Regional Project / Facilities Director (3 positions)

Employer
Alabama Community College System
Location
Alabama, United States
Salary
$101,600.00 - $152,400.00
Posted date
Oct 15, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Management
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Regional Project/Facilities Director is responsible for planning, directing, and coordinating activities of designed capital projects and other facilities management functions, under the supervision of the Chief Facilities Officer, and assisting the Alabama Community College System (ACCS) by interfacing with colleges. Additionally, the Regional Project/Facilities Director will prepare and analyze the needs for new construction, renovations, and other facility improvements. The Director will work with the ACCS colleges to help with the selection of architects, engineers, and contractors.

PRIMARY DUTIES:

  • Perform daily operations of the Facilities Division including maintaining paper and electronic files, reports, and making updates to the ACCS.
  • Maintain communication with administration, staff and college employees as appropriate concerning processes, goals, projects, etc.
  • Travel to project sites and colleges 3-4 days per week and office time 1-2 days per week.  It is anticipated the number of projects managed at any one time may average up to twelve or more major capital projects pending the workload of the ACCS.
  • Provide and maintain procedures to identify facility needs and analyze current facility utilization across the college system. 
  • Provide and maintain procedures for project and facilities management.
  • Respond to facilities related questions and concerns within the ACCS.
  • Visit job sites regularly to ensure policies and procedures are in place for the Owners’ Designated Representative (ODR). 
  • Provide training and assistance to educate ACCS facility directors and managers, and maintenance personnel regarding Facilities policies and procedures of the ACCS. 
  • Review and provide recommendations for capital projects and facilities items to be considered by the ACCS senior administration and the Board of Trustees. 
  • Review construction contracts for the ACCS.  Review and recommend change orders for capital projects.  Review and recommend the selection of design professionals (architect, engineer, etc.) for projects and services.
  • Monitor capital project processes within the ACCS and work with third parties as needed to ensure adequate project controls and compliance with adopted state building codes.
  • Develop, implement, and execute the standardization of system policies, procedures, and best practices throughout the system.
  • Develop, implement, and evaluate programs and strategies designed to create and maintain safe, functional, secure, clean, attractive, and orderly facilities and grounds.
  • Analyze problems and identify solutions, forecasting consequences of proposed actions, and implement recommendations to support desired outcomes.

OTHER DUTIES:

  • Assist colleges with energy management and facilities management items (maintenance, grounds, custodial operations, etc.).
  • Assist colleges with planning, space utilization, needed resources for new or reorganized buildings.
  • Assist colleges responding appropriately to emergencies or urgent issues.
  • Ensure regular Owner Architect Contractor (OAC) meetings are documented to identify and track action items and deliverables.
  • Prepare monthly status reports and cost projections.  Review for accuracy the processing of invoices.
  • Oversee projects from project initiation to close out.  Oversee development and adherence to pre-construction schedules and construction milestones.  Oversee the accuracy and timely tracking of submittals, RFI's and other critical project documentation. 
  • Assist with development and review of cost estimates at appropriate stages of design.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Building Science, Construction Management, Civil Engineering, Facilities Management, or related field.
  • Five (5) to seven (7) years of higher education construction experience in extensive project management of large, complex facility construction and on-site experience in the management of new construction and the renovation of existing assets.     
  • Experience in providing construction project evaluation and oversight from planning to completion, for new construction and renovation of existing facilities.
  • Understanding of advanced principles and practices of budgeting, accounting, and procurement to manage construction projects.
  • Proficient in the use of email, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), and project management scheduling software.
  • Valid Driver's License.
  • OSHA 10 Hour Certification.
  • Proven track record of successful and demonstrated project management experience.
  • Knowledge of building products, codes, terms, and practices in the construction industry.
  • Demonstrate excellent verbal and non-verbal communication skills, including writing.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects concurrently.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently, effectively, and productively.
  • Strong experience negotiating and managing contracts.
  • Great attention to detail, follow through, and follow up.
  • Proficient in budget management.

PREFERRED:

  • Degree in Business Management.
  • Experience working with Suretrak, Project, P6, Procore, Revit, VICO, or equivalent.
  • Certification from one or more of the following:
CMAA – Certified Construction Manager (CCM)
APPA – Certified Educational Facilities Professional (CEFP)
AGC – Certificate of Management-Building Information Modeling (CM-BIM)
AGC – Certificate of Management-Lean Construction (CM-Lean)
U.S. Green Building Council – LEED AP BD+C certification

  • Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) – Design-Build Professional

 

HOW TO APPLY:

**DO NOT APPLY TO THIS WEBSITE** 

Applicants must submit a current résumé, a completed System application form (available online at www.accs.edu), a letter of interest describing qualifications, a separate list of three professional references with contact information, and a copy of unofficial transcripts indicating degree and date conferred.  Applications will be accepted by e-mail (charlene.finkelstein@accs.edu), postal mail, or hand delivery.  INCOMPLETE APPLICATION PACKETS WILL BE DISQUALIFIED.  PLEASE DO NOT STAPLE DOCUMENTS.

An application form may be downloaded at www.accs.edu. Complete application packets must be received no later than 3:00 p.m. CST on October 29, 2021.  For additional information contact Nikita Payne at 334-293-4603 or nikita.payne@accs.edu or Charlene Finkelstein at 334-293-4628 or charlene.finkelstein@accs.edu.

 

Please mail applications to:

Alabama Community College System

Human Resources Dept.

Attn:  Ms. Charlene Finkelstein

P. O. Box 302130

Montgomery, AL  36130-2130

 

(Application materials may be delivered in person (in a sealed envelope) to 135 S. Union Street).

 

The Alabama Community College System is an equal opportunity employer.  It is the policy of the Alabama Community College System, including all postsecondary community and technical colleges under the control of the Alabama Community College System Board of Trustees, that no employee or applicant for employment or promotion, on the basis of any impermissible criterion or characteristic including, without limitation, race, color, national origin, religion, marital status, disability, sex, age, or any other protected class as defined by federal and state law, shall be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program, activity, or employment.

Any offer of employment is contingent upon a satisfactory criminal background investigation.  This employer participates in E-Verify.  The Alabama Community College System reserves the right to withdraw this job announcement at any time prior to the awarding.

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