Associate Vice President, Facilities and Construction Management

Jersey City, New Jersey
Aug 22, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Associate Vice President, Facilities and Construction Management

Job Summary:

Under the direction of the Vice President of Administration and Finance, the Associate Vice President of Facilities and Construction Management serves as the chief officer in the planning and designing of facilities and construction projects.  Provides leadership to the daily operations of the university including: controlled maintenance, capital construction projects and fiscal budget management. The Associate Vice President works cooperatively and collaboratively with other campus offices and departments as well as key campus administration staff at NJCU.


  • Provides administrative direction to the facilities services staff, which includes maintenance, custodial, grounds, fleet management, campus utilities, project management, construction administration and capital planning.
  • Develops and implements protocols for managing campus facilities.
  • Oversees the maintenance of university major systems and equipment, establishing policies and protocols.
  • Provides departmental policy guidance and approves changes in existing facilities operating and procedures.
  • Develop and upgrade long range planning documents regarding maintenance and construction needs of the campus.
  • Develop plans and make recommendations to continuously improve the appearance and functional utility of the campus.
  • Assess and formulate recommendations to improve the safety of the campus for staff and students.
  • Oversee the management of construction projects and provide technical constructions advice and assistance.
  • Provide consultation and collaboration with various campus departments in order to maximize effectiveness and enhance customer service while minimizing disruption to the campus environment.
  • Act as a liaison between users of facilities, supervisors, physical plant personnel, trades people construction contractors and subcontractors.
  • Establish and monitor standards for construction and operations of buildings.
  • Management of renovation and repair of campus and operations of buildings system and preventative maintenance program.
  • Provides leadership in space and sustainability planning


  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in construction management, engineering, architecture or equivalent from an accredited college, or university is required.  Master’s degree is preferred, and at least 8 years of experience in capital facilities management and operations, or related field.  Professional designation as a licensed engineer or architect is preferred.