Job No: 521062 Work Type: Management (MPP) Location: Pomona Categories: MPP, Administrative, At-Will, Full Time, On-site (work in-person at business location)
Associate Vice President for Facilities ServicesPosition ProfileAn Exciting Opportunity in Higher Education Cal Poly Pomona (CPP) is conducting a search for an Associate Vice President (AVP) for Facilities Services. This is an extraordinary opportunity for an accomplished facilities professional to lead the strategy and operations of the Facilities Services department. The California State University (CSU) System The twenty-three CSU campuses span California and collectively enroll approximately 486,000 students, making it the largest four-year comprehensive public higher education system in the world. The CSU employs more than 53,000 faculty and staff, who work together to deliver more than 4,100 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in approximately 360 subject areas. Since its creation in 1961, the CSU has conferred more than 3.8 million degrees, and adds more than 127,000 new graduates annually. Sometimes called 'The People's University,' the CSU campuses provide high-quality, affordable education to meet the ever-changing needs of the people of California. The CSU System is a vital economic engine for the State of California; roughly 1 out of 10 employees in California attended a CSU college. To learn more, see www.calstate.edu. Cal Poly Pomona CPP is one of three polytechnic universities in the CSU system and among thirteen such institutions nationwide. Since its founding in 1938, the University has offered a unique education steeped in experiential learning, in which theory and practice are linked in curricular and co-curricular experiential learning activities. With several degree programs in the arts, humanities, sciences, engineering, and professional disciplines, the University is well known for its learn-by-doing philosophy. The University has a scenic and historic 1,400-acre campus with more than 29,000 students who are taught and mentored by more than 1,400 faculty members in 54 baccalaureate and 29 master's degree programs, 11 credential and certificate programs, and a doctoral program in educational leadership. See more at https://www.cpp.edu. CPP stands as a national leader in promoting social mobility and was recognized among the 25 top institutions in the country in awarding bachelor's degrees to underrepresented students. CPP was also ranked No. 2 in the U.S. News and World Report rankings of top public regional universities in the west. The University Strategic Plan outlines CPP's collective mission, vision, and values and lays out a series of outcomes, goals, and objectives that promote CPP's status as the model for an inclusive polytechnic university. Among its highest priorities is fostering an inclusive, diverse, equitable and accessible campus climate where all members of the University community feel safe, respected, and valued. CPP seeks to promote a sense of belonging across all groups. The Position The Associate Vice President leads all aspects of Facilities Services, including but not limited to Business Services, Customer Service Center, Warehouse, License of Facilities, Energy, Utilities and all of the Facilities Maintenance shops (Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, Automation, Landscape, Custodial, Fleet, Paint, Lock, Carpenter) and Sustainability. The primary purpose of this position is to lead from the front, providing visionary leadership through coaching and affiliation with the Divisional Goals and Departmental Strategy Map. This position will assist motivated employees to succeed in current roles within existing resources and develop professional long-term aspirations. This role is responsible for managing and reducing deferred maintenance (DM) backlogs through efficient and effective organizational development, prioritizing preventative maintenance activities. These deferred maintenance duties include maintaining the ISES Facility Condition Assessment database and prioritizing the most critical DM projects for funding in the capital program. In addition to providing leadership for in-house maintenance employees, the incumbent oversees various vendor contracts for custodial, landscape, elevators, plumbing, high voltage, etc., evaluating vendor performance and overseeing quality, cost and performance of contractors. The incumbent will also participate on various campus committees and serve as a facilities liaison to the community, Chancellor's Office, local, state and federal agencies on Facilities Services functions. This position will ensure that the operations and sustainability perspectives are represented in the design and review of capital projects to ensure that the new and renovated facilities are constructed with a maintainable life cycle. Qualifications Minimum Requirements:
8 - 10 years supervisory experience with 5 years leadership experience within a multi-faceted facilities maintenance organization
Demonstrated management experience leading and overseeing facilities operations and services common to a multi-faceted facilities maintenance organization including resource planning
Thorough knowledge of the maintenance and construction trades, including but not limited to: carpentry, hardware, painting, plumbing, electrical, and HVAC
Strong interpersonal skills
Ability to establish and maintain a productive working relationship and to communicate effectively with diverse constituencies within the university, the Chancellor's Office and with contractors and consultants
Ability to read, interpret and formulate plans, specifications, estimate costs, analyze architectural plans, monitor the work of trades, contractors, construction engineers and other project personnel
Thorough knowledge in Microsoft Office Outlook, Microsoft Word, Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, etc.
Prefer Certified Education Facilities Professional (CEFP) certification through the Association of Physical Plant Administrators
Supervisory experience within collective bargaining and represented staff environment
Experience planning and implementing deferred maintenance and utility infrastructure projects
Experience in facilities maintenance and operational management of a College, University, or related facility
Compensation and Benefits Compensation will be competitive and commensurate with the selected candidate's experience and credentials. The salary is augmented by an outstanding benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurances, CalPERS retirement, tuition waiver, 14 paid holidays, and generous paid vacation and sick leave. To Apply Please apply via the CPP Careers website. References will not be contacted until mutual interest has been established. The position closes on December 7, 2022. Candidates are strongly encouraged to apply early for optimal consideration. Only the most highly qualified candidates will be invited to participate in virtual interviews with the University's Search Committee in mid-December 2022. Finalists will then be invited to participate in an on-campus interview process, with an appointment anticipated in January 2022. Confidential inquiries and questions regarding this career opportunity are welcomed and should be directed to: Michelle Cardona Interim Associate Vice President for Financial Services email@example.com (909) 869-2154
Advertised: November 04, 2022 (9:00 AM) Pacific Daylight Time Applications close: Open Until Filled
Cal Poly Pomona consistently ranks among the best universities in the country when it comes to quality education, affordability and career prospects for graduates. As an inclusive polytechnic university, we cultivate success through experiential learning, discovery and innovation. U.S News noted Cal Poly Pomona was eighth most diverse among regional universities in the West and tenth most diverse in the nation. Nowhere else can students ride an Arabian horse, practice on a Steinway piano, bring a new product to market, and build a liquid-fueled rocket.