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Associate Vice President, Capital Planning and Facilities Management
California State University, Stanislaus

The Associate Vice President for Capital Planning and Facilities Management is the University officer responsible for management of University capital planning and facilities management. This position is appointed by and accountable to the Vice President of Business and Finance in the fulfillment of the duties and responsibilities of the office. The position responsibility encompasses the oversight of the operation and maintenance of more than 40 buildings and structures with over one million square feet situated on 228 acres. Responsible for the planning, design and construction of capital projects and the campus Five-Year Major Capital Outlay Program (in excess of $220 million). The AVP collaborates with academic department heads and administrative units to plan immediate and/or future academic facility requirements. Directs and correlates allocated resources with department objectives to assure maximum efficiency and effectiveness. Provide guidance and decisions involving unit objectives. Conduct statistical analysis and other general support for the Vice President of Business and Finance in the development of campus facilities and special initiatives. Responsible for facilities operations, building maintenance, utilities and energy management, custodial services, special event support, grounds maintenance and warehouse operation.
Education: Bachelor’s degree in business administration, construction management, or similar field, or equivalent combination of education and/or experience in the facilities management field, required.
Experience: Seven (7) years of progressively responsible professional and administrative experience involving facilities management, required.
Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
• Understanding of Public Contract Law, green building and sustainable operations.
• Knowledge of building codes and regulations.
• Thorough knowledge of the methods, practice and procedures of facilities planning, central office perspective administrative policies, capital outlay and funding policies and practice as related to educational or public institutions.
• Ability to plan, coordinate, and direct the work of subordinate staff engaged in various professional, technical, and clerical functions.
Preferred Quals
• Ability to read blueprints, analyze budgets.
• Experience with CSU Capital policies and procedures.
• Thorough knowledge of the methods, practices and procedures of facilities planning, construction, and design.
• Ability to prepare cost estimates; analyze architectural plans; monitor the work of architects, engineers and other project personnel; and develop and utilize automated information for space utilization and remodeling.
• Ability to establish and maintain productive working relationships and to communicate effectively with diverse constituencies within the campus, the Chancellor's Office, and with contractors and consultants.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. As a member of the 23-campus California State University system, we offer an extremely competitive benefits package that includes, but is not limited to, outstanding vacation, health, dental, and vision plans; a fee waiver education program; membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (PERS); 14 paid holidays a year; and 24 vacation days per year.
To be considered, qualified candidates must submit a completed Stanislaus State online employment application, cover letter, and resumé. Applications are accepted electronically only. To apply online, please go to:

Director of Facilities Operations
Siena College

The Siena College Office of Facilities Management is accepting applications for a Director of Facilities Operations. The Director of Facilities Operations will be responsible for the management and supervision of a college-wide maintenance, repair and preventive maintenance program for facility equipment and components, to include all mechanical, electrical and structural systems, vehicles and any other equipment/components associated with the physical plant of the College. Over time, responsibilities may extend into management of the facilities services workforce including grounds and custodial units.

 Responsibilities include, but are not limited to

  • Coordinate the establishment of shop work and project priorities based on schedules, emergency repair requests and requested completion dates. 
  • Responsible for maintaining continuous operations of all facilities and utility systems on the campus. 
  • Provide supervision for multi-shop projects and acts as a project manager for assigned in-house and contracted projects. 
  • Responsible for the supervision of all shop supervisors and personnel assigned to the Operations area and for coordinating daily operations and project work with our Custodial and Grounds crews.
  • Perform in-house project designs including concepts, design development and construction documents for select mechanical and electrical projects. 
  • Oversee and manage the campus-wide energy management program and supervise use and operational enhancements of our building management systems. 
  • Manage all operations and services that support our campus fire safety program including our annual NYOFPC inspections. 
  • Manage all service contracts for facilities operations and select campus services. 
  • Assist AVP and College Architect to coordinate campus projects with the Town of Colonie, our neighbors and our local utility companies.
  • Provide technical assistance and document reviews on all capital projects including master plan sponsored projects. 
  • Oversee all campus inspection programs and provide technical support to our insurance carriers, our consultants, our Public Safety office, our dining services contractor, our campus customers and our in-house staff.  
  • Generate and manage energy saving projects and participate in campus sustainability initiatives managed by other portfolios.
  • Responsible for operations of the facilities work reception function, management of our CMMS and oversight of other department technology applications.
  • Respond as appropriate to campus facilities emergencies and be on call.


