CUNY Administrative Superintendent Level 1 - (Provisional) in Brooklyn, New York

GENERAL DUTIES

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 panting, 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 panting, 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.

CONTRACT TITLE

Administrative Superintendent Buildings-Grounds

FLSA

Exempt

CAMPUS SPECIFIC INFORMATION

Brooklyn College invites applications for the Administrative Superintendent Level 1 (Provisional) position.

Under the direction of the Administrative Superintendent, Level 2, the Administrative Superintendent, Level 1 will be directly responsible for the day to-day operations of the Laborer personnel, maintaining an adequate inventory of supplies and equipment, coordinating the staffing and laborer assignments and developing short and long term strategies.

Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Develops and updates Laborer assignments.

  • Coordinates laborer related work activities, work requests with other departments.

  • Conducts walk-through and inspections of Campus facility to identify facility needs.

  • Supervises laborer personnel including planning, scheduling, organizing and directing work in inclement weather, planting and events; training personnel, and evaluating.

  • Ensures timely response to emergency conditions and assisting in developing and executing contingency operations plans.

  • Identifies and takes appropriate action in emergency situations to protect safety of personnel and property.

  • Ensures that equipment and vehicles are properly maintained.

  • Maintains records of jobs performed and hours worked by employees

  • Inspects contract services for pest control, trash removal, snow clearing, etc.

  • Prepares bi-weekly and monthly facilities and inspections reports

  • Must be able to work Monday through Friday from 6am-2:30pm. In addition, must be able to adjust to scheduling changes.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  1. 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

  2. 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 “1” above; OR

  3. A valid New York State professional engineers license and 3 years of related experience of which 1 year must be full-time managerial/administrative experience as described in “1” above; OR

  4. A valid New York City High Pressure Boiler Operating Engineers license, a four year high school diploma or its equivalent, and six years of related experience of which four years must be progressive full-time managerial/administrative experience as described in “1” above; OR

  5. A four year high school diploma or GED and 8 years of related experience of which 4 years must be progressive full-time managerial/administrative experience as described in “1” above; OR

NOTE: An advanced degree in a managerial field from an accredited college may be substituted for an additional year of managerial/administrative experience.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

  • Excellent customer-service orientation

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Word and Excel; experience with other complex facility related computer software systems

  • Proven experience managing a maintenance program including planning maintenance activities and developing preventive maintenance programs

  • Experience managing staff and ability to work in a collaborative team

  • Knowledge of operating heavy, snow and landscaping equipment

  • Knowledge in landscaping practices including laying out plantings, procedures and scheduling.

  • NYS Driver’s License

COMPENSATION

Salary Range: $80,000 - $92,000; Subject to financial availability – appointment must be approved by the President and Vice President for Finance and Administration.

BENEFITS

CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.

HOW TO APPLY

Visit https://cuny.jobs/brooklyn-college/new-jobs/ and click on the position. Select "Apply Now" and provide the requested information.

Candidates must attach a cover letter indicating the referenced Job# 19767 with a statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion, current resume and three professional references (name, title, organization, and contact information).

CLOSING DATE

February 2, 2019

JOB SEARCH CATEGORY

CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Job Title: Administrative Superintendent Level 1 - (Provisional)

Job ID: 19767

Location: Brooklyn College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular