Associate Vice President, Facilities Development and Operations

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Job Title: Associate Vice President, Facilities Development and Operations
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 24883
Job Code: 3300 Administrator IV
Department: Facilities Development & Ops
CompensationClassification: Administrator IV
Anticipated Hiring Salary: Commensurate with experience
FLSA status: Exempt

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About the PositionThe Associate Vice President (AVP) is the principal facilities administrator at San Jose State University. Reporting to the Vice President for Administration and Finance/CFO, this position is responsible for leading and directing the strategic operational and developmental planning of all campus facilities to support the mission of the University. The AVP provides vision and leadership for Facilities Development and Operations, which includes the following departments; Planning, Design and Construction, Maintenance and Operations, Environmental Health and Safety, as well as the Financial and Administrative Services unit supporting the needs of the department.

As the University¿s senior facilities administrator, the AVP is responsible for the successful operation, maintenance and development of the university¿s physical plant. The AVP will play a key role in establishing and directing the strategic goals of the department and will ensure operational objectives are achieved. The university occupies 19 blocks in downtown San José as well as 62 acres that make up South Campus, housing the Spartan Stadium and athletic fields.

The AVP engages collaboratively with campus administration and the campus community to provide superior customer-focused services while advancing the university¿s goals. The AVP plays a significant role in creating the campus master plan and the multi- year capital outlay program.

This is a position in the CSU - Management Personnel Plan (MPP), and serves at the pleasure of the President. This position will require adherence to University compliance training such as: Conflict of Interest and Ethics, AB 1825 Sexual Harassment Prevention, Information Security, and Injury and Illness Prevention Program. The person hired for this position may be required to complete an outside employment disclosure statement in accordance with Title V of the California Code of Regulations.
Minimum Qualifications-Bachelor's degree in engineering, architecture, construction or related field
-Collective bargaining experience
-10 years of progressively responsible relevant experience including at least 7 years in a senior level leadership role in a large and complex Facilities Department (either Operations and Maintenance or Planning, Design, & Construction)
-Successful completion of multiple large-scale capital projects
Preferred Qualifications-Master's Degree
-Higher Education environment experience
-Demonstrated experience building and sustaining a high performing, service-focused organization
-Experience with strategic planning
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities-Ability to lead a large service department in exemplary customer service.
-Ability to manage a large and diverse workforce in a collective bargaining environment.
-Thorough knowledge of large, complex facilities administrative, maintenance and construction operations, including HVAC, electrical utility systems and energy management programs.
-Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions and to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with multiple abstract and concrete variables.
-Ability to comply with reporting requirements as it relates to construction management policy and procedures and financial reporting.
-Ability to develop and monitor metrics to ensure the organization is operating efficiently and effectively serving campus needs while meeting budgetary parameters.
-Ability to administer effective environmental health and safety program and remain current on compliance and safety standards.
-Ability to effectively respond to the needs of the constituency of a major metropolitan university.
Posting DateJanuary 11, 2019
Application ScreeningThis position is open until filled.
Required Application MaterialResume
Letter of interest
List of References

Please note that failure to completely fill out each section of the online application may result in your application not receiving consideration.
Additional InformationSatisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. SJSU will issue a conditional offer of employment to the selected candidate, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

The standard background check includes: criminal check, employment and education verification. Depending on the position, a motor vehicle and/or credit check may be required. All background checks are conducted through the university's third party vendor, Accurate Background. SJSU will pay all costs associated with this procedure. Evidence of required degree(s) or certification(s) will be required at time of hire.


All San José State University employees are considered mandated reporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and are required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
Equal Employment StatementSJSU is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability.

It is the policy of SJSU to provide reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities who self disclose.
Contact InformationOne Washington Square San Jose, CA 95192-0046
Phone: 408-924-2250





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Posted: 1/22/2019
Application Due: 11/25/2019
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