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Rowan University is a Carnegie-classified Doctoral University (Moderate Research Activity) with approximately 17,300 students. Its main campus is located in Glassboro, N.J., 20 miles southeast of Philadelphia, with additional campuses in Camden and Stratford. The University comprises seven academic colleges and five schools—the William G. Rohrer College of Business; the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering; the Colleges of Communication and Creative Arts, Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, Performing Arts, and Science and Mathematics; the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University; the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine; the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences; the School of Health Professions; and the School of Earth and Environment—with an Honors College that spans across disciplines. Rowan is one of two public universities in the country to offer M.D. and D.O. medical degree programs. The institution is also home to the South Jersey Technology Park, which fosters the translation of applied research into commercial products and processes. Rowan has been recognized as one of the top 100 public universities in the nation and is ranked third among public institutions in the North by U.S. News & World Report.

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Central Utility Plant Manager

Apply now Job no: 492859
Work type: Regular full time
Location: Glassboro, New Jersey
Categories: Managerial


General Responsibilities include:

  • Daily oversight of Central Utility Plant 24/7 operations consisting of 10 employees, three (3) water tube boilers, (2) cogenerations units with heat recovery steam generators, three (3) chillers, and all ancillary equipment to meet the campus district energy needs.
  • Responsible for managing the Plants department budget.
  • Responsible for the oversite and management of underground utility distribution including: 4160V power, 12,470V power, 150 psi steam, and chilled water distribution.
  • Responsible for the oversite and management of power substations and exterior distribution gear at building service locations.
  • Responsible for Title V Air Permit associated with campus emissions.
  • Responsible for bidding and directing all service contract awards associated with Rowan’s comprehensive energy program.
  • Assist in procuring, managing, and commodity delivery of natural gas and electricity for all Rowan assets (Glassboro, SOM, and CMSRU).
  • Manage peak load contribution to minimize electricity costs.
  • Ensure energy waste is avoided and campus comfort maintained.
  • Maintain campus energy system as built documentation in AutoCAD. This includes site plans and one-line diagrams for power, steam, and chilled water.
  • Work closely with Division colleagues for the development of new construction and or renovations to support MEP system designs.
  • Be available for occasional emergencies that may arise due to severe weather, equipment failure or system outages.
  • Maintain campus design standards, relating to energy management, for use in capital projects as well as renewal tasks to ensure uniformity and performance where possible.
  • Review and comment on hired design professional deliverables associated with MEP design tasks.



Bachelor’s degree.

Five years of experience in energy plant operations.

Excellent troubleshooting skills

Broad technical knowledge

Experience managing others including setting goals and seeing that they are met.

Excellent communication skills


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If you would like to receive a hard copy of the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report which contains this information, you can stop by the Department of Public Safety Office, located at Bole Hall Annex, 201 Mullica Hill Road, Glassboro, NJ 08028 or you can request that a copy be mailed to you by calling (856) 256-4562 or 4506. The report contains information regarding campus security and personal safety including topics such as: crime prevention, public safety authority, crime reporting policies, fire safety, disciplinary procedures and other matters of importance related to security on campus. The report also contains information about fire statistics in Rowan University Residential Facilities and crime statistics for the three previous calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. This information is required by federal law, Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act or "Clery Act" and is provided by the Rowan University Department of Public Safety.

All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations.