Skip to Main Content Skip to Footer

Job Express Positions

For the week of January 10, 2022

General Administration & Management

Maintenance & Operations

Energy & Utilities

Planning, Design & Construction


Assistant Vice Chancellor for Facilities
Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education

Assistant Vice Chancellor for Facilities, PA State System of Higher Ed, Office of the Chancellor

 

This posting is for the PA State System of Higher Ed, Office of the Chancellor, primarily a remote position, with occasional travel to Harrisburg, or our university campuses.

Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education oversees 14 four-year public universities educating more than 93,000 students. The State System offers more than 2,300 degrees and certificates in more than 530 academic areas. The State System universities are Bloomsburg, California, Cheyney, Clarion, East Stroudsburg, Edinboro, Indiana, Kutztown, Lock Haven, Mansfield, Millersville, Shippensburg, Slippery Rock and West Chester universities of Pennsylvania. The Office of the Chancellor assists in the leadership and management of the State System.

The Assistant Vice Chancellor for Facilities (AVC) reports to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and serves as the chief facilities engineer for the System. The position advises the CFO on all aspects of capital facilities and real property management, maintenance, operations, acquisition, construction, capital budgeting, and related functions. This position provides leadership to university facilities leadership including subject matter expertise and specialized guidance, and advances key facilities initiatives forward on behalf of the universities.

As the chief facilities engineer, the incumbent develops policy and establishes standards and processes for ensuring the quality of System facilities including capital renewal and new construction. The AVC advises and/or represents the System on capital facilities matters to the public, the state administration, and the state legislature.

The AVC leads and supervises the System’s construction support office and the facilities coordination office. This includes supervising personnel, development and approval of the cost center budgets, development and implementation of professional and construction contracts, and the quality of assistance rendered to System universities, as well as the working relationships with other governmental offices or customers.

For More Information and to Apply

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/kutztownedu/jobs/3338759/assistant-vice-chancellor-for-facilities.  Hiring for this position is managed by Kutztown University on behalf of the Office of the Chancellor in Harrisburg, PA.

 


Associate Vice President for Facilities Planning and Management
University of Southern Mississippi

Associate Vice President for Facilities Planning and Management

 

Department:  Physical Plant

Reports To:  Vice President for Finance & Administration

Job Summary:

Reporting directly to the Vice President for Finance & Administration, the Associate Vice President for Facilities Planning and Management is an integral member of the Finance & Administration leadership team and is responsible for the planning, design, construction, engineering, maintenance and operation of campus buildings, grounds, utility systems and supporting infrastructure. This position is instrumental in leading the planning and development of new facilities and future development of campus environments.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited educational institution in a related field of study, such as engineering, architecture, construction management, or business.  Ten or more years of progressively responsible professional and administrative experience involving facilities development, planning, construction, space management, physical operations and maintenance programs on a college campus or similar facility-based work environment. 

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s degree and/or professional certification such as Professional Engineer, Licensed Architect, Certified Educational Facilities Professional (CEFP), or LEED certification.

Application Process

The Search Committee invites nominations, applications (a letter of interest, resume/CV, and the names and contact information of five or more references) or expressions of interest to be submitted to the search firm assisting the University.  Confidential review of materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  It is preferred, however, that all nominations and applications be submitted to the search firm by March 1, 2022.

Porsha Williams, Vice President
Allison DeLucia, Executive Recruiting Coordinator

Brett Sauls, Executive Recruiting Coordinator
Parker Executive Search
Five Concourse Parkway, Suite 2875
Atlanta, GA 30328
Phone: 770-804-1996 x109 or x123
adelucia@parkersearch.com || bsauls@parkersearch.com

 

As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer/Americans with Disabilities Act institution, The University of Southern Mississippi encourages minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities to apply.

 

CEFP preferred.


Strategic Sourcing Specialist IV
Rochester Institute of Technology

Strategic Sourcing Specialist IV

6391BR

Finance & Administration

Procurement Services

Detailed Job Description

General Summary:
Perform a full range of strategic procurement activities providing dedicated purchasing support, for all Construction, Maintenance, Repair and Operations (MRO) needs for Facilities Management Services (FMS) and Auxiliary Services, within the F & A Division. Develop and execute procurement strategies ensuring alignment with client requirements. Key responsibilities include development of strong working partnerships with clients to optimize sourcing, supplier selection, pricing, contracting and ongoing supplier management to ensure contract compliance and adherence to university procurement policies, procedures and practices. Provide excellent service to students, faculty and staff, including senior leadership across the University.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Lead and act as the primary point of contact for purchases of goods and services for FMS and Auxiliary Services MRO activities. Work with the FMS and Auxiliary Services MRO business teams to identify and implement initiatives to maximize supplier agreements in order to achieve cost savings and process improvements aligned to operational goals and contract renewal terms. Utilize analysis of industry trends and experience within Construction Management and Building Maintenance sourcing supply chains to develop and maintain a strategic sourcing roadmap ensuring that plans are executed to achieve success.
  • Work with client to develop product and service specifications and identify sources of supply based on industry and product knowledge, departmental requirements, availability, pricing goals. Design and execute a Procurement Services Office (PSO) standard supplier selection/evaluation process and criteria for construction/MRO services and large construction projects requiring senior leadership review to drive improvements in the bid list creation process, supplier selection and governance. Direct client to ensure adherence to policy and process and prepare recommendations for final selection based on scoring and ranking of supplier value propositions.
  • Manage relationships with suppliers including: development of key performance measures and evaluation processes; monitoring supplier quality and conformance with contractual requirements; review and continually monitor existing supplier contracts for accuracy of invoiced charges and potential cost savings/efficiencies; and meet regularly with department faculty/staff and suppliers to reinforce expectations and maintain good relations.
  • Determine appropriate method required to acquire goods and services including purchase orders, P-card, Invoice Payment Form, ensuring adherence to RIT purchasing policies and procedures and state and federal regulations. Assist clients in the complete cycle of the RFP process, when appropriate, to ensure adherence to RIT policies and Federal and State bid requirements standards including metrics to evaluate the performance of suppliers. Work with supplier to finalize the contract terms and conditions, process requisitions in the Oracle purchasing application. Authorize exception to bidding forms for purchases that fall outside of university purchasing policies.
  • Develop and make recommendations for process improvements that result in greater effectiveness and efficiencies in the procure-to-pay cycle. Ensure that procurement decisions are made with a full-understanding of the impact to other department’s business processes and work collaboratively to ensure the final outcomes optimize the customer experience and takes into consideration the effectiveness of related processes for departments within and outside of the Controller’s Office.
  • Evaluate and track added value of procurement strategic sourcing outcomes and governance as defined within the Procurement Services Office (PSO) standard metrics.
  • Perform duties and responsibilities, including special projects assigned by PSO, FMS and Auxiliary MRO Services management, to accomplish tasks necessary for efficient departmental operations.  Such as prepare, reconcile, analyze and report total RIT utility spend data and perform year-over-year flux analysis for use by the CTO on a quarterly basis.
  • Participate in 40 hours of training/professional develop annually (or a pro-rata amount based on standard working hours). Training must be applicable to the employee’s role within the Controller’s Division with the intent of enhancing overall knowledge as well as the specific skills, whether functional or technical, required to perform successfully in the position.  

Department/College Description

Procurement Services is dedicated to ensuring that all supplies, materials, equipment and services are procured at the lowest possible cost to RIT - cost being defined as the optimum combination of price, quality, availability, and service.
 

Required Minimum Qualifications

Requirements:

  • BS degree in Business Administration, Accounting or related field required; or equivalent combination of education and applicable experience with a minimum of seven to eight years related experience
  • Well-developed communication, organizational, presentation, negotiation and writing skills
  • Strong analytical skills required and project management 
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office products and a financial enterprise system
Skills:
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to interact effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds, both internal and external to the organization.
  • Must have well-developed oral and written communication skills.
  • Must be able to effectively prioritize work demands, pay attention to detail, handle multiple tasks simultaneously, work independently and exercise sound judgement in the execution of all responsibilities
Preferred:
CPM and MBA 
Project management, particularly in construction contract administration
 

 


Building Services Manager
Fitchburg State University

In order to be considered, you must apply at http://jobs.fitchburgstate.edu 

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:

The Building Services Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operations of a comprehensive custodial and grounds maintenance operation for the University provided by both department personnel and contracted labor.  The position is responsible for prioritizing and assigning work, developing the scope work and appropriate methods of accomplishment.  This position would be expected to spend a significant portion of their time out of campus interacting with the department staff and the end-users.   Assisting with administrative and supervisory matters pertaining to custodial operations for both campus and residential facilities along with the grounds department.   Position requires the ability to work nights, weekends as needed, and times of inclement weather and/or campus emergencies

