Advertised Summary Job Description: The Director of Capital Project Management is seeking a highly skilled individual to work as a Project Manager in the Office of Capital Project Management at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC). The individual will work under the Director to supervise and coordinate all aspects of large and small capital projects including: research laboratories, major infrastructure and educational initiatives. 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/engineers, 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, 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 budgets and schedules for all aspects of projects including: design, construction, relocations, furniture procurement and 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.
Candidate responsibilities shall include reviewing infrastructure/MEP drawings, specifications, engineering documents, provide technical MEP/Infrastructure oversight on Capital Projects, oversee and manage all aspects of scoping, budgeting, programming, compliance to University standards, design, shop drawings, construction, start up, commissioning, close out, energy management and turn over and approvals from all authorities having jurisdiction, SKIRE and departmental requirements and overall communication of project teams.
He/She must have a demonstrated experience with trouble shooting and developing cost-effective solutions to mechanical problems.
Performs other duties as assigned.
General Minimum Qualifications: Minimum qualification for grade requires a bachelor's degree, or equivalent in education and experience, plus four years of related experiences.
Position-specific minimum qualifications are listed below.
Additional Specific 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.
Background in engineered building systems including HVAC, boiler, chiller and other infrastructure required.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required.
Ability to work independently is required. The ability to determine priorities, exercise initiative and work under pressure is required. Willingness and ability to learn new software programs is required.
Preferred Qualifications: Background in managing the development of research laboratories, building infrastructure, and education facilities in excess of $12,000,000 is preferred. A degree in Mechanical Engineering and Professional Engineer license and LEED accreditation is highly preferred, in addition to professional training in scheduling software (Primavera or Microsoft Project).
The preferred candidate will be a licensed Professional Engineer with mechanical engineering/construction experience with engineered systems including HVAC, boilers, chillers, controls, commissioning, and other infrastructure.
Experience with Autocad, Excel, Word, Powerpoint, and scheduling software a plus.
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.