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Associate Vice-President Facilities Management
Rochester Institute of Technology

Job Summary

Reporting to the Senior Vice President for Finance and Administration, the Associate Vice President of Facilities Management provides strategic leadership for the development, advancement, and operations of the campus facilities. In this capacity, the Associate Vice President of Facilities Management will interact with various divisions and colleges, Vice Presidents, Deans, Senior Administration, Trustees, contractors, and other internal/external stakeholders.

Job Responsibilities

Major Responsibilities

  • Oversee the full range of departmental activities and services and lead the facilities senior management team in fulfilment of the department's objectives. Functions include: facilities planning, management of architectural and design services, operations and mechanical maintenance, construction management, custodial services, grounds maintenance, parking and transportation services, shipping and receiving, print and postal services, and facilities maintenance.
  • Work in close partnership with the Senior Vice President for Finance and Administration to align business, administrative and financial management strategies across operational units.
  • Participate and assist in the oversight of the RIT Campus Plan 2022, the long- term campus facility plan for a physical campus that supports and furthers the strategic plans of RIT.
  • Facilitate continuous long-term strategic planning to ensure that campus meets the evolving needs of the institution and remains fully aligned with the strategic direction of the University. Demonstrate commitment to resource stewardship from both an economic and sustainability perspective.
  • Foster effective communication and collaboration within the facilities organization and support high quality, innovative programs to attract, develop, motivate, engage, and retain a diverse workforce.
  • Develop and maintain a positive relationship with the University community, trustees, senior leadership, state and local government agencies, and other internal/external stakeholders.
  • Oversee the analysis, development, implementation, and monitoring of all facilities budgets and financial resources, including operations, maintenance, and capital project budgets, ensuring that the department is delivering services in the most cost-effective way.
  • Lead and manage organizational change in order to accomplish ambitious objectives while enhancing departmental performance, and building productive relationships and credibility across campus.
  • Leverage technology, knowledge, and process management to continually increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the facilities organization.
  • Promote a safe and healthy work environment by enforcing and implementing safety regulations and applicable standards, processes, and programs. Identify and mitigate potential risks to the organization's facilities and infrastructure.
  • Participate on numerous University committees and actively communicate facility initiatives to campus.
  • Provides feedback to the Department of Procurement Services on potential bidders for university facility related services and post work performance assessments.  
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in facility management, architecture, building construction, construction management, engineering, business administration, or related field.
  • A demonstrated history of progressively responsible experience (7+ years) in the oversight of design services, construction activity, and facility maintenance services at a complex organization or corporation.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Ability to think strategically with broad institutional perspective.
  • Creative team builder who will work effectively and collaboratively with a diverse group of faculty, staff, students, and external stakeholders and possess the ability to engage with the local community and foster positive relationships.
  • In-depth knowledge of facilities management principles, construction and renovation processes, best practices, regulations, and industry standards.
  • Demonstrated success leading a large team with diverse job responsibilities and backgrounds.
  • Ability to respond effectively to emergencies and crisis situations affecting campus facilities and understanding of risk assessment and management to ensure the safety and security of the campus.
  • Awareness of applicable facilities related laws and regulations
  • Ability to develop and implement strategic and tactical plans, objectives, and complex budgets.
  • Effective and transparent communicator with excellent written and oral communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in higher education setting.

How To Apply

In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it at: Associate Vice-President Facilities Management | Rochester Institute of Technology (

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Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs
Virginia Tech

Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Blacksburg, VA

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) seeks a seasoned, collaborative, and innovative leader to serve as the Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs (AVP), to oversee university dining and student affairs facilities and housing operations. This AVP is also responsible, through student affairs facilities, for the student centers. Reporting to the Vice President for Student Affairs, the AVP for housing, dining, and student centers, leads one of the largest teams at the institution. With two direct reports and roughly 850 salaried and wage professional staff and more than 1600 student staff between the two units, the AVP must lead with integrity, humility, and transparency.

