Columbia Basin College ("CBC" or the "College") seeks a Director for Facilities Services who will provide administrative direction and oversight for facilities, maintenance, central services, grounds and custodial operations. This position actively supports and engages in CBC's values for student learning, culture of excellence, diversity, equity and inclusion, sustainability and wellbeing. The incumbent collaborates with a diverse array of stakeholders on issues related to the area of oversight. This position reports to the Vice President for Administrative Services.
This position is open until filled. Priority consideration will be given to applicants whose complete application has been received by January 10, 2021 at 11:59 PM PDT.
Provide oversight for daily operations between the facilities, maintenance, grounds, central services and custodial staff with supervision of supervisors and Assistant Directors from those areas; meet often with supervisors to plan work by priority, organizing and distributing work orders;
Receive and resolve Facilities concerns and requests from faculty, staff and administration;
Maintain a safe campus by providing facility services safety training, work with the campus safety committee, direct a computerized preventative maintenance program, and plan and assist in ADA campus upgrades and needs;
Collaborate with the Environmental Safety & Health HR Consultant, who serves as the College's hazardous waste coordinator and on workplace safety and compliance requirements;
Represent the Facilities department’s interests and needs in regards to capital projects planning and implementation;
Plan, implement and coordinate tracking and control programs in such areas as materials inventory control, project cost assignment, energy conservation management, programs designed for handling special projects and repairs, minor capital outlay projects, deferred maintenance and planned programmed maintenance systems;
Assist in the planning and implementation of construction projects and provide consistent follow-up until the project is complete;
Provide input for strategic planning efforts for operational and campus growth;
Collaborate with the Director for Capital projects in the development of campus standards for construction, repair and modification projects for selection and awarding of contracts;
Work with outside agencies such as the State Board for Community and Technical College for Office for Civil Rights review and other colleges by serving on the Operations and Facilities Council to accomplish college goals;
Maintain working relationships with outside contractors to coordinate and support access to buildings and equipment;
Prepare required departmental reports, lead department operating budget development and administer department budget allocations; review, authorize and monitor expenditures;
Interview or assist in the interview and selection of full-time employees, student workers and part-time workers; and
Other duties or projects as assigned.
Bachelor's degree from a nationally recognized accreditation agency;
Three (3) years of work experience in facility management and operations, maintenance and grounds management or a related field;
Two (2) years of supervisory experience;
Experience monitoring or managing department, project or grant budgets;
Proficient with email, word processing, spreadsheets and presentation software; and
Have and be able to maintain a valid US driver's license, clean driving history and ability to be insured.
Master's Degree from a nationally recognized accreditation agency;
Facilities and operations experience in a higher education institution or equivalent;
Experience within the last five years supervising others in large-scale facilities management and/or management of capital projects;
Experience working with the State of Washington Public Works environment;
Knowledge of the SBCTC capital projects programs and capital budgeting process;
Experience with maintenance management software such as DirectLine (Megamation);
Current knowledge of Washington State computerized project management software;
Columbia Basin College (CBC) serves the citizens of Benton and Franklin counties in Washington state with two-year associate degrees for transfer to a four-year university, and applied degrees for workforce employment. CBC also provides one-year certificates and basic skills for those pursuing a GED or high school diploma. CBC serves approximately 7,000-8,000 students each quarter.Columbia Basin College now offers bachelor degrees in Nursing, Project Management, Applied Management, Cyber Security, Information Technology, and Dental Hygiene. These bachelor degrees are in direct response to the needs of our community. As a result of community needs, Columbia Basin College has recently opened our new state of the art Social Sciences and World Languages Center at the Pasco campus.In July 2017, CBC will open its second, four-story Health Science Center in Richland. In addition to training CBC healthcare professionals, the Wortman Medical Science Center will also be a functional medical clinic as part of Kadlec Regional Medical Center’s family medicine residency program.CBC will open a student housing facility in September. This first phase will house 125 students.Columbia Basin Co...llege continues its rich tradition of meeting our community's needs with a dynamic faculty, state-of-the-art facilities, and a diverse student body from all walks of life.