Advertised Summary Job Description: Columbia University Medical Center is seeking a highly skilled individual to work as a Project Manager in the CUMC Housing Office. The individual will work under the joint direction of the Director of Capital Projects Management and the Director of Housings to supervise and coordinate all aspects of capital projects including: apartment renovations, infrastructure upgrades, and other renovation projects.
Specifically, the selected candidate will be responsible to coordinate a complex team of professional consultants, facilities team members, and numerous client groups. The candidate will have demonstrated an ability to work with project architects and end-users to insure that the project meets many varied needs. The selected individual will be required to work collaboratively with CUMC Facilities Operations, Public Safety, Radiation Safety, CUMC Compliance, Environmental Health & Safety, Data/Telephone and Space Planning to coordinate the many stakeholders in any given project.
The selected candidate will prepare standard Columbia University contracts for architectural, engineering and construction services, and will be responsible to coordinate on-site activities of general contractors and/or construction managers. He/she will prepare requisitions, purchase orders and keep current on invoices for payment. The candidate will oversee the preparation of bid documents and manage the process using the University Bidding Policies. She/he will develop and manage schedules for all aspects of projects including: design, construction, relocations, furniture procurement & installation, and move-ins. The candidate will create a record keeping system of hard and electronic files for all project related correspondence, contracts, drawings, specifications and other documents. The candidate may also be required to perform light drafting and design services for interior renovation projects.
The selected candidate will have experience with engineered systems including HVAC, boilers, chillers, and other infrastructure. The selected candidate must have a demonstrated experience with trouble shooting and developing cost-effective solutions to mechanical problems.
General Minimum Qualifications: Position requires a bachelor's degree plus ten (10) years of related experience or the equivalent in education and experience; or a Master's degree with five (5) years of directly related experience in the management of design and construction projects. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required. Background in engineered building systems including HVAC, boiler, chiller and other infrastructure required. Other duties as assigned.
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Preferred Qualifications: Background in managing the development of research laboratories, building infrastructure, and education facilities in excess of $10,000,000 is preferred. degree in architecture, engineering or construction management is highly preferred, in addition to professional training in scheduling (Primavera or Microsoft).
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It... seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.