Salary: $85,500 - $95,000 commensurate with experience, including an excellent benefits package.
Reference Number: 497311
Western Washington University
Western Washington University, with over 16,000 students in seven colleges and the graduate school, is nationally recognized for its educational programs, students and faculty. The campus is located in Bellingham, Washington, a coastal community of 83,000 overlooking Bellingham Bay, the San Juan Islands and the North Cascades Mountain range. The city lies 90 miles north of Seattle and 60 miles south of Vancouver, British Columbia. Western is the highest-ranking public, master’s-granting university in the Pacific Northwest, according to the 2019 U.S. News & World Report rankings.
|Under the direction of the Associate Director, FDCB, the Assistant Director supervises a team of eight employees who are responsible for managing the programming, planning, engineering, design, construction and acceptance of varied and complex, major and minor public works and in-house projects for Western. This position’s primary responsibility is the leadership and day-to-day support of the Project Management team, providing support and assistance to ensure successful project completion and ensuring collaboration between the Project Management and Project Services teams. This position also performs the duties of Project Manager on assigned projects, and supports continuous improvement by identifying, analyzing and implementing process improvements and best practices.
Supervise Project Management Team
Continuous Process Improvement
Required Qualifications •Registration in the State of Washington as a licensed architect or engineer or ability to obtain licensure within 6 months of start date and have a minimum of five years of professional experience in their field
•Highly motivated individual who demonstrates management and supervisorial experience with a professional staff which encourages team building, goal setting, self-motivation, delegation, and professional development
•Demonstrated experience in project management, contract management, and multiple project delivery methods
•Demonstrated experience working effectively in dynamic work environments where multi-tasking and prioritization of tasks are required to meet tight or pressured deadlines
•Ability to promote an equitable and inclusive work environment
•Strong skills in written, verbal and interpersonal communications
•Ability to manage time well and under pressure, and handle multiple projects and responsibilities simultaneously
•Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with employees at all levels of the organization and outside agencies
•Working knowledge of architecture, engineering, planning, construction and project management of public works and alternative public works projects
•General knowledge of project budgeting
•General knowledge of hazardous materials used in construction
•Ability to travel as necessary to conduct routine work duties
•Working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets, relational databases, and page layout programs.
Preferred Qualifications •At least five years’ architectural and/or engineering project management experience related to a University/Institutional setting
•LEED certified professional
A cover letter and resume are required and should address your experience related to the position responsibilities and the required and preferred qualifications. Also required is a separate statement (one page or less), describing your ability to promote an equitable and inclusive work environment.