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    Manager, Facilities Planning
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    September 17, 2019

    The Maple Ridge - Pitt Meadows School District (SD42) is defined by a culture of excellence and is highly regarded for the quality of its education and its commitment to students. Innovation, educational choice and student success is at the heart of all SD42 efforts to support the learning needs of over 15,000 students. The school district has 22 elementary schools and 6 secondary schools and is governed by the Board of Education.

    Reporting to the Director, Facilities and Maintenance, the Manager Facilities Planning will be responsible for planning, design, tendering, construction supervision, commissioning, and warranty of assigned facilities maintenance/enhancement and construction projects. The Manager’s responsibilities will include assisting the Director, Facilities and Maintenance with the development, implementation and administration of the comprehensive school district facilities plan and the annual facilities maintenance/enhancement plan

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Five (5) years’ work experience in experience in facilities planning with at least 3 years in a leadership role including supervisory responsibilities.
    • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage construction projects and prepare facilities plans.
    • Current and comprehensive knowledge of the BC Building Code, construction contract law, public tendering practices, and insurance procedures.
    • Strong negotiation skills and the ability to negotiate with consultants and contractors and to resolve conflicts between parties involved in construction project implementation.
    • Experience with facilities planning, project management, budget preparation and budget management.
    • Excellent verbal communication skills, interpersonal skills, and presentation skills.

    Interested applicants may apply through: https://bit.ly/2m0HNH6

    For more information about our School District, please visit: http://www.sd42.ca/our-district/



  • Brailsford and Dunlavey; Project Manager Positions - San Francisco Office - Contact Ty Taylor - 415.480.4086

    Working at B&D means more than having a job; it means having a career.

    Each person who joins the B&D team has demonstrated excellence in his or her field. As one of ENR’s Top 50 Program Management Firms, we recruit project managers, construction managers, planners, architects, economists, finance specialists, management consultants, and other experts.

    The merging of these diverse skill sets helps us meet—and often exceed—our firm’s highest goals. We are committed to every employee’s rapid professional development and provide many opportunities for everyone to stretch their intellectual capacities.

    PROJECT MANAGER JOB DESCRIPTION:

    Brailsford & Dunlavey is seeking a dynamic project manager for our San Jose, CA location.

     

    Ambitious, diverse, multidisciplinary, and entrepreneurial - these are all words that describe our team. However, what ties B&D employees together is our excitement and passion for advising our clients throughout the facility development process. Whether interviewing students on a college campus, touring classrooms in an elementary school, or sitting with fans on a stadium’s opening day, we are driven by our purpose to advance communities. It starts with our own B&D community; it starts with you.

     

    The project manager leads a project team that will perform implementation activities for large-scale K-14 programs. Deliverables for implementation assignments may include stakeholder engagements, construction monitoring, site visits, budget management, project documentation, public approvals and permitting, A&E solicitation management, schedule monitoring, account management, and quality control. 

    Responsibilities

    Essential Responsibilities

    1. Supports Senior Project Manager and/or Project Executive within a large-scale program with the management of a portfolio of assignments serving as Client's "trusted advisor" focused on achievement of project goals for schedule, budget and quality, and providing critical thinking and analyses to ensure quality client advice. Takes full-management responsibility for medium to large-scale assignments of over $25MM in total project cost. 
    2. Directs or develops client deliverables including written reports, presentations, budgets, schedules, and program that are tailored to meet client's desired outcomes and scope requirements. 
    3. Coordinates and directs the day-to-day activities of assigned project staff, both internal (B&D staff) and external (JV partners, sub contractors, architects, and builders) to achieve project goals and objectives. 
    4. Participates in staff development, mentoring, and training of staff under project manager's direction; and provides input on annual performance reviews for those staff.
    5. Directs or develops monthly client billings and ensures timely collection of receivables (if applicable). 
    6. Participates in business development (farming) activities; including:

      a. Serving as the client's "trusted advisor" thus focused on additional services/repeat projects;

      b. Participating in strategic planning for respective operating group, attending farming meetings, developing proposal materials, and attending interviews; and/or

      c. Presenting to students, industry groups or conferences, and developing thought-leadership materials all with an eye towards being viewed as a "visible expert" in respective industry market.

