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MANAGER, GROUNDS, RECYCLING AND FLEET SERVICES, Facilities-Grounds Services, to provide leadership, resources, and direction to grounds services, fleet management, and recycling and waste management to achieve high levels of quality work and customer satisfaction. Will manage a combined $6M budget (includes salaries and contracts); plan, manage, and implement recycling and solid waste removal programs including specialty streams for the Institute with the assistance from staff; partner within the Department of Facilities and across the MIT community on materials management initiatives, waste collections processes, reuse opportunities, and educational programs to increase recycling and reduce trash that will result in cost savings and/or efficiencies to the Institute; develop problem-solving techniques and long-range planning; and develop, maintain, and analyze data related to performance, supplies inventory and usage, and customer satisfaction and produce various reports on this data.
REQUIRED: bachelor's degree; at least seven years of direct/related experience in landscape or horticultural management; supervisory experience; working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Windows operation systems, internet browsers, and email programs and the ability to learn software used by the different operational teams; knowledge of labor relations and experience with unionized workforce; experience contracting with vendors for concrete, asphalt, and other outside grounds repairs; experience leading in a team-oriented environment; excellent interpersonal and written and oral communication skills; ability to work effectively with a diverse population. PREFERRED: knowledge of waste management and recycling practices and procedures, knowledge of fleet management practices and procedures, experience managing large-scale snow and ice removal, and knowledge of SAP. Job #21397-10
Grounds Services is a seven-day essential operation and the position requires availability to work any shift, weekends, holidays, and snow events.
This position requires an in-person presence and remote work is not likely.
MIT will conduct a background check (including checking criminal records) for finalists.
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