The Assistant Vice Chancellor for Facilities Management is the senior administrator responsible for directing the areas of capital planning and construction; maintenance, repair and renovation of the campus (infrastructure, buildings and grounds); utilities; housekeeping and waste management, energy and environmental sustainability. The incumbent works closely with deans and executive officers and the University of North Carolina System in administering the following duties and responsibilities of the position:
The position of Assistant Vice Chancellor for Facilities Management provides leadership to an organization that serves the campus through the development of new facilities and infrastructure and the maintenance and renovation of existing campus facilities. In addition to serving as a facilities consultant to the Provost, Vice Chancellors, Deans, and Department Heads, this position works with many outside agencies and is responsible for implementing legislative regulation and code changes that affect the University. This position also provides presentations and recommendations to the Chancellor and Board of Trustees regarding selection of designers and construction managers. This position reports to the Vice Chancellor for Business Affairs. Facilities Management has the following three areas that report directly to this position: 1) Planning, Design and Construction; 2); Facilities Operations; and 3) Facilities Administration.
The AVC for Facilities Management reports directly to the Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration and provides stewardship of approximately 1,726,000 square feet of teaching, learning and living space through leadership for planning, design, construction, maintenance, and operation of all University facilities, utility systems, and campus infrastructure. Facilities departments include, Housekeeping & Environmental Services, Landscaping & Grounds, Motor Pool, HVAC & Controls, Carpentry, Masonry, Preventive Maintenance, Mechanical Shop, Lock Shop, Paint Shop, Electrical Shop, Moving and Zone Maintenance, Planning Design and Construction (major capital construction), Project Management for construction projects under $500,000, Energy Management and Facilities Administrative Services, comprising a total staff of 135 employees.
The successful candidate will be an experienced leader with a demonstrated record of expertise in various aspects of facilities operations including project management and capital construction; budget management, modeling and benchmarking; and facilities management information systems with the ability to build effective teams and work through others to accomplish outcomes.
Minimum Training and Experience Requirements: Requirements include a relevant Bachelor's degree from an appropriately accredited college or university with at least 5-7 years of progressive experience in construction management, including supervisory or managerial experience. Dynamic and creative leadership, initiative, vision, and superior communication skills with a proven record of exceptional customer service and collaboration with campus leadership and other key stakeholders is vital.
Management Preference: Ten years' experience and engineering/architectural certification preferred.
This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable).
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.
New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice. Candidates claiming Veterans Preference must attach a copy of their DD-214 as a part of the online application process.
UNC Pembroke is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibits discrimination against all individuals based on their age, race, color, genetic information, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. UNC Pembroke is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.