Engineer III (Director, College Capital Finance and Planning)

Engineer III (Director, College Capital Finance and Planning)


North Carolina Community Colleges System Office
200 West Jones Street
Raleigh, NC 27603
Phone: 919-807-7100

Job Location

200 W. Jones Street, Raleigh, NC 27603


$60,530 - $94,935


State of NC

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Closes: Monday, February 11, 2019

Target Start Date

Friday, February 1, 2019

Expected Work Hours

8am - 5pm M-F

Employment Type

Full-Time Position

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in an applicable field of engineering from an appropriately accredited institution and four(4) years of progressively responsible experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications


Position Description

The primary purpose of this position is to serve as the Director of College Capital Finance and Planning for the Division of Business & Finance. The College Capital Finance unit advises and provides technical guidance to 58 community colleges on capital improvement projects; acquisition and/or disposal of real property; facilities master planning; communicates changes in State capital improvement law, policy, and procedures; develop, implement, update and communicates policies, procedures and guidelines, completes various state level capital reports and develop and facilitate training to capital project staff of the 58 community colleges. 

This position is responsible for facility, construction and capital planning and budgeting within the North Carolina Community College System (NCCCS). This position works collaboratively with other System Office staff and the 58 community colleges on capital improvement projects; and acquisition and/or disposal of real property and facilities master planning. There is extensive interface with the State Board of Community Colleges, state agencies, community college leadership, and the General Assembly. This position communicates with and provides technical assistance to colleges regarding existing law and policy about the capital approval process; recommends policies and procedures related to capital improvement projects; ensures compliance with law and policy; manages all permanent documentation/records; and completes all required financial reporting. The position also develops and delivers reports/presentations to the State Board of Community Colleges and the General Assembly regarding the North Carolina Community College System’s capital improvement program.


  • Professional engineering skill and/or knowledge of state capital improvement laws, policies, regulations, practices.
  • Knowledge of master planning, design, construction, and inspection of a capital improvement project.
  • Thorough understanding/knowledge of the funding sources and legal requirements of appropriations for capital expenditures and the ability to monitor the use of expenditures appropriated for capital expenditures.
  • Ability to accurately manage data, compile and produce precise documents and reporting.
  • Ability to provide program/project leadership in planning and organizing the work of others. Ability work collaboratively to manage issues and consult with agency leadership and external partners on an on-going basis.
  • Ability to present information effectively in a manner suited to the characteristics and needs of the audience.
  • Ability to convey information clearly and concisely either verbally or in writing.
  • Ability to think critically and make accurate decisions.
  • Ability to assign work and to establish work rules and acceptable levels of quality and quantity of work. Ability to review work and evaluate performance of others, and to develop individuals’ competencies.

PREFERENCES: Preference will be given to applicants with a working knowledge of the NC Community College System, NC General Statutes, IT system(s) used to support state or college capital improvement programs, and experience with NC administrative processes for capital projects; demonstrated by 2+ years community college, state agency, or local government capital experience.  Preferred supervision experience demonstrated by 2+ years of experience.

How to Apply

The North Carolina Community College System Office uses the Merit-Based Recruitment and Selection Plan to fill positions SUBJECT to the Office of State Human Resources Act (OSHR) with highly qualified individuals.

Individuals interested in applying for this position must complete the online process at , Résumés will not be accepted in lieu of the application. Work history and credentials must appear on the application to receive consideration during the selection process.

Job Post Contact

North Carolina Community College System
Human Resources | Caswell Building
5001 Mail Service Center | Raleigh, NC 27699-5001
Phone: (919) 807-7177 | Fax: (919) 807-7222