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Assistant Vice Chancellor of Facility Management

The University of North Carolina at Pembroke, in Pembroke, NC

Deadline: 5/31/19
Salary: Commensurate upon Education and Experience

About This Organization

Located in the inland region of southeastern North Carolina, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke offers both high quality education and personalized attention to its more than 7,130 students.

As a constituent institution of the 17-member University of North Carolina—one of the nation’s finest public university systems—UNC Pembroke offers 41 undergraduate programs and 17 graduate programs in the liberal arts, education, business, public administration, and nursing.

Here you will find an intimate teaching and learning environment with small classes, award-winning faculty, and extensive outreach to support student success. Students enrolled at UNC Pembroke have abundant opportunity to conduct research, exercise leadership, volunteer for community service, participate in the arts, join organizations, enjoy athletics, and much more.

Job Duties

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.

Required Qualifications

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 Preferences: Ten years’ experience and engineering/architectural certification preferred