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The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.
The Senior Associate Director of Project Management is responsible for the successful planning, design, and implementation of both small renovations and major capitol projects at the Wharton Complex.
Project Management responsibilities include client meetings, identification of project goals, budget development, project schedule, effective communication of project details to key stakeholders throughout process, move coordination, and oversight through project closeout.Â
Will serve as the project lead and primary contact for capital projects assigned; serve as the liaison with Facilities and Real Estate Services (FRES).
Evaluate needs and assist with the design of efficient and flexible workspaces for faculty, staff, PhD's as well as a variety of educational, student, and community spaces; work with University approved vendors to research and design furniture and/or space solutions to accommodate changing needs.
Develop and manage detailed plans for all renovations/project work. Planning should include clear project goals, sign off by client on design, vetted and cost estimates throughout design process, and a communication plan to inform not only the clients, but senior management and other key stakeholders throughout the process.
Manage third party vendor orders and track to completion. Review architectural and mechanical drawings to assure adherence to standards, programmatic goals, and expected deliverables.
Support senior management with space assessments and analysis, to include CAD plan development and feasibility studies; maintain Space@Penn and updates to project shared folders, building plans and room numbering/assignments for the Wharton Complex.
BA/BS in Construction Management, Design, Architecture or field related to design/construction management or equivalent combination of education and work experience may be accepted. The position requires five years of progressive experience that includes supervision of multifaceted large scale renovations and/or new construction projects with budget and administrative responsibilities. The role also calls for strong problem solving, negotiating, and organizational skills as well as strong verbal and written communication.
Job Location - City, State
Department / School
$59,703.00 - $113,435.00
Affirmative Action Statement Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.
Special Requirements Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
Internal Number: JR00009354
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