Senior Project Manager, Construction Management

George Washington University
September 25, 2023
Offerd Salary:$25
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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Job Description Summary:

The Senior Project Manager, Construction Management position is part of the Construction Management and Campus Planning team within the Division of Facilities Planning, Construction, and Management at the George Washington University. Facilities Planning, Construction, and Management is comprised of several units that operate and maintain university facilities, including but not limited to providing quality support services for the physical environment of the university, campus planning activities, construction projects, campus development projects, and oversight on building related regulatory matters. For more information, please go to our webpage:

The Construction Management and Campus Planning department is searching for a Senior Project Manager to lead a development team that includes but is not limited to, external consultants, such as architects and engineers, and internal partners, such as, the design review team, the campus planning team, and end users. The Senior Project Manager reports to the Assistant Vice President, Construction Management and Campus Planning.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Serves as a business manager and project point of contact for the University on real estate development projects at various locations.
  • Manages campus development projects, to include, base buildings, large scale renovation projects of various sizes, and feasibility studies. Typically leads a portfolio of projects with a total value over $25 million, with complex strategic and regulatory issues.
  • Assists the Assistant Vice President, Construction Management and Campus Planning. in developing team policies, procedures, methodologies, and project financial reporting/tracking tools.
  • Operates with substantial latitude in dealing with University and third party business partners and customers. Escalates issues to SAVP , Facilities, Planning, Construction, and Management and Assistant Vice President, Construction Management and Campus Planning..
  • Develops, reviews, and manages contracts with external vendors/contractors. Ensures that the contract(s) scope and fees are maintained.
  • Develops and manages project budgets and schedules.
  • Researches, evaluates, and analyzes data to support project decisions. Submits project recommendations to management for approval.
  • Mentors others on the Construction Management team.
  • Ensures that all project work is in compliance with established initiatives, including Campus Plan(s), the Historic Preservation Plan, and Streetscape Plan.
  • Serves as liaison to various internal University departments.
  • Contributes to the goals of the Facilities Planning, Construction, and Management by sharing knowledge and resources and by coordinating work product with others.
  • Serve on committees and working groups to provide and receive feedback on development and other operational issues.
  • Enhances professional knowledge and skills by attending seminars, workshops, and training sessions.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.
  • Minimum Qualifications:

    Qualified candidates will hold a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization plus 5 years of relevant professional experience, or, a Master's degree or higher in a relevant area of study plus 3 years of relevant professional experience. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

    Additional Required Licenses/Certifications/Posting Specific Minimum Qualifications: Preferred Qualifications:

  • Registered Architect (RA) or Professional Engineer (PE) Preferred
  • PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS We are seeking an individual with the following characteristics:

  • Commitment to GW's values
  • Intellectual, professional and a person of integrity
  • Honest, with the highest ethical standards
  • Passionate, collaborative, strategic, and smart with a hands-on, roll-up- the-sleeves orientation
  • Ability to work independently. Self-starter; hard worker. Takes initiative; very high energy
  • Personally accountable. Assumes ownership, control and accountability for all areas of responsibility and commitments made to others
  • Sincere, open, and direct communicator. Puts organizational interests above self- interests and is comfortable expressing candid opinions
  • Highest levels of responsiveness
  • Combination of strong intellect that is combined with a practical and realistic common sense understanding of how to get things done
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative, a strong desire to succeed and exert the extraordinary effort often required
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high growth, entrepreneurial environment
  • Ability to work with faculty and staff in a respectful way
  • Establish trust and credibility with institutional leadership and across the University
  • Seeks “win-win” solutions to help foster continued integration and collaboration
  • Flexible and receptive to change
  • A positive “can-do” attitude
  • Must be responsive to after-hours calls from associates and other colleagues
  • Typical Hiring Range Commensurate with Experience.


    Campus Location: Foggy Bottom, Washington, D.C.

    College/School/Department: Operations Family Safety and Facilities Sub-Family Construction and Development Management Stream Individual Contributor Level Level 3 Full-Time/Part-Time: Full time -> FTE 1.00 Hours Per Week: 40 Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:30pm Will this job require the employee to work on site? Yes Employee Onsite Status Hybrid Telework: Yes Required Background Check: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search Special Instructions to Applicants:

    Employer will not sponsor for employment Visa status

    Internal Applicants Only? No Posting Number: S012327 Job Open Date: 08/25/2023 Job Close Date: If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until:

    Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire. EEO Statement:

    The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

    Posting Specific Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Are you currently employed with The George Washington University?
  • No
  • Yes
  • If you are a current staff or research employee at The George Washington University, have you successfully completed your Introductory Employment Period (IEP)? Employees in their IEP are not eligible to apply for other internal university staff and research positions until the IEP is complete.
  • Yes
  • No
  • Not Applicable
  • What is your expected salary range?
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Do you have a Registered Architect (RA) or Professional Engineer (PE) certification?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Documents needed to Apply

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Optional Documents

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