Post Date: 08/14/2019
Close Date: 09/15/2019
For more information and to apply, please visit multco.us/jobs!
Pay Range: $100,389.34 - $160,622.50
You aren’t just a manager or director, you are an inspiring leader who has the ability to bring out the best in your peers, managers, and staff. You are an experienced Facilities leader who understands the complexities of contemporary facilities and property management, construction, and maintenance projects. You are a visionary thinker who has the innate ability to balance the day-to-day operations and the larger 10, 20, and 30-year strategic plan. You create a work environment that is inclusive, safe and welcoming for all and understand Facilities’ role to make sure this is possible for the whole organization. If this resonates with you, we are looking for the next Facilities & Property Management Director and encourage you to learn more and apply.
The primary duties for the Facilities & Property Management Director include:
-Balance strategic and operational responsibilities for managing and maintaining over 140 County-owned and leased locations
-Develop and maintain close working relationships with senior-level county operations and elected leaders to understand program objectives and ensure the division can efficiently meet the ever-changing needs
-Ensure the real estate portfolio is cost-effectively managed, the effectiveness of the portfolio is monitored, and the overall risk is identified, monitored and managed
-Ensure appropriate capital and asset preservation plans/programs are developed, monitored and maintained
-Ensure ongoing operations and maintenance are of high quality, efficient, effectively quantified and in compliance with county policies and all applicable local, state and federal regulations
A successful candidate will possess the following competencies and skills:
-Leadership: You actively lead through collaboration.
-Promoting Equity: You foster an inclusive workplace where diversity and individual differences are valued and leveraged to achieve the vision, mission, and goals of the organization.
-Strategic Adeptness: You develop a global vision and understanding to achieve organizational goals.
-Building Relationships: You create mutually beneficial relationships with coworkers, customers, community members, and clients based on understanding and respect.
-Navigating Change: You adopt new competencies and techniques as needed to respond to a complex, uncertain and sometimes volatile environment.
-Acting with Integrity: You hold yourself to a high standard of professional, honest, and transparent behavior.
About Us: The Multnomah County Facilities and Property Management Division (F&PM) manages over 3.5 million square feet of owned and leased space for County Programs in over 140 locations that range from warehouses to health clinics to jails. The division works with policymakers and departments to align business goals with long-term space requirements while providing a sustainable capital asset preservation program. The division's responsibilities include facilities strategic planning and oversight; planning, design, and construction management for capital improvements; office and building renovations and modifications which include systems, furniture, and program infrastructure improvements, facilities maintenance, and repair; facilities operations; and customer service and support. The Facilities' mission is to provide access to safe, functional and adaptable facilities in a financially responsible, socially equitable and environmentally sustainable manner.
We will consider any combination of relevant work experience, volunteering, education, and transferable skills as qualifying unless an item or section is labeled required. Please be clear and specific about how your background is relevant.
Minimum Qualifications/Transferable Skills:
-Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in architecture, engineering, facilities planning, construction management, public or business administration or a closely related field
-Eight (8) years of progressively responsible experience in facility construction and maintenance and real estate acquisition and at least five (5) years of executive or management experience
-Must pass a criminal background check
Preferred Qualifications/Transferable Skills: You do not need to have the following preferred qualifications/transferable skills to qualify. However, keep in mind we may consider some or all of the following when identifying the most qualified candidates. Please clearly explain on your application how you meet any of the following preferred qualifications/transferable skills.
-Experience managing facilities in a large, complex organization
-Experience in a highly unionized environment
-Experience in a political environment
-Experience with board presentations or speaking to audiences of executive leaders
Screening and Evaluation
The Application Packet:
-A completed online application.
-An uploaded resume covering relevant experience and education. Please be sure your resume includes the following for each employer: name of employer, location, dates of employment, your title, a brief summary of your responsibilities, the number of employees under your supervision.
-An uploaded cover letter that expands on your resume, addresses why you are interested in this position and demonstrates how your experience and skill set align with the minimum and preferred qualifications listed.
Note: The application, resume and cover letter should demonstrate your work experience/skills and how it is related to those shown in the Overview and Qualify sections of the job announcement. Please be thorough, as these materials may be scored and determine your eligibility for an interview.
The Selection Process: For details about how we typically screen applications, review our overview of the selection process page. We expect to evaluate candidates for this recruitment as follows:
We have engaged an executive search firm, Wahl and Associates, LLC, known for leading inclusive search processes, to assist us in this important search and recruitment process.
-Initial review of minimum qualifications: We may do an additional preferred review and/or send out additional supplemental questions to identify those highest qualified.
-Consideration of top candidates: We will consider qualified candidates in order of rank and score from the list of eligible candidates. This may include panel interview(s), a hiring interview, and/or additional testing to determine the best candidates for a position.
-Background check and reference checks: All finalists must pass a thorough criminal records check and reference check.
This recruitment may be used to fill full-time, part-time, temporary, limited duration and on-call positions.
Type of Position: This salaried executive position is not eligible for overtime.
Location: 401 N Dixon St, Portland, OR 97227
Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm. There is some flexibility with the start and end times and a possibility of a 9/80 schedule.