Director of Design & Construction

Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jan 21, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Management, Professional Fields, Architecture, Other Professional Fields, Vocational & Technical Fields, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Facilities Management & Physical Plant
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Details

Position Details

Posting Number N00835 Classification Title Tactical Leadership Senior Professional (Grade 200) Working Title Director of Design & Construction Employee Group Manager Bargaining Unit Management Location Main Campus Department Construction Design & Management Pay Rate Employment Type Regular FT Work Schedule

Position Summary Information

Position Summary
The Director of Design and Construction is responsible for the planning and management of all changes to the campus physical plant, including design, construction, renovation and major maintenance projects in adherence to the campus master plan. The Director is also responsible for managing the facilities archives, developing the annual capital budget submission, selecting project designers and consultants, overseeing the annual space inventory update, preparing the annual construction authority submission, reviewing and approving payment applications, construction submittals, and as-builts. The Director plans, coordinates and manages the work of the Office of Facilities Design and Construction in delivering quality service to the University community.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s of Science degree in engineering or construction management or a related field with at least five years of progressive management experience in design/project management of the construction and renovation of complex, large buildings and building systems. Experience/training in space management and utilization, managing design professionals/construction contractors, construction scheduling, and design development. Knowledge of OSHA and local and state building codes. Experience working with diverse populations. Successful performance in an interview. Preferred Qualifications
Masters’ degree in Mechanical Engineering, with emphasis on mechanical and HVAC building systems, or Masters’ in Business Administration, Construction Management or in a closely related field. Professionally licensed in PA or the ability to obtain it within 6 months. Strong leadership and negotiating skills, experience using Microsoft Projects or other project management software, direct experience with the PA Uniform Construction Code, PA Department of Labor & Industry’s Plans Examiners Office and PA Department of General Services ( DGS ) design/construction processes. Experience with U.S. Green Building Council process including LEED building certification towards the University’s sustainability initiatives. Familiarity with working in a higher education/unionized environment.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Date 01/21/2022 Closing Date Open Until Filled No Notice of Non-Discrimination
Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, religion, age, disability, or veteran status in its programs or activities in accordance with Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and University policies.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Assistant Vice President of Human Resources and Compliance/Title IX Coordinator
008 Old Main Building
104 Maltby Avenue
Slippery Rock University
Slippery Rock, PA 16057
724.738.2016 Respect for Individuals in the Community
Slippery Rock University provides an environment that respects, encourages, and promotes the talents and contributions of all. Slippery Rock University values a community with a shared sense of purpose, where people demonstrate mutual respect and appreciation. Slippery Rock University values diversity that honors and includes all persons regardless of age, creed, disability, ethnic heritage, gender, gender identity, race, religion, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic status in academic and extracurricular endeavor, in the working environment, and in the daily life of the university community. Special Instructions to Applicants
Please provide contact information for three professional references in the application.

Official transcripts are required prior to appointment.

Recommended candidates will be required to complete criminal background check, including Act 34 Background Check and Act 151 (Child Abuse) Background Check and Federal Criminal ( FBI ) clearance prior to appointment.

Full consideration will be given to applications received by February 14, 2022. Posting Specific Questions

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcripts
  2. Unofficial Transcripts 2

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