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Associate Director, Construction Services

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Position Number 37221
Class Title Associate Director, Construction Services
Job Description

The Facilities Planning & Construction (FP&C) department is seeking a qualified Associate Director of Construction Services. The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

Serve as the Senior Project official on major and minor capital construction programs. Provide guidance on the solicitation and selection of Architect, Engineering and construction service related providers;

Review plans and specifications for accuracy, completeness of data, and compliance with existing codes, standards, and regulatory requirements;

Assure accurate and timely constructability review to minimize change orders;

Conduct field inspections of work in progress to protect the University’s investment in facility construction and renovation programs;

Analyze and direct action on behalf of the university relating to construction process, as relating to requests for information, submittals, change orders, etc. Assist in long range planning activities for the physical development of University facilities;

Manage project development, design and oversight of construction activities for major program. Develop project estimates as requested;

Solicit procurement of professional consultant services for contractors to facilitate client needs and accomplish university initiatives;

Oversee the accomplishment of major construction projects and implementation of the Master Plan;

Assure the preparation of complex statements of work; plans and specifications, and solicitation documents and review of the same;

Assure the preparation of request for proposals, invitation for bids, and related formal solicitation documents;

Serves as the contract administrator/project manager on major and minor construction projects accomplished by contract;

Establish job standards for subordinate staff and effectively evaluate direct reports;

Assure the accuracy of all reporting data and timely submission of all internal Board reporting requirements;

Assist in the development of policies, procedures, and standards to assure conformance with design criteria and compatibility with existing features;

Establish job and material standards to be reviewed and approved by management;

Develop metrics to manage department productivity;

Work collaboratively with other department heads and act as a technical advisor for direct reports;

Manage activities and prioritize provided direction to project managers.

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Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization and four years of appropriate experience; or a bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization and six years of appropriate experience.

Additional Minimum Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in architecture, engineering or construction management is preferred.

Able to manage major multi-million construction and renovation programs with limited oversight.

Able to make and/or recommend informed technical and managerial decisions.

Experience with permitting, code compliance and local, state, and federal regulatory requirements.

Technical writing skills sufficient enough to author contracts, specifications, reports, and general office, university or divisional policies and procedures.

Working knowledge of complex and detailed technical contract language.

The successful candidate will possess effective verbal and written communication skills; excellent organization skills and the ability to work collaboratively and professionally with a wide range of internal and external customers.

Excellent computer software skills including MS Word, Excel, AutoCAD, Microsoft Project, etc.

Preference will be granted to candidate who possess an advanced knowledge of industrial construction, community development, and relevant statistical and research methods.

Able to respond to emergency situations in a timely manner.

Special Conditions

Position requires a valid Class E driver’s license (regular license). This position may involve driving to various locations on and off campus to conduct University business.

If you are selected as the final candidate for an employment opportunity here at UCF, both your position and salary will be significantly based upon the information that you have provided in your application for employment. If certain eligibility criteria are met, the department may grant an above base offer. We urge you to please take the time to complete the application in its entirety.

The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

FTE 1.0-Full-Time
Requisition Number 402918
Job Open Date 01/12/2018
Job Close Date 02/08/2018
Open until filled No
Division Admin & Finance
College/Area Not Applicable
Department University Facilities Planning
Annual Salary Negotiable
Type of Appointment Regular
If Visiting A&P, please specify timeframe
Job Category A&P
Work Schedule

Monday – Friday
8:00am – 5:00pm

Work Location Orlando (Main)
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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a master's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and four years of appropriate experience; or a bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and six years of appropriate experience?
    • Yes
    • No

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Doc 1
  4. Other Doc 2
  5. Other Doc 3
  6. Other Doc 4