Executive Director of Facilities Planning, Design & Construction (Administrator III), FPDC
California State University, San Bernardino
Location: San Bernardino, California
Internal Number: 4105074
Executive Director of Facilities Planning, Design & Construction (Administrator III), FPDC California State University, San Bernardino
Job No: 526527 Work type: Management (MPP) Categories: MPP, Administrative, At-Will, Full Time, Telecommute eligible (work onsite as scheduled and/or as requested and telecommute as scheduled)Job Summary:
The Executive Director of Facilities Planning, Design and Construction is responsible for management of the University master plan, facilities development, and energy and sustainability initiatives of the San Bernardino and Palm Desert campuses. Serving as the Campus Architect and Deputy Building Official, the position manages capital design and construction projects in adherence with applicable federal, state and local regulations and CSU policies.
Responsibilities include, but is not limited to:
Plan, establish and implement sound organizational and procedural plans for the Facilities Planning Design and Construction department. Leads, directs and develops the management team and staff of engineers, architects, and support personnel providing architectural, engineering, and construction services to plan, budget, program, design, and construct facilities supporting CSUSB's research and instructional mission of transforming lives.
Establish and lead teams of customers, architect-engineer and construction firms, consultants, and City and State officials to determine requirements and develop facility strategies consistent with customer needs and funding constraints.
Serves as Budget Manager for the FPDC department operational budget and administers project management fees to ensure staffing levels are sufficient for funded projects. Forecasts workload and staffing requirements as appropriate.
Directs roles and responsibilities through oversight and coordination of Planners, Projects Managers, the Director of Construction Management, and the Inspector of Record, as required for each public works or capital improvement project.
Serving as the Campus Architect, supports the Office of the Senior Associate Vice President for Facilities Planning and Management in strategic matters related to space assignment, planning and development of the physical campus in accordance with strategic initiatives.
Develops and manages the Multi-year Capital Outlay plan. Initiates the implementation of major facility development and renovation projects. Assists in the selection of consultants in support of facilities planning and project development.
Responsible for record keeping of capital improvement projects, system-wide reporting and studies related to long-range facilities programming. Manages the Campus Planning Committees. Oversees the preparation of reports including responsibility for the submission and maintenance of the Space and Facilities Data Base (SFDB). In conjunction with the SAVP, coordinates presentations for the Board of Trustees and Chancellor's Office.
Responsible for the University's physical master plan and compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) as it relates to campus development.
Serving as the Deputy Building Official manages in-house and contract project managers to ensure proper preparation of plans, specifications and contracts and proper contractor performance.
Ensures the regulations of construction work and/or conditions involving the development, use, and maintenance of campus buildings and grounds are following pertinent state and local building, mechanical, plumbing, energy, fire and related codes.
Issues all campus building permits in accordance with CSU policies and procedures and directs the work of the campus inspector of record.
Maintains and updates University design standards in conjunction with Facilities Management staff and design consultants.
Develops strong working relationships with customers, Facilities Management, Office of Environmental Health and Safety, Information Technology Services, Risk Management, Chancellor's Office Capital Planning Design and Construction, and other campus and system-wide stakeholder groups to sustain comprehensive programs and projects that effectively address all building needs in a way that supports their maintenance and operation. Meets regularly with customers to establish requirements, develop construction programs, and identify opportunities for improving services.
Represents the campus at meetings with local and state agencies and serves on campus committees relating to campus planning and development.
Works directly and effectively with students, staff and faculty in a diverse environment to ensure the delivery of services and facilities meet the needs of the department and the University.
Provide leadership and motivate goal-oriented outcomes. Create a collaborative decision-making environment with administration, customers, and staff personnel.
Effectively communicate both orally and in writing, capable of addressing large audiences including board and cabinet members, faculty, staff, and students, professional constituents and the general public, including the possibility of responding appropriately to press inquiries.
Minimum Qualifications: Required Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Engineering, or equivalent OR CA Engineer License, or CA Architect License
Equivalent to at least ten years of progressively responsible experience in architectural planning and design work for a broad variety of building types; preferably including experience with planning, design and construction using a variety of construction delivery methods.
