ACME Sr. PM


Now seeking an entrepreneurial, client-centric Senior Project Manager to manage a growing number of industrial, manufacturing & food and beverage projects in the Cape Girardeau area!

ABOUT ACME CONSTRUCTORS

Since 1947, ACME Constructors (“ACME”) has provided self-performing, high-quality industrial solutions to Fortune 500 and privately held companies across a wide array of automotive, manufacturing, chemical, and other industries.

With three locations across Missouri (St. Louis, Columbia, Cape Girardeau), ACME proudly manages 700+ projects per year, ranging up to $30M in size and made possible through the partnership with a highly skilled 200+ union workforce. ACME’s client-focused approach includes an unending dedication to safety, superior project management and a commitment to retain the best skilled craftspeople in the industry.

As a 100% employee-owned and managed entity (ESOP), ACME’s ownership structure fosters a deep sense of community, promotes and rewards collaboration, and reflects the core values upon which ACME’s success is based. ACME’s employees are the life blood of the company – they are a family of customer-driven, positive, and hardworking individuals who embrace an entrepreneurial spirit and who value employee productivity to achieve company profitability. Visit us at www.acmeconstructors.com

YOUR ROLE AS SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER

Reporting to ACME’s Market Director, you will serve as a key project leader within ACME’s overall organization and join a close-knit team committed to client success and construction project excellence.

Deliver Exceptional Value [Client Service] – Within the DNA of every senior leader at ACME is a client-centric mentality. Navigating project challenges and resolving issues in a productive and positive manner to ensure ongoing value and project success is expected. You will lead weekly project progress meetings to address safety, scheduling, material availability, submittals, changes and delays, legal and risk management issues. You will review monthly project reports, approve vendor invoices and timesheets, and maintain all labor and material data for project control and analysis.

Ensure Project Success [Project Estimation + Management] – You will be responsible for managing the full scope of industrial projects, from client engagement to estimation and through project completion. You will make critical decisions regarding project cost, scope, quality, safety, and scheduling. You will ensure adherence to schedule and budget, communicate proactively, and visit client job sites to ensure project compliance, safety, and staffing. Most projects located within a 30- to 40-mile radius of Cape Girardeau.

Serve as Entrepreneurial Thought Partner [Culture + Collaboration] – You will work with a small team of project professionals in ACME’s Cape Girardeau office, partnering closely with dedicated and experienced field crew to ensure successful and timely project delivery. Your insight on best practices and process improvements are welcomed and your ability to communicate transparently will be valued.

Stand Out as Brand Ambassador [Relationship Development + Market Growth] – As a face and voice of ACME in the local region, you will be on the front lines of client relationships and a visible part of the larger Cape Girardeau community. Representing ACME in an ethical and professional manner, you will build deep trusted client relationships that attract repeat project requests and engage with a wide base of regional stakeholders that help expand ACME’s regional market and referral base.

WHY JOIN ACME?

  • WE ARE AN ESOP – As an employee-owned company, we foster a “team first” mentality. When employees have a stake in the company’s performance and profits, they are motivated to go above and beyond for the company and its clients. ACME employees feel an increased sense of responsibility and accountability, they are fully invested and committed to the company’s ongoing success.
  • SHARED VALUES DRIVE SUCCESS – ACME is driven by a strong set of core values that looks beyond the short-term bottom line. ACME values curiosity and openness, respect and collaboration, dedication to excellence, and, most importantly, permission to take ownership and to do the right thing for clients and customers in all instances!
  • COMPETITIVE COMPENSATION & COMPREHENSIVE BENEFITS – ACME offers a competitive base salary and annual bonus tied to individual and company goals. Every employee participates in the Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). ACME also offers comprehensive medical, dental and vision benefits; paid time off plus holidays; vehicle and cell phone allowance; and a matching 401k plan.

IS THIS A MATCH FOR YOU?

  • You are entrepreneurial and innovation-minded – You enjoy putting innovation to work and finding creative and cost-effective solutions for clients. You think holistically about projects and have an ability to flex between strategic and tactical priorities. You are forward thinking and up to date on current technology and changes in the industry.
  • You bring strong project & people management experience – You bring 3-7+ years of progressive experience in project management. You are well versed in the complexities of estimation, preconstruction, and operational execution for projects in excess of $10-20M. You enjoy motivating and developing team members and you are willing and able to foster a culture that promotes engagement, teamwork, accountability, and inclusion and values coaching and mentoring. You have a progressive and innovative attitude towards people, safety, and compliance and proactively assume responsibility for project results.
  • You love building trusted relationships – You build trusted relationships with clients and internal stakeholders. You have an ability to connect with people at all levels and believe each team member makes a difference. You bring a genuine, solutions-based approach to client service and issue resolution that aligns with ACME’s company values. You communicate transparently with frequency and clarity.
  • You are tech savvy and completed a 4-year degree – You bring strong technology skills including proficiency in project management software platforms. Knowledge of Procor is a plus! You have a 4-year degree in construction management, engineering, architecture, or related field. Advanced degree a plus, not required.

READY TO APPLY?

To apply, take the next step and share your resume with our retained search consultants at Occhio Search & Recruitment – visit www.occhiosearch.com. All inquiries, resumes and referrals shared are held in strict confidence. For questions and more information, contact angie@occhiosearch.com.

ACME is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome differences in form of gender, race, ethnicity, disability, geography, socioeconomic status, age, politics, religion, philosophy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and veteran status. All applicants who share this goal are encouraged to apply-we look forward to hearing from you!

 

Imperial – Corporate Recruiter


Seeking a passionate talent acquisition leader to own recruitment strategy, define best practices, and serve as a key internal resource for hiring managers! 

ABOUT IMPERIAL

Do you play golf? Are you a pickleball fan? If so, you’ve probably worn an Imperial product. Based in Bourbon, Missouri, Imperial is a 110-year-old leading manufacturer of premium apparel and quality headwear that is deeply rooted in a commitment to customers, team members, and the communities in which they reside.

From humble roots as a family-owned screen-printing business to growth by acquisition, Imperial has evolved into a brand leader, proudly supplying products to 98 of the US’s top 100 golf courses. Imperial is proud of its manufacturing and licensing relationships with Nike, Peter Millar, Tommy Hilfiger, Vans, Adidas as well as its new status as the first-ever officially licensed brand of Major League Pickleball. Learn more about Imperial here.

Reporting to Imperial’s Director of Human Resources, this individual will play a key role in attracting and selecting top talent to meet the evolving needs of the organization. The Corporate Recruiter will have a proactive approach to talent acquisition, strong communication skills, and the ability to serve as a key, trusted resource to functional area leaders and hiring managers.

