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Director (I) of General Services
Los Rios Community College District in Sacramento, California
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Date Posted November 29, 2017
Admin-Facilities Management
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline 12/11/2017

Position Information


Job Posting Title Director (I) of General Services
Location Los Rios Community College District (District Office)
Department Location General Services
Posting Number AE00081P
The Institution

The Los Rios Community College District is a two-year public college district serving the greater Sacramento region. Our district includes American River, Cosumnes River, Folsom Lake and Sacramento City colleges; major centers in Placerville, Davis, West Sacramento, Elk Grove, Natomas and Rancho Cordova; and special services for business and industry.

Our colleges offer transfer education – students complete freshman and sophomore years and transfer to a four-year college or university – and AA/AS degrees and certificates in over 70 career fields. The District’s 2,400 square mile service area includes Sacramento and El Dorado counties and parts of Yolo, Placer, and Solano counties. Approximately 75,000 plus students are enrolled in our four colleges and outreach centers.

The District office houses a number of district-wide services. These include the Chancellor’s office, Board Room, Legal Services, Business Services, Human Resources, Institutional Research, Resource Development and Information Technology. Other district-wide services which can be found at various locations around the community including the District Police Department, Facilities Management Department, and the Workforce and Economic Development Center. Each department strives for the highest quality in all programs, services, and activities for our communities and staff.

Position Summary

Under the direction of the Associate Vice Chancellor of Finance, the Director of General Services administers the District’s central purchasing operation and risk management insurance program. The Director of General Services has responsibility for contract administration; duplicating; mail; property management; environmental compliance activities; record retention; and District Office facility maintenance.

Assignment Responsibilities

Typical duties may include, but are not limited to:
● Hiring, supervising, and evaluating assigned staff/personnel.
● Supervising the activity of the District Office’s duplicating, mail services, and custodial staff.
● Updating and maintaining the District’s real property transactions and other records.
● Preparing governing board agenda items and attending meetings.
● Performing special studies as assigned by the Associate Vice Chancellor of Finance.
● Working flexible hours, including evenings and weekend, when necessary.
● Performing other duties as assigned.

Purchasing Operation:
● Planning, organizing, and coordinating the activities of the District’s central purchasing department.
● Ensuring implementation and adherence to procurement procedures consistent with California Education Code, California Public Contract Code, and other governmental, local, and District regulations.

Risk Management:
● Coordinating the daily activities of the District’s property, liability, worker’s compensation, and other risk management programs relating to the District’s self-insurance and conventional insurance coverage.
● Coordinating the claims’ activity of the District.
● Serving as a member of the District’s safety committee.

Property Management:
● Responsible for all real property acquisitions, sales, leases, and management.

Environmental Safety/Compliance:
● Planning, directing, and coordinating the District’s central safety programs with the colleges and Facilities Management to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
● Implementing necessary procedures to effect a District-wide hazardous waste disposal and reporting program.

Contract Administration:
● Administering and maintaining the records of the District’s contracts involving facility leases, lease/purchase agreements, clinical experience agreements, and other District contracts.

Knowledge of:
● Procurement procedures.
● Sound risk management practices.
● Self-insurance program administration.
● Environmental safety policies and regulations.
● Governmental operational procedures.
● Financial accounting principles, reports, and practices.
● California Education Code, California Public Contract Code, and other rules and regulations pertaining to business services activities.

Ability to:
● Plan and direct the general services activities of the District and District Office.
● Analyze data and interpret laws, rules, and other regulations relating to business activities.
● Prepare clear, complete, and concise financial and other business reports.
● Perform and develop spreadsheets and other applications.
● Effectively train and supervise the work of others.
● Work effectively with others and communicate well.

Administrative assignment may include day, evening, weekend, and/or off campus work and/or hours.

Work Year 12 month
Work Schedule  
Total Hrs per Week/Day  
Special Requirements  
Minimum Qualifications

1. Have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution completed by January 16, 2018, in Business, Public Administration, Insurance, Occupational Health or Safety, Accounting, Economics or a related field.

2. Have five years of progressively responsible business administration experience, which should include procurement, insurance, and accounting responsibilities, preferably in a school district or public agency; OR, four years of progressively responsible comprehensive risk management experience, two years of which should include insurance administration, claims management, worker’s compensation, industrial safety, and loss prevention.

3. Have sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles.

Application Instructions

Applicants applying to this Los Rios Community College District Administrative position are REQUIRED to complete fully and submit:

1. Los Rios Community College District Administrative Application 
2. Unofficial transcripts of college/university work (“graduate advising documents and grade reports” will not be accepted as unofficial transcripts). NOTE: Los Rios employees are also required to submit unofficial copies of transcripts. 
3. Resume 
4. Two letters of recommendation 
5. Letter of Interest

Note: Applications submitted without all required documents, listed above, will be disqualified. Applicants indicating “see resume” on the online application will be disqualified. Also individuals who have completed college or university course work at an institution in a country other than the United States must obtain a complete evaluation of foreign transcripts, degrees and other relevant documents. A foreign transcript evaluation is required any time foreign course work is used to meet minimum qualifications and/or salary placement even if the foreign transcript has been accepted by a college or university in the United States.

Foreign transcript evaluations are ONLY accepted from AICE (Association of International Credential Evaluations, Inc.) or NACES (The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services) agencies or evaluators. 
Foreign Degree Transcript Evaluations click here

Do not submit additional materials that are not requested.

Physical Demands  
Salary $149,378 annually. LRCCD Salary Schedules
Additional Salary Information Additional stipend for an earned doctorate from an accredited university.

Posting Detail Information


Posting Date 10/11/2017
Closing Date 12/11/2017
Open Continuously No
Beginning and/or Ending Dates

Full-time, Twelve-month, Classified Management Position 
Beginning on or about January 16, 2018.

How and where to apply

Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions for complete information on how to apply online with our District. Application services are available between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, at the Los Rios Community College District Human Resources Office located at 1919 Spanos Court, Sacramento, CA 95825-3981. If you need assistance with any phase of the application process, please call (916) 568-3112 or come in during our business hours. After hours inquiries should be emailed to hr@losrios.edu. Submission of applications are by 11:59pm of the posting closing date.


All Positions: Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful clearance from a criminal background check, freedom from tuberculosis, and proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States prior to the first day of work. The District may select additional qualified candidates should unexpected vacancies or needs occur during this recruitment/selection process. When education is a requirement for the position, official academic transcripts from the accredited college/university must be submitted within 60 days of hire.

Administrative/Executive/Faculty Positions: Contingent on funding and eligibility, successful candidates selected for an interview may be eligible to apply for partial reimbursement of travel expenses. Candidate Travel Reimbursement click here

Administrative/Executive Positions: Administrative positions may be subject to the District’s Conflict of Interest Code, and a statement of economic interest is required within thirty (30) days following appointment to the position. Management/Executive positions are exempt from overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

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