Director of HDS Facilities

Colorado State University-Fort Collins  |  Fort Collins , CO

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Job Overview

Posted 3 weeks ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Director of HDS Facilities

Job Type: Facilities
Location: Fort Collins , CO
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Public, 4-year
Institution Size: < 30,000 Students
Employer ID: 28039
Application Deadline: 05/23/2019

Stated Non-Discrimination Policy

Gender Expression / Identity Sexual Orientation

Benefits

Salary Range:
$100,000 - $120,000
Housing for Position:
None provided
Benefits
Salary Range:
$100,000 - $120,000
Housing for Position:
None provided
Qualifications
Education:
Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
No Preference
Experience:

Qualifications
Education:
Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
No Preference
Experience:

Position Description

The Director of Housing & Dining Services Facilities provides strategic leadership and administrative oversight for the operation and maintenance of over 2.1+ million sq. ft. of Housing & Dining Services facilities including 15 residence halls housing over 6,400 students, 4 apartments communities with over 1,000 apartment units, 5 dining centers, a bakeshop, a warehouse/food storeroom, the Housing Services Center, the Palmer Center Administrative Offices, and the CSU Mountain Campus, with an annual operating budget of approximately $20 million.

Functional areas of responsibility include facility planning, capital construction, renovation projects, building maintenance, custodial/environmental services, warehouse/food storeroom, materials/supplies, trades staff, contractor engagement and management, utility crew, fleet vehicles, and projects crew.

This position administers capital improvement and replacement programs, renovations plans, sustainable and green maintenance and environmental services operations, deferred and preventative maintenance strategies, and energy/resource/utility consumption analyses and projections. They are responsible for supporting a positive safety culture, including regular inspections of buildings and mechanical areas to ensure compliance with University standards and life safety requirements. This position will also coordinate and integrate new construction of over 1,400 new residence hall beds and a new dining facility.

The Director sets organizational goals, assesses employee performance, provides training and professional development opportunities for staff, monitors the quality of services provided by staff and contractors, and provides guidance for continuous process improvement. They are expected to lead with a focus on excellent customer service and a student-centered approach that provides an environment that creates dynamic housing and dining experiences that enhance personal growth and global engagement.

The Director must have a strong understanding of, and commitment to diversity and the creation of an inclusive workplace and living environments. They must have an ability to build constructive relationships that are characterized by a high level of acceptance, cooperation, inclusion and respect with all levels of staff, constituencies within the department, and campus partners.

This is a high-profile position and the Director meets regularly with other HDS units and university offices including University Facilities Management, Campus planning, Environment Health Services, and Risk Management.


Job Requirements

Required Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of 7 years of progressive significant experience in oversight of facilities management including:

          -Operation and maintenance of building systems
          -Facility maintenance and upkeep
          -Construction and renovation projects

  • Significant experience in:

          -Personnel management
          -Budget management
         - Customer service
         - Resource allocation

  • Strong written communication skills

Preferred Job Qualifications:

  • Additional facilities certifications (e.g. CPE—Certified Planner Estimator,
  • Qualifications CEFP—Certified Educational Facilities Professional (APPA), General Contractor, Construction Project Manager, Project Management Professional Certification (PMI). Professional Engineer license, Certified Construction Manager (CMAA), Certified Facility Manager (IFMA), etc.)
  • Experience in higher education or large government complex residential communities, including dining centers
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise a diverse staff
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Bilingual (Spanish) communication skills
  • Experience implementing “best practices” related to building operations including the development of tactical plans to address deferred maintenance

Application Information

For full consideration, please apply by 4/21/2019, 11:59 pm (MT). This position is open until filled and late applicants may be reviewed. Interested applicants must submit a cover letter which addresses how professional experiences align with identified required and preferred qualifications of the position, a current resume, and contact information for 3 professional references. Applicants needing assistance or accommodations may contact Emily Jansen at emily.jansen@colostate.edu or (970) 491-4703. If you have any questions, please contact Emily Jansen. Applicants must apply at: http://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/65693 References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.

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