Commensurate with education and
CANDIDATES ELIGIBLE TO APPLY:
Open to all
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANT:
FOR PRIORITY CONSIDERATION, applications must be received by
February 27, 2022; however, the position will remain open until
faculty, staff, and
students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized
or declare a medical or religious
exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently
open search process should be prepared to comply with this
requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at
CSU Vaccination Policy [calstate.policystat.com]
may be sent to email@example.com
Reporting to the Associate Vice
President for Construction and Facilities Management Services
(AVP), the Director of Facilities Management Services (DFMS)
provides leadership, accountability, oversight, and strategic
direction for the Facilities Management Services (FMS) departments
- Planning, organizing, and directing the safe operation,
maintenance and repair activities for the campus property including
buildings and surrounding grounds located at the Bakersfield and
Antelope Valley campuses in support of the university's
- Leading and supervising to create a "best-in-class" work
environment, delivery of services, and maintenance of property
across all FMS departments including custodial, roads and grounds,
trades (building and mechanical), energy and utility management,
and fleet services.
- Maintaining the physical property, machinery, and
- Coordinating with the Director of Capital Planning, Design and
Construction on standards necessary for new buildings and remodel
of existing buildings that are consistent with campus systems
sustainability and service efficiencies.
The DFMS is charged with providing strong leadership and management
to FMS and maintaining a healthy culture of teamwork, transparency,
and accountability consistent with the division of Business and
Administration Services customer service philosophy. This position
is responsible for the operations, maintenance and repairs of the
campus buildings, grounds, and equipment. This position is
responsible for the integrity, integration, and productive use of
data relevant to the delivery of services and maintenance of the
property for the campus community. The DFMS will ensure a
"best-in-class" environment that provides proactive maintenance and
repairs, timely response to work orders, and exceptional customer
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Management of facilities operations, maintenance, and
Directs the basic support services of the facilities and campus
community including computerized maintenance management,
environmental safety and health, logistics, utilities, and
maintenance and repair services. Responsible for facilities
operation, maintenance, repair and regulatory compliance related
Supervises manager of custodial, manager of roads and grounds,
and manager of trades.
Conducts daily inspections of work orders/projects in process
to ensure timely and effective performances and use of
Engages outside contractors and organizations as appropriate
and within budget to supplement/compliment direct workforce.
Develops the planning, scope, cost estimation, negotiation,
execution and management of these outside contractors and
Develops and delivers cost effective and time efficient
solutions for maintenance and operational efforts.
Prioritizes and plans spending within the approved budget.
Organizes or delegates the Facilities support services for
major events such as Commencement, Convocations and similar
Oversees and collaborates with various constituencies to
identify, address and implement sustainable energy-efficient
solutions on campus.
Ensures all personnel have training, professional licensures,
and certificates updated as required.
Responsible for preventative maintenance data metrics, budget
development and ongoing financial planning to ensure that
priorities are established and met within appropriate budgetary
Directs changes and improvements in work methods.
Develops performance standards for employees as
Collaborates with campus administrators to minimize disruptions
during maintenance and repair projects.
Develops plan to address backlog of deferred maintenance and
mitigate future growth in the backlog.
Conducts periodic preventative maintenance/special inspections
to determine the need for work to be done on the physical
facilities of the university in order to maintain and extend their
Manages the operation of the computerized maintenance system, a
sophisticated work order control, and inventory and information
Established customer service standards as appropriate.
Participates in professional organizations and maintains an
understanding of current ideas, research and practices pertaining
Fosters an organizational culture that rewards cooperation,
communication and skill sharing.
Ensures that buildings and surrounding grounds are properly
serviced and meet appropriate standards.
Acts as a change champion
Leads courageously by addressing difficult issues.
Works to resolve issues at the peer level and takes measures to
mitigate future issues.
Supports and moves new initiatives forward.
Identifies current and future challenges and proposes effective
Understands what issues require a "sense of urgency" and
Ensures confidentiality around sensitive issues.
Facilitates an environment that motivates, empowers, and
inspires commitment from employees.
Demonstrates commitment to creating and sustaining a diverse
and inclusive workforce.
Communicates effectively and with purpose.
Creates and implements methods for improving individual and
Works with a spirit of collaboration, inclusion, respect and
Takes ownership of issues and demonstrates accountability.
Creates an environment in which employees are recognized for
their accomplishments and contributions to the success of the
Builds competence in others through effective coaching,
performance management and mentoring.
Supports and encourages professional and career development for
Develops short-term and long-term goals for FMS.
Ensures the FMS goals align with various university plans
including strategic plan, master plan, etc.
