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Boston University LIBRARIES FACILITIES MANAGER, Boston University Libraries in BOSTON, Massachusetts

The Library Facilities Manager works closely with the Associate Director of the Gotlieb Center, Libraries’ leadership, and the Campus Planning and Operations area manager to ensure that library spaces meet or exceed expectations for safety, cleanliness, organization, and efficiency for two primary constituencies: the users whose experiences should be defined by excellence and superlative services and the staff, who should be provided with the best possible environment in which to provide those services.

This position is based at Mugar Memorial Library, the Libraries’ main branch, but responds to requests and concerns and works with staff and leadership at all Libraries’ branches, comprising over 300,000 square feet of space. The types of spaces in the purview of the position include but are not limited to patron individual and group study spaces; staff workspaces; meeting and instruction spaces; collection storage including those open to the public (e.g., open stacks); and high security distinctive collections storage.

The position acts as the first responder to emergent situations, environmental and facilities disruptions, and time-sensitive issues at all locations and branches. The position also collaborates with the Associate Director of the Gotlieb Center to proactively review library spaces to identify and document legacy facilities issues and current circumstances, with an eye toward short-, medium- and longer-term solutions and improvements.

Required Skills

  • Bachelor's degree required.

  • 3-5 years of relevant experience.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the demonstrated ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.

  • Strong project management skills and experience.

  • Valid driver's license.

This position is eligible for Boston University's generous benefits package including health, dental, life insurance, tuition remission, paid time off, and so much more!

Please note all newly hired staff and faculty, will need to be in compliance with Boston University’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement ( within 30 days of date of hire. You must upload your vaccine documentation or request a medical or religious exemption (instructions ( ). For further information on the University’s response to COVID-19, please visit the Back2BU site ( .

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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