additional requirements and to apply, please refer to the full job posting linked here. Please include a cover letter, CV, and list of three professional references.


We will begin reviewing applications on or around Wednesday, April 3, 2024, with full consideration given to those received by this date. However, we continue to welcome applications until Monday, May 20th, 2024.

Fullest consideration date: Wednesday, April 3, 2024, at 6:00 pm (Central Daylight Time)
The search committee will review applications received before this date for early action.

Final date:  Monday, May 20, 2024, at 6:00 pm (Central Daylight Time)
Applications received through May 20, 2024, at 6:00 pm CDT, will be accepted and reviewed until finalist candidates have been identified.


The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity and is particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people. We are committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Offers of employment by the University of Illinois may be subject to approval by the University’s Board of Trustees and are made contingent upon the candidate’s successful completion of any criminal background checks and other pre-employment assessments that may be required for the position being offered. Additional information regarding such pre-employment checks and assessments may be provided as applicable during the hiring process.

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