The Associate Vice Chancellor (AVC) of Facilities Management (FM) leads mission critical physical plant functions that impact a broad range of constituencies across the campus in Davis and remote locations. Oversees valuable utilities, land resources, and physical assets. Enables world-class teaching, research, health care, animal care, veterinary care, and administration by ensuring the safe, constant, energy-efficient operations of the campus's physical-plant. Leads a large and diverse team, manages a substantial budget, and operates units encompassing communications, quality assurance, customer experience, building maintenance, utilities, energy conservations and safety training. Accountable for administering external and internal policies. Works collaboratively with the University of California Office of the President and across the UC system. Performance can affect overall safety, operations, and reputation of the university. Develops strategic goals and objectives to achieve accountability and stewardship of university resources, including energy-efficiency and carbon-reducing initiatives. Works with a high degree of autonomy. FM is a department within the division of Finance, Operations, and Administration (FOA). The AVC of FM reports to the Vice Chancellor of FOA.
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The application portal will remain open until filled with initial review to occur after February 24, 2024 at 11:59pm; Interviews and recruiting process may occur at any time
Bachelor's degree in architecture, engineering, urban design, city planning or landscape architecture, sustainability, business administration, or related field and/or 10 years of relative experience.
Expert knowledge of and experience in facilities management.
Expert and proven management skills to lead a comprehensive multi-location facilities operation through functional subordinate managers.
Direct knowledge of organizational design/development and leading a large team with union representation. Expert skills in managing large and highly complex budgets.
Broad knowledge in the areas of project management.
Broad knowledge of security, fire and safety and emergency preparedness and proven skills to appropriately and efficiently respond to and direct the response to emergencies and critical situations.
Expert knowledge of applicable governmental policies and procedures and related applicable laws and regulations.
Direct experience working in higher education or similarly complex institution.
License or certificate in at least one facilities-related field, preferably in architecture, engineering, urban design, city planning, landscape architecture, or sustainability.
Preferred certifications in project management, or LEAN Six Sigma.
Master's degree in architecture, engineering, urban design, city planning or landscape architecture, sustainability, business administration, or related field.
Outstanding written, verbal, presentation, and interpersonal communication skills, including skills to work effectively with multiple constituents to advance organizational objectives.
UC Davis is the largest UC in terms of geographic area, with the campus spanning 5,300 acres and encompassing more than 1,700 buildings. Additional acreage and buildings with FM oversight are in remote areas (Tahoe, Bodega Bay, and Tulare). FM is comprised of a very large and diverse team of approximately 640 employees, including many union-represented staff. The department's annual budget is 7-figures and comprised of numerous sources and uses. FM operates support units that advance internal and external communications, quality assurance, customer experience, safety training, and policy compliance. FM responsibilities include utilities, power-plant services, and stationary engineering; custodial services, pest control; recycling, refuse, and composting services; Arboretum and Public Garden (landscaping/grounds); skilled trade services, building maintenance, and repairs; building condition assessment and deferred maintenance and building renewal prioritization/ project management; and access control and lock shop operations.
Salary or Pay Range: $137,200 - 328,400 annually
Salary Frequency: Monthly
Salary Grade: 29
Payroll Title: FAC MGR 4
Number of Positions: 1
Appointment Type: Career
Percentage of Time: 100%
Shift Hours: Mon - Fri; other hours as necessary
Location: Facilities Services (FACSERVIC)
Union Representation: N/A
Benefits Eligible: Yes, full
Outstanding benefits and perks are among the many rewards of working for the University of California. UC Davis offers a full range of benefits, resources and programs to help you bring your best self to work, as well as to help you and your family achieve your health, wellness, financial and career goals. Learn more about the benefits below and eligibility rules by visiting our handy Benefits Page
High quality and low-cost medical plans to choose from to fit your family's needs
UC pays for Dental and Vision insurance premiums for you and your family
Extensive leave benefits including Pregnancy and Parental Leave, Family & Medical Leave
14 paid Holidays annually
Vacation accrual begins at 18 days per year
Continuing Education (CE) allowance and Education Reimbursement Program
Access to free professional development courses and learning opportunities for personal and professional growth
Work Life and Wellness program and resources
On-site Employee Assistance Program including access to free mental health services
Supplemental insurance offered including additional life, short/long term disability, pet insurance and legal coverage
Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSFL) Qualified Employer & Student Loan Repayment Assistance Program for qualified roles
Retirement benefit options for eligible roles including Pension and other Retirement Saving Plans. More information on our retirement benefits can be found here
This position is a critical position and subject to a background check and drug screen. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history, identity checks and drug screen.
As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California Policy on Vaccination Programs, as may be amended or revised from time to time. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.
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