Project Coordinator - 511699

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Project Coordinator - 511699

Apply nowJob no: 511699
Work type: Regular Full-time (Benefits eligible)
Location: Alabama
Categories: Administrative / Professional

Department/Organization: 219101 - University Libraries

Normal Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 4:45 pm

Job Summary: The Project Coordinator is responsible for supporting the overall development of the project. Assists with project design, management, and implementation. Promotes the project and serves as liaison between the project and contacts internal and external to the University. Position may also supervise students, provide general office assistance, create promotional materials, and assist in the development of other potential projects.

Additional Department Summary: Building Management:
Serves as primary contact for all facilities, including Gorgas Library, Bruno Library, McLure Library, Rodgers Library, Hoole Library, University Libraries Archive Facility, and other locations as added.
Provides independent evaluations to assess facility related issues and needs. This includes, but is not limited to, painting, routine and emergency maintenance and repairs, furniture assessment and needs for faculty, staff, and students, as well as a repair and replacement plan.
Develops and maintains solid working relationships with all UA departments and vendors involved in maintenance, repair, furnishings, design, renovation, construction, access control and security. Coordinates and facilitates meetings and decisions with these partners.
Manages security of all library facilities by coordinating with UAPD and other offices to plan and manage the maintenance of access and surveillance systems. Develops and implements plans to ensure facility security.
Manages the emergency operations procedures for University Libraries and maintains an Emergency Operations Manual that is available to all library employees.
Develops strategic plans for facility operations and logistics. Plans include reviews of goals and customer requirements and identifying the resources needed to meet the goals and requirements.

Construction/Renovations:
Oversees, in conjunction with the Accounting Administrator I, library-related renovation/construction projects.
Serves as liaison with UA project managers and external contractors for project related transactions.
Monitors financial status of assigned projects and routinely produces reports to financial officer.
Prepares and monitors Project Initiation Requests and Project Approval Forms as required by UA project processes and procedures. Ensures proper and timely processing of these forms throughout the process.
Develops, communicates, and implements internal logistics, communications, and coordination of schedules related to building projects, including remodeling, relocations, renovations, etc.

Required Department Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and one (1) year of construction and/or maintenance experience.

Skills and Knowledge: Demonstrated ability to manage and monitor multi-million dollar renovations and construction projects. Demonstrated ability to communicate and negotiate effectively. Ability to recognize critical issues and respond appropriately. Strong organizational and logistical skills. Ability to advocate needs and expectations of libraries

Preferred Qualifications: B.S. or other undergraduate degree that directly relates to facilities management and construction and renovation. Five years of experience with construction/renovation projects, and a background that includes working knowledge of components of construction in an academic environment or an environment with facility operations similar to an academic environment. Ability to evaluate design.

Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.

Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment or volunteer status without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law" Poster

Advertised: 06 Oct 2020 Central Daylight Time
Applications close: 18 Oct 2020 Central Daylight Time

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Posted: 10/7/2020
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