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 staff of unit.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Manages staff and operations of unit 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 development of related policy;
Interprets and administers pertinent laws;
Assists in preparation of unit budget;
Maintains contacts with individuals within and outside of 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 provision of cost effective maintenance, asset and management strategies, determines 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;
Leads the recruitment and hiring of staff, including outreach, interview and selection;
Performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
and ability to apply management principles and practices;
relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations;
principles and practices of facilities, logistical planning and asset management;
trades including building, custodial and grounds;
oral and written communications skills;
Considerable ability to
establish and maintain cooperative relationships with individuals contacted in work process;
prepare oral and written reports;
estimate and plan space requirements for budgeted state agency operations;
utilize computer software.
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 for a Bachelor’s degree.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
Classified/Competitive - Delegated
As defined by Sec. 5-196 of the Connecticut General Statutes, a job class is a position or group of positions that share general characteristics and are categorized under a single title for administrative purposes. As such, a job class is not meant to be all-inclusive of every task and/or responsibility.
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Manager of Facilities Planning in Salary Group MP 62 approved effective March 31, 2017. (Revised to add Acknowledgement section and modify content) Final 22-007