Harvey Mudd College is seeking applications for the position of Associate Director Facilities Maintenance.
Working independently, and with a strong focus on customer service, the Associate Director, Facilities Maintenance (ADFM) assists the Assistant Vice President for Capital Projects and Facilities (AVP) in managing all aspects of routine, emergent, and preventive maintenance and repair of equipment and systems throughout the campus. The ADFM directly supervises HMC Building Mechanics and General Maintenance Technicians, outside contractors and temporary/on-call maintenance support staff in performance of daily, periodic, annual and special maintenance and repair assignments. The ADFM provides assistance and makes recommendations in evaluating staff performance; recommends personnel actions such as recognition, disciplinary action, pay changes, etc.; and plans and implements staff training programs. The ADFM responds to work requests and reports from College constituents (students, faculty, and staff) regarding repairs or other work needed in classrooms, labs, offices, dormitories, etc.; manages repairs as appropriate to HVAC, plumbing fixtures, equipment, electrical devices and appliances; arranges for repairs requiring special or more skilled attention, and provides tracking and follow-up for such maintenance and repairs. While performing duties on campus, the ADFM is expected to take note of and recommend rapid and cost-effective aesthetic improvements that could be made to various facilities, as appropriate; and ensure compliance with all institutional policies, government regulations and safety guidelines.
The ADFM is also responsible for supervising and managing the College’s Plant Operations/Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (MEP) systems and taking a leadership role in providing information, advice and consultation to various constituents regarding Plant Operations/MEP systems. Job functions and responsibilities are performed independently and encompass the following areas in plant operations/systems: (1) planning and management, (2) budget management, (3) supervision, (4) sustainability, (5) utilities and central plant, (6) information management, (7) teamwork, and (8) special projects/activities.
Summary of Job Responsibilities:
Maintenance and Repair Responsibilities
Leadership and Communication
General Plant Operations Administration
Facilities Work Order System
Plant Operations/MEP Systems – Planning and Management
Plant Operations/MEP Systems – Budget Management
Supervision of Plant Operations Staff
Utilities and Central Plant
Safety and Work Habits
Other related duties as assigned
Please visit www.hmc.edu/employment to view a complete job description identifying the job responsibilities in greater detail.
Summary of Qualifications:
Education and Experience:
High School diploma or GED required; Trade or technical school diploma or degree and/or combination of relevant work experience and professional certifications required. Minimum of five years of increasingly responsible and related experience in facilities maintenance, repair, and plant operations and management (including supervision), with a focus on MEP systems Demonstrated experience and familiarity with California building codes
Bachelor's degree in mechanical or electrical engineering or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience. Related experience in an academic institution or educational environment
Demonstrated experience with leading and implementing change in an organization. Ten years of increasingly responsible and related experience (including supervision) in facilities plant operations and management, with focus on MEP systems. Engineering registration. LEED certification
Please visit www.hmc.edu/employment to view a complete job description for this position and obtain information about how to submit an application. Information about HMC’s competitive benefits package is available at www.hmc.edu/hrbenefits.
Deadline to apply:
Position will remain open until filled.
Harvey Mudd College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will be given consideration for employment without regard to age, race, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran’s status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.
The Claremont Colleges, a consortium of five undergraduate liberal arts colleges, two graduate institutions, and Claremont University Consortium, which provides shared institutional support services, is reminiscent of the Oxford-Cambridge model. The undergraduate colleges include Pomona College, Scripps College, Claremont McKenna College, Harvey Mudd College, and Pitzer College. The two graduate institutions include Claremont Graduate University and Keck Graduate Institute.