Sierra College is seeking a full-time Plant Operations Supervisor II in Facilities. Sierra College is a Community College located near Sacramento, California where a heavy emphasis is placed on academic excellence and student success. Since its founding in 1936, Sierra College has focused on quality instruction and meeting the evolving needs of the students and communities that it serves. The Sierra Community College District covers more than 3,200 square miles and serves the Northern California foothill counties of Placer and Nevada, as well as parts of El Dorado and Sacramento. We serve over 18,000 students throughout the region in both on-ground and online courses, including students at our main Rocklin Campus as well as at three centers located in Grass Valley, Tahoe/Truckee, and Roseville.
Sierra College has a strong commitment to the achievement of equity and inclusion among its faculty, staff, and students and values the rich, diverse backgrounds that make up the campus community. A strong candidate for this position must demonstrate a profound understanding of and experience with successfully supporting individuals with varying backgrounds. This includes persons with disabilities, various gender identities and sexual orientations, as well as individuals from historically underrepresented communities and other groups. Our District is committed to providing strategies for success and proactive student-centered practices and policies focused on eliminating equity gaps to ensure the District provides an inclusive educational and employment environment focused on strategies for success and equitable outcomes for all.
As an institution, Sierra College is committed to eliminating the equity gap in all student populations with dynamic, learner-centered practices and policies that fully engage the college community. The ideal candidate will share the College’s commitment to helping its racially and socioeconomically diverse students succeed in their degree and career objectives. Currently, Sierra College enrolls 18,300 students per term: 26% of Sierra College’s students are Latinx, 3% are African-American, 2% are Filipino, 5% are Asian-American, 1% are Native American, 6% are multiracial and 57% are White. As a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), Sierra College understands that it has a great responsibility to the educational attainment and economic well-being of our students.
The successful candidate will join a College dedicated to the use of culturally responsive strategies and methods that meet the varying needs of our students, faculty, staff, and surrounding community. Sierra College demonstrates its commitment to equity by supporting ongoing professional development for students, faculty, and staff. These opportunities include trainings and workshops on equity and inclusion, SC4 (Sierra College Community, Creativity, Culture, and Collaboration Training), active Academic Senate standing committees concerned with student success and equity, a Presidential Equity Advisory Committee (PEAC), culturally responsive student engagement centers, support for our undocumented and AB540 students, campus-wide equity summits, a robust set of programs, events, and conferences related to equity-mindedness and supporting the success of our diverse students.
Under general direction of the Director-Facilities and Construction, the Plant Operations Supervisor II supervises, assigns, reviews, and participates in the work of staff responsible for the performance of a wide variety of plant operations functions for District campuses and facilities, which include custodial, grounds, energy, maintenance, and transportation. This position ensures work quality and adherence to established policies and procedures, performs the more technical and complex tasks relative to the assigned area of responsibility, and may also supervise evening plant operation functions as needed. Additionally, this position manages the planning and implementation of a wide variety of Rocklin campus facility projects ranging from small repair, renovation, and construction projects done by in-house staff to large capital projects done by architects and general contractors. The Plant Operations Supervisor II functions as the Rocklin campus building and infrastructure subject matter expert.
EXAMPLES OF FUNCTIONS AND TASKS
Representative Duties - The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices.
Plans, prioritizes, assigns, supervises, oversees, and reviews the work of staff responsible for the performance of a wide variety of plant operations functions for District campuses and facilities; responsible for ensuring that the work completed meets appropriate and applicable quality and safety standards.
Establishes schedules and methods for providing services; communicates regularly with assigned staff to ensure that performance expectations are understood; communicates regularly with supervisor to ensure a clear understanding of District priorities, goals, and expectations; identifies resource needs; reviews needs with appropriate management staff; allocates resources accordingly.
Participates in the development of Division goals and objectives (per the ePAR process) as well as policies and procedures; participates in the Program Review process for the Division; makes recommendations for changes and improvements to existing standards, policies and procedures utilizing an equity mindset; participates in the implementation of approved policies and procedures; monitors work activities to ensure compliance with established policies and procedures.
Participates in the selection of plant operations staff while ensuring equity-minded hiring practices; provides or coordinates staff training; works with employees to correct deficiencies; implements discipline procedures per the FUSE contract.
Plans and oversees the implementation of a wide range of facility repair and renovation projects on the Rocklin campus, and participates in the planning, development, review, and oversight of large capital construction projects while adhering to culturally-inclusive practices. Prepares and/or manages the preparation of project cost estimates, schedules, plans and specifications; manages the completion of assigned projects; directs the preparation of requisitions for purchase of supplies, materials and services, and reviews and approves requisition requests and invoice payments.
Participates in the preparation and administration of the department budget and assigned project budgets; monitors expenditures to ensure compliance with District technical standards.
Receives and responds to after-hours emergency calls for plant operations services; determines appropriate action to be taken and assigns staff accordingly.
Provides plant operations assistance to outlying extension sites and campuses as needed; coordinates plant operations services with appropriate management staff on site.
