As the head of the University's Department for Facilities Design and Construction, the Associate Director provides general management, supervision, and professional direction to a comprehensive facilities management organization that provides planning; space administration; architectural and engineering; and construction management including the remote facilities of the Breathitt Veterinary Center, WRPSEC-Hopkinsville, Paducah, Hancock Biological Station and the main campus. The department manages an annual construction volume ranging from 20 to 100 million dollars, involving many different types of buildings and intended uses.
Responsible for assisting to Director of Facilities Management in managing the strategic planning and capital development of the university facilities.
Responsible for all aspects of facility project development and management, as well as direct supervision over project managers and staff of the Facilities Design and Construction office.
Assists in the development and implementation of campus energy initiatives.
Responsible for coordinating effective communication and collaboration between campus constituents, project architects, engineers, and general contractors.
Responsible for making occasional presentations to legislative committees and the Board of Regents as required.
Develops and recommends policies, planning guidelines and procedures for the development of the University's biennial capital plan and manages the plan through the process of development, approval and implementation.
Develops and implements or recommends, University policies and procedures for facilities management and capital construction.
Maintains campus master plan and current boundary line information.
Maintains land and building data for campus facilities.
Serves as a senior member of the Facilities Management leadership team.
Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Facilities Management.
Minimum Education Requirements:
Bachelor's degree or higher.
Minimum Experience and Skill Requirements:
Must be currently licensed as a Professional Engineer (PE)
Five years of progressively increasing responsibility in project design, management and construction.
Must have a thorough knowledge of facilities planning, design and construction.
Demonstrated thoughtful communication skills with a wide variety of audiences and customers.
Must have good oral and written communication skills appropriate for individual, group and formal communications.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Along with the application, the following items must be included:
Letter of application
Internal Number: 8598
About Murray State University
Murray State University, located in far western Kentucky, serves as a nationally recognized residential comprehensive university, with a strong extended campus and online presence, offering high-quality associate, baccalaureate, masters, specialist and doctorate degrees.