$92,136.00 - $115,896.00 Annually
1/31/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
This position will close on January 31, 2022 at 11:59 PM (or when
150 applications are received, whichever occurs
Cerritos College is ranked 14th among the top
100 schools with the highest Hispanic enrollment in the United
States by the United States Department of Education. We are a
comprehensive community college for southeastern Los Angeles
County. Communities within the college's district include Artesia,
Bellflower, Cerritos, Downey, Hawaiian Gardens, La Mirada, Norwalk,
and portions of Bell Gardens, Lakewood, Long Beach, Santa Fe
Springs and South Gate. Cerritos College offers degrees and
certificates in more than 180 areas of study in nine divisions.
Enrollment currently averages approximately 22,500 students. Visit
Cerritos College online at http://www.cerritos.edu
Facilities is dedicated to the maintenance of the campus's physical
environment. As the stewards of the buildings and grounds on our
campus, Facilities is the single point of contact for all service
and maintenance requests. Dedicated to providing superior service
to our clients (students, faculty, staff, and the neighboring
community), Our staff evaluates and prioritizes customer service
requests and work to ensure the highest standards of care and
concern for the campus.
Plans, supervises, assesses and evaluates the activities and
operations of the Facilities department. This includes grounds,
preventative maintenance programs, remodeling and repair projects,
urgent repairs, and upkeep of all non-structural properties.
Oversees safety and OSHA compliance standards for the department.
Coordinates assigned activities with other divisions, contractors,
outside agencies, and the general public. The position also
provides complex administrative support to the Director, Physical
Plant. And Construction Services.
Distinguishing Career Features
The Manager, Facilities reports to the Director, Physical Plant,
and is responsible for the efficient and effective performance of a
large staff of employees, applying extensive knowledge of building
maintenance and operations program management, and a working
knowledge of construction management. Operates with considerable
latitude for independent action and decision making. Activities are
reviewed for adequacy of professional judgment, compliance with
College and department policies, and achievement of results
consistent with College goals and objectives. Has budgetary and
administrative responsibility for the department.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Organizes, staffs, and coordinates operational activities for
maintenance programs including grounds, preventative and deferred
maintenance projects, servicing and repair, and operation of
utilities, and heating and cooling systems.
Directs, coordinates, and reviews the work plan for
Maintenance. Meets with staff to identify and resolve problems.
Plans, schedules, and assigns work activities and projects.
Monitors work flow. Reviews and evaluates work products, methods
Provides leadership in the new and emerging technologies.
Leads, supervises, trains and evaluates assigned personnel.
Certifies payroll for assigned personnel. Applies the terms and
provisions of applicable collective bargaining agreements; state
and federal laws; and District Board Policies and Administrative
Procedures in personnel matters.
Administers programs involving the maintenance, operation,
alteration, and repair of heating, lighting, water treatment,
sewage disposal, air conditioning, ventilating and refrigeration
systems, and the construction, remodeling, maintenance and repair
of buildings, grounds parking lots, athletic facilities, and
Conducts regular staff meetings. Attends and participates in
professional group meetings. Maintains up-to-date knowledge of
trends and innovations in the fields of building maintenance,
energy management, and repair and remodeling.
Ensures that work methods comply with established health and
safety regulations. Inspects facilities for compliance with codes,
regulations, and accessibility requirements.
Ensures an on-going department program for safety and
environmental health. Directs, training, evaluation, audit, and
Develops and monitors budgets and maximizes financial
Identifies opportunities for improving service delivery methods
and procedures. Reviews and evaluates new products, procedures, and
Oversees ordering and inventory and control of supplies,
materials, and equipment used by the department.
Implements quality control and for preventative maintenance
programs for the department and College.
Ensures accuracy of print and online publications related to
the area of responsibility.
Participates on and chairs committees, task forces, and special
Participates in the screening of and recommends selection of
Maintains currency of knowledge and skills related to the
duties and responsibilities.
Performs other duties as assigned that support the overall
objective of the position.
Minimum Qualifications for Education and
Requires a bachelor's degree with major coursework in Engineering,
Construction Management, or a related field. Requires five years of
increasingly responsible experience in construction, building
maintenance and operations with three years supervisory experience.
Additional experience in construction trades may substitute for
some higher education.
Understanding of and sensitivity to meeting the needs of the
diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic
background of the student, community, and employee
Knowledge and Skills
The position requires professional knowledge of:
Development, maintenance and administration of a budget.
Philosophy and objectives of the community college.
Principles of functional leadership, training and performance
Pertinent federal and state laws and regulations.
Strategic planning in organization and management practices,
assessment, analysis and evaluation of programs, policies and
Operational characteristics of facilities and grounds in
addition to the services and activities of a comprehensive plant
Construction management principles and practices. Working
knowledge of the budget preparation and administration
Principles and practices of mechanical, electrical, plumbing,
carpentry, equipment maintenance, custodial operations, and grounds
to integrate the services and organize projects.
Applicable building codes, including principles of universal
Safety and environmental health programs.
