Associate Director V - Associate Director of Facilities Planning & Construction

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Posting Information

This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.

Requisition201900267STitleAssociate Director V - Associate Director of Facilities Planning & ConstructionFLSA statusExemptHiring Salary

$5,984 – $8,488 per month

Occupational CategoryProfessionalDepartmentFacilities Planning & ConstructionOpen Until FilledYesEducational and Experience Requirement

Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Science, Management, Technology, or a related field. Nine years of progressively responsible experience in design, engineering, construction project management of commercial or institutional facilities, or experience in a related field. Preliminary (conceptual) and detailed construction cost estimating experience preferred. Professional architectural or engineering registration in the state of Texas and/or Certified Construction Manager (CCM) or Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification preferred.

Nature & Purpose of Position

Performs highly advanced and complex managerial work for the Facilities Planning and Construction Department including professional development and management of assigned staff, management of operations and outside contracts in all aspects relating to the planning, design, construction, coordination and closeout of assigned projects. Assists Director with administrative task, policies, departmental strategic objectives, architectural guidelines, and the enhancement of core processes for the department.

Primary Responsibilities

Supports the mission of enhancing delivery of facility projects to the campus community safely and functionally. Plans, develops, estimates, schedules, coordinates and directs various design and construction projects. Reviews and directs computer based project work orders. Assigns and delegates tasks and projects, directs, manages, monitors and evaluates activities of assigned staff in these areas. Prepares, evaluates and manages requests for qualifications and proposals. Oversees and monitors assigned project budgets and schedules. Reviews and authorizes requisitions for services and authorizes payments. Fiscally responsible for various operating and project related accounts, and confers and provides direction to staff to maintain budgets and schedules of projects. Manages design and construction within budget and time constraints and responsible for altering management of potential cost/schedule overruns. Negotiates and manages project related concerns and disputes. Reviews, collaborates, and monitors construction document deliverables for completeness and accuracy. Directs and manages the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) code for all projects requiring Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) inspection, and oversees and enforces contract and code compliance on associated projects. Assists the Director with administrative work for the office of Facilities Planning and Construction (FPC) including policy writing, strategic planning for departmental objectives, enhancing core processes, equipment needs, and project post-delivery assessments. Initiates special correspondence and prepares estimates, documents, reports and responses relating to projects and FPC operations. Serves as the administrator and focal point for e-builder Project Management system. Administer and assist project teams, internal staff, campus community and other applicable users in the web-based project management software. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Other Specifications

Knowledge of local, state, and federal laws. Ability to manage business functions.

This position may be designated as a Campus Security Authority (CSA).

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EEO Statement

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code 51.215.

Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Reference Contact Information
  4. Letter of Recommendation 1
  5. Letter of Recommendation 2
  6. Letter of Recommendation 3
Optional Documents
    Screening Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    1. * Are you legally authorized to work in the United States?
      • Yes
      • No
    2. * How did you learn about this position?
      • The Chronicle of Higher Education
      • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
      • HBCU Connect - Historically Black Colleges and Universities
      • HACU - Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities
      • The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
      • Association for Women in Science
      • TWC - Work in Texas
      • Inside Higher Ed
      • Higher Ed Jobs
      • HERC - Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
      • SHSU Website
      • SHSU Employee
      • Other
    3. If your response to the question above was "Other" please indicate from what source.

      (Open Ended Question)

    4. * How many years of supervisory experience do you have? Describe your responsibilities as a supervisor.

      (Open Ended Question)

    5. * Are you willing to work a flexible schedule, which may include evenings and weekends?
      • Yes
      • No
    6. * Which project delivery methods have you utilized in the past and with which are you most experienced with?

      (Open Ended Question)

    7. * Describe a conflict you have had with a particularly difficult client (internal or external); what were the issues and how did you manage the client in an attempt to resolve them?

      (Open Ended Question)

    8. * In the past, how have you managed a project that fell behind schedule? What recovery measures did you take or direct others to take? How would you rate the success of those recovery measures?

      (Open Ended Question)




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    Posted: 9/21/2019
    Application Due: 12/20/2019
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