Associate Director, Projects Office


Posted: 3/20/20
Deadline: 5/9/20
Reference Number: 20-732

About This Organization

University of the Fraser Valley

The University of the Fraser Valley is a dynamic and innovative university committed to changing lives and building community. As a leader of social, cultural, economic, and environmentally responsible development in British Columbia’s scenic Fraser Valley, UFV engages students actively in education. High levels of interaction with faculty, combined with abundant opportunities for practical experience, community engaged applied research, problem-solving, and creative work, mean students are educated as local and global citizens with career-ready skills. At UFV, experiential learning and co-operative education opportunities are available locally and internationally.

To learn more, please visit UFV’s website.

Job Duties

The Opportunity: Associate Director, Projects Office

In a newly created role reporting to the Director, Campus Planning & Facilities Services, the Associate Director (“AD”) provides leadership, guidance and strategic direction to the Projects Office and is responsible for the smooth, effective day-to-day functioning of the office. The AD operates autonomously and professionally to reflect the mission of the Campus Planning & Facilities Management Department and UFV.

Required Qualifications

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications and experience:

• An undergraduate degree from an accredited institution in a related field along with a Project Management Professional (PMP) designation; an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered;
• Seven+ years of experience managing multiple large projects in the fields of facilities management, general contracting, building renovation, and architecture/engineering;
• Solid understanding of construction practices and methods, building trades and associated language, RFIs, RFPs, bid analysis, scope and specification development;

Other Info

Contact: James Laing or Tony Kirschner
Leaders International Executive Search
#880 – 609 Granville Street
Vancouver, BC V7Y 1G5
Phone: (604) 688-8422