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Associate Director for Capital Projects, Campus Living Facilities
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Jun. 3, 2022
Title Associate Director for Capital Projects, Campus Living Facilities
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Campus Living Facilities
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Associate/Assistant Director
  • Residential Life
    Facilities Operations

Position Summary
Campus Living invites applications for the Associate Director for Capital Projects position. In this role, you will oversee large scale work that needs to be done on an ongoing basis for all Campus Living properties. You will be responsible for facilitating the definition of programmatic initiatives to be carried out in conjunction with deferred maintenance for a maximum efficiency of funds.

Your responsibilities include:
Oversee a variety of in-house rehabilitation, repair and major maintenance projects relating to the preparation of technical specifications, drawings, cost estimates, procurement, construction, and project close out.
Hiring, role assignment and development of Project Manager(s).
Provide leadership and direction based on industry standards to meet goals and objectives of Campus Living as it relates to the life cycle and replacement of furniture, fixtures and equipment.
Analyze facility condition assessment data and formulate recommendations for ongoing development of long range capital planning for Campus Living facilities.
Serve as project manager for large scale construction projects
Serve as contact for stakeholder requests to define project requirements, preliminary cost estimates; assist in scheduling actual work and service interruptions.
Serve as subject matter expert regarding interior design, interpretation of building codes and accessibility requirements.
Participate in University master plan process.

Our team recognizes the advantages diverse perspectives and backgrounds bring to the workplace. We are particularly interested in candidates who share this value and will work to achieve the university’s goals of inclusive excellence.

About Student Life
As a member of Student Life, you will join service professionals, all driven by one shared set of values designed to help ensure students’ well-being, create a safe and supportive environment and promote student success. In Student Life, growth is a shared passion. We aim for excellence, thinking big and going bold. We pursue our goals tenaciously while stewarding the student experience. We build communities and advance diversity in all forms. We encourage discovery and celebrate success.

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.

About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management or closely related field is required.
A minimum of three years of experience in Construction Management or Construction/ Architectural/MEP Project Administration and progressive experience in providing written reviews of technical specifications and construction drawings in preparation for bidding a construction project is required.
Experience in reviewing contract budgets, change orders, project schedules, payment applications, materials testing, and all aspects of architectural, structural, mechanical, and MEP submittals.
Customer service experience and the ability to handle logistical issues due to construction related problems.

Preferred Qualifications
Five years of progressive experience in Construction Management or Construction/Architectural/MEP is preferred.
Experience with a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) is preferred.
A New York Professional registration in Engineering or Architecture and AutoCAD/Revit experience is desirable.
Demonstrated ability to write and manage project schedules and budgets from inception to completion preferred.
Supervisory experience preferred
Experience in higher education renovation and construction projects of similar size
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