Associate Vice President, Facilities Management

University of Regina

Salary: $133,971 - $200,958

Reporting to the Vice-President (Administration), the Associate Vice President (Facilities Management) provides leadership to the Facilities Management department to continue to build a healthy culture of teamwork, transparency and openness. The AVP is accountable for overseeing the complex financial components of the department, including all operating, utility and capital budgets.

The AVP works collaboratively with campus administration and the campus community to provide excellent customer-focused services while advancing the University’s goals. The AVP plays a significant role in creating the campus master plan and the multi- year capital outlay program.

The AVP (Facilities Management) is a member of the University’s leadership team and is responsible for leading and directing the delivery of daily management of campus facilities and services.

In addition, this position works to establish best practices in occupational health and safety and the conservation of energy and water, recycling, and other facility-related sustainability efforts.

The Associate Vice-President provides leadership and direction to four direct reports (Director, Planning, Design & Construction; Director, Security & Operations; Director, Finance, Administration & Parking Service; and Director, Maintenance and Utilities).


Successful candidates will have a relevant (such as engineering or architecture) undergraduate degree and 7 to 10 years progressively responsible facility management leadership experience in an institution of higher education or a comparably complex setting.  She/he should have experience creating efficiencies within facilities operations through organizational restructuring as well as implementation of facilities management technology and re-engineering of processes to enhance business practices. Successful candidates will have demonstrated people and leadership skills with the ability to engage with the front line up through to the board room. Excellent client-service skills plus the ability to provide and model effective communication to staff at all levels is required.

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When applying for this position, applicants should submit a current curriculum vita and a detailed cover letter addressing how their qualifications and experiences meet the expectations and requirements for this position. References will be requested from short-listed candidates only.

All Qualified Candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Regina is committed to achieving a representative workforce. Qualified diversity group members are encouraged to self-identify on their on their applications.

Review of applications will commence in April 2019, with campus visits and interviews tentatively scheduled for mid-April.

Closing Date: March 26, 2019

Competition number: 20190245