Associate Director, Operations

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Trades Manager I

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Associate Director, Operations

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Northern VA Community College


NV280-VP Administration

Work Location:

Fairfax County - 059

Hiring Range:

$80,000 - $90,063

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Full Time

Work Schedule:

7am-330pm weekdays

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Job Description:

As a senior leader within Facilities Department, you report to the Chief Facilities Officer.

Job duties and responsibilities include:

•Plan for overall condition and efficient and effective operation of Building & Grounds Sections at all NOVA campuses.•Supervise and ensure proper operation of all campus related systems involving predictive maintenance, preventive maintenance, regular maintenance, emergency maintenance, minor repairs, energy management and associated systems, various alarm control and other low voltage systems, and contractual agreements.•Provide oversight, management and evaluates multiple complex short & long-range programs.•Provide guidance, support, and supervision to campus Facility Managers for all aspects of campus operations, maintenance, and repairs.•Serve as senior leader in Facilities Department involved in setting department strategy including budgeting, priority setting, and technology assessment.

Special Assignments:

May be required to perform other duties as assigned. May be required to assist the agency or state government generally in the event of an emergency declaration by the Governor.

KSA's/Required Qualifications:

•Ability to plan, schedule, supervise, and evaluate work and make decisive decisions are critical.
•Excellent communication skills with upper & lower management including Commonwealth of VA leadership.
•Knowledge of Physical Plant operations and maintenance.
•Computer proficiency: data entry skills and ability to develop and interpret reports in text and spreadsheet format.
•General knowledge of building and grounds trades.
•Ability to monitor and analyze budgets and expenditures.
•Ability to create systems, procedures, and standards.


•Extensive experience in facilities management. •Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent combination of experience, training, and education. •Valid driver’s license and good driving record. •Extensive experience supervising facilities personnel.•Experience with energy management systems.

Preferred Qualifications:

•Professional Engineer
•Facilities Management related Certification
•Experience in facilities management in higher education
•Experience with VCCS, BCOM, and Commonwealth of Virginia requirements
•Experience with energy management systems and energy conservation

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Travel between campuses may be required.

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Background Check Statement Disclaimer:

The selected candidate’s offer is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background investigation, which may include: fingerprint checks, local agency checks, employment verification, verification of education, credit checks (relevant to employment). Additionally, selected candidates may be required to complete the Commonwealth’s Statement of Economic Interest. For more information, please follow this link:

EEO Statement:

The Virginia Community College System, an EEO employer, welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds and recognizes the benefits of a diverse workforce. Therefore, the VCCS is committed to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications. We prohibit discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, mental or physical disabilities, political affiliation, veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors.

ADA Statement:

The VCCS is an EOE and Affirmative Action Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Acts (ADA and ADAAA), VCCS will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodation to applicants in need of access to the application, interviewing and selection processes.

E-Verify Statement:

VCCS uses E-Verify to check employee eligibility to work in the United States. You will be required to complete an I-9 form and provide documentation of your identity for employment purposes.

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Job No:
Posted: 5/6/2021
Application Due: 5/26/2021
Work Type: Full Time