Framingham, MA Category:
Thu Aug 25 2022 Job Description:
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:
The Director of Capital Projects Management (Director CPM) is
responsible for the oversight, implementation, and management of
capital projects responsibilities including capital planning and
budgeting, in conjunction with other University staff, on the
Framingham State University campus. The Director CPM serves as the
campus primary point of contact for MSCBA and DCAMM managed
projects. For FSU managed projects, the Director CPM is responsible
for project development, design, project procurement, in
conjunction with Business Office, construction management and
budgeting. The Director CPM plays an extremely important role
across campus in providing the most advantageous living, learning,
teaching, and work environments for students, faculty, and
Not assigned direct reports at this time
Executive Vice President for Administration, Finance and
EXAMPLES OF SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Responsible for the oversight and management of capital
projects responsibilities including capital planning and budgeting
(in conjunction with other University staff); for MSCBA and DCAMM
managed projects serve as campus primary point of contact; for FSU
managed projects responsible for project development, budgeting,
design, project procurement (in conjunction with business office),
and construction management.
- Procure and oversee the work of consultants including
Architects, Engineers and OPM. Manage construction contracts and
- Develop, in consultation with the Vice President for
Administration and Finance, annual and multi-year plans for capital
projects in accordance with University, DCAMM, and MSCBA capital
- Manage multi-funding sources, capital projects budgets and
associated spending and reporting requirements. Manage individual
- Ensure design and construction work is in compliance with
applicable codes and regulations.
- Support the Sustainability Coordinator in campus greening
efforts through integration in capital projects.
- Collaborate with Executive Director of Facilities to ensure
that projects are completed in a manner that minimized disruptions
to campus operations and ensures long term maintainability of
buildings and systems.
- Ensure adequate records of costs are maintained. Ensure that
proper records are kept for all facilities and projects.
Collaborate with Director of Boiler Plant and Utilities Operations
to ensure all project as built documents are accurate and available
in the plans room.
- Serve as the designated Capital Projects liaison to other
departments including Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, Athletics,
and Campus Events, ensuring ongoing awareness and communication
about campus space availability, conditions, and restrictions as it
relates to current and upcoming capital improvements.
- Provide projects related data for various annual reports
required by other agencies and University departments.
- Seek new ways to optimize capital projects, as measured by
ability to meet customer needs, facility appearance, cost of
operations, and effective use of capital budget resources.
- Accountable for ensuring that affirmative action, equal
opportunity, and diversity are integrally tied to all actions and
decisions in areas of responsibility.
- Perform additional related duties and serve on various
University committees as designated by the Executive Vice
May be required to:
- Lift items up to 50 lbs;
- Climb ladder up to 8 feet;
- Climb stairs;
- Drive University vehicles.
May be required to work certain nights, weekends, and holidays
in addition to the regular work schedule to support specific
- Bachelor's degree, preferably in engineering, architecture,
construction management, or facilities management .
- Four years progressively responsible, related work experience
in all phases of project management, including developing and
monitoring capital project budgets
- Strong interpersonal skills to work with all levels within the
university and with external contacts
- Knowledge of design and construction procurement and contract
management, competitive bid process, permitting and project
- Familiarity with applicable codes including OSHA, NFPA, ASHRAE,
- Strong writing and editing skills
- Able to develop rough square footage budget estimates,
including contingency for capital projects and for ongoing
- Knowledge of sustainable building practices
- Ability to read, understand and interpret plans
- Demonstrated ability to keep complete and accurate records and
prepare detailed reports as requested.
- Master's degree in a related field.
- Knowledge of Commonwealth of Massachusetts regulations
pertaining to construction, maintenance of buildings, and capital
procurement (MGL chapter 149).
- Working knowledge of the applicable Massachusetts codes and
regulations including Massachusetts State Building Code,
Massachusetts Comprehensive Fire Safety Code, and Code of
Massachusetts Regulations (including 521 CMR). relating to the
construction, renovation, and alteration of buildings.
- Experience working with and seeking approvals from regulatory
bodies such as Massachusetts Architectural Access Board,
Conservation Commission, and State Building Inspector.
- Ability to compute and draft written budgets, project concept
reports, and budget requests.
- Knowledge of higher education principles, practices and
This is a full-time, exempt, benefits-eligible, non-unit
position. The salary range is $90,000-95,000.
It is the policy of Framingham State University that all
employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including booster
if eligible, before they begin employment. Proof of the COVID-19
vaccine is required of all individuals hired by FSU, to be verified
after a verbal offer of employment has been accepted, and before
employment begins. Prospective employees may submit a request for a
medical or religious exemption to the COVID-19 vaccination
requirement to Human Resources. Furthermore, FSU employees must
wear a mask inside certain campus spaces.
Framingham State University conducts criminal history and sexual
offender record checks on recommended finalists prior to final
employment for all positions.
Framingham State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative
Members of underrepresented groups, minorities, women, veterans,
persons with disabilities, and all persons committed to diversity
and inclusive excellence are strongly encouraged to apply.