The Office of Construction, Facilities, & Operations is accepting applications for a Project Manager. Reporting to the Assistant Vice President of Construction, Facilities & Operations, the Project Manager will be responsible for construction projects on campus from concept to completion; managing the program development, design, and construction of various types of projects to include but not limited to academic buildings, student housing, athletic projects, infrastructure projects, capital projects, deferred maintenance projects, and sustainability projects.
The Office of Construction, Facilities, and Operations serve as an integral part of the “Summit”, the College’s strategic plan, with the development of facilities plans for academic and student life spaces that facilitate collaboration and interdisciplinary learning. The project manager will have an opportunity to work on projects several projects across the campus.
We seek to have our staff reflect the changing demographics of our student body. Our student body is diverse, representing 48 states and 71 countries with 23% students of color and 50% women. Just over 90% of students live in campus residences. Trinity College is a highly selective, independent, nonsectarian liberal arts institution located in Connecticut’s capital, Hartford. With over 2100 full-time undergraduate students and 91 graduate students, the College maintains a rigorous academic profile complemented by a vibrant and diverse co-curricular program. The College enjoys the benefit of being situated in an urban center and has strong academic, social, and philanthropic connections to our home city of Hartford. As a preeminent liberal arts college in an urban setting, Trinity College prepares students to be bold, independent thinkers who lead transformative lives.
Duties and Responsibilities
Serve on and work with various committees, consisting of faculty, staff, students, administrators and work with other campus constituencies on all types of projects in accordance with Trinity College’s plans, policies, procedures, and initiatives
Ensure schedules and projected budgets are met and completed work meets all standards and requirements by demonstrating appropriate project control for all aspects of projects including but not limited to budget and schedule
Plan and manage all aspects of design and construction, from inception to completion, including managing budgets for assigned projects.
Oversee activities of project teams (architects, engineers, and end-users) with other departments to ensure project budget, schedules and goals are met.
Manage various sustainability project initiatives
Ensure compliance with all regulatory agency requirements, and that necessary permits are obtained.
Provide guidelines to architects and engineers in cooperation with the Operations/Facilities Department to ensure the final product is cost-effective, meets end-user needs, and is easy to maintain.
Prepare contracts and approve invoices and change orders.
Provide timely and accurate reports
Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, as well as at least 10 years of relevant experience in construction, mixed design, and project management, or an equivalent combination. Strong client (stakeholders) relations skills also are necessary. Must have a thorough knowledge of construction specifications, ability to interpret drawings, knowledge of building technology, materials, and labor costs. Must have thorough knowledge of best practices of project management and ability to be the lead of various project teams. LEED certification or experience with sustainability or sustainability training or practical experience. Must have strong leadership and management skills to drive overall results acceptable to all stakeholders.
Must be able to visit ongoing construction sites with no restrictions (i.e. climb scaffolding, ladders, tight and confined spaces, etc.).
Applicants are required to discuss in their cover letter their commitment to and/or experience working with diverse individuals or in diverse communities.
Review of applications will begin July 14, 2021.
Internal Number: S00738
About Trinity College
Trinity College is an independent, nonsectarian liberal arts college for men and women, with approximately 2,100 undergraduate students and 200 faculty members, located in Hartford, Connecticut. It is an actively engaged community of students, faculty and staff who work together to develop and sustain the intellectual and creative opportunities central to a first-class liberal arts education. Hartford, the state capital, provides many opportunities for cultural and social engagement. Trinity is an AA/EOE and encourages women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals and people with disabilities to apply. We are committed to enhancing our campus culture and curriculum through the diversity of its faculty, staff, and students.