Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,445 full-time undergraduates and 5,125 graduate and professional students. Ranked 35 among national universities, Boston College has 878 full-time and 1,201 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1.2 billion, and an endowment in excess of $2.8 billion.
The Academic Building Operations Manager will be a key senior member of the Academic Building Operations Management Team and will report to the Executive Director, Research Infrastructure & Operations, in the Office of the Vice Provost for Research (VPR). This individual will be responsible for general building operational needs supporting research and teaching in the Higgins Building, the Integrated Sciences Building, and the Earth and Environmental Sciences Department in the Devlin Building. The main functions of the Academic Building Operations Manager will include Safety and Security, Maintenance, Renovation, Shipping, Receiving, and Equipment Support, and will involve serving as the building Safety Officer and Export Liaison. This position will require staff supervision and management, and may involve service on several committees and working groups. The Academic Building Operations Manager will work together with academic department research, teaching, and administrative staff, and other members of the Office of the Provost/VPR. In addition, this position will serve as liaison to a variety of other operational units including Facilities Management, Planning and Construction, Student Services, Space Management, Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S), Emergency Management, and BCPD.
Full-Time Equivalent Hiring Range: $70,500 to $88,100; salary commensurate with relevant experience.
This position requires a complex set of skills including building systems, and knowledge of basic trades (carpentry, electrical wiring, plumbing, HVAC), research and teaching technologies (including computational resources), safety, security, maintenance, and renovation. 5 years of experience with building operations management, in particular in a scientific research-based environment, and a Bachelor's degree in a STEM discipline required. A post-graduate degree in a STEM discipline is preferred. Documented training in lab safety, including waste management, as well as shipping of dangerous, hazardous, or export controlled goods, preferred. If the position holder does not possess requisite training, this will be expected as a component of continuous professional development activities.
Night/Weekend presence on-site, in particular in response to emergencies, will be occasionally required.
Must be able to lift ~50 pounds.
Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits depending on your job classification eligibility:
Tuition remission for Employees
Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements
Generous Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
Low-Cost Life Insurance
Eligibility for both University-Funded 401k and Employer-Sponsored 403b Retirement Plans
Boston College conducts background checks including education, and verifies COVID-19 vaccination as part of the hiring process.
Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at https://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity .
Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both teaching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation.