JOB SUMMARY: New Jersey City University is searching for an Associate Vice President, Building Services. Reporting to the Vice President & Chief Operating of the Division of Operations and Innovation, the Associate Vice President, Building Services will provide leadership to skilled and support personnel in the daily operations of the university including controlled maintenance and budget management. The position is a part of a senior team dedicated to transformational leadership, excellent customer service and best practices in developing, maintaining and improving the infrastructure of the University.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Provides strategic direction over maintenance protocols for the university, which are aligned with the university’s goals and mission. Works cooperatively and collaboratively with other campus offices and departments as well as key campus administration staff at NJCU and provides direction to the facilities services staff, which includes maintenance, custodial, grounds, fleet management, campus utilities, and capital renewal and replacement planning. Develops and implements protocols for managing campus facilities. Provides management oversight of Residence Housing for maintenance, housekeeping and landscape services, to ensure high student satisfaction with their housing experience. Develops and updates long range plans regarding the maintenance and operational needs of facilities and to continuously improve the appearance and functional utility of the campus. Maintains department operating budgets, ensures compliance with budgetary constraints, and determines opportunities for efficiencies. Oversees the campus facilities work order system, status of work orders, and the communication and follow up with the appropriate requestors. Demonstrated ability to create and manage a successful preventive maintenance program. Ability to effectively communicate and establish and maintain effective relationships with other departments, staff, faculty, students and public as required. Working knowledge of DCA, OSHA, EPA, and NJDEP regulations as they relate to the areas of responsibility. Availability to deal with emergencies or facilitate the successful outcome of repairs as required to maintain campus operations including weekends and evenings. Knowledge and understanding of energy markets and experience in the development of procurement strategies to reduce cost of these commodities is desirable.
EDUCATION: A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in construction management, engineering, or equivalent from an accredited college, or university is required. Master’s degree is preferred and or a Professional designation as a licensed engineer is desirable.
EXPERIENCE: Approximately 8 to 10 years of experience in facilities management and operations.
REQUIRED: Cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references.
PREFERRED: Skills in the area of budgeting, financial and personnel administration in a union environment preferred.
New Jersey City University is an equal opportunity institution. Applications from women and underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged.
Cut-Off Date for Filing Applications: May 22, 2019