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Associate Vice President of Facilities Management

Company:
Management Business Solutions
Location:
Big Rapids, MI
Posted:
February 19, 2021

Posted By Premium Recruiter

Description:

Ferris State University has retained Management Business Solutions to be a “value-add” partner to their recruitment for this position. As a solution-based staffing organization; we have aligned our processes to mirror Ferris’s talent strategies to identify, screen, and recruit qualified candidates.

POSITION:

Full-time

FLSA Exempt

At Will

POSITION TYPE:

Staff

SUMMARY:

Directs the management and operation of campus facilities by coordination, supervision and leadership, to include:

Operation and maintenance of campus buildings, grounds, roads and walks

Transportation services (motor pool & bus operations)

Custodial services

Power plant and Utilities

Energy management

Facilities development, extension and renovation

Shipping, receiving, and mailroom

Plant stores

Disposition of surplus goods.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

Maintain all buildings, grounds, and facilities

Manage all functional areas of responsibility for the Physical Plant through supervision of the assigned leaders

Develop, maintain, and monitor all Physical Plant operations and projects, and related budgets

Maintain a collaborative work environment with all represented and non-represented Ferris employees

Work with University administration to continuously improve the service levels and develop the necessary organization to fulfill Physical Plant responsibilities in support of the Strategic Plan and other initiatives

Provide the support and leadership that inspires excellence

Utilize Physical Plant Project Management staff to develop and maintain project planning in conjunction with the Campus Master Plan, including new construction, renovations, grounds, and building maintenance

Work with various state and federal governmental agencies to coordinate project funding and related reporting/record-keeping

Manage the departments in compliance with collective bargaining agreements, policies, procedures, and regulations

Perform any other duties assigned

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Communicate effectively with the Vice President of Administration and Finance, along with other University staff, both verbally and in writing

identify and implement leading-edge technology to enhance University processes and services

effectively manage time, negotiate contracts, create and carry out strategic planning, work independently, and work varied hours.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum requirement: Bachelor's degree in Facilities Engineering / Business Administration or related field(s).

Minimum five to ten years of progressive, supervisory/management experience in institutional or industrial facilities.

Must possess demonstrated skills in project management, financial management and budgeting, planning, scheduling, employee relations, supervision, and computer information systems.

ADDITIONAL EDUCATION/EXPERIENCES TO BE CONSIDERED:

Any equivalent combination of education, training and experience, which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities, will be considered.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

SALARY:

Salary commensurate with education, experiences and other requirements.

Comprehensive benefits package (health care, vacation, etc.)

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

Cover Letter

Resume

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS:

Submit Cover Letter & Resume

Initial Application Review Date: 02/26/2021

Ferris State University, an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, is committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity within its community. Ferris offers employment opportunities to qualified candidates seeking careers in a student-focused environment that values opportunity, collaboration, diversity and educational excellence.

Learn more about the Ferris Mission and community at the Ferris State University website. The University actively seeks applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and other underrepresented groups. For more information on the University’s Policy on Non-Discrimination, visit: visit: Ferris Non-Discrimination Statement

MANAGEMENT BUSINESS SOLUTIONS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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