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The University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM), Office of Resource Management is currently recruiting for a Manager, Operations and Design & Construction .


UMB offers a comprehensive benefits package that prioritizes wellness, work/life balance, and professional development. This position participates in a retirement program that must be selected and is effective on your date of hire. Exempt regular staff receive a generous PAID leave package that includes over 4 weeks of vacation accrued each year, 15 paid holidays, 3 personal leave, unlimited accrual of sick time, and comprehensive health insurance; professional learning and development programs; tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any University System of Maryland school; and flexible work schedules and teleworking options (if applicable per job).

Primary Duties:
  • Produces protocols and comprehensive standard operating procedures and other documents detailing information to all involved parties. Handles scheduling to maximize utilization of facility.
  • Provides general assistance in inspection of facility usage in order to maintain efficient operations. Assist with identifying, planning, and coordinating resolution of all interior and exterior installations, renovations, improvements, service contracts, and maintenance needs, especially those impacting life & safety.
  • Conducts facility site inspections to ensure first-rate condition and maintenance of properties. Ensure supplies and equipment are maintained and kept in good working order. Identifies and report issues or changes.
  • Oversee the coordination and planning for acquired building space and supply needs of departments and the University.
  • Coordinates the preventive maintenance program for the buildings.
  • Promptly address tenant issues, requests, and complaints regarding building aesthetics, parking issues, janitorial concerns; follow up with customers to ensure expectations have been met.
  • Coordinates with departments on repairs and maintenance work assignments performed by technicians, vendors, landscaping, and janitorial work.
  • Communicates with all relevant internal departments, subcontractors (building maintenance or vendor) regarding the specific needs of the client, both in planned or emergent situations.
  • Assist in coordination of pre-event, event, and post-event workload to include security plans, setup reviews, switchovers, vendor deliveries, custodial attention, and staffing, and A/V production. Document and communicate day-of concerns with campus partners. Find creative, collaborative solutions to solve urgent production needs.
    Inspect entire buildings to identify general corrective maintenance as necessary for proper maintenance and operation of various equipment, fixtures, etc.
  • Supervise facilities personnel assigned to the School of Medicine, monitor, and coordinate all maintenance activities in the school facilities. Supervise the facilities maintenance request portal on behalf of the SOM. Plan, control, and direct the relocation of research labs and offices in the School of Medicine. Coordinate and monitor security in and around School of Medicine buildings and manage compliance in the environmental, health, and safety program. Lead the acquisition of services, equipment, and contracts with the Office of Procurement, including biomedical research equipment, audiovisual systems, and furniture / installations.
  • Manages multiple projects at one time.
  • Ensure design and construction projects are completed on time and to the client's satisfaction.
  • Assists in outlining project plans, setting project goals and deadlines, and evaluating project performance.
  • Manage and assist various staff, engineers, architects, project managers with design and project management for various construction and renovation initiatives in the school.
  • Manage the planning, designing, and constructing facilities. Manage renovations and facilities improvements.
  • Collaborate with the campus community to formulate plans, optimize space, and expedite
    renovation and construction of School facilities.
  • Assist in preparing schools facility planning that establishes priorities for space utilization and renovations.
  • Collaborate with campus Design & Construction and Operations & Maintenance to establish and implement a comprehensive facilities renewal program and design standards. Assist in the development and executions of policies, procedures, and tools related to Schools design and construction management, design and construction practices, project management protocol, performance tracking and archives management.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Responds to facilities emergencies in collaboration with the Departments of Facilities and Emergency Management in order to ensure continuity of School of Medicine operations.
Qualifications :

Education: Bachelors in architecture, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Structural Engineering, Architectural Engineering, Construction Management, Urban Planning, Business or Public Administration.

Experience: Eight (8) years of experience in project design, management, implementation, and assessment; and program management, as well as construction of institutional or commercial projects. Experience in medical research environment preferred. Advanced facilities operations / design and construction project management may be considered in lieu of a Bachelor's degree.

Supervision: Five (5) years in work coordination, training, and daily oversight of staff, vendors, students, or volunteers.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

Thorough knowledge of position requirements. Thorough knowledge of all applicable requirements, regulations, and laws. Skill in effective use of applicable technology/systems. Ability to effectively communicate both verbal and written thoughts, ideas, and facts. Ability to support a mission and strategic vision. Instructional, training, and teambuilding skills to strengthen and cultivate relationships. Skill in consultation and change management. Ability to demonstrate, understand, apply, and adhere to the UMB Core Values of Respect and Integrity, Well-being and Sustainability, Equity and Justice, and Innovation and Discovery.

Hiring Range: $122,500 - $135,000 (Commensurate with education and experience)

UMB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy. For assistance related to employment, please contact the Staffing department at .

If you anticipate needing a reasonable accommodation for a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), during any part of the employment process, please submit a UMB Job Applicant Accommodation Request. You may also contact . Please note that only inquiries concerning an ADA request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

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