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System Director, Capital Planning and Analysis

Posted Wednesday, February 7


Minnesota State


St. Paul

Salary / Compensation

$105,500 - 168,500


A hybrid working arrangement is possible and would be negotiated at the time of hire.

This position provides leadership, direction, and management oversight for creating and implementing system-wide policies, procedures, guidance, practices and processes associated with developing and operating Minnesota State college and university campus facilities and infrastructure.

Specific Duties Include:
  • Develops, recommends, implements, and oversees board policies, system procedures, and guidance establishing the strategic direction and operational framework for developing, investing in, and operating Minnesota State college and university campus facilities and infrastructure
  • Develops and executes system and project-specific financing strategies to efficiently and effectively meet college and university academic mission needs by creating, enhancing, and sustaining campus facilities and infrastructure.
  • Oversees, coordinates, integrates, and manages facility and infrastructure data to provide the Minnesota State Board of Trustees and senior system leaders with decision-making information and remain in compliance with state laws and statutes.
  • Serves as facility and infrastructure subject matter expert and liaises with groups, organizations, and state agencies to develop and sustain productive information sharing and representation of system strategies, positions, postures, priorities, and requirements.

Required Qualifications

Resume must reflect all minimum qualifications. Please enter your experience in chronological order, including the month and year of employment.
  • Bachelor’s degree in architecture, engineering, planning, business administration or management, or related field.
  • 10 years of progressive experience in the areas of:
      • Architecture
      • Engineering
      • Capital planning
      • Facilities management
      • Business administration
Minnesota State is unable to sponsor applicants for work visas. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the US.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree or higher in architecture, engineering, planning, business administration or management, finance, or related field.
  • Registered architect or engineer
  • Certified Educational Facilities Professional (CEFP)
  • Facilities Management Professional (FMP)
  • Certified Facilities Manager (CFM)
  • Sustainability Facility Professional (SFP)
  • State government or higher education experience
  • Experience working in large, complex organization
  • 3 years of personnel supervision and management
  • Experience and leadership in change management and/or process improvement


Minnesota State is the largest single provider of higher education in the state. With 33 institutions, including 26 community and technical colleges and seven state universities, Minnesota State serves 64 percent of the state’s undergraduate student population.

We employ more than 14,800 dedicated faculty and staff focused on student success. We provide essential training and specialized certification options for business, industry, and professionals throughout Minnesota.

The work location is in the heart of downtown St. Paul, right in the skyway system. Benefits include excellent low cost and low deductible health and dental insurance, retirement package, tuition waiver at Minnesota State institutions (after three years of employment) and flexible working hours.

Minnesota State System Office is proud to be a Minnesota Yellow Ribbon agency.

Benefits Info

At Minnesota State we promote the ability for our employees to move within the Minnesota State system of Colleges and Universities, located throughout the State of MN. To learn more, please visit: Work at Minnesota State!

At Minnesota State, we have a GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! Our generous benefits include 11 paid Holidays, Vacation Time, Sick Time, six weeks of Paid Parental Leave, low cost medical ($38.50 per month single and $262.66 per month family) and dental insurance with low deductibles ($400 – $800), a Pension Plan, 457(b) and 403(b) retirement plans and other retirement investment options, pre-tax medical and dental expense (with roll-over option) and dependent care accounts, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, as well as professional development and a tuition waiver program for employees and their dependents, etc. We promote the health and well-being of our employees and take work/life balance seriously.

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All Applications must be received by Monday, February 26 at 11:59pm for initial review