Reporting to the Vice President, the Senior Director, Building/Life Safety and Compliance serves as the Capital Projects & Facilities division's chief safety and compliance officer for code compliance, environmental health and safety, and fire safety. The Senior Director will represent the University as appropriate to federal, state and local regulatory agencies (i.e., federal Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA), New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), New York City Department of Buildings (DoB), etc.) and serving as a consultative resource and strategic thought partner to leadership and senior management clients. Implement programs to respond to and address violations. Implement processes and procedures to reduce violations and associated financial penalties. - Authorization and oversight of certifications of documents (owner’s statements, etc) as the responsible NYU administrator for city, state, and federal forms, certifications, and eFile systems (e.g., ARTS). Provide annual reports including detailed metrics related to important compliance and safety programs (e.g., violations addressed, temporary certificates of occupancy (TCO) inventory, certificates of occupancy (CO) inventory, reported injuries and near misses, etc.) The Senior Director will also liaise closely and partner as appropriate with the Vice Provost for Research’s designee for lab safety and with the NYU Department of Public Safety. Key responsibilities include the following: - Provide strategic direction to Capital Projects & Facilities' Office of Building/Life Safety and Compliance. Determine all office wide performance and measurement standards, deployment of human and physical resources, and development and evaluation of policies and procedures regarding related safety and compliance considerations for the NYU community. - Collaborate with regulatory agencies, local authorities having jurisdiction, and NYU stakeholders in support of the University mission and related safety and compliance considerations. - Direct the development of training programs, resources and organizational talent. - Execute a strategic, innovative and client focused safety and compliance program that will provide solution oriented, customer-focused services.