San Jose State University invites nominations and applications for the Associate Vice President, Facilities Development and Operations.
Founded in 1857, San José State University (SJSU) is a major, comprehensive public university located in the center of San José, California - the heart of Silicon Valley. A member of the 23-campus California State University (CSU) System, SJSU is the oldest state university in California and fifth largest campus in the system. Its distinctive character has been forged by its long history, its location and its vision - a blend of the old and the new; the traditional and the innovative. Among its most prized traditions is an uncompromising commitment to offer access to higher education to all persons who meet the criteria for admission, and to provide for and support a faculty that is active in scholarship, research, technological innovation, community service and the arts.
Reporting to the Vice President for Administration and Finance/CFO, the Associate Vice President (AVP) for Facilities Development & Operations is the principal facilities administrator at the University. The AVP is responsible for leading and directing the operational and developmental planning of all campus facilities to support the academic mission of the University.
The AVP provides vision and leadership for Facilities Development and Operations, which includes the following departments: Planning, Design and Construction, Maintenance and Operations, Environmental Health and Safety, as well as the Financial and Administrative Services unit that supports the needs of the department. The AVP is responsible for the successful operation, maintenance and development of the University physical plant, and will play a key role in establishing and directing the strategic goals of the department and will ensure operational objectives are achieved. The AVP plays a significant role in creating the campus master plan and the five-year capital outlay program, and will engage collaboratively with campus administration and the campus community to provide superior customer-focused services while advancing the University's goals.
Screening will continue until the position is filled. Prior to submitting application materials, candidates should review the Executive Search Profile to understand fully the unique opportunities and qualifications for this position. For full consideration, candidates should submit the following documents: (1) letter of interest that addresses the position responsibilities and qualifications listed above, (2) a current curriculum vitae, and (3) the contact information for three professional references. Applications should be submitted here. Confidential nominations can be submitted by using this link: Nominations.
RH Perry & Associates is assisting SJSU with this search assignment. All communications may be directed in confidence to: Mr. Thomas DaRin at (585) 451-9385, Mr. Paul Doeg at (406) 220-2129, or to SJSUFacilities@rhperry.com.