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Director (III) of Sustainability

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applicants applying to this Los Rios Community College District Administrative position are REQUIRED to complete fully and submit: 1. Los Rios Community College District Administrative Application 2. Unofficial transcripts of college/university work (graduate advising documents and grade reports will not be accepted as unofficial transcripts). NOTE: Los Rios employees are also required to submit unofficial copies of transcripts. 3. Resume 4. Two letters of recommendation 5. Letter of Interest 6. Copy of Professional Engineer (P.E.) and/or Certified Energy Manager (C.E.M.) Certification Note: Applications submitted without all required documents, listed above, will be disqualified. Applicants indicating "see resume" on the online application will be disqualified. Also individuals who have completed college or university course work at an institution in a country other than the United States must obtain a complete evaluation of foreign transcripts, degrees and other relevant documents. A foreign transcript evaluation is required any time foreign course work is used to meet minimum qualifications and/or salary placement even if the foreign transcript has been accepted by a college or university in the United States. Foreign transcript evaluations are ONLY accepted from AICE (Association of International Credential Evaluations, Inc.) or NACES (The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services) agencies or evaluators. Foreign Degree Transcript Evaluations click here Do not submit additional materials that are not requested.

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Posting Title Director (III) of Sustainability
Location Los Rios Community College District (Facilities Management)
Department Location Facilities Management
Posting Number AE00113P
The Institution

The Los Rios Community College District is a two-year public college district serving the greater Sacramento region. Our district includes American River, Cosumnes River, Folsom Lake and Sacramento City colleges; major centers in Placerville, Davis, West Sacramento, Elk Grove, Natomas and Rancho Cordova; and special services for business and industry.

Our colleges offer transfer education – students complete freshman and sophomore years and transfer to a four-year college or university – and AA/AS degrees and certificates in over 70 career fields. The District’s 2,400 square mile service area includes Sacramento and El Dorado counties and parts of Yolo, Placer, and Solano counties. Approximately 75,000 plus students are enrolled in our four colleges and outreach centers.

The District office houses a number of district-wide services. These include the Chancellor’s office, Board Room, Legal Services, Business Services, Human Resources, Institutional Research, Resource Development and Information Technology. Other district-wide services which can be found at various locations around the community including the District Police Department, Facilities Management Department, and the Workforce and Economic Development Center. Each department strives for the highest quality in all programs, services, and activities for our communities and staff.

Position Summary

The LRCCD Facilities Management Department is responsible for facility planning, construction (new, modernization and renovation), maintenance, and operations for all of the District’s education and administrative sites, as well and maintaining the District’s entire vehicle and rolling stock fleet. Facilities Management (FM) is divided into two sub-departments, Facilities Planning and Construction and Facilities Maintenance and Operation. Each of these departments is led by a Director and these Directors report to the Associate Vice Chancellor of Facilities Management.

The Facilities Planning and Construction Department is responsible for managing the District’s Capital Building Program which is funded through voter approved local and state-wide bond measures.

The Facilities Maintenance Department provides journeyman-level maintenance over several disciplines to include carpentry, cabinetry, roofing, HVAC, plumbing, sheet-metal, electrical, grounds-keeping, and vehicle maintenance. It also manages the District’s energy resources and sustainability programs, as well as projects funded through the State’s Scheduled Maintenance and Special Repairs (SMSR) program.

Under the general direction of the Director of Facilities Maintenance, the Director of Sustainability performs duties in areas pertaining to the development and implementation of energy and resource conservation strategies and policies, operational effectiveness of building systems, utility infrastructure systems, mechanical, and electrical systems. HVAC, mechanical and utility infrastructure systems operations, and energy conservation techniques are critical to this position.

The Director of Sustainability provides technical support and engineering guidance in the maintenance, operations, planning, design, alteration, and construction of Los Rios facilities; manages and coordinates the daily operations of the Energy Management and Utility Tracking effort; plans and oversees implementation of District’s Zero Net Energy (ZNE) goals; and supervises and evaluates performance of assigned staff.

Assignment Responsibilities

Typical duties may include, but are not limited to:
• Overseeing the evaluation, training, professional development, and unit effectiveness of department staff.
• Administering applicable collective bargaining contract provisions and participating in union negotiation activities.
• Filing of reports, operational permits, and any other documentation required by regulatory agencies with oversight/authority in Director’s purview.
• Attending and representing the District in area of responsibility at inter/intra-District meetings and to other public or community forums as directed.
• Preparing board agenda items and attending board meetings.
• Responding to emergency calls at night and on weekends or holidays, as necessary.
• Performing special studies as assigned by the Director of Facilities Maintenance.

