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For the week of November 23, 2020

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Associate Vice Chancellor of Facilities Services
University of California, Riverside

Position Description

The Associate Vice Chancellor of Facilities Services at the University of California, Riverside provides leadership and direction to the facilities services unit consisting of 400 employees, with a strong emphasis on developing best practices to provide cohesive, effective and efficient services to the campus. Leads the functions and activities in maintenance, housekeeping, custodial, landscape, recycling and refuse, customer relations, administration, and energy management services. Provides leadership to staff and ensures adherence to departmental processes, protocols and procedures to provide quality services in a timely, cost effective manner for all campus facilities. Ensures safety procedures and protocols are established and maintained, ensuring compliance with state, federal and UC regulations. Responsible for the unit's overall operational and financial administration. Provides support to other campus units as necessary and maintains a keen commitment to client service and engagement. Leads and participates in strategic planning initiatives with other campus leaders, UC leaders, or other local, state, or federal entities.

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent experience/training in architecture, engineering, urban design, city planning or landscape architecture.
  • 10 - 15 years of related experience.
  • License or certificate to practice in at least one of the above professions.              
  • Valid Driver License.

 

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Please visit the UCR Job board to view position and apply: Associate Vice Chancellor of Facilities Services, UC Riverside.

 


Assistant Director, Maintenance
Florida Gulf Coast University

The Assistant Director, Maintenance Operations provides operational direction and oversight of all maintenance to assigned University housing facilities.

 
Typical duties may include but are not limited to:

Provides operational direction and oversees maintenance operations of assigned physical facilities. 

Oversees renovations and capital projects. 

Provides guidance, training and support to skilled and professional staff. 

Acts as a liaison between vendors, partners and university departments to ensure services are provided timely and efficiently. 

Maintains budgets including monitors expenses, researches purchase options, prepares requisitions, and reconciles invoices.

Complies with applicable safety regulations and policies. 

Assists in the implementation of existing guidelines, policies, and procedures. Recommends new or improved guidelines, policies, and/or procedures.

Serves as essential personnel and provides assistance in the event of an emergency on campus.

 

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree from an accreditation institution in an appropriate area of specialization.

Four years of professional full-time experience providing operational direction and oversight of the maintenance of physical facilities.

Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience, and/or certifications may be considered.

Valid driver’s license.

Ability to work evenings, nights,, and weekends as necessary and serve on an on-call rotation.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Four years of professional full-time experience providing operational direction and oversight of the maintenance of residential housing facilities in a higher education setting.
  • Experience managing and operating Garden style apartments in a University setting.
  • Experience managing multiple maintenance projects simultaneously.
  • Experience recruiting, hiring, training and supervising full time and part time workers.
  • Experience working with a wide range of vendors including but not limited to custodial services, landscape services, pest control services, fire detection/suppression maintenance and repair, swimming pool maintenance, generator maintenance and repair, disaster cleanup, and other such contractors. Familiar with the maintenance and operation of 2 ton HVAC units.
  • Experience with life safety alarm systems and equipment.

 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of applicable building systems, equipment life cycles, preventative maintenance schedules, and safety requirements.
  • Knowledge of policies and procedures related to the position.
  • Knowledge of state bidding processes and contract requirements.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and an ability to prioritize and complete simultaneous projects within deadlines.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and build strategic relations with a diverse group of colleagues, vendors, and other stakeholders. 
  • Ability to think critically and creatively, have a high standard of integrity, and be motivated to incorporate best practices into the organizational structure.
  • Ability to manage a budget and work within the constraints of that budget.
  • Ability to interpret and apply laws, regulations, policies and procedures consistently.
  • Ability to effectively manage the work of others by providing information, guidance and motivation.
  • Ability to work evenings, nights, and weekends as necessary and serve on an on-call rotation.

 

Required:

Cover Letter

Resume

 

Salary Range:

$65,000 - $70,000

 

For More Information and to Apply:

https://fgcu.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/eaglejobs/job/Main-Campus/Assistant-Director--Maintenance_R0000941

 

 


Director, Operations & Maintenance
William & Mary

William & Mary is seeking candidates for the position of Director of Operations & Maintenance who can advance the organization’s effectiveness and deliver award winning services. We are a medium-sized, highly residential, liberal arts university located in eastern Virginia, widely recognized as one of the most historic and beautiful campuses in the country. Reporting to the Chief Facilities Officer, the Director of Operations & Maintenance is responsible for providing leadership in the management of the facilities and grounds maintenance and utility operations; for complying with all legal and regulatory requirements affecting maintenance and safety; and for ensuring optimum efficiency and effectiveness in the use of resources to achieve the University’s goals and objectives.