 

YOUR MISSION AS CORPORATE RECRUITER

  • DEVELOP & EXECUTE A TALENT ACQUISITION STRATEGY: You will develop and own the strategy for talent acquisition at Imperial. You will manage the full-cycle recruitment process for an average of 8-12 open positions (corporate and production roles), while supporting and coaching managers in identifying, hiring, and retaining top talent. In partnership with senior leadership and hiring managers, you will establish candidate communication strategies and guide hiring team members to ensure a first-class candidate experience. You will identify, track, and report on key metrics to measure progress and drive recruitment processes forward.You will stay updated on industry trends and best practices in talent acquisition, continuously seeking opportunities to enhance recruitment processes and candidate experience.
  • SERVE AS A RESULTS-FOCUSED BUSINESS PARTNER & COACH: You will partner closely with internal stakeholders and hiring managers to forecast and assess hiring needs, define job descriptions and facilitate interview, hiring, and onboarding processes. You will define best recruiting practices and ensure consistency and clear communications in the recruitment process. You will stay on top of hiring trends and labor market conditions and provide insights and recommendations to the organization.
  • LEVERAGE TECHNOLOGY & ENHANCE CANDIDATE EXPERIENCE: You will adopt best practices in utilizing Imperial’s recruitment technology stack to automate a more efficient recruitment process and to enhance employer branding. You will manage external job board postings with multiple vendors, nurture candidate engagement via Largely, and manage candidate records and employee onboarding in UKG. You will remain on the cutting edge of recruitment technology and marketing.
  • SERVE AS BRAND AMBASSADOR: As face and voice to prospective talent, you will find creative and innovative ways to share Imperial’s mission, vision and culture and employee value prop. You will proactively cultivate relationships with community constituents, schools, professional associations, and other key stakeholders. Attend relevant networking events and career fairs to nurture robust ongoing talent pipelines.

IS THIS A MATCH FOR YOU?

  • You have a passion for people and want to play a key role in building strong recruitment processes!
  • You have gained 4-6+ years of recruiting experience, including demonstrated success in managing full-cycle recruitment and establishing best practices in talent acquisition.
  • You have a data-driven approach to recruitment, and are fluent in building out recruitment metrics, relevant statistics, and establishing KPIs for recruits.
  • 4-year college degree is nice to have, yet not required with relevant experience.
  • You have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact and work well with candidates and hiring managers.
  • You have superior organization and project management skills with an ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines simultaneously.
  • You have strong technology skills, including proficiency with MS Office Applications (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams) as well as direct experience with applicant tracking systems. Experience with Largely and/or UKG preferred, yet not required.

 

WHY JOIN IMPERIAL?

  • WE ARE DEFINING OUR NEXT CHAPTER AS AN ORGANIZATION – We are excited about our next chapter of growth! Growth necessitates best processes and reliable infrastructure. This is an opportunity to help develop and execute a talent acquisition strategy that aligns with Imperial’s strategic goals and objectives.
  • MAKE A VISIBLE IMPACT – Partner closely with cross-functional leadership to drive process optimization and adoption of best practices. Spearhead change management strategies to communicate effectively across the company and ensure successful implementation of new recruitment initiatives.
  • COMPETITIVE COMP & BENEFITS PACKAGE – Imperial offers a competitive base salary as well as a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, matching 401(k), PTO, holidays, & personal time.

LOCATION & TRAVEL

Imperial offers a hybrid work model, with regular travel to the company’s headquarters located in Bourbon, Missouri. Occasional travel to career fairs, community events, and Imperial manufacturing locations on an as-needed basis.

 

READY TO APPLY?

Take the next step and share your resume with Occhio Search & Recruitment. Contact Hannah Phillips at hannah@occhiosearch.com for more information. All resumes, referrals and general inquiries will be held strictly confidential. No direct inquiries with Imperial, please. We ask that you direct all questions, referrals, and applications to our retained search consultant at Occhio.  

Imperial is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome differences in form of gender, race, ethnicity, disability, geography, socioeconomic status, age, politics, religion, philosophy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and veteran status. All applicants who share this goal are encouraged to apply and we look forward to hearing from you!

SCO_VPCP


Seeking a Vice President for Clinical Programs who brings strong business and operational acumen and believes in the power of diverse, hands-on clinical experience to prepare the next gen of optometrists!

ABOUT SOUTHERN COLLEGE OF OPTOMETRY

As one of the nation’s leading accredited and independent optometry schools, Southern College of Optometry (“SCO”) maintains an unwavering commitment to providing students with exceptional academic, laboratory, and clinical experiences. Founded in 1932, SCO boasts enrollment of 500+ students, affordable tuition, low student to faculty ratios in class and clinic (9:1, 4:1), above national-average board passage rates, cutting-edge curriculum taught by 60+ distinguished faculty, 32 residency programs, and robust exposure to patient care and clinical technology.

Reporting directly to SCO’s President, the Vice President for Clinical Programs (“VPCP”) will serve as a key member of the college’s President’s Council, partnering closely with SCO’s clinical leadership team, faculty, staff, and students with oversight for all clinic operations and responsibility for developing and driving SCO’s future vision for clinical programs. Poised for ongoing growth and innovation, SCO is seeking a passionate connector of people who thrives in a fast-paced, high volume clinical setting and is eager to shape next-gen clinical programs. Learn more at https://www.sco.edu.

SCO is proud to offer upwards of 2,000+ patient encounters for the SCO graduate through intentional and differentiated clinical experiences. SCO’s internal, external, and community-based clinics (The Eye Center, FocalPoint, and University Eye Care), service over 60K patients per year, with a demonstrated commitment to underserved individuals in Greater Memphis. In addition to providing adult and pediatric primary care, cornea and contact lens, advanced care ocular disease, vision therapy and rehabilitation, low vision, community vision, and tertiary/surgical services are available. Visit us at https://tec.sco.edu/.

