Responsible for directing a wide range of support functions and all activities relating to building operations, building systems, safety, security, maintenance and services and facility budget control for a variety of FAS Science facilities. The portfolio totals approximately 2,000,000 ft.² and a budget of approximately $50 million.
Manages and oversees all aspects of the building operations to ensure that the highest quality service is provided in support of the teaching and research in the facilities. Develops, manages and monitors $50 million facilities operations budget.
Responsible for multiple building operations staff, mailroom staff and various contractors/vendors including maintenance, security and custodial staff.
Responds to building emergencies and resolves safety/security issues.
Ensures that the proper training, advice, and knowledge are available to the operations staff to keep pace with changing technologies.
Establishes and oversees processes needed for maintenance, emergency repairs, safety program and renovations.
Manages small/medium (100K – 1M) capital projects, including faculty appointments, laboratory fit outs and renovations from concept through close-out.
Responsible for computer-based HVAC, security and fire systems, monitoring safety compliance, coordinating inspections and ensuring compliance with applicable codes and regulations.
Works closely with OPRP and Harvard University Office for Sustainability staff to implement best operations and maintenance practices, and to actively participate in FAS greenhouse gas and energy reduction efforts and goals.
Continually manages and monitors the project and work order systems.
Works with Harvard Environmental Health and Safety to ensure laboratory facilities and engineering control safety systems are optimized to reduce safety risks. Member of University Facilities Safety Committee.
Develops long range maintenance and life-cycle costing plans for building systems.
Acts as a liaison between OPRP, university departments, Cambridge Fire Department personnel, outside vendors and contractors in matters relating to facilities.
All formal written offers will be made by FAS Human Resources.
Salary Grade: 060
Union: 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
Bachelor's degree plus 10+ years of progressive work experience managing facilities OR, in lieu of a degree, at least 12 years of progressive work experience managing facilities.
Supervisory experience required.
Experience with relevant computer tools (MS Excel, Word, Email, Scheduling, Work Order System, HVAC Control systems, Security Access Control systems).
CFM certificate, BA/BS preferred, PE license or other advanced technical training helpful.
Solid knowledge of local, state and federal regulations for operating a high hazard facility in an urban area setting within an educational, research environment.
Experience opening and/or commissioning new or renovated laboratory facilities a plus.
Demonstrated abilities in management, technical skills, strategic planning, and creative problem solving.
Excellent decision making and organizational skills.
Strong written and oral communications skills required.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 47802BR
About Harvard University Faculty of Arts and Sciences
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