We invite you to become part of a collaborative leadership team that challenges itself to learn, grow and deliver on its vision. We are looking for an innovator and motivator with substantive experience coordinating in a higher-education or hospitality environment and demonstrated management skills to act as a resource and point of contact for customers and staff.

William & Mary offers a comprehensive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience. Interested individuals are encouraged to apply for this position (posting FP054W) at https://jobs.wm.edu/.  Applications and related materials submitted via other means cannot be considered.

William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

 


Mechanical Engineer
University of Wisconsin-Madison

UW-Madison Physical Plant seeks a mechanical engineer with experience in HVAC, plumbing and minor fire protection design. Ideal experience will include a variety of building occupancy types, familiarity with remodeling projects and knowledge of different mechanical systems. Experience with Revit MEP is preferred. Great vacation/leave time and benefits offered.

POSITION SUMMARY:    

Provides engineering expertise in designing, modifying and constructing University facilities including buildings and physical plant infrastructure. These professionals are responsible for interpreting, designing and/or constructing University facilities subject to regulatory and professional standards, developing cost-benefit engineering analyses comparing construction alternatives, and/or other duties typical of a professional mechanical engineer in an institution of higher education.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES:

- Understand, keep current, interpret, consult, communicate and apply all established building codes including safety, accessibility, environmental, established policies and standards. Work with different agencies and professionals such as city fire inspector, city building inspector, and University health inspector to identify and rectify or mitigate violations and assure compliance in campus facilities.

- Work with outside contractors and University departments to provide engineering assessment, design, specification, review, estimating, bidding, quality control, and technical oversight for facilities remodeling projects. Work closely with other in-house designers, project administrators, and trades to ensure efficient project coordination, execution, communication and construction.

- Assess needs, performance and problems of building systems. Evaluate applicability, validity and feasibility of proposed projects and solutions to ensure that the work will have no adverse effect on the building, is not in conflict with known future plans for the facility, is not in violation of established code and policies, and will provide the desired results. Provide alternatives when appropriate.

- Develop job scope and project program statements into preliminary assessments along with preliminary cost estimates for projects.

- Attend project meetings and provide customer consultation. Attend preconstruction and construction meetings as needed. Resolve construction and installation problems and conflicts as required.

- Specify materials and equipment and finishes as needed for projects by consulting with all available resources and considering economy, availability, utility and future maintainability.

- Perform proper and accessible documentation, coordination and communication of project decisions, specifications, procedures and relevant details for future reference by the facilities organization. Review and approve shop drawings, work pay requests, change orders, and alternates.

- Provide engineering services in installation, commissioning and operation of new building systems. Perform post-construction walk-through inspections for compliance to codes and standards and carry out electronic and paper project file closeout procedures as needed.


- Provide technical support, guidance, solutions, and training to the organization to ensure proper communication, operational procedures and staff training. Research new technology for adaptation and gather ideas from peer institutions to improve performance of building systems and operational procedures.


- Attend training, receive and review code updates to stay current, actively work to develop and improve campus policies and standards and participate in committees.


DEGREE AND AREA OF SPECIALIZATION:

A professional engineering license or the ability to acquire one within a year of starting employment is required.

MINIMUM YEARS AND TYPE OF RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE: 

Five years minimum working as a mechanical engineer - designing HVAC, preferably also plumbing and some minor fire protection. Ideal experience will include a variety of building occupancies types, familiarity with remodeling projects and a knowledge of different mechanical systems. Experience with Revit MEP is preferred.

WORK TYPE:  Full Time: 100%

APPOINTMENT TYPE, DURATION:  Ongoing/Renewable

SALARY: Negotiable, Annual (12 months)

 

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS:

To be considered, applications must be submitted online. To apply for this position, please visit:

https://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/en-us/job/505756/sr-facilities-engineer . You will need to upload a resume and cover letter. We will also require contact information for three professional references, one of which must be your current supervisor. We will not contact your current supervisor without advance notice.

A criminal background check will be conducted on all finalists.

In the event you are required to work in or around animal facilities, you will be enrolled in the appropriate medical surveillance program.

Please note that successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment.

 

CONTACT:          

Cinthya Canicoba

cinthya.canicoba@wisc.edu

608-262-6593

 

JOB NUMBER:   

228263-AS