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For the week of August 31, 2020

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Director of Facilities and Sustainability
West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission

 Located in West Virginia’s Capital City of Charleston, the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission is home to more than 70 staff members dedicated to transforming lives for the state’s college students. Working with 30 colleges and universities, our agency serves more than 70,000 undergraduate and almost 12,000 graduate students, helping improve their access to college, their success throughout college and their impact after they graduate. We embrace diversity. We value community. We drive growth. We engage – helping West Virginia’s Climb to equip 60 percent of West Virginians with a certificate or degree by 2030. The Policy Commission is sought after as the best place to work, succeed and make meaningful change. Join our team and help West Virginia on its Climb to student success.

 Full Time, Non-Classified, Exempt, Benefits-Eligible Position 

Position Overview:  Reporting to the Vice Chancellor for Finance, the Director of Facilities and Sustainability provides strategic leadership and professional direction for facilities-related functions at institutions, including facilities management, capital planning, project management, design and construction. The Director of Facilities and Sustainability is charged with articulating a vision for facilities management, developing a plan for that vision (while ensuring that vision aligns with the Commissions overall mission), and implementing the plan. The Director provides leadership, knowledge, and expertise to sustain and support the building environment and to deliver student-focused services and solutions.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop, revise and update capital project and facilities management policies and procedures.  Provide policy and procedural advice to the Chancellor, Executive Vice Chancellor for Administration and the Vice Chancellor for Finance on capital projects and facilities maintenance.  Assists in the system-wide oversight of these areas.
  • Provides policy and procedural advice to institutional Presidents, Vice Presidents for Administration, and Physical Plant Directors on capital project management and facilities management.
  • Oversee the development of the systems’ facility plans including the accumulation of capacity utilization and capital needs data. 
  • Interacts with the West Virginia Department of Administration, Contractors Association of West Virginia, West Virginia Society of Architects and other stakeholders regarding facilities and capital project issues.
  • Coordinate preparation for approval and presents the Higher Education Policy Commission’s capital project priorities to LOCEA (the Legislative Oversight Commission on Education Accountability), as required by law.

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

The successful candidate will possess attention to detail, ability to manage competing demands, and work independently. Additionally, the candidate will be able to establish good working relationships with external stakeholders, as well as possess excellent written and verbal communication skills. Demonstrated knowledge of energy and sustainability programs as well as the principles of facilities planning, construction and maintenance.

Salary Range:  Competitive salary, commensurate with experience.

Education and experience:  An accredited Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management or a related field is required. Five years of relevant work experience is required. Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification is required. 

Related experience in higher education is preferred.  Master’s Degree in Higher Education Administration or related field is preferred. 

However, any requisite combination of education and experience will be considered. 

Closing date:  Priority consideration will be given to application materials received on or before September 11, 2020. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Application process:  Qualified candidates must submit a letter of interest, a current resume, and titles, phone numbers and e-mail addresses for three professional references. Final candidates are subject to employment and credential verification, as well as reference and background checks.  Submit all information electronically via e-mail with “Director of Facilities and Sustainability” in the subject line to: Ms. Vickie Hairston, HR Representative, Senior at hepc.hr@wvhepc.edu.

 

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/Veterans/Disabled

The West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission and the Community and Technical College System of West Virginia are equal opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. The Commission and Council provide a collegial, respectful and inclusive environment that values the diversity, creativity and contributions of its staff. 

 


District Energy System Engineer – Level 1
Columbia University

District Energy System Engineer – Level 1

 

Columbia University is seeking District Energy System operators. Come join our award-winning team, which provides the University with electric power, chilled water, and high-pressure steam across the Manhattanville campus. The District Energy System operator holds two licenses: NYC High Pressure Stationary Engineer and NYC Refrigeration Engineer. We are looking for experienced District Energy System operators, who provide technical oversight to maintain a safe, reliable, efficient, and cost-optimal operation. This role is responsible for the maintenance and repair of the District Energy System, which includes a 6,000-ton refrigeration plant, and electric and steam turbine-driven compressors, as well as a duel-fuel-fired water tube boiler plant at 150 psi operating pressure. (The normal electric power service is supplied from Con Edison.)

