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Staff Associate - Facility Coordinator - Empire State College

Job Description:
SUNY Empire State College, Office of Administration, seeks a full-time Facility Coordinator (State title: Staff Associate) at our Selden, New York location. The Facility Coordinator will report directly to the Senior Director of Facilities and is responsible for the maintenance and operations of the college's Selden location. Additionally, this position provides oversight to contractors and vendors maintaining equipment and building systems, completing projects, or in emergencies. Incumbent also makes recommendations on how to streamline and improve building operations and services.
Responsibilities Include:
Report to Senior Director of Facilities and advise staff on facility matters.
Provide facilities management for the Selden location and its programs.
Direct, execute or oversee maintenance, repairs, renovations, snow removal, grounds and all other facility operations.
Develop a systematic maintenance plan of campus facilities and grounds.
Prioritize work requests and coordinate all internal and external services as required.
Provide general administrative oversight of facilities operations including oversight of contract personnel when performing facilities work.
Responsible for all facility compliance issues including those related to building codes, environmental health and safety, and applicable laws and ordinances.
Investigates staff complaints of issues affecting health, comfort, and safety.
Responsible for the facilities budget and purchase programs, justifying expenses and monitoring accounts.
Work with outside agencies whenever the latter provides oversight or services to the facility.
Incorporate energy saving measures and monitor utility conservation at the site.
Maintain relationships with outside vendors to assure current knowledge of equipment availability and ensure that the delivery of materials and equipment happens in a timely manner.
Provide basic safety and security oversight. Monitor door access controls, video surveillance and fire alarm systems and ensure their proper working order.
Perform and log monthly safety inspections of emergency lighting system and fire extinguishers.
Maintain and update crime log.
Answer and respond to emergency calls including nights and weekends.
Occasional travel to other nearby locations to evaluate and assist with facilities needs.
Requirements:
Required Qualifications:
Minimum of 2 years' experience in Facility Management.
Minimum of 2 years' experience in facility maintenance or related field is required.
Demonstrated supervisory experience.
Knowledge of and experience with the New York State Building Codes.
Knowledge of and experience with safety procedures.
Knowledge of and experience with the tools, machinery, equipment and materials of the building trades.
Experience with scheduling work, including determining staff, equipment, and supplies needed.
Experience with reading and interpreting plans, diagrams, architectural blueprints and specifications for building repairs and renovation projects.
Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
Broad knowledge of construction practices, methods and materials and an understanding of major building systems and how they function.
Proven successful experience in executing maintenance projects.
Strong interpersonal written and oral communication skills.
Computers software proficiency (e-mail, MS office software as well as project scheduling).
Basic knowledge of automated building controls, security systems and video surveillance systems.
Valid New York State driver's license.
Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Architecture, or related field.
5 years of experience in facility maintenance or related field.
Special Information:
May involve occasional travel
VISA sponsorship is not available for this position
Additional Information:
Rank/Salary: $72,000
Empire State College is an EOE employer.
IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE ADA COORDINATOR AT (518) 587-2100, ext. 2240. IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIME AWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY OF OUR CRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY CALLING (518) 587-2100, ext. 2800. IT CAN ALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINE AT THE SAFETY AND SECURITY WEBSITE AT http://www.esc.edu/safety-security
Application Instructions:
Applications Due By: Applications accepted until position is filled.
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Resume
Cover letter
Name and contact information of three references
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