Job Description

Why Join Us?

It is an exciting time to be at Extra Space Storage! Started in 1977, we are now a New York Stock Exchange-traded company leading the self-storage industry in more ways than one. To maintain this lead, we need exceptionally motivated, capable, and driven people like you.

Extra Space Storage is looking for a Director of National Projects who will be responsible for the execution of all national programs, initiatives, and facility programs that impact the physical plant assets across the country. The Director will create functional strategies and develop budgets, policies, and procedures to support facility services to include the branding of acquisitions, and implementation of current and future enhancements to the brand.


  • Lead multi-functional teams to develop and deliver outcomes that meet success criteria.

  • Develop and implement strategies and tools for increasing efficiencies, expanding innovation, training and communications as required to support change management.

  • Develop and manage annual budgets and effective vendor management strategies by leveraging technology and innovation to ensure delivery of business requirements.

Essential Duties

  • Develop multi-year strategies and program pipeline designed to increase ROI and shareholder value.

  • Develop and lead strategies for acquisition and onboarding of new properties and ensure scalability of program support to achieve flexible growth strategies.

  • Develop strategies to enhance 3rd party owner consumer awareness and brand recognition and influence enhancement of brand presence for managed properties.

  • Provide regular coaching leadership and support to grow and develop talent and create an environment of continuous learning and development within the facility department.

  • Conduct bi-weekly follow-up, coaching and training of direct reports with emphasis on continuous growth and delivering business requirements for time, cost, and quality.

  • Conduct semi-annual performance evaluations and manage bonus, recognition, and company award programs for direct reports.

  • Travel throughout the country as needed to assist in the development of implementation strategies and program solutions and to conduct follow-up, coaching and training of project managers.


  • Bachelor’s degree in business, construction, engineering, architecture, or related field required. Master’s degree preferred.

  • 5+ years’ experience leading similar teams of program managers and facility professionals a must.

  • Working knowledge of construction trades, applied engineering, and facility or construction project management. 

  • Highly proficient in all current business software applications.

We pride ourselves on hiring top talent and provide the following benefits and more:

  • Well defined career paths
  • Great work/life balance and hybrid work schedule
  • Medical, dental, and vision benefits
  • Health Savings Account (HSA) or Flexible Spending (FSA)
  • Company paid Life, AD&D, and Short- & Long-Term Disability
  • 401K with company match after 90 days of service
  • Holiday pay and paid time off
  • Extensive wellness program and various employee discount programs
  • Personal health advocate
  • On-site fitness center
  • Free soda, coffee, and snacks all day every day and much, much more!

If you are a current Extra Space employee, please apply through the "Find Internal Career Openings" in Workday.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


Application Instructions

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