YOUR ROLE AS VICE PRESIDENT FOR CLINICAL PROGRAMS

  • ADVANCE THE MISSION [Vision, Strategy & Leadership for Clinical Training]: Serving as a partner to SCO’s leadership, faculty, and staff, you will spearhead SCO’s next chapter of clinical education for future optometrists. In alignment with SCO’s mission and strategic plan, you will identify and evaluate clinical opportunities to enhance and diversify student training and patient care. Develop vision, collaborate on direction, and implement new clinical training models. Lead by example with the highest ethical standards, integrity, compassion, and enthusiasm for SCO’s mission, patients, and student development. 
  • LEAD A HIGH PERFORMING TEAM [Drive Team Culture & Collaboration]: Provide leadership and development for five (5) members of clinic leadership who oversee 58+ internal team members. Foster a collaborative, team-oriented culture that ensures challenge, accountability, recognition, and reward. Lead team to build trusted relationships with internal and external stakeholders across the college and leverage shared resources such as marketing, legal and fundraising to drive success of clinic operations. 
  • ENSURE SUCCESS IN CLINIC OPERATIONS [Oversee Clinic Training, Quality, Accreditation, Finance, Process Improvement, Technology, & Compliance]: Drive efficiencies across scheduling, technology, patient flow, and student and faculty training. Instill financial discipline throughout clinic operations while supporting the development of a balanced budget with P&L accountability. Partner with college leadership on financial planning and analysis. Ensure all health care services provided meet or exceed standards of care and comply with local, state, and federal regulations for the delivery of health care. Maintain necessary accreditation, licensure and or certification of all clinical facilities and programs.
  • DEVELOP STRATEGIC EXTERNAL PARTNERSHIPS [Engage Greater Healthcare Community]: Identify and develop new partnership opportunities to enhance and expand clinical services. Build strong Memphis-based community relationships while serving as the “face and voice” of SCO’s clinical programs at large. Develop relationships with local universities, optometry and ophthalmology practices, nursing homes, schools, community health organizations, local and state government, and top industry partners.
  • SERVE AS PASSIONATE ADVOCATE FOR THE OPTOMETRIC PROFESSION [Advocacy, Policy & Legislation]: Represent SCO in the greater optometric community through involvement and affiliation with the Tennessee Association of Optometric Physicians (TAOP), the Tennessee Board of Optometry and the American Optometric Association (AOA). Maintain awareness of local, state, and national changes in healthcare policy impacting the practice of optometry. Utilize cutting-edge insights to forecast the needs of the profession related to the development of future curriculum and top-notch student training models.
  • SPEARHEAD GROWTH & INNOVATION [Future Vision of Clinical Training & Technology]: You will anticipate change and act with the future as you proactively research, develop, evaluate, and test new clinical processes, training opportunities, practice-related resources, and optometric technology and equipment to find new and creative ways to expand SCO’s clinical offerings, service, and scope.

IS THIS A MATCH FOR YOU?

  • You are passionate about SCO’s mission of leading the profession by educating the best healthcare providers through the provision of superior clinical program opportunities to further their education and to excel as successful optometrists of today and tomorrow.
  • You have gained 10+ years of progressive and relevant clinical optometric practice experience, including a demonstrated record of success in growing and developing people, programs, products, processes, and/or organizational resources. Knowledge of healthcare delivery and payment systems as well as quality and compliance required. Prior experience in academic setting preferred, yet is NOT required.
  • You have gained 5-7+ years of experience in a leadership or administrative capacity with an aptitude and readiness to assume an executive leadership role on SCO’s President Council. You are willing to serve as a hands-on team leader with the ability and desire to flex between strategic and tactical priorities required. Superior project management skills and proactive, can-do mindset are a must-have.
  • You bring experience leading a diverse and high performing team of direct reports, with leadership of people-leaders preferred. You demonstrate success in creating a healthy organizational culture that emphasizes teamwork, collaboration, communication, inclusion, and accountability. You have a well-honed ability to influence internally, externally, cross-functionally, and between departments.
  • You have developed a solid business acumen, including prior budget management and/or P&L responsibility and savvy technology skills.
  • You are well-versed in proactively communicating in a transparent manner with internal and external stakeholders. You confidently interact at all levels and react with diplomacy and tact. You bring experience communicating a vision and navigating a road map with key stakeholders and constituents. Prior experience working with or serving on a Board of Directors a plus. Experience working with industry stakeholders, sponsors and/or institutional giving donors a plus.
  • Doctor of Optometry (O.D.) degree from an accredited institution with eligibility for licensure in Tennessee is required. Relevant residency strongly preferred. Related graduate degrees (MBA, etc.) a plus.

WHY JOIN US?

  • YOU WANT TO EQUIP NEXT GEN OPTOMETRISTS – You are an educator and mentor at heart! Serve as a key member on the President’s Council with an opportunity to shape first-class clinical education.
  • YOU ARE EXCITED TO BUILD THE NEXT CHAPTER OF CLINICAL PROGRAMS – We are seeking an entrepreneurial leader with energy, drive, and operational know-how to support SCO’s strategic plan and to drive both growth and impact through clinical programs.
  • YOU THRIVE IN BUILDING EXTERNAL PARTNERSHIPS – You thrive in building relationships and in crafting partnerships that yield win-win outcomes, ranging in size and scope from institutional advancement to marketing and communications to clinical programs and curriculum development.
  • YOU WANT TO IMPACT THE GREATER MEMPHIS COMMUNITY – Continue SCO’s legacy of providing high-quality patient services and community-based vision care within the Greater Memphis community.

WORK LOCATION & TRAVEL

This full-time position is located and must be based in Memphis, Tennessee, with an on-campus office located at The Eye Center at Southern College of Optometry. Travel requirements are limited yet willingness to travel for SCO and optometry association and industry events locally, statewide, and nationally is desired. Relocation stipend available.

COMPENSATION PACKAGE

This position holds an academic appointment and faculty rank.

SCO offers a competitive base salary alongside a comprehensive benefits package, including choice of three medical plans, two dental plans, and SCO’s vision care program plus discounts. Basic and voluntary life and AD&D insurance, STD/LTD insurance, health and dependent care FSAs, and Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provided. 403(b) retirement plan available immediately with employer match at 10%+ after one year.

SCO also offers generous paid time off and paid leave programs, including accrual of seventeen (17) PTO days, two (2) floating holidays, and sixteen (16) holidays which include ten days between the Fall and Spring Semesters. SCO provides up to eight (8) pre-approved days of paid convention leave for attendance at state and national optometric conventions and up to five (5) pre-approved days of paid service leave.

APPLY NOW

To apply, share resume with Occhio Search at www.occhiosearch.com. Please direct questions, referrals, and applications to our retained search consultants at Occhio Search. All resumes, referrals and inquiries will be held strictly confidential. Contact Angie Akerman (angie@occhiosearch.com) and Sarah Krueger (sarah@occhiosearch.com) with questions. SCO is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome differences in form of gender, race, ethnicity, disability, geography, socioeconomic status, age, politics, religion, philosophy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and veteran status. All applicants who share this goal are encouraged to apply. We look forward to hearing from you!

Align Production Systems – Director of Manufacturing


Seeking a people- and process-centric Director of Manufacturing to drive excellence within our rapidly growing, privately held, engineered-to-order and custom manufacturing operation!

 

About Align Product Systems

For 50+ years, Align Production Systems (“Align”) has partnered with Fortune 100 customers across the automotive, aerospace, heavy construction, and electrical industries to design and produce custom solutions that move heavy loads throughout a diverse base of manufacturing and plant facilities. Serving as a design and production partner from cradle to grave, Align’s team closely supports clients engaged within its custom manufacturing processes from concepting to engineering to project management, manufacturing and post-sale support.