 

Requirements:

· HS diploma or GED required

· NYC High Pressure Stationary Engineer’s License

· NYC Refrigeration Engineer’s License

· 6 years of experience in power plant maintenance, repair, and operation with required licenses and certifications

· 5 years of experience operating a high-pressure boiler under own active NYC High Pressure Stationary Engineer’s License

· 5 years of experience operating a chiller under own active NYC Refrigeration Engineer’s License

To apply:

For a detailed job description and to apply to the position, please visit:

https://opportunities.columbia.edu/en-us/job/507763/district-energy-systems-engineer-level-1

Columbia University is an equal opportunity employer / disability / veteran and is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.

 


Architect/Project Manager
Salisbury University

Salisbury University, a member of the University System of Maryland, is a regionally accredited four-year comprehensive institution offering 58 distinct graduate and undergraduate programs. Located on the historic Eastern Shore, SU's beautiful campus is some 30 miles from the Atlantic beaches and 2.5 hours from Baltimore and Washington, D.C.

Salisbury University is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Architect/Project Manager.

Primary Job Duties: Manage or assist with management of Capital and System funded construction, renovation and maintenance projects.  Create construction bid document package for building and campus upgrades necessary to maintain 70+ buildings.  Perform architectural design and construction administration duties for a broad array of campus projects.  Campus planning including but not limited to space planning to devise plans for back filling spaces when vacated.  Develop concepts and cost estimates for renovating or creating new facilities.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or related field and 5-7 years of related experience.

Must be detail oriented and have excellent interpersonal, customer service, organization and planning, prioritization, problem solving, follow through, time management, and oral & written communication skills. Also, must be flexible and possess the ability to successfully handle multiple tasks/projects simultaneously and work well under pressure, independently, and in a team-oriented environment. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint) is required. Must be able to design in AutoCAD.

Preferred Qualifications:  AIA or PE license preferred.

This is a full-time exempt State position with a full benefits package. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit a complete work history, cover letter and resume. All documents that you wish to provide must be attached to your application in the Online Employment Application System. Please do not send any documents via E-mail. Three professional references will be requested and required before the final stages of the search. Candidates will be notified prior to references being contacted.

Review of applications will begin September 14, 2020; however, applications will continue to be received and accepted until the position is filled.

Applications will be accepted via Salisbury University's Online Employment Application System. Please visit our website http://www.salisbury.edu/hr/careers/ to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions.

SU is an EEO employer and is strongly committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff and student body.

 


Mechanical Engineer (Facilities)
Salisbury University

Salisbury University, a member of the University System of Maryland, is a regionally accredited four-year comprehensive institution offering 58 distinct graduate and undergraduate programs. Located on the historic Eastern Shore, SU's beautiful campus is some 30 miles from the Atlantic beaches and 2.5 hours from Baltimore and Washington, D.C.

Salisbury University is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Mechanical Engineer (Facilities).

Primary Job Duties: Provide design and construction administration services for a host of annual projects to include HVAC, plumbing and fire protection design; develop and prepare construction and bid documents for mechanical systems across the campus; Project Management for work designed internally and externally for renovation and new work; may provide assistance to maintenance staff in resolving maintenance problems and conduct periodic code and technology research.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering and 5-7 years of related experience to include Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning (HVAC).

Must be detail oriented and have excellent interpersonal, customer service, organization and planning, prioritization, problem solving, follow through, time management, and oral & written communication skills. Also, must be flexible and possess the ability to successfully handle multiple tasks/projects simultaneously and work well under pressure, independently, and in a team-oriented environment. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint) is required. Must have detailed knowledge of HVAC industry and be able to produce specifications for bid purposes. Must be able to design in AutoCAD.

This is a full-time exempt State position with a full benefits package. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit a complete work history, cover letter and resume. All documents that you wish to provide must be attached to your application in the Online Employment Application System. Please do not send any documents via E-mail. Three professional references will be requested and required before the final stages of the search. Candidates will be notified prior to references being contacted.

Review of applications will begin September 14, 2020; however, applications will continue to be received and accepted until the position is filled.

Applications will be accepted via Salisbury University's Online Employment Application System. Please visit our website http://www.salisbury.edu/hr/careers/ to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions.

SU is an EEO employer and is strongly committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff and student body.