Assistant Director

University of Texas at El Paso

Assistant Director

Job ID 6695
Location El Paso, TX
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Regular/Temporary Regular

FLSA Status

Posting End Date
Open until filled.

Salary commensurate with education and experience.

Hours per Week
40.00 Standard from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Hiring Department
Facilities Services

Required Application Materials
A cover letter, a resume, and a list of 3 professional references is required in order to apply.

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Purpose of Position
This position is responsible for the development, design, operation, and maintenance of campus utility systems, HVAC systems, Central Plant, and Satellite ”North” Plant. Responsible for the daily operational processes and support of all aspects of facilities and utility services, including procurement, compliance, billing, and maintenance. Business plan development and support of campus sustainability initiatives. Directs, coordinates, and exercises functional authority for planning, controlling, and completing projects within the facilities maintenance shops. Manages employees of assigned areas.

Essential Functions
Serve as the main contact for customer support for the campus. Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of assigned employees. Plan, assign, and review work of staff to ensure that group objectives are met. Hire, train, develop, and manage staff to ensure that a qualified staff of engineers and technicians exists to meet group objectives. Provide technical expertise in the oversight and management of the operations, maintenance, and support of facilities and infrastructure—implementation of initiatives per University procedures. Prepare recommendations and annual reports that include quantitative improvements in maintenance and operations strategies, equipment procurement and installation, energy optimization, oversight of the commissioning process on new construction and major renovation projects, and monitoring facilities and system performance. Prepare projects to be submitted to the U.S. Department of Energy and/or State Energy Conservation Office for grants or funding relating to energy conservation projects. Responsible for managing and overseeing the utility budgets, energy and water reports, water and energy conservation plan, agreements with utility service providers and energy agencies. Complies with all State and University policies.

Marginal/Incidental functions: Other related functions as assigned.

Required Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university within area of assigned responsibility; and five to seven years related experience and training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must possess a valid driver’s license issued by the State where the applicant resides and must be insurable as defined in the UT System Policy UTS157.

Preferred Qualifications
Master’s Degree in engineering and experience in design and operation of mechanical systems for utilities and facilities. Certified Energy Manager. MBA. Professional certifications, licenses, or affiliations within the area of assigned responsibility. Bilingual (English/Spanish).

Working Conditions
May work in all weather conditions. May work in extreme temperatures. May work around standard office conditions. Certified Energy Manager certification. May work around chemicals. May work around electrical and mechanical hazards. Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation. Use of manual dexterity. Climbing of stairs. Climbing of ladders. Lifting and moving.

EO/AA Statement
The University of Texas at El Paso is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or sexual orientation and gender in employment or the provision of services in accordance with state and federal law. Discrimination on the basis of sex includes an employee’s or prospective employee’s right to be free from sexual harassment under Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of 1972.

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