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Vice Chancellor of Facilities Planning and Construction
Contra Costa Community College District in Martinez, California
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Date Posted 03/08/2019
Executive-President and Chancellor
Salary Contract -  
Employment Type Full-Time
Application Deadline Open until filled

Recruitment Type:

Open (Internal and External applicants)

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must submit a resume, unofficial transcript, and cover letter explaining how you meet the minimum and desirable job qualifications.

Position Title

Vice Chancellor of Facilities Planning and Construction


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Exempt (not eligible)



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Monday- Friday, 8am- 5pm

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Manager - Classified


M2072-Facilities Planning

Position Definition

The Vice Chancellor of Facilities Planning and Construction leads, manages, and oversees all aspects and phases of capital construction bond, real estate, and major facilities maintenance, renovation, and construction projects in multiple bond, state, and locally funded capital improvement programs Districtwide. The Vice Chancellor of Facilities Planning and Construction serves as a member of the Chancellor’s Cabinet and fosters a culture of program and project integrity, collaboration, mutual respect, innovation, and continuous improvement throughout the District.

Examples of Duties/Essential Functions

Advises the Chancellor on policies and strategic matters related to capital construction bonds, capital improvement programs, real estate, planning, and maintenance, renovation and construction projects and other physical plant related issues.

Leads strategic and long-range facilities planning for new construction and improvement projects throughout the District to ensure implementation of approved plans.

Works with District and College senior management teams to develop capital outlay and scheduled maintenance projects.

Assists in the development of Educational Master Plans and Facilities Master Plans which accurately represent the educational requirements of students, faculty, and staff needs.

Leads a team of staff and professional consultants in the development and execution of capital improvement renovation and construction projects.

Ensures that all colleges receive modern, safe, efficient facilities, and effective planning, design, construction contract administration during all project phases.

Develops and recommends construction policies, procedures, and goals for review and approval by the Chancellor.

Develops and implements department strategies, business practices, and processes to continually improve program effectiveness and project execution.

Oversees and ensures continuous improvement of facilities planning through reengineering, assessment of best practices, input from users and customers, and application of new technologies and solutions.

Manages and evaluates the overall program master schedule, scope, risk, and budget Districtwide to ensure projects are within scope, budget, and schedule within the parameters of various capital improvement and capital construction bond programs.

Prepares and administers the District’s facilities planning and construction budgets.

Leads the development of District standard contract templates, forms, and documents.

Directs the development of professional services requests and contracts, leads District and college leaders in best-value source selection, and acquisition of professional services for all capital improvement programs.

Directs development of District’s facility projects, including plans and specifications, bid documents, contract awards, construction change orders, and contract completion acceptances.

Works with Purchasing and Finance staff to ensure all program elements are in compliance with Federal, State, Local, and District laws, regulations, and policies.

Develops, analyzes and presents planning data to assist the Presidents, and Chancellor in conceptualizing new centers, colleges and facilities.

Serves as the main real estate point of contact for all district real property and improvements.

Advances and implements energy conservation strategies for retrofitted, remodeled or new facilities.

Serves as the interface for the District with local, state and federal agencies and with related business representatives and community members.

Assists in the oversight of employee, student, and public safety in Districtwide facilities, buildings, and construction locations.

Creates and provides quarterly capital improvement program reports to the District Governing Board and the Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee.

Represents the District at meetings with local public agencies, business organizations, community groups and others.

Directs and evaluates the work of facilities planning department staff members and consultants. Performs such other duties assigned or delegated by the Chancellor.

Minimum Qualification-Education/Experience

A bachelor’s degree in architecture, construction management, engineering, or related field from an accredited college or university.

Ten years of increasingly responsible experience in architectural and engineering design, construction management, real estate and facilities planning, and facilities maintenance and capital improvement programs.

Five years of experience in a senior leadership, executive, or managerial position managing multiple real estate, utility, maintenance and construction, and capital projects.

Understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socio-economic, race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, politics, philosophy, disability, and religious background of all students, faculty and staff.

Desirable Qualifications

- A master’s degree from an accredited college or university or registration as a professional engineer.
- Experience in higher education and/or public sector organizations.
- Experience in establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with various organizations and constituency groups.
- Leadership in successful oversight of a Bond Measure Program.
- Experience in working with the Division of the State Architect.

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Open Until Filled


Diversity Statement

It is the District’s policy to ensure that all qualified applicants for employment and employees have full and equal access to employment opportunity, and are not subjected to discrimination in any program or activity of the District on the basis of ethnic group identity, race, color, ancestry, religion, marital status, sex, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, parental status, citizenship or because an individual is perceived to have one or more of these characteristics or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

Foreign Degree and Credit Statement:

In accordance with the Human Resources Procedure 3050.05, all foreign degrees and credits used to meet the minimum qualifications must be evaluated by an approved National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) agency prior to the implementation of the equivalency process. You must upload your evaluation with your application when you apply for this position to be considered. We cannot accept foreign degree evaluations after the closing date. The candidate bears all responsibility and costs associated with obtaining the evaluation.

