General summary/purpose: The Associate Director of Facilities & Planning Management for JHU’s Krieger School of Arts and Sciences (KSAS), provides hands-on direction of the School’s facility projects and operations in buildings totaling approximately 1,000,000 square feet. Position is responsible for the successful completion of numerous projects, including:
The SNF Agora Institute Building, a project with Renzo Piano serving as the lead architect currently in the design stage.
Major renovations to our buildings, along with multiple classroom, laboratory and tenant fit out renovations located at the JHU Homewood campus in Baltimore.
Long term campus planning including collaborative projects with research faculty in the creation of innovative spaces in which to conduct their research.
Specific duties & responsibilities: Project Management (60%):
Develop and plan all KSAS facilities projects
Oversee and collaborate with senior design and construction staff during feasibility studies, planning, all design phases, construction and occupancy
Schedule and track project timelines, identify milestones and KSAS priorities
Facilitate professional design and construction services procurement
Manage furniture and equipment layouts, interior finish schedules, and other aspects of short and long-term capital projects
Coordinate equipment procurement, infrastructure and installation
Coordinate safety and risk management
Supervise projects through all phases, design construction, move-in, and closeout
Act as liaison between KSAS end users and JHU Facilities Management Services to interpret user needs and strategically integrate them into project plans
Represent end users throughout the project
Ensure all campus and departmental services are operational at occupancy
Address KSAS facility issues as necessary
Facilitate outage coordination with key building contacts, shops, and project team
Provide exceptional customer service to end user(s) that include KSAS faculty, staff, students and others while keeping project scope, budget, schedule under control
Administrative Management (25%):
Manage operational and capital budgets
Maintain efficient and effective operational fund usage
Work with KSAS Finance team on quarterly facilities expenditure reconciliation
Participate in 5 year KSAS capital budgeting
Perform building use evaluations and make recommendations re: effective space usage
Maintain accurate KSAS space management and user assignments
Analyze data and generate project status and other reports as needed
Operations Management (10%):
Collaborate with JHFRE Plant Operations on various activities to ensure continuous KSAS research and educational operations
Collaborate and coordinate with KSAS-IT, Health and Safety
Be the point person representing KSAS on various JHU facilities issue
Represent KSAS in facilities discussions involving KSAS affiliates beyond the Homewood Campus.
Member of the JHU facilities leadership work group
(COVID) Be the point person on various divisional COVID related activities and tasks as needed
Performance Management (5%):
Hire, direct, and assist in the development of staff members
Promote and model a culture of exceptional customer service
Minimum qualifications (mandatory):
Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Architecture, Engineering, or other design related discipline preferred.
10 years related experience with a proven track record of providing excellent customer service to internal and external clientele.
Five years progressively responsible management experience with both projects and professional staff.
Master’s degree in related field
15 years related experience with a proven track record of providing excellent customer service to internal and external clientele.
Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Knowledge of design and construction issues related to various building types, mechanical and electrical systems, and construction delivery methods
Knowledge of construction planning processes, costs methods and materials
Knowledge of and familiarity with OSHA, BOCA, ADA, IBC, local, state and federal regulations
Exceptional experience in customer service
Proficiency in MS Office programs and scheduling software
Ability to read and interpret blueprints and specifications
Strong leadership skills, flexibility and ability to work independently
Must be detail oriented, highly organized and able to work well with project teams
Able to set priorities and use discretion in order to make decisions within critical deadlines
Must demonstrate ability to manage long and short-term projects and ensure that they are completed on time and within budget
Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Supervisory responsibility (indicate the number and type of persons supervised by incumbent):
1-2 technical facilities support positions
2-4 dotted line building manager positions within KSAS
Classified Title: Assistant Director Design & Construction Working Title: Director of Facilities & Planning Management-KSAS Role/Level/Range: L/04/LF Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday to Friday 830-5 Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 01-MD:Homewood Campus Department name: 10001346-Dean Office of Personnel area: School of Arts & Sciences
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