Assistant Director, Projects & Contract Management

Job description

Job location: Stouffer Commons

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-07-12
Req: JR00001078
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The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

Posted Job Title

Assistant Director, Projects & Contract Management

Job Profile Title

Associate Director C

Job Description Summary

Associate Director C

Job Description

This full-time position has primary responsibility for leading and managing projects and contracts for residential buildings and dining halls managed by Residential and Hospitality Services (RHS). These buildings operate 7 days a week, 24 hours per day including all University recognized holidays. This position has responsibility for supervising a specialist team to ensure consistency in excellence of service. Activities include leading dining hall maintenance efforts, representing RHS at project meetings, program management of RHS facilities improvements and budgets, & managing the operational side of major contracts between RHS and various vendors. Additionally, this position evaluates and audits on-campus service vendors within the residential system. The incumbent is expected to maintain active collaboration with Facility Services (FRES), Division of Public Safety (DPS) and coordinate closely with College Houses and Academic Services (CHAS) and Hospitality Services to support their operations. The successful individual is expected to support the department's effort to foster a living environment that is supportive and productive to all groups and individuals of Penn regardless of their race, sex, nationality, religion, sexual orientation or ability. RHS provides essential 24/7 services for the University of Pennsylvania. This position is an 'essential employee' & is expected to work when normal campus operations are suspended (eg. inclement weather) or if there is an emergency impacting on-campus residents. In addition, this position will be expected to work when normal campus operations are suspended (eg. inclement weather) or if there is an emergency impacting on-campus residents. In addition, this position will be expected to work outside of regular schedule during peak activity periods (eg. move-in). To the extent possible, managers will provide timely notice of modified work schedules.

Job Location - City, State

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School

Residential and Hospitality Services

Pay Range

$50,684.00 - $91,232.00

Affirmative Action Statement 
Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements 
Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.




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Posted: 7/24/2019
Application Due: 11/3/2019
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