The College of Human Ecology is seeking a detail and process oriented person to provide project support for the Martha Van Rensselaer Hall (MVR) renovation. This position is a term appointment, expected to begin in March 2019 and end in the Fall, 2020. This is a great opportunity for someone interested in developing their project management skills or learning more about facilities and building management.
The MVR renovation project is pursuing Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) gold status or better, which is what has been achieved in all previous phases of MVR renovations. For more information on the renovation project, go to: https://www.human.cornell.edu/renovations.
Key responsibilities include: supporting the specification of furniture, fixtures, and equipment through the development of product selection graphic documents and excel spreadsheet, coordinating occupant meetings, requesting samples from manufacturers; processing, monitoring and tracking purchase orders; coordinating installations of furniture, fixtures and equipment; communicating with vendors to resolve problems; and working closely with facilities staff and employees throughout the renovation period.
Hours for this position may vary, particularly at the start and end of the project. We anticipate full time employment within 6 months of starting this role.
Associate's degree plus minimum 2 years relevant work experience. Strong proficiency with Excel and an ability to communicate clearly and professionally with a wide variety of stakeholders. Experience with the Cornell procurement system (internal to Cornell or External) strongly preferred; Adobe, Adobe Suite or other design software and calendar experience, required. Able to work under pressure and shift gears quickly, research and resolve problems independently.
Preferred:Experience coordinating capital construction projects desirable.
Typically lifts 10-20 pounds
Requires close concentration
Limited exposure to hazards
University Job Title:
Facilities Coord Projects I
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