| Advertised Summary Job Description: The Real Estate Group is a division of Columbia University Facilities & Operations and is involved in implementing the strategic planning initiatives of the University. Accordingly, the group is responsible for the successful negotiation and execution of a diverse range of real estate transactions and the administration of a complex portfolio of commercial leases spanning all University campuses. |
Reporting to the VP for Real Estate, the Associate Director of Special Projects is responsible for the successful negotiation and execution of a diverse range of real estate transactions involving virtually all components of the University community and campuses.
This position is responsible for real estate transactions including the purchase, lease, development and management of real estate on behalf of University clients. The incumbent is responsible for a portfolio of real estate projects, which will involve strategic planning; supervision of team-members; management of specific real estate transactions including business negotiations, document drafting and review, formulation and analysis of term sheets and development proposals, selection and management of consultants, analytic support, research, and pro forma planning, budgeting and financial analysis in connection with the University real estate portfolio. The incumbent will work on significant and complex projects related to both academic and health care facilities.
General Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required, preferably in the field of Real Estate, Urban Planning, Business Administration, Public Administration, Law or other related discipline. A minimum of 5-7 years related work experience required.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: Direct experience with commercial real estate transactions, health care development, financial analysis and project management required. Familiarity with city planning, architecture, medical facility regulations or NY Real Estate Law highly desirable. Ability to juggle multiple tasks, adhere to project deadlines, perform duties with poise and good humor under pressure, exercise sound judgment and manage time effectively are a must. Superior interpersonal, analytical, and written communication skills. Confidence, integrity, collaboration skills and a flair for diplomacy are needed to succeed in this demanding institutional environment. Fluency in Microsoft Office applications including Excel and PowerPoint are must.
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.