Carnegie Mellon University's Campus Design and Facility Development Department is searching for a Project Manager. This is is an exciting opportunity for someone with project management experience in the design/architecture field or engineering and construction who is looking for an impactful role with a rapidly growing and changing organization. The Project Manager is responsible for end-to-end management of minor, moderate and large complex projects for the university.
Core responsibilities will include:
Meeting with department customer representatives to determine project estimates
Vendor fee negotiations
Preparation and review of construction documents
Budget and schedule construction administration
This position may manage the selection of work and act as interface with applicable architect, engineer and outside contractors as assigned
You will manage assigned projects through the conceptual design, construction, bid and closeout phases. This is a high-visibility role where you will interact with campus constituents ranging from students to faculty to senior administration. A strong focus on customer service is key to success. You will have excellent communication, organizational, negotiation, and problem solving skills. Ideally you will bring related specialty experience to the role, preferably prior experience as a vendor or contractor with CMU. You will have limited travel and will primarily be based on the Pittsburgh CMU campus.
Bachelor's degree required
Minimum 8-10 years of project management experience required, with at least 1-3 years in facilities management highly desired
PMP certification highly desired
Familiarity and/or prior work experience with the CMU campus preferred
Carnegie Mellon (www.cmu.edu) is a private, internationally ranked research university with programs in areas ranging from science, technology and business, to public policy, the humanities and the arts. More than 12,000 students in the university’s seven schools and colleges benefit from a small student-to-faculty ratio and an education characterized by its focus on creating and implementing solutions for real problems, interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation. A global university, Carnegie Mellon’s main campus in the United States is in Pittsburgh, Pa. It has campuses in California’s Silicon Valley and Qatar, and programs in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and Mexico.