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For the week of September 21, 2020

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Director of Environmental Health & Safety
California State University Channel Islands

Founded in 2002, California State University Channel Islands is the youngest of 23 campuses in the CSU system. Located midway between Santa Barbara and Los Angeles in Camarillo, California, CSU Channel Islands is the only four-year, public university in Ventura County and is known for its interdisciplinary, multicultural and international perspectives, as well as its emphasis on experiential and service learning.

Reporting to the chief of police, the director provides strategic leadership for the development, implementation, and maintenance of a comprehensive health and safety program for the campus and peripheral properties, ensuring that students, faculty, staff, and visitors have a healthy and safe environment. The director effectively develops, maintains and implements a comprehensive array of environmental, health and safety programs; collaborates with constituencies at all levels, including system-wide EH&S directors, the chancellor’s office, and other state and federal agencies, regarding environmental health and safety issues; and, develops long-range strategic plans and initiatives to comply with changing environmental health and safety regulations.

The director plans, implements, and administers the operational aspects of the University’s EH&S department and provides the technical guidance, training, inspection, and risk analysis to ensure compliance with all applicable regulations. The director offers strategic direction for program expansion and is expected to lead organizational change in a growing and rapidly evolving environment. Responsibilities of the role include overseeing campus-wide programs related to health and safety, environmental compliance, hazardous materials management, education and training, and related emergency response operations. Additionally, the director chairs the University Safety Committee, which is responsible for recommending health and safety policies to the president. The director manages a departmental staff of four, including two direct reports, in a mixed union/non-union environment.  

The successful candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree in health and safety, industrial hygiene, environmental engineering, chemistry, biology, or related field (advanced degree is preferred) with progressive administrative experience working with complex and varied technical assignments related to the administration of EH&S responsibilities in a large institutional or industrial setting. The successful candidate will have experience leading and/or supervising the work of others and excellent leadership, organizational, interpersonal, and management skills. Experience in a college or university setting is highly desirable, as is the Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) designation.

Review of applications will begin October 16, 2020, and continue until the position is filled. A resume with an accompanying cover letter may be submitted via the Spelman Johnson website at www.spelmanjohnson.com/open-positions. Nominations for this position may be emailed to J. Scott Derrick at jsd@spelmanjohnson.com. Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process should contact Spelman Johnson at 413-529-2895.

Visit the CSU Channel Islands website at https://www.csuci.edu/.

California State University Channel Island is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.

 


Executive Director for Facilities and Operations
Indiana University Northwest

The Executive Director for Facilities and Operations (EDFO) is the chief campus operations officer with supervisory responsibility for critical support functions that affect aspects of IU Northwest's ability to enable students to succeed and complete their degrees and employees to work effectively.

As an integral member of the campus senior leadership team, the EDFO is engaged in campus strategic planning with the Chancellor, Vice Chancellors, and Executive Director of Information Technology. The EDFO establishes policies and procedures and has shared responsibilities for long-range institutional planning and projects. As a member of the Campus Budget Committee, the EDFO contributes to the development of financial goals and decision making for the preparation of the campus annual operating budget. Coordinates planning and oversees on-campus construction and manages land acquisitions. Direct reports include the director of Physical Plant with a "dotted line" campus liaison relationship with the campus Police Chief. The Executive Director also serves as the principal liaison and coordinator for campus food and vending services contractors, oversight of fire prevention and safety, Facilities Services, General Administration and Parking Services. Serves as account supervisor with budgetary responsibility for reporting department budgets. Provides leadership for coordinating campus emergency preparedness activities. Compliance with federal, state, IU regulations and policies is essential.

Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and ten years of broad progressively advanced operational experience in business, governmental or higher education facility maintenance management, including experience in budget planning and development, operation of facilities, building/infrastructure design and construction, contract negotiations, data/trend analysis and interpretation and personnel management.  Combinations of education and related experience may be considered.

Strong management and budgetary experience. Energetic, resourceful, caring leader who is comfortable with distributed leadership and extensive consultation, but also decisive. Strong supervisory and team building skills with experience working with a diverse team to achieve results, developing and empowering staff, holding them accountable, and thinking creatively about strategy. Committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity, diversity, equity and inclusion. Service oriented. Strong interpersonal communication and listening skills, creative thinking skills, and a demonstrated commitment to collegial working relationships with colleagues. Experience with the monitoring and implementation of a comprehensive physical facilities, maintenance, and operations plan. Ability to construct and work with sophisticated planning models, to link budget and planning.

