Managing building operations for the Music Department and other buildings as assigned. The portfolio includes diverse and complex buildings containing classrooms, offices, a concert hall, practice rooms, sound laboratories, and a library. Plans and manages projects, maintenance and repairs. Collaborates with various Harvard groups such as Facilities Management and the Office of Physical Resources. Initiates and oversees scheduling and implementation of all building contracts with vendors and service providers. Develops and implements preventative maintenance program and improvements for complex HVAC DDC systems and controls. Schedules preventative maintenance and monitors mechanical equipment. Coordinates inspections. Responsible for structural maintenance, building operations and DDC controls. Supervises contract work performed by outside vendors working in and around the building. Manages projects from bidding process through completion of work, including ensuring payment and managing project budgets. Work with music department staff on audio visual issues, planning for special events and dealing with specialized climate issues. Coordinate music specific facility related requests such as piano moves or attending to intrusive and ambient noises.
Works closely with FAS Operations & project teams to design, plan, and implement renovations and mechanical equipment replacement as needed, maintain the energy management system, maintain card access, key distribution and telecommunications requests and installations. Maintains energy conservation objectives and savings in cooperation with the Office for Sustainability and the University's energy savings guidelines. Develops and schedules security systems (guards and Siemans system doors) and makes changes as necessary.
Interacts broadly and diplomatically with faculty, staff and students. Works with the Director of Administration and the FAS Office of Physical Resources to develop the Music Building facilities annual budget. Ensures life safety; security; maintain aesthetics of the building's interior, exterior and grounds. The Building Manager provides a safe environment for students, faculty, staff, and the public community. On-call for building emergencies
Salary Grade: 056
Union: 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
Advanced education and/or technical training beyond High School. 3+ years of facilities management experience.
Excellent 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 and budget management. Perform daily physical activities including walking to and from various buildings, climbing multiple sets of stairs to inspect the physical condition of the building. Experience managing technically sophisticated or music facilities preferred.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We 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, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 45290BR
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