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Director Lubin House Operations

Syracuse University
New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Mar 16, 2023

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Auxiliary Services

Job Title
Director Lubin House Operations

New York, NY

Pay Range
$100,000 - $140,000

Pay Determination

Pay rates at Syracuse University are based on a combination of factors including, but not limited to, the job responsibilities; the candidate’s education, training, work experience and key competencies; the university’s strategic priorities; internal peer equity; applicable federal, state, local laws, grant funding and contractual requisites; and external market analyses.

Staff Level

FLSA Status


Standard University business hours

8:30am – 5:00pm (academic year)
8:00am – 4:30pm (summer)

Hours may vary based on operational needs.

Job Type

New York, NY

Unionized Position Code
Not Applicable

Job Description

The Director will manage all operations of Lubin House in NYC, assuring effective functioning of facility including management of $1.2M budget, 10 staff, and physical space including guest rooms, event spaces, offices, and an art gallery. The Director addresses all routine, scheduled and emergency maintenance issues through coordination with building management, Campus Planning, Design and Construction and external vendors.

The Director works with various city offices on required inspections of the building ( DOB, FDNY, DOH, third party elevator inspectors). Promotes the use of Lubin House with the leadership, faculty and staff at the University.

This position is located at Lubin House, Syracuse University’s home base for New York City operations, at East 61st Street in Manhattan. The expected salary range for this position in New York City is $100,000 – $140,000 annually. Employment offers at Syracuse University are based on a combination of factors including, but not limited to, the job responsibilities; the candidate’s education, training, work experience and key competencies; the university’s strategic priorities; internal peer equity; applicable federal, state, local laws, grant funding and contractual requisites; and external market analyses.

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Demonstrated experience in facility management is required.
  • A minimum of 5+ years of facilities management experience managing modern buildings is preferred.
Job Specific Qualifications
  • Strong knowledge/demonstrated experience in facility operations, building maintenance and event planning.
  • Familiarity with NYC building and fire codes.
  • Strong a/v and computer skills preferred.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Ability to be flexible in hours and responsibilities on any given day.

Manage all operations of Lubin House including $1.2M budget, the facility (12 guest rooms, six function rooms, and art gallery and several offices and personnel (six operations staff, three events staff and Director of the Fisher Center.

Work with NYS and NYC agencies to ensure building is up to code, and up to date on all required inspections. Work with Campus Planning, Design and Construction and external vendors on building repairs and upgrades. Serve as primary contact for all vendors ( HVAC, Fire Safety, elevator, water treatment, etc.); coordinate building access through campus; serve as on-call emergency contact.

Promote Lubin House within the SU community (leadership, faculty, staff).

Other duties as required.


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Application Instructions

In addition to completing an online application, please attach a resume and cover letter.

About Syracuse University

Syracuse University is a private, international research university with distinctive academics, diversely unique offerings and an undeniable spirit. Located in the geographic heart of New York State, with a global footprint, and nearly 150 years of history, Syracuse University offers a quintessential college experience.

The scope of Syracuse University is a testament to its strengths: a pioneering history dating back to 1870; a choice of more than 200 majors and 100 minors offered through 13 schools and colleges; nearly 15,000 undergraduates and 5,000 graduate students; more than a quarter of a million alumni in 160 countries; and a student population from all 50 U.S. states and 123 countries. For more information, please visit

About the Syracuse area

Syracuse is a medium-sized city situated in the geographic center of New York State approximately 250 miles northwest of New York City. The metro-area population totals approximately 500,000. The area offers a low cost of living and provides many social, cultural, and recreational options, including parks, museums, festivals, professional regional theater, and premier shopping venues. Syracuse and Central New York present a wide range of seasonal recreation and attractions ranging from water skiing and snow skiing, hiking in the Adirondacks, touring the historic sites, visiting wineries along the Finger Lakes, and biking on trails along the Erie Canal.

EEO Statement

Syracuse University is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution. The University prohibits discrimination and harassment based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law to the extent prohibited by law. This nondiscrimination policy covers admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in University programs, services, and activities.

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