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Associate Vice President, Capital Planning and Facilities Management

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Department: Facilities Admin & Planning
Work type: Management (MPP)
Location: Stanislaus - Turlock
Categories: MPP, Administrative, At-Will, Full Time

    • Position Summary
    • Full-time position under the Management Peronnel Plan (MPP) available on or after January 11, 2021 in Facilities Administration and Planning. 


      The Associate Vice President for Capital Planning and Facilities Management is the University officer responsible for management of University capital planning and facilities management.  This position is appointed by and accountable to the Vice President for Business and Finance in the fulfillment of the duties and responsibilities of the office. The position responsibility encompasses the oversight of the operation and maintenance of more than 40 buildings and structures with over one million square feet situated on 228 acres. Responsible for the planning, design and construction of capital projects and the campus Five-Year Major Capital Outlay Program (in excess of $220 million). The AVP collaborates with academic department heads and administrative units to plan immediate and/or future academic facility requirements.  Directs and correlates allocated resources with department objectives to assure maximum efficiency and effectiveness.  Provide guidance and decisions involving unit objectives.  Conduct statistical analysis and other general support for the Vice President for Business and Finance in the development of campus facilities and special initiatives.  Responsible for facilities operations, building maintenance, utilities and energy management, custodial services, special event support, grounds maintenance and warehouse operation.


    • Job Duties
    • Duties include but are not limited to:
      • Plan, develop and evaluate the university's Facilities Services functions to assure an effective level of support service to the university community in the areas of custodial care, grounds maintenance, building, equipment and preventative maintenance, and work order support.
      • Develop Facilities Services policies and procedures appropriate to the mission, goals and purposes of Stanislaus State University.
      • Operate the university's Facilities Services in compliance with all federal, state and CSU regulations.
      • Develop processes and procedures, which take advantage of technology to reduce the cost of operation and improve institutional efficiency.
      • Prepare the annual Deferred Maintenance/Capital Renewal plan in consultation with the department managers.
      • Develop and maintain a comprehensive energy conservation and waste stream diversion program.
      • Plan, develop and evaluate the University's facilities planning program and services to assure compliance with the policies of the CSU and the regulations of the State of California.
      • Develop the university's annual submission of its Five-Year Capital Outlay, Minor Capital Outlay and Capital Renewal Programs consistent with the mission and goals of the university and in accordance with CSU guidelines.
      • Oversee the maintenance of University space and facilities database in accordance with the policies and regulations established by the CSU and the State of California.
      • Oversee the maintenance of the university's campus master plan and the development of all university facilities in accordance with the adopted plan and approvals of the CSU Board of Trustees.
      • Attend City Planning Commission, university/city/community task force or other meetings as necessary to monitor the development of the city to assure appropriate integration of the university with the local community.
      • Assure that appropriate campus personnel are involved with project architects and engineers in the appropriate design of the university's capital outlay projects.
      • Working with architects, engineers, university personnel, contractors and inspectors during the bidding and construction phases for new facilities, infrastructure improvements and capital renewal projects.
      • Assist Vice Presidents in reviewing proposed alterations to existing facilities proposed for funding from the university's internal support budget.
      • Prepare recommendations for the appointment of the university's campus consulting architects, engineers and landscape architects on an annual basis.
      • Serve as the university’s Deputy Building Official with responsibility for planning, design, construction, building codes and inspection, maintenance and occupancy issues for all major buildings, infrastructure and renovation projects.
      • Responsible for general policy for all aspects of facilities and support operations technical, budget, personnel, capital projects and administrative activities.
      • Serve as the principal advisor to the Vice President for Business and Finance on all campus development, facilities planning and Facilities Services matters.
      • Provide staff support to the University Facilities Planning Advisory Committee and for the Vice President for Business and Finance.
      • Assisting academic and administrative units in identifying campus facility needs and justifying resource requirements for buildings, landscaping and parking facilities.
      • Other duties as assigned.


    • Minimum Qualifications
    • Education:  Bachelor’s degree in business administration, construction management, or similar field, or equivalent combination of education and/or experience in the facilities management field. 

      Experience:  Seven (7) years of progressively responsible professional and administrative experience involving facilities management.

    • Preferred Qualifications

      • Ability to read blueprints, analyze budgets.
      • Experience with CSU Capital policies and procedures.
      • Thorough knowledge of the methods, practices and procedures of facilities planning, construction, and design.
      • Thorough knowledge of capital outlay and funding policies and practices as they relate to educational or public institutions.
      • Ability to prepare cost estimates; analyze architectural plans; monitor the work of architects, engineers and other project personnel; and develop and utilize automated information for space utilization and remodeling.
      • Ability to establish and maintain productive working relationships and to communicate effectively with diverse constituencies within the campus, the Chancellor's Office, and with contractors and consultants.
    • Required Qualifications

