Executive Director, Facilities Services - Competition Number 20-94
About Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Kwantlen Polytechnic University is an innovative, transformative and ambitious post-secondary institution that serves the needs of Metro Vancouver, British Columbia, and beyond.
With campuses in Richmond, Surrey-Newton, Surrey City Centre, Surrey-Cloverdale and Langley, KPU has opened the doors to success for more than 250,000 graduates over its nearly 40-year history.
KPU is a teaching university, delivering degree programs, credentials in technology and trades, career and preparatory studies, and professional education.
As Canada’s only polytechnic university, KPU emphasizes applied degree education and is committed to broad-based undergraduate learning that prepares students for successful and rewarding careers while also providing them with the ethical framework and critical understanding necessary for good citizenship.
Anticipating a future that will continue to change the way we work and live, KPU has a unique polytechnic strategy focused on making the world a better place through access to lifelong, meaningful education.
KPU is seeking a permanent, full-time Executive Director, Facilities Services. This position is responsible for the strategic leadership in all aspects of Facilities Services in alignment with the University’s strategic vision. This includes capital planning, space utilization and design, income generation through food services, parking and bookstores (Ancillary Services), and facilities operational and construction services. This role is responsible for planning, conceptualization, design or construction of minor (under $3 million) facilities projects within a multi-location environment and manages an operating and capital budget of approximately $11 million.
This role reports to the Vice President, Finance & Administration. Reporting directly to this position are Directors of Maintenance & Operations, Planning & Construction, and Ancillary Services, a Divisional Business Manager, and a Confidential Assistant.
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Who are we looking for?
An experienced leader with a strong background in Facilities Management, who has a proven track record of leading cross-functional teams in planning, project management, budgeting and process improvement, as well as the ability to develop and implement facilities strategies and plans that direct the evolution of a large, complex organization. This leader will also have the following qualifications:
This position is based out of our Surrey campus and frequent travel between campuses will be required.
What education & experience should you have?
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Please include a current resume or CV as well as photocopies of post-secondary transcripts.
This role will remain open until filled, however a review of applications will begin on October 5, 2020.
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