The Facilities Management department at Southern Illinois University is seeking qualified candidates for the Assistant Director of Physical Plant, Building Operations and Utilities. The Assistant Director will oversee the operations, inspection and preventive maintenance of building and utility systems on the Edwardsville campus. These duties will include but are not limited to: - Provide daily supervision and support to unit personnel, coordinating required department support with Assistant Director for Building Maintenance. - Develop, manage and bid maintenance contracts for various building/utility systems and manage outside contractors. - Handle the procurement of potable water, electricity, and natural gas for the University. - Manage the University’s energy efficiency program, commission studies and improvements as needed based on program reports. - Oversee and maintain an annual utility budget of approximately $4 million. - Ensure regulatory compliance of all federal and state regulations for utilities and building systems. - Provide oversight and management of operations and maintenance of campus Waste Water Treatment Plant and Chilled Water Plant. - Initiate capital improvements of systems/plants as needed.
Additionally, the Assistant Director will provide support with assigned staff and resources to both the Assistant Director for Alton and East St. Louis Operations for Alton operations as well as the Morris University Center/Student Success Center operations. Further duties and responsibilities may be assigned based on the needs and goals of the department.
This position is a current civil service vacancy at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and will close to applicants at 11:59 p.m. CST, on the posting end date.
Applicants must submit a completed Civil Service Application, which must include complete employment history, through HireTouch. If you do not possess any employment history, you must indicate this within the employment history section of the application. Your application should reflect all relevant skills and experience related to the minimum qualifications listed for this position. While a resume may be submitted with the application, data for each employer must be listed on this application form. (The words "See Resume" may only be used as a substitute in the section entitled "Specific Duties Performed".) If the application is incomplete you will not be considered for the position as our office will be unable to evaluate your application to determine if you possess the required minimum qualifications.
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce. We will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status. We encourage applications from women, minorities, protected veterans and people with disabilities.
1. Bachelor’s degree in engineering, architecture, accounting, business administration, or other related fields. 2. Five (5) years (60 months) of work experience directly related to facilities administration and/or management such as of a physical plant; three (3) years (36 months) of which were in a supervisory or administrative capacity.
-Professional Engineer License. -Experience in commercial HVAC, natural gas, potable water and/or wastewater utilities operations and maintenance.
Additional Salary Information: SIUE offers an exceptional array of benefits to all full-time and part-time (50% or more) employees including medical, dental and life insurance; tuition waivers; financial savings plans; vacation and sick leave; and pension plan as part of a total compensation package to eligible employees.
Internal Number: 10447
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SIUE is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce. We will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status. We encourage applications from women, minorities, protected veterans and people with disabilities.