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Assistant Director of Project Planning

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Working Title: Assistant Director of Project Planning

Position Type: University Managerial and Professional Staff

Department: Housing Division

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 05-14-2018

Posting Summary:
Housing and Residence Life's (HRL) primary focus is to provide services and programmatic direction for all on-Grounds residential students (undergraduate and graduate), faculty, staff, and conference guests. With over 2 million square feet of residential building space, HRL strives to create inclusive environments that support the academic, cultural and social goals of the University. Specific living and learning programs include language immersion houses, three residential colleges, transfer student focused community, and a comprehensive first year experience. Residential environments encompass a diverse array of building styles including traditional residence halls, apartment complexes, townhouses and single family homes.

The residential experience is a core part of the UVA student experience and plays a part in academic success. The work perform by this position through collaborative partnerships and on-going resident feedback is instrumental in helping to establish and maintain environments supportive of this experience. The Assistant Director is responsible for the programmatic planning of all capital and non-capital construction projects in residential facilities. This includes soliciting regular feedback from residents; benchmarking against peers; participation in long range planning; development of project scope including budget and schedule; and ensuring service partners and contractors provide the appropriate quality level of goods and services as outlined. The Assistant Director is also responsible for large procurements and contracting related to non-capital program work such as refreshing of apartment units, furniture and flooring replacement.

A Bachelor's degree with seven years of experience in planning, design, and/or construction of facilities renovation and repair and project execution is required. Proven ability to manage projects through design with construction professionals and diverse client groups, as well as the ability to articulate scope, schedule, and budget to all stakeholders on complex projects is essential. Extensive knowledge of regulatory and legal requirements in building design and construction is also required. Fluency in Microsoft programs (e.g. Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Project, etc. is also essential.

To apply, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0623273, and complete a staff application online and attach a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references. This posting is open until filled. Review of applications will be begin May 29, 2018.

For questions about this position please contact Eirine Vlavianos at [email protected]

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Proven ability to manage projects through design with construction professionals and diverse client groups. Proven ability to clearly articulate scope, schedule, and budget to all stakeholders on complex projects.
Proven ability to achieve quality results while adhering to scope, schedule, and budget.
Extensive knowledge of regulatory and legal requirements in building design and construction.
Well-developed oral and written communication skills necessary, as well as a high level of attention to detail. Possess the ability to work both autonomously and collaboratively on complex projects.

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Posted: 5/15/2018
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