Facilities Manager

Massachusetts, United States
Wednesday, 4 March 2020
End of advertisement period
Monday, 4 May 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.

FACILITIES MANAGERChemical Engineering, to oversee/support the daily facilities-related needs of the department. Will monitor and drive routine maintenance, space upkeep, emergency repairs, and safety issues for all department spaces; address concerns related to space heating/cooling (HVAC), infrastructure services, pest control, recycling, and chemical and other hazardous substances; oversee custodial services, security, key requests, moving, storage, and furniture needs; relay shutdown and emergency notifications to affected parties and grant final shutdown approval; serve as primary contact for all building systems, contacting other central MIT offices as needed for maintenance, repair, and improvement of these systems and ensuring that work is completed and correct; oversee outside contractors; serve as the department’s representative for space renovations and improvement projects, interacting with project managers, architects, engineers, construction mangers/personnel, and departmental stakeholders; prepare space change/renovation requests; compile/track space use data and develop reports; coordinate, maintain, and resolve security and building management issues; serve as primary contact for all building systems maintenance, repairs, and improvements; and handle related duties/projects as assigned. 

Job Requirements
REQUIRED: at least three years’ relevant experience in a facilities field/environment; bachelor’s degree; ability to effectively interact/communicate with a diverse community of faculty, staff, students, central facilities staff, architects, engineers, and contractors; ability to manage multiple concurrent tasks; proficiency with standard computer software programs; self-motivation; and ability to work both independently and as a team member in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities.  PREFERRED:  experience with and knowledge of building facilities systems and construction/renovation processes; and experience with chemicals and safety protocols for chemical processes, including handling of organic solvents.  Job #18538-8

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.

MIT considers equivalent combinations of experience and education for certain jobs. All candidates who believe they possess equivalent experience and education are encouraged to apply.