Under the direction of the Assistant Vice President for Capital and Facilities Management, the Project Manager is responsible to provide planning, management support and inspection of ongoing work for the maintenance, construction, and sustainability needs of New England College.
Provides administrative management support in areas of project management, sustainability and facility management; Develops plans and specifications for various projects; estimates project costs; and creates requisitions for materials and services; Monitors the progress of projects under construction and follows-up to insure quality control, timely and efficient completion, compliance within the budget and user satisfaction; Confirms compliance with building and life safety codes. Works as a liaison with town officials when appropriate; Conducts regular inspections and reports current conditions for maintenance, grounds, and custodial services provided by third party; Coordinates and facilitates campus-based sustainability practices and activities. Collaborates with applicable departments and counterparts to prioritize and to maximize use of campus resources; Monitors assigned budget. Plans and reconciles expenditures; creates requisitions and provides appropriate rationale for expenditures; Assists Assistant Vice President in preparing operational and project budgets; Prepares special studies as needed; Works at creating a unified public image for facilities services that is a true image of responsiveness, helpfulness, and professionalism with College community; Other duties as assigned.
Associates degree in architectural design, construction management or related area required; Minimum of two years previous experience in construction project management or similar experience; Experience working with sustainability practices preferred; Higher Education experience and APPAEFP or CEFP certification preferred.
Requires a working knowledge of local codes and standards of design and light construction; Must possess a knowledge of basic construction techniques and materials; Must function in a highly organized manner and possess strong interpersonal skills; Familiarity with cost estimating and budgeting; Proficiency in MS Office applications and various supporting software packages including CAD; Must have strong communication (verbal and written) skills.
About New England College
New England College is a private, non-profit college, located in the quintessential New England town of Henniker, New Hampshire dedicated to providing exceptional education for undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students from all over the world.