Facilities Manager

Massachusetts, United States
03 May 2020
End of advertisement period
03 Jul 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 MANAGER, Materials Science and Engineering (DMSE), to manage the operations of DMSE buildings, including building maintenance, construction and renovation, event support activities, security, and staffing; and serve as departmental lead for all facilities operations and IT maintenance.  Responsibilities include ensuring 24/7 operational coverage; managing relationships with multiple MIT facilities and environmental health and safety (EHS) support units; monitoring routine maintenance, space upkeep, emergency repairs, furnishings, moving/storage, capital improvements, facility design and construction, and EHS issues; relaying shutdown and emergency notifications; serving as DMSE representative to the Office of Campus Planning for the improvement/development and master planning of DMSE facilities; managing renovation and improvement projects; serving as a departmental resource to a range of campus services/offices; developing operational and strategic plans; defining procedures/systems related to facilities maintenance, IT maintenance, and space changes/usage; analyzing and making changes/recommendations regarding departmental space usage; developing and managing budgets; ensuring safety, security, and compliance for department events; overseeing IT consultant, planning departmental IT technology solutions, and ensuring preventative maintenance of IT and A/V equipment; and performing other duties as requested. 

Job Requirements

REQUIRED:  bachelor’s degree in facilities management or related field; at least three years’ relevant experience; in-depth understanding of building systems; experience with project management and dealing with building facilities, systems, and construction; and proficiency with computer hardware and standard software.  Must be able to interact/communicate with a diverse community of faculty/staff/students/facilities’ staff/architects/engineers/contractors; manage multiple concurrent tasks; and work both independently with minimal supervision and as a team member.

 PREFERRED:  understanding of local building codes, experience with lab operations and renovation, and an understanding of EHS compliance and lab safety. Job #18610-8

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.