With design innovation, manufacturing quality and concierge customer service being core to its team’s DNA, Align has grown and evolved into more advanced movement systems, featuring omnidirectional wheel-based transport solutions and sophisticated controls technology. Align’s joint venture with Hedin, a family-owned Swedish OEM pf battery powered tuggers, transporters and automated guide vehicles adds a global perspective and expands its base of turntables, lifts and tilts (Align) and its aircaster equipment technology (Airfloat). Learn more about us and our brands at www.alignproductionsystems.com.

Serving as a key member of the leadership team and reporting to Align’s President, the Director of Manufacturing will lead a talented team across two facilities, including a 65,000 square foot production operation in Decatur, Illinois. The Director of Manufacturing will play a critical role in developing in-house manufacturing capabilities, building a people-centric culture, ensuring quality and control and leading Align’s commitment to innovation, lean manufacturing and continuous improvement.

 

Your role as Director of Manufacturing

  • SERVE AS AN ENTREPRENEURIAL SENIOR LEADER – Align is seeking a leader with a people-centric mindset, an owner’s mentality, and a broad base of manufacturing and operational experiences help take its current capabilities to the next level. You will serve as a cross-functional partner to sales, engineering, and finance to drive change and enable profitable and sustainable growth. You will lead by example with the highest ethical standards, integrity, compassion, and enthusiasm.
  • EMPOWER A HIGH-PERFORMING PRODUCTION TEAM – Provide oversight to production leaders and approximately 20+ indirect team members at Align’s Decatur facility. Lead, mentor and motivate team members, providing oversight for all aspects of manufacturing operations. Ensure training and development plans are actively utilized to ensure employee career growth and a high level of employee engagement. Foster a culture that promotes teamwork, communication, accountability, and talent development to drive a workforce for the future.
  • LEAD LEAN & CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT INITIATIVES –With an eye to the future, observe and assess all aspects of the manufacturing process including production planning, scheduling, inventory management and work processes. Identify opportunities for process improvements, automation, and efficiency enhancements, adhering to lean principles. Implement methodologies to drive continuous improvement initiatives, eliminate waste and optimize use of time, materials, and talent.
  • OVERSEE SAFETY, QUALITY, FACILITIES & MAINTENANCE – Drive best practices and policies to foster a culture of safety awareness and comply with all relevant regulations, industry standards and safety guidelines. Ensure quality control measures are met or exceeded to uphold product excellence and customer satisfaction. Oversee all campus facility needs and maintenance of machinery and equipment through use of a preventative maintenance initiatives.

 

Is this a match for you?

  • You have gained 8-10+ years of progressive experience in manufacturing leadership roles, including a minimum of 5+ years team management experience. Ideal candidates bring capital equipment and/or heavy industrial know-how.
  • You bring strong people leadership skills with a healthy dose of emotional intelligence. Ability to inspire and motivate, manage conflict, and foster a healthy organizational culture rooted in collaboration and high expectations is a must-have.
  • Your experience includes knowledge and demonstrated success in a highly configured, high custom, low-volume/high-mix, and/or job shop manufacturing environment. Familiarity with mechanical and electrical controls engineering, steel and heavy metal fabrication, and assembly of hydraulic and pneumatic components a plus!
  • You bring familiarity with lean manufacturing strategies with demonstrated participation in continuous improvement initiatives.
  • You are well-versed in proactively communicating in a transparent manner with internal and external stakeholders. You confidently interact at all levels and react with diplomacy and tact. You bring experience communicating a vision and a road map with patience and clarity to a wide range of stakeholders.
  • You are willing to serve as a hands-on leader with the ability and desire to flex between strategic and tactical priorities required. Superior project management skills and a proactive mindset is required. 
  • You are savvy with technology, including Microsoft Office Suite, and various ERP systems. Four-year college degree is required. MBA or advanced degree a plus.

 

Why join us?

  • MAKE A VISIBLE IMPACT – We are seeking a leader who will develop and execute a transformation roadmap that supports Align’s strategic goals and objectives. Partner closely with cross-functional leadership to drive process optimization and adoption of best practices. Spearhead change management strategies to communicate effectively across the company and ensure successful implementation of transformation initiatives.
  • WE ARE COMMITTED TO FURTHERING OUR LEAN JOURNEY – Align is dedicated to an intentional lean journey. This role will be critical in challenging the status quo and further establishing and enhancing our capabilities and creation of processes. Our lean journey will promote department collaboration and encourage everyone to work together to solve challenges, resulting in an engaged and innovative team.
  • COMPETITIVE COMPENSATION PACKAGE – Align offers a competitive base salary, bonus and comprehensive benefits plan, including medical, dental, vision, and life; PTO and holidays; a matching 401k plan and an employee tuition plan.

 

Work location & travel 

Align is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, with a plant facility located in Decatur, Illinois. This role will require an onsite presence at the plant facility located in Decatur, Illinois. Travel to the St. Louis office once a quarter is required. Relocation assistance available and relo will be required upon hire.

 

Ready to apply?

Take the next step and share your resume with Occhio Search. For questions and or to make a referral, contact angie@occhiosearch.com. All resumes, referrals and general inquiries will be held strictly confidential. Align asks that all questions, referrals, and applications be directed to its retained search consultant at Occhio Search. No direct inquiries with Align, please.

Align is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome differences in form of gender, race, ethnicity, disability, geography, socioeconomic status, age, politics, religion, philosophy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and veteran status. All applicants who share this goal are encouraged to apply and we look forward to hearing from you!

IMPACT Strategies Inc – Project Manager


Why join Impact?

  • WORK-LIFE + TRAVEL-BALANCE WIN – Work, live, and make an impact in the Metro-STL region! Anticipated travel limited. This newly added PM role supports growing client needs for healthcare and commercial projects located in and within 2-hours of metro-Saint Louis.
  • ENTREPRENEURIAL SPIRIT – Entrepreneurial in spirit, IMPACT encourages innovation and empowers employees to take ownership in projects that deliver raving client results.
  • ONE-TEAM CULTURE – Better together is a mission that guides IMPACT’s extended team – from ownership to design partners (architects/engineers) to subcontractors and vendors, IMPACT’s team operates as one with a shared vision for client success.
  • MENTORING & DEDICATED PROJECT SUPPORT – Aligned to support project management and to ensure intentional mentoring and growth opportunities, our project engineers, project assistants and interns serve as valuable team members assigned to every company project.
  • REPEAT CLIENTS WHO ARE RAVING FANS – Creating raving fans in clients is what we do best. IMPACT boasts a high percentage of repeat client requests and is proud of its project success.

