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Rowan University - Project Manager PDF Print E-mail


TITLE:        Project Manager

LOCATION:        Facilities, Planning and Construction

SALARY RANGE:     Commensurate With Experience

Close Date:         April 10, 2015

Rowan University is a comprehensive state-designated research institution with approximately 14,000 students. Its main campus is located in Glassboro, N.J., 20-miles southeast of Philadelphia, and it has a branch campus and medical school in Camden and a second medical school in nearby Stratford. Rowan is only the second university in the country to offer M.D. and D.O. medical-degree granting programs. The School of Osteopathic Medicine has a faculty practice plan that serves approximately 200,000 patients throughout Southern New Jersey. The institution is also home to the South Jersey Technology Park, which fosters the translation of applied research into commercial products and processes. Its business incubator also supports that mission. The University boasts seven colleges--Rohrer College of Business and colleges of Communication and Creative Arts, Education, Engineering,  Humanities and Social Sciences, Performing Arts, and Science and Mathematics.
Under the direct supervision of the Assistant Vice President of Administration (AVP) the Project Manager will be responsible for the management of design, engineering, legal aspects, construction, and other professionals employed in the planning, design and construction of capital projects with a focus on educational and academic buildings, new construction and renovations.  Responsible for the administration of financial records, and the development and maintenance of project budgets and reports.  Responsible for the administration and maintenance of all contract documents, daily work reports, correspondence, change order requests, change orders, and related project documentation.  Responsible for verification of work performed and the recommendation for approval and payment of the amounts invoiced on behalf of architects, engineers, attorneys, building contractors, construction managers, and other consultants.  Coordinate the planning, design, engineering, and construction of projects with other representatives in facilities and the campus community.  Coordinate project progress meetings, issue monthly status and financial reports, update construction progress schedules, ensure that proper permits/reviews and zoning ordinances are obtained and adhered to.  Manage and coordinate the activities of the Project Committee for each project.  Manages PM work to assure adherence to departmental processes and procedures associated with the execution of capital projects.  Manages assigned capital program elements to assure execution of projects within established budgets and schedules. Reports on budget and schedule performance of assigned capital projects to University administration.  Performs other duties as assigned.

Experience Requirement:
Project Manager – Minimum requirements are a BA/BS degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Architecture or field related to construction management, or equivalent certificate program may be acceptable.  Experience in new construction and/or renovations in educational and academic buildings.  7 years of experience in the field of educational construction as well as 3-5 years of progressively responsible experience, that includes supervision of building renovations or construction of new facilities and capital budget preparation and administration.  Preference given to individuals with experience in performing as a public sector Owner’s representative.  Personnel management should be well developed.  Proficient in Microsoft Office programs.
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Director of Compliance/Risk Manager PDF Print E-mail


Administrative Services

Position Summary:
Monmouth University is seeking applications for a Director of Compliance/Risk Manager in the Administrative Services department.

The candidate would be expected to: perform work relating to compliance issues related to planning, developing, and coordinating a comprehensive environmental safety and health compliance program to achieve compliance with environmental and safety policies and procedures for the University; proactively address programmatic, training, awareness, investigative, mediation, and other issues both independently and in team effort across campus to ensure equal access and opportunity, and compliance with regard to programs, services and activities for everyone; prepare necessary reports for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and other regulatory agencies; procure and administer the University’s risk management program (Property, General Liability, Educators’ Legal Liability, Auto, Workers’ Compensation, Athletic Insurance and other related insurance coverages).

A full list of job duties is available at

Required Degree, License or Certifications:
Bachelor's degree, Valid Automobile Driver's License in your state of principal residence

Required Skills or Software:
Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills, Must be able to treat confidential and sensitive information appropriately

Required Years of Experience:

Other Requirements:
Knowledge and application of government regulations regarding general and chemical safety and an understanding of federal, state EPA and OSHA regulations and requirements and assorted legal processes. Demonstrated skills in loss control and/or risk management.

Strong management training and counseling skills and ability to work collaboratively with diverse constituents. Understanding of relevant laws and regulations essential. Must demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively with sensitivity and tact and be sensitive to the dynamics of cultural differences.

Experience in policy development and implementation. Experience with local, state and federal regulatory agencies and handling confidential and sensitive issues. Possess (or obtain within 6 months of employment) and maintain US EPA RCRA Hazardous Waste Management/Certification and NICET Level II certification.