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Responsible for the daily planning, operation and supervision of the custodial operation for both campus and residential facilities and the grounds department.  This includes, but not limited to, custodial, grounds keeping, landscaping, snow removal, movement of furniture and/or equipment, pest control, and waste management.
  2. Responsible for the daily managing, scheduling and coordination of work to ensure efficient usage of resources and timely responses to end-users
  3. Inspects the facilities and grounds to determine and ensure that the facilities and grounds are well-maintained, clean and safe;
  4. Assist with supervision and evaluation the employees.  Makes recommendations on various personnel actions related to recruitment, hiring, disciplinary actions.  Manage the leave schedules for employees assigned to Grounds, CPM and Housing custodial.
  5. Establishes and maintains Grounds, CPM and Housing custodial schedules, and assigns staff to areas for various grounds and custodial duties to ensure efficient utilization of manpower and compliance with established standards.  Assist with coordinating work shifts and overtime. 
  6. Responds to and coordinates response to facilities emergency situations and problems during regular shifts, nights, weekends and holidays.  Coordinates and responds to inclement weather as appropriate.
  7. Supervises, implements, and manages University's snow removal operation, policies, and procedures.
  8. Discusses general grounds and custodial procedures along with safety procedures with staff. Recommends and implements procedure changes. Ensures all grounds and custodial personnel adhere to policies, procedures, and safety standards in the performance of assigned duties.
  9. Maintains and prepares reports related to personnel, equipment, furniture, work requests, supplies, expenses, inventory, as related to Grounds, CPM and Housing custodial. Assists in the development of short and long term plans related to furnishings, landscaping, equipment, vehicles and related aspects.
  10. Reviews, recommends and selects supplies, materials, and equipment required to perform assigned work and to ensure optimum efficiency. Initiates and supervises testing of equipment to ensure optimum efficiency.  Maintains relationships with vendors to ensure quality supplies and adequate inventory.  
  11. Monitors and ensures training of personnel in such areas as, but not limited to, proper cleaning techniques and use of cleaning products/equipment; grounds maintenance techniques, pruning, and plantings; proper and safe use of equipment; customer service.
  12. Assists with budget management of assigned budgets; coordinates the purchase and inventory of maintenance supplies and related tools/equipment.
  13. Performs related or similar duties as assigned or required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred; experience in facilities maintenance may be substituted for degree requirements pending years of experience and qualifications. Candidate should possess 5 to 7 years of supervisory and progressive professional experience.
  2. Working knowledge of, and experience in, facilities management, preferably within a higher education setting
  3. Strong leadership, supervisory and team building experience; preferred experience in a union environment highly desirable.
  4. Knowledge of custodial and grounds operations, materials, and techniques. 
  5. Effective oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.  Attention to detail and excellent time management skills.
  6. Experience working with a diverse and wide variety of constituencies and preferred experience working with a diverse student population.
  7. Ability to develop and maintain harmonious working relationships.
  8. Computer skills and familiarity with various software programs.
  9. Experience managing a budget.
  10. Ability to manage multiple tasks, work independently, exercise sound judgement, strong attention to detail, highly organized and able to work within a team
  11. Ability to perform duties of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.
  12. Must be able to satisfactorily pass a check conducted by the Criminal History Systems Board (CORI check) and full background screening.

 


Facilities Director
University of Maryland Baltimore County

Facilities Director

Columbus Center Facilities

The Columbus Center is seeking a Facilities Manager to provide oversight of physical plant operations and building operations as well as providing maintenance service to the facility.

Specific duties include:

  • Providing for proper operation and maintenance of the Columbus Center in concert with the Columbus Center Director of Facilities and assisting with the development and procurement of all maintenance and service contracts
  • Assisting with the management of all maintenance and service contracts to include providing daily direction, inspecting work, resolving conflicts, recommending necessary contract changes, approving invoices and performing contract performance reviews
  • Reviewing with Director of Facilities, the proper building operational status and any issues affecting proper building operation and assisting in the development of strategies to correct operational deficiencies 
  • Developing and maintaining a preventive maintenance schedule for all equipment; reviewing or recommending repair solutions; overseeing price proposals and repair efforts; and ensuring regulator required equipment inspections occur on time and issues are resolved quickly
  • Assisting in the development of performance specifications for the building and directing contractors and tenants to meet those specifications
  • Managing Columbus Center parking to include resolving parking related issues for tenant, contractors and visitors
  • Assisting the Director of Facilities with development and oversight of operations and maintenance budgets and developing and maintaining a prioritized list of repair and renovation needs
  • Assisting with the management of all facilities renovations to include: assisting tenants with coordination of tenant build out efforts; providing input and reviewing for all requested changes; assisting with scope development and any required negotiations; and managing all painting, carpeting and general maintenance improvements
  • Providing recommendations regarding completing renovation work in house or with the assistance of contractors, providing oversight of all renovation work and assisting with the procurement/purchase of new equipment and renovations
  • Liaising with utility providers as needed to resolve service or billing issues
  • Ensuring labs remain in compliance with environmental health and safety regulations and scheduling/providing training as necessary
  • Managing IMET's hazardous waste removal and maintaining knowledge of chemical inventories in the labs
  • Assisting with establishing and enforcing policies and procedures related to building operations and equipment
  • Providing for the repair and maintenance of IMET scientific equipment as well as oversight of capital and sensitive inventories for IMET and the Columbus Center Administration functions in the building
  • Overseeing or physically assisting with the installation or relocation of high-end scientific equipment; may be called upon to assist with in-house fabrications to aide ongoing work
  • Responding to afterhours emergencies as needed
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Program Management, Construction Management, Contract Management or a related field plus a minimum of six years of experience in facilities operations. Note: The requirement for a Bachelor's Degree can be substituted with a minimum of 10 years of demonstrable facilities operations experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Lenel On-Guard suite of access control system products
  • Experience with Simplex ES fire alarm systems
  • Experience with MicroMain maintenance and asset management software
  • Experience with University electronic purchasing program

