Position Title: Assistant Director of Capital Planning and Project Management
Campus: USM Gorham/Portland
Department: Facilities Management - SFAC
Bargaining Unit: Nonrep Professional
Salary Band/Wage Band: 6
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday
Location: Portland, ME
Statement of the Job:
The Assistant Director of Capital Planning and Project Management is critical in support of the core responsibilities of Facilities Management and Capital Planning. This position requires significant professional expertise, ability to communicate and interact effectively with campus, Facilities, and external constituencies, proficient supervisory skills, ability to work independently, and willingness to assume significant responsibility.
Work Location: Univ. of Southern Maine Portland/Gorham. Other Univiersity campuses may be considered.
In coordination with the Director, this position is responsible for the oversight of University capital construction and renovation processes as well as the long and short range capital planning of the University of Maine System’s buildings and infrastructure.
The Asst. Director of CPPM oversees the capital project workload across the system campuses; is responsible for defining, assigning, and managing projects, reports, and communications for large and small projects; and for the management of the project managers.
This position works with the Executive Directors of FM and CBOs on the campuses in the day to day administrative and financial accounting responsibilities as they relate to capital construction activities, and maintaining and monitoring capital project accounts.
Manages and directs construction project planning and administration across multiple campuses;
Participates in early planning stages of university construction projects to ensure University, state, and federal, standards and codes are met; and to establish realistic expectations of budget, scope and schedule;
Supervises, assigns and trains project managers, assistant project managers, project coordinators, and other project and support staff in the performance of construction administration;
Provides engineering services and technical assistance to the Department of Facilities Management and other units of the University at all campuses; Provides essential duties as Project Manager
Other reasonably related duties as assigned.
Complete Job Description is Linked Here:
Based on the qualifications and experience of the successful applicant, the salary range is $70,000 to $80,000 plus a 10% employer contribution to the UMS retirement plan. Additional benefits include medical, dental, vision, and tuition waiver programs for employees and dependents. The UMS is a recipient of the Wellness Councils of America’s Well Workplace Award and offers a wellness program.
Review of applications begins immediately. For full consideration materials must be submitted by September 4, 2019. Applications received after that date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University.
About the University:
Established in 1968, the University of Maine System is the state’s largest educational enterprise. It has an annual enrollment of nearly 30,000 students and positively impacts the lives of hundreds of thousands of Mainers each year through its educational and cultural offerings as well as outreach and public service to individuals, businesses, organizations and policymakers. The System has an estimated $1.5 billion total statewide economy impact each year, a return of $7.50 for every dollar of State appropriation. Two-thirds of its alumni—approximately 120,000 people—live in Maine. The University of Maine System is accessible with seven universities—some with multiple campuses—located across the state, as well as a law school, an additional 31 course sites, and Cooperative Extension. The University of Maine System Chancellor’s office is located in Estabrooke Hall on the University of Maine campus in Orono. System-wide services and governance employees work from campuses across the state.
Bachelor’s degree in engineering discipline (mechanical, electrical, civil, etc.) or similar field.
Substantial related engineering experience required. Minimum of seven (7) years design & Construction experience with a minimum of 5 years experience in Physical Plant Operations and 5 years of relevant construction and contract administration experience. Relevant equivalent field experience coupled with formal education will be considered.
Ability to simultaneously organize and manage multiple priorities and activities.
Previous experience in project management.
Demonstrated excellent written and oral communication skills.
Must possess computer skills that are adequate to permit effective use of Facilities Management data systems.
Valid Driver's License and be an authorized and approved University Driver based on the Driver Administration Policy.
Master’s degree in management discipline or similar discipline.
Professional Engineering license or license to practice architecture in the State Of Maine or ability to obtain.
Experience in an educational institution setting.
Materials must be submitted via "Apply For Position" below. You will need to create a profile and application (which includes contact information for 3 references); upload:
1.) a cover letter which describes your experience, interests, and suitability for the position
2.) a resume/curriculum vitae
Incomplete application materials cannot be considered. Materials received after the initial review date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University.
The successful applicant is subject to appropriate background screening.
The University of Maine System is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The following office has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Office of Equal Opportunity, University of Maine, 101 North Stevens Hall, Orono, ME 04469 207-581-1226. TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).
Fiscal Year (12 Months)
Cover Letter, Resume/CV