Baylor University is seeking a Construction Project Manager who supports the mission of the university through a variety of capital project improvement tasks which may include project scope development, planning and design coordination, construction administration, and stakeholder coordination. Under the supervision of the Director of Construction Services, the Construction Project Manager will exercise considerable initiative and independent judgment in overseeing the development and execution of multiple construction projects by coordinating with a 3rd party facilities service provider who's responsible for project execution.
*All applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
Bachelor's degree in the field of Construction, Engineering or Architecture (specializing in Construction Administration) or a closely related field
A combination education and experience will be considered in lieu of the degree requirement
Five (5) years of project management/coordination experience in a variety of commercial, healthcare and/or educational construction and renovation project
An active Christian faith
Must have a valid driver's license
Competency reviewing construction project documentation (e.g., plans and specifications)
General knowledge of building materials and equipment, design standards (i.e., mounting heights, clearances), construction standards (i.e., wall sections, load variations), quality and workmanship standards, and construction health and safety requirements)
Excellent organizational, planning, and interpersonal skills
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc) and Bluebeam
Familiarity with working in a higher education environment is preferred
What You Will Do
Oversee multiple renovation and construction projects on campus, functioning as the Owner's Representative through design phases and construction activities for project assignments
Act as the liaison between architects, contractors, and University stakeholders to ensure project goals and deliverables are ultimately in the best interests of the Institution
Facilitate coordination of various entities and user groups across the University, and at times with off campus entities, throughout the project to ensure scope gaps are avoided
Exercise delegated authority and autonomy throughout the course of assigned projects
Keep supervisors informed of progress, but has the authority to approve/disapprove materials, negotiate contract changes including costs changes, and recommending or approving allowable substitution of materials and methods
Ensure project designs adhere to all campus standards and construction activities are executed with careful planning and regard to the security and safety policies of the University
As applicable, provide direction to the commissioning agent before, during, and after project completion
As applicable, work with the General Contractor's BIM Manager to procure all drawings, drawing files, and digital documents in the University's approved format stated in the Baylor BIM Standards
As applicable, provide oversight and guidance to the service provider who should prepare technical information, sketches, and documentation necessary for the requested work, and who should coordinate requested work through Environmental/Health/Safety, Safety & Security, and other campus departments and units
On occasion, may be responsible to prepare technical information, sketches, and documentation necessary for the requested work, and will coordinate requested work through Environmental/Health/Safety, Safety & Security, and other campus departments and units as applicable
Ensure consistent and timely communication with Baylor's facility service providers for any support services that may integrate with our projects (e.g., lock shop coordination, custodial accommodations, utility assistance, maintenance support, etc.)
Review project documents prepared by 3rd parties for constructability and compliance with accessibility and building code requirements; review progress and final project plans for completeness; oversee flow of paperwork such as shop drawings, material submittals, fixtures/finishes/furniture, and supplementary drawings over the duration of the project to ensure schedule and budgets maintained
Track deliverables, action items, and deadlines for multiple projects, and proactively engages with appropriate parties to keep projects on schedule and within budget
Perform all other duties as assigned to support Baylor's mission
Ability to comply with university policies
Maintain regular and punctual attendance
What You Can Expect
As part of the Baylor family, eligible employees receive a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, generous time off, tuition remission, and outstanding automatic retirement contributions. Baylor has a comprehensive benefits plan that supports you and your family's wellbeing and allows you to be a part of the life of a vibrant and active college campus. To learn more, go to Baylor Benefits & Advantages.
About Us: Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, military service, genetic information, and disability. Baylors commitment to equal opportunity and respect of others does not undermine the validity and effect of the constitutional and statutory protections for its religious liberty, including, without limitation, the religious organization exemption under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the religious exemption to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, among others. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. EEO/M/F/Vets/Disabled
Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, consistently listed with highest honors among The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For.” The University is recruiting new faculty with a deep commitment to excellence in teaching, research and scholarship. Baylor seeks faculty who share in our aspiration to become a tier one research institution while strengthening our distinctive Christian mission as described in our strategic vision, Pro Futuris, and academic strategic plan, Illuminate.