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Minimum Requirements


Education & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or other appropriate technical area, and
  • Minimum of ten years of progressively responsible experience that demonstrates in-depth knowledge and understanding of museum facilities management and sophisticated facilities systems in a University setting. Two or more of those years should be managing facilities operations and maintenance staff in an environment with a variety of building types (administrative offices, classrooms, laboratories, residential & dining facilities, auditoriums, etc.).
  • Combination of technical education, training, and experience may be considered.
  • Previous supervisory experience required.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Proven track record of creating strategic programs to solve problems leading to improved processes, collaborations, and increased efficiencies in building management;
  • Proven, advanced computer skills particularly with MS Excel. Experience with FileMaker Pro or relational database preferred. Experience interpreting blueprints and schematics, and skilled in creation of floor plan development software;
  • Must be able to successfully manage multiple assignments with changing priorities, possess excellent analytical and project management skills, and ability to handle confidential material with tact and discretion. Must be able to communicate effectively and professionally in writing and verbally;
  • Excellent judgment is essential;
  • Position requires ability to contribute to operational decision-making and implement and project-manage new initiatives;
  • Demonstrated skill in working successfully with diverse constituents with competing needs is required, as is being a persuasive and supportive team member. Experience and enthusiasm for working in an academic art setting highly preferred.

Certifications and Licenses

  • Prefer certification/registration/licenses related to any of the following:
    • Professional Engineer, Registered Architect, Certified Contractor, Certified Facility Manager.
  • Valid California license and clean driving record required.

Physical Requirements

  • 50% Sitting, perform desk-based computer tasks, use a telephone;
  • 45% and/walk, twist/bend/stoop/squat, grasp lightly/fine manipulation;
  • 5% Must be able to lift/carry/push/pull objections up to 50lbs for short distances on occasion.
  • Must be comfortable with heights and going up small stairways and escorting repair personnel to roof. Must be able to conduct small repairs and use hand tools and lifts.
  • Rarely kneel/crawl, climb (ladders, scaffolds, or other), reach/work above shoulders, grasp forcefully, writing by hand, sort/file paperwork or parts, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh >40 pounds.

Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job.


Working Conditions

  • Position requires significant amount of weekend, weeknight and early morning availability and ability to respond to building emergencies. Will need to be scheduled for some holidays. Regular schedule likely to include at least one weekend day per week, such as Tuesday – Saturday, with additional flexibility to accommodate events and other needs.
  • Requires 24-hour response availability seven days per week for emergency situations.
  • May be exposed to noise > 80dB TWA.
  • May working at heights 4 - 10 ft.

Work Standards

  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.

Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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