Boston College Introduction
Location: Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,445 full-time undergraduates and 5,125 graduate and professional students. Ranked 35 among national universities, Boston College has 878 full-time and 1,201 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1.2 billion, and an endowment in excess of $2.8 billion.Job Description
The Academic Building Operations Manager is a key senior member of the Academic Building Operations Management Team and will report to the Executive Director, Research Infrastructure & Operations, in the Office of the Vice Provost for Research (VPR). This individual is responsible for general building operational needs supporting the Higgins Building, 245 Beacon, and the Earth and Environmental Sciences Department in the Devlin Building. The main functions of the Academic Building Operations Manager will be supervising the operations team, developing and adhering to operational SOP's, communicating operational impact to building occupants, identifying space planning initiatives and working the project management team on infrastructure and renovation planning. This position will coordinate with facilities management, environmental health and safety, BCPD and science departments regarding safety, security, renovations and access control. Under the supervision of the Academic Building Operations Manager, the operations team provides support with access control shipping, receiving, and equipment installation and technical support.
Responsibilities will involve serving as the building Safety Officer and Export Liaison.
This position will involve supervision of building-specific operations staff members, and may require service on several committees and working groups.
The Academic Building Operations Manager will work together with academic department research, teaching, and administrative staff, and other members of the Office of the Provost/VPR to support building operational needs. This role is the key point of contact between Facilities and building/department stakeholders, and coordinates building renovation projects with Capital Project Management.
In addition, this position will serve as liaison to a variety of other operational units including Facilities Management, Planning and Construction, Student Services, Space Management, Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S), Emergency Management, and BCPD and may involve service on committees and working groups.
Full-Time Equivalent Hiring Range: $72,600 to $90,750; salary commensurate with relevant experience.
This position requires knowledge of building systems, basic trades (carpentry, electrical, plumbing, HVAC), safety, security, maintenance, renovation, and research and teaching technologies.Closing Statement
Significant experience with building operations management is required, preferably in an academic or research-based environment.
Bachelor's degree in a STEM discipline preferred.
Documented training in lab safety, including waste management, as well as shipping of dangerous, hazardous, or export controlled goods, preferred. If the position holder does not possess requisite training, this will be expected as a component of continuous professional development activities.
Night/Weekend presence on-site, in particular in response to emergencies, will be occasionally required.
Must be able to lift ~50 pounds.
Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits depending on your job classification eligibility:
- Tuition remission for Employees
- Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements
- Generous Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
- Low-Cost Life Insurance
- Eligibility for both University-Funded 401k and Employer-Sponsored 403b Retirement Plans
- Paid Holidays Annually
- Generous Sick and Vacation Pay
- Additional benefits can be found on https://www.bc.edu/employeehandbook
Boston College conducts pre-employment background checks as part of the hiring process and requires all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Boston College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. In concert with our Jesuit, Catholic mission, Boston College is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications for women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at https://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity.
Boston College's Notice of Nondiscrimination can be viewed at https://www.bc.edu/nondiscrimination.