Executive Director of Physical Plant

Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Oct 21, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Information

University Code 17514 University Title Senior Facilities Management Officer 1 University Job Family Facilities Management ORP Eligible Yes For more information on ORP, visit: Retirement Plans
Recruitment Pool All Applicants Recruitment Type Multi Title Scope of Search Local Working Title Executive Director of Physical Plant Position Number FA0010 Position Type Staff Job Status Full-Time FLSA Indicator Exempt Employee Group University Employee Department Physical Plant Organizational Overview

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Position Primary Purpose and General Responsibilities

The incumbent will report directly to the Associate Vice President for Facilities Management. The Director provides overall direction and leadership to the physical plant operations with over 220 employees and an annual operating budget of approximately $42 million. Physical Plant provides support services to both the Monroe Park and Medical College of Virginia Campuses and other remote locations. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, planning, organizing and managing the services of the unit, which includes 24-hour emergency repair, preventive maintenance, zone maintenance, utility services, locksmith services, grounds, central mechanical/electrical, central ordering warehouse, asset management, and support shops. Should be familiar with a computerized maintenance management system ( CMMS ) for billing, trends, and customer response surveys. The applicant must possess strong verbal and written skills; and have knowledge to successfully develop and manage projects and remain within budget. Must be able to work collaboratively with internal and external customers and participate in the prioritization of Maintenance Reserve projects.

Minimum Hiring Standards

Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related field is required.
Minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible managerial and supervisory experience in engineering and/or facilities management in a higher education environment or equivalent large installation is required.
Excellent oral, written, and communication skills with a strong customer service orientation are required.
Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a staff member at VCU .

Preferred Hiring Standards

Advanced degree in engineering or business administration is strongly desired
Professional Engineering (PE) license is highly preferred.

Required Licenses/ Certifications Anticipated Hiring Range 140,000 - 170,000 Application Process/Additional Information Campus MCV and Monroe Park Campus Hours/Week 40 Normal Work Days/Hours M-F, 8:00-5:00pm Job Open Date 10/21/2020 Posting will close on or before Open Until Filled Yes Job Category Accounting/ Management/ Professional Is this a restricted position? No Is this position eligible to participate in alternative work arrangements? No Sensitive Position No Resource Critical Yes Quick Link https://www.vcujobs.com/postings/101306 Posting Specific Questions

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