Title of Position
Assistant Vice President, Facilities
Function of Position
Monroe Community College ( MCC ) seeks an experienced and dynamic professional to serve as the Assistant Vice President for Facilities Management. The successful candidate will demonstrate collaborative leadership and consensus building skills and shall work effectively across all spheres of the College to develop recommendations and lead the College’s facilities and capital management functions. MCC is one of 30 SUNY community colleges and is also one of only twenty community colleges out of more than a thousand across North America selected for board membership in the League for Innovation in the Community College. The College is a large institution that offers over 80 programs across two main campuses, two specialized centers, various extension sites and on-line. The College is an integral part of the Rochester community which is rich in educational and cultural resources. MCC embraces diversity and inclusion, offering activities and programs to enhance the personal and professional development of faculty, staff and students.
The assistant vice president reports directly to the chief financial officer and vice president for administrative services. The assistant vice president is a senior level professional who provides leadership, supervision, and direction to the directors and staff for the four areas that comprise the campus facility operations; physical plant, engineering, building services and capital planning. In conjunction with its responsibility for creating, coordinating, implementing and evaluating the College’s facility’s needs, the assistant vice president plans, budgets, and evaluates all activities that originate from the facilities area in accordance with the policies of the College; develops and assesses the master plan and capital improvement plan as well as interacts with consultants and contractors on major facilities projects.
Examples of Duties & Responsibilities
The specific duties of the assistant vice president, facilities management include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Responsible for adhering to the College Code of Conduct
• Responsible for contributing to and maintaining an inclusive and collaborative College environment
• Supervises the functions and activities of the following offices: physical plant, engineering, building services and capital planning
• Plans, coordinates and implements CIP projects with college department personnel, the budget and planning offices, county representatives and vendors
• Maintains an effective and continuing dialogue with consultants, contractors, government personnel and the community regarding the college’s infrastructure
• Ensures college adherence to all building codes, energy and environmental rules and regulations
• Manages and implements the modifications, processes and procedures for maintaining and upgrading existing facilities
• Approves annual budget for the Facilities’ departments
• Communicates routinely to the college community on all matters related to facilities’ renovations and improvements
• Prepares annual report on the goals and accomplishments of the facilities area
• Manages the development of the college’s Master Plan and monitors related progress
• Works with the budget and planning offices regarding forecasts of short and long-term facility space needs, improvements and related costs
• Serves as liaison to county engineering/environmental services on matters related to CIP
• Assumes responsibilities and committee assignments as directed by the CFO and Vice President for administrative services
• A Master’s degree in an Engineering, Facilities Management or Business Management discipline, from an accredited institution
• Proven experience for a minimum period of 7 years of progressive responsibilities in leadership of a major facilities component including multimillion dollar budgets for operations, capital projects, and deferred maintenance
• Demonstrated leadership experience with supervisory responsibility of managers that resulted in enhancements to your department or institution and your staff
• Clear, concise abilities in both oral and written communication as well as strong interpersonal and collaborative skills
• Demonstrated experience in facilities planning including master plans and capital improvement plans
• Demonstrated experience with all phases of major projects from concept through design development, bidding, construction and close out
• A demonstrable reputation for the highest standards of ethical and moral leadership
• A verifiable record attesting to a belief in the critical role Facilities Management plays in organizational success to include sustainability ( LEED ) and energy management systems
• Ability to understand and apply New York State Building code as well as all pertinent mechanical codes relating to the institution
• Demonstrative competencies with office technologies
• Experience in leadership of a major facilities group, preferably in a diverse, inclusive and collaborative academic environment
• Professional Engineer License/Certificate
• Affiliation with professional organizations such as Association of Facilities Engineers, ASHRAE , USGBC , APPA , ASCE , etc.
• Industry certifications such as LEED , stationary engineer’s or a mechanical master’s license
• Demonstrated working knowledge of rules and regulations pertaining to issues in Facilities Management
• Expertise in Life Cycle Cost Analysis
• An appreciation for true sustainable concepts incorporating both conservation and economics
• Demonstrated experience in having a working knowledge in regulations relating to issues of Asbestos abatement, Storm Water Management, Refrigeration Recovery and SEQR
• Experience working in a college environment and managing bargaining unit employees
To be fully considered, supply all requested documents by this date
Special instructions regarding transcripts
Unofficial transcripts are required for the application process. To attach multiple transcripts electronically, please scan as a single document and attach. It is not possible to attach multiple transcripts separately. If you are not able to attach unofficial copies electronically, please certify and submit your application without them. Follow up by either mailing unofficial copies to: Human Resources, Monroe Community College, 1000 E Henrietta Rd., Rochester, NY 14623 or faxing them to: 585-292-3843. Human Resources will scan the transcripts and attach them to your application after you have certified and submitted your application. Once they are attached, the transcripts will be available for future postings you may be interested in applying to. (If you are a current MCC employee and believe transcripts are in your personnel file, please call our office to request the transcripts be scanned and attached to your certified application.)
Official transcript(s) are required upon hire.
All transcripts should show: student name, institution attended, courses taken, grades received and degree conferred if applicable.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Philosophy of the Role of Community College: Please provide your personal philosophy statement of the role of the community college.
List of References with contact information: Please submit a list of four references with contact information. Do not submit letters of reference.
NOTE : Please submit each item that is requested in its entirety. If you need assistance, please call HR for help prior to submitting your information and receiving a confirmation number. Once * required documents are attached, submit and confirm application.
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