Posted: 2-28-14

Moravian College’s Facilities Management, Planning & Construction Office (FMPC) has an immediate opening for a full-time Assistant Director of Plan Operations. As a FMPC administrative team member, responsible for management and execution of all activities related to the overall processes/procedures associated with the operations of the Department within a multi-building, non-profit institution including but not limited to: oversight, training, support and leadership for skilled trades support staff, computerized work order, key control and energy management systems, routine, preventive and unscheduled/emergency maintenance, management/execution of Environmental, Health and Safety and other regulatory requirements and project and contract management and execution through internal and external personnel.This position is a full-time, 12 months, and eligible for full benefits

CLASSIFICATION: Administrative Staff               

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QUALIFICATIONS: A Baccalaureate degree in engineering (mechanical preferred) or an Associate degree in engineering (mechanical preferred) with 5 to 10 years of experience in the construction and/or facility management industries is required.  A demonstrated progressive growth in management and supervisory responsibilities over a 3 to 5 year period including direct supervision and management of skilled trades personnel within an organization associated with facility operations and/or construction industry.  Recent administrative and/or managerial experience in an educational or similar institution preferred.  Above average understanding and skills related to PC-based hardware and software related to facilities management - Microsoft Office, work order, energy management software, etc. A working knowledge of construction, architectural and engineering plans, specifications, building, ADA, fire, safety and environmental codes and a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license. Exemplary organizational and interpersonal skills; strong written and oral communication, analytical and reasoning skills while using a high level of independence and collaboration with appropriate confidentiality. Skills associated with multi-tasking and teamwork in a fast paced, multi-building, service oriented environment and establishing/maintaining relationships with diverse constituencies within an academic community and external constituencies.

Moravian College is located near New York and Philadelphia, which affords easy access to many colleges and universities, as well as other scholarly and cultural resources. As a member of the Lehigh Valley Association of Independent Colleges, Moravian is engaged in a variety of cooperative programs with Lehigh and DeSales Universities, Cedar Crest, Lafayette, and Muhlenberg Colleges.

TO APPLY: If your experience qualifies you for this challenging position, please send a letter of application describing your interest in and qualifications for the position, a resume/ curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references.

Email your qualifications to Please combine cover letter, resume, and references into one (1) electronic document formatted as a PDF file - include 'Assistant Director of Plant Operationsin the email subject line.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until filled. Questions about the position may be directed to extension 610-861-1459.

Moravian College offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package which includes health, life, and disability insurance, pension, generous vacation, and tuition remission.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received.Candidates considered for employment at Moravian College will be asked to complete an employment application. Click on this link to access a printable application with application instructions. EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION LINK

Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary value diversity and encourage individuals from under-represented populations to apply.EOE