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Vice President, Operations

Company: Des Moines Area Community College
Location: Ankeny
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Please see Special Instructions for more details. DMACC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer and embraces diversity. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. Individuals with disabilities desiring a reasonable accommodation in the application process should notify Human Resources at 515-964-6301 or by email jobs@dmacc.edu.

THIS VACANCY REQUIRES: 1) A complete DMACC Employment Application (personal information, educational history, employment history, and supplemental questions). Incomplete applications and commenting "See Resume" will not be accepted. The application form will be used to screen applicants for required qualifications. 2) Attachment of transcripts to your electronic application. Transcripts must include the applicant's name and degrees conferred. Scanned copies are acceptable. Salary Information Starting salary: $154,299
The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training. The starting salary range represents the College's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.
Pay Grade: A14 Job Summary Under direction of the President, the Vice President of Operations ( VPO ) has responsibility for college-wide facility planning and management of building and facility construction. The VPO will plan, direct, coordinate, and oversee operations activities at the College. Ensure development and implementation of efficient operations and cost -effective systems that are responsive to current and future needs of the College in furtherance of the District's mission and vision. Key leader in District operations for safety and security. This position includes supervision and leadership of all Executive Campus Directors/Provosts, Executive Directors Physical Plant and Information Solutions, and Directors in Trail Point Aquatics and Wellness and Energy Mgt/Safety/Security. Essential Functions Provide leadership for the strategic direction of the College's operations. Supervise and manage assigned staff, including Provosts/Executive Campus Directors; Executive Directors; and Directors. Recommend personnel actions related to hiring, firing, compensation, performance evaluation, training, work schedules and assignments; administer personnel and related policies and procedures, collective bargaining agreements and the EEO /AA plan aligned with the College HR Department.
Lead, supervise, and manage campuses and departments, specifically Maintenance, Grounds, Physical Plant, and Safety and Security. Develop and adopt direction and standards of operations in these areas with attention to planning while efficiently using resources. Determine the optimal delivery of services, utilizing employees, subcontractors, or vendors. Manage the pertinent contracts that provide those services.

Create and monitor a comprehensive District Facility Plan, with corresponding calendar and timelines that plan and project for new construction, building renovations, maintenance, and grounds. Supervise staff that perform these functions for the College. Supply expertise and guidance on operations projects and systems. Supervision will be in coordination with Provosts/Executive Campus Officers.
Facilitate discussions with Executive Council, Executive Campus Directors, Deans, and other College personnel around discussions about facility use, needs, and desires. Lead and facilitate decision-making and prioritization efforts related to college vision and mission.
Represent District in approval and supervision of contractors, coordinating activities, ensuring adherence to project timelines, and reviewing project invoices and payments. This may also include oversight of the architects, pre-qualification, bidding and selection process of contractors for District facility projects. Develop and issue Notices to Proceed, Stop Orders, and Final Acceptance and Change orders. Attends to College's goals in energy management, environmental impact, safety, security, building accessibility and utility.

Identifies, recommends and implements new processes, technologies and systems to improve and streamline organizational processes, use of materials and resources. Establishes departmental goals and objectives for all areas of responsibility. Determine appropriate work standards as a means for evaluating the progress of all projects. Presents periodic performance reports and metrics to leadership.

Manages District budgets related to capital improvement projects (expenditure reports, development of purchase orders and tracking of projects).

Provide District wide direction, through the development of policies and procedures for the rental and use of College buildings.

Perform other duties as assigned. Required Qualifications Bachelor's Degree in a related field to essential functions. 10 years of progressively responsible industry related experience in facility management, planning, maintenance, physical plant, construction services, and/or information technology department, including at least 5 years of supervisory experience.
Three years in upper management required.
Strong supervisory and leadership skills. Demonstrated experience in project planning/and budget management. Demonstrated experience in aligning college values and priorities to resource request process and budget allocations.
Demonstrated ability to lead, manage and supervise a broad and diverse range of departments and people.
Demonstrated excellent communication and human relation skills.
Demonstrated competency in strategic planning.
Demonstrated senior management experience involving fiscal accountability, facilities, and auxiliary services. Demonstrated experience with safety, security, and emergency response planning.
Demonstrated effectiveness working with populations having diverse values, and/or coming from varied cultures and backgrounds and a commitment to diversity and equal opportunities.
Demonstrated ability to promote collaboration, teamwork and partnerships with internal and external constituents. Demonstrated ability to successfully work in a multi-campus environment.
Knowledge of current software applications.
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and related software programs. Desired Qualifications Masters or Ph.D. in, Architecture, Construction Management, Engineering, Business Management, Information Technology or other related field.
Management or leadership experience in an education setting, especially at a community college or with a community college system.
Experience in FEMA safety management protocols.
Experience acting as Emergency Operations Manager. Physical Requirements Constant:

