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Project Manager - 220135

University of Rochester Rochester, NY
  • Posted: January 17, 2020
  • Full-Time

Project Manager
Job ID
Central Administration
Full/Part Time

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Full Time 40 hours Grade 056 Planning & Project Management


8 AM-5 PM


Position Summary:
Under the direct supervision of the Director of Planning and Project Management, the Associate Project Manager is responsible for leading and managing the capital development process from planning through occupancy and assuring sound stewardship of the university's resources, compliance with University and regulatory requirements and the product is fully operational within approved performance specifications. The work involves performing and/ or overseeing; planning, assessment, programming, estimating, design, bid, construction administration, budget and schedule maintenance, commissioning, safety and quality control.
Drive, from programming through operational start-up, the process to complete capital projects: accountable for completing projects for their intended use, safely, per specifications, on budget, on schedule and optimizing value.
Lead and effectively control the project decision making process, including change management, to assure accountable expenditure of financial resources and facilitate effective long-term stewardship of financial and physical assets. Actively participates in the project decision-making process and ensures team members and administration are regularly informed and aware of the status of any changes or constraints, project budgets, and/ or schedules for all assigned projects.
Assure compliance with industry standards, building codes, regulatory requirements, University of Rochester Master Plan, University design standards and procedures, sustainable design practices, and program objectives of assigned projects. Review progress submittals and facilitate milestone review meetings that include input from stakeholders.
Develop and nurture effective working relationships with user groups. Plan and organize objectives and long-range programs to ensure customer needs are being consistently met. Regularly meet with customers to assess needs.
Learning and Professional Development:
Identifies opportunities for and creates development plans that encourage employees to attend to the growth of their personal and professional capacity; engages self and staff in collective reflection of the University's greater role in society.
Sustainable Development:
Directs and manages present choices within in the context of future needs to assure to economic viability of the University and the planet in which we live.
Career Ladder:
The bands within this position are differentiated by level of independence, supervision required, financial risk, supervisory responsibilities, and the ability to lead and meet established departmental goals.
Band Two: Senior Project Manager:
In addition to the responsibilities of an Associate Project Manager, candidate must possess through a combination of education and work experience expert knowledge of construction project management and capital project planning. Professionals in this band will manage the most challenging, complex, technologically sophisticated, multi-end user projects with duration beyond 36 months and unlimited budgets. Candidate will also be involved in the development and review of projects under consideration. Mentoring and formal supervision of junior staff is expected. Interface with Senior Administration and Executives is frequent. Total project portfolio will typically exceed $S0M.
Bachelor's Degree in Architecture, Civil Engineering or related discipline, and 6 years related field experience in building construction, with a working knowledge of building mechanical and electrical systems; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Preferred Qualifications

+ Must be proficient in computer software applications for managing project data and financials.
+ Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.
+ Demonstrated familiarity with interim life safety code, infection control requirements and standard health care construction practices.
+ Experience using Auto-Cad and project management software.
+ LEED Certification
+ EDAC Certification
+ Construction sites with non-level and unfinished surfaces and with application of various materials, chemicals solvents.
+ Work requires protective equipment and/ or clothing.
+ Knowledge in facilities development, master planning, and health care and or higher education
+ Experience working in teams and multi-faceted and diverse groups.
+ Working knowledge in construction and building operation.
+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to write and deliver clear and concise instructions, reports.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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University of Rochester


Rochester, NY
14651 USA

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