Starting salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. This is a full-time position and includes full university benefits. The incumbent will be considered essential, and must be available on call.

For best consideration submit application materials by January 31, 2022 (applications will be accepted until the position is filled). 


UMBC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and actively seeks the applications of minorities, women, Veterans and individuals with disabilities.

As an institution that receives federal financial assistance, UMBC adheres to Title IX and does not discriminate on the basis of sex. Information about Title IX and contact information for the Title IX Coordinator is available at: https://oei.umbc.edu/

 

 


Manager, Facilities Services
McMaster University

Housing and Conference Services (HCS) supports the University’s goal “to inspire personal growth” and aligns with the overriding vision ‘educating for capability’ articulated in Forward with Integrity by creating and sustaining a distinctive living and learning environment for 3779 students across 13 residence buildings spanning 1.1 sq feet.

HCS drives a positive McMaster experience for guests, alumni, staff, faculty and student by providing accommodation and event coordination which meet the highest standards of service excellence. HCS is a proud ancillary contributor to the financial health of the University and the core academic and research mission of McMaster.

McMaster University is in search of a building operations professional to work within the Housing and Conferences Residence Facilities team in the role of Manager, Residence Facilities.   The ideal candidate would have a background in Engineering (P.Eng or EIT designation) or Architecture and be ready to grow their career in this dynamic work environment.  This role calls for sounds technical skills in building construction, design and/or operation, with an eye for problem solving and troubleshooting while leading a team of licenced skilled trades.

More specifically this role will oversee all aspects pertaining to the maintenance of the residence buildings. Manages and provides leadership to a multi-disciplined work force of skilled and semi-skilled trades on best practices for building maintenance and projects. 

Accountabilities:

  • Completes the Residence Trades operational requirements by determining work priorities, scheduling and assigning employees and following up on work requests.
  • Retains and coordinates activities for outside contractors for maintenance related work duties.
  • Manages and directs the Residence Trades staff (currently 8 full time skilled trades) and residence maintenance activities by recruiting, selecting, evaluating, coaching and counselling.
  • Manages and maintains the Department Preventative Maintenance activities and schedules
  • Reviews and implements Health and Safety measures with staff, while ensuring compliance to Departmental, University and Government regulations.
  • Ensures adherence to University and Departmental policies on material and service standards.  Ensures compliance to Standard Operating Procedures and procurement rules, including the Broader Public Sector procurement guidelines.
  • Ensures adherence to University and Departmental policies on environmental and energy standards.
  • Establishes HVAC operating guidelines and standards for residence buildings.
  • Establishes and recommends priorities on repair maintenance and capital deferred maintenance projects and student enhancement planning.
  • Ensures the purchase of, and maintains an inventory of, common repair materials and tools for the Residence Trades staff.
  • Meets University standards on Leadership Capabilities for Managers, and maintains professional and technical knowledge
  • Maintains close liaison with other HCS units to ensure service satisfaction of guests and students, including investigating complaints and evaluating/ determining resolutions required.
  • Ensure damage is tracked & costing is recorded in StarRez for the purpose of charging back students and Conference guests.
  • Reports on KPI’s for area.
  • Team building and leading by example, promotes communication and reinforces positive behaviours in a respectful workplace.
  • Responsible for developing and ensuring a strong employee and team commitment to performance and client service
  • Establishes methods to meet work schedules and coordinates work activities following the work priority matrix.
  • Adheres to budget by optimizing expenditures on labour and material
  • Resolves work problems, manages work performance of direct reports and recommends measures to improve performance.
  • Provides training for staff, job duties and procedures.
  • Develops and implement schedules for repair maintenance.
  • Participates in projects and Departmental programs as required.
  • Works closely with the Trades Supervisors in Facility Services.

