Director, Facilities Development and Management

Tempe, Arizona

Posted: 8/8/19
Deadline: 8/23/19
Salary: To be determined
Reference Number: 54209BR

About This Organization

Arizona State University

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 80,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation’s fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

Job Duties

Director, Facilities Development and Management
Arizona State University
Facilities Development and Management
Campus: Tempe

Job Description:
Facilities Development and Management (FDM) seeks a Director to plan, organize and direct the FDM areas of University Facilities Records Management, the GIS and BIM implementations, CAD, Space Utilization, Asset Management, and the Blue Stake Program. This position reports to the Associate Vice President, Facilities Development and Management. Candidates should have a strong balance of leadership, emotional intelligence and management prowess in addition to technical expertise.

As the Director, the successful candidate will:
• Supervise directly and through subordinate supervisors all department staff through implementation of critical leadership strategies.
• Work collaboratively with FDM leaders, university officials, and/or staff to make determinations for budget development, strategic planning, data requests, and management analysis and accountability reports.
• Direct and control the activities of asset data management, reporting, security, maintenance and utilization.
• Implement initiatives and oversee the operation, administration, and maintenance of the facilities databases, GIS/BIM, inventory, data warehouses, security and report generation.
• Establish and report Key Performance Indicators and other metrics and develop and assist with the development of long-term and short-term goals.
• Prepare complex reports, documents, and correspondence.
• Liaison with the University Technology Office (UTO), Business and Finance IT Services (BFIT), the University Planning Office, the University Real Estate Office, external vendors and agencies and other stake holders regarding project planning, development, and execution.

Salary Range:
To be determined

Close Date:

Essential Duties:
Provide day to day leadership and ensure accountability of operational teams by effectively managing, mentoring, supervising, and evaluating department staff.

Collaborate with the Office of the University Architect, Capital Programs Management Group and Facilities Management to develop management reports and provide facility asset data, analyses and projections. Optimize asset control and inventory management processes to track accountability, identification, location, maintenance, contract, and life cycle status and costs.

Direct the operation of a centralized repository of facilities data and reporting services. Maintain, update and enhance capital asset data to improve reporting and management capabilities. Research issues and problems, implement corrective measures to ensure consistency and compatibility with related financial/enterprise systems and/or databases. Direct and control the activities related to data planning and development and the establishment of policies and procedures pertaining to data management, data security, data maintenance, and data utilization. Liaison with UTO and BFIT staff regarding ongoing operations, applications and existing resources.

Oversee the management of Geographical Information System (GIS) data at the enterprise level and Building Information Modeling (BIM) data to provide facility information as a reliable basis for decisions during a building’s lifecycle.

Develop, integrate, and support information systems, programs, databases, and applications. Advise management on information systems concepts, functional capabilities, structure, standards and utilization. Work with clients to understand and define needs, develop and recommend solutions, and plan for implementation and integration of solutions into the current business processes, databases, and systems. Ensure compliance with all software licenses agreements and software usage.

Interface with users, consultants, technical teams and vendors for maximum guidance in determining the most appropriate selection, installation and configuration of technologies. Monitor performance of systems and applications and recommend methods for improving efficiency. Evaluate and implement solutions to complex problems using the appropriate application access and tools.

Ability to communicate verbally, read, write, see and hear to perform the essential functions of the job.

Required Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in a field appropriate to the area of assignment AND eight (8) years of related administrative experience, which includes five (5) years of supervisory experience; OR, Twelve (12) years of related administrative experience, which includes five (5) years of supervisory experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

Desired Qualifications:
Experience in:
• providing leadership
• working in and leading highly collaborative environments with a variety of stakeholders
• developing and maintaining effective and cooperative working relationships both within and across organizational areas
• developing, preparing and managing ad hoc, canned and enterprise reports that include financial analyses, projections, KPI’s and metrics
• database administration
• software integration solutions, e.g. software capability (in-house and third-party)
• Geographical Information System at the enterprise level
• BIM technology
• spatial resources and utilization
• utility and infrastructure mapping and locating
• using asset management tools to track assets and analyze data

Demonstrated knowledge of:
• management and supervisory principles and practices

Evidence of:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Geographical Information Systems, Information Technology, Asset Management or related field

Working Environment:
May work around standard office conditions requiring repetitive use of a keyboard and other computer peripherals at a workstation. May work in all outdoor weather conditions or extreme temperatures. May work near electrical and moving mechanical hazards, biohazards, toxic or caustic chemicals, and/or chemical fumes or airborne particles while wearing the appropriate personal protective equipment and escorted by properly trained environmental health and safety personnel. Use of manual dexterity. Climb stairs and ladders. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be occasionally exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather). Drive University vehicles and/or carts.

DAYS AND SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm

Department Statement:
Facilities Development and Management measures performance expectations and seek candidates who are aware of, participate in, and encourage team support of Arizona State University’s sustainability programs. The University has made an institutional commitment to lead by example through the sustainable operations of its campuses. By demonstrating exemplary practices and sharing solutions, ASU stimulates changes in individual, institutional, and corporate behaviors to create a more sustainable world.

ASU offers tuition waiver (to include yourself, spouse and dependents), paid vacation and holidays, excellent benefit package, employee training and development opportunities, and an employee assistance program.

Facilities Development and Management at ASU requires current eligibility to legally work in the United States. Facilities Development and Management will not be a sponsor for this position.

This position is located at the University Services Building, 1551 S. Rural Road, Tempe, AZ (on Rural Road south of Apache Blvd).

Must possess a valid Arizona driver’s license (minimum of Class D) upon employment and maintain throughout employment. Post-offer of employment, selected candidate must possess an acceptable driving record which is 5 or fewer points in the most recent 39 month period from date of hire.

This position is considered safety/security sensitive and will include a fingerprint check. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of all background, including fingerprint checks.

ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details visit

AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

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ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.

Background Check Statement:
ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.

Fingerprint Check Statement:
This position is considered safety/security sensitive and will include a fingerprint check. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the fingerprint check.

Instructions to Apply:
Application deadline is 3:00pm Arizona time on the day indicated.

Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.

Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.

Work reference history information for 3 current and/or former supervisors will be requested at time of interview.

Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.


To be determined

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