Ability to negotiate and balance the expectations and priorities of demanding constituencies while keeping the University's priorities in view.
Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills, including the ability to build trust and understanding with clients.
Exceptional communication skills, including an ability to effectively communicate complex technical concepts to a non-technical audience.
Ability to bring a 'best practice' approach to processes and procedures and foster a responsive service orientation within facilities management; thrives on change, pace, action, and accountability.
Demonstrated intellectual curiosity, appreciation for the University's academic mission and ethos of practical experiential learning and ability to effectively work within the university's shared governance environment.
Extensive computer experience using scheduling, cost, database, spreadsheet, and word processing software.
Knowledge of various construction delivery methods and solicitation of design and construction services in a public works environment
Understanding of California Building Code, California Fire Code, The Americans with Disabilities Act, Building Energy Efficiency Standards, Construction Safety Orders, and other federal, state and local regulations that pertain to construction in a public higher education environment
Ability to read and understand architectural and engineering plans, specifications, blueprints, etc.
Master of Architecture or Engineering
Familiarity with LEED-certified building criteria and practices, preferably demonstrated by an earned LEED credential.
Experience with utilization and implementation of IT systems to automate day-to-day operations and services to manage construction project delivery and improve customer service
Demonstrated experience successfully working with a diverse population to establish and maintain effective work relationships with students, faculty and staff. Understanding of principles of inclusive design.
Demonstrated success developing and managing a large team of design and construction professionals in a customer focused organization.
Ability to promote a positive, productive, and proactive customer-oriented work environment that fosters openness and trust; and maintains and enhances productive relationships across campus and with the community in matters related to facilities design and construction.
Previous experience working on projects in higher education or similar institutional environments, and a broad range of project types including science laboratories, classrooms buildings, dining and housing facilities, etc.
Compensation and Benefits:
Anticipated Hiring Range: $6,250 - $14,666 per month
Classification Salary Range: $6,250 - $20,063 per month
The CSU system provides a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental and vision plans, membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS), sick and vacation time, and 14 paid holidays a year. Eligible employees are also able to participate in the fee waiver education program. A summary of benefit information can be found here.
Work status: Full-time/Exempt/At-will
Schedule: Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, weekends and evenings may be required.
This is a full-time management (MPP) position. MPP employees serve at the pleasure of the campus President. MPPs do not serve a probationary period and never receive permanent status.
This position will remain open until filled. The application deadline is May 17th, 2023.
Conditions of Employment
Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.
The person holding this position is considered a `mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
CSUSB hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. See Form I-9 Acceptable Documents at https://www.uscis.gov/i-9-central/form-i-9-acceptable-documents.
CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who physically access campus facilities or programs to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, which includes obtaining a COVID-19 booster dose, or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. See policy at https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/11030468/latest.
Statement of Commitment to Diversity
In our commitment to the furthering of knowledge and fulfilling our educational mission, California State University, San Bernardino seeks a campus climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the entire variety of human experience. We welcome people from all backgrounds, and we seek to include knowledge and values from many cultures in the curriculum and extra-curricular life of the campus community. We will create, promote, and maintain activities and programs that further our understanding of individual and group diversity. We will also develop and communicate policies and promote values that discourage intolerance and discrimination.
California State University, San Bernardino is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We recruit, hire, train, and administer all personnel actions without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, color, caste, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, protected military or veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096) For more information about Diversity & Inclusion at CSUSB, please visit https://www.csusb.edu/human-resources/diversity-inclusion
We provide reasonable accommodation to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should contact the Office of Employee and Labor Relations by phone at (909) 537-5138 or by email at email@example.com.
In compliance with state and federal crime awareness and campus security legislation, including The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, California Education Code section 67380, and the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA), the Cal State San Bernardino Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available at: https://www.csusb.edu/clery-act
California State University, San Bernardino offers a challenging and innovative academic environment. The university seeks to provide a supportive and welcoming social and physical setting where students, faculty and staff feel they belong and can excel. The university provides students the opportunity to engage in the life of the campus, interact with others of diverse backgrounds and cultures, as well as participate in activities that encourage growth, curiosity and scholarly fulfillment. Through its branch campus in Palm Desert, the university mission extends to the Coachella Valley.