Vice Chancellor, Facilities/Bond Programs and Operations

Job description

The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District is seeking a Vice Chancellor, Facilities/Bond Programs and Operations for the District Office in Dublin, California.


The Vice Chancellor, Facilities/Bond Programs and Operations is a management position designated by the Board of Trustees of the Chabot-Las Positas Community College District. The incumbent is responsible for the satisfactory completion and/or coordination of the listed duties and responsibilities either directly or through administrative review. The incumbent is charged by the Board of Trustees with the satisfactory implementation of Board policy and District procedure as applicable to the position. In addition, the incumbent is expected to participate in the formulation of District policies by making appropriate recommendations for improvements or additions in policy or procedure through his/her reporting authority and/or serving on District-wide administrative councils.


The Vice Chancellor, Facilities/Bond Programs and Operations will report directly to the Chancellor. The Vice Chancellor will provide overall leadership to organize and administer a comprehensive site and facility planning program including new construction and modernization regardless of funding source. Major funding totaling in excess of $900M will be provided by local bond measure resources and funds from the State funded Capital Outlay Program. The Vice Chancellor will be responsible for the successful planning, programming, design and construction of District Facilities. The Vice Chancellor will provide District leadership required to complete a major capital development program, and provide oversight of district-wide maintenance and operations. The position will plan and direct fiscal and human resources for the facilities planning and construction/reconstruction of all existing and proposed facilities.

This is an executive-level position. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and education. The salary includes generous vacation, holidays, health and welfare benefits, and a fringe benefits package. Employment will begin as soon as possible.

Job Title Vice Chancellor, Facilities/Bond Programs and Operations
Position Type Management
Position Code 1AMN05
Pay Rate (or Annual Salary) Negotiable
Job Location District Office, 7600 Dublin Blvd., 3rd Floor, Dublin, CA 94568
Department Chancellor's Office
Representative Duties

1. Develop facilities planning data to assist the Chancellor, Presidents and Board of Trustees in the development of new or modernized facilities;

2. Act in the capacity of District Program Manager for the Bond Programs;

3. Prepare and coordinate the District Facilities Master Plan, manage the District’s Capital Outlay Program and assume responsibility for the State required Five Year Construction Plan and the Facilities Space Inventory;

4. Coordinate the development of any Initial Project Proposals and/or Final Project Proposals as determined by the District and as required by the State Chancellor’s Office;

5. Serves as the responsible party to represent the District with local, State and Federal agencies and with architects, engineers, technical and financial consultants, legal counsel, inspectors, and contractor representatives related to facilities planning approvals, funding, and construction;

6. Provides assistance to managers, faculty and staff on building and campus planning, including the development of educational specifications and equipment needs for facility projects and will coordinate the planning functions with the project architect;

7. Ensures that short and long-range facility and operations planning is performed in conjunction with all affected local, State and Federal agencies or organizations to ensure the District can accommodate growth in an orderly manner;

8. Manages facility projects, including oversight of plans and specifications, bid documents, contract awards, construction, change orders and contract completion acceptances;

9. Develops, implements, and manages the District’s energy conservation program with emphasis on cost saving opportunities and application of new technologies;

10. Solicit proposals from architects for plans, estimates, and specifications; recommend architects for approval by the Chancellor and provide for oversight of meetings with architects and facilities committees during project definition, programming and the design phase of capital outlay projects;

11. Provide management and oversight of all major capital construction projects. Serves as the primary liaison between the architect, construction manager, District Management and College staff to ensure that projects are completed on time and on budget;

12. Prepare reports and Board of Trustees Agenda items related to the responsibility of the position;

13. Provide information and reports to the Chancellor regarding the organization and development of new or modernization of facilities;

14. Direct in-house design and specifications of small alteration and facilities improvement projects;

15. Serve as the chief spokesperson for the execution of the Bond Programs, either through the District Public Information Officer or through personal presentation;

16. Interview and recommend the employment and assignment of personnel;

17. Manage and administer consultant contracts.

NOTE: This class specification is not necessarily all inclusive in terms of duties and responsibilities.

