Supervisory Team Leader, Facility Management

Richmond, Virginia
Aug 19, 2014
Sep 23, 2014
Full Time

University of Virginia


Supervisory Team Leader

The University of Virginia seeks nominations and applications for an effective leader to fill the position of Supervisory Team Leader. The Supervisory Team Leader will provide supervision and procedural guidance and design direction to assigned project managers, architects, and engineers providing architectural engineering, planning, and construction services to ensure that the new and renovated facilities are well planned, designed, and constructed. This position oversees the day-to-day construction activities of complex projects, spanning from award of contract through construction and the one-year warranty period. Responsibilities of the Supervisory Team Leader will include: supporting the planning and construction of University facilities by developing architectural/engineering documents and cost estimates; monitoring and coordinating the planning process with State and University administration; negotiating and administering professional services and construction contracts; reviewing architectural/engineering documents for conformance with University objective of timely, economical, low maintenance, long life, energy conserving, state-of-the-art facilities; supervising and training team members by work assignment recommendations, work review, conducting training classes, and personal coaching.

The successful candidate will have deep technical knowledge, expertise, and skill in this field as well as excellent leadership, communication, planning, and project execution skills.

The Organization:

The University of Virginia is distinctive among institutions of higher education. Founded by Thomas Jefferson in 1819, the University sustains the ideal of developing leaders who are prepared to shape the future of the nation. The University is public, while nourished by the strong support of its alumni. The students who attend have been chosen because they show exceptional promise. The University remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. Since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Engineering, or Building Construction is required. Master’s degree in these fields preferred.
  • Minimum of 7 years of progressively responsible experience in management of design, construction, and renovation of educational facilities.
  • Demonstrated leadership and supervisory experience and skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to evaluate architectural/engineering designs and systems for buildings and/or site development.
  • Proven experience preparing and evaluating cost estimates.
  • Strong presentation skills and exceptional ability to communicate clearly and effective.

How to Apply:

To express interest in this opportunity, please apply online at

Search Posting Number 0614838 and complete the staff application.

The position will remain opened until filled and the search will be carried out with full confidentiality; candidates will be notified before references are contacted.

For further information or to provide nominations, please contact Joni Louque by email at

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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