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Facilities Manager

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Facilities Manager

San Mateo County Community College District

Posting Number: 2014927S
Department: Facilities / Public Safety DIST (DEPT)
Location: District Office
Position Number: 1C0390
Percentage of Full Time: 100%
FLSA: Exempt (does not accrue overtime)
Months per Year: 12
If other, please specify:
Salary Range:
Min Salary: $129,216 (annual)
Max Salary: $163,692 (annual)
Position Type: Administrative/Supervisory Positions

Who We Are:
The San Mateo County Community District is committed to achieving educational equity for all students. As outlined in the Districts Strategic Plan, success, equity, and social justice for our students are longstanding goals. The Districts Students First Strategic Plan is focused on Student Success, Equity and Social Justice. We provide students with a rich and dynamic learning experience that embraces differences emphasizing collaboration and engaging students in and out of the classroom, encouraging them to realize their goals, and to become global citizens and socially responsible leaders. When you join our team at San Mateo County Community College District, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative and equity-focused community that approaches higher education as a matter of social justice that requires broad collaboration among faculty, classified staff, administration, students and community partners.

The College and the District:
The San Mateo County Community College District is home to Caada College, College of San Mateo, and Skyline College. All three of our colleges are designated as Hispanic Serving Institutions enrolling approximately 33,000 students each academic year. San Mateo County Community College District has a diverse student population that is a reflection of the communities that it serves. Detailed information about the student population, including data related to student success, can be found on the San Mateo County Community College Districts Educational Services & Planning website.

Who We Want:
We value the ability to serve students from a broad range of cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds, genders, abilities and orientations. Therefore, we prioritize applicants who demonstrate they understand the benefits diversity brings to a professional educational community. The successful candidate will be an equity-minded individual committed to collaborating with faculty, classified staff, administration, students and community partners who are also committed to closing equity gaps. The San Mateo County Community District seeks employees who value mentorship and working in a collegial, collaborative environment, guided by a commitment to helping all students achieve their educational goals.

The Position:
The Facilities Manager performs professional work at the supervisory level involved in planning, implementing and evaluating college-based facilities sites, operations and services as part of a centrally administered facilities department. Under direction, the position manages on-site custodial, maintenance, grounds operations and services, planning and program implementation. Public contact is extensive and includes department, on-site and District staff, vendors, contractors, governmental agencies, business and community representatives for the purpose of exchanging policy and procedural information. A high degree of independent judgment and creativity are required to analyze and interpret complex regulations and procedures to develop strategic and other plans, evaluate operational effectiveness and resolve frequent minor and major problems that occur. Consequences of errors in judgment could be costly in safety, employee time and money. A Facilities Manager supervises the work of supervisory and other staff, and student assistants as assigned.

Duties and Responsibilities:
The duties below are representative of the duties of the classification and are not intended to cover all of the duties performed by the incumbent(s) of any particular position. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the scope of work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to this classification.

1. Exchanges information with department and other staff, contractors, vendors, business and community representatives, other educational institutions, compliance and governmental agencies, students and the general public regarding facilities services, operations, staffing, event planning, workload priorities, timelines, equipment and required materials, surveys, safety and preventative issues, regulations, policies and related procedures

2. Confers with management staff to strategically plan new and modified department services, staffing, and operations

3. Drives a motor vehicle to off-site locations to attend meetings, workshops and other activities to obtain current information

4. Makes presentations to small and large groups on a variety of department services

5. Selects, trains, supervises, and evaluates the work of supervisory and other staff in custodial, maintenance, grounds and clerical positions

6. Makes recommendations for changes to staffing levels, service delivery priorities, and program design

7. Schedules staff work assignments for special and regular projects, in conjunction with other staff

8. Plans, schedules, and evaluates staff training on safety, preventative maintenance, licensing, and other topics

9. Plans and implements repair, maintenance, and construction projects for the campus

10. Ensures that routine work and special projects are properly completed

11. Maintains contact with campus community regarding maintenance requests

12. Inspects facilities and equipment

13. Recommends and implements modifications and new purchases

14. Implements safety and compliance agency requirements for a variety of custodial, maintenance, grounds, and facilities projects and services

15. Works with supervisory and management staff to develop, implement, and monitor standards and procedures for facilities planning, construction, renovation projects, cost and schedule controls, and plan reviews

16. Monitors the work of architects, engineers, inspectors, and other consultants

17. Plans, sets up, and maintains department budget

18. Projects costs for special and regular projects

19. Compiles, formats, and prepares financial data for reports

20. Uses spreadsheets and a variety of other computer software to set up and track budget expenditures, cost estimates, inventory, maintenance and usage documentation, and other data related to facilities maintenance, operations, equipment, supplies, specifications, contractors, vendors and safety

21. Plans and implements bid processes for painting, roofing, paving, plumbing, mechanical, electrical, conservation, hazardous waste, utilities, disaster preparedness, custodial, landscaping, and related programs

22. Performs other related duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:
A combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelors degree from an accredited institution in engineering, architecture, construction management, facilities management, or a closely related field

Successful journey-level work and supervisory experience of increasing responsibility in building maintenance, grounds maintenance, and/or custodial services

Working knowledge of custodial operations, grounds maintenance operations, and building/infrastructure systems maintenance

Demonstrated knowledge of building codes and standards, safety and environmental regulations, bid processes, and project proposal development

