Job Description - Executive Director, Facilities and Construction
Description View created on 11/24/2014

Executive Director, Facilities and Construction

FLSA Status: Exempt
Pay Grade: 99
Job Title ID: 22137
Job Series/Job Family: Administrator Series / Administrator Family

Reports To

EVP, Finance & Administration

Job Purpose

To direct and administer campus planning and construction, including all acquisition and disposition of real estate, all new construction, remodeling, and furnishings, management of leased property, management of all efforts relating to sustainability, and management of utilities.

Description of Duties and Tasks

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Recommends priorities and general strategies for facilities planning and construction; provides planning for and oversight of capital improvement programs.
  2. Guides planning and implementation of the District’s environmental stewardship efforts, including reduction in the use of energy and potable water, reduction in the production of waste and greenhouse gases, increases in recycling, the use of renewable energy and recycled products.  Promotes the integration of these efforts into the District’s operations.

  3. Represents the District on Tax Increment Financing Districts and on external community planning advisory bodies.

  4. Develops and maintains internal standards for facilities; oversees selection and provision of furnishings, fixtures, and equipment.
  5. Administers operational budget in support of planning and construction activities.
  6. Provides managerial direction and control of departmental activities; plans, directs, and reviews the activities and operations of the department; provides leadership and supervises directly and through subordinate supervisors all department staff.
  7. Directly manages the planning of construction projects which include development of an appropriate scope of work, including direct management through design, construction or post-construction phases; collaborates with other departments ensuring that work planned by Facilities meets user needs.
  8. Oversees long-range planning and development of new capital improvement programs; oversees development efforts for facility standards and project management standards.
  9. Coordinates with regulatory authorities and city and state advisory committees regarding issues such as land use, building code/safety issues, accessibility issues, historic landmark requirements, and others. Coordinates issues related to infrastructure capacity such as transportation and utilities, and future plans for such capacity.
  10. Negotiates, renews, manages, and terminates leases. Evaluates properties for acquisition or disposition; manages the process of such transactions.
  11. Coordinates contracts and other legal issues including development of standard contracts, negotiating and administering contracts for services; assesses legal implications relating to other work activities.

Knowledge

Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Required

Skills

Must possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Required

Computer Skills

Required

Physical Requirements

Work Experience

Required

Preferred

Education

Required

Preferred

Licenses/Certifications

Required

Preferred

Other

Required

Safety