Job Requisition Number: 26336. The Haas School of Business develops path bending leaders - individuals who redefine how we do business. Berkeley-Haas, the second oldest business school in the United States, educates 2,200 students each year in six degree-granting programs, and hundreds more through executive education programs. A team of 300 staff members support these students, faculty and alumni through work in areas that include Admissions, Student Services, Career Management, Administration, Development and Alumni Relations.
Berkeley-Haas offers opportunities to champion new ideas, collaborate across boundaries, and learn continually. Our culture is captured by Four Defining Principles (Question the Status Quo, Confidence Without Attitude, Students Always and Beyond Yourself) that distinguish Berkeley-Haas as a place to learn—and a place to work.
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The Director of Facilities of the Haas School of Business reports directly to the Senior Assistant Dean, Chief Strategy and Operating Officer, and is a member of the schools’ senior leadership team. The Director of Facilities is responsible for overseeing the schools’ facilities on the UC Berkeley campus, made up of four buildings surrounding a courtyard plus several offsite locations consisting of both academic and staff office space. The role involves significant partnership with school leaders, the campus facilities management office and other stakeholders (e.g. students, staff, and faculty). The position oversees the Haas Facilties team and works closely with the Haas Capital Projects team.
•Sets strategic agenda for facilities management. In partnership with the Haas Capital Projects team, develops, enforces, reviews, and interprets space planning and allocation assignments for the four Haas buildings and several off-campus sites. Develops long range plans, conceptual designs, and capital outlay requirements and documentation for UC Berkeley Haas School of Business. • •Ensures project requirements are defined, building management contract and contract changes are negotiated, operating budgets established and financial terms conditions of contracts are identified, •In partnership with the Haas Capital Projects team, develops long-term capital allocation budget and corresponding maintenance plans including timeline and cost estimates for updating and replacing physical structures, key systems, furniture, fixtures, equipment etc. •Monitors adherence to master plans, budgets and schedules. •Identifies problems and develops solutions, such as allocation of resources or changing project scope, including the management of campus provided services and resources. •Establishes and oversees health and safety standards as well as business continuity plans for Haas. •Selects, develops and evaluates staff. •Oversees the functioning of building systems including mechanical, fire/life safety, elevators and electrical systems and ensure these systems meet University and Campus standards.•Strong skills to facilitate and collaborate with various internal and external constituencies on long- and short-term facilities planning and management. •Demonstrated experience leading diverse team and creating inclusive team culture •Proven vision, leadership, and strategic skills in prioritizing evolving needs with an ability to translate ideas and capabilities into effective initiatives. •Strong analytical, research and report preparation skills to meet regulatory and budgetary reporting requirements. •Broad knowledge in the areas of facilities management, mechanical and building engineering systems, space planning and allocation, business continuity planning, security, fire and safety and emergency preparedness. •Strong skills in management, regulatory compliance and operations planning. •Advanced people management and leadership skills, with proven ability to influence at all levels and to motivate staff and create a cohesive team. Excellent relationship building, collaboration and negotiation skills. •Strong skills in verbal and written communications. •Experience and knowledge to inspect construction in progress of general and specialty structures, read, sketch and interpret plans and specifications. •Ability to think 'out of the box' and bring creative, non-standard, and innovative solutions to the table. Proven record of affecting strategic change and initiatives where prudent.
Education/Training: •Four year degree in Facilities Management or Facilities Engineering related field; or 8 years' related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience •At least five years’ supervisory experience in facilities management with a concentration in construction/project management experience •Experience in building facilities maintenance and engineering organizations •Experience in Interfacing with architects, engineers, designers and government agencies as needed
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.