Posting Summary: Tennessee State University is a public university and Historically Black College University (HBCU) committed to excellence. Our Nashville home offers two locations the 500-acre main campus nestles in a beautiful residential neighborhood along the Cumberland River, and the downtown Avon Williams campus sits near the center of Nashville's business and government district. The University, offers 38 undergraduate degrees, 24 graduate degree, 2 associate degrees and 7 doctoral degrees which all employees can obtain free of charge; founded in 1912 after its organization in 1909 as the Agricultural and Industrial State Normal School. Facilities Management is a Proactive, Responsive, Innovative, Dedicated, Enthusiastic organization. The successful candidate should have completed a HVAC technical course from an accredited school or equivalent.
Job Summary: This position leads, guides and directs the Maintenance Group of the Facilities Management department to perform all maintenance, repair, emergency response, work planning and scheduling, logistics support, training and operations management to keep all facilities and infrastructure of all campuses of Tennessee State University fully operational and capable of supporting the mission of the University. Directly supervises seven managers with a work force of approximately 60 full and part time employees, managing a budget of over $4 million annually, including salaries. Additionally, trains, organizes, manages and controls the operations work force correcting facility deficiencies and infrastructure failures, as well as builds programs to prevent such failures and deficiencies. This position participates in project designs ensuring that they are reliable, serviceable and sustainable.
Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities 1. Supervises the day-to-day work of the Facilities Ops Managers 2. Ensures that the work is planned, scheduled and implemented fulfilling the needs of the University, by meeting the parameters that are established 3. Creates and assigns goals, monitors performance, identifies areas of improvement, developing plans and programs that will enhance the areas effected 4. Oversees the infrastructures systems such as the electrical distribution system, steam generation and distribution system, chilled water system, ensuring that they are frequently assessed, evaluated, and analyzed 5. Creates work programs that will maintain reliability and optimal performance 6. Directs, guides and controls the University wide energy conservation programs 7. Oversees the analysis of energy consumption, rates, and billing processes are analyzed for accuracy 8. Identifies energy conservation opportunities that reduce costs through analyzing rates and billing structures 9. Manages the operations and maintenance budget of approximately million 10. Performs other related duties as assigned
Internal Number: 220_55745
About Tennessee State University
Tennessee State University is committed to excellence and has been consistently listed in the U.S. News & World Report’s “Guide to America’s Best Colleges” for more than a decade. Founded in 1912, TSU is a comprehensive, urban, co-educational, land-grant institution in Nashville, Tennessee. The university has been served by seven presidents, including Dr. Glenda Baskin Glover, who is currently serving as our eighth president.TWO CAMPUSESOur Nashville home offers two locations—the 500-acre main campus nestles in a beautiful residential neighborhood along the Cumberland River, and the downtown Avon Williams campus sits near the center of Nashville’s business and government district.