Posting Number 2017-2717 Location New York-NY-US Posted Date 3/1/2017 Union N/A School/Division Capital Projects and Facilities (WS2548) Department Name : Facilities Management FT/PT Full-Time
The Facilities Manager will direct maintenance activities and operations for a large and complex grouping of academic properties including the management of physical plant operations and the management and maintenance of complex building systems equipment. Promote and foster the working relationships between Central facilities staff and academic facilities staff ensuring uniform standards of operations, maintenance and security. Direct and coordinate services provide by contract suppliers.
Required Education: Bachelor's degree.
Preferred Education: Bachelor's degree in Engineering is a plus, but is not required to be considered for this opportunity.
Required Experience: Five (5) years of progressively responsible facilities management experience or equivalent combination. Must include experience maintaining and operating large mechanical/electrical systems, managing renovations and construction projects and large numbers of personnel and developing and managing budgets. Management, budget forecasting, development, and supervisory experience; experience working in a union environment; experience developing and leading work groups and teams; performance management expertise; very good analytical, negotiation, and organizational skills; ability to assess technical/system needs related to mechanical engineering systems; excellent communication, interpersonal, and client relations skills.
Experience working in a performing arts facility or science/research facility is a plus, but is not required to be considered for this opportunity.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Ability to interpret and effectively communicate policies and procedures to individuals at all levels and use problem solving and negotiating skills. Technical expertise with complex engineering and mechanical systems and equipment; working knowledge of University-wide building management systems and construction technology. Keen awareness of OSHA guidelines, engineering standards, and compliance mandates.
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