The Deputy Assistant Director position reports to the Facility Professional Services Division Assistant Director with a focus on operationalizing the division's strategic framework and providing 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 to include medical/dental, annual and sick leave, etc.
Internal Number: 2021-FPS-009
About Department of Enterprise Services, Facility Professional Services Division