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Supervisor Project Manager - Renovations (SPMR)

Virginia Tech
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Jan 19, 2023

Job Description

Reporting to the Director of Renovations, the Supervisory Project Manager for Renovations (SPMR) will manage one or more teams of Renovations Project Managers (RPM) and Assistant Renovation Project Managers (ARPM) in the Division of Campus Planning, Infrastructure and Facilities, providing advanced levels of project management services for various types of non-capital construction and renovation projects for the university. Assigned projects span the project inception phase, through design and construction, and conclude after start-up, occupancy and warranty period. This includes the management of contracts, project budgets, schedules, and associated coordination/communication. Representing Virginia Tech during the design/construction process and serve as the owner’s primary contact. Manage and coordinate the project team (Architects/Engineers, consultants, contractors, stakeholders, etc.). Ensure design and construction optimizes university program goals, while conforming to the project’s established criteria for scope, cost, schedule, quality, code and university design standards. Manage assigned projects and coordinate involvement of all participants in the design, value engineering, document review, permitting, bidding, procurement, construction, occupancy, closeout, warranty, and financial management processes. The SPMR will provide guidance and oversight of projects assigned to the Renovations team(s).

Required Qualifications

- Advanced degree in Architecture, Engineering, or Building Construction; OR training and work experience at a level that equates to an advanced degree.
- Significant project management experience with comprehensive understanding of the various phases of design and construction, as well as the construction industry as a whole.
- Proven ability to strategically provide recommendations and project management guidance ensuring successful projects to include negotiation, collaboration, utilization of project management technology, and maintenance of records.
- Proven ability to manage multiple concurrent major and minor projects with respect to technical, professional and fiscal issues.
- Ability to work in and develop a team atmosphere and provide superior client service in a diverse environment.
- Ability to interpret complex design/construction documents and effectively administer design/construction/consultant contracts throughout the project.
- Basic knowledge of building codes, construction means and methods and job site safety/OSHA requirements.
- Proven track record for successfully managing and delivering multiple projects including new construction/renovation
- Knowledge of construction delivery scheduling software (MS Project, Primavera, BIM/Revit, LaserFiche etc.) and Microsoft Office programs. Ability to read/interpret/develop construction schedules.
- Prior supervisory experience managing employees and project teams.
- Must have a valid driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications

- Registered/Licensed Architect or Engineer in Virginia (as defined by the Code of
Virginia), or Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.
- Knowledge of construction delivery scheduling software (MS Project, Primavera, BIM/Revit, LaserFiche etc.) and Microsoft Office programs.
- Prior supervisory experience managing employees and project teams.
- Previous construction experience in a higher education setting.
- Previous experience working with the Bureau of Capital Outlay Management, a university building official, or similar offices.

Appointment Type


Review Date

Open until filled

Additional Information

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges , a school of medicine , a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School , and Honors College . The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers . A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Human Resources at during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

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