Chief Administrative Superintendent of Building & Grounds, Level 5

Location
New York, NY
Posted
Mar 10, 2017
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

GENERAL DUTIES

This is a management class of positions. Incumbent performs related work.

Under executive direction, with the widest latitude for the exercise of independent judgment and action, serves as the chief in charge of Campus buildings and grounds.

  • Is responsible for promoting and enhancing efficient and safe management, operation and maintenance of all campus buildings and grounds under his/her control.
  • Serves as advisor to the senior executives of the college.
  • Directs the work of one or more Administrative Superintendents of Campus Buildings and Grounds.
  • Coordinates strategic, emergency or short range planning activities for safe operation of buildings and grounds.
  • Is responsible for adherence to City, State, and Federal codes and regulations including the handling and removal of toxic materials from the campus buildings and grounds.
  • Sets policies for garbage removal including toxic wastes; directs and develops recycling programs.
  • Provides expert advice and direction regarding EPA and OSHA regulations and standards.
  • Participates in policy planning and implementation concerning all matters under his/her jurisdiction.
  • Is responsible for development of job standards for hourly personnel.
  • Is responsible for administrative and/or ancillary functions required by and in support of the operations and functions of the department including personnel, training and development, labor relations, discipline, budget preparation and implementation.
  • Reviews and comments on major construction projects or renovations as requested by appropriate college and University administrators.
  • Responsible within limits for the purchase of materials and equipment needed for the department, in adherence with the University purchasing regulations.
  • Ensures necessary certification of staff to accomplish standardized and quality work.
  • Reports and makes recommendations to the senior executives of the college.

CONTRACT TITLE

Chief Administrative Superintendent Building and Grounds

FLSA

Exempt

CAMPUS SPECIFIC INFORMATION

Established in 1870, Hunter College enjoys a national reputation as a leader in public urban education. Hunter is the largest college in the City University of New York (CUNY) educational system, comprising eight campus locations throughout Manhattan. The College seeks a strong leader to continue the development and maintenance of the College's facilities. Under executive direction, with widest latitude for exercise of independent judgment and action, the Chief Administrative Superintendent of Building and Grounds responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Oversee every aspect of the physical plant operation including corrective and preventative maintenance, engineering, electrical, mechanical, housekeeping/custodial services, vertical transportation, receiving, and energy and power usage.
  • Manage, review and comment on major construction projects or renovations as requested by appropriate college and University administrators;
  • Responsible for administrative and/or ancillary functions required by and in support of the operations and functions of the department including personnel, training and development, labor relations, discipline, budget preparation and implementation;
  • Serve as the college liaison with CUNY, DASNY, Central and other NYC and NYS agencies for code compliance and major construction and repair projects.
  • Promote and enhance efficient and safe management, operation and maintenance of all campus facilities;
  • Coordinate strategic, emergency and short and long range planning activities for safe facility operations;
  • Ensure adherence to City, State, and Federal codes and regulations including the handling and removal of toxic materials from the campus building and grounds;
  • Set policies for garbage removal including toxic wastes;
  • Direct and develops recycling programs;
  • Participate in policy planning and implementation concerning all matters under his/her jurisdiction;
  • Oversee the purchase of materials and equipment needed for the department, in adherence with the university purchasing regulations;
  • Ensure necessary certification of staff to accomplish standardized and quality work;
  • Serve as adviser to the Senior executives of the college;
  • Direct the work of Administrative Superintendents and other facilities staff;
  • Works closely with the Department of Environmental Health and Safety;
  • Serves on varied College committees/counsels including Crisis Management and Sustainability

Council; and - Other related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Baccalaureate degree in related field of study from an accredited college and six years of related experience of which four years must be progressive full-time managerial/administrative experience in the management and/or operation and maintenance of buildings and grounds such as large hotels, educational complexes, large office buildings, or large building complexes large gardens or parks; OR
  2. A valid New York State Registration as an architect and 5 years of related experience of which 3 years must be progressive full-time managerial/administrative experience as described in 1 above; OR
  3. A valid New York State professional engineers license and 5 years of related experience of which 3 years must be progressive full-time managerial/administrative experience as described in 1 above; OR
  4. A valid New York City High Pressure Boiler Operating Engineers license, a four year high school diploma or its equivalent, and eight years of related experience of which six years must be progressive full-time managerial/administrative experience as described in 1 above; OR
  5. A four year high school diploma or its equivalent and 10 years of related experience of which 6 years must be progressive full-time managerial/administrative experience as described in 1 above; OR
  6. A combination of education and/or experience equivalent to "1","2","3","4" and "5" above. In addition an advance degree in a managerial field from an accredited college may be substituted for an additional year of managerial/administrative experience. However, all candidates must possess a high school diploma or its equivalent, and 5 years of related experience of which 3 years must be managerial/administrative as described in "1" above.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

Candidates with at least ten years of management experience working in a complex organization managing/directing a large facilities operation are strongly preferred.

COMPENSATION

Commensurate with qualification and experience.

BENEFITS

CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.

HOW TO APPLY

Click on the "Apply Now" button and follow the application instructions. Please have your curriculum vitae/ resume and scholarly interest or cover letter with names and contact information of 3 references available to attach into the application before you begin. Please note that the required material must be uploaded as ONE document. The document must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format- and name of file should not exceed ten (10) characters. Incomplete application packages will not be considered.

CLOSING DATE

Open until filled with review of applications to begin March 22, 2017.

JOB SEARCH CATEGORY

CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Location: Hunter College

Job Title: Chief Administrative Superintendent of Building & Grounds, Level 5

Job ID: 16445

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


PI97156152