Residing in Silicon Valley, the heart of innovation, Stanford GSB has built a global reputation based on its immersive and innovative management programs. We provide students a transformative leadership experience, push the boundaries of knowledge with faculty research, and offer a portfolio of entrepreneurial and non-degree programs that deliver global impact like no other. We strive to change lives, change organizations, and change the world.
The Facilities & Hospitality Department of the Stanford GSB seeks an experienced and highly service oriented Associate Director of Facilities Operations to lead and direct facilities repairs, maintenance, renovation and renewal programs for the GSB.This position is responsible for strategic planning, budgeting and development and implementation of processes, tools, systems, and metrics that create improvements and efficiencies.This is a highly dynamic organization in which special projects and initiatives often shift priorities. You will collaborate with key stakeholders within the GSB and across the university. You will lead a team of staff to achieve goals and objectives. In addition to hospitality, flexibility, collaboration, innovation and initiative will be essential for success in this position.
The GSB properties include the Knight Management Center and GSB Residences on 19.5 acres with nearly 700K sq.ft. of buildings that support academic and administrative functions, student and executive residential experiences, and food service programs. The Schwab Residential Center is a 24-hour, 7-day/week residence, and conference center.
If you are an experienced facilities or property management professional, ready to take-on new challenges in higher education, this is a position for you.
Your primary responsibilities include:
Direct staff and provide leadership to achieve goals and vision of the organization and the day-to-day operations for facilities and ensures alignment with the overall GSB priorities. Responsible for hiring and retaining staff, career coaching, professional development and accountable for the performance of employees.
Oversee vendor services and contracts, establishes service standards and expectations, and evaluates KPIs.
Develop and implement strategic plans for Facilities Operations and facilities renewal and preventive maintenance programs; Provide strategy, vision and direction. Make decisions that establish objectives for the overall direction or operation for the GSB facilities and grounds. Influence leadership on specific recommendations for current operations and future development. Develop multi-year business plans. Evaluate, identify and oversee all resources.
Interpret, implement and ensure compliance with regulations, policies and procedures such as LEED building standards, California health and safety codes, and ADA compliance. Recommend and/or formulate internal administrative policies, guidelines and procedures. Direct process improvement and efficiencies for organization or program.
Responsible for overseeing the finances for the GSB Knight Management Center facilities operation and renewal program as well as developing, monitoring, and analyzing complex consolidated annual budgets.
Represent the organization's business operations and administrative affairs within the organization, and/or outside constituencies. Will represent the organization to external constituencies such as Parking & Transportation and Sustainable Stanford.
Be flexible to completing any other additional assigned duties.
To be successful in this position, you will bring:
Bachelor's degree and five years of relevant experience in administrative and financial management, or combination of education and relevant experience.
Demonstrated leadership and supervisory skills including conflict resolution.
Excellent planning and organizational skills.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Strong financial expertise in budget planning and financial forecasting.
Strong negotiation and interpersonal skills.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Strong expertise in business and management computer applications and databases.
Strong knowledge of industry standards and/or regulatory requirements.
Subject matter expertise for area(s) of responsibility.
In addition, our preferred requirements include:
Certifications in any of the following areas:
*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.
Why Stanford is for You
Stanford's dedicated 16,000 staff come from diverse educational and career backgrounds. We are a collaborative environment that thrives on innovation and continuous improvement. At Stanford, we seek talent committed to excellence, driven to impact the future of our legacy, and improve lives on a global sphere. We provide competitive salaries, excellent health care and retirement plans, and a generous vacation policy, including additional time off during our winter closure. Our generous perks align with what matters to you:
Freedom to grow. Take advantage of career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a Ted Talk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or leader discuss global issues.
A caring culture. We understand the importance of your personal and family time and provide you access to wellness programs, child-care resources, parent education and consultation, elder care and caregiving support.
A healthier you. We make wellness a priority by providing access to world-class exercise facilities. Climb our rock wall, or participate in one of hundreds of health or fitness classes.
Discovery and fun. Visit campusgardens, trails, and museums.
Enviable resources. We offer free commuter programs and ridesharing incentives. Enjoy discounts for computers, cell phones, recreation, travel, entertainment, and more!
We pride ourselves in being a culture that encourages and empowers you.
How to Apply
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Location: Graduate School of Business, Stanford, California, United States Schedule: Classification Level:
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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Located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of Silicon Valley, Stanford University is recognized as one of the world's leading research and teaching institutions. Leland and Jane Stanford founded the University to "promote the public welfare by exercising an influence on behalf of humanity and civilization." Stanford opened its doors in 1891, and more than a century later, it remains dedicated to finding solutions to the great challenges of the day and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world. The University's thriving diverse community is comprised of nearly 7000 undergraduate students, 9000 graduate students, 2000 faculty members, 1900 postdoctoral scholars, and over 11,000 academic and administrative staff in seven schools including several interdisciplinary research centers and institutes. The campus spreads over 8000 contiguous acres and nearly all undergraduates live on campus. Stanford offers bachelor's and master's degrees in addition to doctoral degrees (PhD, MD, DMA and JD) plus a number of professional and continuing education programs and certifications. More at http://facts.stanford.edu and http://www.stanford.edu. Stanford University is an ...equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as from others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical missions.