Assistant Director of Capital Projects

Baltimore City Community College
Maryland, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Mar 7, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Architecture, Other Professional Fields, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Engineering, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Other Business & Administrative Affairs, Facilities Management & Physical Plant
Employment Type
Full Time
Description/Job Summary

The Assistant Director of Capital Projects will perform a variety of capital project management, administrative, and technical duties primarily in facility planning, design, construction supervision, and project management for Baltimore City Community College facilities.

The candidate will serve as project manager for capital and operating budget projects, including deferred maintenance and Facility Grant Renewal projects – both large projects and multiple small projects from the planning phase through the warranty phase. The candidate will serve as technical representative for construction and renovation projects, inspect facilities to assess engineering or architectural needs, and prepare reports detailing conditions and work required. The candidate will review design, criteria, specifications, and drawings for facility projects prepared by consultants (architect/engineering firms) for ensuring compliance with sound architectural and engineering practices and established standards, codes, regulations, and of their technical efficacy related to proper building construction.

The Assistant Director of Capital Projects plans, directs, and coordinates various major multi-year capital construction projects from program initiation through design and post-construction stages.

The candidate chairs various project design review, pre-bid, construction progress, and post-construction meetings to respond to inquiries concerning projects, ensures compliance with project program and design standards, contract specifications, applicable building codes, and sound planning practices.

The candidate will assist in the procurement of the construction contracts and will prepare documents for approval by the Board of Public Works and monthly executive summaries for the Board of Trustees.

The candidate will prepare facility programs, master plan updates, in-house schematic designs, capital budget submissions, drawings, specifications, contract documents, feasibility studies, time schedules, and cost analysis for various approved deferred maintenance, construction, and renovation projects.

The candidate may be required to participate and represent the College in Architect/Engineer (A/E) selection and negotiating committees to select consultants, evaluate technical and cost proposals of candidate engineering or architectural firms, recommend award of contract, negotiate fees, and conduct debriefings for the College and, when required, in collaboration with DGS.

The candidate will perform special tasks assigned by the AVP for Facilities to include energy performance evaluations, accessibility studies, furniture layouts, space inventories, asset inventory coordination, sustainability, and MBE outreach consistent with the goals and mission of the division.

In the absence of the AVP for Facilities, the candidate will serve as the primary representative for Facilities including supervisor of internal departments, point of contact for external entities, and representative to BCCC Administration.

The candidate will supervise the Capital Projects team of design and engineering professionals including student construction management interns.

Required Skills

Knowledge and Skills:

Candidate must demonstrate 10 years of experience related to a variety of capital project management, administrative, and technical duties primarily in facility planning, design, construction supervision, and project management.

Candidate must have a strong technical knowledge and demonstrate experience in planning, architecture, engineering, cost estimating, and project management.

Candidate must have the ability to analyze problems and estimate repair and replacement costs, formulate project and overall budgets, and produce cost estimates.

Candidate must have a general knowledge of procurement, requisitions, bidding, and other state regulations and generally accepted practices.

Candidate must have a general knowledge of LEED and sustainable green building practices and demonstrate leadership in this area.

Required Qualifications

Education :
  • Bachelors or Master professional degree in Architecture or Engineering.
Experience :
  • Candidate must demonstrate ten (10) years of experience in project planning, project management, architectural design, construction.
Certification :
  • Candidate must hold and maintain a LEED AP accreditation.
  • Candidate must hold and maintain an AIA, NCARB certification, RA, or PE.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Candidate is preferred to have experience working with state agencies and on large projects.
  • Candidate is preferred to have experience in energy, accessibility, inventory, specification writing, construction, project planning, and management.
  • Candidate is preferred to hold a PMP certification (Project Management Professional).

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