Minimum Education and Experience

1. Baccalaureate degree with a major in Engineering, Architecture or a related field.

2. Eight years of increasingly responsible experience in architectural or engineering design and construction/program management, facility planning and contract management with at least five years experience in a senior supervisory or managerial position managing a large, multi project facilities design and development program.

3. Demonstrate sensitivity to and an understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical and/or learning disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

1. Knowledge of Facilities related programs and services of a community college.

2. Knowledge of administrative analysis and research techniques related to program and educational master planning and subsequent impact upon facilities needs.

3. Knowledge of principles and practices of facilities planning and project execution to include: architectural design, construction materials, methods and techniques, contracting and project management.

4. Knowledge of laws affecting the construction, maintenance and repair of college facilities, applicable state and local building safety and health codes, State of California Title V and California Community College Chancellor's Office guidelines and standards, building and education codes, and applicable federal and state laws, including the Americans with Disabilities Act as related to facilities planning, construction and maintenance.

5. Knowledge of principles of supervision and training.

6. Knowledge of principles and practices of Program Management as relates to a major facilities development program.

7. Knowledge of principles and practices of Construction Management.

8. Demonstrated skills in written and oral communication, particularly with public and government agencies.

9. Skills in the use of computer software such as the more common facilities planning and construction project management software, word processing and spreadsheet.

10. Ability to work in an academic environment with understanding of the traditional processes related to shared governance and collegial consultation as relates to program need and facilities development.

11. Knowledge of California Proposition 39 funding and expenditure requirements.

Desirable Qualifications

1. A Master’s Degree from an accredited institution of higher learning; or

2. Registration as a professional engineer or license as an architect.

3. Experience in Higher Education environment.

4. Experience with the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office Capital Outlay Program with a demonstrated track record of project funding success.

5. Direct experience as a program or construction manager with primary responsibility for managing a complicated, multi project facilities development program.

6. Experience with California Department of State Architect.

Physical Demands and Working Environment

Performance of the duties of this job may include the following physical activities: standing, walking, stooping, reaching and manipulating (lifting, carrying, moving) light to medium weights of 10-30 pounds, sitting for prolonged periods of time; visual acuity for reading numerical figures; good hand-eye coordination; arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp; and visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate equipment, and read application information. Performance of the duties of this job frequently involves sitting, reaching with hands and arms, talking, and hearing. This position also involves regular travel to various locations.


Posting Detail Information

Posting Number AS137P
Open Date 01/23/2018
Close Date 02/27/2018
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applications

Transcripts/Credentials – You must upload all applicable transcripts, credentials and/or certificates required to meet minimum qualifications for the position for which you are applying. To provide your transcripts, you will be required to submit using the applicant document upload for ‘Transcripts/Credentials.’

Any degrees earned outside the United States must have an official US evaluation (course by course) of the transcripts and must be submitted with the application.

In the case that the file you are uploading is too large you can also use the optional document upload for ‘Other Document.’

If you do not have your transcripts readily available, please upload a document in place of stating you will be sending the documents to the Office of Human Resources, 7600 Dublin Blvd, 3rd Floor, Dublin, CA 94568, or by fax (925) 485-5254, by the closing date.

Notification to Applicants

The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District reserves the right to close or not fill any advertised position

Instructions for Personal Qualifications Statement

The purpose of the personal qualifications statement is for you to provide information on how your education and experience relate to the requirements and duties of the position. There is no form to complete. Applicants are requested to provide their personal qualifications statement by uploading a document, the same way as you do for your cover letter.

Supplemental Questions

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    Documents Needed To Apply
    Required Documents
    1. Resume
    2. Cover Letter
    3. Transcripts/Credentials
    4. Personal Qualifications Statement
    Optional Documents
    1. Other Document






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