The AVP for Student Affairs will provide exemplary leadership and vision for Tech’s self-operated Dining program, with more than seven million annual dining transactions and 120 events per year, and Facilities and Housing Operations with 3.24 million gross square feet and 48 residence halls under its purview. Additionally, this unit oversees the facilities needs for two large student centers—Squires Student Center and Johnson Student Center, and a smaller Graduate Life Center. Several exciting Student Affairs capital projects are underway that will grow each of these areas over the coming few years.

Virginia Tech is a public land grant institution, originally founded in 1872 as Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College. Tech’s 2,600-acre main campus is located in Blacksburg, Virginia, with a significant presence across the commonwealth. An R1 institution, Virginia Tech has a robust research portfolio of more than $556 million and offers 280 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, in eight colleges, to more than 38,000 students across the Commonwealth. The university fulfills its role as a land-grant institution by fostering a collaborative environment that integrates technology into all disciplines, so that the Virginia Tech community can serve as a force for positive change around the commonwealth, the country, and the world.

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Associate Vice Chancellor, Facilities Management
UC Davis

UC Davis

Associate Vice Chancellor, Facilities Management

Salary or Pay Range: $137,200 – $328,400 annually


The Associate Vice Chancellor (AVC) of Facilities Management (FM) leads mission critical physical plant functions that impact a broad range of constituencies across the campus in Davis and remote locations. Oversees valuable utilities, land resources, and physical assets. Enables world-class teaching, research, health care, animal care, veterinary care, and administration by ensuring the safe, constant, energy-efficient operations of the campus’s physical-plant. Leads a large and diverse team, manages a substantial budget, and operates units encompassing communications, quality assurance, customer experience, building maintenance, utilities, energy conservations and safety training. Accountable for administering external and internal policies. Works collaboratively with the University of California Office of the President and across the UC system. Performance can affect overall safety, operations, and reputation of the university. Develops strategic goals and objectives to achieve accountability and stewardship of university resources, including energy-efficiency and carbon-reducing initiatives. Works with a high degree of autonomy. FM is a department within the division of Finance, Operations, and Administration (FOA). The AVC of FM reports to the Vice Chancellor of FOA.


Department Description

UC Davis is the largest UC in terms of geographic area, with the campus spanning 5,300 acres and encompassing more than 1,700 buildings. Additional acreage and buildings with FM oversight are in remote areas (Tahoe, Bodega Bay, and Tulare). FM is comprised of a very large and diverse team of approximately 640 employees, including many union-represented staff. The department’s annual budget is 7-figures and comprised of numerous sources and uses. FM operates support units that advance internal and external communications, quality assurance, customer experience, safety training, and policy compliance. FM responsibilities include utilities, power-plant services, and stationary engineering; custodial services, pest control; recycling, refuse, and composting services; Arboretum and Public Garden (landscaping/grounds); skilled trade services, building maintenance, and repairs; building condition assessment and deferred maintenance and building renewal prioritization/ project management; and access control and lock shop operations.




Leads a senior team to be stewards of the university’s physical plant. Collaborates with leaders from the campus to ensure FM priorities are aligned with the university’s strategies and comply with policies. Collaborates with colleagues at the University of California, Office of the President and across the UC system, including serving on committees and participating in conferences. Leads FM’s short-and long-term goal planning, execution, and performance. Builds and maintains strong relationships and gains credibility with campus stakeholders. Serves as a member of the FOA Senior Leadership Team and collaborates closely with all FOA leaders, especially those in Design and Construction Management, Sustainability, Planning, and Safety Services. Provides managerial and operational oversight and guidance to the following units:







Through multiple direct reports, leads significant human resources who perform duties that are distributed across the UC Davis campus and at numerous outlying locations. Team includes approximately 640 non-represented and union-represented staff; union staff within FM are represented by multiple different unions. Engages teams by providing professional development, mentoring, performance management, and advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion. Stewards a complex annual operating budget of $112 million with revenue from multiple sources (core, recharge, state, grants), annual capital/deferred maintenance/energy budgets ($20 million), and annual utilities budget ($45 million). Makes decisions and choices to reach highest priorities within budget. Budget responsibility includes pursuing grants, such as from federal, state, and regional sources – especially for projects that reduce the use of carbon/fossil fuels.


Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging

At UC Davis, we’re solving life’s most urgent challenges to bring a fuller, healthier, and more resilient world within reach. We grow from every challenge we take on and we don’t just maintain - we improve. We recognize that creating an inclusive and intellectually vibrant organization means understanding and valuing both our individual differences and our common ground. The most comprehensive solutions come from the most diverse minds, and you belong here.


As you consider joining UC Davis, please explore our Principles of Community, our Clinical Strategic Plan and strategic vision for research and education, and our latest efforts to outgrow the expected. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.


To view full job description and submit an on-line application visit UC Davis Career Opportunities at

Job ID# 63927


The University of California, Davis is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

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Associate Vice President of Facilities
Arapahoe Community College

Job Summary

The Associate Vice President of Facilities provides leadership and strategic direction in the management of facilities planning, building and grounds maintenance, operations, and future development for Arapahoe Community College (ACC) facilities. The role is responsible for the comprehensive oversight of all ACC facilities. This role merges 24/7 operational expertise with forward-thinking planning to ensure ACC's facilities support its operational goals effectively. This position oversees the entire facilities management scope, with a primary focus on budget responsibilities, compliance with state building policies and guidelines, strategic planning, operational effectiveness, and safety, fostering a positive workplace culture within the facilities team. 

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s degree or equivalent in Engineering, Construction Management, or related field.
  • Minimum of eight (8) years senior-level facilities management experience, including supervisory responsibilities. 
  • Five (5) years of experience in project management involving major institutional construction and renovation projects.

 Preferred Qualifications

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification. 
  • Proven track-record successfully directing multi-campus facilities operations. 
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement strategic plans that align with organizational goals. 
  • Experience in effectively managing budgets and resources to achieve operational excellence. 
  • Strong leadership and communication skills, with the ability to engage and inspire teams across all levels of the organization. 
  • Commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion within the workplace. 
  • Familiarity with state-of-the-art facilities management technologies and best practices. 
  • Familiarity with State of Colorado’s Office of the State Architect’s administration of state funded planning, construction, energy conservation and real estate transactions. 

Reasonable Accommodation Statement 

Arapahoe Community College provides reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process and/or during the course of employment, please contact Angela Johnson, Director of Human Resources, at 303.797.5715 or

Advertised Salary Range 

Salary range for this position is $111,668 - $125,068, commensurate with education and experience. This is a full-time, FLSA-exempt position. This position has been exempted from the State Classified System.

To Apply

All applicants must submit:

  1. Resume
  2. Detailed letter of interest (cover letter) addressing the job announcement. Please include any experiences you may have embedding equity and inclusion in your work.  

At ACC, every employee is focused and responsible for student success. We promote a culture of inclusivity and innovation through individualized support, passionate employees, and a welcoming environment. Hands on experiences and personalized attention make learning come alive at ACC enabling our diverse community of students and staff to develop the knowledge and skills they need to reach their academic and career goals. Since 1965, ACC has supported a culture of achievement and has been the place of choice for people who want to Move Mountains.

ACC seeks applicants who understand and have first-hand experience working with diverse populations, which may include but are not limited to, historically marginalized populations such as people of color, LGBTQ+ community members, veterans, first generation graduates, and people with disabilities.

ACC Equity Statement

We welcome and value the identities and experiences of our students, staff, faculty, and surrounding communities. We seek to engage and support historically marginalized groups whom higher education has traditionally failed to serve. We work to foster an equitable and inclusive learning and work environment that supports our students and employees through professional development, programming, reflection, and transformational change of ACC practices, procedures, services, and teaching. We collectively commit to holding ourselves accountable to our equity goals through assessing these efforts with multiple strategies that include voices of those impacted by this work. 



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Director of Design and Construction
Florida Atlantic University

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Position Summary:

Florida Atlantic University is seeking a Director of Design and Construction - Boca Raton, FL.

Summary of Responsibilities:

  • Manages, directs, and coordinates the operations of the Design and Construction department with oversight for all capital construction, renovations, and minor projects at all FAU campuses.
  • Ensure assigned resources meet with departments requesting construction/renovation services and appropriately advise on design requirements, compliance, budgets, and schedules.
  • Collaborates and coordinates with both internal and external constituents including but not limited to designated customer department leaders, Facilities Management units, Environmental Health & Safety, Building Code Officials, external permitting agencies, Infection Prevention, and Safety Departments on the development of project schedules and overall project needs. Ensures that all customers are included in timely review of project schedules, construction document reviews throughout design, and related documents during the project’s construction.
  • Provides oversight, review, direction to department staff to ensure successful project outcomes. Empowers staff to fully perform their duties in a professional manner and in accordance with all System policies, procedures, and expectations.
  • Develops and reviews all architectural and engineering programs for the physical facilities.
  • Responsible for the creation and development of drawings and specification for all renovations and minor repairs to existing facilities.
  • Supervises the work and assignments of professional and clerical Design and Construction staff.
  • Participates in review and/or selection of professional service and construction management consultants.
  • Responsible for reviewing and approving Facilities Management documents and contracts, including but not limited to professional services/construction management contracts, Guaranteed Maximum Price proposals, professional services fee scope/proposals, etc.
  • At a minimum, provides monthly reports for all minor and major projects status.
  • Enhances professional growth and development by keeping current with related codes and standards, legislative developments, trends, and practices through participation in continuing education courses, professional organizations, seminars, and workshops, reading current literature and maintaining professional contacts within the community.
  • Ensures effective close out of all projects with appropriate documentation and filing.

FAU Benefits and Perks

If Benefits & Perks are important to you, then FAU is the place to be! Working at FAU has its perks! In addition to helping drive change and having a positive impact by supporting our students, staff, and faculty, FAU offers:

  • Excellent benefit packages including Medical (PPO/HMO $50 per month single & $180 per month family), Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending plans, Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and much more.
  • State retirement options including tax-deferred annuities and Roth 403(b) plans.
  • State employees Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program -
  • Flexible work arrangement plans -
  • Sick Leave Pool Program
  • Paid time off (eligible employees) including vacation and sick leave, 1 personal day, 9 paid holidays, and paid winter break (at President’s discretion).
  • Paid Community Engagement Volunteer Service Day - engagement-volunteer-leave4-2015.pdf
  • Employee Educational Scholarship Program (EESP) for eligible Staff/Faculty - Tuition assistance after 6 months of full-time employment. For in-unit faculty, the EESP program may be extended to spouses and dependent children (eligibility rules apply).

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Minimum Qualifications:

Master's degree from an accredited institution in an appropriate area of specialization and six years of appropriate experience; or a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in an appropriate area of specialization and eight years of appropriate experience required.


$120,000 - $130,000 per year.

Exempt Administrative, Managerial, Professional (AMP)

College or Department:

Facilities Management


Boca Raton

Work Days and Hours:

Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Some nights and weekends as needed.

Application Deadline:


Special Instructions to Applicant:

Eligible for flex scheduling at the discretion of the supervisor.


Resume Cover letter


Final candidate will be required to have official, sealed transcripts and original NACES evaluation, if applicable, sent from their educational institution to Human Resources prior to the start of employment.


Selected candidates must successfully complete and pass all employment screenings prior to the start of employment. Employment screenings may include a criminal background check (level I and level II), motor vehicle check, credit check, reference checks, alcohol, and drug screening check.


Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. 711

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Director of Physical Plant (UPDATED)
Florida Atlantic University

The Director of Physical Plant is directly responsible for the building maintenance including but not limited to HVAC, plumbing, electrical, bldg. envelope, etc.), grounds, and custodial care of approximately 3.4 million square feet of E&G and Auxiliary building space located at the Boca Raton main campus and campuses located in Jupiter, Pine Jog, Davie, Sea Tech, and downtown Ft. Lauderdale. The Director is provided an annual operating budget for the Physical Plant department and coordinates with the Facilities Management Business Office.


  • Oversee outsourced functions including custodial and landscaping. Landscaping/grounds is a hybrid model with a small internal crew to manage irrigation and small landscaping projects. Managing the contract includes ensuring the vendors are meeting contractual obligations, reviewing staffing levels and service levels, assessing quality of service delivered, providing internal staff to inspect and review grounds and custodial staff, and general contract management. There is an expectation of a very hands on approach to managing these contracts which includes the Director inspecting campuses on a regular basis.
  • Oversee the university’s maintenance unit which includes preventative maintenance, deferred maintenance, capital improvement, special projects (minor projects) and so on. Maintain this process using the FAMIS system and develop, review, and provide management data reports on all associates aspects of managing university maintenance. This includes performance reports, work order volume, and the like. Oversee the maintenance staff and provide the staff with sufficient supervision, safety training, staff development, and the like. Work with external employment agencies to ensure sufficient staffing levels for managing maintenance on all applicable campuses. Seek ways to improve efficiency while reducing costs. Work with external vendors where necessary to complete projects/work orders.
  • Work closely with FAU’s Procurement department for annual maintenance contracts to ensure compliance with FAU and State of Florida purchasing requirements. This includes developing ITN’s when formal bids are required and working with Procurement to manage the process.
  • Participate in the planning process for capital projects to ensure maintainability of buildings and landscape. Be involved through the entire process of a capital project to ensure that selections are consistent with existing materials and work closely to be involved in a building hand off so that the PP team is ready to manage the new facility from a maintenance standpoint. This includes coordinating with the Director of Engineering and Utilities and the Director of Design and Construction. Coordinate work planning efforts with other directors and the AVP for Facilities Management to ensure alignment, consistent prioritization of projects and appropriate allocation of resources across the department.
  • Work closely with Risk Management to ensure areas determined safety issues are corrected (i.e. trip hazard, concrete cracks, etc.). Work closely with Risk Management when claims due to failed applicable PP systems happen. This includes building plumbing failures, floods, damage due to weather events, and the like.
  • Coordinate, plan and communicate with academic and administrative units to ensure planned maintenance efforts do not conflict with instructional and research activities or Proactively inform the university leadership of any disruptions that would negatively affect the university community. Respond to afterhours corrective and emergency work orders. Coordinate with other university departments, state agencies, consultants, and contractors to mitigate impacts to classroom, laboratory, pedestrian, transit and parking programs for planned or unplanned maintenance and repair activities.

FAU Benefits and Perks
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Master's Degree from accredited institution in an appropriate area of specialization and six years relevant experience or;

Bachelor's degree from accredited institution in an appropriate area of specialization and nine years relevant experience or;

Associate's degree from accredited institution in an appropriate area of specialization and eleven years of experience in construction & maintenance and contract management.

Salary: $95,000-$105,000 per year.

Work Days/Hours:
Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., additional hours may be required outside of normal business hours.

Application Deadline:

Special Instructions to Applicant:
This recruitment has been reopened; all previous applicants are still under consideration and need not reapply.

Cover letter

Final candidate will be required to have official, sealed transcripts and original NACES evaluation, if applicable, sent from their educational institution to Human Resources prior to the start of employment.

Selected candidates must successfully complete and pass all employment screenings prior to the start of employment. Employment screenings may include a criminal background check (level I and level II), motor vehicle check, credit check, reference checks, alcohol, and drug screening check.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations may contact Human Resources at 561-297-3057. For inquiries concerning employees, job applicants or other available accommodations, please email or call the Office of Civil Rights and Title IX at (561) 297-3004.

