1. Manage and direct a wide variety of small, medium and large-scale, often complex building projects for new construction, major renovations and restorations. 2. Oversee the work of assigned Project Managers. Guide Project Managers to ensure conformance with established scope, schedule and budgets for assigned projects. 3. Review and monitor the PRC (Project Review Committee) and CPMG (Capital Program Management Group) process with assigned Project Manager to ensure funding milestones meet required timelines. Participate in preparations for Officers and Corporation meetings, as required. 4. Oversee the progress and quality of the construction documents developed by outside architects and engineers. 5. Participate in budget meetings with the CM/GC, architect and outside Estimating Services, as required. 6. Ensure that Yale standards are being met relative to contracting, bidding, construction budgeting, safety, EEO and CPM scheduling. 7. Facilitate positive relationships between project architects, consultants, building committees and staff members during design completion, procurement, construction and closeout on assigned projects. 8. Coordinate formal monthly project reporting process with project manager summarizing monthly status of assigned projects including safety, cost and schedule goals. 9. Closely monitor the Design and Procurement phase while assuring that the PM has; a. Worked with the team to develop cost estimates at each phase. b. Closed "gaps" in the construction documents between trades or within a constructed area and that open issues are resolved prior to bidding. c. Review the CM/GC procurement plan and schedule. Assure that bidders are properly pre-qualified. d. Effectively completed the Value Engineering/Value Management process. 10. Lead the effort to develop and deliver a construction safety program that will yield "world-class" safety results. 11. Assist the PM in the resolution of project-related technical, budget, and schedule conflicts between consultants, construction management firms, and sub-contractors to ensure that assigned projects meet or exceed all project goals and commitments. 12. Lead the development of required budget estimates and associated risk analyses. 13. Oversee the CM bidding and budget process. 14. Provide leadership and guidance to project management staff to ensure commitment to departmental goals and changes in policy and/or procedure. 15. Lead and develop project management staff through documentation of performance, coaching, counseling and mentoring to maximize performance. 16. Perform other tasks/initiatives, as assigned.
Required Skill/ability 1: Proven ability in design and construction project management with ability that includes large scale, complex projects. Expert knowledge of capital and strategic planning and life cycle cost analysis
Required Skill/ability 2: Detail oriented with an ability to establish and maintain priorities with minimal supervision. Demonstrated understanding of critical system design coordination and specialized construction trade coordination required.
Required Skill/ability 3: Ability to build and lead a strong leadership team capable of implementing department goals and standards effectively with demonstrable experience in team building and personnel accountability.
Required Skill/ability 4: Contract administration implementation and change management processing achieving financial compliance objectives for a large portfolio of active contracts.
Required Skill/ability 5: Efficient document administration and use of technology for file management and proficiency in document review. Advanced skills in Excel, Word, PowerPoint.
Preferred Education: Preferred experience with large scale, complex biomedical, and/or clinical/pharmaceutical, research laboratory construction projects. MEP/HVAC process system commissioning is preferred. Supervisory oversight of a team is required.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
Posting Position Title: Assoc Director, Construction Project Management
University Job Title: Assoc. Director Construction Project Management
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Preferred experience with large scale, complex biomedical, and/or clinical/pharmaceutical, research laboratory construction projects. MEP/HVAC process system commissioning is preferred. Supervisory oversight of a team is required.
Bachelor's degree in Construction Management or Engineering and 10 years of related experience in the professional practice of construction management or engineering.
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.