 

Making an impact: Project success

From education and healthcare to retail, senior living, multi-family, office, and more, IMPACT boasts significant industry depth and market breadth. Visit https://www.buildwithimpact.com/projects/ 

  • BJC HealthCare – IMPACT Strategies managed the pre-construction design phase and the construction of the BJC HealthCare Siteman Cancer Center at Memorial Hospital East in Shiloh, IL. The new cancer treatment facility is a 3-story, steel building with a brick and cast stone façade. The first level includes 2 reinforced concrete vaults for Siteman’s LINAC (linear accelerators). It houses labs, a pharmacy, medical oncology infusion clinics, and radiation oncology clinics. The second and third story have been prepped with spaces for future tenants.
  • Local 562 Plumbers & Pipefitters – IMPACT Strategies recently completed the state-of-the art facility that will serve 4,500 current members and 400 apprentices of Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 562. Located in Earth City, MO, on a five-acre lot adjacent to their headquarters, this two-story, 89,000 square-foot facility has energy efficient electrical and lighting systems, a water efficient plumbing system, and technologically advanced HVAC and dust collection systems. In addition to 50 welding booths and technology-equipped classrooms for continued education, there are offices, conference rooms, training labs, auditorium style lecture hall, and fabrication and assembly areas with an overhead crane, a jib crane, and an electric traction elevator.

 

About this position

Reporting to IMPACT’s Director of Construction Operations, you will lead and support major healthcare and commercial construction projects while making critical decisions regarding project cost, scope, quality, safety, and scheduling. You will (literally) build communities and relationships rooted in trust, accountability, and exceptional value. You will centralize communications and foster transparency and collaboration through people-centric leadership. IMPACT’s comprehensive construction management, pre-construction management, design/build, general contracting services, and its record of safety excellence, have earned IMPACT recognition as a premier and trusted regional builder.

 

Compensation & benefits

Competitive base salary plus performance bonus incentives paid on a semi-annual basis.

IMPACT offers generous paid time off (PTO) and comprehensive medical, dental and vision benefits.

Cell Stipend / Vehicle Allowance / Fitness-Wellness Program / Tuition Assistance / Matching 401K / Service Award Travel for long-tenured employees every 5 years / Summer Work Hours / Team BBQ’s / And more!

 

Your credentials

  • You bring prior work experience with a general contractor – You bring 4-6+ years of progressive experience in project engineering and/or project management, including familiarity with complex healthcare and/or commercial building projects. You are learning to navigate the complexities of estimation, preconstruction, and operational execution for private sector projects with budget and scope in excess of $20M. Prior GC experience is required.
  • You are a strong communicator & enjoy project ownership – You have developed exceptional communication skills, communicating transparently with frequency and clarity. You can articulate and represent IMPACT’s mission, brand, and services to key stakeholders. You have a proactive approach with safety and compliance. You assume ownership for project results.
  • You are tech savvy – You bring a solid proficiency in project management technology, including tools similar to PlanGrid, Timberline, Sage Accounting, and FastTrack. You competently utilize Microsoft Office applications, including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Teams.
  • You enjoy teamwork, collaboration, and mentorship – You enjoy sharing field insights and continuous process improvement. You enjoy collaborating with colleagues across operations and project management. You enjoy mentoring and supporting the growth of junior team members.
  • Education – You have a 4-year degree in construction management, engineering, architecture, or related field, or commensurate project management experience with a general contractor.

 

Apply Now

Click “Submit Interest” to share a resume with our retained recruiting colleagues at Occhio Search & Recruitment. All resumes, referrals, and informal informational inquiries are held in strict confidence!

IMPACT Strategies, Inc., is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome differences in form of gender, race, ethnicity, disability, geography, socioeconomic status, age, politics, religion, philosophy, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression and veteran status. All applicants who share this goal are encouraged to apply … we look forward to hearing from you! 

Cambridge Air Solutions Controller


Seeking a Controller for people-centric manufacturer to support growth and scaling of multi-site operations, while committed to a mission of enriching every life they touch! 

 

About Cambridge Air Solutions

Across 60 years as a U.S. based manufacturer and family-owned business, Cambridge Air Solutions (“CAS”) has successfully installed over 41,000 HVAC systems and remains committed to saving energy and operating costs by creating better indoor environments through improved indoor air quality in manufacturing and warehousing facilities. Cambridge’s design, manufacturing, and testing processes ensure that each HVAC system is certified safe with unsurpassed product quality. For more info about Cambridge Air Solutions and our mission to enrich every life we touch, check us out online at www.cambridgeair.com.  

Cambridge is excited to announce its search for a Controller who thrives on helping to bring the next chapter of an organization’s vision to life. Reporting to Cambridge’s CFO, our Controller will serve as a senior leader on the accounting team, driving process improvement and operational excellence and motivating a small yet mighty team of accounting professionals to support company growth and a client-centric mission. 

 

Your mission as Controller

  • LEAD A HIGH-PERFORMING ACCOUNTING TEAM – Lead and align a talented team of 2-3+ accounting professionals. Create a collaborative culture that promotes teamwork, accuracy, timeliness, accountability, continuous improvement, and client-centric service. Coach and empower team members to effectively support all departments and CAS customers. In addition, manage and develop strong external relationships with all third-party banking, insurance, and audit partners.
  • SUPPORT ANNUAL BUDGET PROCESS & LEAD MONTHLY FINANCIAL REPORTING – Coordinate the development of the annual budget and monitor monthly performance. Prepare monthly consolidated financial statements. Provide oversight for all billing, accounts payable, payroll, and tax reporting. Oversee bank account reconciliations and manage cash flow with accuracy and precision. Generate and review monthly, quarterly, and annual reports to gauge progress toward strategic initiatives. Provide financial analysis and reporting as needed.
  • MANAGE PRODUCT COSTING & INVENTORY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS – Develop and maintain accurate product costing systems to determine product profitability and assist in pricing strategies. Oversee inventory accounting, while ensuring accurate quantification, valuation, and reporting of inventory levels. Build and develop strong relationships and a positive cross-functional partnership with colleagues and team members in project management and field operations.
  • DRIVE BEST PRACTICES & SPEARHEAD PROCESS IMPROVEMENT – Identify and implement best practices in accounting management and share external perspective to lead process improvements. Protect assets by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing all internal controls and financial policies and procedures.

 

Is this a match for you?

