527585 – Director, Residential Facilities Operations (Administrator II) (527585)

Cal State University (CSU) Fullerton
May 6, 2023
Fullerton, CA
Job Type



Job Title

Director, Residential Facilities Operations


Administrator II




Housing - Administration


Student Engagement

Salary Range

Classification Range $4,583 - $14,713 per month

(Hiring range depending on qualifications, not anticipated to exceed $8,000 - $9,250 per month)

Appointment Type


Time Base

Full Time

Work Schedule

Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM; Occasional early morning, evening and/or weekend hours.

About CSUF

Standing on 241 acres at the heart of Southern California, the university was founded in 1957 and has grown into a population of over 39,000 students. As Titans, we believe that diverse perspectives deepen our understanding. We are committed to giving students the support they need to graduate, while responding to California's revolving work force needs. At California State University, Fullerton we strive for continual improvement of students, staff, faculty and administrators through orientations, training programs and professional development opportunities. As part of the Titan Community, you have access to many campus facilities and services including but not limited to the Grand Central Art Center in Santa Ana, Fullerton Arboretum, cultural events and performances in the Clayes Performing Arts Center, Cal State Fullerton Athletics sports events, Titan Recreation Center, and the Employee Wellness Program.

Job Summary

It is an exciting time to join Cal State Fullerton as we are an in demand comprehensive University that is driven to shape the future of education and foster a vibrant community of diverse students, faculty, staff and administrators who uphold values of inclusive excellence, free speech, and an environment free from discrimination. We are continuously seeking individuals from a variety of career disciplines that share in the University's mission and core values. We warmly welcome you to consider joining the Titan Community where minds expand and opportunities flourish.

About the Position:

Housing and Residential Engagement provides residence hall and apartment style living for approximately 2,000 students that is safe, clean and very convenient. We are seeking an exceptional individual to join our team as the Director, Residential Facilities Operations (Administrator II). The ideal candidate in this role should have a positive attitude, an active, energetic mind, and a leadership style that is characterized by highly ethical practices and a commitment to diversity, openness, flexibility, integrity, and kindness.

In consultation with the Executive Director, Housing and Residential Engagement, the Director of Residential Facilities Operations serves on the department leadership team sharing responsibility for servicing a residential housing program for over 2,100 students with an annual operating budget of over $30 million. Exercises considerable latitude when determining and achieving the complex, comprehensive management of the university's student housing facilities including 13 residence halls, suites, and apartment buildings, grounds, and physical plant operations. Maintains direct management responsibility for 25+ custodial, grounds and maintenance staff members. The lead project manager for all capital planning including current and future construction projects. Manages all emergency preparedness plans for Housing and Residential Engagement. Administers an annual facilities operation budget, damage billing process, as well as on-going work order, capital improvement, and preventative maintenance and repair programs. Consults with the Executive Director and other senior university administrators in the development and administration of department, division, and/or campus policies related to student housing facilities operations and capital planning. Other duties as assigned.

Essential Qualifications

Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university. A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience supervising facilities maintenance, grounds keeping, and custodial operations in a residential student housing community or similar building/facility. Ability to develop, implement, and monitor departmental budgets. Ability to independently interpret, communicate, and apply policies and procedures. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment with frequent interruptions.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree from an accredited college or university. Ability to effectively supervise facilities operations staff. Ability to cultivate and maintain a positive and productive working atmosphere within the department. Ability to develop cooperative relationship with other university departments. Knowledge of and the ability to establish workplace security and safety. Ability to develop cooperative relationships with off-campus housing resources such as vendors. Ability to work independently, plan, organize, coordinate, and perform daily and long-range activities. Ability to exercise initiative and establish priorities. Knowledge of departmental and university policies and procedures in order to effectively support the operation of the department. Experience operating a LEED certified facility.


Possession and maintenance of a valid California driver's license. Position requires the use of a state and/or personal vehicle for business related events.

Special Working Conditions

Notice of Non-Discrimination on the Basis of Gender or Sex and Contact Information for Title IX Coordinator

Must be available for campus and departmental emergency response, which may require returning to campus after hours, on weekends and on holidays.

Additional Information

California State University, Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the University's strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.

As of January 1, 2022, the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

The person holding this position is considered a limited mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting act and is required to comply with the requirement set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised July 21, 2017.

This position is designated as a Campus Security Authority (CSA) position under the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. CSAs are responsible for reporting allegations of Clery Act Crimes reported to them or that they witness. CSA training is required.

Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool.

If you are applying for a staff position, please note that you are not eligible to work concurrently in a staff position and an Academic Student position such as Graduate Assistant, Teaching Associate, Instructional Student Assistant or a Student Assistant position.

Regular attendance is considered an essential job function; the inability to meet attendance requirements may preclude the employee from retaining employment.

Employee/applicant who submits an application for a position may be required to successfully complete job related performance test(s) as part of the selection process.

Online application/resume must be received by electronic submission on the final filing date by 9:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time)/midnight (Eastern Standard Time). Applicants who fail to complete all sections of the online application form will be disqualified from consideration.

California State University, Fullerton is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B Visas).
Closing Date/Time: May 18, 2023

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