Salary and benefits are competitive. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
This recruitment may be used to fill multiple openings.
The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoy outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.
Capital Planning & Development has an outstanding opportunity for a Project Integrator to provide a range of contracting support to the project delivery teams, including CPD project and construction managers, design and construction partners, and other University units. This position will perform a variety of duties including contract administration, prepare contracting and project document reports, identify relevant contracting issues, develop, organize and track documents, prepare correspondence, check and edit legal documents for accuracy and coding, and project closeout. This position will ensure project data quality, validate all information, and work independently using judgment to manage contract risks.
The position requires understanding of and skill in working in both the design and construction phases, as well as in a team environment. University interests and requirements must be met while simultaneously working to ensure that the project teams have the information, tools, and decisions needed to successfully execute their projects. The position requires working with a wide range of university stakeholders, as well as consultants and contractors, and ensuring that the flow of information is effective and that all team members are meeting commitments and deadlines. This position will prepare and track contractual documents, using independent judgment for terms and quality of the contracts, including all changes to contract documents.
The Project Integrator (PI) is a key member of the CPD project delivery team, works closely with project managers, construction managers, and design and construction partners, and is responsible for a variety of work that supports our projects being completed successfully. The successful Project Integrator is a generalist rather than a specialist, is able to problem-solve both individually and in a team environment, and is able to represent the University when the project manager or construction manager may be unavailable. This position will obtain and track bonds, insurance and other terms of the contract to ensure they match the contract requirements. The PI will maintain an accurate database of information to prepare accurate reports for Board of Regents, key clients and stakeholders.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
60% of time is spent providing coordination, preparing contract documents, tracking and processing of documents associated with the project, and assisting project and construction managers in project execution.
20% of time is spent coordinating with internal project partners.
15% of time is spent training and coordinating with architects, engineers, and contractors.
5% of time is spent on other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Construction Management or related field.
Six to eight years of relevant experience.
Demonstrated experience performing contract administration duties at a large public institution.
Demonstrated use of enterprise software systems.
Proficient in use of MS Office products.
Outstanding communication skills.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
Conditions of Employment:
Position requires sitting or standing at desk between 6 and 8 hours a day.
Appointment to this position is contingent upon obtaining satisfactory results from a criminal background check.
As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please visit our website, click here.
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Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergra...duate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.