Staff Associate – Facility Coordinator
Job category: Education
Job Type: Full Time
Selden, New York
Empire State College was established in 1971 by Dr. Ernest Boyer as a distinctive statewide institution focused on innovative and nontraditional teaching and learning.
The college continues its 47-year commitment experimenting with new, flexible, and individualized modes of learning through such practices as mentoring students throughout their academic studies, creating individualized degree plans, valuing learning gained from life and work experience, building professional and social student support communities and creating flexible modes of delivery to meet students’ diverse learning preferences. The college now boast over 84,000 proud and successful alumni and partners while serving appropriately 17,500 students a year who want to expand their personal and professional horizons.
Empire State College is a part of the SUNY System and is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. With headquarters in Saratoga Springs, New York, ESC serves mostly working adults pursuing associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees online and onsite at 35 locations across the state of New York and abroad.
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.
•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.
•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.
•Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Architecture, or related field.
•5 years of experience in facility maintenance or related field.
•May involve occasional travel
•VISA sponsorship is not available for this position
Applications Due by: Applications accepted until position is filled.
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 https://www.esc.edu/safety-security