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Building Manager (DHMC-Lebanon Campus)

Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH 03755
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Dartmouth College

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans or any other legally protected group.

Position Information

Position Title
Building Manager (DHMC-Lebanon Campus)

Geisel Facilities

Position Number

Position Purpose

This position serves as the initial point of contact for all matters concerning the Geisel School of Medicine's DHMC-Lebanon campus buildings. In this capacity, the Building Manager is expected to coordinate, make recommendations, and provide oversight for necessary maintenance and building upkeep activities, and to manage and provide oversight over occupant moves/relocations, small scale renovation projects, and other tasks necessary to ensure Geisel's DHMC-Lebanon campus meets the programmatic needs of Geisel's education and research missions.

The Building Manager, in conjunction with the Director of Facilities and in coordination with Dartmouth Hitchcock's (D-H's) Facilities and Engineering groups, ensures that Geisel's DHMC-Lebanon campus buildings are supported by a robust facilities maintenance program, and shall also serve as a liaison with Dartmouth College's FO&M group and external contractors and vendors, as needed. Provides oversight and supervision for the Borwell loading dock.

SEIU Level
Not an SEIU Position


Employment Category
Regular Full Time

Department Contact for Cover Letter
Wes Benbow, MBA

Special Instructions to Applicants

Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Key Accountabilities

Building Management (60%)

  • Serves as the initial point of contact for building occupant requests with respect to maintenance, systems failures, relocations, laboratory and office renovation, and fit-out requests. Ensures open communications, consistency, and timely coordination of services. Responds to and follows up on requests and emergencies, as appropriate.
  • Coordinates with academic and administrative departments to ensure the DHMC -Lebanon facilities meet their programmatic needs and achieve related master planning goals.
  • Schedules and coordinates the moving of faculty, staff, and student workspaces according to overall campus space plans; notifies affected colleagues of move schedules/timelines.
  • Responsible for partnering with Dartmouth's Environmental Health and Safety ( EHS ) office for establishing, providing oversight, and maintaining compliance with regulatory or EHS /Dartmouth policies with respect to management of hazardous chemicals and other materials, hazardous waste management, and general laboratory safety. Supports research personnel in their efforts to be compliant with federal, state, and municipal regulations that pertain to lab sciences.
  • Manages and serves as the primary point of contact for all access requests for Geisel's DHMC -Lebanon campus for employees, students, and visitors. Coordinates, as needed, with D-H's Parking and Safety Office to ensure Geisel employees and students/trainees are provided appropriate access to the DHMC -Lebanon campus.
  • Serves as an emergency point of contact for matters related to Geisel's DHMC -Lebanon campus buildings, along with the Director.
  • Incorporates sustainability and energy efficiency principles into everyday practices.
  • Works with the Director and D-H's facilities and engineering colleagues to identify, develop recommendations for, and address facility maintenance projects for Geisel's DHMC -Lebanon campus.
  • In conjunction with the Director, and with D-H facilities and engineering staff, as appropriate, provides oversight for the work control process as it applies to Geisel's DHMC -Lebanon campus facilities, ensuring efficiencies in estimating, planning, scheduling, and performing the work.
  • Partners with the Director and Dartmouth's Procurement Office to identify vendors and to solicit bids and qualify vendors/contractors for facilities or renovation services.
  • Provides oversight directly, or in partnership with project managers (PM) or construction managers (CM) engaged through Dartmouth's FO&M group, for DHMC -Lebanon campus renovation, construction, and facilities maintenance projects.
  • Collaborates with Animal Research Center ( CCMR ) leadership to ensure appropriate security, compliance, and facilities support for animals housed in the Borwell and Williamson facilities.
  • Provides oversight over the activities, personnel, and procedures for the Borwell loading dock.

Financial Planning/Management (20%)

  • In partnership with the Director, responsible for developing and providing oversight over operating and capital budget requests for the maintenance and upkeep of Geisel's DHMC -Lebanon campus buildings (Rubin, Borwell, Williamson, and Centerra Office Park), and for any shared DHMC campus capital projects (e.g. the mall, auditorium H).
  • Analyzes actual and planned expenditures against budget. Monitors accounts and advises the Director of issues or concerns.
  • Participates in monthly and annual budget meetings with the Director and Geisel's Office of Finance.

Communication (15%)

  • Responsible for providing notice to Geisel's DHMC -Lebanon community with respect to planned facilities work, service interruptions, and for conveying clear information on the status of relevant facilities activities/projects.
  • Communicates professionally with a wide range of faculty, students, and staff members.
  • Interacts regularly and professional with Dartmouth's FO&M groups, other Dartmouth and D-H facilities managers, and with outside vendors and contractors.
  • Regularly handles confidential or sensitive information; exercises discretion concerning its disposition.
  • Interprets, applies, and explains office, department, and Dartmouth policies and procedures.
  • Communicates respectfully with a diverse community.

Other Duties (5%)

  • At the Director's request, represents Geisel and its Facilities Office at meetings across Dartmouth College, Dartmouth-Hitchcock, and/or with other constituent groups.
  • Effectively communicates and personally supports the department values to foster diversity, equity and inclusiveness.
-- Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others. -- Performs other duties as assigned.



Posted: 2020-09-22 Expires: 2020-10-23

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