General Administration & Management
Maintenance & Operations
Regional Director Physical Facilities & Operations
Miami University, Hamilton/Middletown/West Chester, Ohio
Energy & Utilities
Planning, Design & Construction
Associate Director, Facilities Services
William Paterson University
William Paterson University invites applications for the 12-month full-time position of Associate Director, Facilities Services.
Reporting to the Director of Physical Plant Operations, the Associate Director Facilities Services is responsible for code compliance, maintenance and processes that provide excellent facilities, grounds, and campus wide services. The Associate Director acts and advocates for safe, reliable, high performing, and cost effective facilities and institutional processes in accordance with established strategic goals and the needs of the University community. The position identifies and addresses issues of concern with all constituents while maximizing assigned resources.
- Manage the operations and assigned personnel within the Carpentry, Painting, Locksmith, Grounds Maintenance, Automotive Service trade shops and the Mail Processing Center. Develop, coordinate and implement training programs that ensure compliance with OSHA regulations, established standards and building codes.
- Prepare, develop, and manage cost and time estimates, budgets, contracts, client relations, and services including scheduling, and coordinating with other work groups; review client performance and make recommendations.
- Serve on University committees and capital project teams and other committees to advise on building components, accessories, equipment selection, and other parameters; collaborate with internal and external constituents including governmental and regulatory agencies.
- Supervise and evaluate the performance of personnel, establish priorities and assigns work, review work product; participate in the initiation of disciplinary actions and the resolution of grievances as required.
- Evaluate, analyze, and implement campus wide service including research, support services, preventive maintenance, emergency repairs, capital projects, and recommending equipment purchases.
- Serve as an internal consultant and as a liaison to external constituents including governmental and regulatory agencies on matters related to health, safety, and environmental compliance; review, recommend and implement policies and procedures for a safe working environment in compliance with established standards and codes.
- Develops and track metrics, using industry standards, to assess and benchmark maintenance and repair activities including customer satisfaction, attendance, on-time completion, and budget adherence.
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
- Five (5) or more years of facility maintenance/building trades supervisory experience in an institutional setting including operation of facilities, building/infrastructure design and direct management of employees.
- Demonstrated experience developing and managing projects, project budgets and contracts.
- Available on call 24 hours/7days to respond to emergency situations.
- Must possess driver’s license valid in the State of New Jersey.
- Bachelor’s degree with a focus in engineering, maintenance management, building or real estate management or building technology field.
- Master’s degree in Business Administration or related field.
- Management experience within civil service or union environment.
- Ability to read and understand architectural, engineering and construction documents, operations and maintenance manuals, and other related materials.
Invitation to apply:
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Review of applications will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled. General questions related to this application process, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
William Paterson University is an equal opportunity employer that actively values and supports diversity among faculty, staff and students. Women, minorities, and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.
Director of Facilities Operations (1008)
Idaho State University
Posting Number: req1084
Working 12 months per year
Finance and Administration
Pocatello - Main
To manage the Maintenance and Operation of facilities at Idaho State University (ISU). Reports to the Associate Vice President of Facilities Services.
This position is responsible for the Grounds, Maintenance, Shops, Heat Plant, HVAC, and Custodial teams, on the Pocatello, Meridian, and Idaho Falls Campuses. This position oversees preventive and predictive maintenance, a budget of over $5M, and supervises 14 full time employees.
· Develop, formalize, and implement both short-term and long-term plans, goals, and objectives for the maintenance and operations teams.
· Develop standards and procedures that successfully provide efficient and effective services.
· Supervise, and provide leadership and direction to salaried administrative staff.
· Develops, mentors, and leads staff in engagement, and employee satisfaction objectives.
· Research and implement improvements in building products or systems that will serve to better utilize institutional, human, and financial resources (i.e. energy saving systems and labor saving products and methods).
· Construction, and remodeling: Reviews and certifies need for repairs and coordinates vendor work. Coordinates with the Director of Planning, Design, and Construction (PDC) to develop plans for remodels, maintenance projects, and estimates costs.
