Job Number 2009044


Vice President, Facilities and Construction




This position is past the Close Date, no more applications will be accepted.
Position Information

Location Service Center
Hours Standard hours are 8am-5pm, M-F. However, the nature of this job can frequently require worktime outside of "standard hours".
Salary Salary Commensurate Upon Experience.
FLSA Status Exempt
Reports To EVP, Finance & Administration
Criminal Background Check Pre-employment criminal background checks are required for all Staff and Faculty positions. Pre-employment urinalyses drug screens are also required for all top candidates considered for positions in ACC's College Police department.
College Profile

Austin Community College (ACC) is a public two-year institution that serves a diverse population of approximately 41,000 credit students each fall and spring semester. We embrace our identity as a community college as reflected in our mission statement. We promote student success and community development by providing affordable access, through traditional and distance learning modes, to higher education and workforce training, including appropriately applied baccalaureate degrees, in our service area.
 
As a community college committed to our mission, we seek to recruit and retain a workforce that:
  • Reflects the diversity of our community.
  • Values intellectual curiosity and innovative teaching.
  • Is attracted by the college mission to promote equitable access to educational opportunities.
  • Cares about student success and collaborates on strategies to facilitate success for underrepresented populations.
  • Welcomes difference and models respectful interaction with others.
  • Engages with the community both within and outside of ACC.

Our Mission

The Austin Community College District promotes student success and community development by providing affordable access, through traditional and distance learning modes, to higher education and workforce training in its service area.
 
For more information, see http://www.austincc.edu/about-acc/mission-statement.

Commitment to Equity and Inclusion

ACC is committed to the ongoing systemic changes needed to ensure the increased recruitment, inclusion, retention, and completion of historically underserved and underrepresented populations. Through continual strategic community engagement and professional development of administrators, faculty, staff, and students, the college demonstrates its dedication to fostering a culture and climate for equitable outcomes.
 
As an open-access and low-cost institution, ACC is proud to serve a diverse student body. Dedicated faculty members are excellent professors who help students achieve their educational goals and are sensitive to the diverse cultures and socio-economic backgrounds of our students. The College values and is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion throughout the College community.

General Statement of Job

To direct and administer facilities planning and construction, including: acquisition and disposition of real estate, new construction, remodeling, and furnishings; management of leased property: and management of  the College's sustainability program.

Description of Duties and Tasks

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Provides leadership and oversight of staff, coaches, directs, mentors, evaluates, and counsels personnel while adhering to organizational human resource policies and procedures as well as related employment laws. Recommends hire and termination personnel actions for positions managed.
  2. Oversees long-range facilities and real estate planning, and development of new capital improvement programs.
  3. Oversees planning and implementation of environmental stewardship efforts, including reduction in the use of energy and potable water, reduction in the production of waste and greenhouse gases, increases in recycling, the use of renewable energy, and recycled products.
  4. Promotes the integration of these sustainability efforts into the district's operations.
  5. Represents the district on external community planning advisory bodies.
  6. Develops and maintains standards for facilities; including the selection and provision of furnishings, fixtures, and equipment.
  7. Administers operational and capital budgets in support of planning and construction activities.
  8. Provides managerial direction and control of departmental activities; plans, directs, and reviews the activities and operations of the department; provides leadership and supervises directly and through subordinate supervisors all department staff.
  9. Directly manages the planning of construction projects which include development of an appropriate scope of work, including direct management through design, construction or post-construction phases; collaborates with other departments ensuring that work planned by Facilities meets user needs.
  10. Coordinates with regulatory authorities and city and state advisory committees regarding issues such as land use, building code/safety issues, accessibility issues, historic landmark requirements, and others.
  11. Coordinates issues related to infrastructure capacity such as transportation and utilities, and future plans for such capacity.
  12. Evaluates properties for acquisition or disposition; manages the process of such transactions .Negotiates, renews, manages, and terminates leases.
  13. Coordinates contracts and other legal issues including development of standard contracts, negotiating and administering contracts for services; assesses legal implications relating to other work activities.

Knowledge

Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Skills

Must possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Technology Skills

Required Work Experience

Preferred Work Experience

Required Education

Preferred Education

Special Requirements

Licenses/Certifications; Other

Other Preferred Qualifications

Physical Requirements

Safety

ACC Benefits Overview

Full-time Faculty and Staffing Table employees who work in full-time and/or part-time positions at the College are eligible for ACC medical benefits effective the first of the month after their first 60 days of employment. Benefits include medical, dental, life insurance, short and long term disability, retirement plans and AD&D.

ACC does not participate in Social Security. ACC participates in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) and the Optional Retirement Program (ORP-Faculty Only). Part-time and Hourly employees participate in the ACC Money Purchase Plan (ACCMPP) as a retirement program required by Federal law.

Disclaimer

The above description is an overview of the job. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Duties and responsibilities may change with business needs. ACC reserves the right to add, change, amend, or delete portions of this job description at any time, with or without notice. Employees may be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made by ACC as its discretion to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Austin Community College provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

As required by the US Department of Education, employees are required to report violations under the Title IX and, under the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), select individuals are required to report crimes. If this position is identified as a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified, trained, and provided resources for reporting.