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Assistant Director, Operations & Maintenance

Assistant Director, Operations & Maintenance

Job ID 
Einstein/Resnick - Bronx
Posting Date 
Employee Classification 
Facilities Services
Position Type 
Regular Full-Time

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Founded in 1955, the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Einstein) is one of the nation’s premier institutions for medical education, basic research and clinical investigation. A full-time faculty of some 2,000 conducts research, teaches, and delivers health care in every major biomedical specialty. The college has some 730 medical students, 193 Ph.D. students, 106 MD/Ph.D. students and 275 postdoctoral fellows.


Einstein’s major strength, in addition to training physicians and scientists, is its science. During fiscal year 2015, the faculty’s consistently high level of scientific achievement resulted in the awarding of more than $150 million in peer-reviewed grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).


Einstein is part of Montefiore Medicine Academic Health System, an integrated academic delivery system comprising seven campuses, including 8 hospitals, a multi-county ambulatory network, a new state-of-the art “hospital without beds”, a skilled nursing facility, school of nursing, home health agency, and the state’s first freestanding emergency department. As the University Hospital for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore is a premier academic health system, employing Einstein’s clinical faculty and training Einstein’s medical students, over 1,300 residents, 420 allied health students, and 1,600 nursing students annually.


The Albert Einstein College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Einstein seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve.


Supply support to the Director in all endeavors.

Oversee the proper operation and maintenance of the physical plant which serves a 3 million square foot (17 buildings) education and research facility.

Oversee a staff of 50, i.e. Operations Engineers, Maintenance Mechanics, Machinists, Refrigeration Mechanics and Groundskeepers in the proper maintenance of a 3 million square foot facility.

Project annual heat, light and power budget (21 million).

Reconcile all utility, fuel and water bills. Maintain an equipment database for preventive maintenance work order program and issue preventive maintenance work orders.

Update Capex 20-year projection budget (121 million).

Oversee assignment of Capex projects.

Create work schedules for 50 personnel staff (24/7/365).

Interface with City, State and Federal agencies and insurance companies. Oversee the proper operation of a high pressure steam generating plant.

Interview candidates for open positions in Operations and Maintenance.

Address Union issues with Human Resources, as required.


Experience and Educational Background

Minimum requirements: B.S. in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering.

Ten years experience in a Hospital or University setting.


Skills and Competencies -

Stationary Engineering License, Refrigeration Machine Operator’s License, Computer Skills, i.e., Microsoft Office (all aspects).