Associate Director of Facilities, Operations, and Planning Title
Associate Director of Facilities, Operations, and Planning
Provides campus-wide direction and management of facilities,
operations and auxiliary services, and planning for the University.
Manages all facilities maintenance and operations activities
including maintenance operations, landscape management, HVAC and
electrical services and custodial services. Ensures execution of
day-to-day facility repair and improvement projects.
• Plans, manages, and oversees the daily functions, operations
and activities related to the maintenance and operations of the
University’s physical resources, including maintenance and
operation of buildings, facilities, grounds and equipment; manages
building and exterior cleaning, grounds, upkeep, shipping and
receiving, mail services and storage.
• Collaborates with all colleges and departments to ensure
coordinated and consistent campus services, including program
support and CDU campus branding.
• Selects, trains, motivates, and evaluates assigned personnel;
establishes team-building strategies and works with employees to
correct and improve performance issues.
• Oversees maintenance of varied and complex equipment necessary
to maintain continuity of services, which includes the development
• Works closely with the real estate development process as a
team member to assist in the project development process and
coordinate the relevant activities of the facilities team.
• Coordinates the final acceptance of construction projects,
working with the contractor to develop and coordinate completion of
the punch list and ensure that proper close-out documentation is in
place; manages the transition of projects from construction to
occupancy, including acceptance of the project manual and
establishment of maintenance and replacement schedules
• Maintains and manages warranties, service and contractor
agreements as it relates to facilities and equipment
• Directs and ensures optimal utilization of facilities.
Oversees the assessment and evaluation of physical space
requirements of the University.
• Maintains knowledge of and oversees compliance with the laws,
ordinances, and other regulations applicable to building
maintenance, and repair, including building codes for the State of
California, fire codes, ADA regulations, OSHA , and industry
• Researches, understands, recommends and implements best
efficiency strategies and best practices that accommodate current
and future student enrollment and University growth.
• Oversees the functioning of all building systems including
systems including mechanical, electrical, fire/life safety,
plumbing, and waste management.
• Coordinates and oversees small to midsize campus
• Coordinates the bid process to select contractors and/or
service providers related to facility projects and services.
• Makes annual capital budget recommendations, and manages and
executes facility projects accordingly.
• Performs other duties as assigned.
• Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with an emphasis
in management, administration and/or equivalent area.
• HVAC License preferred.
• Experience in facilities management, project management and
management of people and process.
• Experience in an academic, research or clinical environment
with responsibility for facilities planning and management
functions across a large campus.
• Proficient with facilities-related software
• Exceptional communication skills, interpersonal skills,
diplomacy and the ability to effectively interact and build trusted
relationships with diverse internal and external
• Knowledge of proper methods, techniques, materials, tools and
equipment used in building maintenance and operation, including
current fire and life safety systems, and computerized maintenance
• Knowledge of architectural design layout
• Knowledge of safety requirements for maintenance and operation
of University buildings, grounds, and equipment.
• Knowledge of energy conservation programs and practices.
• Demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
and projects; excellent organizational and delegation skills and
the ability to work collaboratively. Must have strong problem
solving and conflict resolution skills to manage complex tasks
and/or those that require balancing competing interests.
• Ability to work effectively with a diverse community.
• Ability to work independently and create value-added
• Some local travel.
Number of Vacancies
Charles R. Drew University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Open Until Filled (overrides close date if active)
Special Instructions to Applicants
Posting Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated
with an asterisk (*).
How did you hear about this employment opportunity? Public Job
Internal Job Posting
Do you have a regionally accredited bachelor’s degree and/or
equivalent of combine education and experience in the related
Do you have an HVAC License? Yes
Do you meet the minimum qualifications listed:Regionally
accredited bachelor’s degree required in related field. Three years
of experience in project management, administration and operations,
with experience working in association with the organization,
operation and execution of multifaceted programs at a university.
(Open Ended Question)
Do you have experience with software technology; strong
technical aptitude in working with project management applications?
(Open Ended Question)
Do you have prior management and supervision experience? Yes
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