What does a Facility Administrator I do?

Facility administrators serve in a high-level leadership role overseeing the comprehensive operations of an organization or business location. They are involved in supervising many aspects in the daily business functions, including staffing, logistics, budgeting, client/patient care, and administrative duties. They are accountable for ensuring the facility and all staff members abide by all applicable laws, municipal codes, and health and safety regulations. They take a lead role in recruitment, hiring, and training staff, and may also have some PR or community relations responsibilities.

Facility administrators typically have a bachelor’s degree in a business discipline or an area that specifically relates to a particular industry. They also have supervisory experience, and a background in project management or administrative roles. They must be highly organized, detail oriented, and able to manage multiple complex situations simultaneously.

What responsibilities are common for Facility Administrator I jobs?
  • Support curriculum implementation, delivery of instruction, progress monitoring, and assessments.
  • Ensure customer compliance requirements are met.
  • Ensure work quality and adherence to established policies and procedures.
  • Maintain and perform minor repairs on field equipment.
  • Lead the planning and administration of supply chain capital budgets.
  • Coordinate large scope capital projects along with improving maintenance processes across the network.
  • Assist in determination of solutions to interruptions in service of utilities.
  • Participate in design, planning and organizing for capital improvement projects
  • Coordinate with production, operations, customer service and other functions to implement programs.
  • Oversee regional efforts in engineering requirements and permits for site plans.
What are the typical qualifications for Facility Administrator I jobs?
  • Bachelor's Degree in business or computer science.
  • Solid command of English language and good communication skills.
  • Strong leadership, time management, and critical thinking skills.
Education--
Work/Life Balance
3.5 ★
Total Pay--
Career Opportunity
3.4 ★
Avg. Experience8+ years

How much does a Facility Administrator make?

Confident
$64,966 /yr
Total Pay
$40,817
 /yr

Base Pay

+
$24,148
 /yr

Additional Pay

$64,966

 / yr
$31K$370K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range
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Facility Administrator I Career Path

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Average Years of Experience

0 - 1
15%
2 - 4
28%
5 - 7
0%
8+
57%
Not including years spent in education and/or training
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Facility Administrator I Insights

Read what Facility Administrator I professionals have to say about their job experiences and view top companies for this career.
Lansum Properties
Senior Facility Executive
Jun 3, 2020

“The president is clueless about the organisation and the biggest hypocrite I've ever seen in my entire life in corporate world.”

AmazonAmazon
Workshop Facilitator
Aug 10, 2020

“Everyone is nice and want the best for each pther”

YMCAYMCA
Sports Facilities Attendant
Jan 4, 2021

“Great work enviroment and a great first job as as a teen”

AramarkAramark
Gen Utility
Feb 21, 2022

“Understaffed and terrible management.”

Screen Engine/ASIScreen Engine/ASI
Audience Facilitator
Feb 16, 2021

“People are fun and friendly.”

GP StrategiesGP Strategies
Facilitator
Apr 27, 2022

“Incentive pay and bonuses are not great.”

First Class Conferening FacilitationFirst Class Conferening Facilitation
Facilitator
May 20, 2022

“Flexible work schedule is good”

City of TorontoCity of Toronto
Workshop Facilitator
Jun 10, 2022

“Pay increase the same whether you perform at the top or at the bottom of expectations”

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Facility Administrator I Interviews

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