SCUP

Project Manager

Denver, CO

Posted: 9/5/19
Deadline: 12/31/19
Reference Number: 1598738

About This Organization

Metropolitan State University of Denver

Job Duties

Project Manager

Position Number: E 590

Salary for Announcement: The hiring range for this postion is $66,997 – $90,774. The final salary will be commensurate with education and experience.

Employee Category: Administrators

Department: VP Admin and Finance

Position Summary:

Performs under direct supervision of the Director of the Office of Planning, Design and Construction Management. Provides professional expertise, management, and oversight necessary to ensure the successful planning and delivery of new construction and existing building renovation projects, beginning at project conception and continuing through final completion and closeout. Works with customers to develop project scope and cost estimates. Executes and communicates project scope based on assessment of program, budget, building structure, utility infrastructure, and code compliance. Develops, evaluates, and presents alternatives relating to scope, budget, and schedule. Performs in leadership role on projects while providing a high degree of responsiveness to requests for service. Ensures a consistent customer service excellence approach is applied during interactions with students, staff, faculty, and all other internal and external University stakeholders.

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Duties/Responsibilities:

Project Management – 60%

-Function as the Project Manager on assigned projects, with prime responsibility for all aspects of project management, including stakeholder communication, scope identification, project planning, cost estimating, funding, contracting, construction coordination, FF&E procurement, move management, warranty coordination, and project closeout to fully communicate and deliver the scope of the proposed project work on schedule and within budget.
-Act as lead liaison with stakeholders(s) for the duration of projects, effectively communicating information relating to scope, budget, schedule, and other status related issues. Facilitate customer participation in all project.
-Manage and coordinate all aspects of consultant, contractor, Auraria Higher Education Center (AHEC ) representatives, and other project participant activity from conception and through project closeout.
-Select, negotiate, and manage contractors and vendors as required for the successful execution of projects.
-Monitor and control construction activities to ensure adherence to baseline budgets and schedules. Advise on and take appropriate action when needed to address deviations.
-Review contractor change requests to verify validity. Manage processing of all valid change requests in compliance with contract requirements.
-Monitor and ensure ongoing fulfillment of contractual responsibilities by all parties, and provide direction for satisfying deficiencies.
-Manage all project quality control and assurance activities, including 3rd party commissioning and inspections.
-Review and approve project invoices, ensuring all project vendors are paid in accordance with contractual terms, conditions, and timeframes.
-Manage project turnover process, ensuring the coordination of appropriate training, transmittal of operations and maintenance documentation, and repair with Facilities Trades, building occupants and other interested parties.
-Manage project closeout process and ensure closeout occurs in a timely manner.

Project Planning and Development – 30%

-Work with customers at all levels including, but not limited to, Directors, Deans, faculty and staff, and AHEC to develop project requirements and translate such into a scope of work to be used in preparing construction designs and specifications.
-Provide technical advice and recommendations relating to potential impacts to utility infrastructure, structural systems, and code compliance issues involved in proceeding with the design and construction of a proposed project.
-Provide constructability related advice and recommendations during program plan development.
-Develop, evaluate, and present alternative solutions to accomplish a desired project while minimizing costs and impact on existing building systems and programs.
-Prepare and communicate scope information to the extent necessary to obtain consultant services for design phase of projects. Select, negotiate and manage consultants when consultant services are required in support of projects.
-Manage review of prepared designs to ensure alignment with project scope intent and compliance with all applicable codes and regulations.
-Develop cost estimates and detailed project budgets that accurately reflect project cost, schedule, complexity, and other factors as appropriate.
-Assist in the development of capital budget submissions and annual plans for project portfolio.

Supervision and Other – 10%

-Ensure compliance with State policy and processes during all project phases. Manage and/or facilitate the completion and archiving of all State required project documentation.
-Supervise, train, and provide work direction and problem-solving assistance for student worker(s).
-Perform other tasks or special projects as required.

Required Qualifications:

-Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Engineering discipline, Architecture or related field.
-Previous experience with construction project management.
-Experience creating cost estimates and preparing project budgets for various types of projects.

Preferred Qualifications:

-Experience working in a higher-education environment.
-Experience with principles, methods, and best practices of project management.
-Experience working and communicating with people who have varying levels of design and construction knowledge ranging from detailed to very limited, to facilitate their understanding of project scope, design decisions, associated costs, project schedule, and codes and standards compliance, while achieving a high degree of customer satisfaction.
-Excellent written and oral communication skills.
-Experience with value engineering and cost control analysis.
-Experience with project management software used in construction.
-Working knowledge of building codes and ADA Standards.
-Experience with State of Colorado procurement rules, policies, and processes.
-Project Management Professional (PMP ) Certification.
-LEED Certification.

Posting Date: 08/23/2019

Closing Date:

Closing Instructions: Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicant:

Complete applications received by September 10, 2019 will receive full consideration. Position is open until filled.

IMPORTANT : In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system,www.msudenverjobs.com.

References refers to a list of three professional references and their contact information.

Official transcripts will be required of the candidate selected for hire.

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Other Info

Complete applications received by September 10, 2019 will receive full consideration. Position is open until filled.

IMPORTANT : In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system,www.msudenverjobs.com.

References refers to a list of three professional references and their contact information.

Official transcripts will be required of the candidate selected for hire.