slippery rock university Director of Facility Operations in Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania

Director of Facility Operations

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Please see Special Instructions for more details. Transcripts are required for this position. Applicants may either upload copies using the "Transcript" selection under Optional Applicant Documents or mail them to:

Paul Novak, Search Chair

Environmental Health & Safety

202 Maintenance Center

Slippery Rock University

Slippery Rock, PA 16057

Official transcripts are required prior to appointment. Recommended candidates will be required to complete criminal background check, including Act 34 Background Check and Act 151 (Child Abuse) Background Check and Federal Criminal (FBI) clearance prior to appointment. The successful candidate will be expected to achieve visible emissions certification within six months of hire. Failure to do so may result in termination of employment. Full consideration will be given to applications received by January 4, 2019.

Posting Details

Position Details

Posting Number N00513

Classification Title Operational Leadership | Manager 190

Working Title Director of Facility Operations

Employee Group Manager

Bargaining Unit Management

Location Main Campus

Department Facilities

Pay Rate

Employment Type Regular FT

Work Schedule

Typically M-F 7:30am-4:00pm may be required to work other days and hours as necessary.

Position Summary Information

Position Summary

The Director of Facility Operations is responsible for the management and operation of the campus utility infrastructure, including the heating plant. The position is also responsible for the maintenance and minor construction activities performed by the Zone Maintenance staff in all campus buildings. The Director is responsible for five supervisors; one utility plant supervisor and four building maintenance foremen. Total staff responsibility is approximately 60 individuals.

Directs the maintenance and operation of the campus utility infrastructure including the heating plant.

Ensures the heating plant’s boilers are properly maintained and periodically overhauled in order to maintain heat to campus buildings.

Ensures that the heating plant is in compliance with all DEP and EPA regulations associated with the plant’s Title V operating permit. This includes verification that all necessary record keeping is correct and up-to-date.

Directs the preventative/corrective maintenance and minor construction activites for the campus buildingse as performed by the Zone Maintenance Staff.

Identifies and implements opportunities to improve customer service and the campus maintenance operations.

Participates in the maintenance oncall rotation, provides support for special campus events (Commencement etc.), and responds to campus emergencies as needed.

Ensures staff are properly trained and have maintained the necessary certifications to perform the essential functions of the their positions.

Provides direction to heating plant and zone maintenance staff on how to solve system and equipment problems.

Sets maintenance and repair priorities for all campus buildings and utility systems.

Interfaces with other facilities, planning and environmental safety staff on such items as design reviews, construction projects, safety and operational issues.

Manages service contracts such as water treatment and elevator maintenance.

Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree

7+ years in progressively responsible facilities and management experience.

Experience in utility infrastructure, building maintenance, and energy management.

Knowledge of EPA, OSHA, and UCC rules and regulations.supervising trades employees

Experience working with diverse populations

Successful performance in an on-campus interview

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering

Master’s Degree

Experience in working and supervising employees in a union environment.

Experience in Building Automation Systems

Familiarity with Zone Maintenance

Experience with Coal Fired Heating Plants

Posting Detail Information

Posting Date

Closing Date

Open Until Filled No

Notice of Non-Discrimination

Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, disability, age/or veteran status in its programs or activities in accordance with Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and University policies.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Assistant Vice President of Diversity and Equal Opportunity/Title IX Coordinator 305 Old Main Building 104 Maltby Avenue Slippery Rock University Slippery Rock, PA 16057 724.738.2016

Respect for Individuals in the Community

Slippery Rock University provides an environment that respects, encourages, and promotes the talents and contributions of all. Slippery Rock University values a community with a shared sense of purpose, where people demonstrate mutual respect and appreciation. Slippery Rock University values diversity that honors and includes all persons regardless of age, creed, disability, ethnic heritage, gender, gender identity, race, religion, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic status in academic and extracurricular endeavor, in the working environment, and in the daily life of the university community.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Transcripts are required for this position. Applicants may either upload copies using the “Transcript” selection under Optional Applicant Documents or mail them to:

Paul Novak, Search Chair Environmental Health & Safety 202 Maintenance Center Slippery Rock University Slippery Rock, PA 16057

Official transcripts are required prior to appointment. Recommended candidates will be required to complete criminal background check, including Act 34 Background Check and Act 151 (Child Abuse) Background Check and Federal Criminal (FBI) clearance prior to appointment. The successful candidate will be expected to achieve visible emissions certification within six months of hire. Failure to do so may result in termination of employment. Full consideration will be given to applications received by January 4, 2019.