This is a full-time, managerial position, and days of work and hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 pm. Note: This position is in the “NL” category of employment (non-fixed work week) and individuals in this role have no claim or entitlement to time off or cash compensation for hours worked beyond their normal schedule. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand. It is the policy of the College to grant hour for hour compensatory time off, with advance approval, only when employees are required to work on a regularly scheduled day off, Saturday, Sunday or a holiday. Time earned must be used within one fiscal year from the time it is earned.
RAMAPO COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY:
Mission: Ramapo College of New Jersey is New Jersey’s Public Liberal Arts College, dedicated to providing students a strong foundation for a lifetime of achievement. The College is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. Ramapo College emphasizes teaching and individual attention to all students. We promote diversity, inclusiveness, sustainability, student engagement, and community involvement.
Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts, business, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include business, elementary education, nursing and social work. The College also offers articulated programs, including dental, optometry, chiropractic and health professions, as well as visual arts therapy and law, with colleges and institutions in New Jersey and New York.
Undergraduate students may choose to concentrate their studies in one of five schools with more than 539 course offerings and more than 36 academic programs. Ramapo College boasts an average student/faculty ratio of 18:1 and an average class size of 23; affording students the opportunity to develop close ties to the College’s exceptional faculty.
Under the supervision of the Director of Facilities and Critical Infrastructure, manages the daily operations of the College’s HVAC, Trades, Housekeeping, Grounds and Facilities Administration departments. Assures continued and effective operations in support of the Academic, Student Services and Residence Life areas. Assists in planning and managing capital projects and in preparation and management of the annual operating budget.
In consultation and conjunction with the Director of Facilities and Critical Infrastructure, establishes and revises operating goals and objectives for supervisory personnel and monitors their progress.
Develops and revises policies and procedures related to daily operations needed to ensure effective and efficient work plans. Ensures compliance with all existing.
Monitors and controls work distribution, productivity and timely response to work requests.
Manages annual operating budget for the respective departments. Monitors and controls budget expenditures including salary and overtime. Keeps all unit expenditures within budget constraints.
Supervises the Facilities managerial staff responsible for HVAC, Trades, Housekeeping, Grounds and Facilities Administration. Represents and acts for the director, as required.
Assesses performance and provides professional development of direct reports.
Ensures efficient use of the computerized maintenance management work order and preventive maintenance systems. Ensure timely closeout of open requests.
Investigates alternatives for reducing operational costs while maintaining a high level of service to students, residents, faculty and staff. Provides quality, responsive and courteous customer service to the college community.
Oversee institutional compliance with Environmental Health and Safety requirements including OSHA, Uniform Fire Code, National Electric Standards, The Uniform Construction Code, Federal and State environmental laws. Strive toward an accident free work environment through proper training and work practices. Work with the Director of EH&S to help achieve objectives.
Works with Public Safety to coordinate the maintenance and installation of security-related equipment, including but not limited to surveillance cameras, traffic gates, traffic signage, card access systems and other monitoring and communication devices.
Works with the Department of Human Resources to address personnel, training, performance and disciplinary matters.
Serve as member of various standing committees including but not limited to Fire Safety Communications, Health and Safety and Space Allocation.
Ensure employees receive all required periodic training and records are properly maintained.
Establishes and maintains communication and cooperative working relationships with college administrators, CWA and IFPTE unions, faculty, staff, student organizations, government and private agencies and the general public in order to accomplish the objectives of the sections supervised and the unit.
Facilitate a positive, team-oriented, cooperative and productive work environment for all employees and among work groups, management and union. Provide coaching and personnel development to staff members.
Oversees minor capital projects performed by either in-house personnel or outside contractors from conceptualization through project closeout.
Ensure quality, cost and timing objectives are consistently met for all priorities, initiates and projects.
Interprets and administers applicable federal, state, local and contractual laws and regulations. Provides guidance and assistance when unusual problems occur.
Prepares reports on section(s) activities; compiles, summarizes and analyzes statistical and other data and develops findings and conclusions and recommendations.
Prepares detailed and accurate correspondence. Maintains integrity and appropriate confidentiality of section and unit operations. Ensures the maintenance of essential records and files.
Graduation from an accredited institution with a Bachelor's degree in engineering or related field.
Applicants who do not possess the required education may substitute experience on a year for year basis.
Minimum of five (5) years of relevant professional experience in the management of a large-scale institutional, industrial or commercial facility. Experience in the Higher Education environment desirable. Must have strong organizational skills, communication and interpersonal skills, proven leadership, be computer literate and possess analytical ability. Experience with unions and capital construction management is very desirable.
Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey to perform the essential duties of this position.
Ramapo College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Ramapo has a long history of advocating, advising, and supporting diversity, equity, and inclusiveness. Examples can be found in its mission statement, values, strategic plan, degree and course offerings, community outreach programs, and numerous diversity-focused conferences, trainings, and programs. Ramapo’s commitment to diversity and inclusion is infused across all facets of the College; where the environment is welcoming, dedicated to social justice, respectful of freedom of expression, focused on educating and having an ongoing conversation regarding cultural competence and the benefits and importance of diversity.
Internal Number: 112359184
About Ramapo College
"Ranked by U.S. News & World Report as sixth in the Best Regional Universities North category for public institutions, Ramapo College of New Jersey is sometimes mistaken for a private college. This is, in part, due to its unique interdisciplinary academic structure, its size of approximately 6,008 students and its pastoral setting in the foothills of the Ramapo Mountains on the New Jersey/New York border.Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor's degrees in the arts, business, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include nursing and social work. In addition, Ramapo College offers courses leading to teacher certification at the elementary and secondary levels. The College also offers six graduate programs as well as articulated programs with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New York Chiropractic College, New York University College of Dentistry, SUNY State College of Optometry and New York College of Podiatric Medicine."