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Director, Facilities Data Analysis and Administration

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title: Director, Facilities Data Analysis and Administration
Faculty Rank: Lecturer
Role Title: Professional Faculty
Posting Number: AP0170265
About Virginia Tech:

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Position Summary:

Reporting to the Associate Vice President and Chief Facilities Officer (AVP&CFO), the Director of Facilities Data Analysis and Administration, leads the development, implementation, administration, and maintenance of policies and procedures for ensuring the security and integrity of the Facilities Department data. The position is responsible for:
• Directing all Facilities Department operations related to data administration, including developing and managing system modifications.
• Recommending courses of action for achieving strategic objectives within the department in support of university goals.
• Serving as the Facilities Department’s liaison to stakeholders throughout the university to communicate and coordinate data-related processes, initiatives, and/or changes.
• Cultivating and maintaining professional working relationships with the university’s central IT organization and other relevant stakeholders to improve communications and reduce barriers to shared success
• Ensuring compliance with all relevant federal, state, and university policies and procedures.

The position has direct oversight (including personnel, budgetary, and strategic leadership) for all units within the Facilities Data Administration area (14 FTEs). These units include Building and Space Data, Facilities Enterprise Systems, GIS, and Records and Plans Library.

Required Qualifications:

- Advanced degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Information Systems, Business Development, Public Administration, or related field; or Bachelor’s degree and experience equivalent to an Advanced degree.
- Demonstrated experience with the development, implementation, administration, and maintenance of policies and procedures for ensuring the security and integrity of data
- Expertise in data gathering and analysis
- Demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks concurrently; excellent organizational and delegation skills; and ability to work collaboratively in a higher education environment
- Excellent analytical and quantitative skills with knowledge of computer applications for data analysis and report development
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of customers in a diverse community
- Demonstrated supervisory experience with the ability to develop and lead a strong team with a unified vision of continuous improvement
- Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

Preferred Qualifications:

- Previous work experience in higher education
- Knowledge of Banner systems, HokieMart (SciQuest), HokieServ (AssetWorks), and MicroStrategy
- Knowledge of computer-aided design (CAD)
- Experience working with the Library of Virginia and familiarity with state record retention guidelines
- Professional license (e.g., ITIL Foundation, CPA, CISA) or other relevant professional certification

Employment Conditions: Must have an acceptable and safe driving record, Must have a driver's license check, Other (Describe Below)
Must have a conviction check: Yes
Describe Other:

- Additional hours or modified schedule may be required to meet the needs of the department.
- This position meets the criteria for issuance of a mobile communication device (such as radio, cell-phone, I-pad, I-pod, pager, etc.). Devices issued are the responsibility of the employee and are to be returned in satisfactory condition upon separation of employment. Devices are to be used according to supervisor instruction and according to relevant policies.

Employment Comments:
How to Apply for this Job:

For a full description of the position and requirements, and to apply, please go to, posting #AP0170265. Attach a resume, cover letter, and list of three professional references to the online application. Review of applications will begin on October 26, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

Employee Category: Administrative and Professional Faculty
Appointment Type: Regular
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FLSA Status: Exempt: Not eligible for overtime
Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Track
Academic Year or Calendar Year: Calendar Year
Percent Employment: Full-time
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Pay Range: Commensurate with Experience
Location: Blacksburg
Department: FS - Enterprise Systems
Location, if not Blacksburg:
Location Zip Code: 24061
Work Schedule: M - F 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Job Posting Date: 09/26/2017
Review Begin Date: 10/26/2017
Job Close Date:
Restricted to university employees only? No
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement:

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran status; or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees, or applicants; or any other basis protected by law.

For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the executive director for Equity and Access at 540-231-2010 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation please contact the hiring department.

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