Associate Director Housing & Dining Facilities and Operations
Location: New Brunswick, New Jersey
Internal Number: 211827
Rutgers University- Newark (RU-N), an urban public research university and anchor institution, located in Newark, New Jersey, a city of promise is seeking an Associate Director Housing & Dining Facilities and Operations, Reporting to the Associate Vice Chancellor of Campus Operations and Special Projects, responsible for the administration, implementation, quality and compliance of housing and dining facility operations, maintenance, and custodial services, and contracting.
This position will be responsible for and not limited to the following:
Manages all service contracts and is responsible for compliance with building, fire, safety, and environmental codes
Authorizes all contracting, approves payment, provides oversight and supervision, and final acceptance and commissioning of the functions of the above listed areas
Works in collaboration with the Associate Vice Chancellor and his/her reporting team and other business units across the university, to develop housing and dining operations strategic planning and policy development and meets regularly with campus stakeholders and leadership to review and revise overall campus operations including the plans and budgets renovations, alterations, capital improvement projects and programs as required to support robust and thriving campus life experiences and an outstanding housing and dining operations program
The Rutgers Newark housing program campus consists of 6 residence halls and two historic brownstones which house approximately 2,500 residential students per fall and spring semesters
Minimum Education and Experience:
Requires a Bachelor's degree and/or minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible supervisory and management experience in facilities administration, resource/office management, construction management, and/or project management. Additional experience may be substituted for a degree.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, strong leadership, management ability, creativity, flexibility and initiative are essential.
Working knowledge of current NJ UCC, OSHA, ADA, and Right-to-Know regulations highly desirable
Must be proficient with basic office equipment including PC, Copy machines, Cisco phones, mobile phones, etc.
Must be proficient or able to develop proficiency with the following software packages: Microsoft Office, Blackboard, Maintenance software and basic web technology. May be required to learn additional programming depending upon changing needs of department.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Must be available nights, weekends, and holidays to respond to emergency situations. Respond to all mobile phone calls. Work to be completed in the office.
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.