The Office of Capital Planning is responsible for space planning, capital projects, renovations, and repair projects to the Bridgewater State University campuses, infrastructure, buildings and grounds. All designs and construction projects are completed within the statutory requirements of the Massachusetts General Law.
The Staff Assistant is the primary manager of the campus-wide space database which includes room surveys, maintenance of electronic data files, reporting / assessing data from various requestors and coordinating furniture and signage requirements. The Staff Assistant also manages the planning, design, construction and delivery of renovations, alterations and modifications to campus facilities; prepares and manages schedules; prepares construction contracts and procurement orders; provides on-site coordination, quality control, all aspects of contract management; and acts as a liaison to other departments across the campus and with internal and external stakeholders.
1.Maintain and upgrade the campus-wide space occupancy data base by conducting periodic surveys to verify modifications and the individuals / organizations occupying in the space. Collaborate with the Registrar's office and Media Services to maintain space reports for classrooms and specialized instructional spaces. 2.Prepare space occupancy report for developing space-use standards and maintain electronic plan data base for all campus space. 3.Facilitate campus furniture and signage requirements. 4.Oversee all aspects of the day-to-day management of construction projects; monitor and coordinate work performed by architectural, engineering, and construction firms. 5.Develop project schedules, budgets and fiscal controls, contracts, and quality control provisions, as appropriate. 6.Review and interpret proposed designs, engineering drawings, and building specifications for appropriateness to required function and/or institutional standard. 7.Ensure that project operations are in compliance with design specifications and with university / state policies and regulations. 8.Collaborate with operational and maintenance staff in support of ongoing operations and project delivery; collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to achieve the Division of Operations strategic plan. 9.Review contracts, purchase orders, change orders, and approve engineer and contractor invoices for payment. 10.Direct work sequencing to expedite project delivery and to minimize disruption of ongoing institutional operations. 11.Inspect and advise on acceptance of completed projects for the institution, ensuring conformance with institutional standards, building and life safety codes, and architectural/engineering specifications. 12.Represent the university with customers, consultants, contractors, and other public and/or private agencies and organizations. 13.Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned, in support of the Department of Capital Planning.
1.Bachelor's degree. 2.One to two years of demonstrated and formal project management experience. 3.Demonstrated experience with computer-based project management systems including MS Office Suite, MS Project for scheduling and various web-based administrative systems.
1. General knowledge of management information systems including: Tableau, Archibus, AutoCAD, Adobe Pro and MS Project. 2. Experience in higher education.
Bridgewater State University complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants and employee with disabilities.
Office activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding and interaction with computer equipment; project management activities are performed inside and outside at the construction site. Must be able to perform duties in various weather conditions. Some project management duties may require incumbent to stand for varying lengths of time and travel moderate distance to perform work at the construction location. Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities, which may include and/or are subject to resolution of conflicts. Frequent bending, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 25 pounds.
Please be aware that employment at Bridgewater State University is contingent upon completion of a successful background check.
Bridgewater State University (BSU) is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer which actively seeks to increase the diversity of its workforce. We are dedicated to providing educational, working and living environments that value the diverse backgrounds of all people.
Salary Range: $70,000-$75,000
Please note the following information is required to complete your application for this position:
*a minimum of one (1) employment history entry.
*a minimum of three (3) professional reference entries.
Internal Number: 14748
About Bridgewater State University
Since its founding in 1840, Bridgewater has remained steadfast in its commitment to empower individuals and instill in its community an abiding desire to advance the public good. Our rigorous and dynamic academic environment encourages students and faculty to develop their strengths and become leaders in their fields. At the same time, we strive to lead by example. As the university continues to build momentum, we continuously reinvest in the success of our students and our region.