CUNY Assistant Vice President for Campus Planning and Facilities in New York, New York


The Borough of Manhattan Community College is a City University of New York (CUNY) community colege located in Lower Manhattan’s Tribeca and Financial Districts, with over 26,000 students. BMCC offers a broad range of academic and associate degree programs in the liberal arts, sciences and professional career areas. Since 1983, the College has been a hub for the educational, intellectual and artistic activity in the Downtown Community and has been a strategic partner and resource in the reimagining of the World Trade Center community in which it is located. BMCC’s student population is drawn from all of NYC’s five boroughs and in terms of enrollment, is CUNY’s largest higher educational institution.

The College's faculty, administration, and staff are committed to educational excellence as they instill in students an enduring love of learning and respect for pluralism and diversity. The BMCC community recognizes its responsibility to strive for the common good, including an informed appreciation for the interdependence of all people, as well as providing students with the opportunities for successful future careers.

Reporting to the Vice President for Administration and Planning, the Assistant Vice President for Campus Planning and Facilities is responsible for overseeing comprehensive facilities management operations that provide facilities planning, space administration, construction management, facilities maintenance and repair, renovations, physical plant management, architectural and engineering services, utilities distribution, custodial, landscape, and other maintenance services to the Borough of Manhattan Community College.

Chief responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Supervise the functions of the Physical Plant, and the Offices of Facilities Management (Buildings and Grounds), and Campus Planning.

  • Oversee, develop and implement protocols for managing campus facilities, including construction projects, renovations, preventive and routine maintenance, special projects and projects under the supervision of the City University of New York (CUNY) and the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York (DASNY).

  • Oversee the development, implementation and maintenance of databases to record and track facilities projects, routine maintenance, maintenance on all major systems and equipment, and maintain a College-wide facilities management system.

  • Represent the College with CUNY, DASNY, and other offices related to the facilities area.

  • Develop protocols and policies for energy conservation, management of the College capital budget, and strategies to ensure a safe and healthful environment on campus.

  • Evaluate contractor performance for design and construction and ensures proper procedures are developed and adhered to for occupancy.

  • Oversee energy and sustainability initiatives on behalf of the College. Develops, implements and assesses department goals, policies, and procedures to ensure alignment with the College's strategic plan.


This position is in CUNY's Executive Compensation Plan. All executive positions require a minimum of a Bachelor's degree and eight years' related experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university in architecture, engineering or related field; Master's preferred.

  • Five to ten years' experience at a managerial level position in facilities services (a minimum of eight years related experience required).

  • Experience and knowledge in facilities planning, design and construction, facilities maintenance management, utilities operations and the supervision of these areas.

  • Demonstrated evidence of ability in the management of a multi-facility complex.

  • Experience in personnel management and training.

  • The ability to establish effective and productive working relationships with diverse campus constituents is essential.

  • Must have excellent communications skills.


Assistant Vice President


Salary commensurate with education and experience.

CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.


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Open until filled; review of resumes begins July 11, 2018.


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Job Title: Assistant Vice President for Campus Planning and Facilities

Job ID: 18903

Location: Borough of Manhattan CC

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular