Director of Facilities Operations - (REVISED AND REPOSTED WITH NEW DEADLINE)

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Job Title:Director of Facilities Operations - (REVISED AND REPOSTED WITH NEW DEADLINE)
Job ID:13447
Full/ Part Time:Full Time
Job Code:3312
Department:Plant Administration
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Salary to commensurate with knowledge and experience.


The Director of Facilities Operations reports directly to the Associate Vice President of Facilities Management (AVPFM), and is a key member of the Facilities Management (FM) leadership team. The Director of Operations provides leadership and oversight for Central Plant and Utilities Operations, Energy Management, Sustainability, and Mechanical Systems. The Director will oversee performance of staff in plant work units, conduct performance evaluations, provide guidance, and assist operations. The Director will be responsible foroverseeing and developing budgets for operation and utility needs as well as recommend and prioritize work responsibilities and projects.

The position provides leadership for and instigates a variety of sustainable methods as they relate to solid waste and recycling, energy use and management, water conservation, wastewater, building construction, irrigation, vehicles, and fuels. The Director will oversee and develop methods and means to fund sustainable projects via state funds, grants, loans, and utility incentives. Engages with the campus community at a variety of levels to promote and encourage sustainable practices and procedures. The physical plant consists of approximately 3.1 million square feet of building space on a 388-acre campus core site. Other duties as assigned.

Position Summary:

Six Roles of a LeaderLeads using the six roles of a leader by effectively structuring work, managing talent, inspiring performance, building teams, using and sharing information and facilitating change.

1. Structuring Work

	Manages building maintenance; energy management and conservation.	Leads, manages and supervises Facilities staff to achieve excellence in the performance of assigned projects and tasks and in the identification,development and execution of strategic initiatives in support of department,division and University strategic plans. 	Collaborates within and across organizational lines to review and improveworkflow and to ensure effective, efficient and continuous facilities operationsand maintenance services.	Establishes and maintains exceptionally high/positive department service values,levels and outcomes by establishing and maintaining, fostering and maintaining an organizational culture of customer service and support.	Develops and maintains an extensive network of campus and professional contacts to enhance customer service, explain and clarify the Facility Operations (FO) unit's service commitment, policies, procedures and programs and promote the goals and objectives of the University, FM department and FO unit.	Efficiently executes short range and long range comprehensive facilities management processes and programs for all facilities, structures, HVAC systems, and equipment.	Develops, communicates and manages planned maintenance programs to ensure that University facilities are prepared to meet growing, changing and progressing operational needs, to ensure facilities meet or exceed applicable life-safety code requirements, and to ensure the continuous operation of key/critical equipment and systems.	Promotes, develops and executes strategic facilities programs and processes to address capital renewal, and deferred maintenance needs, which interface with and support the academic, student services and major capital programs. 2. Managing Talent

  • 	Leads and directs Operations and trades anagers/supervisors and their respective work teams, in the successful performance of FO functions/responsibilities and the achievement of strategic successes.

  • 	Collaborates with appropriate administrators regarding personnel matters including: employee recruitment, retention, performance management (organizational and individual), labor and employee relations, training and development and including the interpretation and application of collective bargaining provisions and how they may impact department work practices and rules.

  • 	Develops personnel management and professional development plans, proposes and enforces disciplinary actions and develops and implements effective staffing strategies to attract, develop, grow and retain a competent, effective, efficient, multi-cultural and diverse workforce that is representative of the University's core values.

  • 3. Inspiring Performance

    	Promotes, ensures and enforces applicable industry professional responsibilities and ethical standards.	Inspires the professional, technical and other service staff within the FO group, including developing and managing their talents and competencies, appropriately balancing and structuring work, organizational development and building effective teams.	Plans, organizes and executes emergency management/business continuity strategies as appropriate to support the 24/7 operational needs of the University and for the preservation and protection of life, health, property and strategic goal achievement.	Develops Key Performance Indicator (KPI) matrices to track departmental performance goals. 4. Building Teams

    	Leads committees and work teams as directed or appropriate.	Represents the AVPFM as appropriate on University/community committees and work groups. 5. Using & Sharing Information

    	Ensures and promotes efficient, effective and disciplined financial management and control, operational planning, preparation, performance and oversight for all FO functions/operations and strategic planning and development including fiscal responsibility and accountability for an annual operation, maintenance and repair budget.	Collaborates in the development and on-going management of the FO unit's annual and quarterly budgets, which may include the complexity of utilizing blended general and trust funds/revenue sources and recharge income to support operations.	Proposes and manages functionally applicable contracts and contractors.	Promotes understanding and ensures compliance with Federal, State, CSU, University and division policies, regulatory and statutory requirements, industry best practices and loss control/injury and illness prevention solutions.¿ 6.Facilitating Change

    	Partners with University administrators in the development, execution and on-going review of strategic business initiatives and plans.	Defines and performs complex economic analysis and modeling to evaluate life-cycle cost, payback, purchase-lease alternatives, etc. as a basis for making operational business decisions and to review, define, enhance and execute cost-center/cost allocation models.	Leads in the sustainable operation, maintenance and management of all University facilities and infrastructure, including implementation of initiatives to reduce resource consumption and make Fresno State a model of sustainable best practices.	Collaborates with, supports and promotes the University's comprehensive waste management, recycling and composting programs that reduce, reuse and recycle waste.


    Demonstrated comprehensive knowledge, experience, proficiency and success:

  • In managing represented staff under collective bargaining agreements
  • In defining, constructing and performing complex economic analysis and modeling to evaluate life-cycle cost, payback purchase-lease alternatives, etc., as a basis for making operational business decisions
  • In developing and writing Request for Proposals (RFPs), service contract requirements and specifications, and performance and service contract specifications
  • In the identification, development and deployment of safety programs and accident prevention strategies as applicable to large facilities and/or organizations, industrial/institutional maintenance repair and renovation operations, and with consideration to CAL-OSHA Industrial Safety Orders
  • In the promotion and consistent use of administrative and supervisory skills to optimize program outcomes
  • In written, oral and digital communications to effectively communicate to all levels, and across organizational lines, of a large organization
  • In issue/problem prediction, detection, avoidance, mitigation and resolution, including use of appropriate and/or required communication strategies involving stakeholders representing all facets of a large organization and client community (ex: staff, faculty, students, family members, alumni, donors, grantors, local government, community neighbors, emergency service and utility providers, contractors, experts, the general public, media)
  • In coordinating the activities of a complex, multifaceted operation to provide effective support and services to a diverse, multi-cultural constituency
  • Core Competencies embody the following competencies:

  • Collaboration, effective communication, organization skills, customer/client focus, personal effectiveness/credibility, teamwork, professionalism/composure, results driven, diversity and inclusion.

  • Bachelor's degree in Facilities Management, Engineering, Business Administration, and/or 7 to 10 years of equivalent experience in the field.
  • A minimum of seven years progressively responsible and successful leadership and management of complex facility operations with responsibility forfacilities management, building maintenance and related projects, energy management and conservation, personnel management, professional development and training, industrial safety programs and function-specific financial managementat a CSU.

  • Master's degree from an accredited college or university in Construcction Management, Engineering, or a closely related field.
  • Knowledge of Cal-OSHA, Injury Illness Prevention Programs, National Electric Code, and California Building Codes.
  • Working knowledge of CSU policies and procedures.
  • Experience managing Facilities Operations at a CSU campus.

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    Posted: 4/9/2018
    Application Due: 4/30/2018
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