Participates with other higher-level managers to establish strategic plans and objectives. Makes decisions on operational matters and ensures achievement of objectives for a large college or operating unit with a direct impact on a major segment of the organization, or with significant multi-organizational or multi-institutional influence. Reviews and approves recommendations for operational planning and control. Erroneous decisions will have serious impact on the overall success of the department, division and / or the organization.
Provide senior level management responsibility for the operation, maintenance and repair of the physical assets of the campus – approximately 10 million gross square feet of buildings (over 300 Instructional and Research buildings at multiple locations): Main Campus, Elliott Field, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Point Loma and the University of California Medical Centers in Hillcrest and La Jolla. Replacement value of buildings is currently over $6 Billion. Direct Facilities Management Assistant Directors, Managers and Superintendents concerning implementation and/or other matters related to the performance of their duties.
Plan, implement and direct a robust sustainability program to increase interaction with researchers, faculty, corporate partners and students and leverage strategic energy initiatives into daily operations that improve efficiency and provide cost savings. Plan, implement and direct an ongoing maintenance and update of campus-wide standards for building systems program, including life cycle costing analysis, to include the development of inspection programs to insure buildings are presented to the campus as designed and within engineering parameters; this accomplished in collaboration with Design & Development Services and Capital Program Management.
Plan, develop and manage an annual budget of approximately $150M in combined funding from state supported maintenance, utility operations and non-state physical plant related projects. Monitor financial position of organization by reviewing profit/loss statements for trends as well as position in relation to annual business cycles, changes of expenditure, percent of income levels, etc. Instills strong management practices among subordinate managers. In coordination with Campus Planning, Design & Development Services and Capital Program Management, work in a team approach (collaboration among department leaders) to conceptualize, budget, plan, program and design capital projects (buildings, structures, infrastructure, landscape, hardscape, etc.).
Exercise leadership and management in recruitment, promotion, training, supervision, performance management/development, corrective actions and disciplinary decisions of staff in Facilities Management interacts with higher-level management on controversial situations, customer negotiations, or influencing and persuading other high level managers. Primary responsibility for emergency preparedness planning. Ensure that operation is organized, staffed and equipped for handling a variety of emergencies to protect lives and property, restore normal operations and ensure smooth response efforts. Ensure that periodic training programs are conducted to provide staff with emergency preparedness training.
A Bachelor's Degree in related area and progressive management experience working in large scale facility environments; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Advanced Degree preferred.
Excellent leadership abilities to oversee multiple functions or departments through subordinate managers. Strong leadership skills, human resource management experience, effective interpersonal relations skills and good written and verbal communication skills.
Proven leadership ability and experience directing skilled work teams engaged in project management, renovation, alteration, facility and fleet operations, maintenance and repair of vehicles, varying building/utility structures and systems.
Experience in leading by example, modeling a caring, collaborative and open culture and environment which values the individual, teams and teamwork, ethical conduct, exemplary customer service and quality results.
Knowledge and demonstrated experience in providing quality customer service through effective and accepted quality methods and processes.
Experience in providing sound analysis and guidance to supervisory staff concerning disciplinary actions and employee/labor relations issues in a collective bargaining environment.
Advanced knowledge of financial analysis and reporting techniques; human resources and risk management planning; accounting and payroll. Experience in interpreting financial operating reports.
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