Job Requisition Number: 26024. The Lawrence Hall of Science (the Hall) is UC Berkeley's public science center. We have been providing youth, families, and educators with opportunities to engage with science, technology, engineering and mathematics since 1968. Our mission is to inspire and foster science and mathematics learning for all, especially those who have limited access to science. We investigate, create, and evaluate educational materials and methods, professional development programs, exhibitions, and other hands-on learning experiences for our science center, schools, communities, and homes.
The Hall’s facilities include a 140,000 Sq. Ft. four-story building containing galleries, auditorium, retail store, offices and classrooms; live animal colony, computer, physics and chemistry labs; restaurant and commercial kitchen; passenger and freight elevators; storage and fabrication shop serving both University staff.
OVERVIEW: The Hall seeks a Facilities Management Specialist with advanced skills and prior experience in both facilities and IT infrastructure management—including the management of resources, timelines, budget, and personnel. Successful candidates will be energetic, creative, versatile, and collaborative, able to communicate well with a diverse range of employees and visitors, able to work both independently and within teams, and persistent in the face of bureaucratic processes.
FACILITIES MANAGEMENT: Applies advanced concepts in serving as liaison with campus and external agencies regarding safety, access, maintenance, remodeling and construction with complex needs. Collaborates with Hall leadership on development of space planning; evaluates and advises allocation. Ensures currency, relevance and adherence to internal and external regulatory requirements. Coordinates routine and emergency maintenance/repairs during and after work hours. Maintains building related plans and procedures including access/key controls and security, emergency preparedness, commonly-encountered hazardous materials storage and disposal, crime prevention activities, fire safety inspection compliance and reporting. Hires, trains, and supervises subordinate staff. Manage relationship with campus custodial. Serves as institutional liaison to campus Emergency Management Services including acting as EMA 14 (Hill Area) coordinator. Provides work direction to campus skilled tradesmen, labor crews and vendor personal; contractors, subcontractors and other service providers while at LHS. Coordinates work crew activities to minimize disruption to building occupants. Ensure building is operable for on-site facility rentals including weddings and corporate events. Expected to work at least one weekend day every week, as well as evening and holiday days as needed.
IT INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT: Oversee information technology, infrastructure and security. Proactively manage existing and emerging security concerns across all IT systems in use by LHS staff, in partnership with internal and external system administration professionals. Work with LHS Leadership on the technology roadmap for the facility covering both public and professional platforms.•Advanced knowledge in the areas of building space planning, codes, capacity, security, fire safety, campus and departmental principles and procedures involved in risk assessment and evaluating risks as to likelihood and consequences. •Advanced interpersonal and communication skills. •Advanced skills in working collaboratively and influencing others. •Advanced knowledge and skill regarding specialized research needs in space planning including advanced skill to effectively translate needs to professional architects and engineers. •Advanced skills to assess processes or services to make improvements and in project management. •Advanced skill to multi-task and effectively prioritize large project work. •Advanced knowledge of architectural or engineering concepts. •Advanced skill in emergency and security planning and implementation •Advanced skills regarding IT management of system administration, network infrastructure and maintenance, including cloud services. •Bachelors degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
The University of California was chartered in 1868 and its flagship campus - envisioned as a "City of Learning" - was established at Berkeley, on San Francisco Bay. Today the world's premier public university and a wellspring of innovation, UC Berkeley occupies a 1,232 acre campus with a sylvan 178-acre central core. From this home its academic community makes key contributions to the economic and social well-being of the Bay Area, California, and the nation.