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Assistant Director of Facilities and Operations

Company: Lesley University
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

The OpportunityLesley University seeks an Assistant Director of Facilities and Operations to provide day-to-day leadership and coordination of the university's facilities capital projects and operations. Reporting to the Director of Facilities and Operations, the selected candidate will lead the operations team to prioritize projects, estimate project costs, project scheduling needs, and creating full project scopes of work.Why LesleyLocated in the heart of Cambridge, Massachusetts, Lesley University is highly regarded for its graduate and undergraduate programs in the human arts of education, the arts, and applied social sciences. Lesley fosters a highly creative environment in which innovative ideas thrive, theory is integrated with practice and its 6,400 students and 90,000 alumni are empowered to improve and enrich communities. We offer a competitive benefits package that includes health, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance. In addition, we offer significant paid time off, a generous retirement plan, and tuition programs that enable employees and their dependents to expand their knowledge and skills. Lesley is committed to the ongoing pursuit of strategic diversity initiatives that help to position diversity, equity, and inclusion as fundamental to institutional and academic excellence at Lesley. In doing so, Lesley strives for a campus culture and community that fosters a true sense of belonging for all, provides opportunity for everyone to participate equally and fully in the Lesley experience, and helps to develop each individual's capacity to confidently and competently engage within and across difference. Given an evolving national context and the rapid change in the demographic profile of our country, the University has made a significant commitment to addressing and enhancing its campus climate and diversity capabilities as an institution.Qualities and CapabilitiesThe selected individual will have:A Bachelor's Degree is requiredA Minimum 5-7 years' experience in facilities operationsStrong leadership skills to develop and maintain relationships and partnerships with customers, stakeholders, peers, and business partners in a collaborative mannerOrganizational ability to define/refine and implement efficient customer-centric processes and proceduresExperience with industry best practice standardsStrong computer skills, including MS Project requiredKnowledge of building systems requiredKnowledge of OSHA regulations, building codes, environmental agency requirements, life safety standards, etcDemonstrated problem-solving, analytical, leadership, communication, and independent decision-making skills requiredMust be flexible, adaptable, and work well as part of a team, while taking initiative to resolve problemsExpressing InterestA letter of interest, CV/resume, and a statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion through teaching, professional activity, and/or service must be included for full consideration.At Lesley University we strive for a supportive and equitable environment where peopleregardless of race, physical ability, age, neurodiversity, sexual orientation, gender identity, and other protected personal identitiescan participate equally and fully as their true selves in all aspects of university life. We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout the fabric of our institution.

Keywords: Lesley University, Cambridge , Assistant Director of Facilities and Operations, Executive , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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