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Associate Director, Libraries Facilities
Columbia University Libraries seeks an Associate Director, Libraries Facilities. The Associate Director provides leadership, technical assistance and expertise to plan and implement physical changes to Columbia’s diverse library spaces. Initiates and guides collaboration with library colleagues and non-library departments to strategically advance CUL facilities/space priorities. Provides ongoing advisement and support for physical operations in all Columbia University Libraries’ locations by interfacing with libraries staff, the Columbia Facilities Operations and Capital planning divisions, vendors, service partners, contractors and consultants.
For immediate consideration, please apply online at:
Columbia University is an equal opportunity employer / disability / veteran and is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Manager, IT Services
University of Maryland College Park
University of Maryland, College Park
Manager, IT Services (Position # 100979)
GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Develops, manages, analyzes, upgrades and services mission critical networked systems; oversees Information Technology support for Departmental functions. The current systems include a shared virtualization cluster for servers, Active Directory, database systems, over 200 workstations, laptops, cell phones and printers. Provides support to 250 staff in multiple locations across campus. Responsible for a web site accessed by customers and staff. Supports the use of current and future Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Integrated Work Management System (IWMS) with data integrations and user support. Supervises, trains and evaluates IT Support Associate. The Manager is directly supervised by the Assistant Director for Technology Services.
- Network and User Administration – maintain/update department network/server infrastructure – hardware and software. Maintain licenses, warranties, etc. Manage group memberships, listserv and software subscriptions. Support mission-critical software applications.
- Technical and Hardware Support – Manage IT equipment replacement cycle; includes assessment/replacement of hardware as needed. Maintain budget for IT equipment purchases.
- Department and Campus Engagement – Implement IT priorities that support department goals and objectives. Facilitate staff training on new department or campus technology. Liaison with Division and Campus IT groups, serve on committees as assigned.
- Strategic Planning – Advise Assistant Director, IT Services on security, virtualization, and end user software. Be available as needed at off-hours to minimize impact of planned work on department users and clients.
- Bachelor’s degree.
- Minimum 5 year’s full time experience in IT field.
- A minimum of 3 year’s hands on experience with Windows Server, Active Directory, VMWare, and centralized workstation management tools. Experience with Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager preferred.
- Must have familiarity with administering Microsoft SQL Server.
- Driver’s license with fewer than 6 points is required.
- Must be able to respond to critical issues during non-business hours.
SALARY and BENEFITS – Starting salary, between $108,000 and $127,000. Benefits include 25 days annual and personal leave; 14 paid holidays; 15 days sick leave, tuition remission up to 8 credits per semester; choice of two retirement programs; a variety of group health insurance plans.
TO APPLY: For best consideration apply by January 21, 2022. To apply, submit a resume with cover letter online at www.ejobs.umd.edu. Click on “Staff Positions” and follow the directions for position #100979. The University of Maryland is a smoke free environment The University requires staff to be vaccinated against COVID.
University of Maryland is an AA/EEO Employer
Southwestern University has an immediate opening for a Landscape Architect. This position designs landscaping and grounds, develops construction documents, provides leadership for coordinating with consultants, and interacts well with the Facilities Management staff, students, faculty, and community volunteers. This position will focus on the site development and planning for the campus grounds, landscape and hardscape design, and exterior space programming. This position must be capable of understanding and applying codes and regulations, ensuring the completion of assignments per schedule, and producing quality documentation. Additionally, this position will coordinate with campus members and volunteers and oversee landscaping projects as well as the maintenance of assigned areas of campus.
Primary Duties: responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Advise, plan, design, and oversee the creation, regeneration and development of land areas such as gardens, recreational areas, residential areas, and academic/administrative areas.
- Combine artistic skills with knowledge of human activity and the natural environment in order to help to protect and conserve the environment while integrating native and drought tolerant plants.
- Survey sites and create plans, designs, and drawings using computer-aided design program(s) with a thorough understanding of the objectives of Southwestern University.
- Produce estimates and present proposals to university stakeholders for approval and timelines.
- Coordinate with surveyors, city planners, and civil engineers for projects requiring City of Georgetown permits/approval.
