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CUNY Vice President for Campus Planning and Facility Management in New York, New York

Vice President for Campus Planning and Facility Management

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Hunter College

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Hunter College is the largest of the senior colleges in the City University of New York with an enrollment of approximately 20,000, including nearly 5,000 graduate students. At multiple campus locations in the city. Hunter offers a wide range of baccalaureate and master's degree programs in more than thirty academic departments and professional schools, and participates in the Ph.D. program of the City University of New York.

The Vice President for Campus Planning and Facility Management reports to the President and is responsible for the following operations: Plant operations Maintenance, Custodial Planning, Instructional Computing and Information Technology, Public Safety and Security, Environmental Health and Safety, Facilities Management and Planning.


The Vice President will be responsible for:

  • Leading strategic direction and oversight of activities related to the college’s physical assets, construction and renovation projects, services and campus plant operations, including utilities, grounds, maintenance and custodial services.

  • Supporting strategic real estate planning, acquisitions and development.

  • Collaborating with all relevant constituencies in the College to support efforts in the area of capital improvements.

  • Serving as a member of the President’s Cabinet and providing senior staff support.

  • Managing day-to-day operational activities for capital projects, including design and construction.

  • Leveraging resources to address competing priorities while spearheading the mission of Facilities Management to maintain, construct, renew, and operate a clean, attractive, safe, accessible, and sustainable physical environment.

  • Advancing the College’s facilities initiatives and providing policy and planning advice.

  • Administering the University’s property and land assets, facilitating strategic planning, campus master plan, capital planning, facility design and construction, facility maintenance, capital construction project management and continuous improvement of its facilities

  • Accountability for the success of the overall planning, development, implementation and integration of the Department of Instructional Computing and Information Technology.

  • Presiding over the Public Safety Department and enforcing all established safety and security policies and procedures at the college

  • Directing and overseeing the Department of Environmental Health and Safety to maintain compliance with occupational, laboratory, environmental, and other safety standards issued by agencies having regulatory jurisdiction over the campus.


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. Additional qualifications are defined below by the College.


An advanced degree in a related field and at least ten years of progressively more responsible senior level experience in a broad variety of management areas, preferably in a large public institutional setting. Candidates should also have a strong commitment to the goals of urban, public higher education in a multi-cultural, multi-racial environment. Further preferred criteria include knowledge and appreciation of the complexities facing a comprehensive college in the twenty-first century as well as record of leadership and success in strategic planning and problem solving.


Vice President


Salary commensurate with education and experience ($200.000- $250,0000).

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.


Applications must be submitted online by accessing the CUNY Portal on City University of New York job website Tosearch for thisvacancy,click on SEARCH ALL POSTINGS and in SEARCH JOBS field, enter the Job Opening ID number 26152.

Click on the "APPLY NOW" button and follow the application instructions. Current users of the site should access their established accounts; new users should follow the instructions to set up an account. Please have your documents available to attach into the application before you begin. Note, the required material must be uploaded as ONE document under CV/ Resume (do not upload individual files for a cover letter, references, etc.). The document must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format- and name of file should not exceed ten

(10) characters – also DO NOT USE SYMBOLS (such as accents (é, è, (â, î or ô), ñ, ü, ï , –, _ or ç)). Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Please include:

  • Cover Letter and/ or Statement of scholarly interests

  • Curriculum Vitae/ Resume

  • Names and contact information of 3 references

Upload all documents as ONE single file-- PDF format preferred.


The search will remain open until the position is filled. The committee will begin reviewing complete applications on January 31, 2023. Applications submitted after the deadline will only be considered if the position/s remain open after initial round.


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CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.