Occupational Category (Staff Positions Only): Professional
Hiring Salary: Monthly-Staff
Department: Facilities Planning & Construction
Bachelor's degree in architecture, engineering, construction management, or construction technology. Master's degree preferred. Eight years progressively responsible professional planning, contract administration and technical supervision, construction, project management, or experience in a related field. Specific professional licensing or certification in related field desirable. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
Directs and coordinates activities of project personnel to ensure project progresses on schedule and within the prescribed budget. Oversees the administration of the project and supervision of the assigned team members and consultants.
Primary Responsibilities (Staff Positions Only):
Directs the day-to-day project activities of designated projects, staff and consultants. Provides input on designated project budgets and schedules and reports progress to the Director. Executes construction contracts and maintains project performance with regard to project budget, schedule, quality control, and assurance. Plans, directs, and coordinates activities of designated projects to ensure that goals and objectives are accomplished within prescribed time frames and funding parameters. Reviews project proposals and plans to determine time frames, funding limitations, procedures for accomplishing projects, staffing requirements, and allotment of available resources. Establishes work plans and staffing for each phase of project and arranges for recruitment and assignment of project personnel. Confers with project team to outline work plan, duties, responsibilities, and scope of authority. Directs and coordinates activities of project personnel to ensure project progresses on schedule and within prescribed budget. Reviews status reports prepared by project personnel and modifies schedules or plans. Prepares project reports for management, client, or others. Confers with project personnel to provide technical advice and to resolve problems. Coordinates project activities with activities of government regulatory or other governmental agencies. Oversees the work of outside consultants, stops work if necessary, and recommends corrective actions to the Director. Makes recommendations regarding staff and consultant performance. Represents the University at meetings with governmental agencies and regulatory authorities. Coordinates submittal reviews. Attends preliminary meetings and conferences with approving agencies. Prepares construction specifications, cost estimates and construction documents. Provides leadership for team members and assists with development of professional and technical advancement. Performs difficult design analysis and tasks. Develops and maintains construction records. Assists the Director in preparation of construction documents, budget control, and in-house training of team members. Assures quality control of designated projects, reviews construction checklist with assigned personnel, and monitors construction efforts. Prepares weekly reports of construction activities. Participates in technical and professional societies and civic organizations. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Internal Number: 24250
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