Job ID: 2019-10028 Type: Full-Time # of Openings: 1 Category: Facilities Management and Physical Plant Princeton University
Reporting to the Associate Vice President, Capital Projects within the Facilities Organization, the Executive Director for Campus Development will play a critical role in executing the Capital Plan II, while articulating a strategic and integrated approach to developing facilities on the East and Lake Campuses, and managing the real estate holdings of Princeton University.
The Office of the University Architect (OUA) leads the efforts for campus planning, project development, concept design and schematic design. The Office of Capital Projects (OCP) provides project management support to these efforts. The Executive Director, as a representative of OCP, will collaborate with the OUA on these endeavors and provide leadership to OCP efforts.
The successful candidate must embody core values essential to the Facilities Organization including collaboration with academic and administrative leadership to support the Capital Plan, and cultivate and sustain cooperative working relationships with local, county, and state agencies. The Executive Director will support the AVP, Capital Projects in preparing for the Board of Trustees, Facilities Planning Group, and other committees involving the East and Lake Campuses andreal estate matters.
Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field such as engineering, architecture, real estate, etc. or equivalent combination of education and experience.
At least 15 years successful experience in managing capital design and construction projects and managing real estate investment/management/development.
Familiarity with real estate finance, contract law, financial structuring and reporting, with particular experience in real estate partnerships and joint ventures.
Significant demonstrated success in leadership of both people and/or real estate organizations, with proven skills in leadership and communication in order to effectively engage and motivate staff.
Individual must have significant experience and a well-developed maturity in decision processes and leading/managing diverse teams with conflicting needs or requirements.
Significant experience in managing land use approval processes, including outreach to elected officials, community groups, and governmental agencies.
Excellent oral and written communication skills as well as the ability to develop and maintain effective customer relationships within a team approach to project management.
Ability to manage multiple complex projects with varying scope and multiple stages of completion.
Must possess assertive and collaborative skills capable of maintaining momentum of the project and driving it to successful conclusion in a politically sensitive manner.
Effective organizational, prioritization and multi-tasking skills.
Ability to understand existing policies, processes, and procedures; and conceive of and implement new work procedures to enhance efficiency or execution to individual project circumstances.
Master’s degree in real estate, business, or related field.
Previous experience working in the higher education environment, in the construction industry, or real estate development.
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