Facilities Project Coordinator - Student and Campus Life
May 15, 2018
Ithaca, New York
Student & Campus Life (SCL) inspires transformation in all Cornell students on their journey of individual, academic and personal evolution. Our division is comprised of leading student affairs experts who support our campus on pressing student life matters including public service, health, wellness, social justice, residential living, food services, sports, recreation, career services, and student activities and organizations including sorority and fraternity life. Our nearly 4,000 staff and student employees who make up SCL embrace the opportunity to represent the division and strive for excellence as we shape the Cornell student experience, one interaction at a time.
As a part of the SCL Office of the Vice President's unit, the SCL Facilities team supports the student campus experience, by ensuring safe, clean, and operational spaces for students to live eat, recreate, connect, and engage with each other. With this mission in mind, the team is focused on helping our customers and end-users navigate critical decisions regarding the use and maintenance of their space. They do this through analyzing risks and associated costs, exploring additional services that add value, considering safety and security factors, and ensuring business continuity. Members of this group are passionate about helping customers, think critically about how small decisions can have large impacts, and have a knack for integrating people and physical places. This team is literally the ‘foundation’ upon which the student experience here at Cornell is built.
The Project Coordinator will primarily execute capital projects up to $2M, within the university's athletics, dining, housing, student unions, student health and fraternity/sorority/co-op properties. This will require interfacing with department and university stakeholders, facilities and contracts staff, consultants, contractors and code officials to successfully scope, plan and execute projects. The position will also support the group with facilities planning and policy decisions. They will be a steward of university resources and the university's interests in providing successful project execution.
A successful candidate will be knowledgeable in best practices and required steps to executing a capital project at the university. They will become an eBuilder power-user, and able to assist others in managing projects within eBuilder. They will be knowledgeable in construction and project management processes and have in-depth knowledge of applicable codes and regulations, and will make recommendations to support department operations.
Bachelor's degree, 3-4 years of construction or project management experience. Experience managing or executing construction work, and working knowledge of construction means and methods. Must be able to lift more than 50lbs on occasion. Job requires some exposure to chemicals, and hazardous materials requiring detailed safety precautions.
Strongly preferred qualifications include; strong communication, writing and interpersonal skills. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Experienced in reading and interpreting construction drawings, specifications and contracts. Experienced in planning, scheduling, estimating and managing construction projects up to $2M in value. In-depth knowledge of building and construction safety codes and regulations. Demonstrated experience in managing the sequential flow of construction projects from initial scoping through completion of construction.
Previous experience in a project / construction management role in an institutional setting. Experience with construction management software packages (Primavera, Timberline, Prolog, eBuilder). EBuilder experience is a plus.
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