  • A minimum of a bachelor's degree with a preferred concentration in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or a related field.
  • A Professional Engineer's license and ten (10) years of experience, or a minimum of fifteen (15) years of experience in progressively more responsible technical and management roles in a facilities management organization(s).  Previous preferred technical experience is to include descriptions of hands-on experience designing, repairing and installing MEP infrastructure including electrical distribution, HVAC systems, building management systems, fire alarms/security systems, underground utilities and energy conservation programs.  Management experience is to include personnel and budget management, trade shop supervision, proficiency working with an organization's management team and experience managing consultants' work and capital construction projects.
  • Other requirements include knowledge and understanding of NY building codes and hands-on experience with construction practices and maintenance programs. 
  • The candidate must be capable of developing plans and specs for facilities projects and ideally, would have extensive knowledge and experience in the field of energy management.
  • Candidates must possess a valid driver's license and insurability at the time of appointment and must maintain such license and insurability throughout the tenure of employment.
  • A background screening will be required.

Siena College offers competitive compensation and benefits, including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, a retirement plan and tuition benefits.

Siena College is a Franciscan and Catholic institution and expects members of its community to be knowledgeable about its mission and to make a positive contribution to that mission.

Siena College is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Review of applications will begin immediately.  Please submit cover letter, resume, and contact information for 3 references to


Vice President for Sustainability, Facilities, and Safety
Georgia Institute of Technology

Vice President for Sustainability, Facilities, and Safety

Georgia Institute of Technology

Atlanta, GA

The Georgia Institute of Technology, also known as Georgia Tech, a top-ranked public institution and one of the leading research universities in the United States, seeks an accomplished and innovative leader to serve as its inaugural Vice President for Sustainability, Facilities, and Safety.  The Vice President will lead the Office of Sustainability, Facilities & Safety (SFS), a newly-established unit that brings the facilities, sustainability, police and emergency preparedness functions together under a common reporting structure with a shared vision.

The purpose of SFS is to help Georgia Tech become a world leader and innovator in utilizing sustainable practices to develop healthy, safe learning/working spaces of the future and to plan, construct, and operate the infrastructure and facilities that comprise the physical campus.  The inaugural role of the Vice President for SFS presents an opportunity to bridge the academic and research functions with facilities and safety to augment and leverage campus sustainability for the campus.  It is launched at an exciting time, as Georgia Tech undergoes a comprehensive strategic planning process under new leadership. 

Founded in 1885, Georgia Tech is one of the leading research universities in the country.  Currently ranked 4th among Most Innovative Schools and 8th among Top Public Schools by US News and World Report, the Institute provides a technologically focused education to nearly 40,000 undergraduate and graduate students in fields ranging from engineering, computing and sciences, to business, design, and liberal arts.  Georgia Tech is also one of the nation’s largest industrial and engineering research agencies.  The Institute’s beautiful 400-acre, tree-lined campus is located in the heart of Atlanta, Georgia.

Reporting to the Executive Vice President for Administration and Finance (A & F),  the Vice President for SFS collaborates with the institution’s academic and research leadership to exercise leadership in the management of the campus’s physical environment.  The Vice President has responsibility for overseeing design and construction; the operation,  maintenance, and upkeep of campus facilities and grounds; public safety and emergency management; environmental health and safety; and sustainability.  The VP for SFS will be responsible for developing and managing a department with  an annual operating budget of $32 million and approximately 700 employees.

