Building Superintendent (North Hudson Campus)


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The Opportunity

This is an exciting time to be a part of the HCCC community. The College recently launched its 2021-24 Strategic Plan, the culmination of which will align with the College’s 50th anniversary in 2024. The College was recognized by the Association of Community College Trustees as the recipient of the 2021 ACCT Northeast Region Equity Award. HCCC has recently been named one of 101 recipients, 1 of only 7 community colleges to be distinguished for the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award, a national honor recognizing U.S. colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion. HCCC’s Culinary Arts Institute was ranked as the #6 Culinary Arts program in the United States by Best Choice Schools.  Most recently, the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) selected HCCC as one of twenty-four colleges nationwide to be named a “2022 Most Promising Place to Work in Community Colleges.”



Hudson County Community College serves one of the most ethnically diverse and densely populated communities in the United States. The College is a vibrant, urban institution of higher education whose mission is to provide its diverse communities with inclusive, high-quality educational programs and services that promote student success and upward social and economic mobility.

More than 90% of HCCC’s students receive scholarships, grants, and loans to finance their education, and the College’s extensive financial aid program helps connect students with the resources they need. To date, the College’s Foundation has raised over $3.5 million for student scholarships, and HCCC ranks first in the state of New Jersey for its award of Community College Opportunity Grant funds. About half of its more than 12,000 credit students identify as Hispanic, and more than 33% of all students were born outside of the U.S. In 2021, HCCC had two students selected from a national applicant pool to receive the prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Foundation’s Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship.

Hudson County Community College has three campuses. The largest campus is located at the heart of Jersey City’s Journal Square, which is approximately 20 minutes from New York City. The College has a North Hudson Campus, located in Union City, New Jersey and an additional location at the Hudson County Schools of Technology in Secaucus, New Jersey. The College offers 70 degree and certificate programs and more than 300-day, evening, and weekend courses throughout its three-campus network.

Hudson County Community College is committed to delivering high-quality educational experiences. HCCC is a member of the Achieving the Dream network of community colleges. Achieving the Dream is a national reform network of high-performing community colleges that are focused on leveraging data-informed best practices to promote equitable outcomes.

HCCC has two campus Libraries that provide welcoming common spaces that encourage exploration, creation, and collaboration between students, faculty, and a broader community.  Our resources include a collection comprised of over 60,000 print and online books, 130 online databases, and approximately 67,000 periodicals (mostly online), nearly 2,000 DVDs, and a number of select streaming videos.  In support of our many English Language Learners, our ESL collection offers a rich array of fiction and non-fiction books categorized by reading level to meet a variety of needs.

The Glen Gabert Library, located on the Journal Square campus, is the home of the Hudson County Community College Archive Collection which offers access to the rich history of HCCC and its impact on Jersey City and the surrounding community.  The North Hudson Campus Library is located at our Union City location. 

The libraries are open seven days a week while offering a variety of digital technologies that offer pathways to learning and content acquisition. Some of the available technologies include Makerspace facilities for podcasting, 3D printing, crafts, and more, a combination of PC and Macintosh computers, scanners, printers, virtual reality headsets, learning hubs, and prayer and meditation rooms.

The College boasts several signature programs, including a nationally recognized Culinary Arts Institute and Nursing Program. The College’s Culinary Arts Institute is one of only three programs in the New York Metropolitan region to hold accreditation from the Accrediting Commission of the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation. The Culinary Arts Institute features state-of-the-art facilities and a hands-on program that prepares students for a range of careers in the hospitality industry. The College recently announced the dedication of the Bloomberg Finance Lab, which provides students with real world experience to prepare them for employment in banks, corporations, and government agencies.

A leader in workforce development, HCCC hosted The Aspen Institute’s Workforce Leadership Academy, which was the first to be offered in partnership with a community college. The Hudson County Workforce Leadership Academy was funded through a combination of public and private donors that included JPMorgan Chase, The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, The W.K. Kellogg Foundation, the County of Hudson, the LeFrak Family, and Mack-Cali.