Attends and participates in professional group meetings; maintains awareness of new trends and developments in the field of plant operations; incorporates new developments as appropriate into programs.
Performs related duties as required.
Salary & Benefits: Supervisory salary of $88,329.87 per year with annual increases. The District offers a very competitive benefits package, which includes health & welfare as well as income protection, including retirement. Twenty-two (22) days of vacation and twelve (12) days of sick leave are provided annually. Employment conditions (salary, work days and benefits) are subject to change per Board approval.
A Sierra College application, and
A cover letter of no more than 3 pages that addresses:
The transferable experience, knowledge, skills and abilities to serve as a Plant Operations Supervisor II.
What culturally-inclusive/equity-minded practices/strategies would you incorporate into this role?
Evidence of responsiveness to and understanding of the racial, socioeconomic, academic, and cultural diversity in the workplace, including individuals with different ability statuses (e.g., physical and/or learning) as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practice in the campus community.
Candidates must submit a Sierra College Online Application available at:
If you have any questions regarding the application, please contact Brittani Kelly at email@example.com.
DEADLINE:Applications must be received by the Sierra College Human Resources Department no later than FRIDAY, JANUARY 3RD, 2020. LATE OR INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. Please note that letters of reference may be utilized during the reference checking process, but will not be provided to the hiring committee.
TRAVEL EXPENSES BORNE BY THE CANDIDATE
Other terms and conditions of employment are specified in the applicable collective bargaining agreements on file in the District Human Resources Department. Position description of record on file in the Human Resources Department.
*Sierra Community College District currently operates campuses in Rocklin, Roseville, Truckee and Grass Valley. In its management of a multi-campus environment, the District reserves right of assignment including the right to change assignment locations and shift assignments based on District need. Although this position may currently reside at the Rocklin campus, the assignment location may be subject to change as needed. Additionally, the district reserves the right to cancel, revise or re-announce this position as well as any and all positions at any time.
Sierra College is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to nondiscrimination and the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students.
SIERRA COLLEGE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT
5100 SIERRA COLLEGE BLVD
ROCKLIN, CA 95677
(916) 660-7105 / firstname.lastname@example.org
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QUALIFICATIONS - The following generally describes the knowledge and ability required to enter the job and/or be learned within a short period of time in order to successfully perform the assigned duties.
Operations, services and activities of a plant operations program.
Methods to successfully support individuals with varying backgrounds, which includes persons with disabilities, various gender identities, sexual orientation, individuals from historically underrepresented communities and other groups.
Principles and practices of project management.
Occupational hazards and standard safety practices.
Principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluation.
Basic principles and practices of budget preparation and administration.
Pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations.
Coordinate and direct plant operations programs.
Supervise, organize, and review the work of assigned staff.
Apply an equity-minded framework and ensure programs, services and processes are designed and delivered to assist with the recruitment and support the varying needs of all students and employees.
Select, train, and evaluate staff.
Manage assigned projects.
Recommend and implement goals, objectives, policies and procedures for providing plant operations services.
Understand the organization and operation of the District as necessary to assume assigned responsibilities.
Understand, interpret, and apply general and specific administrative and departmental policies and procedures as well as applicable federal, state, and local policies, laws, and regulations.
Participate in the preparation and administration of assigned budgets.
Interpret plans and specifications.
Maintain accurate records.
Prepare clear and concise reports.
Ensure adherence to safe work practices and procedures.
Respond to after-hours emergency calls for plant operations services.
Plan and organize work to meet changing priorities and deadlines.
Work cooperatively with other departments and outside agencies.
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Exercise sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff.
Interact and work effectively with a diverse population utilizing exceptional interpersonal and intercultural skills in a highly collaborative environment.
Educationand Experience Guidelines— Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by specialized training in plant operations or a related field.
Eight years of responsible plant operations experience including one year of administrative supervisory experience.
License or Certificate:
Possession of an appropriate, valid driver’s license.
Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid forklift certification.
Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid Hazardous Materials Awareness training card.
PHYSICALDEMANDSANDWORKING ENVIRONMENT: The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
Environment: Work is performed primarily in a standard office setting with travel from site to site for the coordination of facilities maintenance and custodial duties; exposure to noise, dust, fumes, inclement weather and potentially hazardous materials or chemicals.
Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting with travel from site to site; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally walk, stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to heavy amounts of weight; to operate vehicles, forklift and office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange information.
Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction; vision sufficient to read computer screens and printed documents; and to operate assigned equipment.
Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.
Internal Number: 1920-24
About Sierra Joint Community College District
Since its founding in 1936, Sierra College has focused on quality instruction and meeting the needs of the communities that it serves.With approximately 125 degree and certificate programs, Sierra College is ranked first in Northern California (Sacramento north) for transfers to 4 year Universities, offers career/technical training, and classes for upgrading job skills. Sierra graduates can be found in businesses and industries throughout the region.Our award-winning faculty members enhance their teaching with research, authorship and industry expertise. We are also recognized nationally for excellence in our athletic programs.