Advanced project management oversight of the design and construction of major capital projects (typically over $4 million in total project cost) across all aspects of the university including educational, athletic, medical, and auxiliary (housing, dining and related) work.
Assume programmed work from Planning, hire on consulting A/E firms to coordinate design with end users and produce permit and bid documents, procure construction services, oversee construction, move manage, and readily resolve warranty period issues.
Manage consulting A/E design firms including review of proposals, contracting, and related supervision to assure complex design needs and deliverables are achieved.
Develop solid workplans with milestones and deliverables and is accountable for on time delivery and oversight of planning and programming efforts.
Help lead in the development of university & department wide policies and procedures for major projects through a complex decision process involving research, coordination & cooperation with other university departments.
Inform and follow university methodology of delivering work in compliance with the P+D+C’s Project Manager’s Manual, OFCC guidelines, and university standards.
Contribute effectively and regularly to the collective team effort with a focus on standard work, best practices, and continuous improvement ideas for the capital projects team.
Serve as mentor and technically credible role model to help supervise and grow junior staff and may coordinate work of Capital Projects and other support staff.
May provide support and oversight of departmental project budget(s) and service center fee recovery to assure project management staff recover appropriate fees needed to sustain staff. May support bid and contracting needs and provide bid and contracting evaluation and recommendations in partnership with the Purchasing office. May assist in the coordination and reporting to the State of Ohio on local administration practices. May work to coordinate and provide oversight of project audits for compliance with all governing rules and regulations.
May provide direct and/or indirect supervision to exempt and non-exempt staff (i.e., hiring/firing, performance evaluations, disciplinary action, approve time off, etc.).
Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.
Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering, Architecture or related field.
Seven (7) years of related experience.
Physical Requirements/Work Environment
Sitting - Often
Repetitive hand motion (such as typing) - Often
Hearing, listening - Often
Talking - Often
Standing - Seldom
Walking - Seldom
Bending - Seldom
Stooping - Seldom
Climbing stairs/ladders - Seldom
Kneeling, squatting - Seldom
Crouching - Seldom
Lifting - up to 20 pounds - Seldom
Hazards: Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts of machinery or tools used to perform work, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, or exposure to chemicals.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.
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