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Associate Director, Facilities Management / Chief Engineer
Cal State University Fullerton

Associate Director, Facilities Management - Chief Engineer                 

Cal State University Fullerton


Classification: Administrator II

Hiring Range: $11,550 - $13,230 per month

Job Requisition #: 536368

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About the Position:

Capital Programs and Facilities Management (CPFM) is committed to planning, developing, and maintaining a safe, sustainable, and high-quality learning and working environment for the campus community. Facilities Management provides oversight of university resources and assets and is responsible for the development of the University’s facilities including land use planning, capital improvement, project development, construction, as well as facilities operations and maintenance including custodial services, landscape services, building trade services, mechanical and electrical, and recycling services. We seek an exceptional individual to join our Facilities Management and Administration team as the Associate Director, Facilities Management - Chief Engineer (Administrator II). The ideal candidate in this role should have a positive attitude, an active, energetic mind, and a leadership style that is characterized by highly ethical practices and a commitment to diversity, openness, flexibility, integrity, and kindness.

The Associate Director of Facilities Management - Chief Engineer reports directly to the Senior Director of Facilities Management for Capital Programs and Facilities Management (CPFM), or their designee, and is a key member of the CPFM leadership team. The Associate Director provides direction, management, and effective leadership to employees in various building and mechanical trades and energy/sustainability operations, and is responsible for maintaining the campus facilities, utility systems, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems for approximately 2.5 million square feet of building space. The Associate Director is responsible for the reporting and planning of general maintenance of facilities, preventative maintenance, deferred maintenance, and improving work processes and performance standards. The Associate Director is a partner with CPFM directors and collaborates with various departments to serve and support the campus. In this capacity, the Associate Director provides a high level of leadership, advises, and makes recommendations to the Senior Director and the Associate Vice President for CPFM, relative to Facilities Management functions, and develops positive relationships with customers and campus stakeholders. This position also works on special projects as assigned by the Senior Director or Associate Vice President that vary in scope and may have either divisional or campus-wide impact and works in a team to develop and implement CPFM strategic goals and initiatives. Other duties as assigned.

Essential Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year institution of higher education in the sciences, engineering, business, construction, or fields related to the responsibilities of the position, or equal, and a minimum of five years of experience in Facilities Management. Possession of excellent written and verbal communication skills. Successful experience managing a full-service maintenance operation. Successful experience delivering presentations to varying groups. Successful experience communicating with a wide variety of individuals at various levels in an organization. Possession of excellent customer service and interpersonal skills to create positive working relationships. Ability to work collaboratively with a wide range of people to achieve organizational objectives. Ability to perform well under the pressure of deadlines, conflicts, and competing priorities. Proficiency in using computer programs common to the position, including Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook, as well as the ability to learn and understand new software programs sufficiently to perform duties.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to complete the background check satisfactorily may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

Preferred Qualifications:

California-licensed professional engineer. At least five years of progressively responsible experience specifically in Plant Operations and/or Facilities Management, preferably in a higher education environment. Demonstrated management and technical abilities to administer the wide range of services associated with Facilities Management. Thorough knowledge of modern plant management techniques, including computerized maintenance management and business systems. Ability to administer a complex budget and manage personnel.

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CEFP preferred.

