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Senior Advisor, Johns Hopkins Facilities


Johns Hopkins, founded in 1876, is America's first research university and home to nine world-class academic divisions working together as one university.

We are seeking aSenior Advisor, Johns Hopkins Facilitieswho will report to the Vice President for Facilities and is a key member of the leadership team responsible for providing comprehensive, strategic support for the various projects and operations of the function.

Johns Hopkins Facilities works collaboratively across the University to support high-level strategic master planning, capital investments, and other initiatives or, special projects of interest to senior University leadership, as well as the execution of operations in design and construction, planning and architecture, energy and utilities, grounds, maintenance, custodial services, sustainability, and transportation —all of which must further the university mission or education, research and clinical care.

The role supports the Vice President Johns Hopkins Facilities in leading the operations and working in close consultation and collaboration with University Administration, Divisional leadership, Directors and a variety of offices across the university. They act as a key adviser to the Vice President.

The position incumbent(s) will manage a portfolio of strategic initiative projects and work with other members of the Johns Hopkins Facilities leadership to integrate these initiatives into efforts for the entire University. S/he will work seamlessly with other members of the Johns Hopkins Facilities team and other university leaders and stakeholders.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

Facilities Operations

  • Identify and brief Vice President on key issues requiring special knowledge and understanding of programs, initiatives, goals and objectives beyond day-to-day operational knowledge.
  • Oversee Capital Planning team in the development of five-year capital plans, project briefs for senior university leadership, the Capital Subcommittee, and various other formal and informal trustee engagements. Coordinate extensively with the Board of Trustee office, University Budget Office, and divisional business offices for capital project planning, presentations, and updates.
  • Ensures matters requiring the VPJHF’s attention are developed, researched and evaluated thoroughly before presentation.
  • Serve as the information conduit to the VPJHF, providing critical information and updates on matters of significance in a timely and expeditious manner. Reviews and/ or develops correspondence, communications, reports and presentations submitted to or presented by the VPJHF; obtains additional information and/or recommends appropriate changes to facilitate future discussions.
  • Conduct and/or research activities in support of planning and decision making such as benchmarking initiatives with peer institutions, including research of best practices.
  • Exercise independent discretion and judgment and assume full responsibilities for resolving issues and problems of material importance.
  • Manage operations of the VPJHF office and supervise the Executive Assistant, Communications Specialist, and up to two Capital planning staff.
  • Under the VPJHF’s direction, develop and support a culture of continuous quality-improvement, shared efficiencies and professionalism within Facilities.

Project Management

  • Independently manage critical, timely and important short-term and long-term special projects on behalf of the Vice President of Johns Hopkins Facilities. Collaborates as required with other team members, including writing reports, developing plans, defining and communicating alternatives and making recommendations regarding appropriate courses of action based on thorough understanding of desired outcomes, expectations and timelines.
  • Assume responsibility for keeping broad Facilities initiatives on-track and completed on a timely basis. This includes working directly with university administration as well as Schools and Directors to obtain and track pertinent and oftentimes confidential information.
  • Tracks and assesses progress toward goals/priorities and takes appropriate action to influence outcomes.

Represent Johns Hopkins Facilities

  • Builds and stays in close working relationship and coordination with a wide range of offices and staff, internal or external to the University.
  • Independently represent the Vice President and the needs of Facilities at internal and external meetings
  • Interact with members of the university administration and leadership of the JHU Schools on matters of importance to the Vice President on his/her behalf or in his/her absence.
  • Attend meetings, gather information, represent the Vice President, and make decisions as appropriate.


Communications

  • Provides leadership and guidance to a communications specialist that develops strategic communication plans and material for a variety of internal and external stories, capital program updates, media releases, social media and in-person engagements.
  • Advise the VPJHF on invitations, speaking engagements and professional commitments.
  • Coordinate all media requests or inquiries (internal and external) within Facilities in collaboration with university communications resources.
  • Work with autonomy and respect the importance of collaboration to build agreement with Facilities and university-wide leaders.
  • Leverage outstanding writing skills to draft reports, presentations, and other written materials.
  • Maintain the highest levels of confidentiality.
  • Flexible, highly skilled and independent position able to handle other appropriate matters as assigned by the Vice President


Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferably in Business, Finance or a related field required.
  • Seven years successful experience in management, analysis and/or planning operations in a large complex organization.
  • Significant related facilities experience may be considered in lieu of required education.
  • Advanced degree may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.

Classified Title: Sr. Advisor
Job Posting Title (Working Title): Senior Advisor, Johns Hopkins Facilities
Role/Level/Range: ATP/04/PG
Starting Salary Range: Min $98,800 - Max $173,300 Annually (Commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:30 -5:00
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: Hybrid/JH at Keswick
Department name: ​​​​​​​JHFRE Administration
Personnel area: University Administration

Total Rewards
The referenced salary range is based on Johns Hopkins University’s good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here: https://hr.jhu.edu/benefits-worklife/

Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.

**Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.


The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check. Johns Hopkins is committed to hiring individuals with a justice-involved background, consistent with applicable policies and current practice. A prior criminal history does not automatically preclude candidates from employment at Johns Hopkins University. In accordance with applicable law, the university will review, on an individual basis, the date of a candidate’s conviction, the nature of the conviction and how the conviction relates to an essential job-related qualification or function.

The Johns Hopkins University values diversity, equity and inclusion and advances these through our key strategic framework, theJHU Roadmap on Diversity and Inclusion.

Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

EEO is the Law
Learn more:
https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

Accommodation Information

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 Talent Acquisition Office atjhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711. For more information about workplace accommodations or accessibility at Johns Hopkins University, please visitaccessibility.jhu.edu.

Johns Hopkins has mandated COVID-19 and influenza vaccines, as applicable. The COVID-19 vaccine does not apply to positions located in the State of Florida. Exceptions to the COVID and flu vaccine requirements may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons. Requests for an exception must be submitted to the JHU vaccination registry. For additional information, applicants for SOM positions should visit https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccine/and all other JHU applicants should visit https://covidinfo.jhu.edu/health-safety/covid-vaccination-information/.

The following additional provisions may apply, depending on campus. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

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.

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

Total Rewards
The referenced salary range is based on Johns Hopkins University’s good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here:https://hr.jhu.edu/benefits-worklife/.

Accommodation Information
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 Talent Acquisition Office atjhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711. For more information about workplace accommodations or accessibility at Johns Hopkins University, please visithttps://accessibility.jhu.edu/.

Equal Opportunity Employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

EEO is the Law:
https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2023-06/22-088_EEOC_KnowYourRights6.12ScreenRdr.pdf


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
Important legal information
http://hrnt.jhu.edu/legal.cfm

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