This is a classified managerial position with four (4) assignment levels. Levels are based upon size of staff and campus:
Under general direction, with wide latitude for the use of independent judgment and initiative, oversees and is responsible for areas such as: cleaning, operating, maintaining, repairing and making improvements to the physical plant and grounds of a campus; the safe and effective operation and maintenance of the campus facilities; reviewing of repair/service requests and making inspections; establishing preventive maintenance plans and standards; the implementation of campus sustainability and energy saving measures; and dealing with outside vendors, contractors, federal, state, local and other entities.
Assists in, or in the absence his/her supervisor, performs higher level administrative assignments and supervision of staff to ensure the safe and effective operation and maintenance of the plant, mechanical equipment and grounds.
Serves as a principal assistant to a higher level college executive in one or more areas, such as the cleaning, operation, maintenance, repair and improvements of the physical plant and grounds of a community or senior college.
Prepares the annual budget for the operation and maintenance of the college buildings and grounds under his/her control.
Directs buildings and grounds staff in all repair, maintenance, and improvements involving major and minor alterations; directs staff in operation of plant, mechanical equipment and grounds.
Trains staff in proper procedures involving equipment operation and safety procedures.
Establishes work standards and procedures.
Evaluates repair and service requests and makes inspections to determine the need for actual and preventive maintenance.
Oversees operation and repair of vehicle fleet.
Plans for the direction the rehabilitation, improvement, and repair work involving alterations to buildings and grounds, such as painting, electrical work, heating, ventilating, and air conditioning plant repairs, plumbing, masonry work, carpentry, gardening, and horticulture work .
Requisitions, distributes and inspects materials, tools and equipment needed for repairs and maintenance.
Reviews finished work, time spent, and material used for assigned projects.
Ensures that waste is properly sorted for recycling or disposal and disposed in the proper manner.
Is responsible for the proper removal of toxic waste under Environmental Health & Safety Office guidelines.
Coordinates proper storage of toxic and flammable materials- allots proper space and containers if necessary.
Assists in making surveys for cost estimates, and checks contractual work in progress for conformance with specifications and blue- prints.
Contracts for maintenance services agreements and ensures adherence to bid specifications; approves payments.
Is responsible for guaranteeing adherence to bid specifications and approving payments.
Prepares bid specification for the performance work by contractors for the rehabilitation, improvement, and repair of buildings and grounds, including areas such as painting, electrical work, heating, ventilating, and air conditioning plant repairs, plumbing, masonry work, carpentry, gardening, and horticulture work.
Develops and oversees preventive maintenance plans and standards.
Plans for and directs the rehabilitation, improvement, and repair work involving alterations to buildings and grounds, such as painting, electrical work, heating, ventilating, and air conditioning plant repairs, plumbing, masonry work, carpentry, gardening, and horticulture work or prepares bid specifications for the performance of such work by contractors.
Guides and oversees the implementation of campus sustainability and energy saving measures.
Acts as a college representative with outside vendors, contractors, federal, state, local and other entities.
Administrative Superintendent Buildings-Grounds
CAMPUS SPECIFIC INFORMATION
As the nation's largest urban university, the City University of New York (CUNY) plays a transformational role in our sustainable future with an educational footprint that spans 24 academic institutions and over half a million students, faculty and staff. CUNY and the Sustainable CUNY Office are dedicated to integrating sustainability into the university, our city and our state. CUNY engages the broader community through efforts that include curriculum development, policy work, research, capital projects, workforce development and economic development activities.
CUNY formed the CUNY Conserves program to focus on helping campuses identify, fund and integrate Operations and Maintenance- focused energy efficiency measures and practices, designed to reduce campus energy use and GHG emissions.
Sustainable CUNY seeks applicants to join a team of dedicated University staff working to bring about improvements in maintenance and operations and energy efficiencies vehicles to improve facility stewardship and combat climate change. Reporting to the University Executive Director of Sustainability and Energy Conservation, the Energy Manager facilitates the identification, development and implementation of energy management projects and protocols on CUNY campuses. These critical initiatives help the programs succeed in meeting CUNY's energy reduction goals and objectives. The Energy Manager develops and provides guidance and training to help colleges and provide support for the development of efficient operating protocols for the facilities and will work closely with CUNY Community Colleges and the NYC Department of Citywide Administrative Services to meet NYC's carbon and energy reduction targets.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
Develop and apply strategies for improving energy efficiency and lowering costs, such as ensuring equipment is optimized, incorporating new energy-saving technologies and minimizing unnecessary energy consumption.
Conduct field visits to assist with campus and consultants site walkthroughs and collect detailed information to help identify and implement energy and carbon footprint saving measures.
Assist with identifying and evaluating energy efficiency measures, calculate the savings potential, prepare assessment reports, and track KPIs to maintain efficiencies.
Create formal documentation, including memoranda, energy reports, ECM funding proposals, M&V reports, operating best practices, etc.
Manage a diverse environment with focus on supporting the campus needs that align with energy goals and associated targets.
Support management of Sustainability Councils and associated groups on campus.
A Baccalaureate degree in a related field of study from an accredited college and four years of related experience of which two years must be progressive full-time managerial/administrative experience dealing with a large staff, in the management and/or operation and maintenance of buildings and grounds such as large hotels, educational complexes, large office buildings, large building or hospital complexes, large gardens or parks; OR
A valid New York State Registration as an architect and 3 years of related experience of which 1 year must be full-time managerial/administrative experience as described in
Internal Number: 21828
About CUNY City University of New York (System Level)
The City University of New York provides high-quality, accessible education for more than 269,000 degree-credit students and 270,000 adult, continuing and professional education students at 25 campuses across New York City. The University is an integrated system of senior and community colleges, graduate and professional schools, research centers, institutes and consortia. From certificate courses to Ph.D. programs, CUNY offers postsecondary learning to students of all backgrounds. It provides the city with graduates trained for high-demand positions in the sciences, technology, mathematics, teaching, nursing and other fields. As CUNY has grown, the University also has strengthened its mission as a premier research institution, building an array of modern facilities and expanding the ranks of its world-class faculty. Throughout its history, the University has been an integral part of the city and state through partnerships with public schools, economic development initiatives, immigration aid and financial advice services and other community outreach programs. Today, CUNY faculty and staff continue to benefit New York City — as well as the entire nation — by serving as policy exper...ts to business and government, advisers to nonprofit institutions, civic organizations and community groups. Students, too, are strongly encouraged to experience the cultural, educational and community-based opportunities of the five boroughs, through a network of internships and fellowships, to embracing the city as their campus.