The Assistant Vice Chancellor, Project Management, reports directly to the Associate Vice Chancellor of Facilities Management and serves as the senior leadership position responsible for the planning, development, and stewardship of University facilities and the campus environment.
The Assistant Vice Chancellor, Project Management, in conjunction with the Associate Vice Chancellor of Facilities Management, is charged with the responsibility of developing and executing both near-term and long-range Capital Projects committed to enhancing and optimizing existing physical assets. The Assistant Vice Chancellor (AVC) oversees the development, implementation, and maintenance of University Master Plans, design and construction standards, capital budgets, and resource allocation. On a daily basis, the AVC provides strategic direction, leadership, and expertise to all design and construction management units and programs, with oversight of all new construction and renovation projects commissioned on the University's Pittsburgh and Regional Campuses.
In addition, the AVC recommends and oversees the development and implementation of comprehensive policies, procedures, annual goals, and objectives, ensuring adherence and execution of all initiatives set forth for all design and construction management units. The AVC oversees the management of design and construction management personnel, contracted professionals, and contractors, ensuring collaboration with all units, and acts as the University's senior and primary PD&C liaison with the responsibility of establishing and maintaining working relationships between internal and external stakeholders.
Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Architecture, Architectural Engineering, Construction Management, or a related field. Minimum of 10 years of leadership, personnel management, and project management experience within a higher education institution setting is required.
An additional Master's degree in Business Administration or a related field is preferred. Must exhibit exceptional, effective verbal and written communication skills.
Must demonstrate strong leadership and managerial skills and the ability to facilitate collaboration and direct cross-functional teams. Strong analytical and strategic analysis skills are required.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity, and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.
Minimum Experience Level Required: 10+ years experience
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Hiring Range: TBD Based on qualifications
Relocation Offered: Yes
Visa Sponsorship Provided: No
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks are required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.
Required Documents: Resume, Cover Letter
Optional Documents: Not Applicable
Internal Number: 19009184
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.