Associate Director of Engineering
The Department of Maintenance and Operations at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for an Associate Director of Engineering.
Posting Date: June 16, 2017
Review Date: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. In addition, the State University of New York provides an excellent benefit package. For more information on benefits for full-time United University Professions (UUP) professional staff, visit: https://www.suny.edu/media/suny/content-assets/documents/benefits/benefit-summaries/FTUUPbenefitsummary-January-2017.pdf or http://www.suny.edu/benefits/
Date of Appointment: As soon as possible
Description of Responsibilities:
The Associate Director of Engineering reports to the Director of Facilities Services Maintenance and Operations and will manage the daily operations of the utilities staff, coordinate, plan and manage activities, and formulate program goals and objectives. The primary responsibility of the Associate Director is to insure that the campus’s physical property is safe and well maintained, provide leadership and training for staff; and ensure the campus has an effective maintenance and improvement program in place. Will assist in the planning, prioritizing and supervision of facility renovation, construction and sustainability projects. The Associate Director will also manage four shops: the central heating plant, electrical including electrical safety, plumbing and HVAC.
In addition, will be expected to display a commitment to undergraduate and/or graduate education, and possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with an increasingly diverse array of students and colleagues.
- Bachelor's degree in mechanical or electrical engineering at time of application
- Experience in construction supervision and planning; plant operations and maintenance
- In-depth knowledge of all aspects of physical plant operations including construction, electrical, plumbing, mechanical diagnosis and repair techniques
- Ten years of experience with at least two years of supervisory responsibilities over trades workers, contractors or skilled maintenance specialists
- Experience with computerized maintenance management systems, pertinent codes, CADD and competence with Microsoft Office software
- Availability to respond to emergencies 24 hours/day
To Apply: Submit a letter of application addressing qualifications, a copy of unofficial transcripts, resume, and contact information for three professional references to:
If you have any questions about the position, please call or e-mail:
Mary K. DePentu, chair
Official transcripts are required prior to hiring. Files must be complete to be considered.
Visa sponsorship not available for this position.
Description of Department: Maintenance and Operations is one of three offices under the department of Facilities Services. Our mission is to create and maintain a safe, clean, comfortable, attractive and sustainable physical environment.
Our vision is to provide a premier campus in the support and enhancement of the college's quality education, inclusive community and valued traditions of today to ensure its sustainability of tomorrow.
Description of SUNY Oswego: Founded in 1861, SUNY Oswego is a public comprehensive college located in Central New York on the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, 45 minutes from Syracuse. Named one of "Top Up-and-Coming Schools" in U.S. News “America’s Best Colleges” in 2010, a Kiplinger's “Best College Value” for 2015, and a "Best Northeastern College" by Princeton Review every year since the first edition in 2003, Oswego offers its 8000 undergraduate and graduate students preeminent academic programs in the arts and sciences, business, communications, and teacher education. The College’s success is built on providing students outstanding educational experiences with attention to a liberal arts and sciences foundation, practical applications, interdisciplinary approaches, independent scholarly and creative work, and skills for living in multicultural and global communities. The emphasis on faculty-mentored student research and creative projects is evidenced by Quest, a daylong symposium spotlighting original student research; a stipend program for students engaged in research and creative work; and the Global Laboratory, a STEM-based research abroad program at top-ranked universities around the world. SUNY Oswego is an unusually collegial and vibrant community and is in a time of wonderful opportunities with extensive facilities construction and renovation, a forward-looking strategic plan, and expanded outreach to regional, national, and international communities.
Additional information about SUNY Oswego can be found at www.oswego.edu.
Oswego is committed to enhancing its diversity. SUNY Oswego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively engaged in recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. We encourage applications from qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim SUNY status, or criminal conviction. Please see our full non-discrimination policy, https://www.oswego.edu/title-ix/non-discrimination-policy.
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