Society for Human Resource Management

  • Manager, Facilities

    Job Locations US-VA-Alexandria
    Job ID 2018-1272
    Administrative Services
  • Overview

    The Role:


    The Facilities Manager is responsible for planning and managing all aspects of the facilities function that includes, but is not limited to, mail center, maintenance, construction, space planning, project management, ergonomics, safety and security, parking and general office services that consists of internal Help Desk Management, space management and furnishings.


    Your Day:

    • Provides day-to-day supervision and coordination of facility services through employees, contract Property Managers, Building Engineers, and various facilities vendors.
    • Manage parking for SHRM Staff and requests/inquiries from tenants.
    • Act as liaison to Property Management Company, ensuring SHRM’s interests are a priority.
    • Manage Safety/Security that includes access badges and CCTV systems through Datawatch and associated software.
    • Assist in developing operating and capital budgets.
    • Serve as Business Continuity Coordinator and act as first responder for emergencies, including during non-business hours.
    • Manage security and ergonomics to provide a healthy and safe environment.
    • Oversee and manage various facilities/building related projects.
    • Prepare all staff communications regarding various facility building-related topics.
    • Manage the facilities requests from SHRM’s internal Help Desk system.
    • Manage Office Space floor plan system, update floor plans and parking space assignments.
    • Responsible for office furniture and equipment maintenance.
    • Other duties and projects as assigned.


    Must Haves:

    • High School diploma or equivalent. 
    • FMP or CFM designations, from IFMA (international Facility Management Association)
    • 7 years experience in facilities and or property management. Knowledge of Facility Management principles, leadership techniques and coordination of people and resources with facility maintenance operations.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Strong presentation skills.
    • Knowledge or ability to learn various Microsoft Office applications, Help Desk (JIRA) and Datawatch application.
    • Strong problem solving and decision making skills.
    • Excellent customer service skills.
    • Ability to multi-task.

    Let us know if you also have:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Facilities Management.
    • 10 years experience in facilities or property management.

    Physical Demands

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    May require ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations; or the ability to stand, walk, lift, carry and move light to medium weight. Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate equipment and learn technical information. Light lifting is required. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force to constantly move objects.


    Work Environment

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    Work is regularly performed in a professional office environment and routinely uses standard office equipment. This job requires occasional travel 0-10%.


    The Society for Human Resource Management is an equal opportunity employer (Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran).

    ACCESSIBILITY NOTICE: If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process due to a physical or mental disability, please send an email to: or TDD (703) 548-6990.


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