Under the direction of the Director of Facilities and/or Assistant Vice President of Campus Planning and Facilities, the Managing Assistant Director manages and supervises HVAC and boiler operations, as well as trades personnel, for the main, East and satellite campuses of Kean University; performs project management responsibilities overseeing HVAC projects, including site assessment, supervision and new installation and/or renovation work; participates in the development of policies and procedures in accordance with University goals, policies and objectives; and does related work as required. This position requires travel to satellite campuses. This position is on-call as needed and requires a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours.
Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor’s degree; two years of professional experience supervising HVAC operations, equipment and procedures; a driver’s license valid in the State of New Jersey; and an Operating Engineer’s License (Red Seal minimum) issued by the State of New Jersey is required. At least five years of professional experience supervising HVAC operations in higher education is preferred. Applicants who do not possess the required education may substitute experience on a year-for-year basis. Work may occasionally involve moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors and/or loud noises. Position requires the ability to perform tasks that require moderate physical activity, including walking long distances, standing, bending and/or stooping, lifting and carrying objects weighing up to 50 pounds. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential.
Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Search Committee Chairperson, Office of Facilities and Campus Planning, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Candidacy review begins immediately and continues until appointment is made. Official transcripts for all degrees and three current letters of recommendation are required prior to the starting date of employment.
Kean University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer
About Kean University
Kean University is a world-class, vibrant and diverse institution offering 50 undergraduate majors and 80 graduate programs and options leading to masters and doctoral degrees, professional diplomas and certifications. Kean distinguishes itself through excellence in academics, strategic investments in both research and cultural facilities and initiatives and a commitment to the success of every student. Dedicated to preparing students for rewarding careers, lifelong learning and fulfilling lives, Kean offers a broad range of disciplines, the expertise of a diverse and world-savvy faculty and a student-centered learning environment and campus community. The University sits on three adjoining campus sites in Union County, New Jersey covering 180 acres, two miles from Newark Liberty International Airport and thirty minutes from New York City, with an additional location in Ocean County, New Jersey. Kean University also operates a unique, additional location in Wenzhou-China, where development of a full-scale campus is currently underway.