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The Division of Facilities and Campus Services is committed to providing the highest quality service to faculty, students, staff, alumni and visitors. With more than 260 major buildings enhancing the magnificent landscape of the Ithaca campus, approximately 1,000 highly talented and dedicated staff serve as steward of the campus resources and operations.
Facilities Engineering (FE) is responsible for university stewardship, which includes, but is not limited to the stewardship of engineered systems on campus, maintenance of Design and Construction Standards, Construction Document archiving, and project design reviews for QA and standards compliance. FE also provides project management services that cover engineered systems infrastructure, system intensive building renovations, small building renovations up to $1M (typically a result of an initial assessment), local approvals efforts (SEQRA, NEPA, Site Plan/Special Permit approval support,) energy conservation projects and projects relative to research collaboration. FE manages maintenance programs for campus-wide systems such as bridges, generators, elevators, roofs, structures, pavement and more.
Project Administration consists of Project Intake, Small Project Management, Large Project Management, and Construction Management.
An Associate Project Manager (Assoc. PM) provides a critical role in the execution of Cornell University's capital construction projects. An Associate Project Manager is required to perform and manage key elements of a project seeking guidance and counsel from Project Managers and Directors of Project Management to facilitate decisions within all phases of a project, while utilizing the Skills for Success to meet the responsibilities and essential functions of Project Management outlined below.
Associate Project Managers are to manage multiple and often-interdependent projects concurrently with varying scope and phases of development for projects in the range of $100k to $2M. Collaborate with complex and diverse project teams utilizing a strong understanding and working knowledge of one or more of the essential functions of Project Management outlined below.
The Responsibilities and Essential functions of an Associate PM are as follows:
* Project Administration & Development:
* Procurement & Contract Management:
* Design Management:
* Construction Management:
* Process & Approval Management
The Associate Project Manager will be required to prioritize their workload with guidance to meet the needs of the customer and align them with individual project schedules. The Associate Project Manager will develop and maintain effective working relationships with all project stakeholders including customers, University administrators, staff, and faculty, the State University Construction Fund, CCF staff, colleagues, and AE firms and contractors.
Project-related activities require the use of proprietary software (eBuilder) implemented by the University.
Ours is a values-based organization where all employees are accountable for supporting the organization's values of truth, respect, excellence, teamwork, and integrity. Employees are required to attend staff development trainings and participate in the performance evaluation process.
Professional bachelor's degree in architecture, engineering, or relevant field, and/or the equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in commercial and institutional design and construction is required. A minimum of three (3) years of PM experience encompassing Project Planning & Development, Procurement and Contract Management, Design Management, Construction Management and Closeout. Proven ability to drive projects to a successful conclusion in a collaborative and politically sensitive manner.
An understanding of Project Management Responsibilities and Essential Functions to build on professional judgement to pro-actively manage projects, anticipate issues, and minimize impacts on quality, budget, schedule, or campus/college/unit/department. Must demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills, ability to build and maintain positive interpersonal relationships with internal and external stakeholders and must have effective organizational skills.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, Excel, Word, Power Point, and MS Project is required. Ability to gain working knowledge of proprietary project management software (eBuilder), for all Cornell University project-related activities. Working knowledge of NYS Building Codes, ADA, other building industry regulations and standards.
Must have and maintain a valid driver's license; may be required to operate a motor vehicle (your own vehicle or Cornell-owned) to travel to/from job sites.
Registered Architect or Licensed Engineer in the State of New York or ability through reciprocity to obtain license within one year of hire date. PM capital project experience on a University campus is preferred. Experience managing public capital projects such as SUNY/SUCF. Proficiency with electronic project scheduling software. CMAA Construction Manager Certification or Project Management Institute (PMI) Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification.
-Typically lifts 10 to 20 lbs
-Limited exposure to hazards
*No VISA sponsorship or relocation assistance is available for this position.
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Facilities Coord Projects III
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