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Merced College in Merced, California
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Date Posted 08/06/2014
Admin-Facilities Management
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline 09/04/2014

Employment Opportunity

Management Range 6
Hiring Range: $80,222 - 88,515 
(additional compensation for doctorate)
Full Salary Range: $80,222 - 124,598
Closing Date:
September 4, 2014, 5:00 pm, PST
Beginning Date:
October, 2014 (approximate)

Minimum Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree from an acceptable accredited institution in Plant Engineering, Facilities Management, or related field AND four years of supervisory experience.
  • Sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.


  • Master’s degree from an acceptable accredited institution in Plant Engineering, Facilities Management, or related field AND meet the qualifications for the approval by the California State Architect as an electrical and/or mechanical inspector AND familiarity with Computer-Aided Design (CAD).

General Description:

Plan, operate and maintain college buildings, building systems, equipment, campus grounds, custodial, and transportation; and oversees construction projects and Capital Planning and Events.

Essential Functions

  • Oversee and provide effective leadership of Maintenance, Custodial, Grounds, and Transportation staff.
  • Provides professional leadership including effective deployment of staff, effective forecasting, planning and feasibility analysis, project management scheduling, budget development and control, and analytical and accountability analysis
  • Evaluate maintenance, operation, and transportation staff and managers as assigned.
  • Directs preventive maintenance program and daily service requests.
  • Perform critical analysis of daily activity and support performance for all building and institutional equipment operations and service needs.
  • Assure safe disposal of hazardous materials according to District standards.
  • Prepare schedule and perform functional needs assessments by advance planning, scheduling, procurement, and resource allocation.
  • Perform semi-annual and annual scheduling of long term service, repair, and replacement needs.
  • Ensure/perform annual safety inspections such as fire, elevators, chairlifts, etc.
  • Provide alternative to programs while repairs are in progress.
  • Oversees the budgets for maintenance, custodial, grounds and transportation.
  • Oversee major contracts, capitol construction and renovation projects and work with architects, contractors, and engineers on special projects.
  • Oversee remodels, new construction and coordinate staff and resources.
  • Plans and schedules projects to minimize impact on District programs.
  • Develop annual and five year plan and project state funded Scheduled Maintenance.
  • Assure safe operation of a variety of vehicles and equipment, including tractors, vans, carts, mowers trucks, forklifts and power tools.
  • As necessary, respond to on-call and emergency situations.
  • Serves as a member on various college committees and teams.
  • Serve as campus evening supervisor on a rotational basis with administrative / management personnel.
  • Oversees master key system.
  • Maintains complete records and maps of utility systems and changes made in these systems.
  • Participate in the planning, staffing and coordination of special campus events.
  • Prepare annual service agreements.

Knowledge of:

  • Building construction, alteration, repair methods and building materials used in the various building maintenance.
  • Electrical distribution and heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment.
  • Appropriate methods, materials and equipment used in the custodial, grounds, and vehicle maintenance.
  • Principles and practices in maintenance management.
  • Methods of estimating costs of construction and repair of buildings and grounds.
  • State and local codes related to construction and repair of school buildings.
  • Proper building inspection methods.

Ability to:

  • Interpret and apply District policies and procedures.
  • Interpret technical building codes, plans, and specifications.
  • Read, interpret, and work from drawings and blueprints.
  • Estimate materials and labor costs.
  • Maintain records and prepare reports and develop budget estimates.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with contractors, assigned personnel, faculty, campus staff, managers and administrators.
  • Supervise, train, and evaluate personnel and work cooperatively with others.

How to Apply:   All applicants must provide the following items by the closing date in order to be considered for this recruitment.  If materials are emailed or faxed in order to meet the deadline, it is the responsibility of the candidate to send originals immediately.  Email to:  HR@mccd.edu, Fax 209-384-6103

1. Completed Merced College application (available below) 
2. Letter of interest expressing your qualifications for the position
3. Resume
4. Three recent letters of recommendation
5. Legible unofficial college transcripts (undergraduate and graduate) are acceptable at this point.  Transcripts must include the degree major and date the institution granted the degree.  Official copies are not required unless applicant is hired. Foreign transcripts must include a U.S. evaluation and translation.

It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that all required materials are in the Human Resources Office on the filing deadline. Incomplete application packets will not be considered.

All materials submitted in your application file become District property and will not be returned to you. Please send to:

Merced College
Office of Human Resources
3600 M Street
Merced, CA 95348-2898

Individuals with disabilities may request any needed accommodation to participate in the application process. Please submit your request with your application to the Human Resources Office.

Interview Information: Those applicants deemed most qualified for the position will be invited to appear for oral interviews before a screening committee.  Finalist interviews with district administrators will follow the same or next day.  A limited number of candidates will be invited to interviews.  Expenses for travel and accommodations will be the responsibility of the candidates.

Applications for Download

Academic or Administrative Service Application

Word Document [226k] - This application may be downloaded, saved to disk, and filled out using Microsoft Word 97 or higher. You may navigate the application blank by tabbing from field to field or pointing and clicking with the mouse. The blanks where information is to be filled in are non-printing characters. If there are additional pages in your application because of the information you included, that is OK. Merced College and the eight other colleges will accept your document as it prints.

PDF Format [62k] - This application may be printed and filled out using pen or a typewriter.

Employee Benefits: The District’s pays (with small contribution from employee) health, prescription, vision and dental insurance premiums for the employee and dependents. Life and income protection insurance premiums are provided for the employee only, as well as paid vacation, sick leave and holidays.

Condition of EmploymentThe selected candidate must be livescanned and tested for tuberculosis at his/her own expense prior to the start of employment.  In compliance with the Immigration Reform Act of 1986, all new employees are required to verify their identity and the right to work in the United States.    Applicant must be able to perform essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.  All offers of employment are subject to approval by the Board of Trustees.

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