· Coordinates with utilities and public agencies regarding service and compliance matters. Coordinates with PDC team, designers and construction contractors on projects to coordinate existing building systems, maintenance and campus design standards.
· Supports a positive safety culture and coordinates directly with the Environmental Health and Safety Department to ensure implementation of safety programs and compliance within the maintenance and operations unit.
· Prepare written reports, and perform special projects as required by the AVP of Facilities Services.
· Present a consistently positive approach to students, faculty, staff, administration, and all other internal and external contacts at ISU through a manner that is friendly, courteous, helpful, and cooperative at all times.
· Responsible for the development and implementation of short-term and long-term goals and objectives that are consistent with, and supportive of, the mission of Facilities Services and ISU.
· Prepare, review, and submit department budgets to AVP. Prepare a five-year capital budget plan that is updated annually.
· Serve as liaison between Facilities Services and other departments throughout ISU. Promote positive interaction with departments and colleges. Coordinate their needs with the services provided.
· B.S. in Engineering or other closely related fields.
· At least ten years experience in facilities management including seven years in the operation of a physical plant and five years progressive management experience. Primary responsibilities at the management level should have included utility operations and maintenance, budgeting, long-range planning, and personnel staffing and control. Budget responsibility above $5M annually.
· B.S. in Engineering, or Construction Management, and twelve years’ experience in facilities management maintenance industry, in an environment similar to ISU.
· Master's degree in Business Administration, Engineering, or related field.
· Prior budget responsibility above $5M annually
· Seven years’ experience directly supervising 15 or more FTE
· Licensed in Idaho as a Professional Engineer (PE), or eligibility for comity licensure by the Idaho Board of Professional Engineers in accordance with Idaho Code, Title 54, Chapter 12
Please submit the following documents with your application:
Cover letter, resume, and list of three (3) professional references with contact information.
Priority consideration will be given to applications received by October 18, 2020. However, the position will remain open until filled. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Includes a competitive benefits package. Offers of employment may be conditional pending successful completion of a background investigation.
Idaho State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We have an institution-wide commitment to inclusion and diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. Veterans' preference. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.
Buildings & Grounds Coordinator
Aidan Montessori School
Aidan Montessori School, an independent, AMI-recognized school located in Woodley Park, Washington DC, is currently seeking a Building and Grounds Coordinator.
This is a full-time position eligible for benefits. Daily hours run from 7:30 to 3:30 PM with additional hours required for off-schedule work. Coordinator will be responsible for all aspects of a 17,000 square foot building and the grounds immediately surrounding the building. This position is responsible for personally handling a majority of the school’s day to day work while also coordinating with outside contractors to maintain the facilities and grounds.
In addition, this position plays a key role in assisting with the arrival of students in the morning through the direction of traffic in the roads surrounding campus and the coordination of students being dropped off.
Founded in 1961, Aidan Montessori School serves a diverse community of 190 children. Our mission is to create and sustain an optimum Montessori environment where expert educators can guide their students through hands-on experience, independent research, and personally-tailored lessons, and where each child can realize his or her richest potential for learning and become an enthusiastic, confident, self-motivated, and contributing member of society.
If you are an energetic team player and committed professional, please send your resume and letter of interest to email@example.com.
To learn more, visit our website: www.aidanschool.org.
Regional Director Physical Facilities & Operations
Provides integrated leadership and coordinates physical facilities including labor, maintenance, supplies, event management, and security functions at the regional campuses (consisting of the Middletown, Hamilton and West Chester campuses, which comprise 658,000 square feet contained within 24 buildings situated on 260 acres) in order to maintain a safe and functional environment for teaching, learning, and community interactions. Provides direction and leadership in planning for future expansion, renovation, and maintenance projects as well as replacement of mechanicals and other equipment to keep current systems working properly.
Duties include and are not limited to the following:
- Provides integrated leadership for physical facilities services such as maintenance, repair, and renovation of buildings, maintenance of grounds, custodial, security, and event management at the Regionals in order to ensure effective day-to-day operations and efficient resource management
- Provides leadership in researching and planning in order to meet short and long term facility mechanical and space needs, prioritizing tasks based on budget constraints
- Provides supervision of approximately thirty employees at each campus, including providing professional development opportunities, enforcing university policies, and ensuring that work done by subordinates is efficient and effective.
