Director, Construction and Project Management

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Director, Construction and Project Management

Date Posted: 02/18/2021
Req ID: 2859
Faculty/Division: UofT Mississauga
Department: UTM: Facilities, Management & Planning
Campus: University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM)


Established in 1967, the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) is situated on 225 acres along the Credit River to the west of the St. George campus in downtown Toronto. The campus comprises multiple award-winning facilities including the Hazel McCallion Academic Learning Centre, the Terrence Donnelly Health Sciences Complex, the Recreation, Athletics and Wellness Centre, the Instructional Centre, and the new Maanjiwe nendamowinan building. Home to approximately 15,000 students and 2,300 faculty, librarians, and staff, UTM offers a catalogue of distinctive programs in the humanities, social sciences, sciences, and business, and is known for its diverse community, its idyllic surroundings, its exceptional partnership with the City of Mississauga, and its deep commitment to interdisciplinarity in teaching and research.

Reporting to the Executive Director, Facilities Management & Planning, the Director, Construction & Project Management is responsible for managing all construction projects and the project management team serving the needs of academic, research, residence, and administrative requirements across UTM. The Director leads construction matters for renovations, facility renewal, and infrastructure projects including mechanical and electrical projects, and capital projects. This includes project planning, procurement and selection of contractor services, management of project budgets, and environmental health and safety of the project sites. Partnering with key stakeholders across UTM and the St. George campus, the Director secures commitment and buy-in, while resolving technical and interpersonal issues that arise throughout the process. The Director is a key contributor to the long-term strategic planning of construction and infrastructure management, preparing for the rapid and continuing growth of the UTM campus.

With a degree in architecture or engineering, the ideal candidate possesses at least 10 years of related experience and a proven track record in project management and design, building maintenance management, and construction supervision. They possess the ability to establish and maintain productive working relationships in complex and unionized environments, and have led and inspired teams to achieve their very best. Skilled at being the point-person on high profile projects and leading public consultations, the successful candidate will have experience procuring services. An understanding of LEED standards/certification for buildings is essential.

Applications are encouraged immediately and should be submitted online by March 18, 2021 at For more information, please contact Julia Robarts at [email protected] or 416-850-6323.

Closing Date: 03/18/2021, 11:59PM ET
Employee Group: Salaried
Appointment Type: Budget - Continuing
Schedule: Full-Time

Pay Scale Group & Hiring Zone: PM 5 -- Hiring Zone: $103,334 - $120,556 -- Broadband Salary Range: $103,334 - $172,224

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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, LGBTQ2S+ 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: 2/20/2021
Application Due: 4/21/2021
Work Type: Full Time