Ability to work independently and produce high quality work in an environment where there are multiple projects and pressing and changing priorities and deadlines. Must be willing and able to respond to emergency situations after regular work hours. Must have excellent work history and attendance. Must be able to understand oral and written instructions in English, including MSDS directions, chemical product labels, equipment manuals, work
orders, reports, spreadsheets, etc. as required. Must be able to calculate mathematically.

Must have working knowledge of computers and various software applications, including Microsoft Office. Must use all required safety and personal protective equipment (including respiratory protection). Must be able to work in multi-story buildings without elevators. Must be able to climb ladders and work at heights and in confined spaces as needed. Must perform all work in strict accordance with accepted trade practices, code requirements and all safety and good housekeeping requirements.

Preferred Qualifications:
Relevant advanced degree.

Relevant experience in higher education to include direct involvement in program regulations regarding general and chemical safety and an understanding of federal and state EPA and OSHA

Certification in Industrial Hygiene (CIH) or Certification as a Safety Professional (CSP).

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Posting Date: 03/23/2015
Closing Date: 04/05/2015

Ocean County College - Director of Facilities PDF Print E-mail

OCCOcean County College in Toms River, NJ is accepting online applications for the position of Director of Facilities. Please visit our website at to access information in reference to job responsibilities, qualifications and how to apply.
EOE/AA Employer.

Stockton University - 2 Positions PDF Print E-mail

Assistant Director of Facilities Management & Plant Operations
Two Positions Available, Main Campus-Galloway and Island Campus-Atlantic City

Description: Directly reporting to the Director of Facilities Management & Plant Operations, responsibilities include assisting the management, supervision and maintenance of the College’s Physical Plant, capital equipment and grounds, including management of ongoing and Deferred Maintenance Programs, custodial services, central stores functions, renovations and Capital Renewal and Replacement Projects. Participation in the planning and operational programming of Capital Projects. Maintenance and Physical Plant operational responsibility of Stockton-owned, operated and occupied facilities on and off the main academic campus.  Ensure compliance with federal, state, local and College regulations, procedures and policies related to the physical condition and operation of the College’s buildings, infrastructure and grounds.

Qualifications:  A Bachelor’s degree in the fields of either engineering, architecture and/or relevant management-type programs and 6 to 8 years of progressive responsibility for Plant Management, basic knowledge of electrical and mechanical systems, sewer systems, water distribution systems, storm water and environmental management processes, utility analysis and sustainability initiatives. Relevant experience managing in an environment of labor agreements and trade unions. Knowledge of skilled trades with ability to write technical and administrative proposals.  Excellent written and oral communication skills and understanding of applicable government regulations.  Must have demonstrated management capability, preferably in a Higher Education environment.

Screening of applications begins March 16, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.

Salary: Commensurate with experience
Apply:  Electronic applications are preferred - To apply, submit a letter of application, resume & three (3) professional references for the position of Director of Facilities Management & Plant Operations, Department of Facilities & Construction.  Email documents to: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .   If unable to email, please mail your application to: Position of Director of Facilities Management & Plant Operations, The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, 101 Vera King Farris Drive, Galloway NJ 08205.  Please include the job title and Reference ID #AA373 in the subject line.  All offers of employment are contingent upon a favorable background check.
All applications submitted for this position will be considered for either location.  Applicants may not specify a location when applying for this position.

Stockton University is an equal opportunity institution encouraging a diverse pool of applicants, visit  Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should contact Sharon Hunt, Recruitment Manager, at 609-652-4384.

NJIT - Associate Dir. of Health & Environmental Safety PDF Print E-mail


NJIT seeks an Associate Director of Health & Environmental Safety.  The Associate Director will assist the Director of Environmental Health and Safety by coordinating and administering existing programs in occupational safety, life safety and environmental compliance. The incumbent will be responsible for ensuring that university operations are in compliance with applicable codes and regulations which will include: hazardous, non-hazardous, medical and universal waste streams.  The applicant should have 5 to 7 years of experience in Health, Environmental and Safety management at an academic institution.  Experience with a research university is preferred. CIH or CSP is desirable.  Knowledge of the NJ State Fire Code is required. Experience with emergency management and response is desirable. Applicants should apply on-line NJIT Applicant Site<>

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