The Planning & Capital Project Management (CPM) group has the primary responsibility for overseeing the planning, development, design, and construction process for capital projects primarily at the Morningside Campus, the Baker Field Athletic Complex, and Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory Campus of Columbia University. Working in conjunction with all other Columbia University Facilities Operations departments including Construction Business Services and Communication, Finance and Administration, Facilities Operations, Real Estate, and Public Safety. CPM implements approximately $70M to $150MM worth of construction projects annually and consists of a staff of approximately 30 planners, architects, engineers, and project managers of varying educational and professional backgrounds including architecture, engineering and construction management.
The ideal candidate will manage multiple design and construction projects, from programming and design through construction and close out, ranging in size from $100,000 to $50MM.
Projects vary in type and size; including renovations and new construction, classrooms, public spaces, laboratories, student housing and many others.
The Project Manager will interface with University user groups, directs architects and consultants through design phases, and coordinates procurement and construction activities.
The Project Manager is responsible for all budget and schedule elements of the project and will work collaboratively with University personnel, including users, facilities, operations, and other administrative groups informing them of progress and status of projects.
Bachelor's degree in architecture or engineering (or related degree) required.
Minimum 5 years' related experience required.
Candidates must have a minimum of 5 years' experience in managing multiple complex projects and the ability to work comfortably with spreadsheet, and database software.
Excellent organizational and time management skills required.
Must have proven ability to work in client-service environment.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
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