A&E Services Senior Project Manager/Architect/Engineer/Designer

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Work type: Non-Classified/Professional
Location: Boise, ID
Categories: Engineering and Architect, Hybrid

About Us:

Boise State University, powered by creativity and innovation, stands uniquely positioned in the Northwest as a metropolitan research university of distinction. Learn more about Boise State and the City of Boise at https://www.boisestate.edu/about/

Boise State University is building an inclusive community of faculty and staff whose unique skills, cultural contributions, work history, and perspectives create a rich and rewarding academic experience for our students. Research demonstrates that people thrive when they feel welcome, respected, and inspired. We seek applicants who are committed to helping us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. Applications from members of historically marginalized groups, including women, BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color), those with disabilities, members of the LGBTQ+ community, those who have served in the military, and members of other underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged.

Job Summary/Basic Function:

Under the general direction of the Associate/Deputy Director and working closely with the University Architect to lead and manage all campus design direction, setting the overall design vision for campus, with the student in mind.

Department Overview:

Architectural & Engineering Services is responsible for project management from concept to completion. We work with campus departments to determine a project’s scope, cost and timing. We manage the bid, award and contract process while communicating with all parties involved to keep the project on track, within budget, within scope and on time.

This position has the opportunity of being Hybrid (work from home and the office).

Level Scope:

Spends the majority of time (50% or more) achieving organizational objectives through the coordinated achievements of subordinate staff. Manages experienced professionals who exercise latitude and independence in assignments. Establishes departmental goals and objectives, functions with autonomy. Manages the accountability and stewardship of human, financial, and often physical resources in compliance with departmental and campus wide goals and objectives. Ensures subordinate supervisors and professionals adhere to defined internal controls with a focus on policy and strategy implementation. Manages systems and procedures to protect departmental assets and requires practical knowledge in leading and managing the execution of processes, projects and tactics within one area.

Essential Functions:

60% of the time the A&E Services Projects, Senior Manager must:
● Organize and deliver complete project design concepts with the project team or public forum under the supervision of the University Architect
● Coordinate project design with team members and consultants for conflicts and discrepancies
● Display willingness to make decisions by exhibiting sound and accurate judgment, supporting and explaining reasons for decisions, including appropriate people in decision-making process and making timely decisions
● Delegate assignments to support staff and always be respectful
● Supervise and manage direct reports
● Understand, follow and develop University policies and procedures as related to capital improvements
● Set goals, prioritize and plan work activities for self-management and direct reports, using time efficiently
● Serve as the campus’s subject matter expert for industry changes, evolutions and best design practices, technologies, materials and products
● Lead and/or effectively participate in design charrettes, team design critiques and pin-ups
● Supervise work in progress ensuring high quality, on time and within budget

35% of the time the A&E Services Projects, Senior Manager must:
● Analyzes and documents the development of programmatic requirements and acts as a liaison with internal and external stakeholders.
● Provides oversight of the design process, preparation of bidding documents, the awarding of construction contracts, the preparation of change orders, the progress of construction, and occupancy.
● Administers construction contracts, including the awarding of construction contracts, preparation of change orders, and review of Certificates and Applications for Payment.
● Resolves construction issues on the job site regarding unforeseen conditions, construction issues, and owner proposed changes.
● Develops and provides current, ongoing information to manage project funding, schedules, and scope descriptions for project reporting.
● Represents the University at progress meetings on larger projects, which can be managed by the Division of Public Works (DPW).
● Displays willingness to make decisions by exhibiting sound and accurate judgment, supporting and explaining reasons for decisions, including appropriate people in decision-making process and making timely decisions.
● Leads and/or effectively participates in design charrettes, team design critiques, and pin-ups.
● Familiar with applicable codes and their applications, including but not limited to the International Building Code, National Fire Prevention Association, Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Life/Safety Code.
● Participates in ongoing training specific to the PM role or individual’s area of expertise.
● Supervises work in progress ensuring high quality, on time and within budget
for up to 3 direct reports.

5% of the time the A&E Services Projects, Senior Manager must:
● Complete other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

● Experience in architectural/engineering design and construction practices.
● Knowledge of building codes, land use and zoning laws.
● Experience in building construction inspection and construction cost estimating.
● Skills in the preparation of construction documents using the version of AutoCAD utilized by Architectural & Engineering Services.
● Knowledge of construction contracts and contract law.
● Knowledge of architectural professional practice procedures.
● Skills in appropriate human relations with expertise in communication; excellent customer service/team player.
● Knowledge of supervisory practices
● Knowledge and experience in Division of Public Works (DPW) regulations and procedures.
● Ability to multi-task and adapt to other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent plus 5 years relevant experience including 1 year managerial experience

Preferred Qualifications:

● Professional licensure as a Registered Architect, Interior Designer, or Professional Engineer
● Have 10+ years of experience with 3+ years of project management experience
● Have previous experience working with federal, state, or local government processes
● Experience in architectural/engineering design and construction practices, i.e. change-orders, RFIs, and submittals
● Project Management – organization and coordination to manage projects.
● General knowledge of building codes, land use and zoning laws.
● General knowledge experience in building construction inspection and construction cost estimating.
● General knowledge of architecture, engineering, and construction contracting processes
● Knowledge of architectural and/or engineering professional practice procedures.
● Skills in appropriate human relations with expertise in communication; excellent customer service/team player.
● Ability to multi-task and adapt to other duties as assigned.
Salary and Benefits:

Salary range of $81,702.40 - $88,857.60/per year. Boise State University is committed to offering a benefits package that provides health and financial protection plans as well as resources to promote health and well-being. Our program provides flexibility so you can choose the benefits that are right for you and your family. Learn more about our benefit options at https://www.boisestate.edu/hrs/benefits/.

Required Application Materials:

Please include a cover letter and a resume when applying.

 

 

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