Posting Number: 20141617S Department: Facilities / Public Safety DIST (DEPT) Location: District Office Position Number: 1C0270 Percentage of Full Time: 100% FLSA: Non-Exempt (accrues overtime) Months per Year: 12 If other, please specify: Salary Range: Note: Min Salary: $97,680 (annual) Max Salary: $124,668 (annual) Position Type: Classified Positions
Who We Are: The San Mateo County Community College District is committed to achieving educational equity for all students. As outlined in the Districts Strategic Plan, 'success, equity, and social justice for our students are longstanding goals.' The Districts 'Students First' Strategic Plan is focused on 'Student Success, Equity and Social Justice.' We provide students with a rich and dynamic learning experience that embraces differences - emphasizing collaboration and engaging students in and out of the classroom, encouraging them to realize their goals, and to become global citizens and socially responsible leaders. When you join our San Mateo County Community College District team, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative and equity-focused community that approaches higher education as a matter of social justice that requires broad collaboration among faculty and classified staff, administration, students and community partners.
The College and the District: The San Mateo County Community College District is home to Caada College, College of San Mateo, and Skyline College. All three of our colleges are designated as Hispanic Serving Institutions enrolling approximately 20,000 students each academic year. San Mateo County Community College District has a diverse student population that is a reflection of the communities that it serves. Detailed information about the student population, including data related to student success, can be found on the San Mateo County Community College Districts Educational Services & Planning website.
Who We Want: We value the ability to serve students from a broad range of cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds, genders, abilities and orientations. Therefore, we prioritize applicants who demonstrate they understand the benefits diversity brings to a professional educational community. The successful candidate will be an equity-minded individual committed to collaborating with faculty, classified staff, administration, students and community partners who are also committed to closing equity gaps. The San Mateo County Community College District seeks employees who value mentorship and working in a collegial, collaborative environment, guided by a commitment to helping all students achieve their educational goals.
The Position: Under the direction of the Energy and Sustainability Manager, the Utility and Sustainability Coordinator will conduct professional work at the District action level. The Utility and Sustainability Coordinator identifies, assesses and implements improvements to utility (gas, electric, water, waste) and sustainability programs for the community college district; monitors and performs analytics and programming as needed for all utilities to include the energy and building management systems for optimization and development of energy conservation measures; coordinates all sustainability, utility, energy efficiency and renewable initiatives; coordinates facilities and capital program activities with other departments and performs other related work as required. Public contact is extensive, primarily involving department and outside staff, vendors, and contractors for the purpose of exchanging information pertaining to project assessment, procedures, materials, and timelines. A high degree of independent judgment and creativity is required to conduct appropriate troubleshooting, and basic commissioning, complete given assignments, and resolve conflicts and challenges that arise. Consequences of errors in judgment can be costly in materials, public relations, and employee time. The Utility and Sustainability Coordinator can direct the work of student assistants and other staff as assigned.
Duties and Responsibilities: The duties below are representative of the duties of the classification and are not intended to cover all of the duties performed by the incumbent(s) of any particular position. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the scope of work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to this classification.
Leads energy efficiency, conservation, and other utility management programs
Performs utility and energy analysis district-wide; defines and recommends energy conservation and sustainability interventions
Partners with Campus Facilities staff and others to address inefficiencies and oversee improvements related to building automation, monitoring, and predictive maintenance management systems
Safely performs energy and sustainability assessments district-wide in collaboration with appropriate stakeholder groups
Develops, supports, and implements projects and programs that build awareness, drive action and prove results toward the District Sustainability Initiative Goals
Facilitates sustainability efforts through partnership and collaboration with internal and external stakeholders
Is a recognized leader in the Districts Utility and Sustainability management practices and programs; initiates, improves, and implements outreach, communications, and awareness strategy on behalf of the sustainability team
Works with architects, engineers, builders, commissioning agents and other departments to institutionalize and enforce the Districts design standards on energy efficiency and sustainability
Works directly with utility (gas, water, electric, waste) providers on issues of energy conservation, load reduction, waste reduction, recycling and sustainability and ensures all incentive programs are being pursued and maximized
Prepares utility, energy efficiency, renewable energy and management grant proposals
Prepares administrative, statistical, analytical and narrative reports as well as makes presentations and recommendations relating to energy efficiency, waste reduction and sustainability programs
Assists with preparation of budgets for utilities and energy operations
Assists with the development of rates that encourage energy efficiency and load management
Assists in the development and promotion of energy awareness, sustainability, and training programs for the college community
Serves and supports ad-hoc and formal committees, task forces and other groups for the purposes of promoting and delivering energy and sustainability program outcomes
Collaborates with and supports fellows and interns working on energy and sustainability projects
Performs other related duties as assigned
A combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in mechanical or electrical engineering, computer science, energy management, or a closely related field
Two years of energy audit or energy management program development and administration experience, with at least one year of experience working with commercial/industrial/educational customers
Demonstrated cultural competence, sensitivity to, and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, ethnic, neurodivergent, and LGBTQIA+ backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff
Physical Requirements: This classification requires sustained physical activity indoors and outdoors with exposure to climate changes, chemicals, odors, and fumes; bending, stooping, kneeling, climbing ladders and stairs; working on elevated platforms; working in confined spaces; pushing, pulling, moving moderate to heavy objects; visual comparison; reading and comprehending written and oral instructions and directions; attention to detail; flexibility; adaptability; manual dexterity; operating electrical and mechanical equipment; good memory; standing for long periods; walking; interacting with individuals and small groups; possession of a valid California Drivers License and the ability to safely drive a motor vehicle in the performance of assigned tasks in order to perform the essential functions.
