Number of Vacancies: 1
Position Status: full-time, permanent
Pay Plan, Series & Grade: Grade 2B, Steps 4-7
Salary Range: $104,254.00- $113,700.00
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Location: Van Ness Campus, Washington, DC
Brief Description of Duties
Works with the Director Capital Projects and Vice President for Real Estate, Facilities Management and Public Safety to manage the University’s capital programs and operations and the coordination of the programs within the policies of the University. Work is evaluated on efficiency, responsiveness, timeliness of assigned duties, as well as overall work ethics.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Partners in the management of the University’s capital programs and operations and the coordination of the programs within the policies of the University.
- Assists in the planning and development of budgets for capital and operational programs, including new capital construction and capital renovations, alterations, and repairs.
- Monitors the progress of all ongoing University capital projects. Prepares periodic reports outlining status of programs and new developments.
- Assists in the development of short and long range goals, evaluation and assessment of capital units and capital budget development.
- Reviews all University capital program records, facilities conditions inventories and the capital program plans, specifications and project justifications.
- Assists in the development of master plans, scopes of work, proposals and impact statements as needed.
- Coordinates and facilitates obtaining construction permits.
- Prepares and submits written reports on office or capital unit activities. Identifies actual or potential problem areas and makes appropriate recommendations to ensure optimum productivity.
- Advises on contracts (RFI/RFP process), agreements and cooperative arrangements with other government agencies, universities or private organizations.
- Researches surveys that are essential to enable senior management to make final determinations about implementation of capital programs throughout the University.
- Assists in the negotiation of rent payment discounts on leased buildings.
- Assists in the negotiation of vendor discounts on major University purchases.
- Coordinates interaction between the University and outside agencies (i.e. task force, city council, mayor and control authority). Identifies appropriate University personnel, reports, records and facilities to accommodate the needs of visiting entities.
- Reviews and approves administrative procedures requiring action of the Office of the Vice President for Real Estate, Facilities Management and Public Safety.
- Provides program information to applicable University officials and staff and interested public and private groups.
- Assists in the preparation of concept papers, manuals, brochures, etc.
- Gathers and processes all facilities conditions assessment data.
- May be required to represent the department in organizational meetings held within the University.
- Performs other related duties as assigned.
MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:
- Bachelors Degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management or equivalent (4 years) work experience.
- Ten (10) years related experience in project management, and or construction management, surveying, testing of construction materials, and/or inspection of construction.
- Thorough knowledge of the principles of organizational management.
- An understanding of the principles and concepts of program evaluation.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Administrative skill in planning, organization, and time management.
- Demonstrated ability to coordinate many projects at the same time, while fulfilling other commitments and duties as necessary.
- Ability to work effectively when confronted with emergencies.
- Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively and harmoniously with people of diverse interests, temperament and expectations and to resolve or mediate problems of conflict.
- Ability to provide professional guidance and supervision.
- Knowledge of the organization, mission and programs under the jurisdiction of the University of the District of Columbia.
- Knowledge of commercial and institutional real estate development and new construction and renovation projects.
- Complete understanding of District policies and procedures, Board of Trustees Resolutions and applicable federal and District Government laws and regulations pertaining to capital programs and budgets.
- Ability to exercise judgment and creativity in implementing responsibilities.
- Ability to read blueprints, plans and working drawings.
Information to Applicant
Collective Bargaining Unit (Union): This position is not part of the collective bargaining unit.
Selectee will be eligible for health and life insurance, annual (vacation) and sick leave and will be covered under the University of the District of Columbia' s retirement plan (TIAA-CREF).
Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to actual or perceived actual race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, marital status, personal appearance, genetic information, familial status, source of income, status as a victim of an intrafamily offense, place of residence or business, or status as a covered veteran, as provided for and to the extent required by District and Federal statutes and regulations.
Notice of Non-Discrimination: In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section 2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the University of the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived actual race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, marital status, personal appearance, genetic information, familial status, source of income, status as a victim of an intrafamily offense, place of residence or business, or status as a covered veteran, as provided for and to the extent required by District and Federal statutes and regulations. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which is also prohibited by the Act. In addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act. Discrimination in violation of the Act will not be tolerated. Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.
Veterans Preference: Applicants claiming veterans preference must submit official proof at the time of application.
Residency Preference: The Residency Preference Amendment Act of 1988, D.C. Law 7-203, created a system in which provides that any applicant for employment in the Career or Educational Services who is a bona fide resident of the District of Columbia may claim a residency reference at the time of application. An applicant selected for an appointment based on District residency will be required to submit no less than eight (8) proofs of bona fide District residency. Bona fide District residency must be maintained from the date of appointment to the position for seven (7) consecutive years. Failure to maintain bona fide District residency for the (7) year period will result in forfeiture of employment.
Drug-Free Workplace: Pursuant to the requirements of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than five (5) days after conviction of any criminal drug statute occurring in the workplace.
Background Investigation: Employment with the University of the District of Columbia is contingent upon a satisfactory background investigation. The determination of a "satisfactory background investigation" is made at the sole discretion of the University of the District of Columbia. The University may refuse to hire a finalist, rescind an offer of employment to a finalist or review and terminate the employment of a current employee based on the results of a background investigation.
Disposition of Resume: Resumes received outside the area of consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job applications. Therefore, if selected for employment a UDC application will be required.
Job Offers: Official Job Offers are made by the University of the District of Columbia, Office of Human Resources Only.
Contact Information: All inquiries related to employment and job applications should be directed to UDC Office of Human Resources at (202) 274-5020.
The University of the District of Columbia is an Equal Opportunity Employer.