Campus Living is accepting applications for the Senior Associate Director for Residential Facilities (FPMO – Facilities Planning and Management Officer). In this role, you will lead a dynamic and diverse team that seeks to provide safe, attractive, and well-functioning facilities. You will direct the operation and maintenance of the residential physical plant, encompassing more than 2 million square feet of space over two campuses. The University at Buffalo annually houses just under 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students in 13 residence halls and 5 apartment complexes.
As a senior leader, the functional areas of responsibility within the housing team include building maintenance, capital planning, custodial services, emergency planning and contractor engagement and management. You are responsible for setting employee and/or group goals, workforce planning, and assessment. You will be expected to employ a variety of leadership strategies and interact consistently with housing management and staff, contractors, vendors, students, and parents. In this role, you will provide leadership for and supervision of approximately 5-7 direct reports staff, including Associate/Assistant Directors and Managers for operations and maintenance, custodial and maintenance, and capital planning. You will oversee an annual operating budget in excess of $18m and an annual capital budget of $40m (average).
Your responsibilities include:
- Monitor quality of services provided through housing facilities management staff and contractors, focusing on safety, student learning, inclusion, sustainability, and customer satisfaction. Develop, plan, implement and oversee long-term capital improvements, renovations, and new construction in support of the housing master plan. Develop and oversee the implementation of policies and procedures related to the housing facilities management organization. Direct administration of housing facilities budgets, including development, monitoring, and reporting. Conduct research, benchmarking, and best practice analysis projects on various facilities-related topics.
A position description is posted here.