Fire Protection Manager

Albany, New York - Posted on: Thursday 04/10/14


Under the Direction of the Director of Physical Plant, the Fire Protection Manager will be chiefly responsible for administering University-wide fire inspection duties for compliance with the Uniform Fire Protection and Building Code.  This position manages ongoing efforts to maintain fire protection and life safety systems according to applicable codes and standards and also develops and presents fire and life safety education programs to students, faculty, and staff.  The Fire Protection manager will perform field-level inspection and oversight duties as well as supervise a team of trade employees, and part-time staff as needed, in fulfilling his/her responsibilities.  The individual will be primary liaison and provide day-to-day coordination with the NYS Office of Fire Prevention and Control and other external regulatory agencies.  Responsibilities will include the effective organization and maintenance of all fire inspection and compliance records; preparation and submittal of all regulatory reports, as required; support of the Higher Education Opportunity Act; and implementation and oversight of fire protection work by external agents. The individual must be computer-proficient, able to utilize a computerized maintenance management system for the tracking, recording, and monitoring compliance and work duties. The candidate must demonstrate their ability to work in a culturally diverse community and team-oriented environment.



- Bachelor’s degree from a college or university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education or an internationally  recognized accrediting organization - Minimum of two years of increasing responsible administrative and supervisory experience in the area of fire and life safety  systems - Certification with NICET II Fire Alarm Systems or the ability to sit for the NICET II exam and be certified by December 2014 - Strong organizational, decision making, and written and oral communication skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously - Must be computer-proficient and able to utilize a computerized maintenance management system and Microsoft Office - Applicants must address in their application their ability to work with a culturally diverse population.


- Successful certification as a NYS-certified Code Enforcement Official - National certification as a Fire and Life Safety Educator I - Prior experience working in a unionized environment in a similar role in a large university or college setting

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