The Director of Projects is responsible for managing Project Services Delivery team; hires, trains, and supervises project managers and construction managers; partners with the planning team to develop appropriate scopes of work and associated budgets; assigns and prioritizes work; assists with office budgets and staff management; recommends project implementation strategies; coordinates team staffing and process oversight from planning hand off to project closure; oversees initial scoping and shortlisting / interviewing of A/Es and construction professionals; assists in final negotiation of various contracts such as Design-Build, CM at Risk, General Contracting; maintains strong relationships with customers and provides clear, consistent communications to customers, department and university leadership, and divisions within FOD; assures compliance with applicable construction policies, procedures, laws, codes and standards. Ensures consistent contract negotiations for all contracts (leases, professional services and purchase agreements).
Reports to the Senior Director of Design and Construction (FDC).
Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in architecture, engineering, construction admin, or related field; technical expertise in design & construction; demonstrated strong decision-making, leadership, staff management, conflict resolution, communication, and delegation skills; ability to work autonomously; ability & experience in reading & interpreting architectural & engineering drawings; experience with standard software (spreadsheets, word processing, presentation software, databases); valid driver’s license; demonstrated ability to work collaboratively w/ multiple constituencies toward a deliverable within a noted timeline; 10+ years’ experience directly applicable to project management and/or construction admin. Desired Qualifications: Registered Architect or Licensed PE in the State of Ohio; experience w/ computer-aided drafting/design; experience working in higher education, or other large public institution.
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