The Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI) is Stanford University's primary forum for interdisciplinary, policy-oriented research in international affairs. FSI produces scholarship, teaches and trains future leaders and scholars in international studies, and informs and influences policy making around the world.
FSI seeks a Facilities Manager to oversee and be responsible for Encina Hall, a historical building that houses 400+ people, including faculty, researchers, staff and students. Encina Hall encompasses several conference rooms, a state-of-the-art conference center and is embarking on a large structural remodeling project to be completed in 2019.
Reporting to FSIs Associate Director of Operations, the Facilities Manager will oversee and manage a number of pending, large and small scale capital projects, will be the point of contact for all building facilities issues and is responsible for emergency planning and for providing leadership of building emergency response team.
For consideration please submit resume and cover letter. All final candidates must successfully complete a background check.
Note: Not all unique aspects of the job are covered by this job description
Perform specialized, diverse work activities and coordinate solutions, working independently, solely supporting the operations, maintenance, repair, upkeep, inventory tracking, and refurbishing activities related to the physical environment and building systems of the university. This is an individual contributor role.
Serve as property operations / maintenance point of contact for facilities' issues in assigned building(s), unit(s), lab(s); initiate work requests, monitor completion; manage maintenance and renovations budget; coordinate and monitor routine maintenance services completion (trash, utilities, custodial, pest control, long term preservation, inspections, grounds, landscapes, alarms, systems & equipment), suggest metrics, monitor and report related trends; perform condition assessments on appearance, equipment, or troubleshooting (formulated by another group, FSM), analyze results and decide status; identify and establish preventive maintenance plan; coordinate & integrate utility usage/optimization (monitor usage, gather info, provide recommendations, follow-up, shutdown requirements), analyze data and provide recommendations; coordinate, direct, inspect and approve contract work, third party vendors; identify, recommend & implement building operations & process modifications to the facility for increased productivity and/or cost reduction, manage related budget; coordinate maintenance logistics (to avoid faculty conflicts, events).
Implement facility security programs by developing procedures/practices, distributing keys, providing building access, monitoring access records, assessing security infrastructure needs (security cameras, interlocks, alarms); and assessing and changing access schedules.
Complete project coordination by: performing the assigned tasks within department projects; acting as a project coordinator/liaison; and overseeing and executing projects (limited to small, local projects), including their organization, scheduling, budgeting, and implementation.
Serve as safety management coordinator by: correcting identified safety issues, performing root cause analysis, identifying and tracking corrective actions; tracking chemical inventory, disposal, hazardous waste; developing, coordinating, evaluating and ensuring compliance with disposal procedures in laboratory settings; developing and conducting safety training and/or new employee facility orientation; and maintaining and participating in emergency preparedness, recovery and business continuity coordination.
Coordinate communications services to provide updates, alerts, notifications to building occupants.
Coordinate space management and planning activities including: analyzing moves for minimal disruption; move coordination; space inventory; space allocation tracking; specifying set-ups; maximizing space utilization; providing input into facilities renewal model; and capital plan implementation (as assigned). Manage and complete bi-annual University space certification.
* - Other duties may also be assigned.
Education & Experience:
Bachelor's degree and five years related, demonstrated facilities management experience, or a combination of education and relevant experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Analytical skills to analyze and track complex space, equipment and financial data.
Interpersonal skills, mature judgment required to interact effectively with a broad range of people, including faculty and vendors, both individually and in groups.
Ability to coordinate and manage multiple projects with competing priorities, meet deadlines and project plans with short- and long-term end dates.
Working knowledge of applications such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project.
Experience working with internal and external vendors and services contracting.
Background knowledge of safe handling and disposal of chemicals and hazardous waste; emergency preparedness plans and their implementation; and property administration specific to PO tracking, receiving, and inventory control.
Knowledge of Lenel, cloud based Office Space software, Oracle BI, Order IT, and Act-On desired.
Occasionally climb (ladders, scaffolds, or other), twist/bend/stoop/squat, reach/work above shoulders, grasp lightly/fine manipulation, use a telephone, writing by hand, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 20 pounds
Rarely kneel/crawl, grasp forcefully, sort/file paperwork or parts, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh >40 pounds.
Ability to obtain and maintain a California Non-commercial Class license and drive day or night.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
Requires 24-hour response availability seven days per week for emergency situations.
May be exposed to noise > 80dB TWA.
May work at heights 4 - 10 ft.
Must comply with the California Vehicle Code and Stanford University requirements when operating university-owned vehicles.
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu .
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