Director of Facilities Operations, Vancouver Campus
Washington State University Pullman
Location: Vancouver, Washington
Internal Number: 3088530
Director of Facilities Operations, Vancouver Campus
Title: 1155-NN - Director
Business Title: Director of Facilities Operations, Vancouver Campus
Location: WSU VANCOUVER CAMPUS
Employee Type: Admin. Professional
Job Family: Administrative Professional - Not OT Eligible
Director of Facilities Operations, Vancouver Campus:
Do you have experience in campus wide facilities operations, strategic vision, and a desire to provide leadership to a great team overseeing the expanding WSU Vancouver campus? We have a Director of Facilities Operations to consider.
Summary of Duties:
The Director is responsible for cost effective delivery of Facilities Services functions to the WSU Vancouver campus. Those functions include physical plant, grounds, utility infrastructure, energy management, vehicle maintenance, and other auxiliary services as needed.
The Director is responsible for developing, monitoring, and controlling operating budgets in excess of $2 million. This includes assigning and monitoring the management of budget to others within the organization and being accountable for performance to budget. Also develop and support major and minor capital projects and budget requests.
Direct and oversee human resource functions, and related administrative functions.
Responsible for providing leadership and direction; planning, developing, managing and administering programs, strategies. Establishes and implements short- and long-range organizational goals and objectives. Represents the university to internal and external constituents.
The Director works under the direction of the Associate Vice Chancellor for Facilities Services (AVC).
30% Strategic Leadership
30% Area Operations
15% Fiscal Management
5% Other duties as assigned
Positions require a bachelor's degree in a relevant field and six (6) years of progressively responsible relevant experience, which has included at least three (3) years of managerial experience. A Master's degree in a related field may be substituted for up to one (1) year of the required experience. Education and experience can be tailored to fit the specific organizational entity/directorial assignment.
To be qualified for this position using educational equivalencies, you must have an Associates degree and eight years' progressively responsible relevant experience which has included at least three (3) years of managerial experience or have a High School diploma or GED and ten years' progressively responsible relevant experience which has included at least three (3) years of managerial experience.
Demonstrated experience with oral presentation, written communication, and ability to quickly acquire working knowledge of the policies, principles and procedures of the university are required.
Demonstrated ability and willingness to communicate effectively with diverse students, staff, and faculty and community members is essential.
Demonstrated ability to work collegially and collaboratively with diverse internal and external constituencies.
Previous experience supervising and leading a team or unit.
Strong communication, organizational, and leadership/management skills.
Proven experience and strong working knowledge of policy and program development, manage departmental budgets, and developing and executing short- and long-term plans.
Demonstrated success in program and service development.
Proven ability to perform multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
Demonstrated ability to exercise professional judgment and leadership, including the ability to work independently.
Experience using AiM software from AssetWorks for computerized maintenance management of preventative maintenance and reactive work.
Work experience in building construction, utility infrastructure, building envelope, building environmental systems, life safety systems and building codes.
Work experience in project management and/or facilities planning.
Experience using piggy-back provisions of State, County, or Municipal contracts.
Engineering degree from an institution accredited by Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET).
Credential in Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) credential from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).
Master's degree in related field.
Previous work experience at an institution of higher education.
Familiarity with Washington State University academic rules and regulations.
In accordance with Washington State Governor's Proclamation 21.14.2, as a condition of employment, you must be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation by time of hire. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving their last shot in a vaccine series. Full vaccination status or an approved accommodation will be verified prior to your first day of work. Should you not be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation you will not be able to start employment with WSU. Information regarding vaccine verification and/or requesting a medical/religious accommodation is available at https://hrs.wsu.edu/covid-19/vax-verification/. Please contact HRS at [email protected] or 509-335-4521 if you have questions.
Washington State University Vancouver
WSUV Finance and Operations, Facilities Operations
$5,337/month - $6,916/month ($64,044-$83,000/year), commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Work Location and Schedule:
On campus position
WSU offers full-time employees a competitive benefits package including up to 49 days off per year through paid holidays/sick leave/annual leave, a choice of retirement plans, medical/dental/vision, basic life and long-term disability insurance, and an employee tuition waiver program.
Posting Close Date:
This position will remain open until filled. Screening of applications will begin on June 16, 2022.
This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.
Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application:
1) Resume (uploaded in the resume section).
2) A cover letter and a diversity statement (specific information below). These are uploaded in the first questionnaire.
Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements. Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application.
Time Type: Full time
Position Term: 12 Month
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.
WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or [email protected].
Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens – locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has a current enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,000 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), as well as its numerous other locations across the State of Washington and online through its Global Campus. U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "America's Best Colleges" rankings place WSU in the top 75 public national universities. WSU was one of only three Northwest universities to be placed in the top two tiers, along with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. WSU is ranked as a "highest research activity" institution by the Carnegie Foundation and is in the top 12 percent of research universities as reported by the National Science Foundation. Also, WSU was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its engagement activities with its C...ommunity Engagement Classification.WSU employs approximately 6,000 faculty and professional staff and the University deeply values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. WSU students represent diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds: approximately 10 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington, and approximately 6.8 percent are international students. WSU annually awards more than $280 million in scholarships and financial aid to approximately 17,000 undergraduate students.