Capital Planning Project Manager - Clark University
Location: Worcester, Massachusetts
Internal Number: 157461
Location: Worcester, MA Category: Staff and Administrators Posted On: Wed Jan 4 2023 Job Description:
Reporting to the Associate Director of Planning and Capital Projects (ADPCP) the Capital Project Manager II (CPM-II) is responsible for assisting in planning and coordination for various space needs and will oversee construction related projects ranging from $10K-$10M. The Capital Project Manager is a Facilities Management representative that must interact and build positive relationships with the entire Clark community.
Function as the key point of contact on assigned projects, establishing and maintaining project structure and meeting cadences, working directly with clients on the University side (faculty, staff, administrators) and external partners, with day-to-day responsibility for adherence to budget and schedule
As directed, provide turnkey project management services from idea development to team leadership, scheduling, problem solving, site logistics, budget and closeout
Provide bi-weekly overall project updates including comprehensive budget reports and project schedules in CPM (Critical Path Method) format
Work within the University's purchasing system to create and process Requisitions, Purchase Orders, Change Orders and payments, etc. in a timely manner
Oversee and coordinate Owner Project Managers (OPMs) if needed
Develop departmental and university-wide communications as related to shutdowns, logistics and general construction scope
Act as on-call Administrator On Duty (AOD) 3-5 weeks out of the year (24/7 one week at a time)
Solicit proposal from Architects, Engineers and Contractors (AEC)
Develop detailed Bid Comparisons for AEC work
Work with University appointed architectural design team, interior designers, engineers and/or contractors
Assist with facilities assessment of various campus buildings
Assist the Facilities Department with reviewing on-going construction projects
Review contractor change orders, submittals, requisitions, close-out documentation as pertains to construction projects
Monitoring progress of contractors and report back to ADPCP any areas of concern related to budget, means, methods or conformance to drawings and/or specifications.
Assist with reviewing existing drawing archive for current plans for all Clark properties
Establish/maintain order of electronic files related to daily contract administration, as-builts, close-out document and warranty material related to projects
Attend project meetings and committee meetings as needed
Oversee and represent the Capital Planning for various projects
Other duties as required
Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Facilities Management, or other construction related field with 5-10 years relevant experience.
Must possess and maintain a valid Massachusetts State driver's license. RMV check and clearances required prior to hire.
Preferred qualifications include OSHA 10 or 30 certification
Ability to self-direct work without frequent supervision, as well as on a team
Computer knowledge and experience including Microsoft Office, Adobe Pro, Foxit Reader, Sketch-up/Revit or CAD-related software
Ability to read construction plans and specifications
Excellent written and oral communication skills including telephone etiquette, presentation ability and written correspondence.
Ability to gather, analyze and interpret information and then develop solutions to solve problems.
Ability to communicate, interact and work cooperatively, effectively and professionally with all people, including those from diverse ethnic and educational backgrounds as well as contractors, manufacturers, vendors, and consultants. Willingness to contribute to cultural diversity in an educational environment.
Clark University currently requires all employees and students to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Exemptions will be made for medical or disability reasons or religious beliefs, and could be made, at the sole discretion of the University, for other well-documented reasons.
Clark University embraces equal opportunity as a core value: we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. This commitment applies to every aspect of education, services, and employment policies and practices at Clark. Our commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. All positions at Clark share in the responsibility for building a community that values diversity and the uniqueness of others by exhibiting integrity and respect in interacting with all members of the Clark community to create an atmosphere of fairness and belonging. We strongly encourage members from historically underrepresented communities, inclusive of all women, to apply.
Clark University offers a generous benefit package for full and, if applicable, part-time employees that include; paid time off, generous retirement plan, group health and dental insurance, life insurance, and tuition, along with use of many campus amenities. For a complete list of benefits for eligible employees visit here.
Founded in 1887, Clark University is a liberal arts-based research university committed toscholarship and inquiry that addresses social and human imperatives on a global basis. It is the place where Robert Goddard invented the modern rocket, where Sigmund Freud delivered his only lectures in the United States, and where current students stake their claim to the Clark motto, “Challenge Convention, Change Our World,” which is the rallying cry that inspires our community every day. Located in Worcester, Massachusetts, Clark University educates its undergraduate and graduate students to be imaginative and contributing citizens of the world, and to advance the frontiers of knowledge and understanding through rigorous scholarship and creative effort. The University’s engages students in such areas as biology, chemistry, economics, geography, psychology, urban education, management, environmental science and policy, Holocaust and genocide studies, and international development and social change. Clark University’s pioneering model of higher education, LEEP (Liberation Education and Effective Practice) compels undergraduate students to thrive in authentic world and workplace settings, and prepares them for lives and careers of consequence.