Assistant Director of Design and Construction
The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) seeks an innovative, dynamic Facilities Project Management Professional to serve as its Assistant Director of Design and Construction, reporting to the Director of Design and Construction in the Office of Facilities Management.
The successful candidate will lead a Professional Project Management Staff that currently manages 35 – 45 active design and construction projects with average expenditures of $70.0 Million per year over the past ten years. Supports the University's academic enterprise by designing and constructing an award winning, safe, and sustainable campus currently containing 70 buildings with over 4 million SF on a 512-acre campus. Provides proactive Project Management that represents industry leading practices and surpasses customer expectations with minimum disruption to the campus. Create and sustain an environment that maximizes the contribution of each team member.
At UMBC, a vibrant 14,000-student suburban research university ranked for the 6th consecutive year as one of the world’s top universities by Times Higher Education, the selected candidate will join an innovative and diverse leadership team working at an institution named by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the best academic workplaces in the nation for the past eight years. For more information on UMBC visit: http://umbc.edu/
Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management, or related field from an accredited institution. An advanced degree is desired. Requires at least of eight years’ experience of increasing complexity and responsibility in architecture; mechanical, electrical, or civil engineering; or construction management. Three years’ experience in project management and/or professional staff supervision positions desired. Comprehensive experience, preferably within a university setting, with the construction and renovation of a broad range of building types, with a variety of mechanical and electrical systems, and with various construction delivery methods a plus. Requires exceptional problem-solving ability and a demonstrated ability to function as part of a collegial, high-performing team. Must be computer literate and able to analyze, interpret and prepare complex construction documents and contracts and technical and financial reports. Professional Licensure as an Engineer or Architect or Certification as a Professional Project Manager (PMP) or Certified Construction Manager (CCM) desired.
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Position is full-time and includes a generous University benefits package. Note: Position will require a background check.
For best consideration, submit a cover letter and resume by March 11, 2019 (Applications will be reviewed when received and accepted until the position is filled) to:
UMBC Assistant Director of Design and Construction Search Consultant
558 Johnash Court
Collierville, TN 38017
For additional information, please contact Mike Ellicott at 806-789-3255.
UMBC is an EOE/AA