Sub-Division: Associate VP Capital Programs & Facilities Management
Salary Range: Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications
Appointment Type: At Will
Time Base: Full-Time
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm (occasional early morning, evening, and weekend hours)
Job Summary: Join Cal State Fullerton and become an agent of change. California State University, Fullerton is searching for an Associate Director of Plant Operations/Chief Engineer with a positive attitude, an active, energetic mind, and a leadership style that is characterized by highly ethical practices and a commitment to diversity, openness, flexibility, integrity, and kindness.
Under the general direction of the Associate Vice President of Capital Programs and Facilities Management, the Associate Director of Plant Operations/Chief Engineer provides leadership and oversight for Central Plant and Utilities Operations, Energy Management, Sustainability, Mechanical and Electrical Systems. The position has full oversight and responsibility for the central plant operations, which include the campuses Tri generation plant and all associated mechanical and electrical operations on campus. The Associate Director will oversee performance of staff in plant work units, conduct performance evaluations, provide guidance, and assist operations. The Associate Director will be responsible to oversee and develop budgets for operation and utility needs as well as recommend and prioritize work responsibilities and projects.
The position provides leadership for and instigates a variety of sustainable methods as they relate to solid waste and recycling, energy use and management, water conservation, wastewater, building construction, irrigation, vehicles, and fuels. The Associate Director will oversee and develop methods and means to fund sustainable projects via state funds, grants, loans, and utility incentives. Engages with the campus community at a variety of levels to promote and encourage sustainable practices and procedures. Performs other duties as assigned.
Essential Qualifications: Five years of progressively responsible experience overseeing Physical Plant operations, construction, and maintenance. Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Engineering or a closely related field. Experience overseeing and/or developing budgets for operational needs. Possession of Engineering license or ability to obtain. Strong interpersonal and communication (written/verbal) skills, with experience in providing leadership and supervision to staff and management positions. Thorough knowledge of applicable safety regulations. Strong computer skills and familiar with a variety of software such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook. Strong organizational skills with the ability to plan and develop projects.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
Special Working Conditions: Occasional early morning, evening, and weekend hours.
California State University, Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the Universitys strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose. Employee/applicant who submits an application for a position may be required to successfully complete job related performance test(s) as part of the selection process.
Regular attendance is considered an essential job function; the inability to meet attendance requirements may preclude the employee from retaining employment.
Online application/resume must be received by electronic submission on the final filing date by 9:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time)/midnight (Eastern Standard Time). Applicants who fail to complete all sections of the online application form will be disqualified from consideration.
The person holding this position is considered a mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. California State University, Fullerton is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B Visas).
California State University, Fullerton is a comprehensive, regional university serving a diverse student population of over 40,000, including international students representing 78 nations. Located on a 241-acre campus in Orange County, it is a technologically robust and culturally vibrant area. Many of our employees enjoy the close proximity to the beaches and mountains for surfing, hiking and mountain biking. The University offers 55 undergraduate and 56 graduate degree programs, including a doctorate in education and a doctorate in nursing practice, in a rich diverse environment. Diverse Issues in Higher Education (August 2016) ranks the campus as 6th in the nation in terms of baccalaureate degrees awarded to minority students, and Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education (August 2016) ranks CSU Fullerton number one in California and fourth in the nation among top colleges and universities awarding degrees to Hispanics. The University is proud to be designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution.
The scope of responsibilities for this position includes the making or participating in the making of decisions that may have a material financial benefit on the incumbent. Therefore, you will be required to file an initial Conflict of Interest Form 700: Statement of Economic Interests within thirty (30) days from date of hire and on an annual basis; and complete the CSU sponsored ethics on-line training within thirty (30) days of appointment, and at least once during each consecutive period of two calendar years following the appointment.
California State University, Fullerton is a major regional university in a vital, flourishing area that includes Orange County, metropolitan Los Angeles and the expanding Inland Empire. The beautiful, 236-acre campus is set in Fullerton in north Orange County, about 25 miles from downtown Los Angeles and about 21 miles from nearby beaches. Cal State Fullerton has more than 37,000 students and appr...oximately 1,800 full and part-time faculty members. The University offers 107 degree programs in eight colleges. Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, CSUF is fourth in the nation for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to minority students and first in California for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to Hispanics.The University is one of the 23 campuses in the California State University System. Since the campus opened, CSUF has awarded degrees to more than 215,000 graduates. Many are leaders in business, government, education, and the arts.