Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,445 full-time undergraduates and 5,125 graduate and professional students. Ranked 35 among national universities, Boston College has 878 full-time and 1,201 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1.2 billion, and an endowment in excess of $2.8 billion.
The Facilities Information Analyst will fulfill a critical role in Facilities Management's commitment to promoting technology advancement throughout the division. Recognizing the criticality of managing lifecycle data throughout the phases of a building (planning, design, construction, and operations), this position will be responsible for ensuring a smooth flow of information between systems. In addition, this position will be charged with maintaining campus site data and associated documentation in Facilities Management's geographic information system (GIS). This position will ensure project documentation is extracted from various systems and loaded into Facilities Management's core systems. With a wide variety of systems in use, Facilities Management seeks continuous improvement in the entire staff's use of technology. The GIS / Lifecycle Data Analyst will maintain standards and improve the flow of project close-out data to enable real-time access to accurate information for staff in the office and in the field. As part of the Facilities Management Information Systems (FMIS) department, this position will collaborate with staff members throughout the division including field technicians, project managers, and others involved in the design and execution of site and building projects. Maintaining and improving established data structures and naming conventions, this position will ensure building equipment data is loaded into Facilities Management's ticketing/asset management system (Autodesk BIM 360 Ops). In addition, this position will ensure that project close-out documentation is organized and filed in the file management system, and that other systems are updated as required. This position will continue to publish campus data to the ESRI Community Maps program to maintain the University's public-facing campus map. This position will maintain the GIS data and build applications in a manner that will allow self-service and the adoption of the technology by other Facilities personnel, support departments that use Facilities Management's GIS-based campus map, and integrate GIS with other systems and technology. Systems integration, management of system upgrades, technical documentation, troubleshooting of networked devices, and training of facilities personnel are key functions for all members of the department. Field work associated with data collection, troubleshooting and user training is essential. The FMIS team prioritizes its commitment to training and user support to promote the adoption of forward-leaning technology throughout the Facilities Management division.
Requirements: The successful candidate must possess strong working knowledge of ArcGIS applications (desktop and online), location-based data structures, the use of AutoCAD and/or Revit. In addition, the candidate must have a portfolio of experience including printed and/or online maps, presentation materials, data management strategies, and use of standards. Experience with data analysis is essential. Report writing, SQL, and/or Microsoft Power BI experience is highly desirable. Strong skills with general office productivity systems (including Google Apps, Microsoft Office, and Smartsheet) are required. Organized work habits, an eagerness to learn new technologies, the ability to work independently, and strong communication skills are essential to this role. Bachelor's degree is required (major in engineering, architecture, or geography is preferred). Five years of work experience is preferred. Facilities management experience is preferred.
Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits depending on your job classification eligibility:
Tuition remission for Employees
Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements
Generous Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
Low-Cost Life Insurance
Eligibility for both University-Funded 401k and Employer-Sponsored 403b Retirement Plans
Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.
Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at https://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity .
Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both teaching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation.