Assistant Vice President for Facilities Management
Tennessee State University
February 6, 2018
Posting Summary: 1. Manages the following units and associated staff in Facilities Management: (1) Business Operations: comprised of five units: Budget, Procurement, and Human Resources; Work Control; Transportation and Vehicle Maintenance; Environmental Health and Safety; and Movable Property. (2) Campus Planning, Design and Construction: comprised of two units: Planning, Design and Construction, and Roads/Signs. (3) Operations: comprised of three units: Custodial Services (contracted/in-house); Grounds (contracted/in-house); and Gentry Center. (4) Energy and Utilities: comprised of four units: Power Plant; EMS; Electrical; and HVAC. (5) Maintenance: comprised of seven units: Carpentry; Building Access; Electronic Technician; Masonry; Paint; Residence Maintenance; and Plumbing. (6) Sustainability: comprised Green Initiative Programs and two units: Surplus Property; Waste Removal (contracted) and Recycling.
2. Provides technical expertise on all aspects of daily facility operations and maintenance, including compliance with governing policies, regulatory requirements, accreditation and other requirements.
3. Prioritizes facility projects with multiple campus stakeholders in support of the university's mission and in alignment with its strategic plan and facilities master plan.
4. Develops and implements programs and schedules for maintenance, energy and utility systems operations, equipment replacement, and support services.
5. Coordinates university Capital Planning and Construction and contract administration requirements with the Tennessee Board of Regents, State Building Commission, and other State of Tennessee agencies, as required.
6. Manages the annual inventory process for capitalized equipment, sensitive minor equipment and building inventory.
7. Prepares and monitors departmental budgets and project schedules to ensure current and long-term goals and objectives are fully met within fiscal, time, and other resource constraints.
8. Participates actively in meetings, committees, and events related to advancing university facilities and infrastructure.
9. Provides training opportunities for staff's technical and professional development.
10. Communicates proactively with campus leadership, staff, students, and other constituencies on all facilities matters.
11. Completion of APPA: Leadership Institute, APPA Leadership Academy, APPA professional certification, and active participation in APPA preferred.
Internal Number: 220_55712
About Tennessee State University
Tennessee State University is committed to excellence and has been consistently listed in the U.S. News & World Report’s “Guide to America’s Best Colleges” for more than a decade. Founded in 1912, TSU is a comprehensive, urban, co-educational, land-grant institution in Nashville, Tennessee. The university has been served by seven presidents, including Dr. Glenda Baskin Glover, who is currently serving as our eighth president.TWO CAMPUSESOur Nashville home offers two locations—the 500-acre main campus nestles in a beautiful residential neighborhood along the Cumberland River, and the downtown Avon Williams campus sits near the center of Nashville’s business and government district.