Equivalence to Minimum Qualifications:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of the principles of energy, construction, and utility management
Knowledge of advanced practices and measures that would apply to commercial, industrial, residential and public customers; principles of heat and heat transfer; general industrial processes involving heating, cooling, and process heat; construction and building lighting and HVAC systems; alternative energy sources; energy storage systems
Knowledge of sustainability leadership and change management practices, methods, and competencies
Knowledge of relevant federal, state, and local rules, regulations, and codes related to energy conservation, climate action, sustainability, and environmental management
Knowledge of utility economics; analytical techniques used in economic analysis; energy auditing and management and energy equipment, products, and services
Knowledge of the safety procedures, terminology, equipment, and supplies applicable to installation, maintenance and repair operations
Knowledge of building operating principles, technologies, and practices
Skill in assessing conditions and standards of building and infrastructure systems, tools, vehicles, and equipment, and completed work
Skill in working cooperatively as part of a customer service team
Skill in reading and comprehending complex instructions, blueprints, and directions
Skill in using a computer, telephone system, radio communication system, and standard office equipment to enter, modify and retrieve data
Skill in setting up, maintaining, and evaluating detailed records, graphs, bar charts
Ability to include, engage and communicate effectively both orally, digitally and in writing with myriad and diverse stakeholders
Ability to utilize independent judgment to perform technical and analytical studies of energy usage and electrical demand
Ability to conduct energy and utility audits; interpret and apply regulations and standards related to cost-saving, performance-enhancing, and other appropriate measures
Certified Energy Manager, Engineer in Training and/or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) accreditation
Energy use analysis experience
Benefits: Benefits include paid holidays, vacation and sick leave. The District pays all or a portion of monthly medical plan premiums (depending on the coverage) and pays all of the monthly dental and vision plan premiums for employees and eligible dependents. Additional paid benefits include life insurance, salary continuance insurance, and an Employee Assistance Program. Classified employees participate in the Public Employees Retirement System, a defined-benefit retirement plan through the State of California. Optional tax-deferred 403(b) and 457 retirement plans are also available.
Open Date: 08/04/2023 First Review Date: 08/25/2023 Close Date: Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions Summary: Required Application Materials All applicants are required to submit:
1. A completed online District application form (go to https://jobs.smccd.edu to complete the application and to apply for this position).
2. A resume that details all relevant education, training, and other work experience.
3. A cover letter of no more than 3 pages that addresses the applicants cultural competence, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, ethnic, neurodivergent, and LGBTQIA+ backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff as well as the applicants qualifications as they relate to the requirements, knowledge, skills, and abilities listed in this announcement.
Candidates for interview will be selected from among those who most closely meet the requirements and knowledge, skills and abilities. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview. As part of the interview process, candidates may be asked to demonstrate job-related knowledge and skills.
For questions related to this posting, please contact: SMCCCD Office of Human Resources 3401 CSM Drive San Mateo, CA 94402 Tel.: (650) 574-6555 Fax: (650) 574-6574 Web Page: www.smccd.edu/hr
Conditions of Employment: Prior to employment, the selected candidate will be required to complete the following:
1. Submit official transcripts (applies to all faculty or educational administrative positions)
2. Submit verifications of prior employment
3. Satisfactory references
4. Successfully being cleared for employment through the background checking process In addition to background checks, the District may review publicly available information about a candidate on the Internet. If a candidate is aware of incorrect or inaccurate information that is available on the Internet, the candidate is welcome to address such an issue with the Office of Human Resources.
5. Present original documents for proof of eligibility to work in the United States
6. Approval of your employment by the SMCCCD Board of Trustees
7. Provide a certificate of Tuberculosis exam for initial employment.
8. Have fingerprints taken by a Live Scan computer (Clearance must be received prior to first day of employment). Please note that the California Education Code requires, in part, that community college districts shall not employ or retain in employment persons in public school service who have been convicted of certain felonies, a misdemeanor drug charge (including alcohol offenses) or misdemeanor moral turpitude (sexual offense) crime. However, consideration may be given to those whose drug convictions occurred more than five years ago. A conviction for other crimes may not necessarily disqualify you from the job for which you may be applying.
EEO Statement: The San Mateo County Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks to employ individuals who represent the rich diversity of cultures, language groups, and abilities of its surrounding communities.
Accommodations: Applicants who have disabilities may request that special accommodations be made in order to complete the selection process. Accommodation requests and a copy of the Americans with Disabilities Act applicant procedures can be made by completing our: Applicant Reasonable Accommodation Request Form
Annual Security Report: San Mateo County Community College Districts (SMCCCD) 2022 Annual Security Report (ASR), required by the Clery Act, includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings owned or controlled by SMCCCD; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from SMCCCD. Our 2022 Annual Security Report also outlines various campus safety and security policies, such as those concerning crime reporting, prevention and response to sexual and gender violence, alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, emergency response and evacuation procedures, and other matters. The 2022 Annual Security Report also includes important tips to help every member of the community remain safe and avoid becoming a victim of crime. The 2022 Annual Security Report is now available. You can also obtain a copy of this report by contacting the Department of Public Safety at the District Office or any of the three Campuses (650) 738-7000. The report includes information about criminal activity on our campuses, emergency procedures and resources.
San Mateo County Community College District is committed to achieving educational equity for all students. As outlined in the District’s Strategic Plan, “success, equity, and social justice for our students are longstanding goals.” The District’s “Students First” Strategic Plan is focused on “Student Success, Equity and Social Justice.”