Senior Project Manager

Williamstown, MA
Apr 03, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Senior Project Manager
Facilities Department
Office of Planning, Design, and Construction

The college seeks applications for a Senior Project Manager in the Planning, Design and Construction Division of the Facilities department. Reporting to the Executive Director of Planning, Design, and Construction, the Senior Project Manager is responsible for managing renovation and new construction projects, which enhance the physical campus and support the academic mission of the College. This position will provide management oversight for all phases of the construction project, including coordinating workers, material and equipment, ensuring that specifications are being followed and work is proceeding on schedule and within budget. S/he must provide a high level of individualized service to all stakeholders with minimal disruption to the academic activities of the College.

  • Develop, track and review cost-effective plans and schedules for completion of projects following a logical pattern for utilization of resources
  • Oversee performance of Architects, Engineers and consultants working on various phases of the project
  • Participate in staff training, development, and performance management for Project Managers and Assistant Project Managers
  • Review architectural and engineering drawings to ensure that all specifications and regulations are being followed
  • Administer the bidding process and prepare and execute contracts with contractors and consultants
  • Inspect materials and workmanship used in projects to ensure compliance with contract documents and college design standards
  • Facilitate and obtain permits and approvals from various regulatory authorities
  • Perform other assigned administrative duties

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Minimum of 10 years related experience in Project Management, Construction Supervision, or Engineering, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Valid Massachusetts Construction Supervisor's License
  • Project Management Professional Certification is desirable
  • Experience using AutoCAD, Microsoft Office Professional and Microsoft Project
  • Must be knowledgeable in all phases of construction methods, systems, materials and building code requirements
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Review of resumes will begin immediately. For optimal consideration please submit your resume April 19, 2017. Job Group 2-C.

Williams College is a coeducational liberal arts institution located in the Berkshire Hills of western Massachusetts with access to the culturally rich cities of Albany, Boston, and New York City. Williams has built its reputation on outstanding teaching and scholarship and on the academic excellence of its students. The college is committed to building and supporting a diverse population of approximately 2,000 students, and to fostering an inclusive faculty, staff and curriculum.

Employment at Williams is contingent on the verification of background information submitted by the applicant, including the completion of a criminal record check, and education when applicable.

To apply for this position, please visit If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us via phone at (413) 597-4247 or email at

Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn and thrive.