Superintendent, Roads & Grounds

Posting Date 01/14/2021 Closing Date 01/28/2021 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration, unofficial transcripts for the required degree (if applicable) must be attached and submitted at the time of application.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the following:

  • Post-offer, satisfactory results of pre-employment background check

  • Post-offer, satisfactory results of pre-employment Drug Screening for employees that are new to the College

  • Post-offer, satisfactory results of pre-employment physical exam in circumstances where the nature of the work renders it appropriate or where Federal law or regulation requires

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Joliet Junior College provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regards to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, gender identity, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, religion, age, results of genetic testing, or service in the military. Equal employment opportunity applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training.

If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please email or call (815) 280-6725.

Advertising Summary

Founded in 1901 as the nation’s first public community college, JJC’s dedication to student learning, community prosperity, and personal growth has influenced generations of students and community partners. Our six campuses and extension centers ensure accessibility and empower 30,000 students annually to improve their lives through the power of education.

Our commitment to our mission drives the change and innovation necessary to meet the evolving needs of our students, employees, and community. Our continued success is drawn from talented, diverse, and committed employees whose knowledge and passion for education create a thriving culture both in and out of the classroom.

JJC supports an inclusive and collaborative environment where everyone can learn, grow, and perform at their best. We invite you to apply your skills and experience in a way that supports excellence and rewards your contributions. Join our family and make JJC your first choice!

The college supports this commitment by providing full-time employees with a comprehensive benefits package for our full-time employees including:

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois (employee & family)

  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

Flexible Spending Account

403(b) and 457(b) option for pre-tax retirement savings
Joliet Junior College Tuition Assistance (employee & family)
Long Term Disability

Life Insurance & a comprehensive leave plan including:

  • Federal holidays

  • Vacation

  • Personal

  • Sick

Job Details

Joliet Junior College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action college supporting diversity.

Application Procedures: “Apply to this Job at”

  • Satisfactory results of a background check

  • Post-offer, pre-employment Drug Screening for employees that are new to the College

  • Post-offer, pre-employment physical exam in circumstances where the nature of the work renders it appropriate or where Federal law or regulation requires

Position Summary

STATUS : Full time
DEPARTMENT : Facility Services
DIVISION : Administrative Services
UNION : Non-union
REPORTS TO: Senior Director of Facility Services
PLACEMENT : Professional Grade S11
Salary is commensurate with experience

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The student population at the college is diverse in ethnicity, gender, language, age and background. Joliet Junior College is an AA/EO employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of its staff.

The Roads and Grounds Superintendent supervises all assigned staff at all college campuses. Manages a comprehensive preventative and scheduled maintenance program(s) for all facilities and equipment; executes the program within budgetary limits. The Superintendent oversees and is accountable for prompt and efficient customer service; utilizes the workforce in a manner within the language of the labor agreement.

1. Plan, organize and schedule the routine and project work for all Roads & Grounds Division personnel at all College facilities and effectively communicate the information to the Director.
2. Assist in the development of a comprehensive roads & grounds management program for all College sites and execute the program within budgetary constraints.
3. Collaborate with other appropriate College personnel, develop and manage a comprehensive Institutional Landscape Management Program.
4. Provide project oversight to contractors and in-house projects as assigned by the Director of Facility Services.
5. Assist in the preparation of the Roads & Grounds Division budget. Manage the inventory for all Roads & Grounds Division supplies, tools and equipment.
6. Assist in the development and execution of a comprehensive Sustainability program.
7. Assist in the development of mandated and other Roads & Grounds Division safety and compliance programs and coordinate the execution of those programs.
8. Plan and coordinate the emergency snow removal activities of the Roads & Grounds Division.
9. Provide adequate training and supervision of all Roads & Grounds Division personnel.
10. Maintain morale of the Division by promptly responding to employee concerns and objectively evaluate the performance of Division personnel and the productivity of the Division.
11. Assist in the monitoring of landscape design/construction projects performed by both outside contractors and in-house personnel as assigned.
12. Serve on committees, participate and represent the Facility Services Department in meetings at various functions.
13. Incorporate Core Values of Respect, Integrity, Collaboration, Humor & Well-Being, Innovation and Quality into day-to-day activities.
14. Perform related duties as assigned.

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