Position Classification Title: Chief Phys Plant Facil Officer
Position Classification Code: K1022
Job Family: Grounds and Facilities
Pay Level: 16
Exempt Status: Exempt
This description is intended to describe the general nature of the work being performed. It is not intended to be a complete list of specific duties of any particular position. Duties, responsibilities and bargaining unit eligibility may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.
Purpose of Classification:
Provides leadership and direction in all aspects of administering a facilities management department including strategic planning and customer focused programs. Responsible for the construction, rehabilitation, and maintenance of physical plant facilities. Overall responsibilities typically includes new construction and remodeling, grounds and building maintenance, power plant operation and parking.
Standard Duties:
Oversees the overall operations of unit(s) reporting to this position. Establishes and implements short- and long-range organizational goals, objectives, strategic plans, policies, and operating procedures; monitors and evaluates programmatic and operational effectiveness, and changes required for improvement. Designs, establishes, and maintains organizational structure to effectively accomplish the department's function.Oversees the supervision of personnel which includes: work allocation, training, promotion and enforcement of internal procedures and controls and problem resolution; evaluates performance and makes recommendations for personnel actions; motivates employees to achieve peak productivity and performance. Directs the implementation of management development, skills training, and safety and labor relations programs; coordinates with other university entities initiatives/programs regarding affirmative action, union negotiation, and equal opportunity. Develops and manages annual budgets for the organization and performs periodic cost and productivity analyses. Recommends and participates in the development of University policies and procedures; may serve on University committees. Represents the University to various institutional divisions as well as to external entities,governmental and private. Plans, develops, and implements strategies for generating resources and/or revenues for the organization. Assists with community-related physical space/resources projects and initiatives; serves on professional association committees. Works in partnership with the Director of Planning and Space Management in the planning and construction of all new buildings,major renovation and repair of existing facilities. Advises the University administration on the funding needs to adequately maintain the physical facilities of the institution, and in the allocation of fiscal resources for various capital improvement and maintenance projects at each campus. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of equal opportunity and affirmative action programs. Knowledge of customer service standards and procedures. Knowledge of organizational structure, workflow, and operating procedures.Knowledge of financial/business analysis techniques. Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with the management of utility systems within a deregulated environment preferred.
Skill in budget preparation and fiscal management. Skill in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures. Strategic planning skills. Outstanding interpersonal and community relations skills and the ability to communicate and work effectively within a diverse community. Employee development and performance management skills.
Ability to provide technical guidance and leadership to professional personnel in area of expertise. Ability to use independent judgment and to manage and impart information to a range of clientele and/or media sources. Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments. Ability to identify and secure alternative funding/revenue sources. Ability to supervise and train employees, to include organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments. Ability to negotiate and manage contractual arrangements. Ability to participate in the planning and construction of new buildings, as well as major renovation and repair projects.
Minimum Qualifications:
   Education- Bachelor's degree in a related field.
   Experience- Ten (10) years of increasingly progressive management experience in one or more areas that report to this position.
   Equivalency- None
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