Sr. Project Manager

Job description

Position Statement:

Founded in 2005, Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) is the 31st member of the University System of Georgia. GGC is a premier 21st century liberal arts institution accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. With a current enrollment of over 12,000 students, enrollment is projected to exceed 13,000 students in 2017, including both residential and commuter students. GGC’s innovative practices, caring culture, and extremely affordable tuition are changing the game in higher education and changing the future for students at all levels, of all ages, and from all walks of life. Gwinnett County (pop. 850,000+) is home to a variety of businesses, including organizations involved in health care, education and information technology.

Position Title:
Sr. Project Manager

Job Category:

Facilities - 9910100


Required Documents:
Cover Letter, Resume

The Senior Project Manager for Facilities is responsible for managing medium to large capital facility and construction projects through all phases of the project. This position also assists the Executive Director for Facilities in managing department budget and overseeing P.O./invoice process.


1. Assist in managing Facilities department budget and provide comprehensive reporting on the status of purchase orders and invoices. Work with Accounting and Procurement offices to oversee departmental accounting process and understand business processes in place to track costs. Manage list of unfinanced funding requests for potential projects.

2. Manage assigned medium to large capital projects from conceptualization to completion/close-out. Includes, but is not limited to: programming meetings with requesting department, project budget creation/control, vendor scope definition, vendor procurement process, overseeing project activities, managing project completion and finalization of project budget/invoicing. Ensure projects maintain a constant constraint balance of schedule, budget, and quality.

3. Maintain project control list, including current project status, important dates, project budget, and upcoming/anticipated issues or concerns.

4. Evaluate and select vendors, to include: designers, consultants, and contractors for assigned projects. Conduct project meetings with vendors including, but not limited to: meetings regarding scheduling, standards of performance, lines of authority, communication, progress of the work, and resolutions to problems as they occur.

5. Establish project estimates/budgets, and issue/manage contracts once budgets are approved and contract is awarded. Maintain project accounting, with ability to produce project reports as needed.

6. Evaluate risk management factors of design/construction budget and schedule issues that may affect assigned projects and any other forms of conflict resolution.

7. Review submittals, shop drawings, and RFIs for completeness and compliance with GGC and BoR Design & Construction Standards. Collect, store and assist with distribution of shop drawings, manufacturer's data, samples, special tests, certificates, guarantee bonds, warranty and guarantees, keys, spare materials, special tools, O&M manuals, and other items.

8. Oversee third party vendor contracts as assigned. Assist Chief Building Engineer (CBE) in contract management of third party vendor contracts, including maintenance, custodial, and landscaping contracts. Assist CBE in surveying O&M manpower, productivity, and quality standards. Assist CBE to assure preventive / periodic maintenance and services are being scheduled and completed as required.

9. Serve as an active team member for campus wide initiatives/special events. Attend initiative meetings and speak to Facilities Department responsibilities during the meeting. Includes managing facilities (to include custodial and grounds maintenance) responsibilities of the event from prior/set-up through completion/tear-down of the event.

10. Recommend projects for Major Repairs and Renovation (MRR) list. Prepare MRR project packet for Senior College Administration approval and complete submission to Board of Regents. Manage or aid in oversight of projects as approved by BoR.

11. Perform other duties, as assigned

Minimum and Preferred Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in building construction, building science, architecture or engineering.
  • Minimum of five years of project design / engineering and/or construction management.
  • Proficiency with CADD software (REVIT, AutoCAD or other BIM applications), word processing (MS Word), spreadsheet (MS Excel), Adobe Acrobat, database and other software applications.
  • Valid driver's license and a driving record acceptable to the College's automobile insurance carrier.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience as Owner's Representative highly desirable.
  • Experience with design and / or construction of State of Georgia higher education projects.
  • Preferred eight plus years of project design / engineering and/or construction management.

Position Disclosure:

Due to the volume of applications, applicants may not receive a reply from the College unless an applicant is selected for an interview. Review of applications will continue until positions are filled. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States and proof of eligibility will be contemporaneously required upon acceptance of an employment offer. Any resulting employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation and credit check if applicable to the position, as determined by Georgia Gwinnett College in its sole discretion. Georgia Gwinnett College, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability or religion. Georgia is an open records state.

Physical Requirements

Position may require local travel. Ability to lift and carry files and materials. Ability to move from one office to another office on campus. Adequate vision, hearing and manual dexterity to interact with people in person, on the phone and in writing. Applicant must be able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodations.

Work Hours:
Position may require non-standard work hours (nights and weekends).

Position Status:






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Job No:
Posted: 10/14/2018
Application Due: 12/13/2018
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