St. John's established in 1870, has three New York City campuses; a graduate center in Hauppauge, NY; international locations in Rome, Italy; Limerick, Ireland; and Paris, France; and study abroad locations around the world. The Princeton Review and other top rankings consistently recognize the University's outstanding academics, diverse student body, dynamic internship and volunteer opportunities, focus on student life, and diverse study abroad offerings. St. John's University offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in its six colleges and schools, with a growing number of programs offered online. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and 12 other major academic and professional associations.
A dedication to diversity, equity and inclusion is at the heart of our mission. As a Catholic and Vincentian university, St. John's is committed to institutionalizing practices of inclusive excellence to ensure that we welcome and celebrate the intrinsic worth of all members of our community. We will become an even stronger university as we enhance equity at every level of our institution. As noted in our Vision Statement, our graduates will excel in the competencies and values required for leadership and service in a rapidly evolving world.
Project Manager - I
The Project Manager-1 will function as an active member of the Design & Construction department, managing multiple construction projects from inception to completion and participating in project teams as required. Position will report to Director of Deferred Maintenance.
We are looking for a creative individual who is passionate about the built environment, someone with good work ethic and a positive attitude.
Manage Local Law 11 requirements pertaining to building envelops
Address active leaks and aging roofs, windows, facades and foundations
Maintain our assets within regulatory conditions to avoid violations
Ensure that projects are constructed in accordance with design, budget and schedule
Manage client requests, reviews, approvals, schedules and other communications as well as project closures
Analyze bids and recommend vendors, contractors and consultants to the Exec Director
Strictly follow University rules and regulations in conjunction with NYC Laws
Review contractor's payment requisitions and ensure clients' needs are met
Assist, review and negotiate contracts, liaising with legal counsel as appropriate in conjunction with the Director of Deferred Maintenance
Develop, recommend and implement project plans for annual budgeting
Monitor and control progress, cost and budget throughout the project cycle
Review and negotiate change orders with contractors
Manage project within budget and within schedule
Conduct field reviews, survey existing conditions and identify potential risks
Track project cost details and provide periodic updates to management
Manage project related files with current computer software systems
Manage daily e-mail communications
Manage project budgets and process invoices promptly
Coordinate contractor work and deliveries with University schedules
Prepare bid documents, purchase requisitions, contract documents and change orders as per templates, policies and procedures.
Bachelor's degree required in architectural/engineering or related fields
Minimum of ten years of project management experience in the design and construction field
Proven ability to manage complex projects, priorities, and meet deadlines on time and within budget
Fully versed at managing a project team, when required, consisting of construction manager, general contractor, consultant, architect, expeditor, etc.
Strong organizational, problem solving and analytical skills
Must have strong oral and written communication skills, and be customer focused to understand and appropriately respond to client's needs
Be able to demonstrate solid leadership and presentation skills
Risk assessment capabilities
Ability to work with high-level administration and academic staff
Working knowledge of building codes and standards including NYC FISP and all aspects of building envelopes
Experience in handling multiple tasks and projects concurrently
Ability to establish priorities
Ability to work in a team environment
Strong attention to details
St. John's offers a competitive compensation program which is commensurate with your qualifications, experience, and contingent upon the departmental budget. We also offer an extremely comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our workforce. Along with exceptional benefits such as medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability insurance, tuition remission, generous 403(b) employer contribution, employee assistance program, and liberal paid time off policies, faculty and staff can also enjoy St. John's performing arts, libraries, bookstores, dining facilities, campus recreation and sporting events.
Any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John's University of satisfactory references, verification of employment and education.
St. John's University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
St. John's University is Catholic, Vincentian and Metropolitan. We are committed to attracting, motivating, and retaining a highly qualified and diverse workforce to support our mission of academic excellence and the pursuit of wisdom. Known for over 100 years of proud athletic tradition, our Big East excitement keeps Red Storm fans cheering. Ranked among America's top universities by The Princeton Review, St. John's University educates leaders for today's global society through quality academics, high-tech resources and an expanding international presence. With 1,500 Faculty and 1,400 Administrators/Staff, St. John's is a leading Catholic University in the Vincentian tradition, dedicated to making a positive difference in people's lives through active engagement in issues of energy and resource conservation, social justice and global citizenship. These values enhance the academic experience of more than 20,000 undergraduate and graduate students on three residential New York City campuses in Queens, Staten Island and Manhattan; a graduate center in Oakdale, NY; an international campus in Paris, France and Rome, Italy; and learning centers in other locations worldwide.