The Vice President (VP SFS) will bring a broad vision of sustainability that integrates facilities, safety and well-being, while considering the campus and societal implications of building and space.  The successful candidate will have significant leadership and business management experience, excellent written and spoken communication skills, strategic planning knowledge, experience with program administration and budgeting, and the ability to foster key relationships.  A commitment to diversity and inclusion is a priority.  Demonstrated background in developing a sustainability program that is inclusive of people, physical spaces, and resources is required. 

In leading Georgia Tech’s newly configured department of Sustainability, Facilities and Safety, the inaugural Vice President for SFS will address a set of key opportunities and challenges. These include exercising leadership and bringing vision, direction, and a strategic view to the Office for Sustainability, Facilities, and Safety; creating a safe and secure environment for the campus community; leading campus construction efforts and ensuring that facilities operations are both cost-effective and high quality; developing the campus’ sustainability strategy; fostering a collaborative and inclusive culture within SFS;  integrating the diverse departments within SFS under one cohesive unit while building the team; and providing effective fiduciary stewardship of Institute resources.

Georgia Tech has retained Isaacson, Miller, a national executive search firm, to assist in this recruitment. All applications, inquiries, and nominations should be directed, in confidence, to:

Dan Rodas, Partner

Gregg Glover, Senior Associate

Isaacson, Miller

Georgia Tech is an equal education/employment opportunity institution dedicated to building a diverse community. As part of our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, we strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. We strive to be and promote a family-friendly environment and recognize that supporting this culture, at times, includes assisting dual-career couples with employment needs.


Executive Director of Facilities Engineering and Operations
West Chester University of Pennsylvania

Join a vibrant campus community whose excellence is reflected in its diversity and student success. West Chester University of Pennsylvania’s Division of Facilities invites applications for the position of Executive Director of Facilities Engineering and Operations.

Reporting to the Associate Vice President of facilities, the Facilities Division designs, constructs and maintains a dynamic, safe, and sustainable campus to continually advance its nationally benchmarked living and learning community. This position is on the forefront of advancing the university’s strategic goals and ensures that all campus buildings and utilities systems are well maintained to the highest standards. This position directs the maintenance, operation, and repair of at least 100 buildings, structures and infrastructures of utility systems, inclusive of electrical, geo-exchange, water, storm and sewer drainage.

This position is responsible for effective resource allocations including at least 50 unionized employees, $2.0M operating budget, advanced building automation systems and equipment. This position is also responsible for the University's $6M utility budget, incorporating strict energy conservation strategies and related forward-thinking projects. This position has the full responsibility for developing, coordinating, implementing and directing programs of continuous improvement ensuring effective and efficient operations for each building and systems throughout the campuses. The Executive Director of Facilities Engineering and Operations will review and evaluate existing programs, processes and procedures to lead customer service improvements for the department.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Providing comprehensive leadership to a large facilities staff responsible for campus buildings, centers, and utility usage sustainability.  Resource allocation will be reported regularly to the AVP.
  • Providing expert technical solutions and direction for complex systems and projects
  • Ensuring work force is technically proficient and motivated to provide high-quality service to the campus in a safe and code compliant manner.  Ensure the recruitment and retention of highly qualified staff while promoting diversity.
  • Complying with all local and state municipal licensing, inspection and code requirements, scheduling inspections with the AHJ as required.
  • Coordinating and providing support and expertise to the Project Management Office for a routine schedule of 120 projects while keeping the campus community informed.
  • Managing and coordinating contracted efforts to complement the in-house project work force. Union negotiations for contracted efforts must be coordinated with Employee & Labor Relations.
  • Operating effectively within an environment of inclusion and diversity of staff, the institution and the community, responsible for all budget, personnel and maintenance planning, including comprehensive per-building maintenance plans. Facility condition assessment plans will be driven by this position deriving details of building maintenance requirements.
  • Resolving customer concerns, issues and problems. Act as liaison with campus units to ensure all customers are given periodic work status update reports with an opportunity to provide feedback on level of provided service which will be used for training for continuing to improve efforts and overall customer satisfaction.
  • Developing a collaborative environment to monitor, analyze and manage the departmental budget for personnel, supplies, equipment and contractual services in conjunction with building maintenance plans. Anticipated major expenditures will be evaluated in a timely manner with the AVP.
  • Working collaboratively with the Facility Design and Construction teams.
  • Administering personnel programs and managing personnel/professional development and evaluation programs to ensure growth and advancement opportunity.
  • Analyzing problems and developing solutions while facing competing priorities for funding and scheduling. Evaluate programs, plans, processes and procedures to ensure desired goals are accomplished within the strategic plan model. Develop and implement changes as warranted.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in mechanical, electrical or architectural engineering is required.
  • Ten years of operational experience supervising a large multifaceted building maintenance operation with a staff of 50 or more unionized technician team members.
  • Proven experience with CMMS and BAS tools.
  • Knowledge of accepted facilities management practices, procedures and applicable codes.
  • Proficient in project management, estimation, scheduling and relationships with AHJ.

