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SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry Associate Facilities Program Coordinator in Syracuse, New York

Location: Syracuse, NY Category: Professional Posted On: Tue Oct 10 2023 Job Description:

Budget Title: Associate Facilities Program Coordinator

Campus Title: Senior Project Manager

Unit: Facilities Planning, Design, and Construction

Professional Rank and Salary: SL 4 $70,000 - $90,000, DOQ

Location: Syracuse

Description of Duties:

The State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) in Syracuse, NY, invites applications for Senior Project Manager (Associate Facilities Program Coordinator) to join the Facilities Planning, Design and Construction staff. This position will work as a Senior project manager and facilities expert on projects and operations for the ESF Syracuse Campus as well as several remote campuses which will include the following:

  • Represent faculty, students and staff needs in developing and prioritizing renovation work for existing facilities and for new building construction projects.

  • Work with State University Construction Fund (SUCF), Office of General Services (OGS), engineering, architectural and specialty consultants, contractors, applicable state or regulatory agencies to align program and budgets. Ensure that related activities are meeting the goals and objectives of the College.

  • Analyze equipment needs, suggesting possible alternatives consistent with the requirements of the academic program, technical performance of equipment and market costs.

  • Develop specifications and cost estimates for new equipment.

  • Be familiar with NYS Building Codes, environmental regulations and construction of college facilities.

  • Maintain liaison with campus purchasing office and outside vendors to follow NYS purchasing guidelines and insure equipment availability and delivery schedules.

  • Represent and present budgets successfully. Create schedules with all relevant events and understand their relationships.

  • Complete required field investigations and document program needs, construction inspections, present and explain project budgets, project administration, payments and schedules.

  • Interact with key stakeholders to explain project schedule and scope.

  • Project Manager's concentrated efforts are on minimizing the negative impacts of construction on the operation of the campus, are able to plan and anticipate potential problems and work toward prevention while and maintaining communication with all stakeholders.

  • Attends job meetings reviews documents, produces meeting minutes, and confirms accuracy of minutes of project meetings.

  • This position will require strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Occasional travel to college properties as needed.

    Job Requirements:

Required Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's Degree in related field

  • Seven years' experience in capital project design and construction management, construction industry, construction supervision, architecture, engineering or related field.

  • Experience in reading and following construction drawings and specifications;

  • Familiarity with computer aided design and drafting.

  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Project, Excel, Outlook and Teams.

  • Must possess and maintain a valid Driver's License for New York State.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with building systems, envelopes, mechanical and construction;

  • Experience with budget estimating and project scheduling skills (including related software);

  • Specification writing experience;

  • Experience with AutoCAD 2017 (or higher) and/or REVIT software proficiency;

  • Specific training, certifications or working knowledge of NYS Building; Codes, National Electrical Code and other NFPA standards;

  • LEED accreditation, training, or experience; and Building energy modeling experience.

  • WELL accreditation, training, or experience.

  • Experience working with SUNY and SUCF

  • Experience issuing contracts and/or Purchase Requisitions for New York State procurement.

    Additional Information:

In accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act" institutions of higher education are required to prepare an annual report containing information on campus security policies and campus statistics. This report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on-campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by SUNY-ESF; and on property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning sexual assault, and other matters. You can obtain a printed copy of this report by contacting SUNY-ESF University Police at 315-470-6667 or by accessing the following web site: https://www.esf.edu/safety/annual-security-reports.php

Additional Information: Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

SUNY ESF is a Smoke and Tobacco Free campus and is dedicated to providing a healthy and safe environment for the entire campus. For more information you can visit our Tobacco and Smoke Free Policy at https://www.esf.edu/employees/policies/policy-smoking.php

SUNY-ESF is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.