Loyola University Maryland is seeking an Assistant Director of Landscaping and Grounds within the Facilities department. This position reports to the Sr. Associate Director of Facilities Management. The Assistant Director of Landscaping and Grounds oversees the Grounds department and supervises approximately 12 Grounds Crew members.
The Assistant Director of Landscaping & Grounds is responsible for the overall appearance and care of the University Grounds including those on the Evergreen campus, Timonium, Ridley and the Fitness and Aquatic Center (FAC). This care covers lawn spaces, landscaping, tree maintenance, all campus beds, turf maintenance, recreational and intercollegiate fields, site furnishings and campus infrastructure such as roads, sidewalks and parking lots. This position has Lead oversight of the department’s snow and ice control response and snow emergency operations on all University properties.
The Assistant Director will develop and implement appropriate grounds procedures and processes to increase performance, efficiency, sustainability, safety and assure healthy and attractive green spaces. Develop and implement schedules with clearly defined tasks and frequencies, ensure that assignments are fair and equitable, and ensure consistent quality service. Conduct inspections of grounds to ensure compliance with designated APPA landscaping standards/levels of care, identify deficiencies, take appropriate corrective action and recommend improvement processes. Coordinate, negotiate, and oversee contract work. Manage campus waste removal to include in-house trash collection, the recycling program and administration of the waste removal contract. Establish and maintain a culture of cooperation and teamwork amongst the Facilities Management staff and the University community. Ensure compliance with relevant federal and state requirements and University policies and procedures in the delivery of quality service.
This is a full-time exempt position Monday through Friday. Must be able to work occasional weekends and fulfill the requirement of an Essential Personnel, reporting to work during an emergency or inclement weather. Must have a valid Driver's License with an acceptable driving record, and the ability to drive a University vehicle.
8 years of related experience. Must have some supervisory experience. Must have experience in all phases of grounds maintenance. Must have experience with using different types of lawn equipment, tractors, mowers, snowblowers, power tools, and hand tools. Knowledge of plant cultivation, irrigation, spraying and fertilization. Knowledge common plant diseases, ants, insects, pests, and approved materials and methods for eradication.
University benefits include health, vision, dental, retirement, paid holidays, vacation, sick time, and tuition remission programs for the employee and their family.
For more information and to apply online please visit: https://careers.loyola.edu/.
Successful candidates for any staff, faculty, or administrative position at Loyola University Maryland will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
If Staff, list days and hours: Monday- Friday 7:30 am -4:00pm
Loyola University Maryland is a Jesuit, Catholic university committed to the educational and spiritual traditions of the Society of Jesus and to the ideals of liberal education and the development of the whole person. Accordingly, Loyola inspires students to learn, lead, and serve in a diverse and changing world. Loyola’s beautiful, historic Evergreen campus is located in Baltimore, and its graduate centers are in Timonium and Columbia. Loyola enrolls 4,000 undergraduate and 2,000 graduate students across the Sellinger School of Business and Management, the School of Education, and Loyola College of Arts and Sciences. Founded in 1852, Loyola is one of 28 Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States and the first to bear the name of Saint Ignatius Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus.