Administration Program Manager

Employer
University System of Georgia
Location
System Office-Atlanta
Closing date
Sep 15, 2021

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Job Title: Administration Program Manager
Location: System Office-Atlanta
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 229082
Job Summary
    Serves as a liaison between the University System of Georgia's (USG) Office of Real Estate and Facilities and several colleges and universities governed by the Board.Serves as a resource on issues related to design and construction management for capital projects.Fast paced and challenging position, working under the direction of the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Design and Construction, the Program Manager serves as the campuses' point of contact on issues related to planning, design, construction, facilities management and operation of USG facilities.

Responsibilities
    Responds to campuses’ general and specific questions regarding USG’s policies and procedures for capital improvement projects; Works directly with institutions, consultants and various state and regulatory agencies;Provides peer review and support to major institutions as well as professional and technical support to smaller institutions; Assists campuses’ development of physical assets from acquisition through disposal;Involved in strategic planning, master planning, needs assessments, capital planning, facilities planning, programming, design and construction; and facilities management and operations issues;Assists in the preparation of Board agenda items;Manages and coordinates capital improvement projects, from design through construction completion in accordance with the Board of Regents’ Building Project Procedures Manual and the State Construction Manual;Develops and manages capital project budgets;Coordinate and conduct professional consultant selections and contract negotiations;Assists institution with the selection of the appropriate project delivery method;Monitors design and construction schedules;Tracks current project information, including project authorizations, funding status, contracts, budgets and schedules;Serves as a resource on all issues related to construction project management and facilities management;Coordinates the owner’s review and approval of all design and construction documents submittals; Participates in construction job-site inspections; as well as maintenance and facilities operations;Other duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications Education and Experience
    Bachelor’s or professional degree in architecture, engineering, building construction or related field.Minimum of 5 years of diverse field and office experience in architecture, engineering, construction management, facilities management and/or operations; and a proven background in project management, including the coordination of the project team, as well as multiple disciplines such as structural, civil, HVAC, environmental, etc.
Preferred Qualifications
    Experience with planning, design and construction of historic structures and/or background in historic preservation preferred.
    Professional registration is desired.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Skills and Abilities
    Knowledge of general building design and construction techniques;Ability to manage multiple projects of varying complexity and in various phases of implementation;Ability to work independently and as part of a team, as necessary;Strong organization skills;Strong written and verbal communication skills;Strong interpersonal skills;Deadline-driven; Attention to detail and accuracy;Ability to travel, as required, within the State of Georgia.
Computer Skills

    Proficiency in word processing, spreadsheets and capital project management software;Ability to use email, internet and meeting scheduler software.
Language Skills

    Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations;Ability to write reports and business correspondence;Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.
Mathematical Skills

    Ability to work with mathematical concepts and fundamentals of geometry and trigonometry;Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.

Reasoning Ability

    Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists;Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Other Information

This is not a supervisory position.
This role is not considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position does not require security clearance.

Other Information Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Regularly required to talk or hear;Frequently required to stand, walk, sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel.Occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell.Must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    The noise level in the office is usually quiet;
    The noise level on the construction site can be loud and obtrusive.

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Working at the University System of Georgia

The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia is a constitutional board responsible for making and administering the policies that govern and manage the public institutions of higher learning in the State of Georgia. The University System of Georgia offers students higher education options at thirty-five colleges and universities throughout the state, providing a wide range of academic programming, including certificates, associates, baccalaureate, master, doctoral and professional degrees. These institutions enroll more than 253,000 students and employ more than 10,000 faculty and 27,000 employees to provide teaching and related services to students and the communities in which they are located.

The Board of Regents maintains the University System Office as an administrative office for conducting the business of the Board, which consists of one member from each congressional district and five members at-large from the State of Georgia appointed by the Governor.

The nature of the work of the Board of Regents requires that the employees of the University System Office be selected on the basis of special training, ability, skills and individual qualities required to perform the duties of the positions to be filled. As an employee of the University System Office, one can be proud to be a part of an office dedicated to the education of Georgia’s citizens.

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