Associate Vice President for Facilities Management (Administrator III)

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Work type: Management (MPP)
Location: Sacramento
Categories: MPP, Administrative, At-Will, Full Time

Associate Vice President for Facilities Management

Administrator III

Posting Details 

Priority Application Deadline (Posting will remain open until filled): Monday, October 17, 2022 at 11:55 p.m.

Note to Applicants: Sacramento State has engaged the services of Another Source, a recruiting firm, for this recruitment. Please note that applicants may be contacted by a representative from Another Source after an application is submitted. 

Hiring Preference
Not Applicable

Position Summary

Reporting directly to the Vice President for Administration/CFO, the Associate Vice President for Facilities Management is the key University officer responsible for Facilities Management and a critical member of senior administration working in support of the overall academic mission of the University. The incumbent has primary management and leadership responsibility for facilities planning, construction, operation, maintenance and repair, management of building space, and oversees over 200 employees. The AVP plays an instrumental role in cross-functional future planning, as well as the maintenance of strong relations with the CSU Chancellor’s Office, city, county, and other agencies.

The Associate Vice President serves on University and system committees and acts as liaison to the system office for planning, design and construction projects. The position represents the University for facilities matters at city, county, and state government levels and to the legislative branches of government.

FLSA: Exempt (not eligible for overtime compensation under FLSA). This position is benefits-eligible.

CSU Classification Salary Range: $6,250 - $20,063 per month 

Hiring Range: Dependent on qualifications, monthly salary not anticipated to exceed $16,000.

The salary is competitive and negotiable depending on the strength of qualifications. This is a California State University Management Personnel Plan (MPP) position with an attractive package, which includes but is not limited to: a vacation accrual rate of 16 hours per month; 14 paid holidays; excellent choice of medical, dental, and vision insurance, long-term disability coverage, life insurance; and retirement benefits.

Recruitment TypeRegular (At-will)

Time BaseFull-Time

Work Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; variable schedule as needed.

Department Information 

Facilities Management is the steward for the university buildings, infrastructure, grounds and landscape. The unit perform maintenance and renovation to facilities, plan and manage new building construction and support the Redefine the Possible initiative through our commitment to building a welcoming campus and by creating a dynamic physical environment for students, faculty, staff, and the community.

Required Qualifications 


  1. Bachelor's degree from an accredited university in Architecture, Engineering, Business Administration, Construction, or a field related to the responsibilities of the position.


  1. Extensive facilities management experience acquired through increasingly responsible positions over a period of at least 8 years in a college/university or comparable environment of similar size and complexity.
  2. Financial management experience overseeing complex budgets with various funds.
  3. Experience as a supervisor or manager in a large and complex organization
  4. Experience coordinating with multiple entities to accomplish master plans and multiple and complex construction projects from conception to completion in a centralized and highly regulated environment.


  1. Knowledge of physical plant operations and construction management requirements.
  2. Leadership skills, including conflict resolution skills.
  3. Organizational skills.
  4. Possess well-developed analytical, reasoning, and problem-solving skills.
  5. Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  6. Exceptional interpersonal skills, including cross-departmental collaboration, to engage and influence stakeholders at all levels of an organization.
  7. Knowledge of process improvement and ability to streamline operations, promote cultural change, and build teams through redesign of business practices.
  8. Skills to assess the performance and progress of teams and organizations.

Preferred Qualifications 

14. Master’s degree or higher in Architecture, Engineering, Business Administration, Construction, or a field related to the responsibilities of the position.

15. Experience in a large, complex higher education institution within a centralized system.

16. Experience within the California State University system and familiarity with CSU system reporting requirements.

17. Ability to adapt easily to fast-paced, demanding environment on a growing campus with evolving needs and limited resources.

18. Understanding of information system technology as it applies to administrative and physical plant operations.

- Ability to pass background check

Documents Needed to Apply

Applicants must submit: a current resume or curriculum vitae, a cover letter describing relevant experience and interest in the position, and a diversity statement (not to exceed 500 words). Failure to upload these documents to the online application may result in disqualification.

About Sac State

Sacramento State is located in the heart of California’s capital city, five miles from State Capitol. The lush, 300-acre campus is situated along the American River, close to numerous bike trails and other recreational areas. Sacramento, also known as the “Farm-to-Fork Capital,” is one of the most ethnically diverse and livable cities in the country, with a population of half of a million. Sacramento State’s 31,000 students come not only from the Greater Sacramento Region, but also from across the state, country, and world. Our 1800 faculty and 1,500 staff are committed to meeting our mission: “As California’s capital university, we transform lives by preparing students for leadership, service, and success. Sacramento State will be a recognized leader in education, innovation, and engagement.” As the regional hub of higher education, Sac State is dedicated to student successdiversity, equity and inclusioncommunity engagementphilanthropy, and campus safety.  

As evidenced by the values embedded in our Hornet Honor Code, Sacramento State is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all faculty, staff, students, and guests are welcome and valued.  Our commitment is more than simply ensuring that our campus is free from bias and discrimination, but is one devoted to celebrating many diverse identities, life experiences, and perspectives that enrich our community, teaching and learning.  

To learn more about why you should join the Hornet Family, please visit the Why Sac State? page.

Background Check Disclaimer  

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position. One variation of background check required could be a LiveScan screening, which involves submitting fingerprints at a certified LiveScan Service Center.

COVID-19 Vaccine Certification Information:

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to

Out of State Employment Policy

Sacramento State University, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees (up)on date of hire to reside in the State of California.

As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

Equal Employment Opportunity

California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States. 

It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the application and/or interviewing process, visit 

The University is committed to creating an education and working environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. For more information on mandatory training for new employees, visit . 

Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act and Campus Fire Safety Right-To-know Act Notification: 

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the current Annual Security Report (ASR) is available for viewing at . 
The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery Act crimes for Sacramento State for the last three (3) calendar years. Paper copies are available upon request at the Police Service Center located in the University Union.

Eligibility Verification  

Selected candidate must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.. California State University, Sacramento is a sponsoring agency (i.e. H-1-B Visa). 

Note to Applicants:

Possession of the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview unless required by collective bargaining agreement.

Conflict of Interest:

The duties of this position include participation in decisions that may have a material financial benefit to the incumbent. Therefore, the selected candidate will be required to file Conflict of Interest Form 700: Statement of Economic Interest when they first occupy the position, an on an annual basis, complete ethics training within 6 months of appointment, and attend this training every other year thereafter.


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