Project Manager

Job description

Project Manager

Date Posted: 09/01/2020
Req ID: 467
Faculty/Division: University of Toronto Scarborough
Department: UTSC:Facilities Management
Campus: University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC)


About us:

The University of Toronto Scarborough is a place of energy, enthusiasm and passion. Our commitment to inclusive excellence attracts the brightest learners, scholars and employees from around the globe. Our success has been made possible by the opportunity given to us by our Indigenous hosts to operate on their territory, and we cherish our continuing partnerships with these communities. The University of Toronto Scarborough is an exciting campus with unlimited potential. Join us on our journey.

In the Facilities Management department, we take pride in our buildings and grounds and provide a welcoming, service-oriented, clean and safe environment for our students, faculty and staff.

Our mission is to facilitate the Academic Mission of Excellence in Research and Teaching by providing a safe, clean, healthy, comfortable and sustainable environment for students, faculty staff and visitors.

Your opportunity:

Working under the direction of the Director, Facilities Management and closely with assigned clients, you will be the primary point person for assigned projects and be responsible for implementing all aspects and phases of construction projects from conception to completion with the goal of keeping projects on time and within budget. The Project Manager will review design drawings prepared by professional engineers and licensed architects and must understand the legislative and ethical requirements that govern these professionals.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Planning components of projects
  • Developing project schedules including milestones, critical path, timelines, deliverables and reporting
  • Developing or modifying project schedules to expedite and/or compress the critical path to meet timelines
  • Reviewing technical design documents prior to revision
  • Preparing detailed analysis on all aspects and phases of construction projects from conception to completion
  • Analyzing tender submissions
  • Costing shop level projects
  • Serving as a resource to others by providing (non-supervisory) job-related guidance

Essential Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Architecture or acceptable combination of equivalent experience.
  • Minimum five years' of related work experience in a construction industry overseeing a range of projects ranging in size and complexity, including some relatedexperience in design and construction.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing construction projects, budget management and timelines.
  • Computer based project scheduling/management experience (e.g., MS Project) is required.
  • Working knowledge of CAD.
  • Strong computer skills including MS Word and Excel.
  • Superior verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proven ability to respond to frequently changing priorities.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects within strict budgets and timeline constraints.
  • Applicants are expected to show evidence of a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion and the promotion of a respectful and collegial learning and working environment.

Assets (Nonessential):

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) designation an asset.
  • Experience in project management for higher education.

To be successful in this role you will be:

  • Accountable
  • Diligent
  • Organized
  • Persuasive
  • Problem solver
  • Resilient


Please note that this is a term appointment for one-year. A copy of the full job description is available upon request from the UTSC HR Office.

Closing Date: 09/20/2020, 11:59PM EDT
Employee Group: USW
Appointment Type: Budget - Term
Schedule: Full-Time
Pay Scale Group & Hiring Zone: USW Pay Band 13 -- $74,041 with an annual step progression to a maximum of $94,687. Pay scale and job class assignment is subject to determination pursuant to the Job Evaluation/Pay Equity Maintenance Protocol.
Job Category: Facilities/Ancilliary Services

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Diversity Statement
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see

Accessibility Statement
The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.

The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.

If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact [email protected].
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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Job No:
Posted: 9/8/2020
Application Due: 9/21/2020
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