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Associate Vice President of Facilities Planning, Design and Construction

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Work type: Management (MPP)
Location: Dominguez Hills
Categories: MPP, Administrative, At-Will, Full Time
Position Description

Associate Vice President of Facilities Planning, Design and Construction – Facilities Planning, Design, and Construction

Classification Title: Administrator IV

Salary Range:

The anticipated salary range for this position is $17,500 - $19,000 per month.

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Review of applications will begin Tuesday, November 22, 2022, and the position will remain open until filled.

About the Department/Position:

The Department of Facilities Planning, Design, and Construction (FPD&C) is responsible for long and short-term campus planning and the implementation of strategic solutions for the space needs of the university. In order to maximize space utilization, the department works with university administration and faculty to develop space programs for the campus, including new buildings and renovations.

The Associate Vice President (AVP) is responsible for providing transformational leadership and leading and directing all campus facilities' strategic planning. This position will shape, guide, direct, and lead strategically focused facilities solutions that support the mission and goals of the university. The AVP will build the formation of a best-in-class facilities planning organization, providing vision and leadership for the department including its critical financial and administrative services functions. Provides supervision to the department. 

MPP employees serve at the pleasure of the campus President.  MPPs do not serve a probationary period and never receive permanent status.

 Overview of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides leadership and long-range vision to guide the University's physical development of the campus, its master plan, capital outlay program, and space planning and management.
  • Develops project schedule, including milestone identification, as well as the logistics and impacts of construction on the University; Leads and manages the department that includes, support staff, and Project Managers.
  • Builds an organization capable of leading the development and maintenance of the campus's physical environment and its growth and change
  • Serves in large part as a client relations/owner's representative for VPs, AVPs, Deans, Directors, and Unit Heads in support of the facilities and space requirements of university-wide academic and administrative facilities
  • Provides guidance and acts as an advisor to the Vice President, Administration, and Finance on deferred maintenance and capital plans for submittal to the Chancellor's Office.
  • Oversees real estate documentation, environmental compliance, and financial planning.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's degree in engineering, architecture, construction management, or a related field, and eight-plus (8+) years of experience in planning, design, construction, and capital program management. Demonstrated experience in the methods, practices, and procedures of facilities planning, design, construction, and capital outlay and funding policies and practices as they relate to educational or public institutions including fiscal management, and budgetary preparation and control techniques

 Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Advanced knowledge of organizational management and the principles and practices of facilities planning management.
  • A high level of personal integrity, ethics, initiative, and interpersonal skills, including a commitment to transparency and service.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with administrators, faculty, staff, students, and the external community.
  • Ability to comprehend and digest large amounts of information; and flexibility to adjust to competing priorities in the work schedule.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to diversity and an ability to thrive in a diverse university community.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • An advanced degree in a related field is desirable 

To view the full position description, click “Position Description” above.

General Information:

  • Possession of a valid Driver's License is required. Employees in this position will be enrolled in the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Government Employer Pull Notice Program.
  • Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or the continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
  • The person holding this position is considered a `mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
  • This position is a "designated position" in the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position is required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission.
  • The CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption if eligible. Any candidate advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. Questions about the CSU COVID-19 Vaccination Policy may be sent to
  • The CSU system offers a competitive total compensation benefits package for employees and qualifying dependents, including medical, dental, vision, retirement, and tuition assistance. It is our goal to compensate employees equitably and fairly. You can access a full description of our benefits here.

Closing Statement

California State University, Dominguez Hills, is strongly committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce. Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the Human Resources Office at (310) 243-3771.

California State University Dominguez Hills is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.

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