Bard College, a liberal arts college on the Hudson River, is a
private institution working in the public interest.
Employer Website: http://apply.interfolio.com/92519
The primary duties of the Assistant Director of Buildings &
Grounds include, but are not limited to, project management of new
construction capital improvements, renovations and historic
restorations. The role provides facility operational support
partnering and collaborating with all departments and contractors
to help foster a first-class Buildings & Grounds Department
operation. Serves as Buildings & Grounds department head in the
absence of the Director of Building & Grounds. Performs
responsibilities in accordance with all Bard College and Buildings
& Grounds Department policies and procedures.
- Project Manager for all capital projects and major repairs,
including but not limited to, new construction, renovations and
- Works in partnership with Architects, Engineers, Consultants,
Fire Marshals and local Building Officials to develop plans and
- Develops detailed scopes of work, obtains multiple bids through
an RFP and prepares accurate budgets for approval. Ensures all work
is performed in accordance to the contract and the intended scope
of work with minimal change orders.
- Establishes and adheres to project schedules utilizing Gant
Charts to identify key milestones and critical paths to meet
project deliverables on schedule.
- Reviews and circulates equipment submittals to the project team
ensuring that they are within the parameters of campus standards
and achieve the long-term environmental goals for the college.
Ensures that all finish and material samples are in kind for
historical buildings and routes alternates for necessary
- Obtains surveys as required for any suspected asbestos
materials, lead based paints and any other potentially hazardous
conditions before having work performed that could cause
- Administers and upholds safety procedures and protocols for all
B&G Department and construction projects. Addresses all safety
issues on any job site immediately escalating compliance issues to
the appropriate college safety and risk personnel for
- Manages the procurement of all necessary furniture, fixtures
and equipment for projects ensuring that all necessary items are
installed in accordance to B&G Department standards of
- Performs routine property and project inspections, in addition
to, punch-walks compiling a list of actions for resolution by the
contractor or B&G staff within reasonable amount of time.
- Provides maintenance and repair oversight support with other
department managers ensuring that the appearance of the buildings
and grounds reflect the highest standards. Escalates important
maintenance and safety concerns to the Director of Buildings &
- Manages assigned department personnel adhering to the College
and B&G Department policies and procedures. Maintains the job
performance and attendance records for the staff under their
leadership to maintain consistency and equality.
- Manages work within approved budgets and addresses any coding
or billing discrepancies. Helps develop and prepare cost savings
strategies with the Director of Buildings & Grounds.
- Provides Buildings and Grounds coordination support for events
on campus collaborating with the event members to properly
facilitate any needs of the department.
- Other job-related duties as assigned.
- Must have a minimum of 5 years of construction related Project
Management experience with projects in excess of $5,000,000.
Possess the capability to oversee multiple jobs and projects
- Must have excellent communication, interpersonal and
comprehension skills with the ability to work with all levels of
- Must possess computer skills including the ability to create
reports and project Gant Charts. Must possess computer typing
skills and have experience with Microsoft Office programs including
Excel, Power Point and Word.
- Must have the ability to apply concepts of algebra and geometry
and using fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to
- High School graduate or the equivalent. A college degree or a
Project Management certificate in a related field is
- Familiarity and the understanding of the proper application of
current building and fire codes, for example, mechanical, plumbing,
electrical and fire is required. Must also possess a working
knowledge of OSHA regulations.
- Must be able to read and interpret blueprints and technical
- Must have valid NY State driver’s license.
- Must be able to sit for extended periods of time and work in
standard office environment
- Must be able to occasionally lift 20 pounds
- Must be able to work occasional weekends and evenings as
Please submit a cover letter, resume, diversity statement and the
contact information for three references on the Interfolio website:
About Bard College
Bard College is a small, private liberal arts college in
Annandale-on-Hudson, New York. The campus overlooks the Hudson
River and Catskill Mountains, and is within the Hudson River
Historic District. Founded in 1860, the institution consists of a
liberal arts college and a conservatory, as well as eight graduate
programs offering over 20 graduate degrees in the arts and
sciences, and is home to the Fisher Performing Arts Center and the
Hessel Museum of Art. The college has a network of over 35
affiliated programs, institutes, and centers throughout the United
States and around the world. This includes the Bard Prison
Initiative, the largest college-degree-granting prison education
program in the U.S.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Bard College is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome
applications from those who contribute to our diversity. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, mental, or physical
disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, familial status, veteran status, or genetic
Bard is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and
reasonable accommodation for all individuals in employment
practices, services, programs, and activities.