Director, Facility Planning, District Construction

Rancho Santiago Community College District
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Apr 19, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Director, Facility Planning, District Construction & Support Services

Rancho Santiago Community College District

Salary Range: Grade C: $131,209.22 - $137,769.68 - $144,658.17 - $151,891.07 - $159,485.63 - $167,459.91 - $175,832.91/year

Job Type:

Job Number: CL21-00077

Location: Santa Ana, CA

Division: Business Operations & Fiscal Services

Closing: 5/13/2021 5:00 PM Pacific

Job Description

Directly responsible to the Assistant Vice Chancellor, Facility Planning & District Construction & Support Services, for leadership and administration in the areas of planning, design, bid preparation, construction delivery, maintenance, grounds keeping, custodial services and the day to day operations of the department. Supervises and evaluates staff assigned to the department and performs related duties as assigned.

Direct, administer and supervise the planning, design, bid preparation and construction execution of a wide array of projects and activities concurrently; assure projects are in compliance with district standards applicable laws, codes, rules and regulations; supervise staff, consultants, programs, construction and support services to ensure projects and activities are delivered in an effective, timely and responsible manner; interface with contractors or other professional consultants to resolve disputes through proper communication, negotiation and contract conformance review; assist in developing and implementing procedures and business practices related to facilities planning, design, contracting, bidding and construction, safety, fiscal budget management, cost controls, scheduling and other project management or department tools as needed; establish and evaluate district standards for materials, equipment, systems, and or other as deemed appropriate and necessary; review, develop, monitor and administer a variety of professional consultant, vendor and contractor contracts and assure compliance with provisions outlined in contracts; advise the Assistant Vice Chancellor on Board agenda items and management issues affecting the department and or projects; review systems and information to determine best practices, best products and applications as well as other technologies that may maximize the efficient use of resources.

Responsible for the day-to-day supervision and evaluation of staff assigned to the department, coordinate and assign work; oversee and manage the execution of essential duties related to facilities, maintenance, ground keeping and other services or projects in support of the District's Strategic Comprehensive Plan, Facility Master Plans, and other goals and objectives; assure the timely preparation, maintenance and distribution of various reports and records as required by federal, state, local and district regulations or as required by the district; participate in developing long range and strategic plans for facilities and operations; determine the need for scheduled maintenance and assist in preparation of plans; work collaboratively with college campuses and other facility sites to evaluate and assess condition needs and develop appropriate budgets, scope of work, and recommendations for delivery to ensure work is completed in a timely and cost efficient manner; attend a variety of meetings and participate in district-wide meetings as required; provide operational leadership to the district and other staff and consultants in the areas of facilities, planning, construction, maintenance, grounds keeping and custodial services.

Job Qualifications
Training and Experience
Bachelor's degree in engineering, architecture, construction management or other related field; and eight years of increasingly responsible management experience in facilities planning and construction. Demonstrated experience in managing local bond and state funded projects is preferred. Experience working in a California community college facilities management position is preferred. Possession of a valid California driver's license is required. Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of: Principles of management, supervision and public administration; local, state and federal laws governing construction of facilities; Public works bidding process and applicable laws; building codes; construction delivery methods; building methods and materials; low voltage systems and other digital or network control systems; Division of State Architect requirements and building codes, and other agency requirements for facility planning and construction; safety practices required to comply with various safety and hazardous materials training requirements. Ability to: Communicate effectively orally and in writing with diverse constituencies within and outside of the district; Read, interpret, and evaluate construction plans and specifications, including laws, policies, regulations and contracts; Administer multiple projects simultaneously; Evaluate the quality of work performed by outside professionals and contractors ; Ability to utilize CADD system and utilize drawings and plans in the California State Chancellor's Office facility database maintenance system; Drive a vehicle to conduct work and visit multiple facilities and active construction sites.
Application Screening In addition to the requirements and responsibilities listed, the following criteria will be considered in selecting candidates for interviews:
  • Education experience (breadth and depth)
  • Work experience (breadth and depth)
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities
  • Program development
  • Community involvement
  • Demonstrated experience in working with a diverse socio-economic community
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with others
Based upon the information presented on the application materials, a limited number of candidates with qualifications most pertinent to the position will be invited to participate in the selection process, which may include a written test and oral interview. Interview Applicants selected for an interview may be required to take additional tests or assessments and will be notified of such prior to the date of the interview. During the oral session, those selected for interviews will, in addition to the above, also be evaluated on the following factors:
  • Oral communication skills
  • Presentation
  • Problem solving skills
  • Successful teaching, problem solving or performance demonstration
  • Writing skills/demonstration
A predetermined set of questions will be asked of all applicants interviewed. Applicants are requested to provide thorough yet concise information on their related experience to ensure correct evaluation of their qualifications. Evaluation criteria will be applied consistently to all applicants.
Method of Application For consideration in the selection process, interested persons must complete the RSCCD application and upload all required documents online by the specified closing date for the position. Please upload the following application materials in the appropriate boxes with your online application by the closing date:
  • Resume (Required)
  • Cover Letter (Required)
  • Unofficial transcripts showing that the minimum qualifications are met (Required)
Pre-Employment Requirements Candidates selected for employment will be required to provide current verification of a negative TB test or chest x-ray, complete the district's fingerprinting process, and bring proof of their legal right to work in the United States. Cost of TB testing, fingerprinting and the fee for criminal record check will be paid for by the candidates. The Rancho Santiago Community College District is an equal employment opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment based on ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, age, sex, race, color, ancestry, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, gender identity, medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics), marital status, citizenship, or service in the uniformed services, or on the basis of these perceived characteristics or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. The District will make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities. Applicant should contact the Human Resources Office for assistance.

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