Project Manager

Position Information

University Code 17222 University Title Facilities Management Project Manager 2 University Job Family Facilities Management ORP Eligible Yes For more information on ORP, visit: Retirement Plans
Recruitment Pool All Applicants Recruitment Type Multi Title Scope of Search Local Working Title Project Manager Position Number 551260 Is this employee on a H1B Visa? Position Type Staff Job Status Full-Time FLSA Indicator Exempt Employee Group University Employee Department FMD Administration Organizational Overview

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Position Primary Purpose and General Responsibilities

VCU’s Facilities Management is seeking to hire a Project Manager within its Planning and Design unit. The Project Manager manages construction projects during the planning and design phase through bidding to ensure compliance with organizational objectives.

Among the responsibilities the Project Manager:

Manages projects so they meet schedule, budget, and program expectations
Solves problems by identifying and addressing root cause
Challenges consultants, users, resource personnel, and others to arrive at the most cost effective, functional and aesthetically pleasing result
Prepares complete and thorough work plans at the start of each project and tracks progress using work plans as a management tool
Identifies where input is needed from university personnel, actively pursues it and coordinates integration of it into the project
Verifies compliance with the Building Code
Highlights potential code issues for building team early in the design process to avoid schedule regression
Acts as primary liaison between the building team and the Division of Engineering and Buildings
Selects consultants whose skills are in alignment with User needs
Develops proposals and agreements such as RFPs, MOUs, owner/Architect contracts, change orders, invoices, requisitions with outside consultants and vendors
Demonstrates a commitment to risk assessment by considering cost, benefit and impact of decisions

Minimum Hiring Standards

Requires good working knowledge of construction products, materials, technology, and building systems.
Knowledge of construction means and methods.
Knowledge of state codes and standards
Skilled at using logic and reasoning to analyze and solve problems.
Excellent verbal and written communication
Strong negotiation skills.
Cost estimating ability and early project programming.
Virginia driver’s license required.
Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a staff member at VCU .

Preferred Hiring Standards

Licensed as an architect or engineer preferred

Required Licenses/ Certifications Anticipated Hiring Range $87,000 - $97,000 Application Process/Additional Information Campus Monroe Park Campus Hours/Week 40 Normal Work Days/Hours Mon-Fri, 8:00-5:00pm Job Open Date 04/21/2021 Posting will close on or before Open Until Filled Yes Job Category Is this a restricted position? No Is this position eligible to participate in alternative work arrangements? No Sensitive Position No Resource Critical Yes Quick Link Posting Specific Questions

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Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Other Document
  3. Resume

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