Facility Executive Director - Physical Plant

Flint, Michigan


Facility Job Number:
J0014e67d
 
Primary Location:
Flint, Michigan
 
Positions:
Facility Director
 
Sector:
Commercial/Industrial
 
Required Overnight Travel:
0%
 
Shift:
First Shift
 
Job Description:
Mott Community College (Mott CC), in mid-Michigan, is widely known for its innovation and excellence, and has been recognized by the Aspen Institute's College Excellence Program as one of the country's Top 150 community colleges. This success is fostered by Mott's mission to provide high quality, accessible, and affordable educational opportunities in a multicultural community. Mott CC has an opening for an Executive Director - Physical Plant position. Purpose: The Executive Director - Physical Plant, under the general direction of the Chief Financial Officer and via the Office of Physical Plant (OPP), provides students, staff, faculty, and visitors with a clean, attractive, safe, and functional physical environment in which to study and work. The Executive Director – Physical Plant coordinates and administers department budgeting, planning, construction, operation, and maintenance activities to assure this environment. Scope: 1. Plans and directs the administrative and operational activities of OPP for budgeting, planning, procurement, development, operations, maintenance, and housekeeping responsibilities for all physical and real properties of the College. Establishes performance metrics and reporting standards. 2. Defines the goals and objectives, policies, scope, structure and resources allocations of OPP including institutional and physical planning, construction and facilities services for maintenance, custodial and grounds operations. 3. Recommends, establishes, and evaluates appropriate College standards for all phases of physical property maintenance planning, construction, procurement, delivery, operation and service, and to reduce capital and operating costs. 4. Direct implementation and use of work management and administrative systems; identify methods and resources to improve overall department operations, analysis and reporting capabilities. 5. Develops short- and long-range plans for the physical development of the College to support the growth and enrichment of enrollment, curriculum, technologies, and community presence. 6. Evaluates the character of the campuses in terms of “commodity, firmness and delight” enabling stakeholders to identify with the institution and use its facilities to further their intellectual, cultural, social, and economic goals. 7. Defines job responsibilities for OPP managers and supervisors. Develops standards for and implements ongoing skill and safety training for all OPP employees. 8. Develops the management and administrative standards and procedures to plan, budget, and deliver capital projects and operations, along with measuring and reporting on their efficiency, effectiveness, and continual improvement. 9. Directs OPP staff relationships with labor, suppliers, and contractors to deliver value to the College in the performance of scheduled project operations and customer requests. 10. Advises administration on all institutional policies and procedures related to management of physical resources of the College. 11. Develops OPP as a source of leadership and direction, such that its facilities enable the College to expand its vision and the range of opportunities available to the institution and all stakeholders. Develops the College's infrastructure to support its educational and community mission by vital, responsive, forward-thinking communications to enhance awareness of physical plant resources. 12. Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with other College departments and divisions, other educational institutions and professional organizations, the local community, and governmental entities. 13. Manages the 24 hour seven day response system; evaluates responses and implements improvements. 14. Performs all other tasks as required or assigned. Dimension: The Executive Director – Physical Plant has entire responsibility for the Office of Physical Plant. This position is responsible for strategy, planning, and operations for the College's physical plant and for fostering the most effective utilization of these resources by the institution for the benefit of students, faculty, staff, and the community. Supervisory Responsibility: Functional and administrative supervision is exercised over managerial, professional/technical, administrative and maintenance and operations staff as assigned and includes a variety of outsourced contractors necessary to carry out the College's mission. Staff includes two (2) S&M, one (1) SEIU, one (1) ProTech, and two (2) temporary employees plus thirty-four (34) M&O employees. 1. A Bachelor's degree in Facilities Management, Architecture, Planning, Project Management, Business, Public Administration or similar field. 2. Considerable knowledge of and progressively more responsible administrative and management experience including fiscal management. 3. Minimum of five (5) years of direct managerial experience. Skills and Abilities: 4. Ability to work effectively in a large, complex decentralized organization. 5. Excellent conflict resolution skills. Ability to approach situations in a consultative manner working toward improvements and solutions. 6. Direct and manage decentralized OPP supervisors and staff to achieve a high level of performance with high morale. Ability to lead a diverse team and coordinate work effort of others and teamwork. 7. Ability to work effectively with a wide variety of diverse constituencies. 8. Organize and establish priorities for OPP resources to meet multiple and potentially conflicting timelines. 9. Ability to negotiate and manage contracts. 10. Ability to make effective administrative and procedural decisions impacting OPP operations. 11. Ability to assess compliance and product or service quality of OPP operations and staff. 12. Demonstrated work history of providing high quality, strong customer-oriented services including: problem solving orientation; strong listening and communication skills; coordination of work effort with others and teamwork; history of coordinated work effort with extensive follow-through and follow-up; experience identifying customer needs; conflict resolution; ability to put customer before self; and creation of user friendly communications. 13. Strong analytical, problem solving, logic and research and documentation skills; Ability to efficiently organize and manage large amounts of information; attention to detail; well organized. 14. Ability to work successfully in a high stress environment, handling multiple tasks and projects simultaneously. Demonstrated history of on-time delivery of projects; project coordination; and anticipation of issues. Additional Preferred Qualifications: 1. Management experience in facilities management and planning, physical plant operations, master planning, risk management, capital project development, and construction management. 2. Experience as a manager of facilities in a multi-building and/or multi-campus environment similar to MCC. 3. Experience working within a unionized environment. 4. Experience in public sector as it relates to procurement policies and procedures. 5. Experience with utilization or implementation of IT systems for effective operations and delivery of services. Mott CC is located within the beautiful and thriving College/Cultural district which is home to a group of nationally-recognized cultural institutions in the fields of arts, sciences and humanities. While the Flint/Genesee County area remains at the center of the auto industry, it has developed into a college town with more than five higher learning institutions consisting of 34,000 students and numerous "top 10" degree programs. Ideally situated approximately 50 miles north of Detroit and at the crossroads of Interstate 75 north-south and Interstate 69 east-west, Mott CC is close to boating, hunting, fishing, skiing, snowboarding, golfing and many other kinds of outdoor recreational activities available within the Great Lakes state. The College does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, gender, national origin, veteran's status, age, disability unrelated to an individual's ability to perform adequately, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law. Title IX Coordinator Contact Information: 1401 E. Court St., Prahl College Center (PCC-2030G), Flint, MI 48503, (810) 762-0024. Title II, ADA, Coordinator Contact Information: 1401 E. Court St., Curtice-Mott Complex (CM-1024), Flint, MI 48503, (810) 762.0373. Section 504 Coordinator Contact Information; 1401 E. Court St., Prahl College Center (PCC-1130), Flint, MI 48503, (810) 762-0191. Apply Here: http://www.mott.jobs/ PI101621347
Facility Job Number: J0014e67d
 
