Senior Director of College Facilities
Senior Director of College Facilities
Initial Screening Date 07/07/2017
Pay Range: 21 - at $133,536 to $187,884 (salary placement in the salary range will be based upon comparable experience and qualifications; increases are given annually thereafter up to highest step)
The District offers a comprehensive package of insurance benefits to eligible employees, which includes medical and dental insurance, a vision-care plan, life insurance and dependent life coverage, accidental death and dismemberment coverage, and a long-term disability income-protection plan. All premiums are
fully paid by the District. Mandatory retirement incentive is with California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS).
PLEASE NOTE: In order to be considered for this opening, you must apply through the District website at https://jobs.socccd.edu
To plan, organize, coordinate, direct, review and evaluate the construction, modification and maintenance of the buildings, grounds, classrooms, laboratories, athletic and recreational areas, offices and other facilities for a large and complex college, including day-to-day building and grounds maintenance and operations; transportation; facility construction and modification; scheduled, preventive and deferred maintenance; campus sustainability programs; environmental compliance; coordination of facility technological requirements; hazardous materials management and resource management; train, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned personnel; prepare and administer annual program budgets; ensure compliance with District policies and applicable local, State and federal regulations. May attend meetings and provide assistance on behalf of the Vice President of College Administrative Services as assigned or as required.
To foster a culture of collaboration, mutual respect, innovation, and continuous improvement throughout the District; lead by example; actively participate in and support District-wide participatory governance components and activities and other collaborative processes; encourage professional excellence among the staff and promote an organizational culture of customer service, innovation, and quality services.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED:
Receives direction from the Vice President for College Administrative Services or President’s designee.
Exercises functional and technical supervision over assigned personnel.
• Budget preparation and administration.
• Building design, building trades and California construction codes.
• Green building strategies, best management and sustainable practices, and policy development.
• Current technologies utilized in the maintenance and operation of complex building and environmental systems.
• Correct English composition, grammar, spelling and vocabulary. Cost benefit analysis and cost accounting.
• District and College organization, operations and objectives.
• District and College policies and State and federal laws and regulations related to assigned program. Interpersonal skills including tact, patience and diplomacy.
• Materials, methods, practices, machinery and equipment used in electrical, plumbing, HVAC and swimming pool maintenance activities.
• Materials, methods, practices, machinery and equipment used for major facilities projects, construction, structural utilities, energy conservation projects, facilities repair and maintenance, landscape and irrigation installation and repair and college transportation services.
• Occupational hazards and OSHA safety standards.
• Operation of computer, peripherals and software programs, including database management, spreadsheet, word processing and specialized software related to District or College operations and facilities.
• Oral and written communication skills. Planning and organizational skills.
• Principles and practices of construction plan and specification preparation.
• Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations.
• Collect, compile and analyze data.
• Communicate clearly and concisely, and effectively both orally and in writing with diverse constituencies within and outside of the District.
• Effectively utilize District/College resources to attain a clean, safe and appropriate learning environment for students, faculty, administrators and staff.
• Encourage professional excellence among the staff and promote an organizational culture of customer service, innovation, and quality services.
• Establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
• Interpret and apply complex and technical State and federal laws and regulations related to assigned program.
• Maintain current knowledge of facilities management, including, construction, modification, maintenance and operations.
• Maintain the security of confidential information and materials. Negotiate with vendors and contractors.
• Operate office equipment such as computer, printer, calculator, copier and facsimile machine.
• Plan, organize, coordinate and direct the programs, services and activities related to facilities construction, modification, maintenance and operations.
• Prepare and administer budgets for assigned program areas. Prepare oral and written reports and recommendations.
• Read, interpret, apply, explain and interrelate engineering drawings, construction plans and specifications. Relate effectively to people of varied academic, cultural and socio-economic background using tact, diplomacy and courtesy.
• Train, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned personnel.
• Understand and effectively and collaboratively work in a complicated multi-college environment, as well as within a system of community college districts.
• Work effectively with others to achieve common goals.
Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.
Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in engineering, architecture, public or business administration or closely related field. Master’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in engineering, architecture, public or business administration or closely related field is desirable.
At least five years of increasingly responsible experience in facilities management of an educational district with multiple types of buildings and grounds or closely related field, including at least three years of experience in a supervisory capacity.
License or Certificate:
A valid California driver’s license.
Professional Engineer certification is highly desirable.
Please visit the District’s Employment Opportunities website at https://jobs.socccd.edu for a detailed job description, to learn more about the District and to complete an on-line application.
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