The Facility Services Departments, consisting of Campus Events, Custodial Services, Facility Maintenance and Grounds Services supports the mission of Albright College by maintaining and enhancing buildings, grounds and infrastructure in a cost-effective, safe and environmentally responsible manner. We exist to provide and improve facilities and related services for our customers – the students, faculty, staff and visitors – in support of the college’s mission and strategic plan.
Facility Services promises to:
- Deliver high standards of integrity and adhere to ethical behavior
- Provide a friendly voice at the other end of the phone
- Resolve problems quickly and professionally
- To be flexible
- To listen to customer needs and concerns
- Promote professional customer service
- Find environmental solutions that promote a healthy campus environment
- To deliver the right people with the right skills at the right time
- To maintain the campus buildings and grounds in a code compliant way to provide a safe learning environment for our students and a safe working environment for our staff
Chuck Murphy, Director of Facility Services and Operations
Responsible for the overall management of the campus facilities, including Facility Maintenance, Grounds, Custodial, and Environmental Health and Safety. Holds managers responsible for operations of departments, ensures department managers monitor operating performance and takes corrective action if necessary. Also responsible for long term facility planning. Provide leadership to construction projects on campus.
Rick O’Leary, Assistant Director
Responsible for managing all incoming Work order requests through School Dude. Responsible for managing the daily operations of Maintenance & Grounds Departments. Plans, implements and manages the activities of the Facility Maintenance Department. Trains, instructs and assigns work so as to effectively direct the activities of the Facility Maintenance employees; Assures systems and buildings function in a safe manner and provide comfort for students, employees and visitors. Directs routine Grounds Maintenance procedures, landscape projects, sports turf management, trash and recycling, road and sidewalk repair, and snow removal programs.
Rich Koller, Custodial Manager
Responsible for Environmental Service workers assigned to the College operations. Coordinates housekeeping and cleaning services with other facilities departments as well as various divisions within the College. Leads Environmental Services Department team members in pursuit of college mission and the goals of the respective department. Assists other facilities departments as required and appropriate. Responsible for the overall operation of the Custodial and Campus events Setups Departments, including the planning, organizing, development, direction and coordination of all Custodial and Campus Event employees. Responsible for maintaining excellent customer service and a high degree of coordination across both departments.
Michelle Bialek, Customer Service Coordinator
Provides Customer Service responses to all Facilities inquiries. Responsible for daily mailroom functions. Assists with day to day administrative support for Facilities department. Controls Computer Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS) and Work Order requests for facilities department.
Kera Wierzbicki, Environmental Health and Safety Officer
To co-ordinate, support and advise on all aspects with regards to Health, Safety and the Environment. To establish, manage and monitor standards, processes, communications, training and systems to ensure all responsibilities associated with Health and Safety within Albright College are adhered to.
Brad King, Facilities Project Manager
The Facilities Project Manager is responsible for coordinating significant construction projects throughout all phases of the capital construction process; leading and participating in process improvement initiatives within the Facilities department; adhering to the standards of ensuring projects remain on time and within budget; collecting, analyzing, and communicating project data using understandable and usable spreadsheets and reports (e.g. Gantt charts) regarding project advancement with various stakeholders across campus.
The facility maintenance service department is responsible for the maintenance, repairs and or replacement of all electrical, plumbing, heating, ventilation, air conditioning, refrigeration, lighting, roofing, flooring, carpentry, windows, key control, door hardware, and utilities located on College Property.
The department consists of 8 tradesmen and mechanics that work together to keep the college machinery and buildings running smoothly. The tradesmen consist of licensed plumbers, electricians, and HVAC/R mechanics. These individuals take care of major repairs and installations across campus. The mechanics are responsible for responding to calls and diagnosing the problems. The facility maintenance service department also takes care of minor repairs and preventative maintenance issues.
1801 N 12th Street
Reading PA 19612
Phone (610) 921-7899
Fax: (610) 921-7235
Mark Feeney – Maintenance Supervisor
John Young – Locksmith
Cory Matusek – Grounds Supervisor