Preferred Qualifications

  • PMP or PgMP certified or equivalent experience.
  • Professional registration and/or advanced graduate degree(s) desirable.

Special Instructions

Salary to commensurate based on qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits package including tuition fee waiver for self and dependents.

Candidates should apply online at

Electronic application allows for cover letter and resume (required).

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. References with contact information will be required prior to interview. Applicants must successfully complete interview process to be considered as a finalist.

Developing and sustaining a diverse faculty and staff advances WCU’s educational mission and strategic Plan for Excellence. West Chester University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

All offers of employment are subject to and contingent upon satisfactory completion of all pre-employment background checks.


Journey-Level Locksmith
Portland State University

Are you interested in a permanent, full time, SEIU union-represented locksmith position within an innovative team-oriented environment in downtown Portland? Are you seeking a stable position with a comprehensive benefits package that includes 37 days of paid time off each year, 95% employer-funded premium healthcare, 100% employer-funded retirement plan, and 70% off of tuition for you, dependent children, and your spouse or domestic partner? Then look no further!
The Facilities and Property Management department (FPM) at Portland State University (PSU) is seeking a journey-level Locksmith dedicated to bettering the safety and security at PSU. This position assists in the management of key control systems across campus and implements new and revised systems. General responsibilities include installing locks, cutting keys, making repairs to door hardware and providing project support. In addition, the Locksmith also evaluates and executes requests for keys and maintenance repair work orders which includes entering accurate records of work performed into FPM’s computerized maintenance management database.
PSU’s Locksmiths frequently interact with campus stakeholders and make recommendations to departments regarding key control system development and implementation as well as assisting with key audits.
FPM comprises approximately 80 full time and 60 student employees who work together to maintain over 5 million square feet in downtown Portland, and the lockshop team is a key element in the department. FPM is pleased to serve all members of the PSU community, and takes a tremendous amount of pride in providing a superior and vibrant learning environment. FPM is recognized as an exceptionally talented team built from a diverse group of individuals who are passionate about providing the highest levels of quality craftsmanship, customer service and teamwork through sustainable practices and who take pride in supporting the mission of the University. All facilities maintenance personnel are considered essential personnel and may be required to respond to campus emergencies.
The starting hourly salary rate for this position is between $21.46 to $23.54. The starting salary may be negotiable above this range, however it will be dependent upon the knowledge, experience, skills and abilities of the chosen candidate, the budget of the hiring department, and approval from HR. PSU’s excellent benefits package includes 95% premium paid healthcare; a generous retirement and vacation package; and reduced tuition rates for employee, spouse or dependent at any of the Oregon Public Universities
Relocation reimbursement may be available.
If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, please visit PSU's careers website to learn more and submit your application


Plumbing Shop Supervisor
The University of Arizona

Facilities Management Plumbing Shop is looking for a Plumbing Shop Supervisor to join our team. The Plumbing Shop in Facilities Management is an award winning team that provides a wide variety of plumbing services to the University of Arizona campus. We are interested in a qualified leader who is passionate about the plumbing trade and leading and building a great team. Leaders in Facilities Management Maintenance Services are highly skilled in their trade, possess good people skills and are interested in mentoring their staff. We are looking for a Plumbing Shop Supervisor to provide oversight and leadership to the plumbing shop by training and developing, planning scheduling, assigning and monitoring the work of assigned staff and who is interested in helping to build a world class organization.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

Minuimum Qualifications:

  • Journey worker Certification
  • Minimum of 3 years of related work experience or equivalent combination of education and work experience required. 
  • Generally requires a Bachelor's degree.

Pay rate is an annual salary up to $65,000

All applicants must apply here:


Senior Manager, Environmental Services
Robert Morris University

Senior Manager Environmental Services
Are you a leader of people with at least ten years of experience in custodial
operations on a campus setting? Robert Morris University is hiring a Senior Manager
of Environmental Services to administer and direct programs that ensure that all
University facilities are clean, safe, and well maintained. Our ideal candidate has
experience with equipment, relationships, and management. The Senior Manager
establishes priorities for cleaning services and operations, plans for and responds to
weather events and campus events, and responds to emergency situations. This
person will be responsible for over 20 employees, ensuring that custodial services
meet established standards and have the responsibility of developing constructive
relationships with clients, coworkers, supervisors, and peers and promotes a team
mentality within Environmental Services to develop, support, and implement the goals
and objectives of Facilities Management. This is a full time position requiring
availability after typical business hours at times. Applicants should apply directly at

Macalester College Operating Engineer
Macalester College


Macalester College seeks to hire an Operating Engineer to work in its Facilities Services Department during the academic year. This position will be responsible for monitoring, maintenance, and operation of the central heating plant high-pressure boiler system and central chillers during the academic year, September thru May.


As the Operating Engineer, you will be part of a team that makes up a 3 shift around-the-clock operation monitoring and maintaining our high-pressure boilers during the heating season.  This position is a 3rd shift position (11pm-7am) On a rotating day pattern, 7-on, 4-off, 6-on, 2-off, 7-on, 2-off. During times that the boilers are not operating, other maintenance duties will be assigned.

  • Testing, monitoring, maintenance, repair, and operation of high-pressure boilers and related equipment.
  • Monitor boiler water quality and administer chemical treatment as indicated through testing.
  • Monitor building automation systems to ensure proper temperature control and alarm response to campus buildings and equipment.
  • Follows accepted process for adjustments to boiler plant equipment. Project schedule awareness, knowledge of and adherence to accepted best practices
  • Perform preventive/predictive maintenance as directed.
  • May perform testing, troubleshooting, repair, and maintenance of equipment and systems related to heating, ventilating, air conditioning, refrigeration, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing issues in campus buildings.
  • This position will be part of the maintenance on-call rotation list
  • Provide Central Plant support for special events on campus, which may include weekends and/or holidays.
  • Follow safe work practices and all environmental, health and safety policies and procedures
  • Engaging in and promoting Macalester’s culture of diversity and inclusion, encompassing individuals of any heritage, identity, status or orientation.


  • Minnesota First Class B Boiler Operator's license
  • Possesses exceptional knowledge of high-pressure steam boiler operation, principles, applications, techniques, procedures and dangers of such systems.
  • Must possess knowledge and skills in electricity, HVAC, and plumbing in sufficient depth to perform testing, maintenance, and repair of systems.
  • Significant work experience with building energy management computer systems
  • Demonstrated commitment to equity, inclusion, and diversity.  

Application Guidelines

For consideration, please submit your cover letter and resume as one PDF through the Macalester Employment Opportunities website. All inquiries about this position should be directed to:


Ashley Ellingson

Talent Acquisition Manager


Macalester College strongly encourages people of color, individuals with disabilities, women and LGBTQIA+ individuals to apply.