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Associate Director - Project Support Group, CCR

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title: Associate Director - Project Support Group, CCR
Faculty Rank: Lecturer
Role Title: Professional Faculty
Posting Number: AP0180040
About Virginia Tech:

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Director of Capital Construction and Renovations (CCR), the Associate Director- Project Support Group, CCR (AD-PSG) directly supervises a pool of Capital Project Inspectors (CPIs). The incumbent fulfills the role of acting Director of CCR in his/her absence. Additional roles and responsibilities include providing technical support through cost estimate validation for Architecture/Engineering and professional services contracts, construction contracts, and changes orders; scheduling and schedule validation for design and construction projects; construction quality control/quality assurance. Additionally, this position is intended to be well versed (high expertise) in Commonwealth of Virginia Department of General Services Bureau of Capital Outlay Management (BCOM) processes and procedures and to provide liaison services with BCOM as required.

Required Qualifications:

- Advanced Degree in Engineering, Architecture, or related field or training and education equivalent to an advanced degree.
- Management experience with responsibility for a major building construction program including supervision and management of professional staff.
- Established record of progressively responsible work experience and excellence in areas of leadership, staff development, management and organizational development.
- Experience in procurement and implementation of multiple construction delivery methods such as Design-Bid-Build, Construction Management @ Risk, Design-Build, etc.
- Experience with Quality Assurance/Quality Control management.
- Experience with design and construction cost estimation, scheduling/scheduling analysis
- Working knowledge of engineering and building construction practices and procedures with skills and knowledge of building systems and the ability to read and interpret plans and specifications.
- Must possess exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to interact and communicate effectively with diverse groups of people.
- Current proficient skills with computer applications, such as Microsoft Project, enterprise database, etc.
- Must have valid drivers’ license.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) or Registered Architect (RA).
- Capital construction and facilities management experience in a public sector and/or higher education work environment.
- Design/construction negotiations and contract administration experience.
- Computer aided design, building information modeling software
- Working knowledge of the Commonwealth of Virginia Construction and Professional Services Manual and Commonwealth of Virginia Public Procurement Act.

Employment Conditions: Must have an acceptable and safe driving record, Must have a driver's license check, Other (Describe Below)
Must have a conviction check: Yes
Describe Other:

- Though work hours are typically Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., may be required to work additional hours or modified schedule to meet needs of the department.
- May be required to travel to Virginia Tech properties or meetings off campus which may require overnight stays.
- As situation dictates must wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
- This position meets the criteria for issuance of a mobile communication device (such as radio, cell-phone, I-pad, I-pod, pager, etc.). Devices issued are the responsibility of the employee and are to be returned in satisfactory condition upon separation of employment. Devices are to be used according to supervisor instruction and according to relevant policies.

Employment Comments:
How to Apply for this Job:

For a full description of the position and requirements, and to apply, please go to, posting AP0180040. Attach a resume, cover letter, and list of three professional references to the online faculty application. Review of applications will begin on February 28, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

Employee Category: Administrative and Professional Faculty
Appointment Type: Restricted
If restricted or temporary, enter end date: Dependent on funding continuation
FLSA Status: Exempt: Not eligible for overtime
Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Track
Academic Year or Calendar Year: Calendar Year
Percent Employment: Full-time
If part time, enter Percent Time:
Pay Range: Commensurate with Experience
Location: Blacksburg
Department: FS - Capital Construction and Ren-Adm
Location, if not Blacksburg:
Location Zip Code: 24061
Work Schedule: M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Job Posting Date: 02/07/2018
Review Begin Date: 02/28/2018
Job Close Date:
Restricted to university employees only? No
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement:

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran status; or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees, or applicants; or any other basis protected by law.

For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the executive director for Equity and Access at 540-231-2010 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation please contact the hiring department.

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