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Senior Project Manager, Planning & Facilities Management Georgetown University

Georgetown University
Washington D.C.

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Senior Project Manager, Planning & Facilities Management Georgetown University

Located in a historic neighborhood in the nation's capital, Georgetown offers rigorous academic programs, a global perspective, exciting ways to take advantage of Washington, D.C., and a commitment to social justice. Our community is a tight knit group of remarkable individuals interested in intellectual inquiry and making a difference in the world.


Senior Project Manager, Planning & Facilities Management - Georgetown University

Job Overview

The Senior Project Manager directs projects characterized by large size, dollar value, complexity or unusual features - from design concept stage through construction documents, bidding, and construction administration, to close out and turn over to clients and operations and maintenance (O&M) personnel. They provide direction and coordination of project teams composed of clients, consultant architects and engineers, construction managers, contractors, O&M personnel, contracting specialists, and fellow project managers.

They obtain and assist in the solicitation of project approvals from internal University entities, appropriate government agencies, and community interest groups; and develop and ensure adherence to project budgets, schedules and GU campus plan, and quality and code standards.

The Senior Project Manager is responsible for the performance of design reviews supporting projects across campus; and conducts or solicits on-site inspections of all aspects of assigned projects to evaluate A/E designers and contractor performance and confirm the satisfactory progression of work.

They perform designs of small projects, resolving problems involving the principles or practice of conceptual planning within the context of Master Planning, as well as the application of CADD proficiency relating to development of facilities planning studies, problem solving, and manipulation of database information for development of reports, as well as oral and written presentations. They perform special project activities requiring application of technical expertise to the development of solutions to unusually difficult problems, as assigned.

Work Interactions

Reporting directly to the Assistant Director of Capital Projects, Planning and Facilities Management, the Senior Project Manager performs project management duties under general direction, manages multiple projects concurrently with budget values in the range of $5K to $50M per project, and concurrently manages small scale designs, problem solving analyses and reports.

They are responsible for reviews of all projects managed by the office for adequacy of all aspects of complete design; code compliance and GU standards; coordinates all project design issues with Georgetown clients, as well as with appropriate staff counterparts in the other Planning and Facilities Management areas, the Department of Public Safety, the Office of University Information Services, and representatives from Student Affairs and Residential Living.

The Senior Project Manager manages multiple project teams - each consisting of from five to twenty team members - and holds consultant and contractor team members accountable for performance of work stipulated by the contract scope of work and schedule.

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil, Structural, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering; Architecture or Landscape Architecture - preference for Construction or Project Management degree
  • 5 to 10 years of progressively responsible experience managing the design, construction and contract administration of facilities renovations and new construction.
  • Computer literacy with specific knowledge of CADD and MS Project or other software - e.g., Primavera, etc.
  • MS Office fluency
  • High level of interpersonal skills for daily interaction with faculty and staff, clients, GU managers, team members, and public agency officials
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to prepare clear and concise reports, a variety of matrices, oral presentations and code analyses

Preferred qualification

State registration as an Engineer or Architect

Work Mode: On Campus. Please note that work mode designations are regularly reviewed in order to meet the evolving needs of the University. Such review may necessitate a change to a position's mode of work designation. Complete details about Georgetown University's mode of work designations for staff and AAP positions can be found on the Department of Human Resources Mode of Work Designation.

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Submission Guidelines:

Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any position at Georgetown University you must submit a cover letter and resume for each position of interest for which you believe you are qualified. These documents are not kept on file for future positions.

Need Assistance:

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please click here for more information, or contact the Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity, and Affirmative Action (IDEAA) at 202-687-4798 or [email protected].

Need some assistance with the application process? Please call 202-687-2500. For more information about the suite of benefits, professional development and community involvement opportunities that make up Georgetown's commitment to its employees, please visit the Georgetown Works website.

EEO Statement:

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Georgetown University offers a comprehensive and competitive benefit package that includes medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance, retirement savings, tuition assistance, work-life balance benefits, employee discounts and an array of voluntary insurance options. You can learn more about benefits and eligibility on the Department of Human Resources website.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements:

The Georgetown University community is committed to our public health approach and the important role that vaccines play in contributing to the safety of our University and our broader communities. Georgetown University requires students, faculty, staff and visitors to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and to have received a COVID-19 vaccine booster shot when eligible, or to have an approved medical or religious exemption. This requirement applies to all faculty and staff, including teleworking employees. Complete details and updates can be found in the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource Center.

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