Working under minimal direct supervision, the Project Manager II (PM II) is responsible for managing the entire project delivery process. The position is responsible for maintaining the project scope within the approved budget and schedule and coordinating and facilitating submissions to jurisdictional authorities. The position coordinates and maintains relationships with the client and stakeholders. The position is responsible for project reporting.
Hiring offers for this position are contingent on the successful completion of a background check.
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Bachelor’s degree in a technical field (i.e., engineering, architecture, interior design or other relevant field) or the equivalent in education, training, and experience related to construction and project management. MBA or other graduate degree in management desirable.
5-8 years managing renovation and new construction projects
Excellent communication skills
Ability to work with diverse constituencies and commitment to diversity and to serving the needs of a diverse organization
Ability to negotiate and resolve confrontational issues as they arise
Familiarity with design and construction processes and with City, State, and Federal codes and ordinances
Ability to develop and maintain project budgets, cash flow projections and schedules
Skills in interpreting architectural and construction contracts
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects ranging in size from $50K - $5m simultaneously
Field experience on construction sites is desirable, preferably in a higher education setting directly for an institutional owner
A global outlook, practical idealism, and a passion for public service define American University. American University is a private doctoral institution situated in a residential neighborhood of northwest Washington, D.C. Our academic strengths are grounded in social responsibility and a commitment to cultural and intellectual diversity.