The Deputy Assistant Director position reports to the Facility Professional Services (FPS) Assistant Director, with a focus on operationalizing the division's strategic framework and proving operational clarity and excellence. This position acts as a strategic partner on the FPS Leadership Team and works closely with teams to ensure that agency and division's goals and objectives are met. The position oversees the following functions in the division: Energy, Engineering & Architectural Services and Planning and Project Delivery Programs.
The Deputy Assistant Director for FPS provides consultation, advice and conducts research for the Assistant Director on all matters pertinent to the division. The Deputy Assistant Director is authorized to act on behalf of the Assistant Director as may be required. This position has primary responsibility for division/program budgets and manages operations for the division. This position coordinates problem solving decisions with program managers and staff and ensures that programs have the resources necessary to achieve desired outcomes.
This position leads the ongoing development of an organizational culture that promotes the practice of respect for people, openness, trust, safety, transparency, collaborative problem solving, managing with data, incremental continuous improvement; with an emphasis on coaching and mentoring to intentionally practice: teaching, questioning, listening, suspending assumptions, supporting and encouraging, observing, empowering, appreciating and inspiring staff.
Requirements include, but are not limited to:
Bachelor's degree in Business, Engineering, Architecture, or Construction Management, and a minimum of 5 years of experience leading professional teams in a public works/contract environment.
Registration as a licensed Engineer or Architect with the State of Washington.
Additional Salary Information: State Benefits
Internal Number: 2021-FPS-009
About Department of Enterprise Services, Facility Professional Services Division
The Department of Enterprise Services manages many business and operational services that state agencies and municipal governments need to deliver public services. Our centralized services include facilities and lease management, accounting, human resources, risk management, contracting and printing. Enterprise Services also manages the Capitol Campus.
We bring together the policy, planning and oversight of such services and are constantly working to improve their value and effectiveness and reduce the overall cost of government operations. Services provided by Enterprise Services allow state agencies and municipal governments to focus on their core missions.
Enterprise Services is funded primarily by the revenues we receive from the agencies for which we provide services. We endeavor to use our unique position as a statewide service provider to integrate various support services and provide economies of scale to save the state money and seize opportunities for Washington. In many cases, agencies can either choose to use our services or get them elsewhere; however, some services we offer are mandatory under state law.
We focus on finding the best value for our customers. W...e do our best to take the time to understand our customers’ needs so they can continue to work on their core mission while we provide "what you need, how you need it and when you need it."