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About Us

Assistant Director of Facilities Management/Mechanical Supervisor

Position Summary

The Assistant Director/Mechanical Supervisor will be responsible for supervision of the staff members that maintain the College’s mechanical systems – steam, electricity, heat, cooling.  Responsibilities will include the development, improvement and maintenance of these mechanical systems and the trades that maintain them.

Job Responsibilities

  • Supervise employees of the HVAC staff
  • Prioritize and assign work orders
  • Develop vendor relationships
  • Oversee HVAC outsourcing
  • Manage building automation
  • Oversee material requisitions
  • Initiate and maintain inventory controls
  • Solicit sub-contractor estimates
  • Develop and implement preventive maintenance system


Minimum Requirements

  • Experience in commercial refrigeration
  • 5 years of management experience required
  • College degree preferred
  • Understand basic wiring diagram
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Siemens building automation systems and other relevant software
  • AutoCAD knowledge a plus
  • Must be able to walk campus buildings, including rooftops, basements and crawlspaces
  • Must be able to lift and carry 50 lbs
  • Must be available for emergencies


Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter electronically to Dave Siebert, Director of Facilities Management, at siebert@lakeforest.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled.  

Lake Forest College embraces diversity and encourages applications from members of historically underrepresented groups.