Preferred Qualifications: Master of Business Administration, Master of Public Administration, or a related master's degree and five years of experience in high-level or executive-level administration. Degree with a focus in engineering, maintenance management, building or real estate management or building technology field. Experience in higher education. Strong human and employee relations skills and an understanding of the role of administrative services in supporting the academic function of the college.

 

To apply please go to www.jobs.iu.edu and browse staff positions.  Search for Job ID: 292380 – Executive Director for Facilities and Operations. 

 


Facilities Director
Hartford Public Library

Facilities Director

The Facilities Director is responsible for overall management and oversight of the Facilities operations and construction projects for Hartford Public Library, this includes is not limited to: facilities planning, space management, maintenance, repair, renovation, construction activities, landscape, equipment, vehicle maintenance and operations for Hartford Public Library. The incumbent serves as advisor to senior leadership team on facilities related issues and reports directly to the Chief Administrative Officer. Responsibilities include:

Facilities Management

  • Responsible for all aspects of facilities and building support services, preventive maintenance, emergency repairs, capital projects, and the Library’s physical infrastructure (HVAC, fire-life safety systems, structural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, building envelope).
  • ·         Develops and manages the departmental operating and capital budgets; develops and maintains long-range strategic plan(s), including preventive maintenance for equipment and vehicles and capital renewal of the physical infrastructure; optimizes total cost of ownership for all property assets through energy management, sustainability and value engineering initiatives.
  • ·         Develops and implements safety programs to comply with OSHA regulations, including the update of the Library’s Business Continuity Plan, and Emergency Evacuation Plan in collaboration with Security Director.

Construction and Capital Projects

  • Responsible for library construction projects to assure that facilities are built according to specifications
  • Responsible for all departmental and capital project procurements.

Administration and Reports

  • Assists in lease negotiations, manages leased facilities relationships and agreements, responsible for all departmental reporting.

Staff Management

  • Accountable for supervision of facility department employees. Assures that the Assistant Facilities Manager properly supervise facility department employees and are trained and use appropriate organizational software for managing schedules, and time off, as well as any other required

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Facilities, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering required
  • Minimum of (7) years of experience in the facilities, maintenance of electrical, mechanical systems and/or construction management experience required
  • 3 years’ staff management experience required
  • Knowledge of electrical and mechanical systems, HVAC, and construction.
  • Experience in construction project management, facilities budget development and management, and scheduling, for multi-site operations.
  • Ability to read and understand architectural, engineering and construction documents, operations and maintenance manuals, and other related materials.
  • Knowledge of OSHA and other regulatory agency requirements.
  • Requires valid CT Driver License.

 

To Apply: Please email resume and cover letter to hpljobs@hplct.org and reference Facilities Director in the subject line of your email.

 


Director, Auxiliary Operations & Logistics
University of Texas Arlington

Director, Auxiliary Operations & Logistics (S02393P)
Arlington, Texas

Apply on Company Site:   https://uta.peopleadmin.com/postings/12887

Position Title: Director, Auxiliary Operations & Logistics (S02393P)

 

Job Summary

Provides strategic planning, goal setting, organizational development, budget management, technical & supervisory direction for housing maintenance & housekeeping, and custodial services. Responsibilities also include implementation, contract management, construction and renovations, and long term planning for housing, university center & other auxiliary facilities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Provide administrative leadership to facilities management personnel as needed and in the absence of other OFM directors and/or the AVP including OFM emergency response team. Liaison with other campus departments including environmental health & safety, police department, housing operations, student affairs and academic units to meet the strategic goals of their departments (accreditation, research requirements, state fire marshal reviews, occupancy goals, etc.). Set the general operational objectives for a staff of 100+ employees, including area policies and procedures. Oversees merit & equity compensation and annual performance reviews. Strategic planning and daily oversight of housing maintenance operations including work orders, preventive, corrective, and planned maintenance, life safety and security related repairs and upgrades. Includes working with supervisors for make-ready, summer camp, and guest apartment preparation. Support the housing and residence life operational goals. Provide management and oversight of in-house and contracted construction and renovation projects including design development, budget preparation, develop schedules, and approving purchases. Oversight and administration of custodial services including in-house policies and procedures, cleaning schedules and executive planning for custodial operations. Contract management for cleaning academic buildings, apartment and residence hall make-readies and summer camp quick turns. Contract administration for dining service equipment repairs, air filters, extermination, window cleaning, carpet replacement, carpet cleaning, landscape maintenance, make-ready painting, appliance purchasing and trash & recycling. Respond to on call campus emergencies during and after working hours of operations (including weekends). Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree. Seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in facilities management or equivalent experience. Five (5) years of supervisory experience. In-depth knowledge in renovation, construction and maintenance techniques as well as fiscal and budget management skills. Ability to recruit, train, motivate, and support a large and diverse staff.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Management, Business, Engineering, or related field, or additional experience totaling twelve (12) years in directly related field. Experience working in a University environment and management of large construction projects a plus. Experience and knowledge in housing operations, residence life, and custodial services. Must have excellent writing skills, project management experience, communications skills, and be able to work with different trades involved in a facilities operation. Experience working with computers including a computer-based maintenance work order system.

