Project Manager

Barnard College Barnard College Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Fri, Oct 13 '17Posted on:

Under the general direction of the Director of Facilities Services and with latitude for independent judgment and action within established policies and procedures, the Project Manager is responsible for managing renovation and construction projects which enhance the campus and support the academic mission of the College; assists in preparing repair and renewal budget; performs normal supervisory functions. Project Manager must provide a high level of individualized service to all stakeholders with minimal disruption to the academic, student life or residential activities of the College.

1. Administer request for proposals and bidding processes. Assists in preparing project scope, RFP, bid ding, bid review and contracts with contractors and consultants.
2. Manage and oversee the work of contractors, architects, engineers, and other outside consultants, monitoring project work progress and quality.
3. Respond to request and resolve issues efficiently and diplomatically.
4. Maintain detailed records of all assigned project scopes, budgets and schedules.
5. Inspect materials and workmanship used in projects to ensure compliance with contract documents and college design standards.
6. Develop project Schedules and budgets. Manage costs and schedules to avoid budget over-runs and schedule delays.
7. Manage the flow of communication from campus constituents to design teams to ensure that an appropriate project scope is conveyed.
8. Facilitate and obtain permits and approvals from various regulatory authorities, acting as the college's representative in hearings and variance proceedings as needed.
9. Coordinate all end of project activities, including start-up, testing, adjusting, training, commissioning as-built documentation and close out of permits.
10. Assist the Director in forecasting and preparing short term repair and renewal projects and long range Capital Budget Plans for future projects.
11. Perform related duties as assigned.

- A Bachelor's Degree in Architecture, Engineering or Construction Management or related field.
- Five to eight years project management experience, or a suitable combination of education and on the job experience equivalent to eight years is required.

• Demonstrated project management skills in overseeing construction and renovation projects in a diverse college community preferred.
• Working knowledge of all construction trades and construction safety requirements.
• Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with diverse constituencies; ability to effectively communicate orally, in writing and electronically;
• Able to work effectively in a service-oriented environment subject to frequently changing priorities which may require re-prioritization of daily operations;
• Demonstrated problem-solving skills sound judgment and ability to understand and apply the College's and Department's policies and procedures.
• Computer literacy is required: word processing, spreadsheets, databases, project scheduling, etc.

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