Director of Facilities and Engineering Services - Roxbury Community College
Roxbury Community College
August 31, 2018
Roxbury Crossing, Massachusetts
Location: Roxbury Crossing, MA Category: Staff Posted On: Thu Aug 30 2018 Job Description:
The Director of Facilities and Engineering Services (DFE) is responsible for providing management, leadership and oversight for all aspects of facilities including custodial, grounds, construction, maintenance, HVAC, and assumes overall responsibility for the maintenance, upkeep and improvement of Roxbury Community College's physical assets. The DFE works collaboratively with a wide range of internal and external constituents and plays an extremely important role across campus in providing the most advantageous learning, teaching, and work environment for students, faculty, and staff.
Under the supervision of Vice President of Administration and Finance, the Director of Facilities and Engineering Services will be responsible for the following:
Develops and maintains a five (5) year capital plan for the college.
Oversees energy and sustainability initiatives on behalf of the College.
Oversees the College's recycling program.
Develops protocols and policies for energy conservation, management of the College capital budget, and strategies to ensure a safe and healthy environment.
Keeps Vice President of Administration and Finance abreast of Facilities projects. Works with President and Cabinet to determine appropriate projects for the institution.
Develops programs to maximize the use of building assets, including space, systems, furniture, fixtures, and equipment; makes recommendations in planning, including estimating space requirements, equipment needs and requirements of buildings and grounds maintenance, renovations, and contractual services.
Communicates with College on issues involving cost, service levels, standards, employee complaints, and suggestions.
Identifies and communicates facility goals and objectives; prepares, implements, and updates operating policies; prepares procedures needed to support policy implementation.
Provides leadership to and immediate supervision over the administrative and support staff within the Facilities Department.
Develops, implements and assesses department goals, policies, and procedures to ensure alignment with the College's Student Success Plan.
Provides facilities related data for various reports required by college departments and other agencies.
Manages all phases of construction and design services. Coordinates and manages the work of consulting architects, engineers in the preparation of plans and specifications for capital projects.
Coordinates and manages the work of all contractors. Field supervises all construction work.
Maintains comprehensive, regular contact with all College organizational elements concerning their needs for facilities support and monitors the relative satisfaction of same; ensures good working relations between Facilities department and all other College personnel, faculty, and administrative offices.
Promotes and maintains responsive community relations.
Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Establishes design and construction requirements, prepares bid specifications and procedures for consideration of outside contracts; prepares plans, surveys, and estimates and maintains records, as required.
Monitors energy usage; develops and implements campus plan for energy conservation.
Directs, and manages the maintenance and repair of buildings, structures, landscaped grounds, roads, and other campus elements.
Ensures compliance with all local, State and Federal laws and regulations, operating, environmental and safety procedures, and the College's policies and procedures.
Develops, prioritizes and manages the Facilities Management budget; monitors funds and tracks expenditures in accordance with established policies and procedures. Works with DCAMM and other state agencies to develop and implement capital projects.
Responsible for supervision of all Facilities staff. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the College's policies and applicable laws.
Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related field (architectural, facilities management); Master's degree preferred.
8-10 years' experience with five years management experience.
Ability to plan, organize, direct and coordinate engineering work of substantial difficulty.
Experience with computer energy management systems, facilities management systems, spreadsheets and work order systems. Must be computer literate.
Demonstrated knowledge of physical plant operation and maintenance, management skills required. Experience in supervising union staff, preferably in academic setting.
Commitment to the mission and philosophy of the college with a strong understanding and respect for the goals of the college activities.
Ability to recognize College-wide priorities and work cooperatively to support their accomplishment.
Ability to conceptualize and operationalize goals and objectives.
Planning, financial management, organizational, and supervisory skills.
Leadership of a diverse work team, and anticipation and resolution of issues.
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; to establish positive public relations for the College; and to interact with a wide variety of people.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Working generally performed in both an office and outdoor environment, with frequent interruptions and irregularities in the work schedule. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and reach with hands and arms. The employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls, stand and walk. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to focus. May be required to lift up to 50 pounds.
Appointment is subject to SORI (Sexual Offense Registry Information) background check, and a publicly accessible Massachusetts CORI (Criminal Offense Registry Information) background check.
Roxbury Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action Officer/Title IX Coordinator, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.
The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act requires all institutes of higher education to disclose campus policy statements and crime statistics. Our annual report is available at www.rcc.edu/clery.
Internal Number: 102157
About Roxbury Community College
Roxbury Community College is an urban, public, 2-year College serving a diverse community including people of color, recent immigrants and nontraditional populations. The College mission is to facilitate student success in achieving educational goals through the delivery of high quality transfer and career programs. RCC strives to honor traditional commitments, and to be responsive to new challenges and insights through workforce training, ESOL and community education.