School of Engineering, Science and Engineering Quad (SEQ)
Stanford's Science and Engineering Quad (SEQ) seeks a Building Manager with experience managing a large, interdisciplinary facility with complex instrumentation and labs within the physical and life sciences. The Building Manager provides excellent customer service to building residents and works as part of a collaborative team of SEQ Building Managers. Although each SEQ Building Manager has a primary facility in which he/she resides and focuses, SEQ Building Managers are responsible for all four buildings, participate in regular cross training, and provide back-up coverage for each other.
The Building Manager is expected to work independently to ensure that all facilities within the SEQ are appropriately maintained, sustainable, efficient, safe, secure, code-compliant and accessible.The Building Manager also facilitates moderately complex construction and renovation projects, participates in complex renovation projects, interprets facilities policies and guidelines, and makes enhancements to facilities procedures. The Building Manager reports to the Associate Director of Building Operations.
The Building Manager will have primary responsibility for the James and Anna Marie Spilker Engineering & Applied Science Building that houses the Edward L. Ginzton independent laboratory as well as the offices of the Department of Applied Physics.The new facilities have been tailored to meet the cutting-edge requirements of over seventy researchers from all over campus, including leaders in the natural and physical sciences, engineering, and medicine, who are exploring nanoscale properties and devices with potential applications as diverse as water purification, energy conservation, drug delivery, and national security.As such, the Building Manager will have significant responsibility in developing, streamlining and improving operations of a modern facility.
Perform specialized, diverse work activities and coordinate solutions, working independently, solely supporting the operations, maintenance, repair, upkeep, inventory tracking, and refurbishing activities related to the physical environment and building systems of a complex facility. These facilities are defined as a building posing greater regulatory and/or safety risk impact to the Stanford community or non-laboratory, multiple buildings with broader scopes of responsibility. This is an individual contributor role.
Serve as property operations / maintenance point of contact for facilities issues in complex facilities as defined above; initiate work requests, monitor completion; manage maintenance and renovations budget; coordinate and monitor routine maintenance services completion (trash, utilities, custodial, pest control, long term preservation, inspections, grounds, landscapes, alarms, systems & equipment), suggest metrics, monitor and report related trends; perform condition assessments on appearance, equipment, or troubleshooting ( formulated by another group, FSM), analyze results and decide status; identify and establish preventive maintenance plan; coordinate & integrate utility usage/optimization(monitor usage, gather info, provide recommendations, follow-up, shutdown requirements), analyze date and provide recommendations; coordinate, direct, inspect and approve contract work, third party vendors; identify, recommend & implement building operations & process modifications to the facility for increased productivity and/or cost reduction, manage related budget; coordinate maintenance logistics (to avoid faculty conflicts, events).
Handle property administration by troubleshooting, completing tagging, data entry & inventory; completing purchase orders, receiving; completing record keeping; establishing tracking system, gathering information and, information gathering and support for space allocation decision makers.
Implement facility security programs by developing procedures/practices, distributing keys, providing building access, monitoring access records, assessing security infrastructure needs (interlocks, alarms); and assessing and changing access schedules
Complete project coordination by: performing the assigned tasks within department projects; acting as a project coordinator/liaison; and overseeing and executing projects (limited to small, local projects), including their organization, scheduling, budgeting, and implementation.
Coordinate with the schools safety specialists to: correct identified safety issues, perform root cause analysis, identify and track corrective actions; track chemical inventory, disposal, hazardous waste; develop and conduct safety training and/or new employee facility orientation; and maintain and participate in emergency preparedness, recovery and business continuity coordination
Coordinate communications services (network administration, desktop support, primary troubleshooting, and telephony liaison); provide updates, alerts, notifications to building occupants, including websites, phones; and oversee mailing services, shipping and delivery.
Coordinate space management and planning activities including: analyzing moves for minimal disruption; move coordination; space inventory; space allocation tracking; specifying set-ups; maximizing space utilization; providing input into facilities renewal model; and capital plan implementation (as assigned).
Bachelors degree and five years related, demonstrated technical facilities management experience, or a combination of education and relevant experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Analytical skills to analyze and track complex space, equipment and financial data.
Interpersonal skills, mature judgment required to interact effectively with a broad range of people, including faculty and vendors, both individually and in groups.
Ability to coordinate and manage multiple projects with competing priorities, meet deadlines and project plans with short- and long-term end dates.
Working knowledge of applications such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project.
Experience working with internal and external vendors and services contracting.
Background knowledge of safe handling and disposal of chemicals and hazardous waste; emergency preparedness plans and their implementation; and property administration specific to PO tracking, receiving, and inventory control.
Certifications and Licenses:
Valid California Non-commercial Class Drivers license.
Occasionally climb (ladders, scaffolds, or other), twist/bend/stoop/squat, reach/work above shoulders, grasp lightly/fine manipulation, use a telephone, writing by hand, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 20 pounds
Rarely; kneel/crawl, grasp forcefully, sort/file paperwork or parts, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh >40 pounds.
Ability to obtain and maintain a California Non-commercial Class Drivers license and drive day or night.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
Requires 24-hour response availability seven days per week for emergency situations.
May be exposed to noise > 80dB TWA.
May working at heights 4 10 ft.
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
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