Facility Manager




Melkamu Birlie Genet

Facility Manager for Faculty of Chemical and Food Engineering

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain educational and research support technologies, software’s and online resources;
  • Ensure the provision and functionality of classroom and syndicate rooms’ technologies, infrastructure.
  • Ensure the provision and functionality of offices and syndicate rooms’ technologies, infrastructure
  • Support and advise chairs in the development, maintenance and accessing of their respective electronic, digital, and other online course system resources
  • Oversee the demonstration and instruct ion of students in the preparation of materials and the use of laboratory and workshop equipment
  • To ensure that the Technical team provides a helpful and timely reactive service to the requests of academic staff regarding preparation for laboratory practical sessions and for research.
  • To respond to student requests for assistance in practical sessions and where appropriate with projects and equipment support, where these needs cannot be met directly from a member of the Technical team, maintaining a professional approach to support students, promoting development and preventing dependency.
  • Oversee and contribute to the preparation and maintenance of equipment for laboratory work, including set up, dismantling and resetting of experimental spaces as necessary.
  • Provide timely, efficient and customer based printing and copying services
  • Develop and produce audio-video resources: lectures, expert interviews, laboratory, experiments, conferences, historic places and events, movies.
  • Ensure a conducive environment for efficient laboratories and workshops utilization.
  • Provide support and guidance on the use of materials and equipment for teaching and research.
  • Make collaborative decisions with academic staff and the technical team regarding preparation for laboratory and workshop sessions.
  • Provide advice to students and colleagues where necessary to allow them to make decisions concerning practical work.
  • Initiate proposal s and contribute to collaborative decisions with academic staff regarding, for example, the purchase of new capital equipment
  • Undertake any other related tasks given by the dean


Facility Manager at FCFE

Faculty of Chemical and Food Engineering

Bahir Dar Institute of Technology, Bahir Dar University

Bahir Dar, Ethiopia

Phone: +251983164986

Bahir Dar, Ethiopia