Director of Planning and Construction

at University of Arkansas - Fayetteville in Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

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Sponsorship Available:NoInstitution Name: University of Arkansas at Little Rock
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is a metropolitan research university that provides an accessible, quality education through flexible learning and unparalleled internship opportunities. At UA Little Rock, we prepare our more than 8,900 students to be innovators and responsible leaders in their fields. Committed to its metropolitan research university mission, UA Little Rock is a driving force in Little Rock's thriving cultural community and a major component of the city and state's growing profile as a regional leader in research, technology transfer, economic development, and job creation.

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For general application assistance or if you have questions about a job posting, please contact Human Resources at 501-916-3180.Department:Facilities Management

Department's Website: of Job Duties:The Director of Planning and Construction is responsible for the planning, development, and accomplishment of campus construction and renovation projects. This involves coordination with various university departments and committees, architects and consulting engineers, and various construction firms. This position will also work with other facilities department directors to plan, develop, and implement capital renewal and maintenance initiatives. This position is responsible for the management of assigned skilled trade maintenance shops. This position is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.Qualifications:
Required Education &/or Experience:
Bachelor's Degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management, or related field;
A minimum of 5 years of experience in architecture, facilities management, or construction management.

Preferred Education &/or Experience:
An MBA or similar graduate degree;
Experience working in a college or university environment;
Experience working in a Physical Plant, Facilities Management, or similar environment;
Experience supervising;
Registered/licensed professional architect.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:
Participate in all planning activities regarding the development of university facilities; Manage all aspects of new construction and renovation projects, including cost estimating, client meetings, project development, design, and oversight of construction;
Meet with Facilities Management teams to conduct reviews of proposed work to be done on campus; Meet with clients to determine the scope of new projects; Develop meeting agendas; Provide meeting notes and regular updates to clients;
Review all plans and specifications for accuracy, completeness of data, and compliance with existing codes, university standards, and requirements;
Analyze and direct construction-related action on behalf of the University and as requested by Facilities Management teams and end-users; conduct site visits to observe work in progress meets University expectations; keep accurate project records and prepare reports as required;
Collaborate with Procurement Department in soliciting professional consultant services for architects, engineers, and contractors; Perform all necessary bidding procedures for campus projects as required by... For full info follow application link.

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

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Job Posting: 3217319

Posted On: Jan 27, 2022

Updated On: Jan 29, 2022