Under the direction of the Vice President for Planning, the Campus Architect (Managing Assistant Director II) is responsible for the planning and design of Kean University’s building exteriors, interior spaces and grounds at its multiple campus locations, including new construction projects, additions and renovations. The Campus Architect develops and implements guidelines, standards, policies and procedures and employs management systems to ensure that all projects are designed and managed in accordance with established codes and federal and state regulations.
Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor’s degree; two years of professional experience in project management including planning, building design and construction; valid license as a Registered Architect in the State of New Jersey; driver’s license valid in the State of New Jersey; and working knowledge of federal and state regulations, building codes, construction practices, inspection requirements and safety regulations is required. Experience in the design of large and small capital projects in higher education is preferred. Work requires physical activity, including the ability to walk long distances both indoors and outside; standing for long periods; the ability to climb stairs, bend and stoop; lifting, pushing or pulling of objects; and driving.
Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Search Committee Chairperson, Office of the Vice President for Planning, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 or email . Candidacy review begins immediately and continues until appointment is made. Official transcripts for all degrees and three current letters of recommendation are required prior to the starting date of employment.
Operating Engineer 1
Under the supervision of the Engineer-in Charge, Chief Operating Engineer and/or Facilities Management, the Operating Engineer I is responsible for the maintenance and operation of various steam plant systems throughout the University campus, including high pressure steam boilers, low pressure steam boilers and related auxiliary equipment; and performs additional duties as required. Operating Engineers may be exposed to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions. Essential job functions include the ability to walk long distances both indoors and outside; standing for long periods; the ability to climb stairs, bend and stoop; lifting, pushing or pulling of objects up to 50 pounds; and driving.
Two (2) years of experience in work involving the operation and repair of heating plants and auxiliary equipment; possession of a Steam Engineer’s License, Third Class (Blue Seal) issued by the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development; and a driver’s license valid in New Jersey is required. Experience in a university/school or hospital setting and strong electrical and plumbing skills preferred.
This is a provisional appointment. The selected candidate must successfully complete an exam administered by the State of New Jersey Civil Service Commission in order to be eligible for a regular appointment.
Please send cover letter and resume to: Office of Human Resources, Recruitment Unit, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 or email . . Candidacy review begins immediately and continues until appointment is made. Official transcripts for all degrees are required prior to appointment.