      • Understanding of Public Contract Law, green building and sustainable operations. 
      • Knowledge of building codes and regulations.
      • Thorough knowledge of the methods, practice and procedures of facilities planning, central office perspective administrative policies, capital outlay and funding policies and practice as related to educational or public institutions.
      • Ability to plan, coordinate, and direct the work of subordinate staff engaged in various professional, technical, and clerical functions.
      • Must be able to demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of the full range of issues under the purview of the AVP when communicating to groups of managers, customers, labor unions, and the general public.
      • Must demonstrate excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.
      • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with administrators, faculty, staff, students, and the external community.
      • Ability to understand the roles and responsibilities of others to gauge relationships accordingly by taking into account the variety of the interrelationships, motivations and goals of the members of the organizations served.
      • Ability to define, review, and implement different or creative solutions to unusual or complex problems.
      • Ability to prepare and present oral and written reports/data which are clear, concise, and comprehensive.
      • Ability to use tact, diplomacy and discretion when handling sensitive and/or confidential matters or materials.
      • Demonstrated high degree of personal motivation, independent judgment, and persuasiveness.
      • Well-developed conflict resolution skills.
      • Thorough knowledge of relevant current federal and state laws, bargaining unit contracts, CSU and campus policies and procedures, applicable university and campus infrastructure.
      • Thorough knowledge of University, State, and Federal OSHA rules and regulations related to facilities services.
      • Thorough knowledge of California Building Code and Title 24 requirements.
      • Thorough knowledge of principles, theories, and practices of facility operations and management.
      • Thorough technical knowledge/expertise in facilities planning, design and construction.
      • Thorough technical knowledge of building construction components and their function.
      • Thorough knowledge of budgeting, cost estimating, and fiscal management principles related to complex facilities construction projects.
      • Experience managing and leading in a complex, fiscally challenging, and rapidly changing environment.
      • Proven ability to function in a collaborative team environment.
    • Compensation & Benefits
    • Commensurate with qualifications and experience.  As a member of the 23-campus CSU System, we offer an extremely competitive benefits package that includes, but is not limited to, outstanding vacation, health, dental, and vision plans; a fee waiver education program; membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (PERS); and 14 paid holidays a year. Link to Benefits Summary: Management Personnel Plan (MPP)
    • How to Apply
    • To be considered, qualified candidates must submit a completed Stanislaus State online employment application, cover letter, diversity statement, and resumé. Applications are accepted electronically only.  Please note that failure to completely fill out each section of the online application may result in your application not receiving consideration.  To apply online, please click the “Apply Now” button on this page.
    • Application Deadline
    • OPEN UNTIL FILLED; SCREENING TO BEGIN OCTOBER 26, 2020. (Applications received after the screening date will be considered at the discretion of the university.)
    • Criminal Background Clearance Notice
    • Satisfactory completion of a background check (which includes checks of employment records, education records, criminal records, civil records; and may include motor vehicle records, professional licenses, and sex offender registries, as position requires) is required for employment.  CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, 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.
    • Additional Information
    • Campus & Area

      California State University, Stanislaus serves the San Joaquin Valley and is a critical educational resource for a six-county region of approximately 1.5 million people. The University is fully committed to creating a culture of diversity and inclusion – one in which every person in the University community feels safe to express their views without fear of reprisal. Widely recognized for its quality academic programs, the University has 10 nationally accredited programs and 662 faculty members. 94 percent of full-time faculty holds doctorates or terminal degrees in their fields. The University offers 43 undergraduate majors, 16 master's programs, 7 post-graduate credentials, a doctorate in education and serves more than 10,000 students. New instructional facilities have been built for the unique pedagogy of professional programs, laboratory sciences and performing arts.

      Stanislaus State continues to receive national recognition with its ranking as one of the best 384 colleges in the nation by The Princeton Review. The University was one of 12 public universities in the nation to be recognized by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities for demonstrating exceptional performance in retention and graduation rates. In addition, U.S. News and World Report ranks Stanislaus State in its top 10 among public universities in the West, while Washington Monthly honored Stanislaus State as the West’s No. 1 university for the money. Stanislaus State also is recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) by the U.S. Department of Education.

      Clery Act Disclosure

      Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the annual security report (ASR), is now available for viewing at The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery Act crimes for Stanislaus State for the previous three years. A paper copy of the ASR is available upon request by contacting the office of the Clery Director located at One University Circle, Turlock, CA 95382.

      Equal Employment Opportunity

      The university is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.  The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised 7/21/17, as a condition of employment.

      Applicants requiring necessary accommodations to the application process may contact the Human Resources Department at (209) 667-3351.  California Relay Service is available at (800) 735-2922 voice and (800) 735-2929 TDD.  As a federal contractor, we are committed to attracting a diverse applicant pool.  Please consider completing the Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability form (your response will not be shared with the search committee) at:

      CSU Stanislaus hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States.  In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

    • The individuals who appear to be the best qualified for this position will be contacted by telephone or email for an interview.



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