Architectural Project Manager

Kennesaw, Georgia

Posted: 7/3/19
Deadline: 8/2/19

About This Organization

Kennesaw State University

Job Duties

Coordinates major and minor project renovations and/or activities related to the design and construction of campus buildings. Assures completion of projects, compliance, and adherence to campus design standards and State codes
1. Manages and coordinates the work of professional firms, contractors, facilities and University community
2. Coordinates and conducts campus review of design documents and specifications
3. Negotiates and prepares requests for proposals, change orders, consulting agreement contracts, construction documents and manage project budgets
4. Reviews, reconciles and approves invoices for payment
5. Coordinates with Fire Marshal on project reviews along with inspections
6. Visits work sites and inspects projects to ensure compliance with specifications and standards
7. Serves as universitys representative on matters related to warranty
8. Arranges for receipt, storage, disposal, movement, and accountability of materials, equipment, and furniture
9. Serves as liaison among physical plant shops, campus departments, and external contractors

Required Qualifications

• Strong leadership, customer service, and relationship building skills
• Able to lead large projects that require strong partnerships and coordination with multiple institutional units
• Able to translate and communicate between technical and business teams
• Able to anticipate problems and proactively develop appropriate solutions
• Able to appropriately assess and communicate risks, benefits, and alternatives
• Able to maximize value by balancing risks against potential organization gains
• Able to lead a team with autonomy, making sound and timely decisions as appropriate, and using good judgement to determine which decisions should be escalated
• Able to deal with multiple tasks or projects at one time meeting assigned deadlines
• Excellent interpersonal, initiative, teamwork, problem solving, independent judgment, organization, communication (verbal and written), time management, project management and presentation skills
• Proficient with computer applications and programs associated with the position (i.e. Microsoft Office suite, Internet, and AutoCAD)
• Strong attention to detail and follow up skills
• Strong customer service skills and phone and e-mail etiquette
• Bachelor’s degree required from an accredited institution of higher education in Architecture, Interior Design or related field
• Five (5) years of related experience
• Current, valid and unrestricted Georgia driver’s license
• Professional Architecture or Interior Design license and/or certification

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