  • Sit Occasional:
    • Lift Floor to Waist
    • Carry
    • Push/pull horizontal 10 lbs x 18 in
    • Lateral Pinch
    • Forward reach
    • Crouch
    • Neck Flexion, Extension & Rotation
    • Fine Motor Coordination
    • Hand & Foot Coordination
    • Stand
    • Ability to be Mobile
      Mobility accommodations will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis and determined by the essential functions of this position. Physical Demand Category Light Post offer, Pre-Employment Physical Test N/A Work Schedule Monday-Friday, day hours. Posting Date 12/21/2022 Deadline for Submitting Applications 01/31/2023 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants DMACC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer and embraces diversity. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. Individuals with disabilities desiring a reasonable accommodation in the application process should notify Human Resources at 515-964-6301 or by email jobs@dmacc.edu.

      THIS VACANCY REQUIRES : 1) A complete DMACC Employment Application (personal information, educational history, employment history, and supplemental questions). Incomplete applications and commenting "See Resume" will not be accepted. The application form will be used to screen applicants for required qualifications. 2) Attachment of transcripts to your electronic application. Transcripts must include the applicant's name and degrees conferred. Scanned copies are acceptable. Des Moines Area Community College shall not engage in nor allow discrimination covered by law against any person, group or organization. This includes in its programs, activities, employment practices, or hiring practices, and harassment or discrimination based on race, color, national origin, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information (in employment), and actual or potential parental, family or marital status. Veteran status in educational programs, activities, employment practices, or admission procedures is also included to the extent covered by law.

      Individuals who believe they have been discriminated against may file a complaint through the College Discrimination Complaint Procedure (HR3010). Complaint forms may be obtained from the Campus Provost's office, the Academic Deans' office, the Judicial Officer, or the EEO /AA Officer, Human Resources. ADA questions and concerns may be directed to the Section 504/ ADA Coordinator at 2006 S Ankeny Blvd, Bldg 6, Ankeny, IA 50023, phone 515-964-6857, dso@dmacc.edu. Title IX questions and concerns may be directed to the Title IX Coordinator at 2006 S Ankeny, Blvd, Bldg 1, Ankeny, IA 50023, phone 515-964-6216, Title9@dmacc.edu. Questions or complaints about this policy may be directed to the Director of the Office of Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, John C. Kluczynski Federal Building, 230 S. Dearborn Street, 37th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604-7204, phone 312/730-1576, fax 312-730-1576, TDD 800-877-8339, email OCR .Chicago@ed.gov. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
      • * Please state the specific qualifications/experiences that you believe have prepared you to serve as the DMACC Vice President of Operations. (Please answer in 250 words or less.)(Open Ended Question)
        • * Describe your experience leading and supervising a team. Describe the team you have led, including the number of direct reports and departments for which you are or have been responsible. (Please answer in 250 words or less)(Open Ended Question)
          • * Tell us about your experience in managing a facility plan in a multi-site environment. (Please answer in 250 words or less)(Open Ended Question)
            • * What is the largest budget you have been responsible for and how did you manage budget planning and meeting fiscal goals? (Please answer in 250 words or less)(Open Ended Question)
              • * Please describe your experience working with diverse groups of people. How do you establish and maintain professional working relationships with individuals of diverse backgrounds? (Please answer in 250 words or less)(Open Ended Question)
                • * How did you learn about this job opening?
                  • DMACC Employee Referral
                  • Friend/Relative
                  • Indeed.com
                  • TeachIowa.gov
                  • HigherEdJobs
                  • CareerBuilder
                  • The Chronicle of Higher Education
                  • Inside Higher Ed
                  • LinkedIn
                  • Iowa Workforce Development
                  • DMACC Website
                  • DMACC Applicant Job Alert Email
                  • Other
                  • * Have you completed the DMACC Employment Application (all personal information, educational history, employment history, and supplemental questions)?
                    • Yes
                    • No (If no, please return to the application and complete all additional information.)

Keywords: Des Moines Area Community College, Ankeny , Vice President, Operations, Executive , Ankeny, Iowa

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