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The MIT Office of Sustainability is seeking applications for the following joint position:

Project Manager For Sustainable Design And Construction


The Project Manager For Sustainable Design And Construction will engage with multiple infrastructure departments to ensure success in fulfilling MIT’s commitment to the robust integration of sustainable design, campus planning, and construction standards. The position will report (in three phases) to the Office of Sustainability for eighteen months, Office of Campus Planning for twelve, and then to Campus Construction full-time. Phase one responsibilities include managing the development and implementation of sustainable design and construction standards and process; supporting the measurement and verification process; providing capacity building/training workshops; developing sustainable design and energy protocols for multiple lab types; and supporting the integration of a carbon price into design projects where feasible. Phase two includes leading major planning efforts and developing new concepts/techniques for Institute planning; conducting space utilization and feasibility studies and performing test fits; developing, producing, and managing planning studies and projects; participating in the selection of and guiding consultants and other contractual arrangements; monitoring government-mandated planning requirements; and linking long-range vision/concepts to day-to-day work. Phase three involves strategically leading projects and enabling a sustainable infrastructure at MIT.
REQUIRED: bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred) in engineering, architecture, or construction management discipline; at least five years’ experience in sustainability programs; LEED certification; strong working knowledge of relevant Massachusetts' building codes and regulations; familiarity with issues pertaining to energy and related emissions, building design and construction, waste, water, land, and transportation; strong analytic and strategic planning skills; excellent communication and interpersonal skills; ability to negotiate and form alliances and to work effectively with people from multiple disciplines, at different levels, and with varying degrees of technical knowledge. Experience in an academic environment advantageous. Job #13498-P


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