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Facilities Designer
Wheaton College

Facilities Designer (1000238)
Wheaton, IL, United States

Facilities Designer I

Job Overview:

  • The Designer coordinates the open space design, performs data and analysis on space utilization, facilities planning, and reviews and makes recommendations on improvements in support of efficient use of both indoor and outdoor college facilities initiatives.  This position will provide basic design and furniture layout services, manage physical inventory systems, and assist with maintaining records related to project close-out and standards documents, including individual building space records.
  • This position reports to the Assistant Director for Facilities- Planning and Design. This position will oversee student workers within the Planning and Design department.
  • This position will be a full time- 40 hours per week position with full benefits offered by the College. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Reviews, evaluates, and provides recommendations for facility improvements, space assignments, and proposals utilizing best practices and established policies and procedures
  • Analyzes, audits, and updates facility records to existing standards while researching emerging best practices for implementation
  • Schedules logistics and secures resources and information to identify, assign, and acquire space for institutional use
  • Reviews space requests; models test fits and facility options for massing, scale, and impact to facilities per the Campus Master Plan
  • Investigates options for potential future development based on unit facility master plans and the overall Campus Master Plan
  • Assists with interior finish and furniture selections. Maintains and assigns existing furniture from inventory for campus projects and requests. Coordinates the layouts, installation, and moves by working with in-house and outside teams.
  • Maintains space assignment records and space allocation information across campus buildings
  • Maintains signage standards for campus and support additional/new signage needs
  • Oversees the work of the department student workers including the filing of digital and hard files for projects and historical documents
  • Completes office support projects as needed

This job description is intended to represent key areas of responsibilities; specific assignments may vary from time to time, and other duties may be assigned. 


  • Bachelor’s degree required; degree in architecture, interior design, planning or a related field, preferred
  • AutoCAD and Adobe Design Suite proficiency required
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with details and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Valid driver’s license

Physical Requirements 

The employee is regularly required to sit, talk, or hear; frequently required to use repetitive hand motion, handle or feel, and to stand, walk, reach, bend or lift up to 10 pounds.

FLSA Status – Non-Exempt

As a Christ-centered community, Wheaton College faculty and staff must affirm the College’s Statement of Faith as expressing their own theological convictions and agree to live by the moral standards in Wheaton’s Community Covenant, modeling these commitments for the Christian formation of our students.  Wheaton College faculty and staff also support the Christ-Centered Diversity Commitment which highlights our desire to treat all individuals as equal image-bearers of Jesus Christ through diversity, inclusion, justice and unity.

Updated October, 2023 

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Project Development and Cost Manager
University of Colorado Boulder

Planning, Design & Construction at the University of Colorado Boulder (CU Boulder) encourages applications for a Project Development and Cost Manager! This position manages the Planning, Design & Construction (PD&C) department's cost estimating and project scoping program. While working with Planners and Project Managers, this position will review and develop total project costs through all project phases for capital and non-capital projects. Additionally, this position reviews and provides analysis of contractor pricing for CMGC, Design-Bid-Build, and Design-Build type delivery methods and reviews third-party cost reports for projects when applicable. The successful candidate will work with Project Managers to evaluate project change orders, work with Planners to develop conceptual estimates for capital projects, and build and maintain the department's historical cost database. The role will provide department-level project intake to establish scope and project needs. This includes meeting with CUB Engineering, Project requestors/Clients, Planning and Operations staff along with EH&S, and outside consultants and vendors. The incumbent will attend the Project Request Review Committee meetings to understand and assess new projects' scope and assist managers with project assignments. The position is the point person for supervision, leadership, and mentoring of up to three reports with support from the department Manager and Director. 

This position has the ability to become hybrid after in-person training has been completed. 

What We Can Offer: 

The salary for this role is $100,000 – $124,200 annually.
The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.
What We Require: 
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in construction management, architecture, architectural engineering, construction engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, or a related degree. Substitution: equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute on a year for year basis.
  • Five years of construction project cost estimating on capital construction projects $10 million and greater.

Special Instructions:

Please apply by March 10, 2024 for consideration.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs at:

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.


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R_00032003 Architectural Planner
University of Texas at Austin

R_00032003 Architectural Planner

General Notes

The University of Texas at Austin is seeking to fill an Architectural Planner position within the Planning, Design and Construction Department. Reporting to the Lead Planner, the planner will provide expertise in campus planning in order to lead and/or support master, program, and project planning efforts.

