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For the week of February 15, 2021

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Executive Director, Facilities Administration & Planning
University of North Alabama

The University of North Alabama is accepting applications for the position of Executive Director of Facilities Administration & Planning in the Business & Financial Affairs division.  This position has direct oversight of the entire Facilities area, including capital planning, project management, environmental health and safety, maintenance areas including all trades, environmental services, and grounds maintenance for all university-owned properties, buildings, and structures.

Minimum qualifications include: Bachelor’s degree in engineering or a related field is required; Advanced degree in architecture, engineering, or a related field is preferred; Extensive (10+) years of progressively responsible experience managing planning, design, and construction activities in an academic, government, or similar institutional environment is required; Experience in code compliance, sustainable design, architecture, landscape architecture, and historical preservation is required; Experience with strategic planning and master plans is required; and a current, valid driver’s license is required.

To view a complete job description and/or apply for this position, please visit our Online Employment System at   Applications will only be accepted via this system.  For questions, please email or call 256.765.4291 and select option #2.  Selecting an option other than #2 will result in a delayed response.  Please see the special instructions to applicants’ section of the posting for required documents.

UNA is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving excellence and strength through diversity. UNA seeks a wide range of applicants for this position so that one of our core values, ethnic and cultural diversity, will be affirmed. UNA is a smoke-free campus. We welcome applicants who are committed to working at a university that values diversity, equity, and inclusion for faculty, staff, and students.  Strategic Diversity & Inclusion Plan:


Maintenance Supervisor
Reed College

The Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for the management of all campus services related to the maintenance, operation and repair of all buildings, structures, equipment and furnishings at Reed. The Maintenance Supervisor provides training and leadership to maintenance specialists, technicians and student workers. This position reports to the Assistant Director of Facilities Operations.

The Supervisor will coordinate building maintenance activities with other Facilities Operations sections as well as various Reed College departments and outside contractors. The Supervisor oversees work which requires specialized skill in a variety of crafts or trades to assure effective operation and use of HVAC, electrical, plumbing or mechanical/fire life safety systems. The Supervisor ensures good stewardship of the environment and Reed’s assets. This is a full-time, exempt position. A regular work week is 40 hours working Monday through Friday. The starting salary for this position is $65,000 per year. Reed College offers an exceptional benefits package.


Five years’ experience in mechanical, electrical, building operating engineering or other trade related experience is required. Three year’s progressive leadership or supervisory experience leading a maintenance team or other trade related organization. Demonstrated experience with preventative maintenance theory and management systems. Experience with APPA preferred.

Application Instructions

To read the full job anouncement and apply, click here. Applications will be considered as they are submitted. Priority will be given to applications received by Monday, February 29, 2021. This position will remain open until filled.



Trades Manager
Occidental College


Oxy is looking for an experienced Trades Manager with excellent leadership and communication skills to provide direct day to day supervision and support to a talented team of Boiler, Carpenters, Electrical, HVAC, Locksmiths, Painters, and Plumbing technicians.


  • Provides management and support to the Utilities (boilermen, electricians, HVAC, and plumbing technicians) and Structural (carpenters, painters, locksmith) Division’s bargaining unit personnel.
    • Determines the expected level of performance, monitors performance, and counsels employees as required. Documents staff performance to support the College’s Mission Statement, Strategic Plan, and Department Goals.
    • Ensures that efficient work is being planned and executed by each shop section.
    • Evaluates staff skill level, establishes a training schedule, and provides on-job training or staff technicians’ outside training.
    • Performs administrative functions, recommends approval of leave and vacation requests, maintains records, interviews prospective employees, manages budgets.
    • Able to respond to emergencies 24/7
  • Directs operations and maintenance of:
    • Central Steam Plant and building hot water boilers, including steam and hot water distribution networks.
    • Medium voltage electrical distribution system including systems, house voltage distribution systems, and lights inside buildings and throughout campus.
    • Emergency power systems for egress lighting, inverters, generators, and emergency power for critical campus ITS, science equipment, and hospitality food cooling.
    • Central Chiller Plant, cooling towers, chilled water distribution system, and all building-specific HVAC equipment.
    • Domestic water, natural gas, sewer systems, building plumbing fixtures and piping, including specialty piping systems.
    • General carpentry and roofing maintenance
    • Door locks and key systems
    • Maintenance and repair of interior and exterior surface finishes
    • Fire Life Safety systems
    • Elevators
    • Pool maintenance and chemical management
    • Science specialty systems, including compressed air, vacuum, and RO/DI water, and saltwater systems.
    • Energy/building management systems (EMS or BMS)
  • Determines and implements proper preventative and corrective maintenance requirements for all systems; reviews completed tasks.
  • Schedules and reviews contractor performed maintenance. 
  • Plans and executes projects for the Utilities and Structural Division.
    • Commissions, reviews, and interprets complex studies.
    • Documents work scopes, contacts vendors, reviews proposals, prepares project documents, reviews work, makes final inspections, and processes appropriate records relating to projects.
    • Documentation includes multi-week and daily schedules, weekly and daily schedule completion percentages, estimated and actual job times, planned and actual materials used, work action codes, work order comments, and standard administrative tasks such as attendance, vacation, and payrolls. 


