This position reports to the Vice President for Business Affairs and is responsible for providing strategic vision and leadership in the comprehensive planning and management of all facility management operations, including but not limited to maintenance and trades, custodial services, grounds, environmental health and safety, work order management, event support, sustainability, and fleet management. The AVP is the primary resource for continuous operation of the campus during all emergencies. The incumbent also negotiates and provides direction to contractual obligations engendered by negotiations with the United Service and Allied Workers of Rhode Island.
Reporting to this position is the Assistant Director of Facilities, the Manager of Financial Operations for Campus Management, the Manager of Custodial Operations, the Manager of Grounds Operations, and the scheduling coordinator. The AVP is also responsible to oversee and maintain relationships with outside contractors and vendors and work collaboratively with a wide variety of campus constituents and stakeholders.