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Posted Job Title
3 - Year Term Assistant Project Manager
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Job Description Summary
Responsible for the management of design, engineering, legal, construction, and other professionals engaged in the planning, design, and construction of smaller or otherwise less complex capital projects. Will also assist Project Managers with such duties on larger or otherwise more complex capital projects.
Additional responsibilities include administration of financial records, and the development and maintenance of project budgets, schedules, and reports. Responsible for the administration and maintenance of contract documents, daily work reports, correspondence, change order requests, change orders, and related project documentation.
Responsible for the verification of work performed and the recommendation for approval and payment of the amounts invoiced by architects, consultants, and contractors. Assistant Project Management responsibilities run from project inception through final closeout and include coordinating with the Office of the University Architect, Department of Operations and Maintenance, and various School / Center representatives throughout the process. Responsibilities further include coordinating project meetings, issuing monthly financial status reports, and ensuring that proper permits and zoning ordinances are obtained.
The new staffing will be on a three-year term basis with the potential for extension as the workload requires.
BA/BS in Construction Management, Engineering, Architecture, Interior Design, or field related to building design/construction management.
3-5 years of experience that includes design or supervision of building renovations and/or new construction projects, and capital budget preparation and
administration, or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Working knowledge of project management software, skilled in Microsoft Office, and capacity to learn new systems. Strong initiative with the ability to multi-task, prioritize, and work either independently or as part of a team consisting of a wide variety of individuals. Excellent communication and organizational skills.
Job Location - City, State
Department / School
Facilities and Real Estate Services
$50,684.00 - $91,232.00
Affirmative Action Statement Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.
Special Requirements Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
Internal Number: JR00002311
About University of Pennsylvania
Penn has a long and proud tradition of intellectual rigor and pursuit of innovative knowledge, begun by Benjamin Franklin in 1740. That tradition lives today through the creativity, entrepreneurship, and engagement of our faculty, students, and staff. Academic life at Penn is unparalleled, with an undergraduate student body of 10,000 from every U.S. state and around the world. The entering class of 2015 is the most talented and diverse in Penn's history. Consistently ranked among the top 10 universities in the country, Penn welcomes an additional 10,000 students to our top-ranked graduate and professional schools.