The Cornell University campus is widely admired as one of the world's most beautiful academic settings. The Division of Infrastructure Properties and Planning is committed to providing the highest quality service to faculty, students, staff, alumni and visitors.
With more than 260 major buildings enhancing the magnificent landscape of the Ithaca campus, approximately 1,000 highly talented and dedicated staff serve as steward of the campus resources and operations.
All employees are accountable for supporting the organization's values of truth, respect, excellence, teamwork, and integrity; and supporting inclusive and sustainable practices in carrying out everyday responsibilities.
Project Administration consists of Facilities Contracts, Facilities Engineering, Project Intake, Small Project Management, Large Project Management, and Construction Management.
As part of the Shared Project Management Support Group, this position provides project coordination and management services for the design and construction of capital projects lead by Project Administration. The position has a wide range of responsibilities which include Project Coordination Support on Large Capital Projects, Independent Management of Sub Projects, and Management of Construction Projects up to $1M. This position reports to the the Administrative Manager of Project Administration. In addition, this position, as part of the Shared Project Management Group, will provide Administrative Support and eBuilder Training and support to colleagues within the Project Administration Group.
Ours is a values–based organization where all employees are accountable for supporting the organization's values of truth, respect, excellence, teamwork, and integrity. IPP employees are required to attend staff development trainings and participate in the performance evaluation process.
Associate's degree in business, construction, maintenance or related field, or equivalent combination of relevant experience and education desired. Three to five years administrative, management and/or construction experience, including coordinating several projects simultaneously involving diverse groups with fiscal and time constraints. Familiarity with the construction industry, including and understanding of construction contract administration, terminology and processes required. Ability to read and interpret construction drawings and documentation, and some knowledge of OSHA regulations. Excellent organizational and interpersonal communication skills required. Must be able to communicate with, and gain confidence of, all levels of the campus community. The position requires the aptitude and judgment to interpret existing policies/procedures and, when appropriate, conceive and implement new work procedures to enhance efficiency or adapt execution to individual project circumstances. Must have and maintain a valid driver's license; may be required to operate a motor vehicle (your own vehicle or Cornell-owned) to travel to/from job sites.
Experience working in the architectural, facility design, project management fields, including familiarity with documentation and submittal processes is preferred. The position requires the aptitude and judgment to propose and interpret procedures and policies and adapt execution to individual project circumstances and/or to enhance efficiencies. Some knowledge of OSHA, NEC, NFPA, and other construction safety requirements desired.
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Facilities Coord Projects II
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