    7. Under direction of Group Leader and sphere leadership, participates in advancement of quality assurance/quality control (QA/QC) and training programs for the sphere, targeted at consistent review and improvement of industry-specific methodologies and practices. 
    8. Performs additional duties as assigned with the effort and skills required to contribute to B&D's continued growth. 

    Supervisory Responsibilities

     

    The project manager may direct the work of analysts or other team members on a project-by-project basis. 

     

    Qualifications

    Minimum Requirements

    • Minimum of a bachelor's degree in architecture, contruction management, economics, finance, urban planning, real estate management, or related field. 
    • Minimum of five to seven years managing projects related to B&D's markets, as well as multiple projects simultaneously. 
    • Valid U.S. driver's license. 

    Competencies

     

    Technical Competencies

    • Comprehensive understanding of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint).

    Core Competencies

    • Excellent team and project leadership skills.
    • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision. 
    • Ability to be productive in a fast-paced, multi-dimensional work environment. 
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills. 
    • Excellent group facilitation and presentation skills.
    • Excellent organizational and project management skills.
    • Strong analytical and critical thinking abilities. 
    • Understanding of real estate, finance, and accounting principles. 
    • Demonstrated commitment to client satisfaction and ethical business practices. 
    • Proven adaptability, flexibility, and creativity.
    • demonstrated ability to thrive within a team structure. 
    • Aptitude and desire for mentoring and training team members.
    • Demonstrated sensitivity, knowledge and understanding of individuals from diverse academic, socioeconomic, gender, gender identity or expression, religion, cultural, disability and ethical backgrounds and sensitivity to/knowledge and understanding of groups historically underrepresented.

    Human Relations

     

    Internal contacts include staff at all levels. External contacts include customers and vendors.

     

    Brailsford & Dunlavey is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

     

    Brailsford & Dunlavey participates in E-Verify.

    Work Environment and Physical Demands

    Work Environment

    • Office environment; moderate noise.
    • Field environment; moderate to loud noise. 
    • Occasional evening or weekend work is required.
    • Air travel may be required.

    Equipment

    • Computer use for extended periods each day.
    • Other office equipment use (printers, copiers, video, etc.) routinely throughout each day.

    Physical Demands

    • Sitting at desk or table for extended periods each day.
    • standing or walking.
    • Repetitive wrist, hand, or finger movement (while operating computer equipment).
    • Eye-hand coordination (keyboard typing).
    • Hearing and talking.
    • Extended periods of reading fine print.
    • Light to moderate bending, crouching, and stooping.



  • Capital Construction Project Manager - Capital Programs
    Facilities and Services
    University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign

    Facilities & Services (F&S) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is accepting applications for a Capital Construction Project Manager. The Capital Construction Project Manager is responsible for the scope, budget, and schedule management, contract administration, design and construction execution on assigned campus projects; responsible for administration of the established design, construction, and post-construction phase services provided to the campus by the Capital Programs Division; and accountable to ensure completing all projects on time, on budget and to a satisfied customer and to the expected quality parameters.

    MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    1. Lead design and construction execution, including scope, budget, contracts, and schedule which have been established during the planning phase of capital projects. Responsibilities begin during the design phase of projects and must participate during planning and design, review development project requirements, and support with the selection of project consultants.
    2. Manage procurement of construction services and construction execution including contract document(s) administration, budget and schedule management, and project closeout while maintaining the University's requirements for project quality, cost and time.
    3. Lead the preparation and implementation of F&S Project Management policies and procedures related to capital delivery.
    4. Supervise and coordinate those project management services associated with all capital improvements including, but not limited to, project budgeting, procurement of professional and construction services, and all construction activities.
    5. Accountable for the procedures/protocol for administration of contract documentation: bond documentation, certificate of insurance documentation, review of draft documents required for approval by the Board of Trustees, review of contracts for contractors and architects/engineer, pay application review, etc.
    6. Responsible for preparation and implementation of F&S policies and procedures related to project management.
    7. Administer project conceptualization development with other professionals and administrators.
    8. Coordinate activities with the Capital Development Board for design, construction, project delivery, and partnering.
    9. Assist with the preparation of the scope of professional services required for each project.
    10. Lead the approved process for the selection of construction managers, and other contractors to be recommended for employment by the University or Capital Development Board.
    11. Direct the development of pre-construction, construction Professional Services Agreements for construction managers, other contractors, and a standard format regarding the scope of professional services. Coordinate the scope of professional services required for each project with the Senior Project Manager and/or Associate Director(s).
    12. Monitor and review of federal, state, and University rules and regulations affecting contract administration and procurement of professional services and materials and labor for new construction, remodeling, renovation, and minor repairs.
    13. Accountable for completing projects on time and on budget for complex capital construction projects.
    14. Lead contract dispute resolution efforts with contractors and construction managers on his/her projects.
    15. Lead difficult negotiations with construction vendors to ensure best value for the University.
    16. Take corrective actions and make decisions as necessary to improve performance of delayed projects.
    17. Utilize his/her best interpersonal skills to coordinate and mitigate multiple personal risks among several stakeholders.
    18. Predict project risks and take the appropriate mitigating measures before they occur.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    Required Education:

    Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Architecture, or a related field.

    Preferred Education:

    Master's degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Architecture, or a related field.

    Required Work Experience:

    Five years of progressively more responsible administrative experience on design and construction-related projects.

    Required Training, Licenses, or Certifications:

    Professional Engineer (PE), Architecture, or related professional designation/licensure.

    SALARY AND APPOINTMENT INFORMATION:

    This is a full-time Civil Service Program Coordinator position of limited duration, with a maximum service time of three years. The expected start date is as soon as possible after October 8, 2019. Salary is commensurate with experience.

    APPLICATION PROCEDURES AND DEADLINE INFORMATION:

    Applications must be received by October 8, 2019. Apply for this position using the "Apply for Position" button below. If you have not applied before, you must create your candidate profile at jobs.illinois.edu. If you already have a profile, you may be redirected to that existing profile via email notification. To complete the application process:

    Step 1) Submit the Staff Vacancy Application.
    Step 2) Submit the Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability forms.
    Step 3) You must then upload your cover letter, resume (months and years of employment must be included), and academic credentials (unofficial transcripts or diploma may be acceptable) and names/contact information for three references.

    In order to be considered as a transfer candidate, you must apply for the position using the "Apply for Position" button below. Applications not submitted through this website will not be considered. For further information regarding the position, you may contact Keri Frederick, 217-300-1575 or klfreder@illinois.edu. For questions regarding the application process, please contact 217-333-2137 .

    The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

    The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit go.illinois.edu/EEO. To learn more about the University's commitment to diversity, please visit www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu


  • Seattle Public Schools
    Seattle, WA
    http://www.seattleschools.org/careers

    Description

     

    Plans, organizes, coordinates and monitors long-range facilities planning and related capital improvement activities. Leads assigned projects and staff. Coordinates and monitors activities and projects in assigned areas of responsibility.

     

    Essential Functions

     