Administration:
• Overseeing the management of the District’s Energy Management and Utility Tracking efforts and management of electrical and HVAC departments energy conservation efforts and ZNE efforts.
• Establishing and promulgating operational and design guidelines and standards for these areas that reflect peak efficiency in terms of safety, economy, and regulatory compliance.
• Developing and maintaining Energy and Utility Monitoring System.
• Designing and implementing preventative and predictive maintenance programs for ensuring optimal energy efficiency.
• Assisting in the preparation of departmental budgets, reports, organizational review, monitoring of energy consumption, coordination of projects with campus and facilities maintenance staff.
• Coordinating with local utility providers and regulatory agencies on project development, analysis and evaluation, and execution.
• Supervising staff.
• Administering district policies, regulations, and operational procedures.

Maintenance and Operations:
• Analyzing mechanical, electrical, and utility systems technical and procedural operations with supervisors to identify specific conservation measures.
• Monitoring, evaluating, and managing the district’s participation in rebate programs with industry, utility providers, and local, state, and federal agencies.
• Designing and prioritizing expansion of Honeywell and Open Platform Energy Management Systems and Lucid Submetering and Utility Tracking Platform throughout District facilities.
• Scheduling and assigning projects and work requests with maintenance staff, consultants, contractors, and support staff.
• Reviewing utility invoices.
• Measuring, quantifying, and preparing periodic reports on energy savings achievements.
• Responsible for ensuring compliance with District ZNE goals; efficient and most effective methods of energy utilization by forecasting, planning, and monitoring cost savings for all district utility accounts.
• Developing and maintaining energy awareness program, conservation tips, and Energy Management and Sustainability Operations Manuals (EM&S Ops Manual) for District facilities.
• Devising strategies to demonstrate the importance of energy and resource conservation within the campus community and promote the conservation ethic as an institutional tenet.

Plant Remodeling, Alterations, and Modernization:
• Developing District engineering standards for all mechanical and utilities related projects.
• Developing utility systems master plan considering growth projections and load demands.
• Planning and preparing project proposals for Scheduled Maintenance and Special Repairs state funding program.
• Investigating and reviewing opportunities for other public agency and local utility grants to fund new and ongoing projects.
• Providing support to the planning department in review of plans, documents, and submittals on remodels and new projects for compliance with District energy conservation and engineering design standards.

Knowledge of:
• Power generation, energy procurement/distribution systems, technological advancements, and acquisition strategies in a deregulated environment.
• Central plant mechanical design characteristics, HVAC/boiler/chiller systems operations, electrical and utility distribution systems, interior/exterior lighting and controls, metering, rebate programs, and utility provider billing information systems.
• Experience with personal computers in the area of word processing, spreadsheets, specialty software for energy management, and database applications.
• Public contract codes, UBC, OSHA, fire and life safety regulations; ability to prepare specifications, develop working drawings and blueprints, and prepare clear, complete and concise reports and correspondence.
• Must have strong communication and interpersonal skills.

Ability to:
• Make accurate technical assessment of existing conditions relative to energy consumption and building and operational systems practices, and prioritize and implement operational and maintenance procedures that result in energy efficient cost effective facilities operations.
• Identify, plan and manage capital outlay projects, equipment repair/replacements, utility infrastructure improvements, and EMS/controls expansion projects that will conserve energy, reduce operational costs, and help meet the District’s ZNE goals.
• Make long range energy needs assessments and develop projects and contingency plans to accommodate continuity of utilities services.
• Follow and analyze existing and proposed legislation relative to energy/utilities and make recommendations accordingly.
• Communicate effectively and prepare and deliver reports to various groups including the governing board.

Work Year 12 month
Work Schedule
Total Hrs per Week/Day
Special Requirements

Possesses and maintain a valid California Driver’s license in compliance with Los Rios Board Regulation R-8343; employment is contingent upon meeting the requirements of Los Rios Board Regulation R-8343. This position may require operating a District or personal vehicle in order to complete assigned work within the scope of the position duties.

Minimum Qualifications

1. Have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, completed by August 1, 2018, in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, or related field, AND have a Professional Engineer (P.E.) and/or Certified Energy Manager (C.E.M.) certificates, AND four years experience supervising an energy and utilities program, or directing an operations and maintenance organization for an educational institution; OR, have an associate’s degree in Engineering, Mechanical-Electrical Technology, or related field, AND have a Professional Engineer (P.E.) and/or Certified Energy Manager (C.E.M.) certificates, AND ten years experience in a management or supervisory capacity with a utility provider, engineering firm, or educational institution.

2. Have sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles.

Application Instructions

Applicants applying to this Los Rios Community College District Administrative position are REQUIRED to complete fully and submit:

1. Los Rios Community College District Administrative Application
2. Unofficial transcripts of college/university work (graduate advising documents and grade reports will not be accepted as unofficial transcripts). NOTE: Los Rios employees are also required to submit unofficial copies of transcripts.
3. Resume
4. Two letters of recommendation
5. Letter of Interest
6. Copy of Professional Engineer (P.E.) and/or Certified Energy Manager (C.E.M.) Certification

Note: Applications submitted without all required documents, listed above, will be disqualified. Applicants indicating “see resume” on the online application will be disqualified. Also individuals who have completed college or university course work at an institution in a country other than the United States must obtain a complete evaluation of foreign transcripts, degrees and other relevant documents. A foreign transcript evaluation is required any time foreign course work is used to meet minimum qualifications and/or salary placement even if the foreign transcript has been accepted by a college or university in the United States.

