Bulletin #180161; 1/18/19
DIRECTOR, FACILITIES PLANNING, DESIGN & CONSTRUCTION
California State University, Los Angeles, invites applications for the above Administrator III position.
The University: California State University, Los Angeles, under the leadership of President, William A. Covino, is one of 23 campuses of the California State University system. Founded in 1947, the University is in the city of Los Angeles, adjacent to the San Gabriel Valley, and has more than 28,000 students who reflect the rich ethnic diversity of the area.
The Position: Facilities Planning, Design, and Construction (FPD&C), in partnership with the campus community, actively manages its stewardship responsibilities for the Los Angeles campus in the California State University (CSU) system. Facilities Planning, Design, and Construction serves as the lead unit at California State University, Los Angeles for planning, developing, designing, and construction on the campus. FPD&C is responsible for the coordinated planning, design and construction of the University’s land and facilities, including land master planning, project planning, building design and construction, and comprehensive infrastructure (roads, sewer, gas, water and electric) planning, design and construction. The Director of Facilities Planning, Design, and Construction is a member of the Administration and Finance Division and reports directly to the Associate Vice President for Facilities Planning, Design and Construction. The incumbent oversees the planning, design, construction, and inspection of all campus projects, including the selection and oversight of architectural, engineering, landscaping and construction firms. Provides senior level administrative oversight and management, ensuring that the department maintains a partnership and customer service oriented approach in its goals and activities. Participates in long-range planning of facilities management for the University; formulates campus policy; and develops solutions to campus-wide planning and construction issues. Establishes and maintains productive working relationships with administrators, faculty, staff, and the community to ensure effective, collaborative, and innovative direction for a dynamic environment of construction and expansion. The director also: chairs the Campus Physical Planning Committee (CPPC); maintains the Square Footage Database (SFDB); supports the University’s Building Official and works with Capital Planning Design and Construction at the Chancellor’s Office regarding the Five year Capital Outlay Plan. The director represents the University in dealing with the community, city, county, state and federal agencies.
Required Qualifications and Experience: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university. Ten years of full-time progressively responsible senior management experience involving facilities planning and management, engineering, design and construction, developing and managing budgets, and space management. The incumbent must have sound judgment, creativity, management and problem solving skills, as well as excellent customer skills, written, oral and interpersonal skills. Ability to: assemble and lead cross-campus/divisional collaborations and partnerships; conduct presentations to campus stakeholders; and act decisively under stressful situations. Demonstrated interest and ability to work in a multicultural/ multiethnic environment. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
Desired Qualifications: Master’s degree in related field from an accredited college or university. Experience in higher education environment.
Compensation: Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. A comprehensive benefits package is provided.
Appointment: The Administrator III appointment will be made under the guidelines for management and supervisory employees of the California State University. All rights and benefits associated with this appointment are governed by the Management Personnel Plan.
This position is a "designated position" in the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position is required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission.
Closing Date: Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received. A completed online Cal State University, Los Angeles employment application is required. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.
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 revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.