    • Plans and conducts research studies regarding K-12 school long and short range facilities planning for construction and capacity needs, efficient use of space, building utilization, neighborhood impact, school facilities planning and other District facility-related issues.
    • Selects and designs methodologies used for analysis and planning.
    • Analyzes facilities project funding needs and proposes measures to meet needs.
    • Recommends strategies for capital levy and bond issue campaigns and other funding measures.
    • Assists in budget preparation and planning for future capital program projects.
    • Coordinates with governmental agencies, business organizations, community/citizen groups, consultants, vendors and the public regarding the development of cooperative facilities projects.
    • Manages the creation of the Washington State OSPI study and survey and the Facilities Condition Assessment on a 5 to 6 year cycle.
    • Writes and conducts Requests for Proposal (RFPs), obtains approval through the Board and project manages the contracting of this activity ($500,000).
    • Disseminates and explains the report to the board and to the public.
    • Supports the creation of the BEX and BTA levies.
    • Presents to the public, school board and stakeholders.
    • Manages the process to ensure a successful levy vote.
    • Coordinates, facilitates and participates in public hearings.
    • Coordinates public activities in conjunction with the capital improvement program and future planning needs.
    • Builds a community involvement process to ensure public/community input and participation in planning activities.
    • Presents information, reports and recommendations to senior leadership, district leaders, School Board or other designated decision-makers as assigned.
    • Develops and writes reports and project bulletins.
    • Responds to requests for information in a timely manner.
    • Provides analysis of legislation affecting assigned projects in coordination with District management.
    • Coordinates and provides support for environmental analysis activities.
    • Reviews environmental impact statements for content and makes recommendations for changes.
    • Makes school site visits to review progress and compliance with established plans.
    • Provides lead direction to projects and staff in assigned areas, such as small works projects, small miscellaneous planning and building improvements, and other facilities-related projects.
    OTHER FUNCTIONS:
    • Creates detailed mathematical models to manage the Backlog of Maintenance & Repair (BMAR).
    • May perform related duties consistent with the scope and intent of the position.

    Minimum Qualifications

     

    EDUCATION:

    Bachelor's degree in Urban Planning or closely related field.

    PREFERRED:

    Master's degree preferred

    YEARS OF RELEVANT EXPERIENCE:

    Five (5) years of experience that includes K-12 Schools facilities planning, construction management, cost estimating, utilizing research methodology, report writing, policy analysis and financial management in a computerized environment.

    SUBSTITUTION:


    Additional qualifying experience may substitute for the education requirement on a year-for-year basis; a Master's degree in an approved field may substitute for one year of the required work experience.

    Apply at: http://www.seattleschools.org/careers


  • Denver Public School District
    Denver, Colorado

    Salary is commensurate with experience.
    Department of Planning, Design & Construction
    Apply> at https://dpsjobboard.dpsk12.org

    Essential Functions and Objectives:
    The Senior Facility Planner provides assistance and support for master planning for the District’s educational and support facilities. Assembles, analyzes, organizes and coordinates facility needs information and compiles information for use by all departments of Facilities Management and other District departments.

    Knowledge, Experience & Other Qualifications:
    • A minimum of ten (10) years of successful architectural or engineering experience and construction program and project management, involving design, construction documentation, administrative and technical responsibilities.
    • Licensed Architect or the ability to become licensed within one year.
    • Demonstrated success managing the planning of multiple projects, facility evaluation, and needs documentation.

    Education Requirements:
    • Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Planning, Engineering, or related field or equivalent experience.

    About Denver Public Schools:
    Thank you for your interest in the DPS Construction Services Department. We are looking for individuals that demonstrate and share our DPS Core Values of Integrity, Equity, Accountability, Collaboration, Fun, and putting Students First. Come join the DPS team make an impact at a great organization! DPS has become the fastest-growing large school district in Colorado.

    Denver Public Schools is committed to meeting the educational needs of every student with great schools in every neighborhood. Our goal is to provide every child in Denver with rigorous, enriching educational opportunities from preschool through high school graduation. DPS is comprised of nearly 200 schools including traditional, magnet, charter and alternative pathways schools, with an enrollment of more than 90,000 students.

    Under the leadership of Superintendent Susana Cordova and guided by the tenets of The Denver Plan, DPS has become the fastest-growing school district in the country in terms of enrollment and the fastest-growing large school district in the state in terms of student academic growth. Learn more at dpsk12.org.

    Denver Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.

  • Birdville Independent School District
    Haltom City, Texas

    Pay Grade: $121,120 - $181,682
    Reports To: Associate Superintendent for Finance
    Department: Central Administration
    Status: Exempt

    GENERAL SUMMARY
    Provide oversight and leadership for the Bond Program and all capital improvement projects in all aspects of the design and construction processes to ensure compliance with district guidelines, goals, contracts, and other requirements.

