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The Department of Human Resources is committed to attracting and retaining a highly qualified workforce to support the College’s mission of providing high quality, relevant and varied educational programs for the intellectual, cultural and personal growth of all members of our community.

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Title: Executive Director, Operations and Plant Management - Leadership Opportunity
Due Date:
Location: Paramus

The Executive Director, Operations and Plant Management is responsible for planning, organizing, coordinating, directing and controlling all Physical Plant functions.  Responsible for all physical facilities; physical plant budget; supervision of physical plant personnel, supervision of new construction and remodeling of facilities; repair and maintenance, housekeeping and supporting services of facilities; and systematic inspection, planning, and accomplishing repairs to facilities, equipment and grounds.  Evaluates needs for the buildings and grounds on an ongoing basis and provides biannual reports on site conditions and plant facilities; develops the site and facilities operations plans, identifies performance objectives and oversees the execution of the work.  Schedules and coordinates capital and land improvements, repairs and renovations and operations of effective control systems.  Provides technical expertise and guidance to all key stakeholders as needed; interprets design and engineering data and ensures adherence to safety standards and required code compliance.  Manages the overall operations of the Physical Plant Department, including: the performance of maintenance and custodial tasks; purchase and distribution of utilities; design and construction of renovations; administration of contracts for new facilities. Insures proper upkeep of facilities to include heating, ventilation, lighting, cleanliness, sanitation, general appearance of buildings and grounds, snow removal, and emergency situations affecting the campus. Supervise the negotiation and bids for construction and renovation contracts; and administer such contracts.  Maintains liaison with architects, engineers and contractors/ subcontractors engaged in plant expansion, renovation, or other major projects. Acts as principal point of contact in such efforts to insure the interests of Bergen Community College are protected.  Maintains the repository for all plant blueprints and drawings. Maintains central key controls for the plant. Updates floor plans to show physical changes. Assists the Vice President of Facilities Planning, Operations and Public Safety in the maintenance of adequate fire, safety, security, insurance, health, and other related campus programs.


Required:  Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Architecture or Construction Management required; Master’s Degree in related field preferred.  Minimum of 5 years of experience in facilities management with managerial experience.  Must possess the ability to effectively influence internal and external stakeholders and build relationships.  Ability to plan, organize, coordinate, direct, and control all aspects of physical plant activities.  Ability to work with management systems and variety of skilled/unskilled, professional, administrative, and industry personnel.   Basic knowledge of office administration, plant management, reporting, budgeting and control, and business operations. Knowledge of terms, nature of related trades, blueprints, buildings, grounds, equipment, housekeeping, construction, repair, maintenance, purchasing, inventory control, fire, safety management, BOCA & OSHA codes, and related matters in higher education.   Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to express ideas effectively orally and in writing. Has basic proficiency in the use of the Microsoft Office suite.   Willingness to seek training.  Willingness to be accessible and available at the College in time and presence to insure proper management and operation of plant activities. 

Salary: Please include salary requirements with application documents.
Contact: Applications will be accepted until position is filled. All interested candidates should send a letter of intent (including the job code EXEC DIR-OPS) curriculum vitae, transcripts, salary requirements, and three professional references with current contact information.  Send materials by email with the appropriate job code in the subject line to [email protected].