Director of Residential Renewal & Renovation – MIT

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Division of Student Life (DSL) Housing & Residential Services (HRS) team seeks a DIRECTOR OF RESIDENTIAL RENEWAL AND RENOVATION to serve as a member of the senior leadership team and provide leadership, strategic planning, oversight, and supervision of residential construction and renovation projects, day-to-day repair and maintenance needs, and smaller program space upgrades. MIT residential facilities house a range of living environments and distinctive communities actively led by faculty heads of house and student house governments. The residences include over 2.8 million sq. ft. and approximately 6,000 bed spaces and apartments. MIT will be undertaking significant renewal projects in older buildings over the next several years.  Will ensure that all projects align with MIT and DSL standards, quality, customer service, and value to campus residents and the greater MIT community; collaborate with MIT Dining to support residential dining-related projects as needed; represent the interests of DSL and HRS during the planning process for all residential construction projects managed by MIT Campus Construction and serve as liaison to the Department of Facilities for capital renewal and repair and maintenance needs.  Will report to the senior associate dean for HRS.

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Job Requirements:

REQUIRED:  bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred) in a related field; ten years of relevant experience; Knowledge of architectural principles related to design, construction, and operations; knowledge of construction and building systems (structural, life safety, mechanical, electrical, plumbing systems, etc.); and ability to read and interpret construction documents and blueprints.  PREFERRED:  master’s degree; progressive experience in capital project planning and management, strategic financial planning, and design/construction supervision; and experience working in higher education administration and campus housing. Job #22370-11

Salary range: 140K-170K, depending on experience

Some weekend and evening work may be required.
This position is eligible for a hybrid work arrangement.
Only candidates who submit a cover letter and resume will be considered for the position.
Employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background check.