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
    • Serve as the top administrator regarding design and construction matters;
    • Supervise and/or provide leadership and assistance with the development or revision of technical design guidelines and construction procedures;
    • Work closely with design and construction industry representatives and professionals to assist in their understanding of the bond program and other capital projects;
    • Oversee the District’s design and construction functions and collaborate with the Director of Facilities Management, as well as all other department directors;
    • Supervise the development of quality contract documents for facility construction and review/approve any addenda during procurement;
    • Lead the constructability review process of all projects; Lead the pre-proposal conferences on behalf of the District or supervise the designee;
    • Participate in proposal openings on behalf of the District or supervise the designee;
    • Provide oversight and guidance on design and construction tasks of architects and contractors;
    • Participate in the evaluation of proposals and recommendation of best value contractors, review Board agenda recommendations to negotiate and enter into contracts, attend Board meetings, as needed;
    • Assist in issues resolution and coordination of design and construction efforts by architects and contractors for Board and supervise the preparation of such projects on approved timelines;
    • Anticipate potential issues, be proactive and ensure potential design and construction problems are quickly identified and brought to the attention of District leadership;
    • Ensure progress on all construction sites is monitored and appropriate records are kept on each project to ensure compliance with contract documents;
    • Assist in ensuring coordination and consultation with campus staff, central administrative personnel, and contractors regarding facility design and construction schedules, progress, and corrective actions;
    • Maintain comprehensive knowledge and supervise the retention of records of all on-going design and construction projects;
    • Recommend approval/disapproval of design and construction change management and/or supervise the designee;
    • Assist in interfacing with other agencies to ensure timely project completion;
    • Evaluate architect(s) and contractor(s) performance and supervise the evaluation of other vendors;
    • Supervise the activities of the architects, engineers, contractors, and other vendors in accordance with the District’s policies and applicable local, state and federal laws and regulation;
    • Review architect and contractor invoices, validate work, and exercise sign-off approval as appropriate or supervise the assigned designee;
    • Provide summary briefings to the District leadership;
    • Participate in the substantial completion inspection of general construction projects and review/approve the certificates of substantial completion on behalf of the District;
    • Participate in the final completion inspection or supervise the designee;
    • Participate in warranty site visits or supervise the designee;
    • Review and accept close out documents for general construction contracts and supervise the acceptance of the same for all other vendors;
    • Perform other job related duties as assigned;
    • Monitor the individual performance of personnel under his/her supervision, providing guidance and direction as needed, as well as recommendations for advancement.

    QUALIFICATIONS
    • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university preferably in engineering, construction or a directly related field with minimum of 10 years of experience in the general construction field
    • Demonstrated ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex construction documents;
    • Demonstrated ability respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries and complaints;
    • Demonstrated ability develop and deliver presentations using original or innovative techniques or style;
    • Demonstrated ability deliver effective and persuasive presentations on controversial or complex topic to top management, public groups, and/or Board of Trustees.

    These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job responsibilities.

  • Capital Construction Senior Project Manager - Capital Programs
    Facilities and Services
    University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign

    Facilities & Services (F&S) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is accepting applications for a Capital Construction Senior Project Manager.

    The Capital Construction Senior Project Manager is responsible for the scope, budget and schedule management, contract administration, and construction execution on assigned campus projects; supervision of assigned project management staff as well as administration of the established design, construction and post-construction phase services provided to the campus by the Facilities & Services Division for their projects and all assigned project managers; and accountable to the University for the completion of all assigned capital construction projects to him/her and also assigned to subordinate Project Managers.

    MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Lead design and construction execution for all assigned projects to self and to direct reports, including scope, budget, contracts and schedule, which have been established during the planning phase of capital projects. Primary responsibilities begin during the design phase of projects, but must also participate during planning, review developing project requirements, and assist with the selection of project consultants.
    • Supervise and lead assigned project management staff.
    • Supervise and lead those project management services associated with all capital improvements including, but not limited to, project budgeting, procurement of professional and construction services and all construction activities.
    • Assumes full accountability for the team's adherence to the procedures/protocol for administration of contract documentation, this includes: bond documentation, certificate of insurance documentation, review of draft documents required for approval by the Board of Trustees, review of contracts for contractors and architects/engineers, etc. Responsible for the quality and accuracy of all contract documents associated with their projects and their teams projects as well as training and coaching their staff to have similar oversight and attention to detail on the projects.
    • Work with the Associate Director for Project Management to develop, review and implement Facilities & Services policies and procedures related to project management and be fully accountable and responsible for their implementation.
    • Work closely with the Planner for all assigned projects in the conceptualization phase to ensure projects are being developed with an appropriate scope, schedule and budget for execution in the project management phase.
    • Review program statements and ads related to outlining the scope of work and services for the professional services required for each project assigned. Work closely with the Planner and Associate Director to ensure necessary services are being procured.
    • Lead the quality based selection committee, or request for proposals, when requested, for the hiring of construction managers and contractors to be employed for assigned capital projects.
    • Work with the Capital Development Board (CDB) project manager in the execution of CDB projects on UIUC's campus. Represent and advocate for UIUC's interests and be the main point of contact for scope, schedule and budget issues related to project delivery.
    • Ensure all projects are compliant with all federal, state and University rules and regulations affecting contract administration and procurement of professional services and materials and labor for new construction, remodeling, renovation and minor repairs.
    • Accountable for completing all of his/her complex capital construction projects as well as all the direct reports projects on time and on budget.
    • Lead contract dispute resolution efforts with contractors and construction managers on all construction projects.
    • Lead difficult negotiations with construction vendors to ensure best value for the University.
    • Take corrective actions and make decisions as necessary to improve performance of delayed projects.
    • Utilize his/her best interpersonal skills to coordinate and mitigate multiple personal risks among several stakeholders.
    • Predict project risks and take the appropriate mitigating measures before they occur.
    • Responsible for the health and safety of the university users and building occupants during construction.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    Required Education:

    Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Architecture, or a related field.

    Preferred Education:

    Master's degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Architecture, or related field.

    Required Work Experience:

    Eight years of progressively more responsible administrative experience on design and construction-related projects.

    Preferred Work Experience:

    Work in a University environment on design and construction projects.
    LEED experience and professional registrations.

    Required Training, Licenses, or Certifications:

    Professional Engineer (PE), Architecture, or related professional designation/licensure.

    Successful candidates will have the following:

    1. Knowledge of computer applications, the ability and personality to work effectively with stakeholders and groups on a variety of issues.
    2. Strong communication skills - both verbal and written.
    3. The ability to handle numerous issues simultaneously and meet required, and sometimes difficult, deadlines.
    4. Ability to lead subordinates and coordinate among a large body of stakeholders.

    SALARY AND APPOINTMENT INFORMATION:

    This is a full-time Civil Service Program Coordinator position appointed on a 12-month service basis. The expected start date is as soon as possible after September 12, 2019. Salary is commensurate with experience.

    APPLICATION PROCEDURES AND DEADLINE INFORMATION:

    Applications must be received by September 12, 2019. Apply for this position using the "Apply for Position" button below. If you have not applied before, you must create your candidate profile at jobs.illinois.edu. If you already have a profile, you may be redirected to that existing profile via email notification. To complete the application process:

    Step 1) Submit the Staff Vacancy Application.
    Step 2) Submit the Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability forms.
    Step 3) Upload your cover letter, resume (months and years of employment must be included), academic credentials (unofficial transcripts or diploma may be acceptable), and names/contact information for three references.

    In order to be considered as a transfer candidate, you must apply for the position using the "Apply for Position" button below. Applications not submitted through this website will not be considered. For further information about the position, you may contact Keri Frederick, 217-300-1575 or klfreder@illinois.edu. For questions regarding the application process, please contact 217-333-2137.

    The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

    The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit go.illinois.edu/EEO. To learn more about the University's commitment to diversity, please visit www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu


  • Capital Construction Project Manager - Capital Programs
    Facilities and Services
    University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign

    Facilities & Services (F&S) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is accepting applications for a Capital Construction Project Manager.