You’ll be working for a university that is internationally recognized for our academic programs and research. Your work will make a difference in the lives of students, staff, and faculty, thereby enhancing the student experience. If you’re the type of person that wants to know your work has meaning and impact, you’ll like working in our department and for UT Austin.

UT Austin provides an outstanding benefits package. For more details, please see: and

Purpose of Position

Works with senior leadership, senior administration and master planning steering committees and other campus stakeholders to direct and manage master, program and project planning and feasibility studies by establishing project scope, schedule, budget for concurrent multiple projects.


  • Works with senior leadership, senior administration and master planning steering committees and other campus stakeholders to direct and manage master, program and project planning and feasibility studies by establishing project scope, schedule, budget for concurrent multiple projects.
  • In collaboration with other facility and / or related departments to develop academic and science research programming or space studies at CSU level, studies or programs of a particular district of campus, or create and implement a particular function. Responsible for consultant recommendations and selection.
  • Produce supportive documents for the area of expertise to ensure innovation, functional design, and the adherence to codes and standards. Resolve complex issues by developing options keeping in mind client's needs, total cost of ownership, building's usage, code and standards, and environmental impact.
  • Schedule and forecast multiple complex projects or a program of projects for maximum project execution.
  • Responsible for producing or reviewing construction and renovation estimates in support of project and planning by maintaining and utilizing data and research.
  • Secure and maintain required discipline license including any continued education criterion.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related field. Minimum two years experience as a designer or project manager to include experience managing institutional projects of various sizes large & small for a single owner, and experience in leadership roles working directly with clients. Professional license or ability to obtain within 6 months of employment. Demonstrate an understanding of basis of design. Demonstrate an understanding of codes. Proven ability to manage multiple projects at once. Strong knowledge and skills in AutoCAD and Revit applications. Demonstrated experience working independently. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Access. Must have a valid driver's license and an acceptable driving record

Relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Master's Degree or advanced degree in Engineering or related field. Five or more years experience as a designer or project manager to include experience drafting or editing technical architectural document sets. Licensed Professional Engineer. Experience with BIM, Bluebeam, Sketchup and other 3D sketch software. LEED accreditation. Knowledge of specialized standards related to construction in the area of expertise. Experience in higher education design including, but not limited to, laboratories, classrooms, student spaces, housing, food service, athletics and recreation spaces. Ability to establish and maintain professional working relationships with external clients and co-workers.

Driving Required

This job requires a class "C" operator's driver's license. The applicant selected must provide a current three year driving record from the current state of residence. If not currently a Texas resident, a Texas driver's license must be obtained within 30 days of becoming a Texas resident.

Salary Range

$88,000 + depending on qualifications

For a detailed description and to apply for this position, please visit our online job application system at:

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Senior Project Manager
University of Colorado Boulder

Planning, Design & Construction (PD&C) at the University of Colorado Boulder (CU Boulder) encourages applications for a Senior Project Manager! This position functions as a University representative to the campus community, managing and analyzing budgets and schedules, hiring and giving instructions to contractors and consultants, providing bidding and construction administration, and coordinating project activities with University departments for the timely completion of building and infrastructure projects.

This position manages large multi-million dollar design and construction projects from preconstruction through project closeout, and closely collaborates with University Planning from project planning through design. The position may also manage multiple small to large projects from project development though closeout, all together equaling several million dollars, in lieu of a single multi-million dollar project.

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

What You Should Know:

This position will operate in a hybrid work modality. 

What We Can Offer:

The salary range for this role is $92,000 - $102,000 annually. 

The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

What We Require:

  • Bachelor's degree in construction engineering, construction management, architectural engineering, architecture, or related degree and five years of construction project management experience in large multi-million institutional, commercial buildings.
  • Work experience can substitute for the degree on a year for year basis. Must have at least one year experience in planning/cost estimating work.

Special Instructions

Please apply by March 10, 2024 for consideration. 

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs at: 

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