The Project Manager is responsible to lead and provide overall successful stewardship on a variety of multidiscipline projects that support the Universityâ™s academic endeavors, community needs, as well as facility and campus infrastructure operating upgrades and renewal.Â Â Typical projects range in value from $250,000 to $25,000,000, including complex capital project renovations and new buildings.Â The PM will be required to successfully collaborate with diverse groups of users and stakeholders that have different levels of involvement and approval authority within the project delivery process and University.
B.S./B.A. degree in architecture, engineering, construction management, building technology or a related discipline and least 10 years progressive project/task management experience related to new construction, as well as renovations, additions, renewal and operating upgrades for a variety of campus building types with diverse uses and functions, including administrative and departmental offices, residence and dining, athletics, as well as classrooms, laboratories and other spaces.Â Â Â
In-depth knowledge and experience of industry-standard project management practices and delivery methods and the proven ability to tailor these processes to fit specific customer needs and situations in a dynamic, highly-visible project environment. Â Experience with Integrated Project Delivery (IPD), LEAN Construction techniques, design-build/assist and other innovative project delivery methods / processes preferred. Â Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain project budgets and schedules, as well as plan and manage projects to achieve deadlines and objectives.Â Specific experience regarding construction related contract administration and project risk management skills.Â Experience in the overall integration of design, engineering, construction, start-up/turnover and closeout phases of projects.
Thorough knowledge of building codes and design practices, as well as envelop, roofs, and structural systems.Â Familiarity with A/V, IT, MEP, HVAC, FA/FP, lighting, security and control systems.
Excellent interpersonal skills.Â Must have the ability to quickly establish and maintain a solid working relationship with a variety of customers and constituents, including senior administration and faculty, as well as technical and operations staff. Willingness and ability to support a diverse and inclusive environment.
Strong problem solving and decision making skills.Â Proven ability to independently and effectively manage and resolve issues, under a variety of circumstances and urgency, with insight, diplomacy and sensitivity, as well as coordinate and direct a multi-disciplined team which includes managers and peers.
Familiarity with architectural, engineering, design, and construction best practices.
Experience as an ownerâ™s representative in a University setting or other large, diverse institutional setting preferred.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to write and deliver clear and effective reports and presentations to various audiences, both internal and external
Working knowledge of standard office computer software (e.g. Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.).Â Specific experience regarding construction related contract administration and project risk management skills.
Willingness and ability to support a diverse and inclusive environment
Additional physical demands and working conditions:
Position is classified as hybrid eligible
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of background check and education requirements.
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Senior Project Manager
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