 

Education:

  • Completion of college or University program in a corresponding program relating to building operations
  • Education and Training in building operations in one of the disciplines of engineering, architecture, or as a licensed skilled trade

 

Experience:

  • Working knowledge of Ontario Building Code, Ontario Fire Code, Plumbing Code, Electrical Code and various codes and regulations as set out by the Ontario Ministry of Labour, Ontario Ministry of Environment, Technical Standards and Safety Authority, and other authorities having jurisdiction.
  • Working knowledge and/or experience with building maintenance, repairs/renovation activities including the skilled trade disciplines of electrical, structural, architectural and mechanical.

 

Knowledge/Skills:

  • Ability to read and interpret plans, diagrams, architectural blueprints and specifications.
  • Knowledge of collective agreements and their application, administration and interpretation in a unionized workplace
  • Competent working knowledge of computer systems and software programs such as Windows, Microsoft Office programs and CMMS Facilities Management Systems.(e.g. StarRez)
  • Ability to budget, prepare financial analyses and do job costing
  • Job estimation skills as they relate to building maintenance and operations
  • Leadership, supervisory and teambuilding skills

 

Additional information:

  • Experience managing Public-Private Partnerships will be considered an asset as plans call for 2100 additional beds will be added in P3 arrangements by 2024.
 
Please apply directly to Careers - Human Resources (mcmaster.ca) where additional information about our Vaccination policy and our dedication to seek candidates who share our commitment to equity and inclusion.
 
 
Questions regarding the above requirements or any accommodation requests through the recruitment process can 
be directed to your human resources contact.
 

Supervisor, Campus Landscape Services
Boston College

Boston College Introduction

Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,445 full-time undergraduates and 5,125 graduate and professional students. Ranked 35 among national universities, Boston College has 878 full-time and 1,201 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1.2 billion, and an endowment in excess of $2.8 billion.

Job Description

Schedule:  Tuesday-Saturday, 10:00am-6:00pm

Reporting to the Associate Director, Campus Landscape Services, this position is responsible for the co-supervision of twenty-eight full-time landscape workers, two garage mechanics, student labor and temporary labor staff. This position directs the maintenance and development of campus grounds and other University owned properties.

Essential Functions:

  • Supervise work in progress to ensure that proper and satisfactory horticultural methods, cultural practices, work schedules, safety and other work standards are being maintained.
  • Supervise the snow removal program and coordinate the responsibilities of in-house facilities staff and contractors for all three campuses.  This will require the ability to work on weekends, nights and holidays if necessary.
  • Supervise the garage mechanics and the preventative maintenance of the University fleet. 
  • Supervise the litter and trash removal program and perform duties of trash removal from the campus landscape.
  • Perform emergency and call-back work to assist in facilities maintenance problems.  This will require the ability to work on weekends, nights and holidays if necessary. 
  • Instruct, demonstrate and otherwise train landscape workers in proper landscape maintenance and light construction techniques, use of equipment, problem solving, inspection techniques, etc.
  • Guide and give technical assistance to subordinate employees in the performance of their assigned duties.
  • Plan, schedule, coordinate, and supervise the repair of roads, parking lots, sidewalks, storm drains, walls, and other landscape fixtures. This includes but is not limited to cleaning, sweeping and patching. Work will be performed by staff and/or contract labor.
  • Supervise, schedule and execute work orders created through the Event Management workflow which occur seven days a week including night and weekend oversight.


Full-Time Equivalent Hiring Range: $72,200 to $90,250; salary commensurate with relevant experience.

Requirements

  • A Bachelor of Science degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in landscape architecture, horticulture, plant science, forestry, agricultural engineering, or related field is preferred.
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in management of personnel and techniques for maintenance of grounds, roadways, walkways and equipment.  Management experience in a union environment is preferred.
  • Must maintain a valid Massachusetts Driver’s License
  • Knowledge of plant science, horticulture, landscape maintenance, snow removal and turf management techniques.
  • Ability to manage and supervise the work of others.
  • Ability to motivate staff to accomplish goals of the department.


Closing Statement

Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits depending on your job classification eligibility:

  • Tuition remission for Employees
  • Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements
  • Generous Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Low-Cost Life Insurance
  • Eligibility for both University-Funded 401k and Employer-Sponsored 403b Retirement Plans
  • Paid Holidays Annually
  • Generous Sick and Vacation Pay
  • Additional benefits can be found on https://www.bc.edu/employeehandbook

Boston College conducts pre-employment background checks as part of the hiring process and requires all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.  Boston College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. In concert with our Jesuit, Catholic mission, Boston College is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications for women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at https://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity.

Boston College's Notice of Nondiscrimination can be viewed at https://www.bc.edu/nondiscrimination.
 

For More Information and to Apply:

https://bc.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/2/home/requisition/5653?c=bc
 

 


Director of Energy Systems
South Dakota State University

Director of Energy Systems

Facilities & Services Department, South Dakota State University

South Dakota State University (SDSU) Facilities and Services Department seeks a unique and talented individual to serve as Director of Energy Systems.  This individual will serve as a strategic partner to provide forward-looking and transformational guidance, embracing a culture where facilities and services are aligned to support the University’s land-grant mission.

