Open Positions

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Facilities Manager

the department of materials science and engineering (dmse) is hiring a facilities manager who will manage the operations of varied facilities buildings for the department, including building maintenance, construction and renovation, event support activities, security, and staffing and will serve as the departmental lead for all facilities operations and it maintenance.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Functions**):

  1. Manages operations for all departmental facilities and ensures that 7 day/24 hours/365 days operational coverage is provided.
  2. Manages relationships with multiple MIT support units and liaises the services provided by them, particularly grounds, custodial services, repair and maintenance, HVAC, plumbing, pest control, recycling, electrical, environmental health and safety, fire protection, facilities engineering.
  3. Monitors routine maintenance, space upkeep, emergency repairs, furnishings, moving/storage, capital improvement needs, facility design and construction and environmental health and safety issues of all departmental spaces; relays shutdown and emergency notifications to all affected parties and grants final shutdown approval.
  4. Serves as the departmental representative to the Office of Campus Planning for the improvement or development and master planning of departmental facilities; manages renovations and improvement projects; interacts with internal and external project managers, architects, engineers, construction managers/personnel, and all departmental stakeholders.
  5. Serves as a departmental resource to MIT Police, Environment Health & Safety, Parking & Transportation, and/or other campus services, and manages any support needs accordingly.
  6. Member of DMSE Space Committee: assesses departmental facilities' needs; develops operational and strategic plans with direct impact on DMSE space and usage; defines procedures or systems within the Department with regard to facilities maintenance, IT maintenance, space changes and usage.
  7. Analyzes departmental space usage and other facility data and makes changes and recommendations to facilities usage, staffing, or resources, as warranted. 8. Develops and manages budgets, including monitoring of all expenditures on a monthly basis.
  8. Ensures safety, security, and compliance matters for all events held in DMSE.
  9. Oversees IT consultant and ensures his/her performance as per SLA (Service Level Agreement)/contractual requirements; plans departmental IT technology solutions; ensures preventative maintenance of IT equipment; keeps track of usage and oversees equipment replacements; oversees departmental audiovisual equipment.
  10. Perform other related duties as required.

Supervision Received:

双色球走势图最近17500期receives minimal supervision from the faculty chair of space committee and administrative officer.

Supervision Exercised:

direct supervision of support staff (0.5fte), indirect supervision of a part-time it consultant. general functional supervision of facilities personnel and outside contractors working in the department.

Qualifications & Skills:

bachelor’s degree in facilities management or related field required. minimum 3 years of relevant experience required. in-depth understanding of building systems required. experience with project management required. dealing with building facilities, systems, and construction required. understanding of local building codes and experience with operations and renovations of labs preferred, including an understanding of ehs compliance and lab safety. must be able to effectively interact/communicate with a diverse community: faculty, staff, students, facilities’ staff, architects, engineers, and contractors. ability to manage multiple concurrent tasks. proficiency with computer hardware and standard software programs necessary. must be able to work with minimum to no direction or self-initiate task(s) individually or as a member of a team.

** To comply with regulations by the American with Disabilities Act (ADA), the principal duties in job descriptions must be essential to the job. To identify essential functions, focus on the purpose and the result of the duties rather than the manner in which they are performed. The following definition applies: a job function is essential if removal of that function would fundamentally change the job.