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Reporting to the Assistant Vice President for Facilities Operations and Construction, the Director of Capital Construction and Renovations (CCR) oversees the development, delivery and close-out of all university capital and non-capital projects in accordance with defined university and Commonwealth of Virginia policies, procedures and guidelines.
The Director of CCR must be a proven team builder who works inclusively and communicates effectively with internal staff and all project stakeholders during the development and implementation of university projects and CCR initiatives. In addition, the Director must work cohesively with other units within Facilities Department to support the overall mission of the organization, and provide leadership for the core functions including Project Development and Management; Business and Contracts Management; Performance Management; and Customer Service.
- Registered Professional (Professional Engineer—PE or Registered Architect—RA ).
- Advanced degree in Engineering, Building Construction, Architecture, or related field; or training and work experience in these fields at a level that equates to an advanced degree.
- Specific work experience must include significant years of senior management level responsibility for a large, commercial/institutional building construction program including the development, implementation and evaluation of strategic business practices governing project delivery/management, as well as supervision and performance management of professional staff.
- Overall program management experience must include multiple project types and sizes in various phases of the project cycle contributing to a total project portfolio of approximately $500 million in value. Capital project portfolio should include various building types ranging in size from 50,000 to 200,000 GSF, such as residence halls/dormitories, laboratories, commercial/industrial facilities, with individual project costs ranging from $25M to $100M or greater.
- Established record of progressively responsible and related work experience and demonstrated strong leadership, staff development, management and organizational skills as well as excellent communication skills.
- Proven record of strong project delivery skills, contract design and oversight, negotiations, conflict resolution, avoidance with the following project delivery methods: Design Build, Construction Manager, Design Bid Build.
- Demonstrated understanding of smart technology devices and BIM in the construction technology integrated with business enterprise that enhances project oversight efficiency and eliminates paper transactions.
- Demonstrated commitment to service delivery to all customers and stakeholders, and interact effectively with administrators, community leaders, employees, students, legislators, and other constituent groups on a broad range of sensitive topics.
- Demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and projects, excellent organizational and delegation skills, and ability to work collaboratively in a higher education environment.
- Project management experience including the procurement and administration of both design and construction contracts for large, complex and varied building types.
- Experience with the procurement and implementation of multiple construction delivery methods including, Design-Bid-Build, Construction Manager @ Risk and Design/Build.
- Facility construction and/or management experience in a public sector and/or higher education work environment.
- Working knowledge of the Commonwealth of Virginia Construction and Professional Services Manual.
- Familiarity with Commonwealth of Virginia Restructured Higher Education Financial and Administrative Operations Act and the Public-Private Education and Infrastructure Act.
- Operational experience with project management and/or contract administration software applications.
- Up to date office computing skills in an MS Windows environment.
Employee Category: Administrative and Professional Faculty
Appointment Type: Regular
Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Track
Percent Employment: Full-time
Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran status; or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees, or applicants; or any other basis protected by law.
For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the executive director for Equity and Access at 540-231-2010 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061.
Review Date: 04/04/2017