BMI Building Manager

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BMI Building Manager🔍School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United StatesNew📁Facilities📅6 days ago Post Date📅89077 Requisition #Stanford University is seeking a Facilities Services Manager (BMI Building Manager).

The BMI Building Manager will support the continued move and ongoing occupancy of the new 200,000 square foot Biomedical Innovations building, which is located between CCSR and the new Stanford Hospital.

This position will work with the multiple departmental and OFPM teams to identify and resolve issues ahead and after the move. It will have oversight of central services including glassware washing and related staff hiring/management, delivery management, building operational issues, and other issues related to common equipment, space allocation, cost allocation, utility and backup power problems, etc.

Key Responsibilities Include:
Act as central building resource/expert/overseer on health and safety issues, including all compliance matters.
Manage all operational areas of BMI by providing day-to-day support to faculty, their labs and workgroups.
Serve as a key point of contact and liaison to all BMI labs for SoM Safety and Emergency Management (S&EM) staff for lab safety inspections, chemical inventory compliance requirements and building compliance issues as well as Emergency Planning.

Other Duties include:

  • Coordinate daily activities of assigned shop(s), including: scheduling and assigning work to staff and directing and leading workers in completing assigned work; monitoring work and project activity progress, making necessary changes; completing performance evaluations of assigned staff; performing quality assurance checks, and coordinating health and safety programs and training.
  • Track budget for area of responsibility, and provide time and workforce needs and estimates to higher level management based on cost analyses, ensuring work is completed according to stipulated price and agreement.
  • Implement, interpret, and manage policies and procedures pertaining to operations and facilities management.
  • Manage service contracts as applicable.
  • Coordinate activities, construction, and renovation with Stanford staff, subcontractors, and/or vendors. Support assigned project activities; ensure compliance with larger unit goals.
* - Other duties may also be assigned.

Prior experience managing staff is highly desirable. Prior lab/building management experience in wet lab environment. Knowledge of Stanford policies around health and safety, chemical, and fire code.


A combination of education, training and experience performing responsibilities similar to those listed above.


  • Ability to coordinate daily activities including work scheduling, quality assurance, program validation, monitoring of maintenance activities, and supervision of personnel.
  • Demonstrated experience working with subcontractors/vendors and demonstrated ability to monitor project activities and ensure compliance with internal/external regulations.
  • Demonstrated experience analyzing and interpreting policies.
  • Knowledge of environmental and safety rules, regulations, and policies. Ability to conduct job site inspections to ensure compliance.
  • Ability to follow written and verbal directions and communicate those instructions to others.




  • requently sitting, perform desk-based computer tasks, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
  • Occasionally stand/walk, twist/bend/stoop/squat, grasp lightly/fine manipulation, use a telephone, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 11-20 pounds.
  • 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 his or her job.


  • 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.


  • 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,
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Job No:
Posted: 4/8/2021
Application Due: 6/7/2021
Work Type: Full Time