Measures results through appropriate identified metrics and
Directs and oversee organizational improvement
Encourage benchmarking, operational analysis and
Leads effort to increase customer satisfaction, improve
internal business processes, and enhance organizational/individual
Ensures efficient and effective use of reporting tools
including TMA, ServiceNow, PeopleSoft, etc.
Assists AVP in providing organizational direction that supports
the mission of the university.
Ensures a campus community focused strategy in the delivery of
Builds effective strategic alliances internally and
Collaborates with business partners in the achievement of
Initiates and develops strong working relationships with the
Demonstrates a commitment to diversity.
Disaster Service Worker
All MPP employees are considered Disaster Service Workers, (CA
Gov. Code Section 3100), and are required to attend trainings and
possibly hold a position in the CSUB Emergency Operations Center
(EOC), as assigned.
OTHER JOB DUTIES
Perform other job-related duties and special projects as
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
LICENSES, CERTIFICATES, CREDENTIALS:
- Bachelor's degree in Architecture or Engineering (Mechanical,
Electrical or Civil).
- Ten (10) years of progressively responsible professional and
administrative experience involving facilities operations,
management, and construction.
- Eight (8) years of direct experience managing Mechanical,
Plumbing, and Electrical work.
- Four (4) years directly supervising the work of professional
a valid driver's license or the ability to obtain by date of
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & ABILITIES
- Thorough knowledge of the maintenance and construction trades
including but not limited to: carpentry, hardware, painting,
plumbing, electrical, and HVAC.
- Demonstrated customer service experience requiring a very high
level of diplomacy and professionalism.
- Ability to use tact and diplomacy to effectively handle a broad
range of high level and sensitive interpersonal situations with
diverse personalities, and to respond appropriately to conflicts
- Ability to initiate, establish, and foster communication and
teamwork by maintaining a positive, cooperative, productive work
atmosphere in the University with the ability to establish and
maintain effective working relationships within a diverse
population and with those from various cultural backgrounds.
- Demonstrated leadership experience in establishing vision,
goals, and directives to meet stated objectives.
- Excellent communication skills: ability to effectively
communicate information in a clear and understandable manner, both
verbally and in writing.
- Thorough knowledge of English grammar, spelling and
- Ability to interpret, communicate and apply policies and
- Demonstrated ability to maintain a high degree of
- Excellent organizational and time management skills with the
ability to set own priorities to coordinate multiple assignments
with fluctuating and time-sensitive deadlines.
- Excellent computer skills and competence with a variety of
computer applications including word-processing, spreadsheets,
databases, on-line systems, Internet as well as online calendaring
- Regular and reliable attendance is required.
- Must be willing to travel and attend training programs off-site
for occasional professional development.
- Must be able to work occasional holidays and adjust working
hours to meet special jobs. May be called back periodically to
perform work as needed on an emergency basis.
- Master's degree in Architecture or Engineering (Mechanical,
Electrical or Civil).
- Professional engineer.
- Higher Education experience.
- Demonstrated skills in a Work Order System (TMA, ServiceNow,
- California State University experience.
- Demonstrated skills in budget planning and management in a
– involves mainly sitting, up to 25%
standing or walking; lifting medium weight objects limited to 25
- Is exposed to excessive noise
- Is around moving machinery
- Is exposed to marked changes in temperature and/or
- Is exposed to dust, fumes, gases, or radiation, microwave
- Drives motorized equipment
- Works in confined quarters
- Works in high places
Only those applicants possessing
experience most directly related to the immediate needs of the
office will be invited to appear before a Qualifications Appraisal
Board for the purpose of appraising training, experience, and
interest in the position.
Satisfactory completion of a
background check (including a criminal records check) is required
for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment,
which may be rescinded if the background check reveals
disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the
candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to
satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the
continued employment of a current CSU employee who was
conditionally offered the position.
Sensitive positions are
designated by the CSU as requiring heightened scrutiny of
individuals holding the position, based on potential for harm to
children, concerns for the safety and security of the people,
animals, or property, or heightened risk of financial loss to the
CSU or individuals in the university community.
: The person holding this position is
considered a general 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
CONFLICT OF INTEREST:
A "designated position" in
the CSU'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
It is the policy of
California State University, Bakersfield to hire only United States
citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United
States. All new employees will be required to present documentation
verifying their right to accept employment. You will also be
requested to present a social security card at the time of initial
appointment in compliance with state payroll regulations. State
regulations require that every state employee sign the Oath of
Allegiance prior to commencing the duties of his/her State
employment, except legally employed non-citizens. These individuals
are required to sign the Declaration of Permission to Work.
California State University,
Bakersfield is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity.
Applicants will be considered without regard to gender, race, age,
color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic
information, marital status, disability or covered veteran