Supervisor, Facilities

Job Locations US-MD-Gaithersburg
Role Type
Operations Management
Job ID
Scientific Background


The Supervisor, Facilities is responsible for coordinating the activities of Facility department staff and overseeing the operation and maintenance of the organization’s facilities and utilities systems. They are the point of contact for daily activities including department situations and they provide timely resolution to all issues.


The Supervisor, Facilities receives assignments in the form of objectives with goals and the process by which to meet goals. They exercise judgment within defined procedures and policies to determine appropriate action. They work on issues where analysis of situation or data requires review of relevant factors.


  1. Oversee the overall operation and maintenance of building, equipment, and grounds. Supervise work assignments and ensure effective utilization of all resources.
  2. Maintain compliance with all procedures, policies, and regulations and ensure timely response to regulatory issues and inspection findings.
  3. Plan facilities’ organizational structure to accommodate growth and change in priorities.
  4. Determine needs for equipment leases, purchases, and services.
  5. Negotiate contracts with vendors and maintain vendor relationships. Ensure that projects meet specifications and budgets. Monitor the work and performance of any external contractor working on the premises as required.
  6. Ensure that necessary licenses and permits are obtained.
  7. Act as liaison to leasing and property management organizations and planning commissions.
  8. Ensure facilities staff are appropriately trained on their areas of responsibility and they have the necessary tools and equipment to perform their job efficiently and safely.
  9. Responsible for the execution of building management services, asset management, equipment management, service contract management, subcontractor performance monitoring, and maintenance cost control.
  10. Comply and enforce the established safety procedures and guidelines.


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree and 5 or more years' experience, including 0-2 years' supervisory experience or equivalent experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


Other Duties:

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Founded in 1925, ATCC is a non-profit organization with a mission to acquire, authenticate, preserve, develop, standardize, and distribute biological materials and information for the advancement and application of scientific knowledge.


ATCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.


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