Assistant Director Utilities Services
Assistant Director Utilities ServicesPosition Number:
903801Vacancy Open to:
CO FS EAST UTIL AdminDivision:
Administration & FinanceClassification Title:
16104 EngineerCompetency Level:
3 - AdvancedWorking Title:
Assistant Director Utilities ServicesNumber of Vacancies:
1Full Time Equivalent (FTE):
1.0Full Time or Part Time:
Full TimeRecruitment Range:
$43,030 - $105,695Anticipated Hiring Range:
$68,103 - $105,695Salary Grade Equivalency:
8-5pmPosition Location (City):
Staff - ProfessionalOrganizational Unit Overview:
Facilities Services is a unit in Campus Operations Division, which is a part of a broad, diverse division of Administration and Finance that includes all aspects of facilities management at East Carolina University. East Carolina University is the third largest university in the University of North Carolina system with approximately 28,000 FTS and a staff of over 6,000. The university is comprised of more than 7 million square feet of facilities located on approximately 1400 acres with physical assets in excess of $1.5 billion. This includes the Main, Health Sciences, and West Research Campuses, and satellite locations throughout North Carolina associated with university programs. Facilities Services has an annual budget in excess of $30 million and employs approximately 500 FTE. Major functions include facilities maintenance and housekeeping services.
Facilities Service’s primary purpose is to plan and perform corrective and preventive maintenance functions on all building structures and equipment and utility infrastructure. Corrective maintenance returns equipment to optimal design performance after failure or upon degradation from age, adverse operation conditions, etc. Preventive maintenance minimizes equipment failures and reduces corrective maintenance.
ECU Facilities Services is seeking candidates for the position of Assistant Director for Utilities Services on our Main Campus. The Utilities Services Assistant Director will be responsible for daily operations and maintenance of approximately 4.5 million square feet of buildings and structures to include Academic and Administrative, Residence and Dining Halls, Athletic Facilities, etc. The successful candidate will manage the daily Utilities Services operations through seven direct reports consisting of manager, administrative, purchasing, and supervisors with additional oversite of approximately sixty employees within shops that include electrical, life safety, HVAC, controls, steam, and plumbing. Duties include: Managing the departmental budget, all personnel actions (staffing, evaluations, disciplinary action, etc.); procurement (materials, tools, contracts); providing technical direction to others. In addition, the position will be responsible for the knowledge and understanding of all utility systems including; electrical medium voltage grid including grid shifts and repairs; life safety systems (fire alarm and fire sprinkler) and elevators; mechanical systems for HVAC systems ranging from three (3) multi-chiller central plants to min-split systems including complex computer control operating system for building automation; plumbing system for domestic and well water systems and wastewater (sanitary sewer) systems; steam systems for four (4) boilers capable of producing 270 pounds per hour of steam pressure including underground steam distribution and condensate system. The individual in this role will assess and prioritize deferred maintenance needs for utility systems and also participate in planning, design, and completion of University construction projects, including new buildings and renovations.Minimum Education/Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in the engineering discipline related to the area of assignment; or equivalent combination of training and experience Some positions may require licensure by the North Carolina Board of Examiners for Engineers and Surveyors. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.License or Certification required by statute or regulation:
NonePreferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education:
A self-starter who is proactive in leading the Utilities Services team in an
efficient and professional manner as well as be proficient with the details of utilities management and operations including fiscal responsibilities at a university/college/school level or similar organization. Licensed/Registered Engineer is a plus.
A valid NC driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.Special Instructions to Applicant:
- Please ensure your full range of knowledge, skills, abilities, experience and education are listed on your application. Do not write ‘see resume’ on your application when completing the job duties section.
- If you answer the questions at the end of the application, please ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills, abilities and experiences to support your answers (see job duties section of previous employment).
- Failure to answer the questions at the end of the application will not preclude your application from being considered but may result in your application not receiving full consideration of your knowledge, skills, and abilities.
- Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
04/22/2021Job Close Date - Positions will be posted until 11:59 p.m. EST on this date; If no closing date is indicated, the position will be posted until filled and may close at any time after the recruitment has been completed. :
05/19/2021Open Until Filled:
NoQuick Link for Direct Access to Posting:
If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.AA/EOE:
East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.
Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or [email protected].Eligibility for Employment:
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. If highest degree earned is from an institution outside of the U.S. and its territories, final candidates are required to have their degree validated as equivalent to the degree conferred by a regionally accredited college or university in the U.S.Office of Human Resources Contact Information:
If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to [email protected] Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.