JOB SUMMARY: The Executive Director of Facilities is responsible for the development and oversight of all District facilities operations, scheduled maintenance and capital project. Provides management and overall policy direction for maintenance to include personnel training, maintenance scheduling, minor construction projects; budget preparation, execution, reconciliation, and oversight; oversees the development and maintenance of a five year scheduled maintenance plan, space inventory, and submission of capital project proposals, major maintenance and repairs projects. This position is also responsible for project implementation, including real property development, short term and long-range capital planning and preconstruction project management and project delivery, and for construction program management, including overall program and individual project scopes, schedules and budget oversight.
- Provides leadership, supervision, and training to the District facilities team, including time management, programming, facility technical competencies (HVAC, mechanical, plumbing, carpentry, electrical, janitorial, landscaping, utility, locksmith and general contracting), budget management, project management, employee relations, and team building.
- Coordinates and provides District level supervision and project oversight on all capital projects and complex repair, maintenance, renovation and hazardous substance projects District wide.
- Develops District standard operating procedures for capital project planning and delivery including maintenance and compliance with District design standards, maintenance and repair procedures, standards of performance, and personnel management guidelines, quality control and qualitative measurements.
- Responsible for the exchanges of information with District management and staff, vendors, business representatives, consultants, contractors, and educational institutions, regulatory agencies and other organizations regarding planning, implementation, and scheduling of construction, repair and maintenance projects.
- Develops long and short-range hazardous substance, building maintenance and repair strategic plans.
- Ensures that all State Educational code, Building codes, OSHA, AHERA, and ADA compliance codes, and regulation are followed.
- Oversees personnel matters including ensuring adequate staffing, performance evaluations, discipline, training, and work procedures.
- Ensures facilities online databases are maintained and updated accordingly.
- Develops, implements, and monitors standards and procedures, including design standards, energy and efficiency and sustainability goals and requirements for facilities planning and capital and renovation projects, cost and schedule controls and plan reviews; monitors the work of architects, engineers, inspectors and other contractors on District capital projects.
- Develops and delivers informational updates and presentations to senior administration, the Governing Board, and other interested organizations as required.
- Perform other duties commensurate with the functions and level of the position to include participating in committee assignments and the recruitment and retention of students.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Engineering, or other related field and five (5) years of progressively responsible experience - or - nine (9) years of progressively responsible experience in lieu of education.
The knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform this job include, but are not limited to the following:
- Knowledge of federal and state codes, rules and regulations regarding construction, maintenance, sanitation and safety of buildings, equipment and grounds.
- Knowledge of proper operation of water, waste water, and computerized energy management systems.
- Knowledge of current DOT highway and safety laws and practices pertaining to the operation of the College vans, trucks, and buses on public roadways. Must be able to qualify for an Arizona Commercial Driver’s License.
- Ability to estimate material, equipment, land and labor costs and develop and maintain budgets.
- Skill in reading and interpreting building specifications and inspect construction sites to ensure compliance.
- Knowledge of principles and practices in administration of physical plant operations for a multi-site organization.
- Knowledge of Arizona Department of Corrections rules, guidelines, and regulations relating to work-release programs.
- Knowledge and skill in leadership and management.
- Effective communication and interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with staff, community leaders, faculty, students, and the public.
- Skill working in a diverse multi-ethnic, multi-cultural population.
- Knowledge and skill in operating a variety of multimedia equipment, computer systems, hardware, and relevant software applications.
Duties require little physical effort in work with moderate (up to 30lbs), easy to handle materials. Duties performed causes light fatigue of eyes, fingers, or other facilities due to long periods of standing, sitting, and repetitive motion.
Critical/High Profile Level Interpersonal Skills - Position interacts with some or all of the following: Governing Board, community groups, high level/high profile positions outside CAC, the legal community, political representatives, and international figures. The highest level interpersonal skills are required for successful job performance.
Job is performed in general office or comparable working area with occasional distractions such as noise, interruptions, or congested work areas with exposure to some disagreeable elements.
SALARY: Entry Salary Range: $82,995.00 - $87,975.00 per year (Dependent upon Qualifications)
DEADLINE: August 3, 2021
Applications must include the following documents to be considered:
- Cover Letter (Letter of Interest)
- Resume or Curriculum Vitae
- Unofficial Transcripts
Applications not accompanied with the required transcripts will not be considered.
Copies of transcripts should reflect completed course work and conferred degrees. All academic course work and degrees must be from a regionally accredited college or university or be certified by an acceptable agency that the institution is recognized by the appropriate governmental agency in its home country (this is generally stated in the degree evaluation).
Transcripts issued in a language other than English must be accompanied by a full translation (word for word) by an acceptable translator. Additionally, each foreign transcript must be evaluated for equivalency to United States accredited course work by an acceptable agency such as those agencies certified by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES).
Applications containing foreign transcripts that are not accompanied with the above required documentation, will not be considered.
The level of background verification for this position is: Executive Level
Background Verification: As a condition of employment, all candidates accepting an offer of employment for a full-time, part- time, temporary, student worker, or volunteer position, will be required to undergo a Background Verification. The check will be conducted by third party agent, General Information Services (GIS) Inc. Employment with Central Arizona College is contingent upon the successful completion of the background verification. The college does not accept responsibility for information errors reported by GIS during the background process. The level the background verification for this position is: Standard level.
The Talent Development Department is located in main administration building, H Building, Suite 131 on the Signal Peak Campus at 8470 North Overfield Road, Coolidge, Arizona 85128. Office hours are Monday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Central Arizona College (the College) is committed to provide equal employment opportunity in decisions involving hiring, evaluation, promotion, advancement and discipline, and educational opportunity to all applicants and employees. The College will hire without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, military status, genetic test information, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression.