The Division of Facilities and Campus Services is committed to providing the highest quality service to faculty, students, staff, alumni and visitors. With more than 260 major buildings enhancing the magnificent landscape of the Ithaca campus, approximately 1,000 highly talented and dedicated staff serve as steward of the campus resources and operations.
Project Administration consists of Project Intake, Small Project Management, Large Project Management, and Construction Management.
As a Project Manager (PM), you will hold a critical leadership role in the planning and execution of Cornell University's capital construction and infrastructure projects. You will work independently and collaboratively, facilitate decisions within all phases of a project, while embodying Cornell's Skills for Success as you carry out your responsibilities.
You will manage multiple complex and often-interdependent projects concurrently with varying scope and phases of development for projects in the $2M - $5M and over $5M. You will provide significant leadership for major (Greater than $10M) capital projects or the equivalent portfolio of projects. You will also collaborate with complex and diverse project stakeholders including customers; University administrators, staff and faculty; the State University Construction Fund; colleagues, external stakeholders/community leaders; AE firms, and contractors. As such, we need a PM to prioritize their workload to meet the needs of stakeholders and align them with individual project schedules.
The overall responsibilities and essential functions of a Project Manager are:
Project Administration & Development
Procurement & Contract Management
Process & Approval Management
You will also have a strong willingness to mentor others - providing on the job training, guidance and counsel to fellow PM's, Associate PM's, and other employees in the department.
Ours is a values-based organization where all employees are accountable for supporting the organization's values of truth, respect, excellence, teamwork, and integrity. Employees are required to attend staff development trainings and participate in the performance evaluation process.
Professional bachelor's degree in architecture, engineering, or relevant field with specific PM experience, and/or the equivalent combination of education and experience. A minimum of seven (7) years of PM experience encompassing project planning & development, procurement and contract management, design management, construction management and closeout.
You will have:
Experience in commercial and/or institutional pre-design, design and construction is required.
Proven ability to drive projects to a successful conclusion in a collaborative and politically sensitive manner.
A depth of PM experience and professional judgement; proactively manage projects at all phases of design and construction, anticipate issues, and minimize impacts on quality, budget, schedule, or campus/college/unit/department.
Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills, ability to build and maintain positive interpersonal relationships with internal and external stakeholders and effective organizational skills.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, Excel, Word, Power Point, and MS Project.
Ability to gain working knowledge of proprietary project management software (eBuilder), for all Cornell University project-related activities.
Working knowledge of NYS Building Codes, ADA, other building industry regulations and standards.
Must have and maintain a valid driver's license; may be required to operate a motor vehicle (your own vehicle or Cornell-owned) to travel to/from job sites.
If you have those things, great! Additionally, we would prefer you to be a Registered Architect in the State of New York or ability through reciprocity to obtain license within one year of hire date. Have PM capital project experience on a University campus. Experience managing public capital projects such as SUNY/SUCF. Owner representative experience in capital projects for academic office, classroom, and laboratories. Proficiency with electronic project scheduling software. CMAA Construction Manager Certification or Project Management Institute (PMI) Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification.
The ideal candidate for this position would be an Architect that has academic office, classroom, and laboratory experience in all phases of early planning/pre-design, design, bidding, construction administration, and close out.
*There is no Visa sponsorship available for this position.
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Facilities Mgr Projects I
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