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Assistant Director Buildings Services/Project Management

Company: East Carolina University
Location: Greenville
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

East Carolina UniversityAssistant Director Buildings Services/Project ManagementVacancy #: 903708Anticipated Hiring Range: $68,103 - $105,695Closing Date: 05/19/2021
Organizational Unit OverviewFacilities 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.
Job DutiesECU Facilities Services is seeking candidates for the position of Assistant Director for Buildings Services and Project Management. The successful candidate will perform duties for oversight and supervision of Main Campus Building Services, Outer Banks Campus (CSI) Facilities Services, and Informal Project Management Campuswide including administrative, personnel, planning, budgeting, procurement contracts, etc. to manage maintenance and operations, and direct project management processes. The position will be responsible for daily operation and maintenance of approximately 4.5 million square feet of ECU Main Campus buildings and structures to include Academic and Administrative, Residence and Dining Halls, Athletic Facilities, etc. Manages the daily Main Campus Building Services operations through five direct reports consisting of administrative and supervisors and approximately thirty employees within shops that include Carpentry (including roofing), Locksmith, Masonry, and Paint. The position will be responsible for daily operation and maintenance of approximately 95,000 square feet of buildings and structures for the ECU Outer Banks Campus for the Coastal Studies Institute located in Wanchese, NC. Manages the daily OBX-CSI operations through one maintenance supervisor as a direct report and one grounds position and one housekeeping position. Oversees the planning, estimating, bidding, and construction functions of informal projects less than $300,000 in total project value. The position supervises three direct report informal project managers. Duties include oversight of construction documents (plans and specifications) preparation through designers or in-house; oversight of informal projects procurement processes (bidding and negotiating), contract administration of contractors and designers through ECU channels; oversight of site visits, field construction, documentation, and problem resolutions. Informal projects include maintenance, maintenance services, major repair work, improvements, alterations, renovations, and equipment installation. The individual in this role will assess and prioritize deferred maintenance needs and also participate in the planning, design, and completion of University construction projects, including new buildings and major renovations. Duties include managing the departmental budgets and project budgets; all personnel actions (staffing, evaluations, disciplinary action, etc.); providing technical direction to others.
Minimum Education/ExperienceBachelor'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.
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education
A self-starter who is proactive in leading a diverse team in an efficient and professional manner as well as be proficient with the details of management and operations including fiscal responsibilities at a university/college/school level or similar organization. Licensed/Registered Engineer or Architect is a plus.
License or Certification required by the DepartmentA 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 yourapplication. 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 theknowledge, skills, abilities and experiences to support your answers (see job duties section of previousemployment).
  • Failure to answer the questions at the end of the application will not preclude your application from beingconsidered 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.

    Application Types AcceptedApplications must be received in the Department of Human Resources by the closing date of 05/19/2021 to be considered. Please submit an online ECU application for vacancy # 903708 to ECU Human Resources
    East Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
    Visit this job posting at https://ecu.peopleadmin.com/postings/40907
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Keywords: East Carolina University, Greenville , Assistant Director Buildings Services/Project Management, Executive , Greenville, North Carolina

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