  • You excel in a mission-driven environment with a passion for growing privately held, family-owned business. You enjoy being part of a leadership team who is willing to bring their “whole selves” to work. You understand the challenges of scaling entrepreneurial businesses, and you have a passion for driving operational excellence and continuous improvement in financial functions.
  • You have gained 4-8+ years of progressive accounting experience, including direct or indirect team leadership. Experience must include prior people leadership role with oversight for indirect or cross-functional team members, or direct team management experience, including an aptitude for fostering a collaborative and inclusive team culture. 
  • Your experience includes strong technical competencies across all relevant software and platforms. You are proficient in Microsoft Applications and have solid experience with ERP systemsFamiliarity with Epicor ERP a plus.
  • You bring a broad base of accounting leadership experience including financial reporting and analysis, maintaining budgets, product costing, inventory accounting, and capital planning.  Ideal candidates have experience with growing, multi-site manufacturing operations and how to improve accounting processes.
  • You are well-versed in proactively communicating in a transparent manner with internal and external stakeholders. You confidently interact at all levels and react with diplomacy and tact. 
  • You are willing to serve as a hands-on leader with the ability and desire to flex between strategic and tactical priorities required. Superior project management skills and a proactive mindset is required. 
  • Your education includes a 4-year college degreeAdvanced degree and/or CPA a plus, yet not required.

 

Why join us?

  • WE ARE BUILDING THE FUTURE FOR CAMBRIDGE – Tied to a larger 10-year growth plan, Cambridge is laser-focused on disrupting the HVAC industry and creating the industry’s most proactive and interactive model for customer success and product support. In close partnership with our leadership, our Controller will support strategic financial and operational decisions during a period of growth to make our vision a reality.
  • CORE VALUES GUIDE & ALIGN US – Guided by a unique culture of unconditional love and high expectations, every team member is asked to bring their whole self to work. We are committed to helping one another grow internally – we value our colleagues; we value each employee’s input and ideas; we value personal, professional, and spiritual development; and we learn from one another to achieve business goals as well as a greater good.
  • COMPETITIVE COMPENSATION PACKAGE – Cambridge Air Solutions offers a competitive base salary and comprehensive benefits plan, including medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance; PTO; generous paid holidays; company-wide profit-based bonus; employee assistance program; and a matching 401k plan.

 

Location & travel

This position is based at our headquarters in Chesterfield, Missouri, and does require an on-site presence with professional flexibility. Relocation assistance can be provided; relocation is desired upon hire. Travel will be limited (0-10%) and will include opportunities for professional development.

 

Ready to apply?

Take the next step and share your resume with Occhio Search. Contact hannah@occhiosearch.com to apply. All resumes, referrals and general inquiries will be held strictly confidential. Cambridge Air Solutions asks that all questions, referrals, and applications be directed to its retained search consultant at Occhio Search. No direct inquiries with Cambridge Air Solutions, please. 

Cambridge Air Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome differences in form of gender, race, ethnicity, disability, geography, socioeconomic status, age, politics, religion, philosophy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and veteran status. All applicants who share this goal are encouraged to apply and we look forward to hearing from you!

Arkansas Optometric Association – Executive Director


Come lead ArOA’s efforts as we provide best-in-class member training and education, professional resources, legislative influence, and a community of optometric connections!

 

About the Arkansas Optometric Association

The Arkansas Optometric Association (“ArOA”) has been preserving, promoting, and advancing the practice of optometry in Arkansas since 1906. The ArOA is a state affiliate of the American Optometric Association. Representing a growing base of doctors of optometry (ODs) alongside a robust community of student doctors and industry stakeholders, ArOA is committed to providing meaningful opportunities for networking, continuing education, legislative advocacy, and professional development. In addition to its 350+ association members (80%+ market representation), active member-led committees, and an engaged Board of Directors, ArOA’s community includes Vision Arkansas (charitable foundation) and its own political action committee (PAC). Learn more at www.arkansasoptometric.org.

Poised for continued growth, ArOA is seeking an Executive Director (“ED”) who will serve as a passionate advocate for its professional membership base and provide exceptional oversight for all association operations. Reporting to ArOA’s Board of Directors, the next Executive Director will thrive on enabling association success through the delivery of well-crafted, must-attend statewide events and high-quality educational content along with the management of member relations and retention, involvement in advocacy and legislation, and innovation that will shape ArOA’s next chapter of growth. This leadership opportunity has emerged by the advancement of a successful long-tenured Executive Director to a national role.

 

Your role as Executive Director

  • SERVE AS KEY PARTNER TO ArOA’s BOARD – Provide senior leadership and serve as key partner to the Board of Directors, Vision Arkansas, and ArOA’s PAC. Ensure board member engagement and frequent communication on all fiduciary and association matters. Oversee all internal operations, including budget management and cash flow, event planning, member relations, and strategic utilization of internal and external resources to enhance ArOA’s ability to better serve its active members and valued industry partners.
  • MANAGE STATEWIDE EVENTS & BUILD INDUSTY PARTNER RELATIONS – Manage event strategy, planning, logistics, marketing, and all related event contracts and sponsorships. Partner closely with ArOA’s committee chairs to provide actionable follow-up on all event plans, speaker invitations, and program recommendations. Develop creative, innovative, and mutual ROI-boosting relationships with industry partners and event sponsors to support in-person meetings and virtual events, while expanding ArOA’s overall member value proposition.
  • LEAD MEMBER RELATIONS: SERVE AS FACE & VOICE OF ArOA – Serve as the organization’s voice and face to our statewide membership base. Raise awareness on local and national issues, ensuring that ArOA has a comprehensive marketing and communication strategy to increase visibility, reinforce brand identity, and engage future generations of ODs, optometric students, paraoptometric professionals, and strategic partners. Maintain a competitive member value proposition. Ensure continuous improvement, program innovation and a metrics-based approach to program assessment and ROI evaluation.
  • TRACK LEGISLATIVE ISSUES & ENGAGE STATEHOUSE COMMUNITY IN LITTLE ROCK – Closely monitor the landscape of optometric legislation in Arkansas for key issues necessitating ArOA advocacy and intervention. Leverage ArOA’s member base, PAC, and lobbying team to advance and preserve the optometric scope of practice and access to eye care in Arkansas. Attend public health committee meetings and engage in relevant advocacy during legislative session years.

 

Is this a match for you?

  • You believe in the mission of ArOA and will thrive within a multi-faceted association and stakeholder ecosystem. You appreciate the needs and challenges of optometric practice. You consider yourself a people connector, a project management guru, a savvy event planner, a strong communicator, and a hands-on, operational expert with a keen eye for detail.
  • You have gained 5-7+ years of progressive leadership experience, including a demonstrated record of success in engaging people while building products, processes, and organizational resources. Ideal candidates bring familiarity with nonprofit and/or professional membership organizations. Management of direct reports is preferred yet not required. Prior legislative experience is preferred. Experience serving on and/or collaborating closely with a Board of Directors is desired.
  • You are well-versed in proactively communicating in a transparent manner with internal and external stakeholders. You confidently interact at all levels and respond with diplomacy and tact. Demonstrated experience building a community of like-minded professionals and fostering cooperative partnerships is ideal.
  • Your experience includes a proven track record or aptitude in building strong stakeholder relationships and engaging key partners. Familiarity with fundraising strategies, donor-sponsor-industry relations, management of key accounts, and/or building strategic partnerships a plus.
  • You are willing to serve as a hands-on leader with the ability and desire to flex between strategic and tactical priorities required. Superior project management skills and a proactive mindset is required.
  • You have developed a solid business acumen, including prior P&L responsibility and savvy technology skills. Four-year college degree required. MBA or CAE a plus.