Experience in budgeting, project planning, coordination, and implementation

Experience in the coordination of workloads with people at various levels within an organization

Skill in the use of spreadsheets and a variety of computer software to compose and prepare data analysis, reports, summaries, correspondence and other materials

Demonstrated skills in written and oral communication, including public speaking

Skill in training, directing, supervising, and evaluating the work of others

Possession of a valid California Drivers License (or the ability to obtain one) and ability to drive a motor vehicle to off-site locations

Demonstrated cultural competence, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff

Physical Requirements:
This classification requires sitting for various lengths of time; the ability to type, use phone, stand intermittently, walk, bend and stoop, occasionally lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects of light to moderate weight, work at a computer, including viewing a monitor for prolonged lengths of time, repetitive use of keyboard and mouse, dexterity of hands and fingers to operate keyboard and mouse; and ability to operate a motor vehicle and drive to off campus locations in order to perform the essential functions.

Equivalence to Minimum Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
1. Knowledge of ADA, AHERA, OSHA, building codes, regulations, and laws applicable to building construction, renovation, repair and maintenance

2. Knowledge of strategic planning for long and short-range maintenance projects, and related safety, environmental, budgeting, inventory, and staffing requirements

3. Knowledge of public contract code, bid procedures, and related regulations

4. Skill in directing, coordinating, supervising, and evaluating the work of others

5. Skill in establishing and maintaining effective work teams

6. Skill in oral and written communication

7. Skill in communicating effectively with people at all levels within an organization

8. Skill in computers to include maintenance management and security monitoring systems, data entry, modification, and retrieval

9. Skill in researching and compiling statistical, financial and other data for reports

10. Ability to communicate respectfully and effectively with people from diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds

11. Ability to work in a fast paced, non-stop high energy environment

Preferred Qualifications:

Benefits include paid holidays, vacation and sick leave. The District pays all or a portion of monthly medical plan premiums (depending on the coverage) and pays all of the monthly dental and vision plan premiums for employees and eligible dependents. Additional paid benefits include life insurance, salary continuance insurance, and an Employee Assistance Program. Classified employees participate in the Public Employees Retirement System, a defined-benefit retirement plan through the State of California. Optional tax-deferred 403(b) and 457 retirement plans are also available.

Open Date: 03/04/2020
First Review Date: 03/25/2020
Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions Summary:
Required Application Materials
All applicants are required to submit:

1. A completed online District application form (go to to complete the application and to apply for this position).

2. A resume that details all relevant education, training, and other work experience.

3. A cover letter of no more than 3 pages that addresses the applicants cultural competence, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff as well as the applicants qualifications as they relate to the requirements, knowledge, skills, and abilities listed in this announcement.

Candidates for interview will be selected from among those who most closely meet the requirements and knowledge, skills and abilities. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview. As part of the interview process, candidates may be asked to demonstrate job-related knowledge and skills.

For questions related to this posting, please contact:

SMCCCD Office of Human Resources
3401 CSM Drive, San Mateo, CA 94402
Tel.: (650) 574-6555
Fax:(650) 574-6574
Web Page:

Conditions of Employment:
Prior to employment, the selected candidate will be required to complete the following:

1. Submit official transcripts (applies to all faculty or educational administrative positions)
2. Submit verifications of prior employment
3. Satisfactory references
4. Successfully being cleared for employment through the background checking process
In addition to background checks, the District may review publicly available information about a candidate on the Internet. If a candidate is aware of incorrect or inaccurate information that is available on the Internet, the candidate is welcome to address such an issue with the Office of Human Resources.
5. Present original documents for proof of eligibility to work in the United States
6. Approval of your employment by the SMCCCD Board of Trustees
7. Provide a certificate of Tuberculosis exam for initial employment.
8. Have fingerprints taken by a Live Scan computer (Clearance must be received prior to first day of employment). Please note that the California Education Code requires, in part, that community college districts shall not employ or retain in employment persons in public school service who have been convicted of certain felonies, a misdemeanor drug charge (including alcohol offenses) or misdemeanor moral turpitude (sexual offense) crime. However, consideration may be given to those whose drug convictions occurred more than five years ago. A conviction for other crimes may not necessarily disqualify you from the job for which you may be applying.

EEO Statement:
The San Mateo County Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks to employ individuals who represent the rich diversity of cultures, language groups, and abilities of its surrounding communities.

Applicants who have disabilities may request that special accommodations be made in order to complete the selection process. Accommodation request forms and a copy of the Americans with Disabilities Act applicant procedures are available in the Office of Human Resources.

Annual Security Report:
San Mateo County Community College Districts (SMCCCD) 2019 Annual Security Report (ASR), required by the Clery Act, includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings owned or controlled by SMCCCD; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from SMCCCD. Our 2019 Annual Security Report also outlines various campus safety and security policies, such as those concerning crime reporting, prevention and response to sexual and gender violence, alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, emergency response and evacuation procedures, and other matters. The 2019 Annual Security Report also includes important tips to help every member of the community remain safe and avoid becoming a victim of crime. The 2019 Annual Security Report is now available. You can also obtain a copy of this report by contacting the Department of Public Safety at the District Office or any of the three Campuses (650) 738-7000.

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Location: San MateoCA 94402
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Ad Number: 1856724
Job Type:  Regular

Job Schedule: Full-time

Published in:  JobElephant
Published on: 2020-07-0707/07/2020
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