- Provides leadership in estimating needs and purchasing supplies and materials for daily operations and small projects
- Provides technical or specialized information and knowledge pertinent to the physical facilities operations to the CLAAS Dean
- Coordinates the activities of contractors engaged in a wide range of activities performed in support of the campuses including construction, security, maintenance, cleaning, and other specialized or professional services
- Communicates effectively with constituents at the university and divisional levels with regard to planned, ongoing, and completed physical facilities projects at the Regionals.
Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Business, Facilities Management, or an equivalent field, 8 years of relevant experience with supervisory duties included, project management experience, previous experience working with and managing contractors, strong leadership, team building, and communication skills, knowledge of federal and state safety regulations, knowledge of building mechanical/electrical systems, focus on quality and continuous improvement. Position is not eligible for H1B sponsorship.
Submit cover letter and curriculum vitae to http://jobs.miamioh.edu/cw/en-us/job/497004?lApplicationSubSourceID=. Inquiries may be directed to Bob Davis at firstname.lastname@example.org. Screening of applications begins on October 15, 2020 and continues until position is filled.
Miami University, an EO/AA employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami does not permit, and takes action to prevent harassment, discrimination and retaliation. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities should be directed to ADAFacultyStaff@miamioh.edu
Associate Director, Mechanical and Energy Systems
George Mason University
The George Mason University, Facilities Department is looking for an enthusiastic and energetic person for the Associate Director, Mechanical and Energy Systems position. This position will report directly to the Sr. Director, Facilities Management and will work at our Fairfax, Virginia campus. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.
This position is responsible for the programmatic oversight of the University’s energy management, commissioning, warranties, and central heating and cooling (CHCP) programs. This position will also serve as the university mechanical authority for all HVAC and energy systems whether existing or planned. By acting as the authority and reviewer of systems this position will ensure comfort and indoor air quality reliability while minimizing utilities costs and reducing our carbon footprint by constant review of existing systems and implementation of cutting-edge technologies available to the University. In addition, this position will ensure the proper commissioning of newly constructed or renovated buildings and replaced or upgraded facility systems.
- Plan, develop, and recommend complex energy management projects prioritized by return-on-investment and customer needs. Will be responsible for budgeting each project and calculating payback time as well as utilizing future savings to fund additional projects;
- Coordinate the operation of all energy related trade groups to provide a planned and unified method of service delivery and decision making process;
- Formulate life-cycle projections and develop plan and budget for replacement of mission-critical equipment and infrastructure;
- Provide for proper commissioning of buildings and equipment after construction and maintain warranty information for equipment and systems;
- Ensure comfortable learning environments with proper indoor air quality.
- Responsible for utility budget and budgetary assigned trade groups;
- Review utility expenditures for accuracy and to identify irregularities and areas for future expenditure reductions;
- Prepare and analyze reports for the Senior Director;
- Coordinate the purchase and installation of mechanical/energy management/HVAC equipment, review specifications.
Administration and Planning:
- Serve as the university mechanical authority for all existing and planned HVAC systems and energy projects across all campuses:
- Will be responsible for reviewing and providing guidance and recommendations on all new capital and non-capital projects that involve energy or HVAC mechanical systems;
- Will serve as the authority on all energy/HVAC renovations and upgrade projects on all existing systems.
- Oversee the operation and management of GMU’s environmental and energy management;
- Ensure excellent customer service with an emphasis on the learning environment while striving for high operating efficiency;
- Develop and evaluate short- and long-term strategies and policies related to mechanical maintenance, infrastructure, and expansion;
- Oversee capital projects by attending construction meetings, conducting on-site inspections, reviewing progress reports;
- Compose, compile and present an annual report summarizing the accomplishments and challenges of the section for presentation to the Vice President of Facilities;
- Develop and maintain University facility design standards for use by design architects and engineers to ensure standardization and compatibility in the design and construction of new or renovated facilities and existing facilities.