Working Conditions

Must be able to work off of ladders, scaffolding, and tops/roofs of buildings. Working conditions are considered acceptable, but occasionally involve exposure to one or more disagreeable elements such as bio-hazards, toxic lab chemicals, poisonous gases dust, dirt, and the need to work in confined spaces, extreme cold or hot and all weather conditions. Ability to lift, push, pull, bend, stand, sit, kneel and squat.

Special Conditions for Eligibility

Valid Class C Driver’s license. Respond to campus emergencies after hours and on weekends.

EEO Statement

UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.

 


Landscape Supervisor
Rogue Valley Manor

The Rogue Valley Manor is seeking a full time Landscape Supervisor.  At Rogue Valley Manor, we think big. We are a community of nearly 1,000 people on a 650-acre campus. Our thinking big isn’t just about our size and scope, it’s a mindset. We are looking for someone to think big with us and support the future of the Rogue Valley Manor. We believe our community offers an unparalleled retirement lifestyle, and work environment, which fosters a culture of professional and personal growth. 

About the Position:

Directly supervise the complete maintenance, repairs, upkeep and improvements of the grounds and surrounding landscapes.

 

Schedule:

Monday - Friday, 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM is the normal schedule. A rotating “On-call” weekend schedule is required. Schedules may vary depending on the needs of the department. Some weekends are expected during the growing season (Mid-February through late October.)

 

Qualifications: 

Must possess a current valid Oregon Driver’s License and be insurable by PRS’s insurance carrier. Minimum of 2 years schooling in Turf and Landscape Management or a related field and/or a minimum of 5 years’ experience in grounds maintenance. Must possess thorough knowledge of the planting, cultivating, pruning and caring for plants, shrubs and trees; of the characteristics and proper use of various fertilizers and soil conditioners; of fungicides, herbicides and pest control methods and materials; of drainage control methods; and of watering and irrigation systems, including wells, pumps and automatic controls. Have a working knowledge of a computer controlled irrigation system. Skill in operation and maintenance of commercial turf and landscape equipment. Possess Oregon State Pesticide applicator’s license. Knowledge of chemicals and their proper use. The ability to read and understand chemical label instructions. Demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Takes guidance from the Director Facility Services and implements projects, policies and procedures.
  •  Assists the Director Facility Services in planning and implementing improvements to the grounds.
  •  Assists the Director Facility Services with coordinating “Contract Services.”
  •  Assists the Director Facility Services in budget preparation and capital equipment ordering.
  •  Assists the Director Facility Services in the selection of employees.
  •  Responsible for direct supervision, evaluation and disciplinary actions of all employees.
  •  Recommends and implements shop improvements for safety reasons. Provides training and assistance to grounds staff on operation of equipment.
  •  Reviews, approves and completes all resident request for landscape maintenance.
  •  Serves as a representative of the staff on the Landscape & Grounds Advisory Committee.
  •  Uses a PO system to order maintenance supplies, small equipment and tools.
  • Keeps accurate records of chemical applications and completed projects.
  •  Adjusts the computer controlled irrigation system.
  •  Applies chemical applications including spraying fungicide, herbicides and insecticides and fertilizer to the grounds.
  •  Operate small hand-powered equipment. (Walk mower, walk rotary mower, weed eaters, edgers, blowers, hedge trimmers.)
  • Operates motorized equipment. (Smaller and larger rotary mowers, tractors and utility vehicles.)
  •  Manual labor expected. (Digging trenches for irrigation and drainage projects.)
  • Weed flower and shrub beds.
  •  Hand water flowerbeds and other areas during dry periods.
  • Attain arborist certification within 2 years.
  • Creates and updates equipment and capital related replacement schedule for annual review and reporting.
  • Conducts regular safety trainings in relation to landscape related duties, safe handling of materials, equipment operation, etc. and documents attendance.
  • Is familiar with Incident Command Structure and completes ICS-100, 200 and other related trainings to become proficient and understand how to operate and document incidents based on assigned role.