  • Education:  High school diploma; 2-year Technical Certification in related technical fields and technical controls training a plus. CEFP certification preferred


  • Understands what it means to be an Ideal Team Player who is Hungry, Humble, and Smart.
  • 4-years’ experience maintaining and operating HVAC equipment, boilers, plumbing, electrical, and related controls, fire life safety systems, elevators, commercial pools, and roofing maintenance.
  • Experience with Tridium EMS system
  • 3 years’ supervisory experience.
  • Preferred 2 years experience supervising in a Union environment
  • Preferred higher education management experience
  • Customer Service focus


CEFP preferred.

University Facilities Engineer, Facilities Management
University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Job Description

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for University Facilities Engineer, Facilities Management [R0123543]



The University Facilities Engineer serves the University of Nevada, Las Vegas campus by acting as the steward of the HVAC, plumbing, and energy systems. The university facilities engineer will play a key role in the university by developing novel ideas for realistic designs and maintenance plans in the facilities management shops. The university facilities engineer is responsible for managing and developing strong professional relationships by providing professional design, planning, and construction services to the administration, faculty, staff, and 3rd-party contractors. The person in this position must be able to manage and coordinate multiple projects and assignments of various scopes and sizes in a timely manner. Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision as well as collaboration with other engineers, architects, contractors, vendors, government, directors and craft foremen; compile and summarize information for future policies reporting needs, presentation, planning facility renovation, access to prints and drawing and prepare correspondence, periodic or special reports related to assignments; and contribute effectively to the accomplishment of the team or agency goals, objectives, and activities. Examples of these activities include:


  • Serve as primary source of Mechanical Engineering Design & Analysis for campus
  • Work with faculty and the facilities management community to conceptualize and design systems, assemblies and parts to meet challenging one-of-a-kind requirements.
  • Provide solutions for conserving energy and water without compromising function and comfort
  • Provide recommendation to leadership in the execution of improvement activities and engage in joint design optimization (e.g., feasibility of design, engineering, and fabrication concepts; use of alternative engineering approaches).
  • Carry out reviews of campus mechanical systems to ensure safety, quality and functionality
  • Evaluate campus equipment’s overall performance, reliability, and safety
  • Alter and modify design to meet requirements and to eliminate malfunctions
  • Support and maintain campus standards for design and construction; ensuring code compliance; guiding and validating projects from inception to completion
  • Specify and procure commercial mechanical materials, parts and assemblies.
  • Develop and implement plans for engineering-related work, including management of timeline, budget, and schedule of deliverables.



This position requires a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, engineering, or similar from a regionally accredited college or university and 3-5 years’ experience performing similar duties. Credentials must be obtained prior to the start of employment.



  • Professional engineer
  • University experience



Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding. 


Pursuant to Assembly Bill (AB) 3 passed by the Nevada State Legislature during the 31st Special Legislative Session, employees are required to take furlough at a 4.6 percent monthly reduction in compensation from January 1, 2021 through June 30, 2021.



Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.


Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates’ materials will begin on February 19, 2021, and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to that date. Materials should be addressed to Matthew Whinery Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted online as we do not accept emailed materials. For assistance with the application process, please contact UNLV Human Resources at (702) 895-3504 or



Required Attachment(s)

Resume and cover letter required



Posting Close Date




Note to Applicant

This position may require that a criminal background check be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.  


HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified,  HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member’s first day of employment. 


References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process.  


As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.  


For positions that require driving, evidence of a valid driver's license will be required at the time of employment and as a condition of continued employment.  


All document(s) must be received on or before the closing date of the job announcements (if a closing date is provided).


Recruitments that provide a work schedule are subject to change based on organizational needs.