The position requires demonstrated skill in:
Analysis and evaluation of programs, projects, and operational
Organizing work and building an effective team to respond to a
high volume of service requests.
Oral and written language skills in order to prepare detailed
reports and professional correspondence.
Human relations/interpersonal skills in order to develop
working relationships, conduct performance reviews, and convey
technical information to a wide variety of audiences.
This position requires the ability
Learn, interpret, and ensure compliance with state and federal
laws, Title 5, and other federal and state regulations as related
to the responsibilities of the position.
Be open to change and new methods in the assigned area of
Continuously engage in learning and self-improvement.
Meet change with innovation to promote and meet the college
Organize, plan, develop, and write new programs, develop new
concepts, analyze outcomes, and prepare clear and concise
Guide and direct others in goal achievement.
Direct and facilitate development of personal and team
perspectives, and develop and deliver training programs.
Develop and monitor budgets and maximize financial
Work cooperatively and productively with internal and external
Advocate for shared governance, collegiality, staff
cohesiveness and for the core values of the institution.
Operate vehicles, equipment, and tools used in maintenance and
operations of District facilities.
Read, understand, and interpret plans, blueprints, and
specifications for building and grounds projects as well as the
ability to prepare cost estimates, write construction or equipment
specifications, and prepare bids.
This position requires the physical ability to:
Use hearing and speech to make presentations to groups and
carry on conversations over the phone and in person.
See with sufficient visual acuity to read printed materials and
Work a flexible schedule which may include evenings, weekends,
and split schedules.
Function indoors in an office environment and outdoors engaged
in work of a physically active nature.
Move to different work locations and to bend, stoop, climb, and
reach to perform inspections.
Use arm, hand, finger dexterity to operate common tools used in
building construction and maintenance, operate rolling stock, and
use a computer keyboard and other office equipment.
Lift from floor, waist, or overhead, objects up to 50 pounds on
an occasional basis.
Wear a variety of protective equipment, work in areas with
extreme temperature variation, and work in cramped or uneven
Use hearing and speech to carry on conversations in person and
over the phone, including the ability to project voice in noisy
Work during off-hours.
Licenses and Certificates
Requires a valid
driver's license.Working Conditions
Work is performed indoors and outdoors where some safety
considerations exist from proximity to machines, materials, and
needed to apply:
- Letter of Interest/Cover Letter
- Resume/Curriculum Vitae
- Transcripts (Must show all coursework completed and conferral
date of the degree)
- 2 Recommendation Letters
It is the applicant's responsibility to provide copies of all
transcript(s) verifying all educational degree(s) and/or coursework
required for the position. Transcripts must be from regionally
accredited institutions. A foreign transcript must be evaluated by
a NACES certified agency. The website address is
Application materials must be submitted by the closing date.
Applicants who need special services or facilities due to
disability in order to apply or interview for this position must
notify Human Resources at the time of application or at least 72
hours prior to the closing date or date of a scheduled
Grade 26 on Management Salary Schedule
Health and welfare benefits include District contribution for
medical/dental/vision benefits and employee life insurance
($50,000). (Cash in lieu option available on medical
Participation in the Public Employee's Retirement System that is
also integrated with Social Security or State Teacher's Retirement
22 days annual vacation.
This is a full-time 12-calendar month classified manager position.
Employment is to be effective as soon as possible following
completion of the selection process. Individual who is offered
employment shall be required to obtain fingerprints for a criminal
history clearance through the State Department of Justice and remit
the required fee for processing the fingerprints, Federal Bureau of
Investigation (no fee if obtained at Cerritos College Campus Police
Station), produce an original social security card, and submit
negative TB test results (must be within the past four years or
within the last 60 days if not previously employed in a school
district in California) before employment.
Effective January 3, 2022, Board Policy 2905 will require mandatory
COVID-19 vaccinations as a condition of employment. The District
requires all employees to submit proof of full vaccination against
COVID-19, as defined by the CDC. Full policy details can be found
on the website; https://www.cerritos.edu/board/policies/chapter-2---board-of-trustees.htm
College - Chapter 2 - Board of Trustees. Employees may submit
requests for medical or religious exemptions to the vaccine mandate
for consideration. Details are available on the District's https://www.cerritos.edu/covid-19/
Proof of eligibility to work in the United States and signing of
loyalty oath per Government Codes 3100-3109. Please note - the
District does not provide for immigration sponsorships such as H1B
An annual stipend of $3,146 shall be provided to management
employees with an earned doctorate degree.
To apply, visit https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/cerritosedu/jobs/3328591/facilities-manager
The District ensures that all qualified applicants for
employment and employees have full and equal access to employment
opportunity, and are not subjected to discrimination in any program
or activity of the District on the basis of national origin,
religion, age, sex or gender, race, color, medical condition,
ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status,
physical or mental disability, or because he or she is perceived to
have one or more of the foregoing characteristics, or based on
association with a person or group with one or more of these actual
or perceived characteristics. .