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Manager, Facilities & Space Planning

Major League Baseball is seeking to hire a Manager, Facilities and Space Planning who will be responsible for overseeing day-to-day facilities and space planning of MLB’s office in Midtown Manhattan, with the overall goal of ensuring that the office is run professionally and efficiently and is a hospitable environment where people want to work. The position will report to the Director of Critical Systems and Facilities.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Actively provide support to the Director of Critical Systems and Facilities

  • Manage the day-to-day office operations and facilities of the MLB corporate headquarters

  • Manage the space planning and moving projects for employees

  • Maintain up-to-date records of floorplans including new hires and resignations on our space management software

  • Oversee third party vendor relationships for all facilities related areas and trades; cleaning, exterminators, construction, furniture, electricians

  • Work closely with satellite offices to ensure consistent standards across the organization.

  • Understanding of BMS, AV and Lutron lighting controls systems

  • Knowledge of local NYC laws and building codes

  • Manage and drive corporate office sustainability program

  • Provide operational oversight for assigned workplace projects, and regularly communicate to project stakeholders on operational improvements, outcomes, and recurring issues

  • Partner on real estate needs and projects as needed

  • Monitor expenses and purchase order activities related to facility operation items and participate in quarterly and annual budgeting processes

  • Provide a positive, professional, and functional working environment for employees and visitors

  • Ensure the office(s) has the amenities and facilities to enable employees to be productive and efficient while maintaining and reinforcing the culture of the company

  • Manage direct reports, including resource planning, hiring, performance management development requirements and absence management

  • Support and assist with events as needed


  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • 5+ years of experience in operations, facilities, and space planning

  • Management experience

  • Knowledge of real estate

  • Knowledge of building systems, HVAC, Electrical, Plumbing, Life safety

  • Familiarity with general building standards and safety and emergency codes and protocols

  • Ability to be in the office Monday through Friday; nights, weekends, and holiday coverage may be required on occasion

  • Available and “on call” to address operations issues during non-work hours

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Detailed-oriented, with strong project planning and time management skills

  • Ability to work within a budget

  • Flexible team player, with a track record of reliability and strong interpersonal skills

  • Able to exercise discretion with highly confidential information

  • Ability to lift approximately 20-40 pounds 

  • Travel

  • Computer literate, and familiar with all Microsoft Office products

Per the NYC pay transparency law, the hiring range for this position is $75,000 to $100,000.