This is a classified managerial position with four (4) assignment levels. Levels are based upon size of staff and campus:
Under general direction, with wide latitude for the use of independent judgment and initiative, oversees and is responsible for areas such as: cleaning, operating, maintaining, repairing and making improvements to the physical plant and grounds of a campus; the safe and effective operation and maintenance of the campus facilities; reviewing of repair/service requests and making inspections; establishing preventive maintenance plans and standards; the implementation of campus sustainability and energy saving measures; and dealing with outside vendors, contractors, federal, state, local and other entities.
Assists in, or in the absence his/her supervisor, performs higher level administrative assignments and supervision of staff to ensure the safe and effective operation and maintenance of the plant, mechanical equipment and grounds.
Serves as a principal assistant to a higher level college executive in one or more areas, such as the cleaning, operation, maintenance, repair and improvements of the physical plant and grounds of a community or senior college.
Prepares the annual budget for the operation and maintenance of the college buildings and grounds under his/her control.
Directs buildings and grounds staff in all repair, maintenance, and improvements involving major and minor alterations; directs staff in operation of plant, mechanical equipment and grounds.
Trains staff in proper procedures involving equipment operation and safety procedures.
Establishes work standards and procedures.
Evaluates repair and service requests and makes inspections to determine the need for actual and preventive maintenance.
Oversees operation and repair of vehicle fleet.
Plans for the direction the rehabilitation, improvement, and repair work involving alterations to buildings and grounds, such as painting, electrical work, heating, ventilating, and air conditioning plant repairs, plumbing, masonry work, carpentry, gardening, and horticulture work .
Requisitions, distributes and inspects materials, tools and equipment needed for repairs and maintenance.
Reviews finished work, time spent, and material used for assigned projects.
Ensures that waste is properly sorted for recycling or disposal and disposed in the proper manner.
Is responsible for the proper removal of toxic waste under Environmental Health & Safety Office guidelines.
Coordinates proper storage of toxic and flammable materials- allots proper space and containers if necessary.
Assists in making surveys for cost estimates, and checks contractual work in progress for conformance with specifications and blue- prints.
Contracts for maintenance services agreements and ensures adherence to bid specifications; approves payments.
Is responsible for guaranteeing adherence to bid specifications and approving payments.
Prepares bid specification for the performance work by contractors for the rehabilitation, improvement, and repair of buildings and grounds, including areas such as painting, electrical work, heating, ventilating, and air conditioning plant repairs, plumbing, masonry work, carpentry, gardening, and horticulture work.
Develops and oversees preventive maintenance plans and standards.
Plans for and directs the rehabilitation, improvement, and repair work involving alterations to buildings and grounds, such as painting, electrical work, heating, ventilating, and air conditioning plant repairs, plumbing, masonry work, carpentry, gardening, and horticulture work or prepares bid specifications for the performance of such work by contractors.
Guides and oversees the implementation of campus sustainability and energy saving measures.
Acts as a college representative with outside vendors, contractors, federal, state, local and other entities.
Administrative Superintendent Buildings-Grounds
A Baccalaureate degree in a related field of study from an accredited college and four years of related experience of which two years must be progressive full-time managerial/administrative experience dealing with a large staff, in the management and/or operation and maintenance of buildings and grounds such as large hotels, educational complexes, large office buildings, large building or hospital complexes, large gardens or parks; OR
A valid New York State Registration as an architect and 3 years of related experience of which 1 year must be full-time managerial/administrative experience as described in
Internal Number: 22339
About Hunter College (CUNY)
Hunter College, located in the heart of Manhattan, is the largest college in the City University of New York (CUNY) system, one of the oldest public colleges in America, and a national leader in urban public education. More than 23,000 students currently attend Hunter, pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees in more than 170 programs of study. Graduates of Hunter's nationally-renowned professional schools (the School of Education, the Silberman School of Social Work, and the Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing) become the teachers, social workers, nurses and health care professionals who dedicate their lives to serving New York City and the nation. They are the embodiment of the Hunter College motto: Mihi Cura Futuri – "the Care of the Future is Mine". With the myriad opportunities found in New York City, and world-renowned faculty to guide them, Hunter's students embark upon their bright and illustrious futures and begin to achieve their version of the American Dream!