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Director of Capital Programs - Facilities and Services

Company: Triton College
Location: Champaign
Posted on: May 3, 2024

Job Description:

Director of Capital Programs - Facilities and Services
Director of Capital Programs
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Job Summary
Illinois is a world leader in research, teaching, and public engagement. We serve the state, the nation, and the world by creating knowledge, preparing students for lives of impact, and addressing critical societal needs through the transfer and application of knowledge. Illinois is the place where we embrace difference. We embrace it because we value it. Illinois is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the Illinois community.
The Director of Capital Programs provide coordination and administrative oversight for planning, design and construction of new buildings, additions/modifications to existing buildings, and associated backbone infrastructure in support of the mission of the University. Also assume responsibility for contract specialists to bid and procure consulting and construction services. The Director is responsible for leadership and executive administration of five departments that make up the Capital Programs Division: Capital Planning and Space Management, Deferred Maintenance and Classroom Improvement Programs, Sustainability and Transportation Demand Management, Contract Administration and Project Management. Lead the design process and manage outside consultants and external contractors as well as construction managers. With six direct reports to the Director, the Division is supported by a staff of 40 full-time academic and civil service personnel.
The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or veteran status. For more information, visit .
Duties & Responsibilities
1. Administration of the capital planning, design, and construction process for the Urbana campus, working with campus units from project initiation through project completion2. Oversee the execution of all Capital Projects to ensure completion on time and on budget with the expected quality3. Provide leadership and management to all units included within the Capital Programs Division4. Establishment of policies and procedures related to project definition, planning, budgeting, and delivery methodologies5. Oversight of the University Qualification Based Selection process for the employment of Architects, Engineers, and Land Surveyors6. Procurement of construction services from Architects, Engineers, Construction Managers and Contractors7. Development of capital improvement priorities and preparation of the State Capital Budget submission for the Urbana campus8. Administrative management of all campus, university, and leased space resources in support of the Office of the Provost9. Administration of the site evaluation and selection process for buildings, additions, and land improvements10. Coordination of capital projects requiring Board of Trustee actions with the Office of Capital Programs and Real Estate Services11. Provide guidance and input on the development and use of all capital delivery support systems, including PRZM, FCPWeb, CAPS and Upside12. Establishment of the parameters for Project Labor Agreement use13. Monitor and review all federal, state, and University rules and regulations affecting design and construction14. Serve on campus committees and panels as needed15. Represent Facilities & Services and the Urbana Campus on City, County and Regional Planning Committees and task forces, including but not limited to GIS Consortium, CUUATS, Regional Planning Committee, UIRP Design Review Committee and East Central Illinois Building and Construction Trade Council
Minimum Qualifications
Applicant must have a bachelors degree in Construction Management, Architecture, or Engineering. Ten years of progressively responsible administrative and supervisory experience in facility design, construction and/or management in universities, school boards, hospitals or similar organizations is required. Ability to delegate and supervise the work of planning, project management and support staff, work effectively with academic individuals and groups on a variety of issues, and handle numerous issues simultaneously and meet required and sometime difficult deadlines; possess strong communication skills both verbal and written, working knowledge of applicable University space standards and management tools, and prior experience with development of capital budgets for a large institution are also required.
Preferred Qualifications
Graduate degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Architecture, or related fields. Experience in the field of facility management at major research university or large public institutions. Proven records of strong leadership abilities to lead teams of project management professionals to develop and implement major capital and renewal projects.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrated very strong communication and follow-through skills
  • Demonstrated very strong organizational skills
  • Understanding the challenges of online programs and courses
  • Understanding the needs of adult students
  • Familiarity with project management principles and strategies

    Appointment Information
    This is a 100% full-time Academic Professional position, appointed on a 12-month basis. The expected start date is as soon as possible after 6/30/2023. Salary is commensurate with experience.
    Application Procedures & Deadline Information
    Applications must be received by 6:00 pm (CST) on June 30, 2023. Apply for this position using the Apply Now button at the top or bottom of this posting. Applications not submitted through will not be considered. For further information about this specific position, please contact Ken McCray - . For questions regarding the application process, please contact 217-333-2137.
    The University of Illinois System is an equal opportunity employer, including but not limited to disability and/or veteran status, and complies with all applicable state and federal employment mandates. Please visit to view our non-discrimination statement and find additional information about required background checks, sexual harassment/misconduct disclosures, COVID-19 vaccination requirement, and employment eligibility review through .
    Applicants with disabilities are encouraged to apply and may request a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (2008) to complete the application and/or interview process. Requests may be submitted through the reasonable accommodations Requests may be submitted through the reasonable accommodations , or by contacting the Accessibility & Accommodations Division of the Office for Access and Equity at 217-333-0885, or by emailing .

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