Rider University invites applications for a Director of Facilities Operations who will plan, coordinate and direct daily facilities activities on both campuses including crafts and trades, custodial, grounds and cogeneration plant operations. Individual will also: manage various contracts related to the daily operation; have oversight over the Work Management System and the weekly evaluation of work order status; be responsible for the Preventative Maintenance Program; and work in conjunction with the Executive Director and Vice President for Facilities & University Operations for related services.
The successful candidate must possess a Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Facilities Management, Construction Management or related field along with 10 years of progressive experience in facilities operations with automated work order and building systems at an institution of higher education or similar environment. Individual must also possess: strong communication and leadership skills; the ability to manage in a fast paced and ever changing environment; experience in complex budget preparation and management; knowledge of safety and regulatory issues as they pertain to facilities operations; proven experience with and overseeing a Facilities Work Management System; experience in developing, completing and executing a Preventative Maintenance Program; and a valid driver's license.
A Master's degree in Engineering, Facilities Management, Construction Management or related field and 12 years of progressive experience in facilities operations is preferred.
About Rider University:
The Rider University community is composed of faculty, staff and students from a wide range of cultural backgrounds. Candidates with a demonstrated commitment supportive of the multicultural needs of Rider University and the surrounding community are highly desired.
Rider University has once again been included as one of the nation's best universities by US News & World Report 2019 and remained in the top tier in the Regional Universities – North category at number 35. Additionally, The Princeton Review named Rider among its
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About Rider University
"As a learner-centered University dedicated to the education of the whole student, Rider provides students the intellectual resources and breadth of student life opportunities of a comprehensive university with the personal attention and close student-faculty interactions of a liberal arts college.Through a commitment to high quality teaching, scholarship and experiential opportunities, faculty on both campuses provide undergraduate and graduate students rigorous and relevant programs of study to expand their intellectual, cultural and personal horizons and develop their leadership skills. Our highly regarded programs in the arts, social sciences, sciences, music, business and education challenge students to become active learners who can acquire, interpret, communicate and apply knowledge within and across disciplines to foster the integrative thinking required in a complex and rapidly changing world."