For More Information and to Apply:

https://careers-prsmanagement.icims.com/jobs/8284/landscape-supervisor/job?mode=view&mobile=false&width=724&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-480&jun1offset=-420

 


Boiler Plant Operator
Holderness School

Holderness School is seeking a full time Boiler Plant Operator.

Overview

Located amid the lakes and mountains of central New Hampshire, Holderness School is a traditional co-ed independent secondary school, serving grades 9-12. Holderness strives to strike a balance in fostering the resources of the mind, body, and spirit: the mind through a challenging college preparatory curriculum; the body through outdoor activities and required interscholastic athletics; and the spirit through school and community service and affiliation with the Episcopal Church. Holderness remains by choice a small school where everybody plays an important role, and where community members maintain close personal relationships.

 

The Position

The Boiler Plant Operator is responsible for the safe operation and maintenance of the central biomass hot water plant. The central plant provides space heating and domestic hot water to 275,000 square feet of 26 buildings. 

The Plant Operator is part of the Building & Grounds Department.  The Plant Operator is part of a team focused department working to provide a safe, healthy and comfortable physical environment for the Holderness School community. The Building and Grounds Department is a fast paced environment to work in and seeks to provide a high level of “customer service”.  While the boiler plant is a primary responsibility of the Boiler Plant Operator it is not the sole responsibility.  A sizable portion of the successful applicants’ day will be spent on campus supporting campus HVAC systems, water and sewer system infrastructure needs and resolving work orders.

The successful applicant will be a motivated problem solver who is able to communicate and work well with a diverse group of people. Safety and a positive attitude are a must. 

 
For further information about our School, the requirements of this position, and to apply, please visit our School website at https://www.holderness.org/page/about/employment  
 

No phone calls please.  We prefer electronic attachments rather than paper.  An onsite interview is required. Criminal background checks are performed on all new hires.

Holderness School is an EOE.

 


Supervisor Control Center
The University of Pennsylvania

Job Duties:

Responsible for the daily monitoring, operations, and response to customer, parent and student calls associated with the operational control room. Monitors and operates utility and building systems through the operational control room to ensure satisfactory conditions for all customers. Responds to problems within these systems using established procedures and professional judgment. Answers customer calls and responds accordingly to ensure satisfactory customer service. Supervises the work of union mechanics assigned to control room. Assists with the writing of operational procedures and other tasks necessary to keep the operation control room operating efficiently. Must be able to interface and communicate effectively with mechanics, supervisors, managers, and outside agencies. Works either a rotating shift or set shift. Must fill shifts for other supervisors when needed.

Qualifications:

Technical School, certification, training or apprenticeship beyond HS and 5 to 7 years of experience with HVAC systems, utility operations, and maintenance in association with a SCADA system in a control room environment or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Associate's Degree preferred. Demonstrated knowledge and experience indirect supervision of multi-skilled technical groups. Experience in a customer service call center would be an asset. Must be detailed oriented, computer proficient, with demonstrated supervisory skills. Strong communication skills and a proven record of providing excellent internal and external customer service towards faculty, staff, students, parents and co-workers. Hold subordinates accountable for same customer service soft skills. Works a 24 hour/ 7-day rotating shift. Can also be assigned to day shift. Must fill-in for other supervisors when they are absent. Must be flexible in working hours depending on departmental needs.

For More Information and to Apply:

https://wd1.myworkdaysite.com/en-US/recruiting/upenn/careers-at-penn/job/Left-Bank-Facilites--Real-Estate-Services/OCC-Supervisor--Control-Center_JR00020696

 


Project Manager
University of Texas at Austin

This position resides on the Technical Review Team within the Planning and Project Services Department. The Technical Review Team is responsible for the review of construction documents at various project phases. Hiring decision contingent upon applicant clearing a security background check and receiving an acceptable driver's rating. Applications will be reviewed online by the hiring department. For a detailed description and to apply for this position, please visit our online job application system at:  https://utaustin.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UTstaff/job/UT-MAIN-CAMPUS/Project-Manager-Technical-Review-Team_R_00010354

 

The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.