Assistant Vice President, Facilities & Construction Management

Job description

Community College of Philadelphia

Community College of Philadelphia is dedicated to promoting a work environment which attracts and retains talented and diverse faculty and staff, and which challenges each of us to achieve at the highest level while contributing to the mission of the College. We value and support a culturally diverse and intellectually dynamic community to prepare our students for global citizenship. Join us as we transition from our first 50 years into the next and build upon a legacy that will impact the city of Philadelphia and beyond.

Community College of Philadelphia is seeking to fill an Assistant Vice President, Facilities & Construction Management position. Reporting to the Vice President for Business and Finance, the Assistant Vice President, Facilities and Construction Management oversees all aspects of the facilities management department. The AVP provides direction, planning and administration of the day-to-day operations of all campus facilities. This includes facilities planning and maintenance, space administration, construction management, renovations, physical plant management, architectural and engineering services, utilities, landscaping, custodial and all other maintenance services. In collaboration with the Vice President, this position provides leadership in the implementation and execution of the College's Facilities Master Plan, while leading the development and implementation of major construction and renovation projects.

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Community College of Philadelphia recognizes that our employees are important and vital to our success. We offer a high-quality, comprehensive program of benefits, which represents an important component of total compensation.

Our benefits include:

  • 100% College-paid medical, dental and prescription drug for employee and all of their eligible family members
  • College-paid life and disability insurance
  • College closes for Winter Break the week between Christmas and New Years and for a week in March for Spring Break
  • Tuition remission (for classes at the College)
  • Forgivable tuition loan (for classes at any accredited academic institution)
  • 403(b) retirement plan with 10% College contribution
  • Healthcare and Dependent Care flexible spending accounts
  • College operates on a 4-day work week during the summer months
  • Paid vacation plus holiday and personal time off

Community College of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Minimum Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree in architecture, construction management, engineering, or a related field required. Any and all degree(s) must be from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning.

• Minimum seven (7) years related facilities and construction management experience required.

• Demonstrated leadership in complex construction projects required.

• Strong project management and time management skills required.

• Knowledgeable of best practices in mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) design required.

• Demonstrated competency in architecture and engineering disciplines required.

• Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with various internal and external constituents required.

• Demonstrated ability to develop and sustain positive working relationships with colleagues required.

• Ability to work evenings and weekends required.

• Strong project management skills and demonstrated ability to balance competing priorities and deadlines required.

• Competency in organizing data, maintaining files, and preparing reports required.

• Detail-oriented with excellent communications skills, both verbal and written, to effectively interact with people of diverse backgrounds required.

• Ability to work independently and take initiative required.

• Ability to create and implement systems, procedures and processes required.

• Exceptional organizational, problem-solving and planning skills required.

• Ability to collaborate with others required.

• Demonstrated customer service orientation with a leadership mindset required.

• Ability to maintain sensitivity, understanding and respect for a diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty, and staff of varying social, economic, cultural, ideological, and ethnic backgrounds required.

Preferred Qualifications

• Master's degree in architecture, construction management, engineering, or a related field preferred.

• Previous experience working in higher education preferred.

• Real Property Administrator (RPA) preferred.

• Experience working in a collective bargaining environment preferred.





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Posted: 10/31/2018
Application Due: 12/30/2018
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