Project Manager, Capital & Construction

Cleveland, OH
Jul 13, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

diversity employer

Department Name Facilities Development

Campus or Location District Administration

Vacancy Number 032-18

Reports To VP, Captl, Const, Facilities

Recruitment Type External/Internal

Job Category Professional

Position Type Full-Time

Union Position Non-Union

Number of Openings 1

Job Description Summary

Assists the Director in the development and implementation of College-wide capital and construction projects and initiatives including oversight and coordination of project stakeholder management, planning, budgeting, and communication. Consults and partners with internal colleagues and department leaders to implement projects within the department.

Job Responsibilities


Manages the development of several concurrent construction, engineering and/or design-based project charters, scope, budgets, other components, and documents, as appropriate

Assists with the establishment and management of project budgets

Ensures that all projects have a charter and business case, a project work-plan, a communications plan, and proper financial controls

Schedules and coordinates meetings with construction contractors and consulting firms

Assist with obtaining quotes and writing Requests for Proposals for design and construction related services

Manages external vendors and contractors to ensure compliance with contract terms, conditions and product or service performance

Assists with insurance claims, safety programs, pay apps, analyzing invoices, and project paperwork

Assists with the preparation and distribution of monthly and quarterly paperwork

Drafts and prepares College-wide communications with internal communication team

Ensures that all projects stay on task and within budget, that projects follow accepted capital and construction methodologies, and that project objectives are met

Regularly communicates project status in a clear and concise manner to leadership

Observes the Contractor's work to confirm compliance with environmental, health and safety laws, regulations, policies and procedures

Attends conferences and training as required to maintain proficiency

Performs other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications


Bachelor's degree in a related field
o Significant related experience may substitute for education

Minimum of five years of demonstrated experience managing design projects and renovation and new construction projects

Demonstrated experience planning, assigning, scheduling, and confirming the quality of the work of others

Demonstrated experience forecasting, planning, maintaining and monitoring a business area's budget

Demonstrated experience effectively making decisions that have major implications on the management and operations within a department

Demonstrated effectiveness in a role requiring dynamic and abstract problem solving methods in adaptive situations


Possess working knowledge of capital and construction best practices concepts, practices and procedures with the ability to use in varied situations as it pertains to the departmental focus

Possess familiarity with State of Ohio OFCC policies

Possess strong organizational and time-management skills

Possess excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills

Possess excellent proofreading and editing skills

Ability to foster a team environment and work collaboratively

Ability to research and analyze issues and develop solutions

Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously in a deadline-driven environment

Ability to work accurately with great attention to detail

Possess excellent customer service skills and proven ability to develop and sustain productive customer relationships

Ability to effectively complete work assignments independently

Demonstrated advanced project management skills

Demonstrated intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel

Ability to collaborate, negotiate and resolve conflicts on major projects

Ability to develop and maintain relationships with key contacts to enhance work flow and quality

Possess sensitivity to appropriately respond to the needs of a diverse population


• Communication
• Time Utilization
• Quality of Work

• Service Focus
• Collaboration

• Adaptability
• Continuous Improvement

Preferred Qualifications

Work Schedule

Standard college hours of operation: Monday- Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm, unless otherwise specified by supervisor

Posting Open Date 07/12/2017

Open Until Filled Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants

During the application process, you may be required to attach a cover letter and/or resume. It is recommended that you have these documents ready to be attached electronically to the online application. This system accepts only MS Word or PDF attachments. Any employment with the College is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check and drug screen.

Affirmative Action Statement

Cuyahoga Community College is committed to attaining excellence through the recruitment and retention of a qualified and diverse workforce. Cuyahoga Community College is an equal employment/educational opportunity institution

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn of this position?
    • The Cleveland Plain Dealer
    • Tri-C web site
    • Tri-C employee referral
    • LinkedIn
    • City News
    • Search Firm/Agency
    • Other publication
    • Other web site
    • Career Fair
    • Conference
  2. * Do you have a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in a related field? (Significant related experience may substitute for education)
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have a minimum of five years of demonstrated experience managing design projects and renovation and new construction projects?
    • Yes
    • No

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents