Area Manager, GSAS Facilities
Company: Harvard University
Posted on: January 8, 2021
Job SummaryThe Area Manager for the Graduate School of Arts and
Sciences (GSAS) is responsible for complete facility management of
8 buildings, 225,000 square feet and a budget of 2.6 million. The
building portfolio includes graduate dormitories, administrative
offices, library collections and a dining facility.Job-Specific
ResponsibilitiesResponsible for all facilities operations
- Oversees the maintenance & operations of the facilities to
provide a safe home for graduate and undergraduate students.
- Regularly interacts with student residents, faculty, and staff
responding to occupant building problems/requests promptly and
resolving them quickly.
- Responsible for budget management, vendor selection, & managing
relationships with many Harvard departments.
- Directs day-to-day activity of custodial staff, building
trades, & contractors to assure timely and cost-effective
completion of work.
- Maintains the security of the buildings through proper
attention to access control, security procedures and the condition
of locking devices.
- Reviews computer-based HVAC, security and fire systems,
monitors safety compliance, coordinates inspections and ensures
compliance with codes & regulations.
- Works closely with the Office of Physical Resources & Planning
and Harvard University Office for Sustainability staff to implement
best operations and maintenance practices, and to actively
participate in FAS greenhouse gas and energy reduction efforts and
goals for House.
- Responds to emergency situations as appropriate during both
working and off-hours.
- Occasional planned weekend work including student move-in and
move-out & Summer School move-in.Basic QualificationsAdvanced
education and/or technical training beyond high school. 8+ years'
experience in the management of physical facilities, including
staff and/or vendor supervision experience. Demonstrated experience
with building automated control systems including security and
HVAC.Additional Qualifications and SkillsExcellent communication
skills; ability to assess needs, set priorities, and deal with
stressful situations. Computer skills necessary, including
proficiency in work order systems, daily maintenance, invoice
processing, budget and payroll management. Must enjoy working with
students. Experience in the management of physical facilities in a
University setting preferred.Physical RequirementsAbility to lift
up to 50 pounds, perform daily physical activity, including walking
to and from various buildings, climbing multiple sets of stairs and
walking from room to room on each floor to inspect the physical
condition of the building, required.Working
ConditionsCritical/Essential StatusDuring emergency situations and
severe inclement weather this position is designated as essential
and critical to the operations of the FAS.Additional InformationTo
be considered for this position, applicants must submit a cover
letter and resume.All formal written offers will be made by FAS
Human Resources.Job FunctionFacilitiesLocationUSA - MA -
CambridgeJob Code329057 Facilities & Oper
ManagerSub-Unit-DepartmentOffice of Physical Resources and
PlanningTime StatusFull-timeSalary Grade057Union00 - Non Union,
Exempt or TemporaryPre-Employment ScreeningCriminal,
IdentitySchedule9-5 Monday-FridayEEO StatementWe are an equal
opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected
veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and
pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected
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