The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) is a pioneer of purpose-driven science and Cornell University's second largest college. We work across disciplines to tackle the challenges of our time through world-renowned research, education, and outreach. The questions we probe and the answers we seek focus on three overlapping concerns: natural and human systems; food, energy and environmental resources; and social, physical and economic well-being.
The CALS Office of Capital Projects and Facilities Services oversees and coordinates land use management, facility management, renovation, construction, and capital projects for CALS Facilities. This includes strategic planning, building operations, space planning, facilities inventory, budget development, resource projections, and scheduling.
Reporting to the Manager of Capital Projects, provide project and construction management services in support of CALS capital and maintenance projects. This position has a wide range of responsibilities which include project planning, budgeting, scheduling, communications and managing various aspects of capital projects with medium levels of complexity and budgets up to $2M. Experience and working knowledge of the core responsibilities and essential functions required in the planning, management, delivery, and closeout of capital projects are required.
Associate's Degree or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience. A minimum of two years' experience.
Ability to manage multiple complex and often-interdependent projects with varying scope and multiple stages of completion, concurrently.
Must have a comprehensive knowledge of project management methodologies including design and construction practices, design and construction management, contract management, safety codes and requirements, and building codes.
Ability to anticipate problems and minimize negative impacts on campus/college/unit/department.
Must demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills, ability to build interpersonal relationships and must have effective organizational skills.
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.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, Excel, Word, and MS Project is required.
Ability to gain a working knowledge of proprietary software (eBuilder), which is used for all project-related activities.
Working knowledge of NYS Building Codes, National Electrical Code, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) code requirements, and other National and Fire Protection Act (NFPA) standards.
Must lift 20-50 lbs
Requires close concentration
Safety precautions are required due to exposure to hazards
Bachelor's degree in a related field
Experience on a university campus is preferred.
Experience in the administrative side of construction.
Proficiency with electronic project scheduling software.
Project Management Institute (PMI) Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification.
Knowledge of sustainability best practices and LEED AP.
Please submit resume and cover letter by July 31, 2019 for consideration.
This position does not provide relocation assistance.
This position does not provide visa sponsorship.
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