Director, Business and Administrative Services
Administrator II-Range A
Capital Programs and Facilities Management
Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications
Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Standing on 241 acres at the heart of Southern California, the university was founded in 1957 and has grown into a population of over 39,000 students. As Titans, we believe that diverse perspectives deepen our understanding. We are committed to giving students the support they need to graduate, while responding to California's revolving work force needs. At California State University, Fullerton we strive for continual improvement of students, staff, faculty and administrators through orientations, training programs and professional development opportunities. As part of the Titan Community, you have access to many campus facilities and services including but not limited to the Grand Central Art Center in Santa Ana, CSUF Garden Grove Center, Fullerton Arboretum, cultural events and performances in the Clayes Performing Arts Center, Cal State Fullerton Athletics sports events, Titan Recreation Center, and the Employee Wellness Program.
It is an exciting time to join Cal State Fullerton as we are an in demand comprehensive University that is driven to shape the future of education and foster a vibrant community of diverse students, faculty, staff and administrators who uphold values of inclusive excellence, free speech, and an environment free from discrimination. We are continuously seeking individuals from a variety of career disciplines that share in the University's mission and core values. We warmly welcome you to consider joining the Titan Community where minds expand and opportunities flourish.
About the Position:
The Capital Programs and Facilities Management Department is committed to planning, developing, and maintaining a safe, sustainable, and high quality learning and working environment for the campus community. Capital Programs and Facilities Management provides oversight of university resources and assets and is responsible for the development of the University's facilities including land use planning, capital improvement, project development, construction, as well as facilities operations and maintenance including custodial services, landscape services, building trade services, mechanical and electrical, and recycling services. We are seeking an exceptional individual to join our team as the Director, Business and Administrative Services. The ideal candidate in this role should have a positive attitude, an active, energetic mind, and a leadership style that is characterized by highly ethical practices and a commitment to diversity, openness, flexibility, integrity, and kindness.
The Director of Business and Administrative Services reports directly to the Associate Vice President for Capital Programs and Facilities Management (CPFM) and is a key member of the CPFM senior leadership team. The Director assists the Associate Vice President with the direction, management and oversight of the financial, budgeting, and business functions. Administers departmental activities to ensure the accomplishment of objectives within established funding parameters. Directly responsible for the planning, management and direction of the following operations and services within the department: Cost Accounting, Payroll, Material Control, Mail Center, Shipping and Receiving and the Service Center. This position coordinates a wide variety of financial affairs and activities, and interprets and applies University policies and procedures. The Director of Business and Administrative Services collaborates with and supports Planning and Design and Construction Management on project administrative, business and fiscal activities related to projects. Manages, oversees and applies sound judgement and expertise and reports on financial, business and administrative programs specific and unique to design, construction and capital projects activities. In this capacity, the director provides a high level of leadership, advises and makes recommendations to the Associate Vice President for CPFM relative to Business and Administrative Services functions. This position also works on special projects as assigned by the Associate Vice President for CPFM that vary in scope and may have either divisional or campus-wide impact. As a member of the CPFM senior leadership team, the director of Business and administrative Services works in a team to develop and implement CPFM strategic goals and initiatives. Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university in business, finance, accounting, management, or a related field, in combination with a minimum of five years of experience in a similar role planning and leading the activities of a business operational unit. In-depth experience supervising and providing leadership to both managers and staff. Extensive knowledge and experience managing administrative budget, fiscal and business operations services and support. Experience with governmental or public sector accounting and/or budgeting. Successful experience being a part of a team and working with others to accomplish goals and tasks. Experience with quality improvement initiatives. Proven ability to facilitate and implement large projects from start to finish. Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as strong interpersonal skills with a proven ability to guide others in a highly collaborative manner. Possession of excellent customer service skills and ability to work with others to resolve problems. Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with full range of internal and external constituents at all levels. Ability to work independently and work effectively and collegially with individuals and groups of people as part of a team.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.
Master's degree from an accredited college or university in management, leadership, business administration, finance, or a related field. Professional experience working in the public sector. Professional experience with the financial policies, procedures, and accounting systems used in the California State University system. General knowledge of construction management, facilities management operations and capital development processes.
Valid California driver's license.
California State University, Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the University's strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.
The scope of responsibilities for this position includes the making or participating in the making of decisions that may have a material financial benefit on the incumbent. Therefore, you will be required to file an initial "Conflict of Interest Form 700: Statement of Economic Interests" within thirty (30) days from date of hire and on an annual basis; and complete the CSU sponsored ethics on-line training within thirty (30) days of appointment, and at least once during each consecutive period of two calendar years following the appointment.
The person holding this position is considered a mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool.
If you are applying for a staff position, please note that you are not eligible to work concurrently in a staff position and an Academic Student position such as Graduate Assistant, Teaching Associate, Instructional Student Assistant or a Student Assistant position.
Regular attendance is considered an essential job function.
Employee/applicant who submits an application for a position may be required to successfully complete job related performance test(s) as part of the selection process.
Online application/resume must be received by electronic submission on the final filing date by 9:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time)/midnight (Eastern Standard Time). Applicants who fail to complete all sections of the online application form will be disqualified from consideration.
California State University, Fullerton is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B Visas).
Advertised: 06 Feb 2020 (7:00 AM) Pacific Standard Time
Applications close: 16 Apr 2020 (9:00 PM) Pacific Standard Time
Closing Date/Time: April 16, 2020