Plans and directs the financial, operational and personnel activities for campus operations units, such as facilities, maintenance, custodial, mail services, printing, food service or parking/transportation.
Advises and assists peers and senior management.
Develops and monitors departmental plans (e.g., production and/or organizational priorities) and budgets.
Oversees and directs the development of department/function policies, programs and procedures, adapting as necessary.
Identifies and solves complex, operational and organizational problems leveraging the appropriate resources within or outside the department.
Impacts departmental results through the support and funding of projects, services, etc.
Persuades managers and leaders to take action.
Negotiates with external partners/vendors/customers.
Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 8 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.
Degree in Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management or related field.
Experience developing and monitoring budgets.
Comfortable working with technology on a regular basis.
Experience working with trades that are union eligible.
Ability to build relationships with internal and external constituents.
Experience working in higher education or a campus-like environment is a plus.
Full Time/Part Time
Full time exempt position.
$83,400 - $116,833
Position open until filled, review of applications will begin immediately.
Completes work guided by organizational and functional plans.
Provides leadership to managers and professional staff.
Has accountability for the performance and results of multiple related teams.
Manages multiple related teams, sets departmental priorities and allocates resources to align with functional objectives and annual plan(s).
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Applies knowledge of key functional/departmental drivers and the factors that maximize function/department performance.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor - Human Resources at 816-235-1621.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties and functions of this job. If you believe you may have difficulty performing any of the duties or functions of this job, please contact the Office of Affirmative Action at (816) 235-1323.
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