Responsible for planning, organizing, and directing the financial and administrative activity of the Planning, Design & Construction department.Â The position develops, defines and implements financial and administrative policies and procedures to assure sound fiscal planning for project accounts and control of project administration.Â Foster an environment of continuous improvement through the practice of the Facilities Management core values. Perform other related functions as needed.
Bachelorâ™s Degree, Masterâ™s degree preferred.
Minimum of 8-12 years of relevant experience.
Requires direct knowledge of owner project management, design and construction and the ability to direct administrative processes in support of varying project delivery methods including Design Bid Build, Construction Manager at Risk, Design Build and Integrated Project Delivery.
Experience working with Planon is preferred.
Experience with continuous improvement of systems and processes ability to move existing data and processes into a new software environment and subsequently elevate those systems to best in class status.
Requires professional knowledge of the theory, principles, and procedures of accounting, auditing and financial management.
Requires knowledge of the principles and procedures used in budget preparation, accounting administration, and development of internal control.
Requires professional knowledge of the principles and techniques used financial analysis, and research, and the ability to convert financial information and outcomes into reports of findings, and develop conclusions and recommendations.
Requires well-developed skill with personal computer software sufficient to design and use spreadsheet and database models.
Requires well-developed human relations skills sufficient to supervise staff, carry out negotiations, make formal presentations, conduct performance reviews, and communicate technical concepts to diverse audiences.
Requires the ability to supervise, train, evaluate and motivate staff in a way that optimizes service, engagement and productivity.
Requires the ability to plan, organize and prioritize complex and technical work processes in order to meet schedules and timelines.Â
Requires excellent communication and customer service skills for interaction with co-workers and the campus community at all levels.Â
Requires expertise in the field of contracted services, including Professional Service Agreements, RFPs, etc.
Demonstrated ability to negotiate and navigate in a complex, collaborative environment.
Ability to use good judgment and provide exceptional leadership.
Ability to plan steps and carry out multi-phase projects requiring problem definition and modified techniques, to coordinate work with others, and to modify methods and procedures to solve a wide variety of problems.
Ability to direct and organize program activities and to establish program goals and objectives that support the strategic plan.
Ability to think strategically and develop and evaluate policies and procedures.
Ability to prepare and analyze reports.
Ability to move existing data and processes into a new software environment and subsequently elevate those systems to best in class status.
Possess a willingness and ability to support and promote a diverse and inclusive campus community.
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of background check and education requirements.
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Director of Project Administration and Finance
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