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Associate Vice President for Facilities Management

Apply now Job no: 538793
Work type: Management (MPP)
Location: Monterey Bay
Categories: MPP, Administrative, At-Will, Full Time, On-site (work in-person at business location)

Classification:  Administrator IV
Hours:  Full-time / 40 hours per week 
FLSA; Exempt

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:  $15,236 - $17,640* mo.
CSU Salary Schedule
*CSUMB provides pay scales representing its good faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for this position. The pay offered to a selected candidate will be determined on factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal equity, and CSU systemwide pay for comparable jobs.

Priority Screening Date: Is extended to June 16, 2024
Recruitment Status:  Open Until Filled


California State University, Monterey Bay is a mid-sized university in California’s Central Coast that grants undergraduate and graduate degrees. Powered by an inspiring Founding Vision Statement, CSUMB is part of the nation’s largest four-year public university system, California State University, which educates nearly 460,000 students every year. With a vibrant, diverse student body of over 7,000 students, CSU Monterey Bay is both a Minority Serving Institution and a Hispanic Serving Institution. Our staff and faculty transform students’ lives with a focus on student success and engagement through experiential learning, service learning, and a strong emphasis on multicultural and global perspectives. CSUMB’s sustainability goal is to be carbon neutral by 2030. 

The university’s Strategic Plan prioritizes inclusive excellence through recruiting and investing in developing a diverse body of faculty, staff and administrators. Many appreciate living and working close to the shores of beautiful Monterey Bay, with easy access to recreational areas from Big Sur to Santa Cruz. Nearby opportunities for collaborative research include working in the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary and Silicon Valley, and with colleagues at local research universities, including UC Santa Cruz and Stanford University.As one of the 23 campuses in the CSU system, CSUMB offers excellent benefits, including access to below-market-rate rental housing on East Campus, and competitive salaries for faculty and staff. With proximity to the San Francisco Bay Area and San Jose, opportunities for faculty, staff and students are as endless as the shores of the nearby Pacific Ocean.


Within the Division of Administration and Finance, Facilities Management is responsible for creating and maintaining an environment that enables faculty and staff to fulfill the educational mission of California State University, Monterey Bay through the continued planning, design and construction of new and renovated facilities, maintenance of existing campus facilities and grounds, by providing services in a reasonable and timely manner, and by maintaining a quality oriented organization geared toward the enhancement of the educational environment to allow for student success.

Under the general direction of the Vice President for Administration and Finance, the Associate Vice President for Facilities Management (AVP) is the principal facilities administrator at CSUMB. The incumbent provides leadership to the institutional processes associated with the planning, funding, design, construction, operation and maintenance of an expanding portfolio of university facilities. The AVP is responsible for overall administration of the University’s property and land assets, facilities strategic planning, campus master plan, capital planning, facility design and construction, facilities services and operations, capital construction project management and continuous improvement of its facilities. Responsibilities also include directing aspects of facilities operations including long-term planning, and fiscal management. The AVP works cooperatively and collaboratively with other campus offices and departments, key campus administration, faculty and staff. The AVP will act as the liaison for CSUMB with local, state and CSU approval and permitting agencies as it relates to facilities.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to, the following:

  1. Leadership and supervision: Provide general management, supervision, and professional direction, including organizational development and structure, to departments in the following areas:
    • Facilities Services & Operations: responsible for maintenance and repair of all buildings, mechanical systems, infrastructure, special repairs, renovation, deferred maintenance and the work order system; grounds maintenance and landscaping (currently contracted out); custodial services (currently contracted out); moving services to include major relocations and special events; automotive repair; mail services and shipping and receiving.
    • Planning, Design and Construction: responsible for capital planning, facilities design, space management, construction, energy and utilities, and sustainability.
  1. Manage compliance with internal and external regulatory agencies: Interfaces with numerous external county, state and federal agencies such as, but not limited to, California State Fire Marshal, California Division of State Architect, and other agencies accordingly to ensure that campus facilities operations comply with applicable county, state, federal, and local regulations. The AVP also interfaces with the Chancellor’s Office - Capital Planning, Design and Construction. The AVP also serves on a number of strategic campus committees and participates in the development of policy and procedures related to the on-going operations of CSUMB.
  2. Oversight for key projects: Provides oversight and direct management for selected, high-profile maintenance, repair and renovation jobs along with major capital outlay projects, monitoring such jobs and projects to ensure agency compliance, cost control, schedule and quality control.
  3. Assure quality improvement: Develops and implements systems, procedures, processes and new approaches that continually promote, foster, and assure quality improvement and exhibit a clear customer service commitment to meet the needs of a diverse campus community Financial and resource management: Responsible for the management of Facilities Management financial and material resources. Develops and controls department budgets. Makes departmental commitments and approves certain projects and expenditures, and has responsibility to manage projects and personnel, and to handle situations not covered in existing policies and procedures.
  4. Campus-wide capital and master planning: Responsible for overall administration of the University’s property and land assets, facilities strategic planning, campus master plan, capital planning and facility design and construction. The AVP serves as the primary liaison with the Chancellor's Office (CO) for capital planning and budgeting, and must develop and maintain a strong partnership with all units and individuals within CPDC (Capital Planning, Design and Construction) at the CO. The AVP is frequently in contact with the general public and represents the campus in a variety of settings. The AVP has significant contact with the Chancellor’s Office staff and other campus representatives with respect to the development of capital planning and implementation of Chancellor’s Office policy and procedures.

