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Space Planning, Management, and Analysis
Work closely with the CoE Facilities Director on master planning initiatives. Contribute to the planning and scope development of both major projects and annual activities of the Facilities Management Office (FMO).
Oversee CoE’s space request review process and advise engineering leadership on departmental requests for space with consideration of financial implications, existing occupancy, and alignment with strategic facilities master plan. Develop, maintain, and track all CoE Space Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) that document space agreements. Work with the Medical School space unit on tracking CoE space and producing desired reports.
Coordinate departmental training for, and ensure completion of, the UM annual space survey and CoE quarterly occupancy updates. Prepare final submission after ensuring the data is complete and accurate.
Maintain and analyze data for CoE physical space, including annual reports on internal and external (leased space) space usage to the college leadership.
Administer Geographical Information System (GIS) and data warehouse access for all CoE users.
Energy Management Coordination
Analyze college wide utility usage and coordinate with UM Energy Management to identify and implement Energy Conservation Measures (ECMs) aimed at reducing energy use. Identify and integrate energy-saving practices into planned renovation projects where appropriate. Prepare energy use reports for leadership and CoE constituents. Advise CoE departments on how to reduce energy use.
Coordinate CoE HVAC fan scheduling, behavioral initiatives, and building mechanical system investigations with departmental personnel and UM Energy Management.
Act as CoE subject matter expert on energy management initiatives, including but not limited to potential carbon neutrality effort
Construction Project Coordination
Plan, organize and/or coordinate assigned renovation, construction and maintenance projects for all CoE buildings. Review and comment on schematic design, design development and construction documents to ensure the documents meet the occupant objectives and CoE standards. Act as liaison between departmental representatives and UM project managers during the construction stage to ensure project scope, budget, and schedule requirements are met.
Participate in ad hoc projects as needed as part of a committee or solely. Past examples of one-off projects include the creation of the CoE Strategic Facilities Master Plan, staff engagement programming, and a review of the CoE facilities management operating model.
Serve as one of the CoE representatives on the UM Facilities Users Network (FUN) executive committee. Eventual goal is to serve as the FUN Chair for a one year term.
Work with the CoE department facility representatives to ensure a unified approach in dealing with UM entities, e.g; EHS, Building Services, Construction Services, AEC, Maintenance, etc.
Assist the CoE Facilities Director with the overall planning and operations of the FMO including both administrative and facility management responsibilities.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent with 3-5 years of progressively responsible engineering, project management, facility management, and/or construction project management work in an academic environment; strong analytical and project management skills.
Demonstrated ability to effectively problem solve and manage a variety of complex projects and initiatives independently and with minimal direction or supervision, with sensitivities to performing work in an academic environment and with complete understanding of requirements and constraints inherent in academic facilities operations environment.
Demonstrated ability to develop and create ideas, processes and approaches; uses analysis and critical thinking skills to solve problems; ensures that decisions are aligned with articulated strategic directions of management.
Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to deliver presentations tailored to the level and type of audience.
Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment and maintain confidentiality.
Excellent organizational, prioritization and attention to detail skill sets.
Ability to interact effectively and professionally with faculty, staff, students, and the public.
Proven ability to work successfully under pressure, to prioritize multiple tasks, schedule work, and meet commitments.
Proven ability to foster a strong, cohesive team environment and work in a fast-paced, high performing workplace where deadlines are critical and both internal and external customers are demanding.
Computer competency in software applications for word-processing, spreadsheets, database and data retrieval programs in a file-server environment.
Must have the abilities to walk, stand for extended periods; the ability to stoop, kneel, the ability to climb ladders, access difficult, tight spaces, work at heights, and work in outdoor locations involving temperature extremes.
Knowledge of U-M and CoE facilities-related policies and procedures; U-M Facility Management system (FMS), U-M Financials & Physical Resources system including space analysis
General knowledge of building mechanical and electrical systems and applicable codes
College/university or multi-building facility management and planning experience
Knowledge of sustainable building practices and/or systems
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