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Associate Vice President, Facilities Services. Operations and Trades

Posted on Jan 17, 2019 by Boston College

Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
Senior Appointments
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Associate Vice President, Facilities Services. Operations and Trades Jobs in Chestnut Hill, MA. Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,150 full-time undergraduates and 4,420 graduate and professional students. Ranked 31 among national universities, Boston College has 758 full-time and 1,096 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $956 million, and an endowment in excess of $2.2 billion.. Job Description. The Associate Vice President of Facilities Services will provide information and advice to the Vice President, Facilities Management, on all matters pertaining to personnel, fiscal management operational project status and the development of new programs within each of the areas under his/her control.. Provide leadership, mentoring, planning and execution of Facilities Services Operations including the day to day operational oversight of skilled trades, custodial services. landscaping/ snow removal operations, preventative maintenance, mail services, fleet maintenance, work order center and warehouse operations.. Responsible for developing work plans and measuring overall unit performance and goal attainment. Manage and evaluate resources and financial budgeting for all subgroups within the department.. Responsible for building a positive safety culture and ensuring overall EHS compliance issues within the Facilities Services operation.. Establish operational benchmarking, maintenance and repair schedules and appropriate tracking systems, assign work, and train unit supervisors. Ensure that all preventative maintenance assignments are completed in a timely manner including task scheduling, tracking, record filing and quality assurance.. Ensure direct and regular collaboration with Capital Planning and Construction regarding master planning and project implementation, relating to ultimate operational oversight requirements.. Develops long term strategy for positioning the organization to respond to the growing campus and evolving community needs.. Regularly inspect buildings, mechanical areas and grounds to ensure compliance with University standards and life safety requirements.. Oversee facilities condition assessments in order to establish priorities for facility repair replacement or capital renewal. Assist in the development of proposals to initiate work and capital projects, coordination and review of contract documents, and contractor compliance with University standards.. Responsible for contracting with external trades and monitoring performance, work schedules and compliance with design criteria, specifications and contract documents.. Build effective and productive relationships with representatives of other University departments and administrators at all levels.. Oversee department supervisors and encourage/facilitate participation by unit personnel in professional development programs and opportunities to increase skills, knowledge base and competencies. Be a champion for departmental safe work practices.. Perform committee work assignments as requested.. Serve on the Universities negotiating committee for collective bargaining matters and hears step 2 departmental union grievances.. Represents the capital renewal efforts and needs for prioritization within the University's long range capital planning.. Full-Time Equivalent Hiring Range: $149,100 to $186,400; salary commensurate with relevant experience.. Requirements. Reporting to the Vice President of Facilities Management, a Bachelor's Degree, preferably in Engineering or Facilities Management, or an equivalent analytics based degree OR business management and administration is required. A master's degree is preferred (work experience may be considered in lieu of master's degree.). Qualified candidates will possess a minimum of 10-12 years of demonstrated experience in positions of increasing responsibility in facilities management, property management or related field, preferably with large, complex higher educational institutions and at a senior level.. Experience with the direct oversight and management of an organization that substantially includes unionized personnel, with a keen understanding and respect for collective bargaining agreements. Experience working in a unionized workforce and managing personnel is a plus.. Working knowledge of work order management computer systems, with a demonstrated capacity to work within a variety of software platforms to manage operational needs.. Strong leadership and communications skills, both verbal and written, a must; outstanding analytical skills, decision making, team building and a customer focus are attributes critical to success in this position.. Extensive ability to translate long-term strategies into day-to-day operations, with demonstrated experience aligning resources with goals in an environment of competitive demands and resources.. Ability to build effective operational teams that emphasize teamwork, participation, partnership and collaboration through a variety of direct and indirect strategies to influence desired outcomes.. An equivalent combination of credentials and/or experience may also be considered.. *Bachelor's Degree, preferably in Engineering or Facilities Management, or an equivalent analytics based degree is required. A master's degree is preferred (work experience may be considered in lieu of master's degree.). Qualified candidates will possess a minimum of 10-12 years of demonstrated experience in positions of increasing responsibility in facilities management, property management or related field, preferably in large, complex higher educational institutions and at a senior level.. Experience with the direct oversight and management of an organization that includes unionized personnel, with a keen understanding and respect for collective bargaining agreements. Experience working with a unionized workforce and managing unionized personnel is a plus.. Working knowledge of work order management computer systems, Maximo preferred, with a demonstrated capacity to work within a variety of software platforms to manage operational needs.. Strong leadership and communication skills, both verbal and written, a must. Proven track record of accomplishments, outstanding analytical skills, decision making, team building and a customer service focus are attributes critical to success in this position.. Closing Statement. Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.. Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at Glassdoor has millions of jobs plus salary information, company reviews, and interview questions from people on the inside making it easy to find a job that's right for you.

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