Primary Location:  Flint, Michigan
 
Positions: Facility Director
 
Sector: Commercial/Industrial
 
Required Overnight Travel: 0%
 
Shift: First Shift
 
Job Description: Mott Community College (Mott CC), in mid-Michigan, is widely known for its innovation and excellence, and has been recognized by the Aspen Institute's College Excellence Program as one of the country's Top 150 community colleges. This success is fostered by Mott's mission to provide high quality, accessible, and affordable educational opportunities in a multicultural community. Mott CC has an opening for an Executive Director - Physical Plant position. Purpose: The Executive Director - Physical Plant, under the general direction of the Chief Financial Officer and via the Office of Physical Plant (OPP), provides students, staff, faculty, and visitors with a clean, attractive, safe, and functional physical environment in which to study and work. The Executive Director – Physical Plant coordinates and administers department budgeting, planning, construction, operation, and maintenance activities to assure this environment. Scope: 1. Plans and directs the administrative and operational activities of OPP for budgeting, planning, procurement, development, operations, maintenance, and housekeeping responsibilities for all physical and real properties of the College. Establishes performance metrics and reporting standards. 2. Defines the goals and objectives, policies, scope, structure and resources allocations of OPP including institutional and physical planning, construction and facilities services for maintenance, custodial and grounds operations. 3. Recommends, establishes, and evaluates appropriate College standards for all phases of physical property maintenance planning, construction, procurement, delivery, operation and service, and to reduce capital and operating costs. 4. Direct implementation and use of work management and administrative systems; identify methods and resources to improve overall department operations, analysis and reporting capabilities. 5. Develops short- and long-range plans for the physical development of the College to support the growth and enrichment of enrollment, curriculum, technologies, and community presence. 6. Evaluates the character of the campuses in terms of “commodity, firmness and delight” enabling stakeholders to identify with the institution and use its facilities to further their intellectual, cultural, social, and economic goals. 7. Defines job responsibilities for OPP managers and supervisors. Develops standards for and implements ongoing skill and safety training for all OPP employees. 8. Develops the management and administrative standards and procedures to plan, budget, and deliver capital projects and operations, along with measuring and reporting on their efficiency, effectiveness, and continual improvement. 9. Directs OPP staff relationships with labor, suppliers, and contractors to deliver value to the College in the performance of scheduled project operations and customer requests. 10. Advises administration on all institutional policies and procedures related to management of physical resources of the College. 11. Develops OPP as a source of leadership and direction, such that its facilities enable the College to expand its vision and the range of opportunities available to the institution and all stakeholders. Develops the College's infrastructure to support its educational and community mission by vital, responsive, forward-thinking communications to enhance awareness of physical plant resources. 12. Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with other College departments and divisions, other educational institutions and professional organizations, the local community, and governmental entities. 13. Manages the 24 hour seven day response system; evaluates responses and implements improvements. 14. Performs all other tasks as required or assigned. Dimension: The Executive Director – Physical Plant has entire responsibility for the Office of Physical Plant. This position is responsible for strategy, planning, and operations for the College's physical plant and for fostering the most effective utilization of these resources by the institution for the benefit of students, faculty, staff, and the community. Supervisory Responsibility: Functional and administrative supervision is exercised over managerial, professional/technical, administrative and maintenance and operations staff as assigned and includes a variety of outsourced contractors necessary to carry out the College's mission. Staff includes two (2) S&M, one (1) SEIU, one (1) ProTech, and two (2) temporary employees plus thirty-four (34) M&O employees. 