| Position Summary: The Assistant Director of Facilities and Building Services will oversee all building and facilities maintenance, operations, safety, and capital projects for the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS). Working closely with multiple departments in the University's central Facilities division including, but not limited to, Special Facilities, Building Services, Design and Construction, Operations, and the University Architect, the Assistant Director recommends procedures and best practices for maintenance, repair and capital renewal of SEAS' facilities, grounds, and systems.The Assistant Director works in concert with the University's Office of Environmental Health and Safety and the Department of Public Safety to ensure that building security needs and laboratory, personal, and workplace safety standards are regularly evaluated and maintained.On behalf of the SEAS Dean's Office, the Assistant Director plays a key role in emergency and incident response coordination and serves as a main point of contact and liaison with campus partners and SEAS building occupants.Specific responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:Project Management, Planning and Budgetary Oversight:-Responsible for the regular maintenance and operations of the seven buildings in the Engineering neighborhood (Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, Bowen Hall, Computer Science, EQuad, Friend Center, Hoyt, and Sherrerd Hall); Ensures effective and efficient service delivery by central University service providers; manages and supervises SEAS operational staff (loading dock, machine shop, building manager); ensures that all building-related requests from faculty, staff, and students are properly responded to in a timely fashion; ensures compliance with state, federal, and University regulations, including fire codes, storage of flammable materials, and other related matters;-On behalf of the Director for Administration, Finance and Planning, serves as the deputy point of contact for SEAS capital renewal and renovation projects; secures cost and time estimates and controls cost and time of work performed by internal and external vendors; maintain inventories and contracts for equipment as appropriate;-Responsible for tracking space assignment(s), utilization, and management, including related analyses for SEAS and University;Safety Management-In conjunction with the Director for Administration, Finance and Planning, the Assistant Director serves as safety manager of all SEAS buildings; works with the Director and department/center managers and department safety managers to develop related building policies and procedures for SEAS;-As a primary point of contact for SEAS, participates in regular meetings hosted by Environmental Health & Safety, Office of Design and Construction, and other campus partners as applicable; partners with colleagues across campus to maintain building management best practices and plays a key role in developing such practices for the School's growing facilities portfolio;Campus Outreach and Communications-Takes a proactive stance as an advocate for building occupants and is the main point of contact for both building occupants and University Facilities;-Oversees and supervises electronic (prox) access and the key systems for SEAS buildings;-Plays a leading role in emergency and incident response management requiring on-call availability at night and on weekends; coordinates with campus partners and communicates with building occupants to ensure that issues are addressed and resolved appropriately and in a timely fashion.Other related duties as assigned.|
Essential Qualifications: Position Requires: -Bachelor's Degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management or related
Preferred Qualifications: Preferred: -Master's degree; -Related experience in higher education and/or with a not-for-profit institution; -Solid understanding of the physical needs of research and teaching laboratories, including equipment usage and maintenance;-Thorough understanding of University policies and procedures for purchasing, health and safety, site protection, administrative systems.
Education Required: Other-see essential qualifications