Student & Campus Life (SCL) inspires transformation in all Cornell students on their journey of individual, academic and personal evolution. Our division is comprised of leading student affairs experts who support our campus on pressing student life matters including public service, health, wellness, social justice, residential living, food services, sports, recreation, career services, and student activities and organizations including sorority and fraternity life. Our nearly 4,000 staff and student employees who make up SCL embrace the opportunity to represent the division and strive for excellence as we shape the Cornell student experience, one interaction at a time.
As a part of the SCL Office of the Vice President's unit, the SCL Facilities team supports the student campus experience, by ensuring safe, clean, and operational spaces for students to live eat, recreate, connect, and engage with each other. With this mission in mind, the team is focused on helping our customers and end-users navigate critical decisions regarding the use and maintenance of their space. They do this through analyzing risks and associated costs, exploring additional services that add value, considering safety and security factors, and ensuring business continuity. Members of this group are passionate about helping customers, think critically about how small decisions can have large impacts, and have a knack for integrating people and physical places. This team is literally the "foundation" upon which the student experience here at Cornell is built.
As part of the Student & Campus Life Facilities Administration team , this term Project Coordinatormainly provides project coordination and management services for the design and construction of small capital projects, campus wide initiatives and departmental programs supported by SCL Facilities Administration. Additionally, this role will have independent management of design and construction on projects up to $500K. The position has a wide range of responsibilities which include some administrative support and an ability to become a subject matter expert in industry-specific construction management software (eBuilder) in order to train colleagues within the Facilities Administration group. This position will also provide support for facility data collection and analysis for project scoping, reporting and capital project planning.
A successful candidate will be able to communicate with, and gain confidence of, all levels of the campus community using excellent organization and interpersonal communication skills. They would also have an aptitude and sound judgement to interpret existing policies/procedures and, when appropriate, conceive and implement new work procedures to enhance efficiency or adapt execution to individual project circumstances.
Associate's degree in business, construction, maintenance or related field, or equivalent combination of relevant experience and education desired.Three to five years administrative, management and/or construction experience, including coordinating several projects simultaneously involving diverse groups with fiscal and time constraints.Familiarity with the construction industry, including and understanding of construction contract administration, terminology and processes required.Ability to read and interpret construction drawings and documentation, and some knowledge of OSHA regulations..Must have a valid NYS driver's license; may be required to operate a motor vehicle (your own vehicle or Cornell-owned vehicle) to travel to and from job sites or meetings.
Experience working in the architectural, facility design, project management fields, including familiarity with documentation and submittal processes is preferred. . Some knowledge of NYS Building and Energy Code, OSHA, NEC, NFPA, and other construction safety requirements and standards is desired. Familiarity with eBuilder or other construction management software is desired.
Appointment is a two-year term position. Options to renew thereafter would be based on business needs, available funding and successful performance.
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Facilities Coord Projects II
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