    The Capital Construction Project Manager is responsible for the scope, budget, and schedule management, contract administration, design and construction execution on assigned campus projects; responsible for administration of the established design, construction, and post-construction phase services provided to the campus by the Capital Programs Division; and accountable to ensure completing all projects on time, on budget and to a satisfied customer and to the expected quality parameters.

    MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    1. Lead design and construction execution, including scope, budget, contracts, and schedule which have been established during the planning phase of capital projects. Responsibilities begin during the design phase of projects and must participate during planning and design, review development project requirements, and support with the selection of project consultants.
    2. Manage procurement of construction services and construction execution including contract document(s) administration, budget and schedule management, and project closeout while maintaining the University's requirements for project quality, cost and time.
    3. Lead the preparation and implementation of F&S Project Management policies and procedures related to capital delivery.
    4. Supervise and coordinate those project management services associated with all capital improvements including, but not limited to, project budgeting, procurement of professional and construction services, and all construction activities.
    5. Accountable for the procedures/protocol for administration of contract documentation: bond documentation, certificate of insurance documentation, review of draft documents required for approval by the Board of Trustees, review of contracts for contractors and architects/engineer, pay application review, etc.
    6. Responsible for preparation and implementation of F&S policies and procedures related to project management.
    7. Administer project conceptualization development with other professionals and administrators.
    8. Coordinate activities with the Capital Development Board for design, construction, project delivery, and partnering.
    9. Assist with the preparation of the scope of professional services required for each project.
    10. Lead the approved process for the selection of construction managers, and other contractors to be recommended for employment by the University or Capital Development Board.
    11. Direct the development of pre-construction, construction Professional Services Agreements for construction managers, other contractors, and a standard format regarding the scope of professional services. Coordinate the scope of professional services required for each project with the Senior Project Manager and/or Associate Director(s).
    12. Monitor and review of federal, state, and University rules and regulations affecting contract administration and procurement of professional services and materials and labor for new construction, remodeling, renovation, and minor repairs.
    13. Accountable for completing projects on time and on budget for complex capital construction projects.
    14. Lead contract dispute resolution efforts with contractors and construction managers on his/her projects.
    15. Lead difficult negotiations with construction vendors to ensure best value for the University.
    16. Take corrective actions and make decisions as necessary to improve performance of delayed projects.
    17. Utilize his/her best interpersonal skills to coordinate and mitigate multiple personal risks among several stakeholders.
    18. Predict project risks and take the appropriate mitigating measures before they occur.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    Required Education:

    Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Architecture, or a related field.

    Preferred Education:

    Master's degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Architecture, or a related field.

    Required Work Experience:

    Five years of progressively more responsible administrative experience on design and construction-related projects.

    Required Training, Licenses, or Certifications:

    Professional Engineer (PE), Architecture, or related professional designation/licensure.

    SALARY AND APPOINTMENT INFORMATION:

    This is a full-time Civil Service Program Coordinator position. The expected start date is as soon as possible after August 26, 2019. Salary is commensurate with experience.

    APPLICATION PROCEDURES AND DEADLINE INFORMATION:

    Applications must be received by August 26, 2019. Apply for this position using the "Apply for Position" button below. If you have not applied before, you must create your candidate profile at jobs.illinois.edu. If you already have a profile, you may be redirected to that existing profile via email notification. To complete the application process:

    Step 1) Submit the Staff Vacancy Application.
    Step 2) Submit the Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability forms.
    Step 3) You must then upload your cover letter, resume (months and years of employment must be included), and academic credentials (unofficial transcripts or diploma may be acceptable) and names/contact information for three references.

    In order to be considered as a transfer candidate, you must apply for the position using the "Apply for Position" button below. Applications not submitted through this website will not be considered. For further information regarding the position, you may contact Keri Frederick, 217-300-1575 or klfreder@illinois.edu. For questions regarding the application process, please contact 217-333-2137.

