Assistant Vice Chancellor of Facilities Management

UNC Pembroke
North Carolina, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Apr 28, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Established in 1887 as a school for the education of American Indians, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke serves a distinctly diverse student body and encourages inclusion and appreciation of the values of all people. Located in the heart of Pembroke, N.C., UNCP boasts an enrollment of 8,200 in 41 undergraduate and 18 graduate programs and offers a personalized learning environment where faculty and staff are dedicated to engaged scholarship, high academic standards, creative activity and public service. Spread over 281 acres, the campus offers a sense of community and belonging-–a place where faculty and staff feel supported, take pride in the university’s mission, and are devoted to excellence in teaching, learning and research, and to developing leaders who make a difference in their communities.

The position of Assistant Vice Chancellor for Facilities Management provides leadership to an organization that serves the campus through the development of new facilities and infrastructure and the maintenance and renovation of existing campus facilities. In addition to serving as a facilities consultant to campus stakeholders, this position works with many outside agencies and is responsible for implementing legislative regulation and code changes that affect the University. This position also provides presentations and recommendations to the Chancellor and Board of Trustees regarding selection of designers and construction managers. This position reports to the Vice Chancellor of Finance and Administration. Facilities Management has the following two areas that report directly to this position: 1) Facilities Operations; 2) Facilities Planning Design and Construction.

The Assistant Vice Chancellor for Facilities Management reports directly to the Vice Chancellor of Finance and Administration and provides stewardship of approximately 1,726,000 square feet of teaching, learning and living space through leadership for planning, design, construction, maintenance, and operation of all University facilities, utility systems, and campus infrastructure. Facilities departments include Housekeeping & Environmental Services; Landscaping & Grounds; Motor Pool; HVAC & Controls; Carpentry; Masonry; Maintenance units to include: Preventive Maintenance; Mechanical; Lock; Paint; Electrical; Moving and Zone Maintenance/Setups; and Planning Design and Construction (major capital construction). This units also leads project management for construction projects under $750,000 along with Energy Management.

The successful candidate will be an experienced leader with a demonstrated record of expertise in various aspects of facilities operations including project management and capital construction; budget management, modeling and benchmarking; and facilities management information systems with the ability to build and manage effective teams and work through others to accomplish outcomes.

This position is classified as Mandatory Personnel. Mandatory Employees: Employees whose presence has been determined to be mandatory to University operations during certain types of adverse weather or emergency events.

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:  Requirements include a relevant Bachelor’s degree from an appropriately accredited college or university with at least 5-7 years of progressive experience in construction management, including supervisory or managerial experience. Dynamic and creative leadership, initiative, vision, and superior communication skills with a proven record of exception customer service and collaboration with campus leadership and other key stakeholders is vital.

Management Preferences:  Ten Years experience and engineering/ architectural certification preferred.

Special Instructions to Applicants:  

This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable).

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.

New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice. Candidates claiming Veterans Preference must attach a copy of their DD-214 as a part of the online application process.

UNC Pembroke is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibits discrimination against all individuals based on their age, race, color, genetic information, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and national origin. UNC Pembroke is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.