PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)
In the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Properties and Facilities Management, this class is accountable for managing statewide facilities planning activities, and logistics by coordinating strategic, logistical and operational support to state agencies.
Receives administrative direction from an administrative official of higher grade.
Manages the staff of the unit.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Manages operations and staff including trades in assignments related to facilities and strategic planning, space utilization, and logistics; coordinates, plans, and manages unit activities; formulates program goals and objectives; assists in the development of related policy; interprets and administers pertinent laws; evaluates staff; assists in the preparation of the unit budget; maintains contacts with individuals both within and outside of the section who might impact or be impacted by program activities; manages implementation of relocation efforts of state occupied space with cost savings at forefront of goals; oversees statewide property program; oversees the provision of cost effective maintenance, asset and management strategies, determines the most economical and satisfactory method of implementation, and maximizes space utilization to meet agency needs; manages staff, consultants and design professionals for agency relocation and facilities planning with direction and support on matters including budget, personnel, customer service, schedules and asset management; assists agency heads and executive management with their roles within the change process, including anticipation and remediation of obstacles; develops communication plans and assembly of teams representing all stakeholders for change events; assigns priorities to project proposals based on agency services, existing facilities, and availability of funds; develops schedules and timelines for cost effective relocation of state workers; compiles and systematically updates a complete inventory of all property available to the state; coordinates facilities planning with other state agencies engaged in planning and area development; provides data pertaining to facilities planning; agency relocation and change efforts and statewide property program; assists agencies with asset management and surplus disposition; assists agencies with records retention, scanning and storage issues; performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Knowledge of the principles and practices of facilities, logistical planning and asset management; knowledge of trades including building, custodial and grounds; knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; knowledge of relevant State and Federal laws, statutes, and regulations; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communications skills; considerable ability to establish and maintain cooperative relationships with all those contacted in the work; considerable ability to prepare oral and written reports; administrative ability; ability to estimate and plan space requirements for budgeted state agency operations; ability to utilize computer software; some supervisory ability.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Eight (8) years of experience in strategic planning or public or corporate facilities planning.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Public Works Director of Facilities Planning in Salary Group MP 67 approved effective January 15, 1988. (Revised to re-title, adjust Salary Group and modify content)