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Chief Facilities Executive
Serves as the executive responsible for all aspects of the District's Facilities Planning and Development Division including oversight of capital construction projects funded by bond measures and other sources and technical direction over college facilities management activities.


Bachelor's degree from a recognized college or university preferably with a major in engineering, architecture, facilities management, construction management, or related field. An advanced degree in one of the aforementioned fields and/or a valid Certificate of Registration as a Professional Engineer by the California State Board of Registration of Civil and Professional Engineers is/are desirable.


A Well Qualified Candidate will have:

Five years of full-time, paid strategic and operational leadership experience in the management of multiple capital construction projects of $100 million or more.
A reputation for integrity, transparency, and accountability with sound technical skills, analytical ability, good judgment, and strong operational focus.

Travel to locations within and outside the District is required.
Possession of a valid Class C California driver's license must be obtained within 10 days of establishing residency in the State of California.

Principles and practices of architecture and engineering as applied to the design and construction of a variety of capital construction projects
Principles, methods, and practices of facilities management
Principles of program management and control
Principles of real estate and assets management
Sustainability strategies, technologies, and outcomes
Local, State, and Federal laws and regulations pertinent to facilities planning, design, and construction; maintenance and operations; and environmental protection
Principles of business law, contract law, and public contracting
Funding mechanisms and sources of funding for higher education facilities projects
Capabilities of management information systems related to facilities management and construction
Leadership and relationship management skills
Principles of business management and public administration
Principles of financial planning and expenditure control
Principles of human resources management and labor relations
Principles of public and community relations

Formulate a clear organizational vision and operational goals and objectives for the management of the District's facilities management and bond-funded capital construction programs
Administer and direct the a multifaceted and complex facilities management and capital construction program through a combination of program managers, consultants, contractors, and staff
Establish and implement a comprehensive program of reporting and communication
Develop and implement the operating policies required to achieve goals and objectives
Evaluate program operations and personnel
Anticipate conditions, plan ahead, and establish priorities; act independently and promptly to situations and events
Recognize the critical elements of problems, develop and evaluate data, and determine solutions
Prepare and present effective oral and written communications, presentations, and reports
Integrate technology into business decisions and operations
Effectively communicate highly technical information concisely and in understandable terms
Successfully navigate and thrive in a multi?institution context through persuasion, consensus, and effective communication
Foster trust and confidence; earn support from internal and external constituencies
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with industry representatives, officials of public and private organizations, employees, co-workers, and the public
Travel to locations within and outside the District

Provides executive direction and leadership over strategic and long-range planning and ongoing operational activities of the District's Facilities Planning and Development Division which includes:

Capital Construction and Improvement Projects: Planning and assessment, architectural design, EIR process and tracking, engineering and constructability reviews, cost estimating, construction management, DSA interface, procurement of furniture equipment, and technology, scheduling, and close out processing.

Sustainability/Utilities: Assessment of sustainability choices; collaboration on the District's sustainability strategy; implementation of sustainability technologies and operations; and compliance with environmental regulations.

Real Estate and Assets Management: Selection, acquisition, lease, management, and disposition of real estate assets; space utilization analysis.

Ancillary Business and Support Services: Contract management and administration; procurement, process management; finance and audit; risk management; environmental health and safety including ADA compliance, and control and reporting systems.

Business and Community Relations: Facilities-related industry, governmental, and community outreach; media relations; and internal and external public relations.

College Facilities Management: Technical direction of college building maintenance and repair, alterations and improvements, landscape and grounds management, sustainability, energy management, space utilization, standards, and federal, state, and regulatory compliance.

Establishes, implements, and monitors short-range and long-range project goals, budgets, schedules, progress, and strategies.

Directs, oversees, and evaluates the performance of the program management team, college project managers, consultants, contractors, and department personnel.

Provides policy recommendations, technical assistance, and information to the Board of Trustees, executive management, and others on capital and facilities management program and project status and issues needing attention, evaluation, resolution, and decisions.

Integrates operations and drives collaboration among the program manager and college program managers, District operational units, consultants, and contractors.

Evaluates organizational structure, policies, and procedures and implements changes as needed; insures all elements of the operation are consistent with best practices.

Ensures all design and construction meets quality standards and expectations.

Monitors capital and operating budgets and insures compliance with all relevant policies and procedures.

Confers with the General Counsel and outside construction counsels on the resolution of claims, legal cases, and other disputes arising from the District's facilities management and bond programs.

Insures Division compliance with District policy and procedures and applicable local, state, and federal laws and regulations

Represents the District in meetings, hearings, and conferences with contractors; representatives from public agencies, regulatory agencies, legislative bodies, business organizations and community groups; and the public.

Performs related duties as assigned.
A Chief Facilities Executive is the executive responsible for all aspects of the District's Facilities Planning and Development Division including oversight of the capital construction program funded by bond measures and other sources, and technical direction of college facilities management activities.

A Director of Facilities Planning and Development assists the Chief Facilities Executive by assuming administrative and technical responsibility and authority for delegated program areas and projects; supervising daily Division activities and personnel; and assuming responsibility for the Chief Facilities Executive in his/her absence.

General direction is received from the Chancellor or his/her designee. General supervision is exercised over the Bond Program Manager and College Program Managers and administrative, supervisory, professional, technical, and clerical staff assigned to the Facilities Planning and Development Division.


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