Assistant Director Facilities Energy Services and Utilities

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Job Summary

This is an essential personnel position.

This position acts as the University's technical consultant on new energy technology. Provides project management oversight on all energy related projects including self-funded projects accomplished through Facilities Requirement contracts or guaranteed energy savings projects.Controls and manages the University's energy cost. Responsible for the oversight of the monitoring and metering systems of the University’s major utility systems including the distribution processes (steam, water, electrical, chilled water, and natural gas), to ensure continuous and uninterrupted operation.

Management and oversight of the University’s utility infrastructure including renovations and repairs to the steam, electrical, water, and sewer systems.

Monitors and controls energy costs, striving to continually reduce those expenditures. This includes auditing, modeling, monitoring and reporting on campus as well as building level usage. Ensuring efficient operation of the physical plant, helping to reduce consumption, assisting the Director when selecting and negotiating fuel rates, and developing efficient practices for the University to follow, including constituent education programs.

Assists with managerial responsibility and oversight of the University's Central Heating Plant and centralized BAS which controls all campus HVAC and lighting via a complex software package and thousands of system control points.

Responsible for the development and implementation of contingency plans for furnishing critical utilities in the event of a catastrophic failure.

Serves as the University’s PA1 Call representative responsible for the location and marking of underground utilities.

Serves on the management team of the Facilities organization to establish and implement policy, goals, and objectives in consonance with overall university policy. Represents the entire Facilities organization at an administrative level in professional interactions with other departments and University administrators.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical, Electrical, or Energy Engineering, or another related Facilities Management field.
  • Experience with the efficient operation of a steam central heat plant and distribution systems.
  • Knowledge of, and experience with, the PA1 Call (or similar) system.
  • Experience managing the operations and maintenance of utility distribution systems for steam, condensate, electric, water, waste water, storm water, and natural gas.
  • Experience managing utility budgets, commodity nominations, and consumption.
Preferred Qualifications

  • PE license, Certified Energy Manager (CEM), Certified Educational Facilities Professional (CEFP), and/or other relevant credentials.
  • Three or more years of experience managing the staffing, operation, and maintenance of a central steam boiler plant and steam/condensate distribution systems.
  • Three or more years of experience managing/supervising a minimum of 10 employees in a Facilities Management Operational environment.
  • Two or more years of experience identifying and marking underground utilities in response to PA1 Call (or similar system).
  • Three or more years of experience managing the operations and maintenance of utility distribution systems for steam, condensate, electric, water, waste water, storm water, and natural gas.
Supplemental Information

Applications & Resumes will be accepted until position is filled, however; to ensure full consideration please submit application materials by February 28, 2021 Incomplete applications will not be considered.

The anticipated starting salary range for this position is $66,000 to $75,000, commensurate with experience and skills.

All applications for this position must be submitted via our online application/resume system ONLY. Please do not fax, mail, or e-mail any documentation.

Successful interview, reference checks, background clearances (PA Criminal, Child Abuse Clearance & FBI Clearance), and demonstration of ability are requisite qualifications for all positions.

The University is very interested in hiring employees who have had extensive experience with diverse populations.

Kutztown University is an AA/EOE/member of the PA State System of Higher Education and actively solicits applications from women and minority candidates.

Non-Discrimination Statement
Kutztown University does not discriminate in employment or educational opportunities on the basis of sex, race, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, or veteran status. To discuss a complaint of discrimination, please contact the University's Title IX Coordinator located in the Office of Social Equity, Old Main A-Wing, Room 02, by phone at 610-683-4700 or by e-mail at [email protected] or the Office for Civil Rights located in the Lyndon Baines Johnson Department of Education Bldg., 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20202-1100, by phone at 800-421-3481 (TDD: 800-877-8339), by fax at 202-453-6012, or by e-mail at [email protected].




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Posted: 2/15/2021
Application Due: 2/28/2021
Work Type: Full Time