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Assistant Director Facilities Management

Position Information

Position Information

Date Posted 03/01/2018
Open Until Filled Yes
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date)
Working Title Assistant Director Facilities Management
Job Classification Facilities III
Department Name 41700-Johnstown Physical Plant-General
Job Type Staff
Position Number 0005189
Hiring Range To be determined.
Position Description

The Assistant Director – Facilities Management is an integral member of the management team for the campus Facilities Department. Reporting directly to the Director of Facilities Management, the Assistant Director is responsible managing the general maintenance activities of University physical assets to include work order management system, building automation systems, preventative, predictive, and corrective programs, campus construction, and renovations. Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to: Supervision of project management services for the construction and renovation program for capital and non-capital projects, ensures the architectural/engineering design adheres to University design standards and meets customer expectations, responsible for consulting with design team during design development, project scheduling, project budget, pre-qualification of contractors, solicitation of contractor bids, contractor selection, processing and approval of invoices and change orders, field inspections, monitoring construction progress, conduct perioidic construction meetings with management, and project close-out. Manages the entire lifecycle of projects including driving team accountabilities, addressing project issues/risks, driving effective decision making and delivering status updates/recommendations to management, and assuring project work is executed in compliance with University Environmental Health and Safety Department, design codes, construction codes, regulations, safety standards, contract documents, budgets, and schedules. Serves as a University representative for outsource or in-house inspection and testing of project components such as mechanical systems, electrical systems, roofs, and materials of assigned projects as required. Conducts building condition assessments and develops short/long-term plans to address deficiencies. Monitors Department budgetary data and level reports. Ensure employees receive appropriate safety training and foster a workplace safety culture. Investigates and resolves complaints regarding operational issues. Works will Director to advance the facilities management strategic plan and adherence to and in all facets of the Collective Bargaining Agreement. The incumbent will substitute and supplement the duties of other Physical Plant Supervisors. Recommend and assist in the implementation of goals and objectives for the Department. Other duties as assigned by Director.

Education Required Baccalaureate
Minimum Related Experience Level Required 5-6 years experience
Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position

A Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Construction Management, or other related field is preferred. Five years’ experience in supervising work groups consisting of approximately 45 or more employees. Five years’ experience as a Project Manager or Engineer. Experience supervising in a union work environment is preferred. Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative environment and lead teams. Strong written, verbal, analytical, and project management skills. Proficiency with AutoCAD, Microsoft Windows, Access, Project and related programs is required.

Required Licenses/Certifications

Incumbent must have a Valid PA Driver’s license and a verified good driving record.

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Background Check For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check.
Assignment Category Regular, Full-Time
Percent Effort 100
Scheduled Work Hours Work Schedule to Vary
If Varied Work Schedule, Please Specify

Various shifts, daylight, evenings, weekends possible as well as on-call.

If Part Time, Actual Standard Weekly Hours
Campus Johnstown
University Benefits

The University offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package for all full-time and part-time regular employees including:

• Education benefits and a retirement plan with employer match

• Group medical insurance, life insurance, and optional vision and dental insurance

• Free transit service within Allegheny County for employees of the Oakland campus (Port Authority Transit)

• Time off benefits including vacation, sick and personal time

For more information regarding the University’s benefits package, please visit

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents