July 15, 2022 / Job Postings

Job Posting: Assistant Director, Design and Construction Services

The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) seeks an innovative, dynamic Facilities Project Management Professional to serve as its Assistant Director of Design and Construction, reporting to the Director of Design and Construction in the Office of Facilities Management.

The successful candidate will assist in leading a Professional Project Management Staff that currently manages 35 –50 active design and construction projects with average annual expenditures of $70 Million per year over the past ten years. Supports the University’s academic enterprise by designing and constructing an award winning, safe, and sustainable campus currently containing 76 buildings with over 4 million SF on a 512-acre campus. Provides proactive project management that represents industry leading practices and surpasses customer expectations with minimum disruption to the campus. Create and sustain an environment that maximizes the contribution of each team member.

At UMBC, a vibrant 14,000-student doctoral university with very high research activity (R1)the selected candidate will join an innovative and diverse leadership team working at an institution named by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the best academic workplaces to work for over a decade. For more information on UMBC visit: http://umbc.edu/

Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management, or related field from an accredited institution. An advanced degree is desired. Requires at least eight years experience of increasing complexity and responsibility in architecture; mechanical, electrical, structural, or civil engineering; or construction management. Three years’ experience in project management and/or professional staff supervision positions desired. Comprehensive experience, preferably within a university setting, with the construction and renovation of a broad range of building types, with a variety of mechanical and electrical systems, and with various construction delivery methods a plus. Requires exceptional problem-solving ability and a demonstrated ability to function as part of a collegial, high-performing team. Must be computer literate and able to analyze, interpret and prepare complex construction documents and contracts and technical and financial reports. Professional Licensure as an Engineer, Architect, or Certification as a Professional Project Manager (PMP) or Certified Construction Manager (CCM) desired.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Position is full-time and includes a generous University benefits package. Note: Position will require a background check.

Applications will be reviewed when received and accepted until the position is filled.

Apply for this staff position at:  https://listings.umbc.edu/cw/en-us/job/493652/assistant-director-design-and-construction-revised-extended