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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Assistant Director for Residential Renewal Planning in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Assistant Director for Residential Renewal Planning

  • Job Number: 21468

  • Functional Area: Construction Project Management

  • Department: Housing & Residential Services

  • School Area: Dean for Student Life

  • Employment Type: Full-Time

  • Employment Category: Exempt

  • Visa Sponsorship Available: No

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ASSISTANT DIRECTOR FOR RESIDENTIAL RENEWAL PLANNING, Division of Student Life (DSL)-Housing and Residential Services (HRS)-Construction and Renovation, to be responsible for supporting all aspects of projecting and planning for the future needs of MIT’s residential system in order to inform the MIT capital plan and the HRS housing roadmap. The residential system consists of eleven undergraduate residence halls with 3700 beds, eight graduate residence halls with 2700 beds, and three MIT-owned/operated fraternity and sorority buildings (2.8M sq. ft). Will work closely with the director of capital renewal and renovation on systematizing the collection of building condition data, establishing matrices for evaluation and development of a structured process to assess the housing portfolio, prioritizing projects, and creating a long-range plan. Will also refine and document processes and protocols for Construction and Renovation to ensure consistent internal departmental procedures and effective collaboration and integration with MIT’s Capital Renewal program and renovation policies and procedures; and facilitate the work of the Housing Capital Renewal Working Group to assess facility conditions, prioritize projects, and inform the development of a longer-range plan. A full description is available at https://studentlife.mit.edu/content/dsl-open-positions.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: bachelor’s degree in engineering, architecture, or an architectural discipline or related field; seven years’ experience in architecture, engineering, planning, project management, or urban design; management experience; experience and comfort with technology, CAD, VFA, e-Builder, electronic work order tracking systems (e.g., SAP), MS Office, Google docs, etc.; strong written and verbal communication skills; ability to remain flexible and adaptable to change and apply a solutions-oriented approach to problem-solving; and a valid driver’s license and ability to drive. PREFERRED: higher education experience, LEED certification, and proven ability to work in a team-oriented fashion. Job #21468-10

Salary range: $95,000-120,000, depending on experience. This position is designated as essential personnel (required to work on emergency closing, holidays, and special holidays along with all other emergencies). Only candidates who submit a cover letter and resume will be considered for the position. Employment is conditional upon successful completion of a background check and driver’s license check. 6/23/22