Princeton University's Office of Capital Projects (OCP), seeks experienced Project Managers to join their dynamic staff as Princeton embarks on an ambitious multi-year capital program.
The Project Managers represent the University's interests throughout the design and construction process and are responsible for the coordination of the University's efforts and the communication plan for the project, including users, leadership, stakeholders, and external consultants and builders. The Project managers will work closely with the University Architect, the Vice Provost for Space Planning and Programming and/or a third party developer (when applicable) throughout the project.
In collaboration with the Program Manager as well as University stakeholders, the Project Managers organize and conduct the architect selection process in concert with the Office of the University Architect and Finance and Administration for projects over $25,000. On Developer-led projects the Project Manager will coordinate University Stakeholder involvement in the developer lead process. The Project Managers will also be responsible for the selection of other professional services as required for a project. The Project Managers will manage capital projects up to approximately $100,000,000, for project categories that may include residential, retail, administrative, academic, and athletic buildings and facilities.
This is a three year benefits eligible position with the possibility for renewal.
Manage and obtain all required internal and external project approvals
Consult with the Program Manager to determine the appropriate construction format and organize the selection of a designer and/or builder
Represent University interests through the design and construction process with internal University groups
Serve as primary liaison between project design and construction teams
Coordinate any University responsibilities in the field and coordinate the selection and procurement of furnishings and equipment
Facilitate occupancy of the project by the user
Lead project stakeholders in the creation of the project parameters (including the value proposition, preliminary project objectives, schedule)
Shepherd the development of the architectural program in consultation with, user group(s) and other stakeholders as appropriate (e.g., the Office of the Vice Provost for Space Programming and Planning or third party developer (when applicable);
Coordinate the project schedule with University stakeholders or a third party developer (when applicable) to meet the agreed-upon milestones and overall schedule
Maintain portfolio reports for work assigned, keeping project information in departmental reporting systems up-to-date (SharePoint, financial reporting, and project status reporting)
Work with varied internal representatives and third party developer on the tracking of Real-Estate Projects in a manner that allows University tracking
The following are the major areas of responsibilities:
Project Design Standards
Client Relations and Communication
Project Punch and Close Out
Degree in architecture, engineering or construction management.
Minimum of five years of capital project management experience on higher education projects is required, including design, schedule, and budget management
At least five years of design, construction, management and budgetary experience on multi-discipline renovation projects
Ability to lead, collaborate, and otherwise interact effectively with a range of subject-matter experts, including architects, engineers, specialty consultants, contractors, financial specialists, legal counsel and developers
Must have a working knowledge of the principles of architectural design, mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems, general knowledge of construction industry practices and procedures, be able to interpret construction documents, and possess a general understanding of applicable construction codes and land use ordinances
Familiarity with digital tools, including CADD, BIM, Primavera schedule platforms, excel and similar data-management formats
Professional registration as an Architect or Professional Engineer in the State of New Jersey
Experience with Public, Private Partnerships (P3) developer-led capital projects with an understanding of third-party relationships
An ability to negotiate with developers in a principled manner to achieve University goals and objectives while facilitating a fruitful collaboration resulting in a successful project
Laboratory renovation experience
Licenses and Professional Accreditation
LEED AP, WELL AP, PMP certification
Basic knowledge of Revit and BIM
Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW
Comments Related to End Date
This is a three year term benefits eligible position, with the possibility of renewal
Princeton University job offers are contingent upon the candidate's successful completion of a background check, reference checks, and pre-employment screening, as applicable. The type and extent of background check, reference checks, and pre-employment screening may vary depending on the requirements and/or functions of the job and the candidate's current employment status with Princeton University.