About Us

About the District
The mission of the Contra Costa Community College District is to transform lives by providing outstanding learning opportunities that nurture and empower all students to achieve their educational goals. The dedicated faculty, classified professionals and administrators in the District are committed to core values and action that promote excellence in learning and equitable student success. The District is committed to hiring and developing a diverse staff that understands that cultural diversity in the academic environment promotes academic excellence; fosters cultural, racial and human understanding; provides positive role models for all students; and creates an inclusive and supportive educational work environment for its students, employees, and the community it serves.

Located in Contra Costa County, in the beautiful and diverse San Francisco East Bay area, the District serves the 1 million residents of the County through education, business partnerships and service in the community. The District first opened its doors in 1949 and is the second oldest and eighth largest multi-college community college district in California. The District consists of three colleges and two centers; Contra Costa College in San Pablo; Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill; Los Medanos College in Pittsburg; and the centers in Brentwood and San Ramon. The District Office located in downtown Martinez, supports the mission and functions of the colleges.

As evidenced by the rich diversity in Contra Costa County, the District enrolls a highly diverse student population. Serving over 52,088 students a year, in 2017-18 fiscal year the demographic make-up of the students was 10% Black/African American; 17% Asian/Pacific Islander; 33% Hispanic/Latino; 29% White/Caucasian; and 11% Other.

The District actively encourages a diverse pool of applicants to serve the dynamic student population and work collaboratively with existing colleagues that are equally dynamic and diverse.

Contra Costa College
Contra Costa College is a dynamic, comprehensive community college with a diverse student population. The institution has served the communities of West Contra Costa County for more than 69 years. Most of the 10,500-plus students who attend the college come from local communities, but many also come from neighboring communities and from countries throughout the world. The college offers certificates and degree programs in 70 areas. It prepares students for immediate employment and for transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Faculty and staff are proud to be affiliated with an institution that has a tradition of excellence and a reputation for educating students to live and work in a diverse global environment.

Diablo Valley College
DVC is committed to increasing student success. The college has distinguished itself as one of the nation’s most successful community colleges by offering incomparable transfer opportunities and exceptional career-technical programs. In both Pleasant Hill and San Ramon, a diverse student body engages with high-quality instruction and support services designed for excellence and equity in student learning. DVC’s career-technical programs keep pace with emerging technologies and skill requirements, while unparalleled transfer programs prepare students to be successful in four-year colleges and universities. DVC continuously ranks among the top transfer pathways to UC Berkeley.

Los Medanos College
Los Medanos College, opened in 1974, is the newest campus of the Contra Costa Community College District. The college prepares students to excel and succeed economically, socially and intellectually in an innovative, engaging and supportive learning environment. LMC provides quality programs and state-of-the-art facilities to serve the needs of a rapidly-growing and changing East County while enhancing the quality of life of the diverse communities it serves. Los Medanos College is known for its transferable general education program and career technical programs strongly connected with local business and industry. The college serves approximately 10,000 students.

Employee Benefits:

Insurance: The District offers health, vision, dental and life insurance for monthly classified employees and managers/supervisors and their eligible dependents. Monthly classified employees and managers/supervisors covered by another health medical plan may waive District coverage and receive a monthly cash stipend.

Retirement: Most employees are members of the PERS (Public Employees Retirement System). Faculty employees and Academic Managers are members of the STRS (State Teachers Retirement System). Police Service employers are members of Safety Public Employees Retirement System.

Deferred Compensation: The District offers two optional deferred compensation plans. Eligible employees have a choice of the 457, 403b plans and a selection of savings and investment options.

Leave Allowance: The District offers monthly eligible classified employees and managers/supervisors a generous vacation and sick leave benefits as well as 20 paid holidays annually (which can vary based on length of winter break).

Additional Benefits: The District also offers monthly eligible classified employees and managers/supervisors educational reimbursements, employee assistance programs, a travel assistance plan, longevity compensation, retiree benefits, employee discounts on health memberships and a comprehensive wellness program.

Agency Shop: Local One Classified positions are within a collective bargaining unit. Local One employees are required to join the union or pay an equivalent service fee. This is a one-time initiation fee of $45.00 and monthly contributions of 1% of gross pay + $1. The United Faculty positions are also within a collective bargaining unit. United Faculty employees are required to join the union or pay an equivalent service fee. The monthly contribution is an agency fee of .55 % of gross pay + $2.50.

For further information regarding benefits eligibility and details please refer to the following documents available on the 4CD website:
Classified Employees Local 1 Contract (Article 20-Benefits):

Managers/Supervisors/Confidential Personnel Manual (Section 8-Insurance Benefits):


All job offers of employment are conditional upon the applicant’s satisfactory results of the Post Offer Pre-Placement Evaluation Program. This involves a physical strength test to demonstrate a minimum level of strength to perform the essential duties of the job. There is no charge for this service. Please do not make an appointment for testing until you have received notification from the Human Resources Department after a job offer is extended. The positions we currently evaluate are: Building Maintenance Worker, Custodian I and II, Lead Custodian, Cook, Food Services Assistant, Food Services Supervisor, Food Services Supply Clerk, Food Services Coordinator, Grounds Worker/ Gardener I and II, Senior/ Lead Grounds Worker/Gardener, Lead Maintenance Mechanic, Senior Equipment Maintenance Worker. If you are not hired in a listed classification, you may disregard this notification.

ADA Accommodations

In conformance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, requests for reasonable accommodations may be made to For administrative purposes, requests must be made at the time of application.

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