Announcement is hereby made for a full-time,
12-month Assistant Director of Plant Operations position
beginning immediately on the Ammerman Campus in Selden.
Suffolk County Community College is an open admissions institution
committed to serving a diverse student population in a variety of
degree and career programs.
This is a Guild (Unit 4) position, and, as such, the salary and
benefits for this position are determined according to the salary
and benefits plan for the Guild of Administrative
The Assistant Director of Plant Operations reports to the Campus
Director of Plant Operations and is primarily responsible for
supervision of the grounds, auto and mechanical staff, the
oversight of building systems, preventive maintenance and
- Supervises, schedules and assigns work to various skilled
tradesmen and laborers performing building maintenance and repair
and grounds maintenance work; inspects work in progress and
completed work for compliance with specifications and work
- Maintains records including work orders, equipment, and supply
records, and employee records.
- Provides training and on-the-job guidance and assistance on the
proper methods, techniques, tools and equipment and safety
precautions to be observed by staff involved in construction,
renovation, repair and maintenance of buildings and grounds.
- Conducts inspections of buildings and grounds to determine
and estimate costs of repairs and maintenance needed.
- Receives emergency maintenance calls; conducts on-site review
of the emergency; establishes work priorities and assigns employees
to accomplish necessary repairs. Has on-call hours.
- Be a first supervisory responder and escalates issues as
necessary to the Campus Director of Plant Operations.
- Prepares budgets and purchase requests and ensures budgetary
- Works with faculty, student and campus administrative
committees to facilitate campus programs. This could include
serving on appropriate campus and/or college committees.
- Assists with the planning and implementation or arrangements
for special programs for business, industry and local community
- Performs other related duties as assigned by the Campus
Director of Plant Operations. This position requires flexible
hours with some weekend supervision.
An Associate degree or 60 credits toward degree, and 10 years in
a leadership position overseeing mechanical maintenance and/or
ground operations with at least 3 years of experience in the daily
maintenance of a large complex facility is required.
OR In lieu of an Associate degree, at least
15 years in a leadership position overseeing mechanical maintenance
and/or ground operations with at least 3 years of experience in the
daily maintenance of a large complex facility is required.
Must be able to prioritize and lead work on multiple
projects. Candidate must have strong communication, computer,
and analytical skills.
Previous maintenance experience in an educational environment.
Union experience is strongly preferred.
Special Notes: This position has been deemed
essential for the operation of the college. As such, this incumbent
will be required to report to work and schedule adequate staffing
in the event of: inclement weather, maintenance emergencies, and
unplanned events that may impede the standard operations of the
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Suffolk County Community College
offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical,
dental and vision, vacation days, deferred compensation and a
defined benefit plan.
Salary will be determined according to placement on the
management salary scale negotiated by the Guild of Administrative
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