 

Why join us?

YOU THRIVE ON CREATING CONNECTIONS & CONTENT – You love to network and are passionate about building relationships and facilitating connections that make a lasting impact. You are skilled at identifying, improving, and marketing key value propositions and member-centric programs that create long-term ROI for members, sponsors, and industry partners within ArOA.

MAKE AN IMPACT IN OPTOMETRY – You will help ensure the scope of optometric practice in Arkansas, while supporting the professional growth of the Arkansas optometric community with value-add networking opportunities and curated educational content. You will serve as the face and voice of ArOA’s members and an advocate for their needs on both a state and national level.

YOU ENJOY INNOVATING & DRIVING GROWTH – ArOA recognizes that innovation in programs and resources is critical to continued organizational growth. We are seeking a leader who brings the energy, drive, and operational expertise to help ArOA remain on the cutting edge of its mission!

 

Location & travel

This is a hybrid-position with an association office near the Capitol based in downtown Little Rock, Arkansas. Ability and willingness to travel for local, statewide, and national events is required, including attendance at all ArOA state functions, select AOA-National events, and special events related to optometric student engagement and recruitment. Travel is estimated at 15-25%, including 8-10 event-related weekend trips per year.

 

Compensation package

ArOA offers a competitive base salary ($100,000 to $125,000) plus personal medical benefits, including 100% reimbursed coverage for ArOA’s Executive Director. ArOA also offers a retirement IRA plus match, generous paid time off, a cell phone reimbursement, and professional development opportunities.

 

Apply now

Share your resume with Occhio Search via LinkedIn. All resumes, referrals and inquiries will be held strictly confidential. Please direct all questions, referrals, and applications to our retained search consultants at Occhio Search. Contact Hannah Phillips (hannah@occhiosearch.com) or Sarah Krueger (sarah@occhiosearch.com) with questions. ArOA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome differences in form of gender, race, ethnicity, disability, geography, socioeconomic status, age, politics, religion, philosophy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and veteran status. All applicants who share this goal are encouraged to apply and we look forward to hearing from you!

IMPACT Strategies Inc – Director of Preconstruction


Now seeking an experienced pre-construction leader to partner with our business development team and ensure quality and excellence in proposal, design, and approval processes!

 

Your mission as Director of Pre-construction

At IMPACT Strategies, Inc. (“IMPACT”), our comprehensive construction management, pre-construction management, design/build, and general contracting services, along with our record of safety excellence, have earned us recognition as one of the premier commercial builders in the market. Check out our success stories and learn more at www.buildwithimpact.com.

IMPACT is seeking an experienced Director of Pre-Construction with a passion for managing pre-construction processes efficiently and effectively while maintaining an unwavering commitment to outstanding client experience. Your mission is to oversee the design development phase from proposal submission to the start of onsite activities, maintaining organizational standards for quality design, sound budget management, and schedule adherence.

Reporting to our President, this role is responsible for the overseeing projects through the design phase, including all client, design team, and governmental coordination required. You will support exciting and challenging projects ranging from $1M to more than $50M while leading a small team of talented estimators and pre-construction specialists.

  • SUPPORT BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AND CLIENT ONBOARDING | In partnership with the Business Development team, participate in project interviews and lead the preparation of responses for RFPs. Help to win compelling business opportunities, and consult with prospective clients to define project scopes, requirements, and budgets.
  • OWN AND MANAGE THE DESIGN DEVELOPMENT PROCESS |You will oversee all aspects of the design development phase, including identifying and coordinating stakeholders such as local municipalities, local utilities, and other governing bodies to determine requirements and clarify process for securing project approval, permits, and bonds. You will lead regular design meetings with the client and design team to identify project requirements, ensuring that IMPACT delivers a high-quality, thorough final design. Coordinate final approvals and the release of the project to construction.
  • OWN DOCUMENTATION, SCHEDULING, & PROJECT BUDGETING | You will lead project teams and manage project-related correspondence cross-functionally with architects, consultants, clients, and in-house team members. In collaboration with all team members, you will ensure the accurate and timely preparation of project budgets, proposals, and schedules. Track and mitigate overages in project budgets through well-documented value-added opportunities.

 

Is this a match for you?

  • Your Experience – You have gained a minimum of 5-15+ years of progressive experience in pre-construction roles with a preference for private sector project experience.
  • Your Expertise – You bring strong experience leading pre-construction efforts and excel as a project owner and cross-functional collaborator. Your expertise includes facilitating design conversations, scoping projects, documenting requirements, estimating costs, building project budgets, and creating schedules.
  • Your Communication Skills – You have developed exceptional communication skills and you build relationships with confidence as a trusted and confidential partner to internal and external stakeholders. You communicate transparently and frequently, and you have a genuine, relational approach to stakeholder interactions.
  • Your Technology Skills – You are proficient in a broad spectrum of digital construction tools and have experience with estimating software (Timberline or similar), Microsoft Office, bid management systems, online plan rooms, and collaboration tools (Bluebeam or similar). You know how to strategically utilize digital tools to increase efficiency and effectiveness in the pre-construction process.
  • Your Education – You have completed a 4-year degree in construction management, engineering, architecture, or a related area.

 

Why join us?

  • GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES & SENIOR LEADERSHIP – IMPACT values growth opportunities for internal team members. This position will serve as a key leader within pre-construction and prospectively on the senior leadership team. Timeline of growth opportunities depends on an individual’s skill set and project experience gained to date.
  • WE OFFER AN ENTREPRENEURIAL, INNOVATIVE FAMILIAL CULTURE – Founded with an entrepreneurial spirit, IMPACT believes in empowering employees and is a great match for those who enjoy autonomy and ownership while collaborating with a team of supportive and talented colleagues. If you’re seeking to own a marketing function from brand and content strategy to communications and business development, this is the role for you.
  • WE ARE A PEOPLE-CENTRIC ORGANIZATION – Creating raving client fans is what we do best. IMPACT is proud to support every client and boasts a high percentage of requests for repeat project work. The same philosophy applies to our internal team – we look for creative ways to support employee wellness, recognize employee contributions, and take care of our people at all levels of the organization.
  • COMPETITIVE COMPENSATION PACKAGE – IMPACT offers a competitive base salary and semi-annual performance bonus plan. IMPACT also offers a comprehensive benefits plan, including paid time off; competitive medical, dental and vision benefits; fitness and wellness program; tuition assistance; service award trips every 5 years; and a matching 401k plan.