Foreign transcript evaluations are ONLY accepted from AICE (Association of International Credential Evaluations, Inc.) or NACES (The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services) agencies or evaluators.
Foreign Degree Transcript Evaluations click here

Do not submit additional materials that are not requested.

Physical Demands

Ability to move about freely throughout facilities and construction sites; climb ladders, maneuver in and about tight cramped spaces (i.e. trenches, crawl spaces, utility vaults, mechanical rooms, roofs, etc.)

Salary $131,327 annually. LRCCD Salary Schedules
Additional Salary Information Additional stipend for an earned doctorate from an accredited university.
Posting Detail Information

Posting Date 04/03/2018
Closing Date 05/14/2018
Open Continuously No
Beginning and/or Ending Dates

Full-Time, Twelve-month, Classified Management Position
Beginning on or about August 1, 2018.

How and where to apply

Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions for complete information on how to apply online with our District. Application services are available between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, at the Los Rios Community College District Human Resources Office located at 1919 Spanos Court, Sacramento, CA 95825-3981. If you need assistance with any phase of the application process, please call (916) 568-3112 or come in during our business hours. After hours inquiries should be emailed to hr@losrios.edu. Submission of applications are by 11:59 p.m. of the posting closing date.

Conditions

All Positions: Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful clearance from a criminal background check, freedom from tuberculosis, and proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States prior to the first day of work. The District may select additional qualified candidates should unexpected vacancies or needs occur during this recruitment/selection process. When education is a requirement for the position, official academic transcripts from the accredited college/university must be submitted within 60 days of hire.

Administrative/Executive/Faculty Positions: Contingent on funding and eligibility, successful candidates selected for an interview may be eligible to apply for partial reimbursement of travel expenses. Candidate Travel Reimbursement click here

Administrative/Executive Positions: Administrative positions may be subject to the District’s Conflict of Interest Code, and a statement of economic interest is required within thirty (30) days following appointment to the position. Management/Executive positions are exempt from overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Criminal History Verification and Release: I acknowledge and agree that I understand that by answering the question below, I certify that the information provided by me is true, correct and complete to the best of my knowledge and belief. I authorize investigation of all statements contained herein, and on the P-881 (if applicable and submitted), and I release from liability all persons and organizations furnishing such information. I understand that any misstatements, omissions or misrepresentation of facts on this form, my application, and, if applicable, the P-881 or attachment(s) may be cause for disqualification or dismissal. If you have ever been convicted of an offense other than a minor traffic violation you are required to complete the form "Arrests Which Led to Convictions for Crime", P-881 (you must disclose convictions that have been dismissed pursuant to Penal Code Section 1203.4; Ed. Code 87008). If needed click on the link and download the form <a href="http://wserver.losrios.edu/hr/forms/P-881,10-2013.pdf" target="_blank">http://wserver.losrios.edu/hr/forms/P-881,10-2013.pdf</a> and attach the completed form to your application.
    • Yes, I acknowledge and agree
    • No, I do not acknowledge or agree
  2. * Can you perform the essential functions of this position?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Considering this specific position that you are applying to – where/how did you learn about this position?
    • College Department
    • CareerBuilder
    • Chronicle of Higher Ed (Vitea.com)
    • Community College Registry Job Fair: Oakland
    • Community College Registry Job Fair: Los Angeles
    • Community College Registry Online Job Board
    • Community Outreach (ex. Festivals, etc.)
    • CommunityCollegeJobs
    • Craigslist
    • EdJoin
    • Facebook (Campaign)
    • Facebook (Los Rios Page)
    • Glassdoor
    • Greater Sacramento Urban League
    • HigheredJobs
    • Indeed
    • Instagram
    • Job Sites
    • Job Journal
    • Latina Leadership Network of the California Community Colleges
    • LinkedIn
    • Professional Networks
    • Sacramento African American Chamber of Commerce
    • Sacramento Asian Chamber of Commerce
    • Sacramento Builders Exchange
    • Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
    • Sacramento Rainbow Chamber of Commerce
    • SacramentoWorks
    • Twitter
    • YouTube
    • ZipRecruiter

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Interest
  3. Transcript 1
  4. Letter of Recommendation 1
  5. Licenses/Certifications
  6. Letter of Recommendation 2
Optional Documents
  1. Transcript 2
  2. Transcript 3
  3. Transcript 4
  4. Employee Request for Transfer Form
  5. Foreign Transcript Evaluation
  6. Transcript 5
  7. P-881 Report of Arrests Which Led To Convictions For Crime Document