The Project Manager is responsible for project management of major capital projects from inception, including programming, design, bidding, and construction, in accordance with recognized industry standards as well as established budgets, schedules, and quality standards.
Responsible for managing schedules, budgets and ensuring quality control for all projects.
Oversees the bid solicitation and award process for major construction projects and determines contract awards.
Responsible for establishing and monitoring appropriate financial and administrative management system for construction projects in conjunction with other division staff member.
Provides guidance and assistance to the University community on the feasibility, programming, cost and scheduling of major construction projects.
Serves as owner's representative with architects, engineers, and construction managers.
Prepares status reports and representations to Departmental and University Executive staff.
Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 5-7 years of related experience required.
Candidates seeking consideration must have previous responsibility for administering major, multi-faceted projects with a broad range of participants and functionality.
Candidates must have excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills, strong analytical skills.
Hands on experience with PC software for word processing, and spreadsheets.
Must have proven ability to work in client-service environment.
Bachelor's degree in civil, mechanical, or structural engineering; construction management; or architecture preferred.
Licensed Architect or Engineer preferred.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 504976
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