The University of Rochester was founded in 1850 as a Baptist-sponsored institution and had its first home at the United States Hotel in downtown Rochester.
The University consists of 187 buildings with more than 12 million gross square feet and 655 total acres, including University of Rochester Medical Center, Eastman School of Music, Memorial Art Gallery, School of Arts and Sciences and the Hajim School of Engineering & Applied Sciences, School of Medicine and Dentistry, Warner Graduate School of Engineering, Simon Business School and several specialized educational sites on the University of Rochester campus. There are over 10,000 students, 27,000 faculty and staff, and 846 licensed hospital beds.
The Director of Central Utilities and Energy Management will have overall responsibility for the business and success of central plant operations and utility system distribution. The Director will be fully accountable for meeting volume and operating plan objectives while leading the development and implementation of strategic planning objectives for the Central Utilities plant and the Energy Operations Group (EOG). In addition, this individual will direct the Energy Management program, including central automated monitoring and control.
As the primary representative to customers, community and business leaders, and regulatory agencies, the Director will have full operational accountability and will be responsible for the Central Utilities plant financial performance. The Director will provide a strategic vision for the utilities functions for all University owned facilities and lead the implementation of efficiency improvement projects for University facilities and overall operations.