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Area Manager, Northwest Building (60538BR)

Company: The Peterson School
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

  • Area Manager, Northwest Building (60538BR) Area Manager, Northwest Building (60538BR) Posted: 11-23-22 Company: Harvard University Faculty of Arts and Sciences Location: Cambridge, MA Print Job Summary:
    Responsible for managing a wide range of support functions and all activities relating to building operations, building systems, safety, security, maintenance and services, and facility budget control for Northwest Labs and Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology (MCZ) Labs buildings, the portfolio totals approximately 600,000 square feet. Responsible for managing a $12M budget.
    - Position Description:
    • Lead all aspects of building operations to ensure the highest quality service is provided.
    • Provides leadership, supervision, and guidance to 2 staff and multiple embedded vendors.
    • Develops, prepares, and manages annual building budgets and requests.
    • Establishes preventative maintenance programs, and oversees processes needed for maintenance, emergency repairs, safety programs, and renovations.
    • Analyzes, plans, schedules & manages multiple projects and renovations including some capital projects.
    • Reviews computer-based HVAC, security & fire systems, monitors safety compliance, coordinates inspections, and ensures compliance with codes & regulations.
    • Directs and oversees the day-to-day activity of custodial staff, mail clerks, building trades, and numerous contractors to assure timely, cost-effective, and correct completion of the work.
    • Maintains the security of the buildings through proper attention to access control, security procedures, and the condition of locking devices.
    • Responds to emergency situations as appropriate during working and off-hours.
    • Carries out programs of the Office of Physical Resources.
    • Continually reviews security and facility needs for portfolio.
    • Continually manages and monitors the project and work order systems.
    • Works closely with OPRP 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. Basic Qualifications:
      • 8+ years of progressive work experience managing technically sophisticated science facilities.
      • Experience with relevant computer tools (MS Suite, Email, Scheduling, Work Order System, HVAC Controls, Security Access Controls).
      • Supervisory experience. Additional Qualifications and Skills:
        • Excellent decision-making and organizational skills.
        • Must be highly skilled in written and verbal communication and the ability to work well at all levels.
        • Solid knowledge of local, state, and federal regulations for operating a high-hazard facility in an urban area setting within an educational, research-oriented environment needed.
        • CFM certificate, BA/BS desirable. Physical Requirements: Walking throughout facilities, stairs, mechanical rooms, etc. Working Conditions:
          COVID Vaccine Policy: The University requires all Harvard community members to be fully vaccinated (primary series) against COVID, as detailed in Harvard's Vaccine & Booster Information. Individuals may claim exemption from the vaccine requirement for medical or religious reasons. More information regarding the University's COVID vaccination requirement, exemptions, and verification of vaccination status may be found at the University's "COVID-19 Vaccine Information" webpage: [url=][/url] . Instructions to Apply:Please apply using the link in the job posting.IMPORTANT NOTE: To be considered for this position, applicants must submit a COVER LETTER and RESUME.Job Link: [url=][/url]

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