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Job ID: 209907

Executive Director, Design and Contruction
Auburn University

Date Posted Apr. 27, 2023
Title Executive Director, Design and Contruction
University Auburn University
Auburn, AL, United States
Department Planning Design and Construction
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Senior Executive Officer
  • Facilities Operations
Reporting to the Assistant Vice President - Planning, Design, and Construction (PDC), the Executive Director, Design and Construction (Exec. Dir. D&C) is responsible for overseeing the Construction Management Directorate for all Capital Construction Project management activities across Auburn Universities Campuses.

Functional areas of responsibility for the Executive Director, Design and Construction includes the Construction Management Directorate consisting of Pre-Construction Management, Estimating, Construction Management, and Project Support. The Exec. Dir. D&C oversees a workforce of approximately 25 staff members who manage a construction program, which annually averages over 300 projects valued at over $140M. In addition, the Exec. Dir. D&C is responsible for an average annual operating budget of $1.7 M.

Why Should YOU Choose Auburn University?
  • Auburn University was named a “Best in Alabama” employer by Forbes! Our employee longevity speaks for itself, with employees staying an average of ten years.
  • Competitive state benefits including retirement plan vesting at 10 years of service, generous leave accrual, and parental leave opportunity.
  • Auburn University tuition assistance for yourself and your dependents. Employees can take 15 hours of classes for free, and dependents receive a 50% tuition waiver.
It’s a Lifestyle: The Auburn/Opelika area is a page right out of Southern Living magazine with an idyllic small-town feel, perfecting a unique balance between a close-knit community and driving consistent growth and development. Paralleling the exponential growth of Auburn University, the Auburn/Opelika area boasts services and amenities that cater to any interest. We’re proud of our top school systems, city services, award-winning restaurants, and the infectious spirit of life in a college town. You can find us nestled halfway between the beach and the mountains in a lower-cost-of-living area, two hours outside of Atlanta or Birmingham. If you’re new to Auburn, we’d love to introduce you. If you’re already acquainted with Auburn, we’ll keep it simple: it’s time to come home!
Our Commitment: Auburn University is committed to a diverse and inclusive campus environment. Visit to learn more about our commitment to expanding equity and inclusion for all.

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