To advance the college's mission, vision, principles, values and strategic initiatives through continuous improvement decisions.
GENERAL JOB SUMMARY: The Senior Director of Construction & Facilities Planning works collaboratively with the Department of Facilities & Public Safety, as well as College administration, faculty, staff, and students, on short and long term construction/renovation planning and implementation.
UNIVERSAL CORE COMPETENCIES:
Advocate for Continual Improvement- empowering each other to identify opportunities for excellence.
Collaborate with Mutual Accountability- working together with a willingness to take ownership and account for our actions.
Champion Service- anticipating needs and create a welcoming, diverse, and inclusive environment.
Perseverance- commitment to excellence even in the face of adversity or delay in achieving success.
Lead- regardless of title, through positive influence.
Lead architects, contractors and college staff during major construction projects. This includes new construction, major renovation and deferred maintenance projects.
Perform architecture design functions by preparing schematics, working drawings and specifications for projects of a complex nature.
Coordinates with department representatives on issues surrounding space planning, quality design and budget. Resolves problems and offers recommendation.
Collect data for use in the formulation of college design standards and maintains approved design criteria and/or code compliance requirements.
Manage campus deferred maintenance and capital improvement projects as they relate to contracted services.
Supervise and coordinate project management individuals and teams.
Manage the technical library and drawings for the college.
Perform other related work duties as assigned.
Assume responsibility; deal effectively with problems, and exercise independent judgment when making decisions.
Establish and maintain good working relationships with students, colleagues, and general public.
High level of skill in the application of collaborative, organizational, interpersonal and communication skills.
Ability to work effectively and accurately in an atmosphere with frequent interruptions. Maintain a high degree of flexibility.
Be a creative, energetic, and self-motivated individual who demonstrates leadership and collaborative work habits within the department and in active participation in college committees.
Welcome, value, and nurture people of all backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences, as well as support and promote an environment that accepts differences.
The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the essential job duties/responsibilities and performance expectations of the job, which should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned.
Position involves working in an office setting. Occasional (10-33%) standing, pushing, pulling and grasping. Frequent (34-66%) reaching and viewing a computer and other types of close visual work. Constant (67-100%) sitting, walking, repetitive motion, talking and hearing.
Bachelor's degree in construction administration or related field.
Minimum of three years of recent and relevant full time work experience in the building construction industry.
PREFERREDQUALIFICATIONS, LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, OR REGISTRATIONS:
Registered architecture/engineering in the State of Iowa.
Five years of experience in general field of architecture or engineering.
Five years of experience in planning or supervising major building construction projects.
Diverse understanding of AutoCad or related design software.
Kirkwood Community College declares and affirms that it values and respects diversity and inclusion in all College-sponsored events, all employment practices, and all educational programs and activities. The College will not tolerate unlawful discrimination or harassment of persons on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, religion, or disability. Anyone who has questions or complaints should contact the Vice President of Human Resources a tKirkwood Community College, 313 Kirkwood Hall, 6301 Kirkwood Blvd., SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404, or by phone to (319) 398-5572, or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 W. Madison Street, Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661-7204, Telephone: (312) 730-1560, Fax: (312) 730-1576, Email: [email protected].
At Kirkwood Community College, we are focused on success. Whether you are a prospective student or parent, an employer or simply someone who cares about the growth and vitality of eastern Iowa—you have an energetic, committed partner with us at Kirkwood. Since the mid-1960s our graduates have worked, raised families and prospered in this area. More than 70,000 of these grads have applied their academic degrees to work in a host of fields. Tens of thousands more have enjoyed life-enriching experiences through our Continuing Education programs. As our college has grown, so have the tools and facilities to meet the changing needs of our Creative Corridor. A key part of that growth in service is our network of regional centers. Kirkwood employees have long set the standard for innovative talent, visionary spirit and overall excellence in their work. Being part of Kirkwood means being part of a deep commitment to the success of every student, every day.