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Facilities Project Manager

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Work type: Regular
Location: Malibu Campus
Categories: Facilities

Under the direction of the Associate Director for the Department of Facilities Services (DFS), provide project management services for a broad range of projects including refurbishment, repair, and minor remodels of University properties. Management duties include planning from feasibility through design, construction, and project closeout. Closely collaborate with your colleagues in the DFS, Department of Design and Construction (DDC), Planning, Operations, and Construction (POC), and other University departments to initiate and deliver projects of high aesthetic and functional quality, on budget and on schedule.

Duties

  • Manage planning, design, pre-construction, agency approvals, construction management, closeout, and project turnover for operations and maintenance. Provide facilities project management expertise and perform research pertaining to project specifications and construction means, methods, and materials. Conduct feasibility analyses for requested projects.
  • Serving as the Owner's Representative, coordinate activities on assigned projects performed by staff, contractors, consultants, and other vendors. Plan, schedule, facilitate, and manage planning, design, cost estimating, and construction activities for a wide variety of projects, with varying levels of direct involvement in project activities.
  • Prepare, review, track, process, and otherwise manage project documentation including programs, plans, specifications, RFIs, schedules, submittals, budgets, change orders, payment requests, and status reports. Monitor work for compliance with applicable codes, industry standards, best practices, Pepperdine standards, and contract requirements.
  • Exercise foresight and good judgment in order to recognize when problems are developing in projects, and then initiate appropriate corrective actions to manage budget, schedule, quality, and client expectations.
  • Manage multiple contractors and vendors, including the solicitation and review of proposals. Write RFQs and RFPs and administer those processes for various projects.
  • Ensure effective communication and coordination among all internal and external participants and stakeholders. Coordinate project activities with University departments such as DDC, POC, Public Safety, Information Technology, Regulatory Affairs, Events, University administrators, and project stakeholders, to ensure that all parties are well-informed and that work proceeds on schedule with minimal impact to University operations.
  • Research, prepare, and present reports and presentations as requested. Participate in continuous departmental process improvement.
  • Project Managers are considered essential personnel and will be required to report to work during emergency events in order to support the preparation, response to and recovery from such events as require.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Uphold University mission through work performed.

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Skills and Qualifications

Required: Broad knowledge of construction practices, principles, techniques, means, methods, and industry standard project management processes. Competency with Microsoft Office.

Preferred: Bachelor's degree with a minimum of three (3) years of relevant experience in project management or a minimum of six (6) years of relevant management experience in engineering, construction project management, design, or related field is required. Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Architecture, or closely related field is desirable. Working knowledge of AutoCAD is desirable. 

Qualified individuals should be able to articulate a strong commitment to diversity, and have the ability to work effectively with individuals from different backgrounds.

Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal, education, and employment screening.

This is a regular, exempt, 40 hour per week position.

Salary: Commensurate with experience

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