Director of Asset Management (0392U), Facilities Services - 35437

Director of Asset Management (0392U), Facilities Services - 35437 About Berkeley

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Departmental Overview

Facilities Services strives to continuously improve the campus in partnership with all members of the University community to ensure that classrooms, laboratories, and offices support teaching, learning and research. Through the efforts of over 500 dedicated staff members, Facilities Services manages the asset management program custodial services, maintenance operations, engineering and technical services, environmental services, grounds operations, the Cal Zero Waste program, the Campus Building Department, and the campus utility systems, including the cogeneration plant. The scope of the Facilities Services reaches across campus and is closely connected to the activities of staff, building managers, other campus departments and campus leadership.

    Develops, guides and oversees the Asset Management unit through subordinate managers. The Asset Management unit is responsible for the regional asset manager program, the Capital Renewal program, which includes deferred maintenance projects and the ICAMP program, and the Facilities Services project management group. Works with the Capital Renewal program Manager to oversee the Capital Renewal program and state deferred maintenance funding allocations to to identify, prioritize, fund and execute critical deferred maintenance and renewal projects. Works with both Capital Projects and the Facilities Services project managers to execute projects. Works closely with the Capital Renewal Manager and Capital Strategies to develop CR/DM project delivery approaches, staffing requirements, design and engineer firm selection, and process improvements. Through subordinate managers, oversees the Facilities Services project management team including in project scoping, contract development and execution, project execution, budget management, and close out. Provides expertise regarding project delivery, contractual processes, and liability assessment. Oversees the activities of the Asset Management regional managers with the Asset Management Manager Supports integration of Asset Management unit as the Facilities Services link in all capital projects:assists with resolving critical issues, confirms adherence to campus design standards, data accuracy, commissioning, turn over and closeout. Supports the role of the Asset Management unit as SMEs for the campus in facility issues, including OLAC and Capital Renewal, and helps them coordinate/establish relationships with units internal to FS and with colleagues across campus. Is the campus' primary SME for deferred maintenance and renewal and advises the campus on critical issues such as requests for funding, project execution best practices. Works with Capital Strategies on the campus' financial planning as it relates to renewal and deferred maintenance. Working with the Capital Renewal Manager, manages the funding and balances of the Capital Renewal and Deferred Maintenance programs and oversees the activities relating to the ICAMP program for the campus. Hires and trains staff in the responsibilities of the unit. Coordinates the activities of the unit in data management and analysis of campus facility assets and their life cycle. Working with subordinate managers, directs data analysis functions within Asset Management. Specific software includes: Tririga, CBRE, Smartsheet, Unifier, and Maximo functions Directs and supports creation of operational measures to improve service performance through MOU agreements, recharge functions, and vendor preventative maintenance agreements.
Provides oversight and guidance for a broad array of construction, renewal and maintenance projects as part of the Capital Renewal and Deferred Maintenance programs and with the Facilities Services project management team. Monitors those projects for compliance, costs and quality to ensure adherence to CR and DM program goals, FS objectives and campus needs. Fiscally responsible for adhering to delegation of authority related to CR/DM project funding approvals. Is ultimately responsible for all Capital Renewal and Deferred Maintenance program funding and fiscal reporting. Works through subordinate managers to monitor performance As a member of the Facilities Services leadership team, works with the other Directors to align the activities of the department with the needs of the campus and to support Facilities Services staff. Works with other FS Directors and their team SMEs for development of a comprehensive CR/DM program and project management function. Serves as department representative on many committees on campus relating to facility management, asset data and deferred maintenance. Acts as a strategic partner with respect to Capital Financial Plan reporting, Capital Planning, and PEP programs Plays major role in campus initiatives, including: Life Safety Committee, Gender Inclusive Initiative, Classroom Renovation and Technology Improvements, and UCOP Chemical Inventory Task Force.
Required Qualifications
    Advanced knowledge of and/or ability to learn organization, system-wide and governmental policies and procedures and any related applicable laws and regulations. Advanced to expert knowledge of engineering and / or architectural design and concepts. Leadership skills to mentor and develop management staff. Strong knowledge of financial principles to analyze financial, operational and budgetary data.

    Bachelor's degree in architecture, engineering, urban design, city planning, landscape architecture construction project management and / or equivalent experience / training.

Preferred Qualifications
    Broad knowledge of management, marketing, construction and maintenance principles, budgeting and codes and statutes.

    License or certificate to practice in at least one of the above professions is preferred.

Salary & Benefits
    This is a full-time (40 hours/week), career position, eligible for full UC benefits. This is an exempt, monthly paid position. The annual salary is commensurate with experience within the range of $125,800.00 - $203,800.00. For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying. Please upload the document in the Resume section, then skip the (optional) Cover Letter upload section.

Referral Source info
This job is part of the Employee Referral Program. If a UC Berkeley employee is referring you, please ensure you select the Referral Source of "UCB Employee" and then enter the employee's Name and Berkeley email address in the Specific Referral Source field. Please enter only one name and email.
Diversity Statement

Please include, as part of your application a brief (1-2 paragraph) statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in your professional experience.

Advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion are fundamental to our UC Berkeley Principles of Community, which states that “every member of the UC Berkeley community has a role in sustaining a safe, caring, and humane environment in which these values can thrive."

Other Information

The minimum posting duration of this position is 14 calendar days. The department will not initiate the application review process prior to May 23, 2022.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see:
For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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