- Conduct technical reviews of engineering designs and provide recommended changes to the Facilities Planning Department;
- Coordinate with the Facilities Project Management and Construction Department and monitor new construction for impacts on maintenance operations.
- Manage the Energy, CHCP, and Commissioning groups and may also act as the Sr. Director, Facilities Management in his absence.
- Must have a Master’s degree or training and work experience at a level that equates to an advanced degree. Equivalent experience generally includes 6+ years’ Associate Director level experience or 10+ years’ experience in field;
- Knowledge in management of various trades and utilities services, utilities plant and systems operations, facilities management and/or construction;
- Ability to read and comprehend engineering plans and specifications;
- Significant full-time professional experience (minimum of 10 years is strongly desired) in facilities management with strong knowledge in the design, operation, and replacement of boilers, chillers, cooling towers and other mechanical and energy management equipment;
- Proven successful track record of overseeing a large-scale energy management program with continuous improvements to service delivery to customers, comfort, indoor air quality, and cost reduction;
- Valid Driver’s License.
- Certified- Facility Manger (CFM) designation.
Special Instructions to Applicants
For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number FA34Ez at https://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.
George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Senior Electrical Engineer
Senior Electrical Engineer
Applications MUST be submitted for consideration on Harvard Careers under job # 47528BR. https://hr.harvard.edu/jobs
Additional Qualifications :
Senior Mechanical Engineer
Senior Mechanical Engineer
This position provides mechanical engineering at a senior level for the planning, design,
operation, maintenance, and repair of the University’s utility infrastructure which includes
electric, steam, heating hot water, and chilled water as well as energy management and utility
metering systems. This position shall also perform special short and long-range projects as directed.
1. Plan, develop, and implement the installation and modification of campus utility systems. Coordinate
with the plans and needs of the University’s Schools and Units. Engineer and oversee the installation and
relocation of underground utility infrastructure with minimum impact to the University’s community and
its activities. Assume complete engineering responsibility for utility distribution systems to ensure
system capability, flexibility, reliability, safety, economic operation, and consideration for expansion.
Formulate and balance long and short-range plans and budgets with respect to utility distribution
upgrades. Develop distribution system statistics, records, and drawings, and assist in the documentation
of utility infrastructure for record purposes.
2. Maintain communications and relationships with governmental agencies/departments to ensure that
the University’s interests are served in a safe, reliable, economical, and least disruptive manner. Stay
current with pertinent government standards relative to employee environmental, health, and safety.
Maintain knowledge of federal, state, municipal, industry, and University codes, regulations, practices,
trends, and/or guidelines as well as stay current with the latest information on mechanical design and
3. Provide technical assistance to Campus Services operating and maintenance personnel and technical
support for the operation and maintenance of central utility distribution systems and building systems as
necessary. Evaluate and provide recommendations for preventive maintenance programs for the
University’s steam, heating hot water, and chilled water plants and distribution systems. Identify and
develop cost control opportunities and system cost planning.
4. Interface with local utility suppliers. Assist in the University’s utility metering, accounting, and
billing activities. Perform utility rate analyses and evaluate impacts upon the University. Evaluate and
recommend appropriate action to provide alternative utility sources to or within the University whenever
economically feasible or otherwise justified. Evaluate energy management system operations for
improvement and enhancement possibilities for control and monitoring of the campus utility distribution
system and building distribution systems.
5. Coordinate with other Campus Services divisions to formulate the best delivery of services to the
University’s Schools and Units. Explore with the other Campus Services divisions possible new business
opportunities within the University and help formulate business strategies. Assist in the formulation and implementation of new departmental policies and procedures to improve the delivery of engineering,
operational, utility accounting, and maintenance services and planning.
6. Develop, negotiate, and manage the delivery of engineering and project management services for
various projects relative to the utility infrastructure. Prepare and review technical and legal portions of
bid and contract documents. Interface with architects, engineers, contractors, consultants and University
representatives to coordinate and manage projects for best implementation and minimum disruption to the
University’s community and its activities. Responsible for budgeting and monitoring the function and expenditures for the various utility projects for the Schools and Units.
