Employment Status: Full-time, regular "exempt" position, included in the Management Personnel Plan (MPP).
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, occasional evening and weekend hours.
First Review Deadline: This position will remain open until filled. Applications will be reviewed beginning September 19, 2017.
"Please attach a cover letter, resume (or curricula vitae) and diversity statement. The diversity statement may include your interpretation of diversity, inclusion, gender equity and must include specific examples of how your educational/professional experiences, background/philosophy has prepared you for the role you are applying for at California State University, San Bernardino. (Maximum 250 words)"?
California State University, San Bernardino is a preeminent center of intellectual and cultural activity in Inland Southern California. Opened in 1965 and set at the foothills of the beautiful San Bernardino Mountains, the university serves more than 20,000 students each year and graduates about 4,000 students annually.
The "value added" by a CSUSB education ranks in the top 4 percent in the nation, according to the Collegiate Learning Assessment, a sequence of tests used by hundreds of colleges and universities nationwide that measure student learning in the freshman and then in the senior year. First-to-second year retention rates are third highest among all CSU campuses.
CSUSB reflects the dynamic diversity of the region and has the most diverse student population of any university in the Inland Empire, and it has the second highest African American and Hispanic enrollments of all public universities in California. Seventy percent of those who graduate are the first in their families to do so.
The university offers more than 70 traditional baccalaureate and master's degree programs, education credential and certificate programs, and a doctoral program. In recent years, CSUSB added its first doctorate (educational leadership), engineering program (computer science and engineering) and M.F.A. programs in creative writing and studio art/design. Every CSUSB academic program that is eligible has earned national accreditation. The university also is home to the California Professor of the Year (Stuart Sumida).
Cal State San Bernardino has seen records in enrollment, diversity of faculty and students, grant and contract funding, overhead funds, fundraising and international programs development. CSUSB ranks as the second-safest among all 33 public universities in California.
Cal State San Bernardino is listed among the best colleges and universities in the western United States, according to The Princeton Review, Forbes and U.S. News and World Report, in their respective annual rankings. It also is part of the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, With Distinction – the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for its commitment to service-learning and civic engagement. In addition, it is a "Military Friendly School" according to G.I. Jobs. CSUSB's College of Business and Public Administration was named by European CEO Magazine as one of the four most innovative business schools in the U.S. and among the top 18 in the world. The Sierra Club named CSUSB one of "America's Coolest Schools." The university has an annual statewide economic impact of more than half a billion dollars, along with more than $32 million in yearly statewide tax revenue.
Reporting to the Associate Vice President of Facilities Planning and Management, the Director of Facilities Management has oversight and responsibility for the administrative and operational functions of the Facilities Management Department, which include automotive services, building maintenance services, custodial services, facilities support center, grounds and landscape management, heating and air conditioning, project management, and sustainability programs.
The Director of Facilities Management directs and coordinates the campus maintenance, repair, and operations program of the physical plant functions. He or she is responsible for the supervision of the heads of various sub-units within the physical plant organization, such as building trades, mechanical services, custodial and grounds.
The Director will supervise and mentor unit supervisors while overseeing approximately 130 employees. The Director collaborates with the department supervisory staff and other campus unit personnel on the development and management of the department budget and the prioritizing of facilities modernization and maintenance activities. The Director will carry out all other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Associate Vice President of Facilities Planning and Management.
Duties may include but are not limited to, the following:
• Manages the overall operations of Facilities Management including: the performance of maintenance and custodial tasks, purchase and distribution of utilities, design and construction of renovations, and administration of contracts.
• Evaluates and ensures the efficient operation of the department, controlling operation expenses at a minimum level consistent with sound maintenance practices.
• Develops methods and timetables for work accomplishment.
• Provides administrative and technical direction and supervision to department staff in completing work assignments.
• Supervises negotiations and bids for construction and renovation contracts; administers such contracts.
• Ensures proper upkeep of facilities to include ventilation, lighting, cleanliness, sanitation, and the general appearance of building and grounds.
• Supervises remodeling and renovation projects, and the University's building, grounds, maintenance and custodial personnel; supervises tradesmen, contractors and/or their employees hired for specific contract work.
• Ensures compliance with hazardous materials disposal and other applicable regulations.
• Maintains liaison with architects, engineers, and contractors/ subcontractors engaged in plant expansion, renovation, or other major projects.
• Coordinates the purchase of necessary supplies, equipment and services from appropriate sources and maintains proper inventory control.
• Prepares operating budget and monitors expenditures.
• Performs other duties and special projects as assigned.
The University seeks an action-oriented and hands-on manager who has a high level of energy. Honesty and integrity, perseverance and compassion for others are important qualities in the next Director.
A Bachelors Degree in engineering or architecture, facilities management or a related field with significant supervisory and work experience, with at least five years of management experience in facilities management; demonstrated organizational skills, strong written and verbal communication skills; and, experience in team building and leading teams with a commitment to service excellence is required. A Master's Degree is preferred.
The successful candidate will have the following knowledge skills and abilities:
• Knowledge of construction procedures and bidding processes; • Knowledge of purchasing, personnel, accounting and budget processes; • Knowledge of safety, environmental, energy, ADA, and Federal and State regulatory requirements. • Knowledge of all areas of Facilities Management Services operations such as: utility systems, mechanical-HVAC equipment, mechanical systems. • Knowledge with state and local safety, fire, construction and public access regulations experience, and an understanding of blueprints and building codes. • Experience with utilization or implementation of IT systems to streamline day-to-day operations and services to manage campus facilities and improve customer service. • Ability to organize work effectively and exercise independent judgment. • Demonstrated experience successfully working with a diverse range of people and to establish and maintain effective work relationships with students, faculty, staff, and the public. • Effective communicator, who can communicate effectively with support staff and campus leadership. • Experience creating a highly responsive, customer-oriented portfolio of facilities related services. • Ability to use a personal computer and other office equipment. • Ability to respond to emergency situations effectively and timely.
Physical Requirements: Must be able to lift, lower, push, and pull loads ranging in weight from 5-60 lbs.; must be able to carry loads ranging from 20-50 lbs. for distances up to 20 feet; must be capable of kneeling, reaching overhead, climbing stairs and ladders, walking, twisting, stooping, and bending; depending upon the project, employee may spend 20-50% of day sitting, 20-50% of day standing, 20-50% of day walking.
The successful candidate is required to complete a background check prior to assuming this position.
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 as a condition of employment.
California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.
Additional Salary Information: Depends on Qualifications
California State University, San Bernardino offers a challenging and innovative academic environment. The university seeks to provide a supportive and welcoming social and physical setting where students, faculty and staff feel they belong and can excel. The university provides students the opportunity to engage in the life of the campus, interact with others of diverse backgrounds and cultures, as well as participate in activities that encourage growth, curiosity and scholarly fulfillment. Through its branch campus in Palm Desert, the university mission extends to the Coachella Valley.