Construction Project Manager

Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
Mar 31, 2017
Temple University
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Reporting to the Associate Director, Construction Management, the Project Manager is responsible and accountable for implementing, coordinating, managing and overseeing Temple University's construction and renovation projects at the University's Health Sciences Center campus and Temple University Main Campus.

The Project Manager may be assigned to provide start-to-finish oversight management and control of multiple projects and/or direct full management responsibility for some assigned projects, whether staffed by contracted personnel, in-house staff and/or construction teams cooperatively composed of both internal and external staff.

In addition, on some projects, the Project Manager assumes limited proprietary oversight of the University's assets and interests throughout the life of the project by administering and enforcing relevant construction contracts and documentation to assure adherence to scope, budget, and scheduling of new construction, repair, and renovation projects.

In all relevant activities, the Project Manager is accountable for effective management, control and direct oversight of assigned construction projects timely progress and achievements. Facilitates support personnel to effectively formulate, compile and finalize projects budgets, resource identification and schedules. Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Education & Experience:

Bachelor's degree (Construction Management, Engineering, or related field experience), plus a minimum of 5 years of experience in construction and management including demonstrated construction team management assignments with documented budget responsibility. Experience in construction cost estimating, bidding, and construction coordinating. Experience within an academic, medical, or hospital environment is preferred. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Required Skills & Abilities:

*Demonstrated ability to manage the planning, pre-design, and design process for multiple simultaneous projects.

*Demonstrated ability to define and manage project scope, budget and schedule, oversee accurate development of contract documents, establish and maintain project records, construction administration and building systems commissioning.

*Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Project or other project scheduling software.

*Proficiency in the use of planning software applications, including Excel, Access, Power point.

*High degree of comfort and capability in working with people, both in and outside the university, and in representing the university appropriately.

Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.

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