The Director of Construction, Space and Planning for JHU’s Homewood Student Affairs provides direction for HSA’s facility projects and operations in buildings totaling approximately 1,000,000 square feet. This role will strategically assess space needs within HSA, keep abreast of trends in academic space configuration and recommend innovative solutions, and determine long and short-term space needs. This role will also work strategically with the Johns Hopkins Facilities and Real Estate teams and advise HSA leadership about ways to leverage University expertise to address needs.
Position is responsible for the successful completion of numerous projects, including:
The Hopkins Student Center.
Other major capital projects, especially in the areas of athletics, career services, and other student services.
Collaborates with Auxiliary Services, including Housing and Dining, on major capital projects.
Long term campus planning, including existing buildings, leases, and other spaces.
Provide strategic leadership in aligning spaces with departmental needs and services.
Numerous minor capital projects on an annual basis.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Develop and plan all HSA facilities projects.
Oversee and collaborate with senior design and construction staff during feasibility studies, planning, all design phases, construction and occupancy.
Schedule and track project timelines, identify milestones and HSA priorities.
Facilitate professional design and construction services procurement.
Manage furniture and equipment layouts, interior finish schedules, and other aspects of short and long-term capital projects.
Coordinate furniture and equipment procurement, infrastructure and installation.
Coordinate safety and risk management.
Supervise projects through all phases, design construction, move-in, and closeout.
Represent end users throughout the project.
Plan and supervise relocations of personnel and equipment, including coordination of IT and other necessary services.
Act as liaison between HSA end users and JHU Facilities Management Services to interpret user needs and strategically integrate them into project plans.
Ensure all campus and departmental services are operational at occupancy.
Address HSA facility issues as necessary.
Lead division-wide space planning efforts.
Establish best practices for space planning and project management across the division.
Determine short and long-term space needs; perform cost analysis on the effective use of space to enhance academic and administrative performance.
Develop, review and report on HSA space needs and changes.
Develop and manage operational and capital budgets.
Analyze data and generate project status and other reports as needed.
Bachelor’s Degree in architecture, engineering, construction management or a related field required.
Minimum of five years of related experience required, preferably within a university setting.
Additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of design and construction issues related to various building types, mechanical and electrical systems, and construction delivery methods.
Knowledge of construction planning processes, costs methods and materials.
Knowledge of and familiarity with OSHA, BOCA, ADA, IBC, local, state and federal regulations.
Proficiency in MS Office programs and scheduling software.
Ability to read and interpret blueprints and specifications.
Strong leadership skills, flexibility and ability to work independently.
Must be detail oriented, highly organized and able to work well with project teams.
Able to set priorities and use discretion in order to make decisions within critical deadlines.
Must demonstrate ability to manage long and short-term projects and ensure that they are completed on time and within budget.
Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Classified Title: Facilities Project Manager Working Title: Director, Construction, Space Planning Role/Level/Range: ATP/04/PE Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F, 8:30-5:00 Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 01-MD:Homewood Campus Department name: 10001448-Student Affairs Business Office Personnel area: Homewood Student Affairs
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