Assistant VC for Facilities – A00041

Jonesboro, Arkansas

Posted: 5/12/22
Deadline: 5/31/22
Reference Number: A00041

About This Organization

Focusing on its mission to educate leaders, enhance intellectual growth and enrich lives, Arkansas State University is the catalyst for progress in our state, the Delta and the Mid-South region.

Founded in 1909, A-State meets the challenges of continuing as a destination university for more than 14,000 students through the combination of world-class research with a long tradition of student-friendly instruction. The second largest university in Arkansas, Arkansas State is a doctoral-level national institution with more than 150 degrees areas of study, including a robust online program, and a diverse student body from across the nation and the world.

The economic and cultural engine of Northeast Arkansas, A-State’s public-private partnerships include hosting the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine which is Arkansas’ first osteopathic medical school, the creation of Mexico’s first American-style university with ASUCQ in Queretaro, and working with O’Reilly Management for the Red Wolf Convention Center and Embassy Suites.

Job Duties

Director for Custodial Services, Director of Landscape Maintenance/Motor Pool/Event Support, 3 Building Maintenance Managers, Warehouse Manager, Recycling/Solid Waste Manager, and Director of Planning, Design, and Construction. Manages complex department budgets
Interviews job applicants for management level positions and recommends employment to the Vice Chancellor
Evaluates job performance of direct reports, reviews performance evaluations of all staff and recommends personnel actions
Develops and recommends operating policies and procedures for the efficient and effective operation of all departments in Facilities Management
Meets and confers with other university staff, public agency representatives and consultants to discuss the needs of the university and the requirements of regulatory agencies
Is a member of the Vice President’s Executive Staff and attends regular meetings to provide information relative to the Departmental activities
Responsible for personal conduct that supports the Organizational Operating Strategy as well as seeing that Facility staff conduct follows the Strategy
Provides general direction for the continuing education of staff members
Provides general oversight for the execution of the University Master Plan and all design and construction projects
Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

An earned Master’s Degree with five (5) years of senior-level leadership and demonstrated expertise in various aspects of facilities operations including project management and capital construction; budget management, modeling and bench-marking

A Bachelor’s Degree with additional years of extraordinary facilities management leadership experience may be substituted

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