Company: Columbia University
Location: New York
Posted on: June 12, 2021
- Requisition no: 514274
- Work type: Full Time
- Location: Morningside
- School/Department: Columbia Residential
- Grade: Grade 14
- Categories: Facilities/Maint/Trades/RealEs
- Job Type: Officer of Administration
- Bargaining Unit:
- Regular/Temporary: Regular
- End Date if Temporary:
- Hours Per Week: 35
- Salary Range: Commensurate with experience
The SOGR group has the primary responsibility for overseeing the
planning, design and construction process for capital projects at
the Morningside Campus, the Baker Field Athletic Complex and Lamont
Doherty Earth Observatory Campus of Columbia University. Working in
conjunction with all the Columbia University Facilities departments
including Construction Business Services and Communication, Finance
and Administrations, Campus Operations, Real Estate and Public
Safety, SOGR and its subsidiary groups implement approximately $75M
to $150M worth of construction projects annually and consists of a
staff of approximately 35 planners, architects, engineers and
project managers of varying background including construction
management, mechanical, electrical and civil engineering, and
The Residential Construction group is a business unit within the
Columbia Residential Department organization that oversees state of
good repair and capital renovation and improvement projects for the
University's Graduate Residential Housing and Faculty Columbia
Residential Housing portfolios.
Columbia University is currently seeking an experienced and
well-rounded Project Manager to join its Residential Construction
group at the Morningside Campus in Manhattan to oversee projects in
the Columbia Residence Housing portfolio which is comprised of
Graduate Student and Faculty housing.
- Reporting to the Director of Residential Construction, the
incumbent is responsible for managing the partial Renovation or
complete renovation of apartments, suites and other residence units
occupied by graduate students, staff and faculty.
- The applicant will act as the primary lead on all phases of
assigned projects, from inception through closeout and will
simultaneously manage a high volume of multiple projects ranging in
cost from $25,000 to $15 MM.
- Working with representatives from Columbia Residential, the
incumbent will be responsible for coordinating with all internal
project stakeholders as well as external project participants
including design consultants, contractors and other required
vendors to support the goals of the project.
- Incumbent should have strong design, construction, scheduling
and financial management skills. Experience in best practices and
design specifications for high-quality residential projects in New
York City is preferred.
- Procurement and contract management, budget and schedule
management are a minimum requirement.
- Overall management of design, bid, construction and closeout
phases of assigned capital renovation and improvement
- Overall strategic planning and development (including budget
and schedule development) of proposed capital renovation and
improvement projects for the Columbia Residential Housing
- Project record maintenance, project status assessment and
reporting to relevant stakeholders and clients.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor's degree required in a relevant field. Advanced degree
and/or Construction Management Certifications desirable.
- Candidates seeking consideration must have a minimum of five
(5) years experience in the management of construction projects,
including multiple years managing high-quality residential
renovation projects in New York City (vacant and occupied)
- Candidates must have excellent interpersonal, communications
(written and oral) and problem solving skills. Candidates must be
highly organized and motivated, capable of effectively prioritizing
project-related tasks and goals, and capable of simultaneously
managing a high volume of small to medium-sized projects across
different job sites.
- Candidates must have a demonstrated working knowledge of
applicable building codes and regulations; building systems
(mechanical/electrical/plumbing/envelope); as well as demonstrated
proficiency in construction project management and delivery,
including beneficial use of relevant industry tools and software
(MS Project, AutoCad, etc).
- The individual must have the ability to work in a client facing
service environment and exercise discretion and judgement.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified
Applications open: May 05 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
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