I. JOB OVERVIEW
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: facilities.gwu.edu
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
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.
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
Registered Architect (RA) or Professional Engineer (PE) Preferred
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-
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
Seeks “win-win” solutions to help foster continued integration and
Flexible and receptive to change
A positive “can-do” attitude
Must be responsive to after-hours calls from associates and other
Typical Hiring Range Commensurate with Experience.
II. JOB DETAILS
Campus Location: Foggy Bottom, Washington, D.C.
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
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.
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?
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.
What is your expected salary range?
(Open Ended Question)
Do you have a Registered Architect (RA) or Professional Engineer (PE) certification?
Documents needed to Apply