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Director of Facilities Rental

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Position Type: Full-Time
Location: Elgin, IL
Experience Level: Mid-Level
Categories: Administrator, Supervisory
Role: Director of Facilities Rental


About ECC:

Elgin Community College serves over 9,000 students at every stage of their educational journeys, including university transfer programs, career and technical education, continuing education classes, and adult basic education. As a community, we pride ourselves on nurturing a welcoming campus where every person—students, staff members, faculty members, and campus visitors—feels valued. The work of each ECC employee is central to the college’s mission, and as an employer, the college fosters a positive environment through professional challenges, excellent benefits, and opportunities for recognition and camaraderie.

Work Schedule:

Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.

Rate of Pay:

This position is a grade 15 with a minimum of $56,925 and a mid-point of $75,900. Salary offer will be commensurate with the education/experience, in alignment with the College’s compensation philosophy, and the current CBA, if applicable.

FLSA Status:


Grant Funded:


Job Summary:

An employee in this classification performs work of considerable difficulty providing oversight of the facilities rental department and internal and external events. Work is distinguished by the ability to provide strategic direction for facilities rental and communicate this through the development of the annual business plan. General direction is received by the assigned manager.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  1. Bachelor's degree in Business, Marketing, Hospitality or related field or equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
  2. Five years’ experience in events and meetings management.
  3. 3-5 yeas supervisory experience
  4. Demonstrated proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access.
  5. Expertise in point of sale and event scheduling systems.
  6. Possess a current food service sanitation license, CPR/AED and first aid certificates or have the ability to obtain within 80 days of hire date.
  7. Exceptional customer service skills.
  8. Strong organizational and planning abilities.
  9. Excellent oral and written communication skills,
  10. Demonstrated advanced accounting skills to include financial statement reconciliation and    analysis, accounts receivable & accounts payable processes along with the development of business plans.
  11. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work independently across department lines in a diverse population.
  12. Ability to make astute decisions and perform well under pressure in an ever-changing work environment.
  13. Flexibility to adapt to all situations and the ability to work a flexible schedule that may include days, evenings, weekends and holidays.
  14. High physical and mental capacity level to execute large events.

Desired Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:


Essential Duties:

  1. Develops operational strategies that includes increasing revenue and the customer base, marketing, cost containment, staff utilization, and process efficiencies.
  2. Oversight of approximately 5,800 functions annually. This requires the support and coordination of multiple departments that may include food operations for catering, police for security, O&M for set-ups and clean-ups, risk management, purchasing, student life, and VPAC.
  3. Overall responsibility for the financial direction and results of facilities rental. This includes oversight of monthly and year to date financial statements, financial analysis, annual business plans, operational budget, and accounts receivables and accounts payable.
  4. Provides supervision, coaching, training and development, and performance evaluations of full and part time staff and student workers.
  5. Reviews and signs standard departmental contracts incompliance with administrative procedure 2.405.
  6. This position is an active member on the college safety committee and part of the Campus Emergency Operation Center working in planning.

Other Duties:

  1. Perform other job-related duties as assigned which pertain to the job description.
  2. Work a flexible schedule including days, evenings, weekends and holidays when required by the needs of the department.

Physical Demands:

Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Visual Acuity:

Position requires close visual acuity to perform activities (i.e. preparing/analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer monitor; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines; using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication parts at distances close to the eyes).

Position requires visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness and thoroughness of the work assigned (i.e. custodial, food services, general labor, etc.) or to make general observations of facilities or structures (i.e. security, inspection, etc.).

Work Environment:

Moderate Noise

Environmental Conditions:

Typical office or administrative

Outdoor weather

Current SSECCA Union Member Information:

The initial posting date for this position is 10/30/2023. Elgin Community College Support Staff Association (SSECCA) members that apply by 11/06/2023 and meet the posted minimum qualifications will receive full consideration.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Elgin Community College does not discriminate, or tolerate discrimination, against any member of its community on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender/gender identity, age, religion, disability, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law in matters of admissions, employment, or in any aspect of the educational programs or activities it offers.

In addition, Elgin Community College provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to ensure equal access and equal opportunities with regard to employment practices, educational opportunities, and programs and services. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the College’s EEO/AA Officer. Determinations on request for a reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.


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