 

Location & travel

This position will work with clients on and off-site and require regular presence at either or both of our offices in Fairview Heights, Illinois, and in St. Louis (Clayton), Missouri. Travel for select client needs is estimated at 15%.

 

Ready to apply?

Take the next step and share your resume with Occhio Search.  Contact hannah@occhiosearch.com to apply. All resumes, referrals and general inquiries will be held strictly confidential. IMPACT Strategies asks that all questions, referrals, and applications be directed to its retained search consultant at Occhio Search. No direct inquiries with IMPACT, please. 

IMPACT Strategies is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome differences in form of gender, race, ethnicity, disability, geography, socioeconomic status, age, politics, religion, philosophy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and veteran status. All applicants who share this goal are encouraged to apply and we look forward to hearing from you!

Washington University in Saint Louis Campus Facilities Manager


Are you craving a proactive, customer-responsive, and resource-rich facilities management environment? Join a high-caliber team of facilities management professionals, and enjoy the benefits of working at Wash U!

Your mission

As a facilities management and campus zone leader within the Facilities Planning & Management Division at Washington University in Saint Louis (“WashU”), you will maintain outstanding facilities and systems that are instrumental in achieving the university’s mission, while improving the lives of the campus community.

Reporting to our Facilities Maintenance Manager and in collaboration with a high-caliber team of facilities leaders, you will provide daily oversight for a team of 10-15 professional technicians, spanning multiple trades, while directing work requests, overseeing external subcontractors, and addressing immediate needs.  

  • MOTIVATE A HIGH PERFORMING TEAM | You will lead a team of 10-15 expert technicians to manage your zone, ensuring that Wash U’s exceptional facilities are maintained to the highest standards. You will delegate tasks to internal and contract technicians. Utilizing prioritization and problem-solving skills, you will communicate priorities and inspect work related to scheduled maintenance, community-generated work orders, capital projects, and emergency maintenance, while fostering a shared commitment to continuous improvement.
  • LEAD FACILITIES MAINTENANCE & ASSET MANAGEMENT STRATEGY | Oversee a portion of WashU’s campus and ensure top-notch facilities management, from preventative maintenance to work orders to projects with multiple subcontractors in the range of $10K to $1M in scope. You will develop the facilities strategy for your zone, including budget oversight for scheduled maintenance and capital projects, while managing bidding, sourcing, and contracting efforts. Routinely inspect the facilities and systems within your zone, ensuring that all assets are maintained to the highest possible standards.
  • PROMOTE EXCELLENCE IN CUSTOMER SERVICE | You will serve as primary point of contact between Facilities Planning & Management and the campus community within your zone. To ensure excellence in customer service, you will meet regularly with key decision makers and designated area liaisons (faculty, staff, and students) to address concerns, solicit feedback, manage expectations, and identify customer-centric solutions.

 

Why join us?

  • DRIVE SUCCESS IN CAMPUS LEARNING, RESEARCH & LIVING COMMUNITIES – Maintain sustainable campus facilities with pride and integrity while supporting WashU’s teaching and research mission through facilities management, preventative maintenance, campus renovation, and capital projects.
  • JOIN A HIGH-CALIBER TEAM OF FACILITY PROFESSIONALS – Facilities Planning and Management at WashU is comprised of senior-level facility leaders, experienced in complex facilities and project management topics. Our relational and collaborative team culture empowers us to pursue excellence and achieve success.
  • STATE-OF-THE-ART FACILITIES & GREEN TECHNOLOGY – The facilities and systems at Wash U are exceptional, using cutting-edge technology to support academic research and university operations. WashU utilizes digitally controlled building systems, retro-commissioning drive system optimization, and carbon footprint reduction.
  • ROBUST & EXTENSIVE BENEFITS – WashU’s benefits will not disappoint! Choose from five (5) health plan options, plus vision, dental, prescription drug coverage, fertility treatment/AI, and access to both a primary care practice and dedicated mental health services available only to WashU employees-families. Choose from three (3) tax savings accounts: FSA, HSA, RMSA. Also included: life and AD&D insurance; short- and long-term disability plans; 403(b) retirement savings plan with escalating match after 2 years; tuition assistance for employees, spouse-domestic partner, and children. Also enjoy an employee assistance program; Paid Time Off including holidays, vacation, and sick days; long term care options; adoption benefits; back-up childcare; nursing rooms; U City Children’s Center; WashU’s Family Center; and caregiver-parental leave.
  • ENJOY CAMPUS LIFE & VIBRANT CULTURE – WashU campus life offers great perks such as the Sumers Rec Center, Edison Theatre, Whittemore House Membership Club, Bear Bucks cashless system for on- and off-campus purchases; DE&I initiatives and affinity groups; Live Near Your Work employer assisted housing; monthly employee newsletter; leadership coaching; career counseling; and volunteer opportunities.

 

Is this a match for you?

  • FACILITIES & SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT – You offer 5+ years of facilities management experience, including experience managing various trades including electrical, fire protection, plumbing, carpentry, and HVAC.  Familiarity with bidding processes and experience vetting general contractors and subcontractors are a plus.
  • COMMUNICATION & RELATIONSHIP-BUILDING – You have exceptional communication skills and can build relationships with a variety of stakeholders including technicians, staff, faculty, and students.
  • LEADERSHIP AND DELEGATION – You have experience leading direct reports, and the ability to create a positive and collaborative work environment. You prioritize and delegate effectively, recognizing and applying individual strengths to promote quality, safety, and efficiency.
  • TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES – You bring solid technology skills. Familiarity with work order systems such as CMMS is a plus. You are comfortable reading building blueprints, drawings, and project sketches.
  • EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS – You have a 4-year degree. Degrees in engineering, architecture, or construction management a plus. LEED AP or P.E. certification preferred, but not required.

 

Location & travel

This position requires you to be on-site (M-F) at WashU’s campus in St. Louis, Missouri. In addition, you will be on-call for emergencies within your zone, which may occasionally require remote/onsite attention overnight or on the weekends. Relocation stipend available.

Ready to apply?

Posting reflects possibility of multiple openings. 

Take the next step and share your resume with Occhio Search & Recruitment. Visit www.occhiosearch.com or contact Hannah Phillips at hannah@occhiosearch.com for more information. All resumes, referrals and general inquiries will be held strictly confidential. We ask that you direct all questions, referrals, and applications to our retained search consultant at Occhio. No direct inquiries with Washington University in St. Louis, please.

Washington University seeks people from diverse backgrounds to join a supportive environment that encourages boldness, inclusion, and creativity. Washington University in Saint Louis welcome differences in form of gender, race, ethnicity, disability, geography, socioeconomic status, age, politics, religion, philosophy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and veteran status. All applicants who share this goal are encouraged to apply!

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