Maryville University is seeking a candidate for the position of Senior Project Manager to oversee all aspects of capital projects. The Senior Project Manager will work in a team setting, and coordinate with both University staff and consulting firms through the design, bidding, and construction phases, ensuring that the University's vision is achieved within the stated schedules and available funds.
The successful candidate must be committed to fostering a culturally diverse atmosphere for faculty, staff, and students.
Progressively responsible experience in construction-related work or in the design and planning of facilities.
10-years construction related experience overseeing contracts
Experience working with design-build, construction management with a GMP, and design-bid-build methods.
Comprehensive knowledge of construction, design documents, general building codes, related terminology, and the project management skills required to oversee these activities.
Experience in working with authorities that require project approvals, including Planning and Zoning, Architectural Review Board, other governmental authorities and utility companies.
Ability to prepare and assess project schedules, then make timely decisions that are required to meet project deadlines.
Ability to work with consultants to analyze cost estimates and budgets.
Working knowledge of mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection, structural, and architectural building systems.
Ability to analyze and negotiate best pricing for products and services, including technology and furniture procurement.
Ability to understand and review construction documents and specifications for meeting the University's standards.
Ability to assess the status of construction and provide solid judgements regarding realistic completion dates.
Proficient in using software to manage capital projects.
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills and can effectively work with faculty, staff, and students, fostering a culturally diverse atmosphere.
Excellent time management and organizational skills with a commitment to achieving desired results.
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
Ability to be adaptable, intuitive, and flexible.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Strong sense of initiative; a self-starter
Bachelor's degree in Construction Management or related field.
Project Management certification
Construction-related experience in higher education
Experience with the City of Town & Country, Missouri.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
An offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of a drug and background screening.
Applicants requiring University sponsorship to obtain employment authorization will not be considered for this position.
Maryville University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and prohibiting discrimination on the basis of age, disability, gender, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race/color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. This extends to all aspects of the employment relationship, including recruiting, hiring, training, on-the-job treatment, promotion, layoff, and termination.
Job Type: Full-time
At times will require working on evenings and weekends throughout project.
Maryville University is a selective, comprehensive and nationally ranked private institution more than 6,000 students. Maryville offers more than 100 degrees at the undergraduate, masters and doctoral levels to students from 50 states and 32 countries. Consistently ranked as a top private school by Forbes and Kiplinger's, Maryville has been named the Number 1 Over-performing University in the nation by US News and World Report for the last two years. Maryville's athletics teams compete in 20 intercollegiate sports at the NCAA Division II level in the Great Lakes Valley Conference. Founded in 1872, the University is ideally situated on 130 picturesque acres in West St. Louis County.