General Summary Coordinates building services and laboratory improvements with faculty; acts as the primary contact for any facility related problems. Assists in the coordination of equipment storage, exchange, surplus and retirement of NIH funded research equipment. Contributes to the development of new and renovated research facilities, and quality improvement projects. Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Coordinates and approves renovations of offices and laboratories within the research facility. Works with research departments, Project Management and Engineering to review proposed renovations. Plans and monitors the renovation process to ensure completion within established schedule and according to specifications and required building and safety codes.
Coordinates the implementation and/or delivery of specialized ad hoc services or projects related to facilities support, development or construction.
Schedules and oversees moves into and out of the facility. Verifies authorization for equipment removal. Tags and records incoming equipment. Schedules availability of the loading dock and ensures that services required and preparations for equipment have been arranged.
Leads special quality improvement projects on service and operational procedures. Recommends and drafts policies and procedures related to facility development and quality improvements.
Supports building program changes. Coordinates the addition of new investigators into the facility. Coordinates the exit of investigators out of the facility.
Minimum Knowledge and Skills Required
Work requires the level of knowledge typically acquired through completion of 2 years of occupationally-specific education or an Associate's degree in the building trades, construction, mechanical trades or a closely related field and 5 - 6 years experience.
Work requires the analytical skills necessary to plan for, design or enhance highly-complex, hospital-wide systems and programs, resolve problems requiring a comprehensive and state-of-the-art awareness of the technology and literature in a professional, technical or scientific field, or develop financial and operating plans for a large department/division.
Work requires the ability to effectively manage the employees within assigned unit/department and to persuade and negotiate with peer level managers on issues and programs that impact assigned unit/department. Work requires effectively dealing with conflicting views or issues and mediating fair and workable solutions.
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Internal Number: 3008392
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Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.