Capital Construction Senior Project Manager - Capital Programs
Company: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Posted on: September 12, 2019
Capital Construction Senior Project Manager - Capital
ProgramsFacilities and ServicesUniversity of Illinois at
Urbana/ChampaignFacilities & Services (F&S) at the University
of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is accepting applications for a
Capital Construction Senior Project Manager.The Capital
Construction Senior Project Manager is responsible for the scope,
budget and schedule management, contract administration, and
construction execution on assigned campus projects; supervision of
assigned project management staff as well as administration of the
established design, construction and post-construction phase
services provided to the campus by the Facilities & Services
Division for their projects and all assigned project managers; and
accountable to the University for the completion of all assigned
capital construction projects to him/her and also assigned to
subordinate Project Managers.MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Lead design and construction execution for all assigned
projects to self and to direct reports, including scope, budget,
contracts and schedule, which have been established during the
planning phase of capital projects. Primary responsibilities begin
during the design phase of projects, but must also participate
during planning, review developing project requirements, and assist
with the selection of project consultants.
- Supervise and lead assigned project management staff.
- Supervise and lead those project management services associated
with all capital improvements including, but not limited to,
project budgeting, procurement of professional and construction
services and all construction activities.
- Assumes full accountability for the team's adherence to the
procedures/protocol for administration of contract documentation,
this includes: bond documentation, certificate of insurance
documentation, review of draft documents required for approval by
the Board of Trustees, review of contracts for contractors and
architects/engineers, etc. Responsible for the quality and accuracy
of all contract documents associated with their projects and their
teams projects as well as training and coaching their staff to have
similar oversight and attention to detail on the projects.
- Work with the Associate Director for Project Management to
develop, review and implement Facilities & Services policies and
procedures related to project management and be fully accountable
and responsible for their implementation.
- Work closely with the Planner for all assigned projects in the
conceptualization phase to ensure projects are being developed with
an appropriate scope, schedule and budget for execution in the
project management phase.
- Review program statements and ads related to outlining the
scope of work and services for the professional services required
for each project assigned. Work closely with the Planner and
Associate Director to ensure necessary services are being
- Lead the quality based selection committee, or request for
proposals, when requested, for the hiring of construction managers
and contractors to be employed for assigned capital projects.
- Work with the Capital Development Board (CDB) project manager
in the execution of CDB projects on UIUC's campus. Represent and
advocate for UIUC's interests and be the main point of contact for
scope, schedule and budget issues related to project delivery.
- Ensure all projects are compliant with all federal, state and
University rules and regulations affecting contract administration
and procurement of professional services and materials and labor
for new construction, remodeling, renovation and minor
- Accountable for completing all of his/her complex capital
construction projects as well as all the direct reports projects on
time and on budget.
- Lead contract dispute resolution efforts with contractors and
construction managers on all construction projects.
- Lead difficult negotiations with construction vendors to ensure
best value for the University.
- Take corrective actions and make decisions as necessary to
improve performance of delayed projects.
- Utilize his/her best interpersonal skills to coordinate and
mitigate multiple personal risks among several stakeholders.
- Predict project risks and take the appropriate mitigating
measures before they occur.
- Responsible for the health and safety of the university users
and building occupants during construction.QUALIFICATIONS:Required
Education:Bachelor's degree in Construction Management,
Engineering, Architecture, or a related field.Preferred
Education:Master's degree in Construction Management, Engineering,
Architecture, or related field.Required Work Experience:Eight years
of progressively more responsible administrative experience on
design and construction-related projects.Preferred Work
Experience:Work in a University environment on design and
construction projects.LEED experience and professional
registrations.Required Training, Licenses, or
Certifications:Professional Engineer (PE), Architecture, or related
professional designation/licensure.Successful candidates will have
the following:1. Knowledge of computer applications\, the ability
and personality to work effectively with stakeholders and groups on
a variety of issues.2. Strong communication skills - both verbal
and written.3. The ability to handle numerous issues simultaneously
and meet required\, and sometimes difficult\, deadlines.4. Ability
to lead subordinates and coordinate among a large body of
stakeholders.SALARY AND APPOINTMENT INFORMATION:This is a full-time
Civil Service Program Coordinator position appointed on a 12-month
service basis. The expected start date is as soon as possible after
September 12, 2019. Salary is commensurate with
experience.APPLICATION PROCEDURES AND DEADLINE
INFORMATION:Applications must be received by September 12, 2019.
Apply for this position using the "Apply for Position" button
below. If you have not applied before, you must create your
candidate profile at https://jobs.illinois.edu. If you already have
a profile, you may be redirected to that existing profile via email
notification. To complete the application process:Step 1) Submit
the Staff Vacancy Application.Step 2) Submit the Voluntary
Self-Identification of Disability forms.Step 3) Upload your cover
letter, resume (months and years of employment must be included),
academic credentials (unofficial transcripts or diploma may be
acceptable), and names/contact information for three references.In
order to be considered as a transfer candidate, you must apply for
the position using the "Apply for Position" button below.
Applications not submitted through this website will not be
considered. For further information about the position, you may
contact Keri Frederick, 217-300-1575 or email@example.com. For
questions regarding the application process, please contact
217-333-2137.The University of Illinois conducts criminal
background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a
contingent offer.The University of Illinois is an Equal
Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women,
veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to
apply.--For more information, visitgo.illinois.edu/EEO. To learn
more about the University's commitment to diversity, please
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