Project Manager - Facilities, Planning, Design & Construction
Columbus State Community College
Location: Columbus, Ohio
Salary: 75000.00 - 85000.00
Internal Number: req3627_1651848601
Requisition ID: req3627
Job Title: Project Manager - Facilities, Planning, Design & Construction
Department: Business & College Services
Location: Columbus Campus
Employment Type: Staff
Employment Status: Board Approved
Bargaining Unit: Non-Bargaining Unit
FLSA Status: Exempt
Compensation Type: Annual
Compensation Range: 75,000.00 - 85,000.00
Schedule: M-F, 8am - 5pm; additional availability as needed
The Project Manager, FPDC will provide total project management administration from facilitation to completion and operation including planning; hiring on consulting Architect/Engineering (A/E) firms to coordinate design with end users and produce permit and bid documents, procure construction services, oversee construction, move management, and readily resolve warranty period issues. The position will at times coordinate and interact with multiple internal and external project partners on highly visible capital projects, internal college renovations, and staff move and relocations. This role requires exceptional customer service as it works closely with College Directors, Deans, Chairpersons, and faculty to develop, implement, complete and operate new and renovated projects, moves and reconfigurations.
Core Competencies Required
Professionalism, Managing Work, Continuous Improvement, Customer/Student/Employee Focus, Collaboration, Leadership, Compelling Communication, Building Partnerships, Business Acumen, Planning and Organizing, Strategic Planning, Earning Trust
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Project Management & Project Leadership
Manages consulting A/E design firms, including review of proposals, contracting, and related supervision to assure complex design needs and deliverables are achieved. Reviews design documents and project manuals for compliance with building code, university building design standards and project objectives. Identifies the project team, schedules and manages project team meetings. Develops project schedules and milestones. Actively completes the designed project, through bidding, contractor negotiations, the construction process, and project close out. Maintains College quality standards throughout the project. Inform and follow college methodology of delivering work in compliance with the Planning, Design and Construction Project Manager's Manual, Ohio Facilities Construction Commission (OFCC) guidelines, and college standards. Develops project scope, the Program of Requirements, conceptual project estimates, budgets, and deliverables in conjunction with architectural design team and the project end user through schematic, design development, and construction document phases, design a balanced space that meets the user groups requirements, and needs supporting teaching mission of the College.
Coordinates with College user groups, the architectural team, interior designers, in-house specialists, and related vendors. Functions as liaison to other departments. Maintains effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders. Coordinates in-house telecom, IT, and security specialists, including external architects, engineers, interior design, furniture representatives, and specialty contractors.
Fiscal & Administrative
Develops and maintains current and accurate budget control documents, analyzes and controls project expenses throughout the project. Invoices and process payment. Researches and collects cost data from vendor and project sources for historical purposes. Assists with establishing and maintaining the College building design standards database, in collaboration with Design and Construction, and Facility Operations personnel. Supplies timely College space data for new facilities, and remodel spaces, updating flooring as needed and required.
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Contributes to creating a welcoming, inclusive, and productive work environment where employees feel valued and able to contribute to their full potential, regardless of their differences. Fosters and maintains a safe environment of respect and inclusion for faculty, staff, students, and members of the community.
Other Duties and Responsibilities
Manages multiple assignments of varying complexity and meets tight timelines and deadlines, with the ability to adapt to changing needs of the College and business partners.
Ensures College name and image is perceived positively by external as well as internal audience/stakeholders.
Usual Physical Requirements
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions described in this position description. While performing duties of this job, the employee regularly exhibits digital dexterity when entering data into computer. The employee frequently sits for periods of time, stands, and walks. Employee converses verbally or manually with others in person as well as by telephone. Vision demands include close, relatively detailed vision when focusing on computer screen. Employee occasionally lifts up to 10 pounds.
Typical office and classroom environment; job sites inside construction zones, somewhat regularly, including exposure to typical construction zone environment (dust, dirt, hard-hat zones, etc.)
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of: industry standard project management methodologies to direct and manage project development and implementation; AutoCad; familiarity with the OFCC policies and practices. Skill in: verbal and written communications; planning, executing and closing assigned projects according to strategic alignment and priorities; making presentations; planning and coordinating project resources; maintaining project records and documentation; application of job related computer software including Word, Excel and other job-related software programs; operation of job-related equipment including computers and other equipment; routine typing. Ability to: plan, execute and close assigned projects according to strategic goals and schedule, within compliance with scope, quality, schedule, and budget; coordinate and monitor in-house specialists, third party contractors, and consultants in order to deliver projects according to plan; coordinate multiple activities and tasks; exhibit flexibility in work schedule and job tasks; develop and maintain effective working relationships with associates, supervisors, job contacts and the general public; collect data, establish facts, and determine valid conclusions; maintain accurate and complete work records; thrive in a collaborative environment; working effectively under pressure while maintaining a professional demeanor; model high standards of honesty, integrity, trust, and ethical behavior; work effectively with persons of varying cultures and diversity.
Associate's Degree in Construction Management or related field. Five (5) years' experience, a proven, demonstrable record of increased project responsibility, working within the private, commercial, State of Ohio or development construction sectors. State Motor Vehicle Operator's License or demonstrable ability to gain access to work site(s).
Columbus State Community College has been meeting the diverse educational needs of the Central Ohio community for more than 50 years. The college is proud to be an important contributor to the growth and progress of the region and to serve as the front door to higher education in Central Ohio. From the first graduating class in 1965 through this year, 50,000 students have earned associate degrees in 50-plus technical fields and academic transfer programs. Columbus State also offers Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degree programs whose coursework fulfills the freshman and sophomore year requirements for bachelor’s degree programs offered by four-year colleges and universities throughout the state. Specific transfer agreements with more than 40 colleges and universities are in place at Columbus State, and new direct-to degree partnership programs are being developed all the time. Columbus State now has two campuses serving Central Ohio educational needs. The Columbus Campus is located on 85 acres in downtown Columbus. The 108-acre, full-service Delaware Campus welcomed its first students in 2010. Additionally, Columbus State offers classes at nine convenient regional learning centers throughout Central Ohio.