Other Functions:

  1. Participates in university task forces and special projects as required.
  2. Performs other job-related duties and special projects as assigned.


Thorough knowledge of: facilities planning, design and construction; facilities maintenance and building renewal management; sustainable building design and operations; utilities operation and management; human resources management, organizational development and training; financial management; maintenance operations, building systems ; state and federal (e.g. Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment Act, “ADAAA”) laws relating to physical barriers removal; principles of sustainability that may be applicable to campus operations, especially involving reduction of carbon emissions.

Skilled in: providing successful leadership in facilities management, budget management, staff supervision, design and construction of renovation projects, project management including capital projects, complex and distributed organizations; strategic planning; creating clear communication channels, setting goals, improving efficiency and continuously improving client satisfaction.

Ability to: establish metrics for department and employee goals that measure effectiveness of contributions to efficient operations of department; interact with a diverse range of people, including the ability to build trust and consensus with university constituents including faculty, staff and students; equally able to connect in the boiler room and the boardroom and have the ability to grasp the bigger picture and goals of the university and to integrate the goals fully into the facilities operation; initiate, establish, and foster communication and teamwork by maintaining a positive, cooperative, productive work atmosphere; effectively communicate information in a clear and understandable manner, both verbally and in writing.


Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in architecture, landscape architecture, urban planning, engineering, construction management, business management or a closely related field. Must possess a minimum often (10) years of progressively responsible experience involving the operation and maintenance of facilities and infrastructure and/or capital planning, design and construction.


An advanced degree in Architecture, Engineering, or Business Management is preferred. Previous experience in a university setting with multiple collective bargaining units is highly desirable,

At least five (5) years of the required experience in an executive management position overseeing a facilities management organization or a major component of one.

Demonstrated skills in an institutional/educational environment utilizing a customer-oriented and service-centered attitude. Technical fluency with Oracle/PeopleSoft, CSU Common Management System or equivalent student information system; Microsoft Office Professional Suite, and Google mail and calendaring programs.


  • All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check (including a criminal records check).
  • The person holding this position will have a duty to report to the Campus Title IX Officer information pertaining to discrimination, harassment, sexual misconduct, sexual exploitation, dating violence, domestic violence, stalking, and retaliation and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order EO 1095, EO 1096, and EO 1097 as a condition of employment.
  • This position is designated as a Campus Security Authority (CSA).  The position is required to participate in training at the direction of the Clery Director and must also promptly report allegations of reportable crimes according to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, its accompanying regulations; the California State Education Code, Chapter 15.5, of the Donahoe Higher Education Act, Section 67380; and the California State University system-wide policy, Code EO 1107.
  • This position is designated as a Campus Security Authority (CSA) and will be required to participate in annual training and to immediately forward to the Clery Director all reports of crimes brought to their attention pursuant to the Clery Act and California State Education Code, Chapter 16, of the Donahue Higher Education Act, Section 67380.
  • This position has been designated as a sensitive position with responsibility for:
    •  the care, safety and security of people (including children and minors), animals and CSU property
    • authority to commit financial resources of the university through contracts greater than $10,000
    • responsibility or access/possession of building master or sub-master keys for building access
    • and control over campus business processes, either through functional roles or system security access
  • This position is a designated position in the California State University’s Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position is required to file a Statement of Economic Interest subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission.


Office environment with standard equipment and tasks.  The position requires working at a computer and desk for extended periods of time.  May require travel between campus offices and off-campus locations. 

The health and safety of our students, faculty, and staff remain our highest priority. While on campus, students, faculty, staff, and the community will be expected to follow all campus safety mandates.  


This is a management-level position with an attractive benefits package, which includes: a vacation accrual rate of 16 hours per month; an excellent choice of medical, dental, and vision insurance; long-term disability coverage; life insurance; educational incentives; membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS); and 14 paid holidays a year. For further information, please visit Employee Benefits Summary. As a perk, the University Corporation at CSU Monterey Bay provides access to affordable campus housing based on availability; visit Schoonover Employee Housing for more information.


For full consideration, applicants must complete the required online application prior to the priority screen date found at Careers at CSUMB. Application submissions received after the application screening date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University. Materials submitted become the property of CSUMB and will not be returned.

CSUMB is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions.

Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting Human Resources at (831) 582-3389 or emailing All employees must be eligible for employment in the U.S.


CSUMB hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States and is an E-Verify employer. In compliance with federal crime awareness and campus security legislation, including the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics, you can view the notice of availability and access the Cal State University, Monterey Bay annual security and fire safety reports at

CSUMB is a smoke and tobacco-free campus.


CSUMB is an Equal Opportunity employer seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. We value and celebrate diversity in all its forms and strive to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion. We consider qualified applicants for employment for their anticipated contributions and without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status, or disability.

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