- Coordinate with contractors, Facilities Management staff, and the community to oversee projects as they progress, including the maintenance of newly created and existing gardens, beds, trees, shrubs, etc.
- Serve as the university’s representative in the recruitment, engagement, and oversight of community volunteers.
- Coordinate with architects for the landscaping associated with all new construction and renovation projects.
Required qualifications: Accredited Landscape Architecture Degree; 1-3 years of experience in a comparable role, or in a professional design office; understanding of site feasibility studies, site analysis, site development construction costs, space programming, and ability to work with municipal site development codes; strong planting design skills and understanding of aesthetic principals of design; knowledge of AutoCAD; graphic presentation skills including hand drawing and rendering as well as proficiency in graphic software such as Photoshop, SketchUp or similar programs; proven design and management skills; demonstrated leadership skills, including a strong work ethic; knowledge of Microsoft Office and Google applications; willingness to comply with University Safety Program; possess and maintain a valid Texas driver’s license; possess strong organizational skills; possess problem solving skills and sound judgment; possess excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills; possess demonstrated skill, knowledge, and experience in all aspects of landscape design and maintenance; willingness to seek training to enhance or learn new skills; ability to manage and administer major programs/projects including budget, planning, staff, and operations; ability to be accessible and available in the event of emergencies or when needed to meet the ongoing mission of the University; ability to work with other University stakeholders to resolve operating problems related to work scheduling, noise, etc.; demonstrated leadership skills, including a strong work ethic; willingness to adhere to the University’s core values. Preferred qualification: Landscape Architecture License for the State of Texas preferred, CLARB registration; ArchiCAD or LandFX experience; 3-5 years’ experience in a comparable role, or in a professional design office.
Southwestern University offers competitive salary and benefits including health, dental, life, long term disability, retirement, 15-paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, tuition assistance, access to athletic facilities, free parking and discounted meal rates. Southwestern University is a selective, undergraduate institution committed to a broad-based liberal arts, sciences, and fine arts education. Southwestern University is deeply committed to fostering a diverse educational environment and especially encourages applications from members of groups traditionally under-represented in academia. For information concerning the University, visit our Web site at www.southwestern.edu.
To apply: The University will only accept application materials through Interfolio at apply.interfolio.com/100723 Interested persons must submit a letter of interest, resume, the name and contact information of three professional references, and salary expectation. Email and paper applications will not be accepted. Only completed applications will be reviewed by the Search Committee. The Committee will review all completed applications until the position is filled. All offers of employment are contingent on successful completion of the University’s Background Check Policy process. EOE/M/F
Architect of the Capitol
To apply visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/job/626105800
The United States Botanic Garden (USBG) is a living plant museum that informs visitors about the importance, and often irreplaceable value, of plants to the well-being of humans and to earth's fragile ecosystems. Established by the U.S. Congress in 1820, the U.S. Botanic Garden is one of the oldest botanic gardens in North America. Since 1934, it has been administered through the Architect of the Capitol.
** This position is essential. The selectee will be required to report to work during emergencies and inclement weather situations. Tour of duty may include holidays and weekends on a regular or recurring basis.
Major Duties Include:
Maintains, troubleshoots and corrects HVAC and facility systems by using numerous testing techniques and test equipment. Locates sources of trouble, whether in the controls or equipment itself and determines the nature and extent of repairs or adjustments needed.
Electrical Monitoring and Equipment
Responsible for correcting electrical control and monitoring systems and equipment. Tests systems for correct conditions. Dismantles electrical-mechanical systems to diagnose malfunctions and effect necessary repairs. Executes installation and maintains existing electrical systems. Removes and fixes electrical or electronic malfunctions such as relay systems, interface devices and analog/digital controls.
Assembles, connects and fixes pipes, fittings and fixtures of steam heating, water according to specifications and plumbing codes. Installs, alters, troubleshoots, repairs, maintains and fabricates the various high and low pressure piping systems throughout the USBG which encompasses the domestic water distribution systems, the sewage systems, the steam generation systems, the tempered water systems, the hydronic heating system, the fire sprinkler system, the drain, waste and vent systems and the irrigation systems.