This position will work with a diverse set of stakeholders across campus; ensuring projects meet the intended programs and provide safe and comfortable facilities for our students, faculty, staff, and visitors to SDSU. This is a 12-month, full-time position, offering great benefits and a generous leave package. Candidates must be authorized to work in the US. Sponsorship is not available for this position.

SDSU actively seeks to increase social and intellectual diversity among its faculty and staff.  Women, veterans, minorities, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Director of Energy Systems will lead and direct the development of an internal team supporting the areas of HVAC, central utilities, energy conservation, engineering, and sustainability. The position will manage campus resources to ensure the continuous delivery of reliable and efficient heating, cooling, ventilation, and automated building control systems within the University. Energy Systems is responsible for the delivery of quality, cost-effective and reliable services including the generation and distribution of central steam and chilled water utilities, as well as for quality maintenance and continuous operations of these systems. The Director is also involved with campus projects to provide planning, design, and construction oversight to designers and contractors.  Energy conservation and sustainability are also areas under the leadership of the Director of Energy Systems.  This individual will collaborate with the leadership team of Facilities and Services to develop objectives, policies and procedures and to formalize and implement the vision of SDSU, with an emphasis on high quality, cost-effective services. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering completed by start date;
  • Licensed professional engineer;
  • At least eight years of related experience in mechanical engineering, energy systems, project management, commissioning, or related field; 
  • Effective interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills;
  • Computer experience including Autodesk, Microsoft E-mail, Word, and Excel;
  • Demonstrated effective customer service skills;
  • Organized, detailed, and results oriented;
  • Valid driver’s license or ability to obtain within 30 days of hire; and
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to exercise sound judgment and make good decisions based on the best interests of the campus community.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience working with university facilities or in facilities management;
  • Experience in managing or operating central utility generation;
  • Experience with HVAC design, operation, and maintenance;
  • Experience with building automated controls;
  • Knowledge of or experience with energy conservation practices;
  • Knowledge of or experience with sustainability;
  • Masters in architecture, engineering or related field; and
  • Licensed professional mechanical engineer.

UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY:

South Dakota State University is the state’s largest, most comprehensive university with more than 200 programs and an enrollment of approximately 12,000 students. As the state’s 1862 Morrill Act land-grant institution, the work of the university is carried out on its main resident campus in Brookings, as well as sites across South Dakota.

SDSU offers a rich academic experience in an environment of inclusion and access through inspired, student-centered education, creative activities and research, innovation and engagement that improve the quality of life in South Dakota, the region, the nation, and the world.

SDSU was recognized as one of 54 institutions in the United States as an Innovation and Economic Prosperity University by the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities in 2014. The university’s total research expenditures are greater than $60 million. SDSU is the state’s first High Research Activity institution as classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

Brookings is home to approximately 24,000 residents, is located 60 miles north of Sioux Falls and 200 miles west of Minneapolis. Livability.com rates Brookings as an ideal community for families, students, young professionals, and retirees. It considers Brookings among the safest and most vibrant cities in South Dakota. 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 

Position is open until filled with full consideration given to applications received by January 27, 2022.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

SDSU accepts applications through an on-line employment site. To apply, visit:  https://yourfuture.sdbor.edu, search by the position title, view the job announcement, and click on “apply for this job.”  This system will guide you through the electronic application form. This employment site will require the attachment of a cover letter, which should specifically address how the candidate meets the qualifications as outlined in the advertisement, resume, and a reference page with the contact information for three professional references.  Email applications will not be accepted.  Please contact SDSU Human Resources at (605) 688-4128 if you require assistance with this process. 

 


Regional Energy Manager
University of Michigan

How to Apply

A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

What You'll Do

Facilities and Operations (F&O) has primary responsibility for the stewardship of the university's physical properties, including nearly 36 million square feet of building space. The Office of Campus Sustainability (OCS) is responsible for driving institutional sustainability efforts throughout operations, research, and healthcare. The Regional Energy Manager (REM) develops and manages the organization’s energy conservation program. Working in collaboration with building owners, occupants, managers, and maintenance personnel, the REM ensures that assigned buildings are meeting the needs of occupants while consuming the least amount of energy.

F&O is a positive organization dedicated to the principles of being respectful, collaborative, solutions-based, and proactive.

Why Work at Michigan?

Being part of something greater, of serving a larger mission of discovery and care — that's the heart of what drives people to work at Michigan.

In addition to a career filled with purpose and opportunity, the University of Michigan offers a comprehensive benefits package to help you stay well, protect yourself and your family, and plan for a secure future. Benefits include:

  • Generous time off
  • A retirement plan that provides two-for-one matching contributions with immediate vesting
  • Comprehensive health insurance choices
  • Life insurance
  • Long-term disability coverage
  • Paid maternal and parental leave
  • Flexible spending accounts for healthcare and dependent care expenses

Responsibilities

  • Fan scheduling & runtime reporting
  • Building walkthroughs to identify energy waste
  • Monitor monthly utility consumption for variations
  • Coordination with facilities maintenance groups, focused on energy conservation
  • Occupant engagement
  • Steam trap testing – coordination
  • Main contact for building facility manager regarding energy issues
  • Review capital project plans and provide comments related to system selection/design for energy efficiency
  • Building Automation System (BAS) programming/trend review
  • Lead building energy deep dives with engineering support
  • Develop scopes of work for re-commissioning projects
  • Identify potential Energy Conservation Measures (ECMs) including cost analysis with payback period and GHG reduction impact
  • Assist with ECM commissioning, measurement & verification, and closeout
  • Participate in budget planning process (as requested)
  • Create new and implement existing energy programs
  • Identify and lead new technology pilot projects
  • Identify operational issues using remote commissioning techniques, submit to maintenance or BAS for repair
  • Act as the OCS project manager for ECM and Retro-Cx projects
  • Assist the facility/school/college in developing a short/long term ECM capital plan (as needed)
  • Lead the evaluations of new technology pilot projects
  • Assist in the development of new tools and methods to increase workflow efficiency

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge of building heating, ventilation, air conditioning, electrical, and water systems
  • Practical experience with digital building control technology and BAS 5 years experience in a facilities management environment
  • Demonstrated experience in leading programs and projects
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing at all levels of an organization
  • Demonstrated proficiency with current computer technology and applications (Google Docs, Microsoft Office Suite, work management interface, etc.)
  • Ability to travel frequently between sites across the U-M Ann Arbor campus

Desired Qualifications

  • CEM Certification or equivalent certification
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
  • Experience working in research laboratory facilities and associated building systems
  • Experience in a higher education, public service, or a non-profit organization
  • Prior knowledge of and experience with commercial or university buildings
  • Prior experience interacting with a diverse population at all levels, including bargained for and non-bargained for staff
  • Demonstrated passion for energy conservation, waste reduction activities, or environmental action
  • Demonstrated success leading cross-functional teams
  • Demonstrated proficiency with AiM software (work management interface)

Work Locations

This position may be eligible for flexible work arrangements, to include both on-site and remote work. Candidates must live in or be able to relocate to within a reasonable commuting distance from Ann Arbor.

Additional Information

F&O seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of Michigan, to sustain the excellence of the university, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of knowing and learning.

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

U-M COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

COVID-19 vaccinations are required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all three campuses, including Michigan Medicine. This includes those working or learning remotely. 

For More Information and to Apply

 https://careers.umich.edu/job_detail/209928/regional-energy-manager-rem

 

 


Director, Capital Planning & Construction
Radford University

Job Summary:  Reporting to the Assistant Vice President for Facilities Management, the Director of Facilities Planning and Construction’s primary responsibility will be day-to-day management and evaluation of Radford University capital design and construction projects and programs. The Director shall develop strategies to ensure effective evaluation and reporting of respective project goals are met with regard to program, budget and schedule projections. The Director is also responsible to maintain consistent and proactive communication with internal and external stakeholders to ensure efficient project management.

Required Qualifications:  Extensive experience with managing all aspects of building construction, maintenance and repairs. Experience coordinating and administering multiple construction projects. Thorough knowledge of project management and contract law and building codes. Experience supervising project managers and inspectors, outside consultants and professional staff. Experience providing designs and specifications for a variety of projects. Significant experience administering biennium outlay budgets of 15+ million dollars. Licensed as a design professional by the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation. Experience defining ROI and concrete measurement of success for both internal and external constituents. Experience working and communicating with organizational leadership. Demonstrated intercultural competence and proven effectiveness in working with people from diverse backgrounds. Valid Driver’s License. This individual must also demonstrate the ability and willingness to respond to emergencies on an on-call 24/7 basis.

Preferred Qualifications:  Licensed as a design professional by the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation. Facilities management experience. Experience working in a higher education environment with strategic and operational oversight in physical plant and facilities budgeting. Experience in campus and master planning and related activities. Experience with Virginia’s Division of Engineering and Buildings (DEB) standards and procedures.

Education/experience:  Advanced degree in Engineering, Architecture or related field of study and significant experience in construction management and design or equivalent training, education, or experience.

For more information and to apply:  https://jobs.radford.edu/postings/8772

 


FP&D Project Manager
University of Wisconsin

Facility Planning & Delivery (FP&D), part of the Division of Facilities Planning & Management (FP&M), is responsible for the administration, planning, and management of capital projects that are critical for the development and maintenance of campus facilities.

The Project Delivery Project Manager is responsible for the administration, planning, and management of architectural/engineering projects critical to developing and maintaining campus facilities. This position will manage multiple projects simultaneously with project budgets ranging from approximately $125K to $200+M. The person in this role will represent campus needs and interests with other State agencies in the design of university facilities, setting related guidelines and making operational decisions.

This position is responsible for developing scope/budget documents for the biennial capital building process and serves as campus representative during all phases of programming, design, revisions, construction, and occupancy for major construction projects which include instructional, research, auxiliary, and academic spaces.

This position works closely and manages work in collaboration with campus divisions and departments including trades within FP&M, UW System Administration, the Division of Facilities Development & Management, and architectural/engineering consultants. The person in this role will have a high degree of independence and will promote a positive, productive, and proactive customer-oriented work environment.
 
For more details on the position or to apply go to:  FP&D Project Manager / Engineer :  FP&D Project Manager / Architect.
 
 

Project Manager - Construction
University of Texas at Dallas

Job Summary

Lead execution of institutionally managed projects from project planning, estimating, budgeting, design, construction, delivery, documentation, and warranty.  Represents UTD in business interactions with other professionals during the design/construction process.  Occasionally creates and draws new designs for execution through a construction process.

 

Minimum Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management or closely related field of study. Three years of project management experience with the ability to read and review construction plans and specifications. One year experience creating cost estimates and project budgets. Must show proficiency in industry related software and strong management skills to include negotiation and coordination of construction activities and client schedules. A valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record is also required.

 

Preferred Education and Experience

Master’s Degree in Engineering or Architecture.  Registered Architect, Registered Professional Engineer, or Project Management Professional is desired.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

-Exercises knowledge and practice of site and building design, building code requirements, and industry standards. 

-Ability to read, review, and comment on construction drawings and specifications.

-Develop project tasks and scope, prepare and/or solicit services for work, negotiate vendor proposals, and prepare documentation for formal contracts and purchase requisitions. 

-Verify purchase orders and invoices for accuracy.

-Lead the site management of active projects and be capable of working on project sites in various stages of construction and complexity. 

-Lead negotiations and ensure progress and construction compliance with design plans and arrange for inspections of appropriate trades to ensure. 

-Be the primary point of contact for all parties involved in the total project.

-Apply personal skilled training and knowledge of trade/principles to ensure projects are correctly conceived and planned. 

-Where necessary, be able to challenge outside professional services on calculations and constructability.

-Assist and consult with other project managers in areas of expertise and other duties of FM support.

-Perform other duties as assigned.

 

About The University of Texas at Dallas

The University of Texas at Dallas is a Carnegie R1 classification institution, located in a suburban setting 20 miles north of downtown Dallas. The University enrolls more than 29,000 students — 72% undergraduate and 28% graduate — and offers a broad array of bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree programs.

The University of Texas at Dallas is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer (M/F/D/V).

 

For More Information and to Apply

https://jobs.utdallas.edu/postings/17504

 

CEFP Certification and EFP preferred.


QA / QC Engineer
University of Wisconsin - Madison

Facility Planning & Delivery (FP&D), part of the Division of Facilities Planning & Management (FP&M), is responsible for the administration, planning, and management of capital projects that are critical for the development and maintenance of campus facilities.

The Project Delivery Quality Assurance and Quality Control (QA/QC) Engineer will provide engineering expertise in designing, modifying, and constructing University facilities including building mechanical/electrical distribution and physical plant infrastructure. This individual will function as an internal resource supporting Facilities Planning & Delivery (FP&D) leadership and project managers, most specifically for laboratory projects. This position is responsible for the QA/QC review of consultant architectural/engineering drawings in conjunction with building and utility system assessments for projects between $150K-$200+M.

This position serves as campus representative during all phases of planning, interpreting, design, construction, commissioning, and occupancy for major construction projects which include instructional, research, auxiliary, and academic spaces with a high degree of understanding for laboratories and building infrastructure systems (primarily mechanical). The person in this role will represent campus needs and interests with other State and regulatory agencies in the evaluation of university facilities, setting related guidelines and making operational decisions.

This position works closely and manages work in collaboration with campus divisions and departments including trades within FP&M, UW System Administration, the Division of Facilities Development & Management, and architectural/engineering consultants. The person in this role will have a high degree of independence and will promote a positive, productive, and proactive customer-oriented work environment.

For a detailed job description or to apply click the following link:  QA/QC Engineer.