The University of Pittsburgh is seeking a qualified Project Manager for the Department of Facilities Management to manage projects from inception through construction completion. This position will report primarily to the Senior Manager of Construction.
The incumbent will be responsible for the oversight and management of assigned capital projects, including new building and renovation projects. For all construction projects, the Project Manager determines user needs, defines the scope of professional services, manages the development of construction drawings and specifications, coordinates field work and contractor activities, develops contracts, prepares budgets and scope of work, sources all necessary resources, and ensures quality and execution of all projects. The Project Manager must maintain a working knowledge of compliance and standards, and make recommendations for enhancements to the project management process.
During the design phase of a project, the Project Manager will be managed by the Senior Manager of Planning & Design.
This is a project based role and the length of your assignment is dependent upon several factors including but not limited to project workload.
Internal Number: 172390
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.
Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.
Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.
Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military..., conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.