Director of Facilities & Planning Management-KSAS

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.

Preferred qualifications:

  • 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

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office atjhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

EEO is the Law
Learn more:
https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
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