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Project Manager

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Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Project Manager
Type of Position Administrative
Job Function

Under the general direction of the Director of Facilities Services and with latitude for independent judgment and action within established policies and procedures, the Project Manager is responsible for managing renovation and construction projects which enhance the campus and support the academic mission of the College; assists in preparing repair and renewal budget; performs normal supervisory functions. Project Manager must provide a high level of individualized service to all stakeholders with minimal disruption to the academic, student life or residential activities of the College.

Department Campus Services
Reports to Title Director, Facilities Services
Full or Part Time Full Time
Number Of Months 12 months/year
Work Schedule
Position End Date (if temporary)
Posting Number 2015 -00525- AS

Position Summary Information

Essential Duties Summary

1. Administer request for proposals and bidding processes. Assists in preparing project scope, RFP, bid ding, bid review and contracts with contractors and consultants.
2. Manage and oversee the work of contractors, architects, engineers, and other outside consultants, monitoring project work progress and quality.
3. Respond to request and resolve issues efficiently and diplomatically.
4. Maintain detailed records of all assigned project scopes, budgets and schedules.
5. Inspect materials and workmanship used in projects to ensure compliance with contract documents and college design standards.
6. Develop project Schedules and budgets. Manage costs and schedules to avoid budget over-runs and schedule delays.
7. Manage the flow of communication from campus constituents to design teams to ensure that an appropriate project scope is conveyed.
8. Facilitate and obtain permits and approvals from various regulatory authorities, acting as the college’s representative in hearings and variance proceedings as needed.
9. Coordinate all end of project activities, including start-up, testing, adjusting, training, commissioning as-built documentation and close out of permits.
10. Assist the Director in forecasting and preparing short term repair and renewal projects and long range Capital Budget Plans for future projects.
11. Perform related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• Demonstrated project management skills in overseeing construction and renovation projects in a diverse college community preferred.
• Working knowledge of all construction trades and construction safety requirements.
• Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with diverse constituencies; ability to effectively communicate orally, in writing and electronically;
• Able to work effectively in a service-oriented environment subject to frequently changing priorities which may require re-prioritization of daily operations;
• Demonstrated problem-solving skills sound judgment and ability to understand and apply the College’s and Department’s policies and procedures.
• Computer literacy is required: word processing, spreadsheets, databases, project scheduling, etc.

Required Qualification Summary

• A Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture, Engineering or Construction Management or related field.
• Five to eight years project management experience, or a suitable combination of education and on the job experience equivalent to eight years is required.

Preferred Qualification Summary
Physical Demands Summary

• Ability to walk, stand and take stairs for prolonged periods of time, including walking to rooftops of buildings.

Salary Range

Posting Detail Information

EEO Statement

Barnard College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Barnard does not discriminate due to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability, or any other legally protected basis, and to the extent permitted by law. Qualified candidates of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.

Open Date 08/31/2015
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Additional Information

This job description is intended as a summary of the primary responsibilities of and qualifications for this position. The job description is not intended as inclusive of all duties an individual in this position might be asked to perform or of all qualifications that may be required either now or in the future.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is your prior experience in this role?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Please indicate your salary requirements:

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * How many years of experience do you have in this role?
    • 0-1 year
    • 2 years
    • 3-5 years
    • 5-10 years
    • 10+ years

Applicant Documents

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