1. A Bachelor's degree in Facilities Management, Architecture, Planning, Project Management, Business, Public Administration or similar field. 2. Considerable knowledge of and progressively more responsible administrative and management experience including fiscal management. 3. Minimum of five (5) years of direct managerial experience. Skills and Abilities: 4. Ability to work effectively in a large, complex decentralized organization. 5. Excellent conflict resolution skills. Ability to approach situations in a consultative manner working toward improvements and solutions. 6. Direct and manage decentralized OPP supervisors and staff to achieve a high level of performance with high morale. Ability to lead a diverse team and coordinate work effort of others and teamwork. 7. Ability to work effectively with a wide variety of diverse constituencies. 8. Organize and establish priorities for OPP resources to meet multiple and potentially conflicting timelines. 9. Ability to negotiate and manage contracts. 10. Ability to make effective administrative and procedural decisions impacting OPP operations. 11. Ability to assess compliance and product or service quality of OPP operations and staff. 12. Demonstrated work history of providing high quality, strong customer-oriented services including: problem solving orientation; strong listening and communication skills; coordination of work effort with others and teamwork; history of coordinated work effort with extensive follow-through and follow-up; experience identifying customer needs; conflict resolution; ability to put customer before self; and creation of user friendly communications. 13. Strong analytical, problem solving, logic and research and documentation skills; Ability to efficiently organize and manage large amounts of information; attention to detail; well organized. 14. Ability to work successfully in a high stress environment, handling multiple tasks and projects simultaneously. Demonstrated history of on-time delivery of projects; project coordination; and anticipation of issues. Additional Preferred Qualifications: 1. Management experience in facilities management and planning, physical plant operations, master planning, risk management, capital project development, and construction management. 2. Experience as a manager of facilities in a multi-building and/or multi-campus environment similar to MCC. 3. Experience working within a unionized environment. 4. Experience in public sector as it relates to procurement policies and procedures. 5. Experience with utilization or implementation of IT systems for effective operations and delivery of services. Mott CC is located within the beautiful and thriving College/Cultural district which is home to a group of nationally-recognized cultural institutions in the fields of arts, sciences and humanities. While the Flint/Genesee County area remains at the center of the auto industry, it has developed into a college town with more than five higher learning institutions consisting of 34,000 students and numerous "top 10" degree programs. Ideally situated approximately 50 miles north of Detroit and at the crossroads of Interstate 75 north-south and Interstate 69 east-west, Mott CC is close to boating, hunting, fishing, skiing, snowboarding, golfing and many other kinds of outdoor recreational activities available within the Great Lakes state. The College does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, gender, national origin, veteran's status, age, disability unrelated to an individual's ability to perform adequately, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law. Title IX Coordinator Contact Information: 1401 E. Court St., Prahl College Center (PCC-2030G), Flint, MI 48503, (810) 762-0024. Title II, ADA, Coordinator Contact Information: 1401 E. Court St., Curtice-Mott Complex (CM-1024), Flint, MI 48503, (810) 762.0373. Section 504 Coordinator Contact Information; 1401 E. Court St., Prahl College Center (PCC-1130), Flint, MI 48503, (810) 762-0191. Apply Here: http://www.mott.jobs/ PI101621347
 

Preferred Skills and Education


Minimum Experience Required:
Mid-Career (5-10 years)
Minimum Education Required:
Bachelors Degree
Certifications:
 
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