The Museum Facilities portfolio includes the Museum Complex and 4 other buildings housing numerous academic departments including lab spaces, collections, libraries and museums, some of which are open to the public. The portfolio totals approximately 380,000 Square Feet and a budget of approximately $4.5 million. The Building Manager is responsible for managing a wide range of support functions and all activities relating to building operations, Museum security, building systems, safety, maintenance and services and facility budget control.
Manages and oversees all day-to-day aspects of the building operations to ensure that the highest quality service is provided in support of the Museum facilities complex and associated buildings.
Works closely with security and alarm vendors to ensure best practices for Museum security.
Continually reviews security and facility needs for portfolio, working closely with Museum Management and Exhibits Staff.
Supervise various contractors/vendors including maintenance, security and custodial staff as assigned by supervisor.
Responsible during Museum complex building emergencies, renovations and for security issues.
Assists supervisor to establish and oversee processes needed for maintenance, emergency repairs, safety program and renovations.
Daily review of Building Maintenance System (BMS) HVAC, security and fire systems, monitors safety compliance, coordinates inspections and ensures compliance with codes and regulations.
Analyze, plan, schedule & manage multiple projects and renovations, including small – mid size capital projects.
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 for the Museum facilities complex.
Continually manages and monitors the project and work order systems.
Works with Harvard Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) and Museum complex Safety Officer to ensure facilities and engineering control safety systems are optimized to reduce safety risks.
May act as a liaison between Museum facilities complex and various university departments including Harvard University Police Department HUPD, Cambridge Fire Department personnel, outside vendors and contractors in matters relating to facilities.
During emergency situations and severe inclement weather this position is designated as essential and critical to the operations of the FAS.
IMPORTANT NOTE: To be considered for this position, applicants must submit a cover letter and resume.
All formal written offers will be made by FAS Human Resources.
Salary Grade: 057
Union: 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
8+ years of increasing responsibility in facilities management and building systems security including vendor and/or staff supervision experience.
Advanced education and/or technical training beyond high school.
Professional, with ability to communicate effectively with faculty and senior administrators.
Experience managing technically sophisticated research science and lab facilities.
Diplomacy, negotiation and consensus-building skills.
Solid knowledge of local, state and federal regulations for operating a research, science/lab facility in an urban area setting within an educational, research oriented environment needed.
Strong computer and data analysis skills.
CFM certificate, BA/BS helpful.
Familiarity with Siemens BMS and Security Systems.
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: 53579BR
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