An Associate Project Manager (Assoc. PM) provides a critical role in the execution of Cornell University's capital construction projects.
An Associate Project Manager is required to perform and manage key elements of a project seeking guidance and counsel from Project Managers and Directors of Project Management to facilitate decisions within all phases of a project, while utilizing the Skills for Success to meet the responsibilities and essential functions of Project Management outlined below. Associate Project Managers are to manage multiple and often-interdependent projects concurrently with varying scope and phases of development for projects in the range of $100k to $2M. Collaborate with complex and diverse project teams utilizing a strong understanding and working knowledge of one or more of the essential functions of Project management outlined below.
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What We Need: The Responsibilities and Essential functions of an Associate PM are as follows: * Project Administration & Development: * Procurement & Contract Management: * Design Management: * Construction Management: * Process & Approval Management
The Associate Project Manager will be required to prioritize their workload with guidance to meet the needs of the customer and align them with individual project schedules. The Associate Project Manager will develop and maintain effective working relationships with all project stakeholders including customers, University administrators, staff, and faculty, the State University Construction Fund, CCF staff, colleagues, and AE firms and contractors
Ours is a values-based organization where all employees are accountable for supporting the organization's values of truth, respect, excellence, teamwork, and integrity. Employees are required to attend staff development trainings and participate in the performance evaluation process
What You Need:
Professional bachelor's degree in architecture, engineering, or relevant field, and/or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience in commercial and institutional design and construction is required. A minimum of three (3) years of PM experience encompassing Project Planning & Development, Procurement and Contract Management, Design Management, Construction Management and Closeout. Proven ability to drive projects to a successful conclusion in a collaborative and politically sensitive manner.
An understanding of Project Management Responsibilities and Essential Functions to build on professional judgement to pro-actively manage projects, anticipate issues, and minimize impacts on quality, budget, schedule, or campus/college/unit/department. Must demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills, ability to build and maintain positive interpersonal relationships with internal and external stakeholders and must have effective organizational skills.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, Excel, Word, Power Point, and MS Project is required.
Ability to gain working knowledge of proprietary project management software (eBuilder), for all Cornell University project-related activities. Working knowledge of NYS Building Codes, ADA, other building industry regulations and standards.
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.
What we offer
The opportunity to work with a collaborative and progressive team in support of a world-class research university that is educating the leaders of tomorrow.
A broad set of competitive benefits, including educational opportunities, access to on-site wellness programs, health care options, 3 weeks of vacation, 13 holidays, and superior retirement contributions.
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