Advertised Summary Job Description: Reporting to the Director - SOGR, the Assistant Director, Housing Operations manages construction projects and the apartment preparation process for Student apartments. The Assistant Director inspects properties and apartments to identify required repairs including safety/security issues. This position is responsible for schedule, and supervision the construction and repair work of the contractors, building employees and casual workers to insure that work is done in compliance with New York City, New York State and Federal Laws/regulations (including those pertaining to building codes, lead paint and asbestos) The Assistant Director prepares the scopes of work, solicits bids, prepares/updates/monitors project budgets, and follows up with contractors/staff as appropriate to ensure the project is completed within scope, schedule and budget expectations.
Additional responsibilities include the maintenance of accurate project management records, management of other types of construction projects (such as building wide system upgrades or faculty upgrades or common area renovations) - as needed. Closely monitors the status of all vacant apartments and is accountable to senior management on the status of the renovation work. Generates reports detailing construction status and schedule.
Perform additional duties as assigned
General Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 4 - 6 years of related experience required; preferably in managing high quality residential renovation projects within New York City (vacant and occupied) buildings.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: Extensive knowledge regarding materials and best practices used in residential renovation projects with an emphasis on environmentally friendly products and procedures. Working knowledge of applicable building codes and regulations required. Must have experience managing multiple projects across different sites. Strong organizational skills. Must be able to work under minimal supervision and manage multiple tasks.
Demonstrated ability to work independently under tight time constraints. Good oral and written skills required. Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word required. The individual must have the ability to work in a client service environment and exercise discretion and judgement.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience with AutoCAD a plus.
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