Reporting directly to the Assistant Vice President of Facilities Management, the incumbent provides support in the oversight of a department of approximately 70 trades and professional staff. The incumbent directs daily operations and maintenance activities in support of the campus utilities infrastructure and a 512-acre suburban campus with 70 buildings and four million square feet of facilities valued at $1.9B.
Why Work at UMBC?
UMBC offers competitive compensation. Salary is commensurate with experience. This position has over 4 weeks of vacation for regular full time roles. Tuition remission is also available.
Provides general direction and leadership for all aspects of departmental functions in order to maintain their efficient operation, including a Power Plant, Electrical, HVAC, Plumbing, Pipe Fitting, Structural and Finish Trades, Grounds and Auto Shops.
Assists in developing and managing the use of facilities renewal budgets and long-term planning of facility upgrades and replacements.
Directs the use of a work order management system to provide service and repairs as well as routine, predictive and preventative maintenance. Provides oversite and direction in the development and preparation of performance and financial metrics.
Maintains and nurtures effective communication and partnerships throughout the campus by conferring with business units and campus leadership on issues pertaining to the promotion and understanding of departmental functions.
Develops and implements standards, policies and procedures to improve productivity and customer service.
Oversees the efficient operation of all campus utilities, including central generation of high temperature hot water heating and chilled water for cooling and distribution through a campus tunnel system. Leads efforts for coordinating and communicating campus outages.
Facilitates the operations and maintenance review of documents for new projects, ensuring compliance and best practices to optimize life cycle costs and efforts.
Manages the operational response to unplanned urgent conditions such as on-campus and off-campus utility failures, weather conditions and other emergencies.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
Requires a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Architecture or a related field
At least eight years of progressively responsible positions held in facility maintenance or construction in a multi-facility environment, five of which were supervisory in nature
Valid class C driver's license or equivalent with fewer than 6 points
Master's degree in related field
Registration as Professional Engineer
Additional certifications in related filed
Background Screening Statement:
A background check will be required.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Upload a cover letter and a resume.
For best consideration, apply by February 10, 2023. This position will remain open until filled.
If you require a reasonable accommodation for a disability for any part of the employment process, please contact the Human Resources Department at 410-455-2337 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation upon hire showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
UMBC is a dynamic public research university integrating teaching, research and service to benefit the citizens of Maryland. As an Honors University, the campus offers academically talented students a strong undergraduate liberal arts foundation that prepares them for graduate and professional study, entry into the workforce, and community service and leadership. UMBC emphasizes science, engineering, information technology, human services and public policy at the graduate level. UMBC contributes to the economic development of the State and the region through entrepreneurial initiatives, workforce training, K-16 partnerships, and technology commercialization in collaboration with public agencies and the corporate community. UMBC is dedicated to cultural and ethnic diversity, social responsibility and lifelong learning.