Associate Dir Major Div/School

at University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas, United States

Job Description


Job Title:

Associate Dir Major Div/School


Law Enforcement Training Ctr

Primary Campus:

Kansas Law Enforcement Trn Ctr

Job Description:

50% Construction management and management of capital projects.

+ Oversees capital projects, including construction, building alteration and renovation, expansion, and utility upgrades.

+ Working with university architect, provides project review and approval of facility renovation and new construction projects.

+ Reviews and provides input on campus master plan and ensures compliance with campus master plan.

+ Ensures facilities and IT are maintained and secured to provide staff, students, and visitors with the environment and functionality required to perform at the highest levels.

30% Personnel and budgetary oversight.

+ Provides strategic leadership to facilities and IT with an emphasis on resource deployment and performance management.

+ Oversees departmental budget for facilities and IT and identifies facility operation expenses and equipment needs for campus.

+ Collaborates with business office on contracts associated with facilities and IT.

10% Serves as a senior administrator of KLETC with campus-wide responsibility.

+ Participates in the development, recommendation, and administration of policies, procedures, and processes in support of departmental operations.

+ Chairs and/or serves on internal and external search committees.

+ Represents the Vice Provost on boards, commissions, and committees throughout the state.

+ Serves as a liaison to state and national professional organizations,

10% Other duties as assigned.

Req ID (Ex: 10567BR) :



The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression, and genetic information in the university’s programs and activities. Retaliation is also prohibited by university policy. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies and is the Title IX coordinator for all KU and KUMC campuses: Associate Vice Chancellor for Civil Rights and Title IX,, Room 1082, Dole Human Development Center, 1000 Sunnyside Avenue, Lawrence, KS 66045, 785-864-6414, 711 TTY.

Work Schedule:

M-F/8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

KLETC Hutchinson Campus

FLSA Status:


Conditions of Employment:

Contingent on Funding

Contact Information to Applicants:

Barbara Harrison –

Required Qualifications:

1. Master’s degree in engineering, architecture, construction management or related field and 3 years related experience OR Bachelor’s degree in engineering, architecture, construction management or related field and five years related experience;

2. Five years of supervisory experience;

3. Experience applying effective communication skills to all levels of an organization as evidenced by work history and application materials;

4. Experience organizing, managing, and supervising multiple and varied tasks and projects as demonstrated by education, work history, and application material;

5. Valid Kansas driver’s license or ability to obtain one within 90 days.

Employee Class:

U-Unclassified Professional Staff

Advertised Salary Range:

$120,000 annual salary



Preferred Qualifications:

1. Experience in an educational setting or other similarly complex organization with responsibility for multiple buildings;

2. Experience managing multi-million dollar capital budget;

3. Experience applying technical expertise in construction and renovation management;

4. Three years of experience in contract negotiation and management;

5. Experience working with various levels of staff and external organizations with different backgrounds and fields.

Position Overview:

The Associate Director is responsible for managing, coordinating, and directing all activities in Facilities on the KLETC campuses. Working with senior leadership, the Associate Director is responsible for overseeing capital design and construction projects, building operations, maintenance, grounds, custodial services, and information technology (IT). Responsible for overseeing short and long-range deferred maintenance and strategic capital planning for existing facilities and new construction.

If you are looking for a rewarding and dynamic career, look no farther than the University of Kansas. In addition to a competitive salary, KU offers great benefits to employees with up to 176 hours of paid vacation per year, 96 hours of sick leave earned per year, 9 paid holidays plus one discretionary day, a great retirement program, medical and dental insurance, life and disability insurance, other benefit plan options and state of Kansas discounts offered by various vendors. KU also offers employees educational opportunities for employees. KU is a great place to work!



Application Review Begins:


Anticipated Start Date:


Additional Candidate Instruction:

In addition to the online application, the following documents are required to be considered for this position:

1. Cover letter addressing how the required and preferred qualifications are met

2. Resume

3. Contact information for three professional references.

Application review begins Tuesday, May 28, and will continue until a qualified pool of candidates is obtained.


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Job Posting: JC260090680

Posted On: May 19, 2024

Updated On: Jun 09, 2024

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