Columbia Basin College ("CBC" or the "College") seeks a Director for Capital Projects & Space Planning who will be responsible for the overall leadership and management of the College's capital projects planning and project management in cooperation with the State Board for Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC) and the Department of Enterprise Services (DES) staff. Additionally, the incumbent will be responsible for establishing a comprehensive space planning program to assure effective utilization of campus facilities consistent with the concept of quality for the intended use. The Director will prepare a variety of planning, space utilization and project reports to inform senior leadership and campus constituencies regarding the need for facility replacement, renovation or repairs, and to support related decisions to best position the College’s physical assets to meet future programmatic needs. This position actively supports and engages in CBC's values for student learning, culture of excellence, diversity, equity, and inclusion, sustainability and wellbeing. This position reports to the Vice President for Administrative Services.
This position is open until filled. Priority consideration will be given to applicants whose complete application has been received by January 10, 2021 at 11:59 PM PDT.
Plan, direct and supervise all aspects of capital project management; coordinate and recommend plans for major and minor capital projects submitted to the SBCTC for funding;
Lead and manage the annual carpet replacement, painting and project cleaning programs assuring timely high-quality completion on time and within budget;
Meet with customers to understand their needs and objectives, work with architects and engineers to develop a plan based on those criteria and present that plan to the customer and Vice President as a recommended path forward;
Coordinate with the Director for Facilities to develop and maintain lists and reports of facilities deficiencies and assist with field surveys, cost estimation and reporting to SBCTC as needed;
Coordinate with other departments to maintain campus standards documentation for capital projects and ensure their compliance throughout the design and construction process;
Coordinate all capital projects with the DES including completion, submission and record-keeping of all pertinent files, records, paperwork, design drawings, etc. necessary to achieve high quality and timely capital projects;
Coordinate and assist with the development and planning of campus space inventory and support the executive team regarding facility space utilization, office moves and related space planning issues;
Perform all budget planning, tracking, coding and forecasting for all major and minor capital projects to ensure the best use of resources and the successful completion of projects;
Effectively communicate with customers for initial and ongoing project planning items as well as facilitate coordination of outages and disruptions; build and support a culture of communication with everyone associated with capital projects; and
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in engineering, architecture, construction management, project management or business administration from a nationally recognized accreditation agency;
Five (5) years of progressive leadership in project planning, space planning and/or capital projects management in higher educational facilities;
One (1) year of supervisory experience;
Experience using facilities data management systems, room utilization systems and construction workflow management system such as Bluebeam; and
In-depth knowledge of general construction standards.
Master’s degree in engineering, architecture, construction management, project management or business administration from a nationally recognized accreditation agency;
Supervisory experience specifically with capital projects, maintenance trades, or custodial operations in a higher education setting;
Columbia Basin College (CBC) serves the citizens of Benton and Franklin counties in Washington state with two-year associate degrees for transfer to a four-year university, and applied degrees for workforce employment. CBC also provides one-year certificates and basic skills for those pursuing a GED or high school diploma. CBC serves approximately 7,000-8,000 students each quarter.Columbia Basin College now offers bachelor degrees in Nursing, Project Management, Applied Management, Cyber Security, Information Technology, and Dental Hygiene. These bachelor degrees are in direct response to the needs of our community. As a result of community needs, Columbia Basin College has recently opened our new state of the art Social Sciences and World Languages Center at the Pasco campus.In July 2017, CBC will open its second, four-story Health Science Center in Richland. In addition to training CBC healthcare professionals, the Wortman Medical Science Center will also be a functional medical clinic as part of Kadlec Regional Medical Center’s family medicine residency program.CBC will open a student housing facility in September. This first phase will house 125 students.Columbia Basin Co...llege continues its rich tradition of meeting our community's needs with a dynamic faculty, state-of-the-art facilities, and a diverse student body from all walks of life.