Performs carpentry and other disciplines such as glazing and painting work as required. Constructs, installs, repairs and/or modifies wood and wood substitute structures and items, such as door and window frames, furniture, etc. to include finishing and painting. Installs or replaces interior partitions, flooring, panels, suspended ceilings, counter tops, moldings and glazing. Inspects, installs or replaces glazing and vent system components in the various greenhouses.
Maintains and Repairs Boilers
Connects, adapts, fixes, sustains and runs the low and medium pressure vessels at the USBG that are used for the production and distribution of hot water, tempered water, low pressure and medium pressure steam. Installs, modifies, repairs, maintains, troubleshoots and operates the auxiliary equipment associated with the pressure vessels. Accomplishes scheduled annual preventive maintenance of the pressure vessels, which occurs during the shut-down periods of the hydronic and steam heating systems, in order to prepare the heating systems for the new heating season.
Director of Construction
University of Texas at Austin
Facilities Planning & Management
The University of Texas at Austin welcomes nominations and applications for the position of the Director of Construction.
Facilities Planning & Management is an organization with over 1,000 staff, employed in the departments of Capital Projects and Construction; Project Management and Construction Services; Facilities Services; Campus Real Estate Office; Sustainability, and the Office of the Associate Vice President. The mission of FPM is “providing excellence in facilities and services” and the organization is committed to promoting respect and civility in the workplace, and to creating an engaged, inclusive, and diverse workforce.
The Director will oversee all campus construction efforts and lead the integration of all associated activities. The Director will be responsible for leading the delivery of all construction for improving landscapes, transportation networks, new buildings, as well as additions, renovations, and modifications to existing buildings, utilities, and hardscapes, in support of the mission of the UT Austin. This Unit of FPM will integrate all construction services for the University with a workforce of project managers, construction inspectors, in-house trades professionals, and support staff who complete projects of all scales and budgets.
Working under the general supervision of and reporting to the Associate Vice President of Facilities Planning & Management, the Director will provide vision, direction, technical expertise, and assistance to building programs and is responsible for compliance with and improvement of appropriate campus standards for facility design, construction, and related services consistent with the needs of UT Austin and the Campus Master Plan. This position supervises, integrates, and coordinates the completion of work, project management services, cost estimating, staff performance, contractor performance, and technical assistance required to develop and execute an annual capital construction budget. Currently, UT Austin has major capital projects in excess of $2 billion in design and construction.
The Director will work closely with University leadership, colleges, campus business units, and others to support an integrated approach to design, construction, and development that ensures excellence and contextual consistency within specific functional areas and across the institution. This position must promote proactive coordination and collaboration between departments responsible for planning, real estate management, sustainment, utilities, maintenance, and operations.
For best consideration, please send all nominations and applications to:
Susan VanGilder, Managing Director
Kenna Boyd, Managing Associate
For more information, please visit UT Austin’s home page at https://www.utexas.edu/ and the full position description: https://assets.storbecksearch.com/files/resources/utaustin-construction-pd.pdf
The University of Texas at Austin is committed to providing an inclusive educational environment in which all students, faculty, and staff can learn, research, create, work and thrive free from all forms of harassment, discrimination, and misconduct. As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UT Austin 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.
Project Manager / Construction Manager
University of Nebraska
The Project Manager / Construction Manager (PM/ CM) is the University’s owner’s representative and facilitates the delivery of projects including planning, design, construction, occupancy, and warranty for new and modified University facilities. The PM / CM will effectively complete projects within the specified project requirements, schedule, budget, and programmatic purpose. Successful projects are achieved through active PM / CM leadership and stakeholder partnering. Assigned projects will vary in scope and include complexities requiring initiative, communication, risk management thinking, and problem solving as well as knowledge of multifaceted design and construction issues and specialties. Primary competencies required are Leadership, Program Delivery, Project Management, Planning, Resource Management, Effective Communication, Risk Management Thinking, Team Building, Technical and Occupational Knowledge, and Problem Solving. This PM/ CM position will work primarily out of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln office. To view full position information and apply: