USC - Asset Renewal Program Manager

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The USC department of Facilities Management Services (FMS) – Energy Services / MIS is seeking a highly talented individual with experience in the implementation and development of building systems asset/infrastructure life cycle asset management principles, process and techniques to join its team as Asset Renewal Program Manager.

FMS is a diverse group of innovative and talented professionals who provide high quality facilities maintenance and management services in support of education and research at USC. FMS is committed to being fully responsive to the needs of faculty, students, staff and public, who are our customers. FMS strives to cooperate fully with all campus constituents to provide a functional and efficient facilities operation for the university. FMS values quality, transparency, dedication, collaboration, innovation, integrity and accountability. Learn more about FMS at: and

Under the general supervision of the Director of Energy Services, the Asset Renewal Program Manager is responsible for the implementation and on-going deployment and management of the building systems life cycle asset renewal program for University buildings, including project identification based on risk and financial criteria, program-level project tracking, updating of the asset database, and management of vendors to support audit and reporting requirements. Additionally, the Asset Renewal Program Manager directly supervises or manages program operations and administrative functions to include planning and scheduling, program evaluation, policy implementation, personnel administration, budget, marketing, and proposal development; contributes to the design of program content, policies and strategic planning efforts.

The ideal candidate for the position of Asset Renewal Program Manager has the following:

  • Post-secondary education in Engineering, Asset Management or Project Management (diploma or degree equivalent)
  • Relevant experience in asset management or related field (> 4 years)
  • Demonstrated experience in the implementation and development of asset/infrastructure life cycle asset management principles, process, and techniques
  • Demonstrated experience in asset data collection, asset condition assessment and establishing asset levels of service
  • Building construction and building systems knowledge, ability to understand building model and drawing information
  • Knowledge of FAMIS and Accruent VFA facilities capital planning software are a plus
  • High Proficiency in data management systems function, operations and value propositions to provide information for decision making
  • Proficient in operations data integration between asset management and works management, and the impacts of each on the program
  • Highly proficient in MS Office tools including Word, Excel, Powerpoint
  • Demonstrated problem solving, investigative and analytical skills
  • Excellent communication skills and demonstrated effectiveness in teamwork, collaboration, consultation, negotiation and advocacy with key internal and external stakeholders
  • Demonstrate well developed written, verbal and presentation communication skills

Job Accountabilities:

  • Leads the development and delivery of a building systems life cycle asset renewal program, tracking progress of asset renewal across all asset categories and specific assets using an established Computerized Maintenance and Management System (CMMS)
  • Responsible for overall program delivery and coordination with project managers, delivering the individual projects, and with financial services for overall costs
  • Prepares asset and risk management plans including a recommended set of projects to fulfill life cycle asset management goals and strategies based on established criteria and within budget
  • Implements strategies and processes for collecting, maintaining, ensuring current and accurate information required to meet operational and management goals of the building assets
  • Provides regular status reports, progress updates and communication to the organization
  • Coordination on construction projects to ensure equipment information is captured and entered into database; review of construction documents (drawings, specifications) to enable updating of asset information, as needed
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. The University reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.

Key Competencies:

  • Solve diverse problems and make decisions based on the application of organizational and team strategies and systems
  • Recognize when established methods and techniques are not suitable to the circumstances, and make recommendations for change
  • Continual process improvement in administering the asset renewal plan
  • Identify, document and resolve issues, risks, priorities, opportunities and trends impacting the successful implementation of program outputs and deliverables
  • Build effective relationships with internal and external program stakeholders and active participation in cross-functional working groups, as required
  • Able to plan and organize own and, others work, to achieve specific and set objectives in the most efficient way, within the broad organizational framework

Come and join the FMS team – a team that works as trusted partners shaping an environment of innovation and excellence.

Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree, Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education
Minimum Experience: 3 years
Minimum Field of Expertise: Directly related professional and supervisory experience in area of program specialization


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