BS in Mechanical Engineering
Registration as a Professional Engineer
Minimum of ten years of professional level experience
Experience in master planning, design, installation, and operation of central utility systems
Experience managing capital construction projects
Institutional, industrial, or utility company experience
Familiarity with small scale power generation
Knowledge of mechanical systems in complex buildings and labs
Experience in developing, evaluating, and managing energy conservation
Experience working in a customer-oriented business unit
Ability to work well as a team member
Effective problem-solver and be able to interact effectively in a highly political academic
Ability to respond to off-hour storm contingencies and utility emergencies
Ability to work extended hours when necessary
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Technology Skills Required:
Computer skills including word-processing, spreadsheets, and databases
Ability to access and modify data in Computer-Aided Design (CAD) systems including
Familiarity with Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems
Duties & Responsibilities continued:
7. Study and evaluate mechanical building systems for all Harvard facilities and departments.
Involvement includes but is not limited to the installation, operation, and maintenance of steam, heating
hot water, and chilled water systems, specialized research and test equipment, and HVAC controls.
Interface with representatives from the Schools and Units to coordinate their projects with campus-wide
utility projects. Incorporate the impacts of projects for the Schools and Units into the budgets and work
scope of the University’s utility capital plan.
8. Review and upgrade project specifications and drawings for mechanical construction work. Work
with representatives, architects, and consultant engineers for the Schools and Units to develop optimum
cost and benefits to the campus utility and building systems for new construction and renovation projects.
Sr. Planner The University of New Mexico
University of New Mexico
The University of New Mexico’s (UNM) Planning, Design & Construction (PDC) seeks a full-time Sr. Planner to join our vibrant, committed team of professionals who support the built environment at UNM. The Sr. Planner will be responsible for leading the University’s efforts in facility planning. This role will provide leadership in a broad array of facility planning, architectural, site development and real property matters associated with but not limited to The University’s academic, administrative, athletic, residential functions.
The Sr. Planner will lead the University’s facility planning efforts by coordinating with academic and administrative leadership, facility managers, consulting planners, and architects. The Sr. Planner will provide broad leadership on facility use and development, working closely with the University Architect and University Planner and The University’s executive administration.
Duties of the Sr. Planner will include, but are not limited to:
- Provide leadership in campus master planning studies, long term facility management and land planning activities.
- Develops and prepares feasibility studies; identifies project goals and objectives, critical physical and environmental constraints, space utilization and facility conditions, and establishes and monitors project deliverables.
- Collaborates with Office of the Provost, administrative leadership and Capital & Space Strategies to analyze the efficiency and utilization of existing space allocations and to strategize space needs in facility planning.
- Provides strategic leadership to wide variety of facility management efforts.
- Provides guidance in benchmarking, technology, academic and research trends, and space projections to establish quantitative based projections for facility and capital projections.
- Assists with production of the annual capital budget, inclusive of facilities, landscape, renewal and infrastructure and participates in the 5-year capital budget update.
- Manages production of planning documents and reports.
- Facilitates comprehensive facility planning support to all Planning, Design & Construction capital projects; including the development and / or guidance of project scopes, programs, program adjustments and revisions in development.
- Conducts special studies and participates in various internal and external committees and working groups concerned with the campus physical development plans.
This leadership role provides expertise to the University’s leadership at a time of rapidly changing business context and space usage. The ideal candidate will be able to provide superior, active guidance regarding The University’s near and long term programmatic and physical planning goals.
UNM employees enjoy a great benefits package, including: 4 weeks of vacation, paid holidays, sick leave, retirement benefits, tuition remission benefits for yourself and additional education benefits to spouses or domestic partners, and dependent children of eligible employees and retirees.
See the Position Classification Description for additional information:
Minimum Job Requirements: Bachelor's degree; at least 7 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.
- Master’s degree in Architecture, Planning or related field.
- Excellent analytical abilities.
- Excellent communications skills.
- Skill in consensus building for facilities decision making.
- Experience in the field of planning for educational communities.
Conditions of Employment: Employees who provide services or work in patient care or clinical areas are required to be in compliance with the University's influenza vaccination requirement.
To view the full job advertisement and for application instructions, visit:
The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.