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Construction Manager, Facilities Management



About Binghamton University:

Binghamton University is a premier public R1 research institution in the State University of New York (SUNY) system that unites more than 130 broadly interdisciplinary educational programs with some of the most vibrant research in the nation. Our unique character - shaped by our mission, outstanding academics, facilities, and community life - promotes extraordinary student success, research, and service; Binghamton University is where our students, faculty and staff thrive.

Working at Binghamton University is more than about having a great job - it is about having the opportunity to flourish in an exciting, engaging environment. Our faculty and staff appreciate Binghamton's collegial and inclusive culture and its commitment to excellence, education, innovation and civic engagement. Our diverse campus community contributes to our success.

Binghamton merges rigorous academics, distinguished faculty, exceptional staff, and ultramodern facilities to engage and challenge its 18,000+ students. The high-achieving Binghamton student body also represents a great diversity of life experiences, from first-generation college-goers to international students. Beyond their talent, these classmates share a desire to shape the future through technology, insight, intellectual exploration, and community service.

We are an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and in keeping with this commitment, we welcome all to apply, including veterans and persons with disabilities.


Job Description:

Budget Title: Assistant Facilities Program Coordinator (SL-3)

Salary: $60,000 - $75,000

Binghamton University is looking for a full time Construction Manager to join our Planning and Construction Management Team within Facilities Management. This position would report to the Assistant Director of Planning and Construction Management.

Construction Managers work with the State University Construction Fund (FUND), Contractors, Facilities Management staff and on-campus departments on the design and construction of Capital Projects.

The incumbent will act as the primary contact person for all assigned projects from planning through execution by focusing on campus needs, impacts, budgets and schedules. They will be tasked with monitoring construction schedules, reviewing design and construction documents, keeping construction documents current during projects, attending job and coordination meetings, observing tests performed on the job site, maintaining office records and files according to an established standard, preparing daily reports, reviewing submittals/shops, reviewing payment applications, assisting with inspection reports, and tracking/coordinating issues during the construction warranty periods. They will be expected to be on site daily and have knowledge of job site safety.

The successful candidate will be a proactive, self-motivated professional with outstanding communication and interpersonal skills; who possess the ability to maintain collaborative relationships and adapt to change while handling multiple tasks simultaneously.

The successful candidate should expect to be assigned to the following types of projects which are important to maintain the facilities on campus: annual roof, storefront, utility (such as medium voltage and high-temp hot water), elevator replacements, ADA upgrades, and façade replacement projects. There are also ongoing paver replacement projects, and lab renovations and larger renovation projects are also being planned for future construction.

Due to the nature of the work, this position may require a non-standard work schedule with the ability to respond to off-hour emergencies.

This is a 100% salaried professional position, United University Professions represented with annual renewal requirements; and is eligible for an excellent NYS benefits package.


Requirements:

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
  • Associate's Degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management, Business, or other related field
  • Five to seven years of progressive experience in project management and/or working in the construction trades
  • Proficient in computer applications with the ability to use facility management programs, project management and spreadsheet software, calendar tools and other related software
  • Knowledge of construction methods and technologies with a thorough understanding of project specifications, plan drawings and other construction documents; including submittals and shop drawings
  • Organizational skills and the ability to effectively communicate complex issues with a diverse population
  • Valid Driver's license
Preferred:
  • Experience in a higher education setting with multi-million-dollar facilities; prior knowledge of project management including planning, design, construction management, cost estimating, and budgets
  • Working knowledge of New York State Building Codes and other code standards
  • Technical knowledge of architectural, mechanical and electrical building systems

Additional Information:

Offers of employment may be contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment background check and verification of degree(s) and credentials.

Binghamton University is a tobacco-free campus.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov

Payroll information can be found on our website https://www.binghamton.edu/offices/human-resources/payroll/

Cover letters may be addressed "To the Search Committee."

Postings active on the website, accept applications until closure.

For information on the Dual Career Program, please visit:
https://www.binghamton.edu/offices/human-resources/prospective/dual-career/index.html

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Binghamton University is an equal opportunity employer which bases its employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex, age, physical, mental or sensory disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic, partnership status, past or present military service or any other status protected by the laws of the State of New York. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

As required by Title IX and its implementing regulations Binghamton University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the educational programs and activities which it operates. This requirement extends to employment and admission. Inquiries about sex discrimination may be directed to the University Title IX Coordinator or directly to the Office of Civil Rights (OCR). Contact information for the Title IX Coordinator and OCR, as well as the University's complete Non-Discrimination Notice may be found here .


Application Instructions:

All applicants must apply via Interview Exchange: http://binghamton.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=174976

Deadline for Internal Applicants: May 7, 2024

Deadline for External Applicants: Open until filled

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the vacancy is filled.

Please submit:

  1. Resume,
  2. Cover letter, and
  3. Contact information for three professional references


You may add additional files/documents after uploading your resume. After you fill out your contact information, you will be directed to the upload page. Please login to check/edit your profile or to upload additional documents: http://binghamton.interviewexchange.com/login.jsp.

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