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Assistant Vice President of Facilities Management and Capital Planning

Location: Boston
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Assistant Vice President of Facilities Management and Capital Planning Assistant Vice President of Facilities Management and Capital Planning Massachusetts College of Art and Design Posted : 1/13/23 Massachusetts College of Art and Design is seeking a talented individual to join our team as the Assistant Vice President of Facilities Management and Capital Planning. Reporting to the Vice President of Administration and Finance and working collaboratively with the campus community, this position provides strategic leadership to a comprehensive facilities management organization responsible for maintenance, construction, capital planning, sustainability, and environmental health and safety for the College's campus in Boston Massachusetts. This position will serve as an important member of the President's Cabinet and the Senior Leadership team. The Assistant Vice President will identify and implement best practices for the department and develop metrics to evaluate and manage performance as well as bringing innovation and emerging trends to the College. The Assistant Vice President will oversee all capital planning projects and will work closely with internal and external partners, including Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance (DCAMM) and the Massachusetts State College Building Authority, on all capital planning expenditures and contractor relationships. We seek a leader who will work collaboratively to create exceptional customer service by all facilities staff to support our students, faculty, staff, and wider community, including campus visitors.
Primary Duties and ResponsibilitiesStrategic:Understand the College's mission, vision, and values and execute operationally in support of it.
Collaborate with and advise senior leadership to determine long term goals, resource planning, operational expectations and best practices.
Operational:Oversee all planning, and execution for construction, renovations, groundwork, and aesthetics of the College Campus
Manage day-to-day facilities operations, maintenance, and environmental health and safety
Generate, negotiate, execute and manage contracts with external vendors, appropriately following both state and college procurement policies and procedures
Demonstrate fiscal responsibility for all expenses related to maintenance, operations and utilities
Enforce safety work rules and procedures in accordance with Massachusetts Department of Labor Standards, Environmental Protection Agency, Department of Environmental Protection, and all applicable local, state, and federal government laws and regulations.
Serves on the College's Rapid Response Team.
Administrative:Lead, develop and supervise direct reports. Responsible for assessing and developing a staffing plan for the recruitment, hiring, training and evaluation of department personnel.
Manage overall combined capital, operating and personnel budget of approximately $5-7 million.
Develop policies, plans and procedures for the effective operations of the Department, including preventative maintenance planning and inspection schedules.
Develop equipment inventory list and ensure maintenance of all departmental assets at each location.
Other duties as assigned
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: (Education/Training and Experience Required):To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or abilities required.Bachelor's degree in business management, engineering, facilities management or related field
Seven (7+) plus years in a senior leadership role in facilities/operations management, preferably in higher education at an organization of similar size and scope.
Demonstrated supervisory success with skilled labor, exempt and non-exempt staff
Demonstrated effectiveness working with an ethnically, culturally, and racially diverse faculty, staff, students and the general public.
Excellent project management skills including ability to manage multiple priorities and projects while adhering to deadlines and budgets
Demonstrated a high caliber of written, verbal and presentation skills
Proficiency in a variety of software applications (ie. Microsoft Office, CAD, CAM)
Valid driver's license and ability to travel domestically (regionally)
Additional Consideration will be given for the following levels of education, experience and knowledge, skills and abilities
Master's degree in business management, engineering, facilities management or related field
Professional Engineer Certification helpful
Prior experience working with public capital projects (state governing bodies - DCAMM and MSCBA)
Prior experience working in a unionized work setting
Knowledge of emerging technologies in the areas of sustainability and environmental safety
Proficiency in construction management and project management software
Prior experience in or knowledge of the facilities needs of a working art museum
Physical Requirements and/or Unusual Work Hours: This job requires the ability to be on call and includes significant night and weekend work. Ability to work behind a computer for long periods. Mobility between campus buildings, on and off-site facilities. This role serves as essential personnel, which requires presence on the College's Rapid Response Team.Additional Information:
Please note MassArt does not provide:Employment-based visa sponsorship or non-student exchange visitor visa sponsorship.
Reimbursement for travel.
Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check relative to prior criminal convictions and pending cases, as well as Sex Offender Registry Information (SORI) checks relative to prior sexual offenses committed as an adult or juvenile will be conducted on the final candidate prior to an offer of employment. MassArt requires specific written authorization to conduct background checks. Failure to provide such authorization shall preclude your application from receiving further consideration.As a condition of employment, you will be required to have received the COVID-19 vaccination or an approved exemption as of your start date. Details relating to demonstrating compliance with this requirement will be provided during the onboarding process.MassArt provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military status, genetic information, pregnancy or a pregnancy-related condition, or membership in any other legally protected class. MassArt complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the college operates. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment

Keywords: MASSACHUSETTS MARITIME ACADEMY, Boston , Assistant Vice President of Facilities Management and Capital Planning, Executive , Boston, Massachusetts

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