Associate Vice President of Facilities & Business Services, Facilities Administration, Tennessee Tech University. Complete position summary and application procedure available at https://jobs.tntech.edu. Screening of applicants will begin March 18th, 2020; open until filled. Tennessee Tech University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, sex, disability, age (40 and over), status as a protected veteran, genetic information or any other category protected by federal or state law. Inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies should be directed to email@example.com.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Manages, plans, and monitors the university’s Facilities and Business Services Operations including but not limited to: Master Plan, Maintenance and Operations, HVAC, Utilities, Construction, Buildings and Grounds, Warehousing, Vehicle Maintenance, Energy Conservation, Custodial Standards, Telephone and Cable TV, Protecting and Planning for Campus Infrastructure, Managing Capital Projects and Environmental Health and Safety. Supervises and evaluates Facilities and Business Services administrative and professional staff. Is responsible for a budget of approximately $15,000,000 and a staff of approximately 15 direct reports and 150 indirect reports. Serves as liaison for the department and communicates with students, faculty, university staff, community, vendors, contractors, and visitors. Serves as Executive Officer for Buildings and Grounds Committee. Participates and serves on various committees, as assigned. Performs other duties, as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS: Required: A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Architecture, Engineering, Business, or related field. Five years of supervisory experience in facilities management. Construction experience. Understanding of hydronic and steam systems and central cooling and heating plants. Experience with regulatory agencies, managing employee relations and public speaking. Strong leadership ability. Basic knowledge of automation systems. Preferred: A master’s degree from an accredited institution in Engineering, Business or related field. Organizational, budgetary, and interpersonal skills including excellent written and oral communication skills. Demonstrative knowledge of best practices in: facilities and energy management, standard practices in construction and zoning maintenance, and facilities management experience in higher education.