Department / Division Introduction



Position Summary

Reporting to the Executive Director of Engineering and Operations, and working closely with Maintenance and Custodial Managers, with wide latitude for the exercise of independent judgment, the Building Superintendent is responsible for North Hudson Campus building maintenance including cleaning, operations, maintenance, repairs and improvements to the physical plant and grounds; reviewing and following up on repairs/service work orders and building inspections; establish and follow up on building equipment preventive maintenance schedule; implementation of sustainability and energy saving measures in all building operations; and acting as an HCCC liaison with outside vendors, contractors, federal, state, local and other entities, among other responsibilities.

JOB CLASSIFICATION: Building Superintendent
SALARY: $70,000


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Plans, directs and executes the rehabilitation, improvement, and repair work involving alterations to buildings and grounds such as painting, electrical work, heating, ventilation and air conditioning plant repairs, plumbing, masonry work, carpentry, landscaping.
  2. Requests, distributes and inspects materials, tools and equipment needed for repairs and maintenance.
  3. Evaluates repairs and service requests (Work Orders), makes inspections to determine the need for actual and preventive maintenance, maintains appropriate records of work performed.
  4. Oversees building custodial crew routine operations.
  5. Oversees Campus events set up.
  6. Review finished work, time spent, and material used for assigned project.
  7. Ensure that waste is properly sorted for recycling or disposal and disposed of in a proper manner.
  8. Prepares bid specifications for work to be performed by contractors for the rehabilitation, improvements, and repair of buildings and grounds, including painting, electrical work, heating, ventilation, air conditioning, plumbing, masonry work, carpentry, and landscaping. Develops and oversees preventive maintenance schedule for building equipment.
  9. Implements College sustainability procedures and energy saving measures into building operations.
  10. Act as a College representative with outside contractors; vendors; and federal, state, local and other entities.
  11. Provides support and assistance to the Executive Director of the North Hudson Campus, as needed.
  12. Follows applicable operating and safety regulations required for the operation, repair, and protection of facility operations, buildings, and equipment in strict accordance with federal, state, and local rules, regulations, and ordinances, ensuring adherence to college and industry standards.
  13. Performs standard repair/replacement of components, as appropriate, and non-technical maintenance tasks such as cleaning of heating and cooling fan coil units, adjustment of system controls and replacement of filters, etc.
  14. Makes daily rounds, repairs, and services building physical plant equipment; ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies; promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices.
  15. Other duties may be assigned.


Position Requirements

  • Ability to operate and maintain utility plant equipment.
  • Knowledge of HVAC installation, troubleshooting, repairs, and maintenance.
  • Ability to perform inspections and make necessary adjustments to conform to job specifications.
  • Knowledge of low-pressure boilers, chilled water production units, compressors, turbines, generating units and water systems.
  • Ability to test building systems to ensure compliance with set standards, and log results.
  • Ability to monitor operating conditions by reading meters, gauges, and automatic recording devices.
  • Ability to repair and/or replace building mechanical systems components, including programmable logic controls, control valves, sensors, etc.
  • Ability to perform preventive maintenance according to published guidelines.
  • Working knowledge of refrigerants and refrigerant recovery.
  • Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications.
  • Ability to use hand and power tools applicable to trade; and to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures.
  • This position is considered essential and requires immediate response to emergencies.
  • Ability to lift minimum 50 lbs.
  • Close residency to Campus to ensure timely responses to emergencies.


Education, Experience, Licenses

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required with minimum 3 years of hands-on experience in building maintenance and repair.
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license at the first day of employment.
  • Possession of a valid Black Seal Low Pressure Operator license within 6 months from the first day of employment.
  • Successful completion of certified training in specialized trades is preferred.
  • Successful completion of New Jersey OSHA training preferred.
  • Fluently speak and understand Spanish.



For full consideration please send resume, cover letter, salary expectations, and a list of three professional references to Executive Director of Engineering and Operations, Ilya Ashmyan. Email Address: iashmyanFREEHUDSONCOUNTYCOMMUNITYCOLLEGE.


As a New Jersey First Act Employer, new employees must establish a primary residence in New Jersey within one year unless an exemption applies.

HCCC is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We are committed to ensuring a diverse and inclusive learning and working environment. Decisions on employment are made on the basis of the qualifications of an individual for the particular position being filled. Women, veterans and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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