    The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

    The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit go.illinois.edu/EEO. To learn more about the University's commitment to diversity, please visit www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu


  • Senior Director of Operations
    Facilities and Services
    University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign

    Facilities & Services (F&S) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is accepting applications for a Senior Director of Operations. The Senior Director supports the Executive Director by providing coordination and administrative oversight for administrative functions including Information Technology, Finance, Human Resources and Communication and Customer Relation. This position will also assume responsibility for the cleaning operations of the University as well as Transportation and the Waste Transfer Station. In addition, reporting to this position is the function of Health and Safety and Environmental Compliance.

    The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit go.illinois.edu/EEO.

    MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    1. Provides leadership and management to all units included within the Deputy Executive Director areas of responsibility.
    2. Supports and advances the Diversity and Inclusion plans for Facility and Services.
    3. Assumes oversight of a comprehensive and multi-disciplinary campus program for occupational Health and Safety, Industrial Hygiene and Environmental Compliance.
    4. Assists the University in compliance with Federal, State, local and institution regulations and policies for students, staff, faculty and visitors.
    5. Responsible for planning and implementing a communication strategy and a customer service focus for Facility and Service that lead to the continuous improvements of its brand.
    6. Oversees managerial and administrative support for planning, budgeting and financial resources.
    7. Provides human resources support to Facility and Services including job searches, hiring, payroll, labor relation, etc.
    8. Oversees the provision of Information Technology services such as Network support and Server Administration, application development, hardware and software maintenance.
    9. Develops service levels and benchmarking measures as well as Key Performance Indicators for cleaning services.
    10. Strategically monitor the self-supporting Facilities and Services Transportation and Automotive service operation. Also, create and apply University fleet policies.
    11. Serve on campus committees and panels as needed.
    12. Represents Facilities & Services and the Urbana Campus with external organizations as necessary.
    13. Communicate and work with a large number of internal and external stakeholders in a collaborative manner to represent Facility and Services and the University as needed. Oversees the execution of all Capital Projects to ensure completion on time and on budget with the expected quality.
    14. Accountable for the operating and capital budgets in his / her area of responsibility and ensures adherence to the budget guidelines, procurement code and delivering service on budget.

    POSITION REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

    Education:

    Required: Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Engineering, Business, Finance or Human Resources.

    Preferred: Graduate studies in the respective field is an asset.
    Graduate Master or Ph.D. in the field of expertise.

    Experience:

    Required:

    1. Ten years of progressively responsible administrative and supervisory experience in facility management in Universities.
    2. Ability to delegate and supervise the work of Transportation and Building Services, Administration and Public Relation, and Safety and Environmental Compliance and its support staff, work effectively with academic individuals and groups on a variety of issues, and handle numerous issues simultaneously and meet required and sometime difficult deadlines; possess strong communication skills - both verbal and written.
    3. Possess strong leadership skills to influence change, deal with resistance to change and lead large teams towards strategic goals.
    4. Ability to support the Executive Director as a problem solver ad dealing with conflicts.

    Preferred: Experience in the field of facility management at a major research University in North America.

    APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

    To ensure full consideration, please create your candidate profile at jobs.illinois.edu and upload your cover letter, resume, copy of undergraduate transcripts, and the names/contact information for three professional references by August 27, 2019. Applicants may be interviewed before August 27, 2019; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date.

    The start date is as soon as possible after the close of the search. Salary is commensurate with demonstrated ability and experience. This is a full-time 12-month academic professional appointment.

    For further information regarding application procedures, contact Keri Frederick at klfreder@illinois.edu.

    The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.


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    July 23, 2019
    KCBA Architects is a full service architectural firm that specializes in the educational, senior living, religious, community, and corporate realms. We are currently seeking a talented professional with 7+ years of experience in project management of large-scale renovation and/or new construction projects. The right candidate is a detail-oriented multi-tasker with excellent management and communication skills and experience in all phases of the project development process from conceptual planning through construction administration.

    Architectural registration and LEED accreditation are desired but not required. Experience with Sketchup, Revit, and Adobe Creative Suite is preferred. This position is located in our Hatfield, PA office. KCBA offers a competitive salary and benefits package, a fun and creative work environment, and exposure to a range of different professional and educational opportunities. Please forward a cover letter, resume, and portfolio samples to hr@kcba-architects.com

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