Department: Campus Planning & Facilities Management - Design & Construction Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing Salary: $65,000 - $95,000 per year
Compensation Band: OS-OA08-Fiscal Year 2018-2019
Application Review Begins
November 12, 2018; position opened until filled.
Special Instructions to Applicants To be considered for this position, applicants must submit a complete application. Complete applications must include an online application, a cover letter, and resume that specifically address how the candidate meets the minimum and preferred qualifications for the position.
Campus Planning and Facilities Management (CPFM) is a vibrant department, which comprises five units, and approximately 270 employees: Facilities Services, Utilities & Energy, Campus Planning, Office of Sustainability, and Design & Construction. The units of CPFM strive to provide excellent customer service to the University of Oregon campus and operate with the highest professional standards, communicating and collaborating with customers to support the stewardship of the campus.
The Office of Design and Construction (D&C) works closely with Facilities personnel, faculty, and staff across campus to deliver successful, budget-conscious projects. Project sizes range from under $50,000 to over $100M. Project types include small departmental moves, interior renovations, new building construction, and many different types in between.
This position represents the University of Oregon as an Owner's Representative for Design and Construction (D&C) projects providing the management, leadership, and complete oversight to the delivery of University construction projects of varying sizes and complexity ($5k - $200M+). This position will focus on Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing (MEP), Utility Infrastructure and other technically based projects reporting to the Assistant Director of Engineering and Utilities. Projects types include, but are not limited to, remodels, tenant in-fill, additions, site, utility, MEP and ground-up construction projects. This position is responsible for the development and management of the overall project budget, schedule, design process, contract administration, construction delivery, and close-out components of a given project.
This position effectively communicates and integrates with technical staff from Campus Planning and Facilities Management (CPFM), D&C, Information Services, Safety and Risk Services, Information Services, campus User Groups, etc. into each project to ensure a comprehensive team approach to project delivery, and ensures D&C policies and procedures are maintained. Within the bounds of the project delivery process, this position has authority to make budgetary decisions and authorize changes to a project’s contract value within the approved signature authority limits set by the University Administration.
This position will work closely with the Assistant Director of Engineering and Utilities, Associate Vice President of CPFM (AVP), the Director of Design & Construction (DD&C), and D&C area managers in the planning and development of a defined program area, which establishes mid- and long-term planning and program requirements, and infrastructure improvements.
This position provides, promotes, and fosters positive, productive, and professional working relationships within the department as well as with campus stakeholder teams, administrators and University leadership, architects, engineers, contractors, in-house campus project delivery teams, federal, state, and local officials. Exceptional customer service is paramount to the success of the position.
ESSENTIAL PERSONNEL: This unit may provide essential services during times of emergencies and inclement weather. This position may be required to fulfill essential services and functions during these times.
Minimum Requirements • A Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management, or a closely-related field OR ten years of experience managing building construction and site development projects or building systems within an architectural, engineering, construction firm or as an Owners Representative. • Five years of engineering, architectural, construction management or Owners Representative experience, which includes two years of experience of primary project management responsibility involving building construction and site development or building systems.
Professional Competencies • Ability to assemble, organize, and present information derived from a variety of original and secondary sources. • Demonstrates an ability to communicate well, both orally and in writing, with varied groups and to work effectively with university students, faculty, and staff, as well as with governmental entities, community groups, and the general public. • Demonstrates an understanding of the objectives, components, and structure of a research university and of the planning policy issues and processes of the University of Oregon. • Demonstrates commitment to the university’s affirmative action and equal opportunity goals and plans and the university’s and the department’s diversity plans. • Maintains the highest ethical standards within the department and within the university. • Demonstrates the ability to provide, promote, and foster positive, productive, and professional working relationships within the department as well as campus User groups and other various University departments and outside agencies. • Exceptional internal and external customer service.
• Experience with public processes. • LEED certification. • Managed or was part of the management team for Utility and MEP systems construction.
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.
The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.
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