The Johns Hopkins Facilities and Real Estate Design & Construction Department (D&C) is responsible for management of the design, construction and occupancy for all new construction, renovation, and capital renewal projects on the historic JHU Homewood campus, Mount Washington campus, JH at Eastern, JH at Keswick, Washington DC campus, Montgomery County Campus, Bayview campus and for all university schools and divisions, except the Bloomberg School of Public Health, School of Medicine, and Applied Physics Lab.
The Department also provides tenant fit-out services for the Johns Hopkins enterprise that, in addition to the above, includes the Bloomberg School of Public Health, School of Medicine, Applied Physics Lab, and Johns Hopkins Health System (Bayview, Community Physicians, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Howard County General, etc.).
The Department collaborates with a broad constituency of Hopkins Deans, Department Chairs, Trustees, Faculty, Researchers, Senior Administrators, and Directors as well as outside architects, engineers, and constructors to ensure that project management processes support the completion of projects on time and within budget.
Introduction / Organizational Relationships:
The university is initiating a major capital program including several major capital projects in Baltimore.
Under general supervision of the Senior Program Director, the Associate Program Director is responsible for:
Weekly, monthly and quarterly reporting required for internal and external audiences; reporting will be budget and schedule based and will provide baseline comparisons for duration of program.
Management of the consultant contract providing Owner’s Representative Program and Project Management (ORPM) Services for the program, includes quarterly staffing review to provide expected service quality and deliverables, associated fee projection and cost allocation across the program and projects.
Coordinates with JHFRE internal staff (contracts, scheduling, financial management, engineering, etc.) and supporting consultants (such as internal audit) to provide necessary program execution assistance and controls.
Development and management of program based cost accounting including internal and external resources and consultants.
Management of project based cost reporting including project cashflows and projections to develop project and program reporting including comparisons to budget.
Collaborates with Development and Alumni Relations, Office of Planning & Budget and Treasury for project reporting and projections.
Collaborates with JHFRE Capital Planner to prepare update documents for senior leadership and trustee review.
Collaborates with Divisional Business Officers to coordinate project cost reporting and cashflows.
Manages ORPM staff to develop standard processes and procedures for the program.
Manages ORPM staff to develop design standards for the program.
Coordinates program reporting related to HopkinsLocal and Washington DC CBE program.
Reports to: Senior Program Director.
Supervises: Project Specialist, Budget Analyst.
Essential Job Functions:
Along with Senior Program Director, responsible for building and maintaining a high quality, service oriented, professional design and construction department with an engaged staff performing at their highest level in a workplace environment where they feel empowered, respected, trusted and valued.
Coordinates and recommends activities associated with project assignments, evaluations, and disciplinary actions for assigned personnel.
Assists Senior Program Director with formulating and implementing policy, recommending changes, establishing objectives, goals and KPIs.
Assists with training and professional development opportunities for staff.
Provides superior customer service to internal and external D&C customers by understanding the programmatic needs of customers and translating them into completed projects in a timely manner.
Provides inclusive planning and review approach with JHU operations, maintenance, management, and service peers to deliver projects that are appropriate for their function, easy to maintain, durable, energy efficient, integrated with existing systems, and aligned with the strategic mission.
Works cohesively with all units of Facilities and Real Estate to support the overall mission of the organization.
Fosters collaborative relationships.
Represents the university to external constituencies including architects, engineers, constructors, regulatory agencies, etc. on a variety of issues related to program and project development.
Directs and participates in the development of project schedules, and monitors progress to ensure timely completion of projects.
Directs and participates in the analysis and definition of project budgets and plans, both long- and short-term. Monitors project development to ensure budget and schedule compliance.
Monitors project development to ensure effective fiscal controls and reporting are in place and incorporates appropriate risk management practices related to renovation and construction projects.
Education / Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Architecture, Engineering, or other design related discipline preferred.
Ten to 15 years related experience with a proven track record of providing excellent customer service to internal and external clientele.
A strong background in program development, oversight and business analytics.
Provides leadership of assigned staff and associated project portfolio; coordinates with clients and JHFRE leadership regarding project scope and budget requirements.
Responsible for budget and schedule management for major capital program.
Provides recommendations to the Senior Program Director regarding personnel issues including, but not limited to, hiring, firing, mentoring, coaching, goal setting, and disciplining.
Conducts performance reviews for assigned staff.
With the Senior Program Director, develops functional area leadership by identifying skills gaps, ensuring the availability of appropriate training, providing coaching and guidance, empowering employees to enhance their performance potential.
Exchanges routine and non-routine information to staff, vendors, and internal and external clients using tact and persuasion as appropriate requiring good oral and written communication skills.
Communicates with Hopkins constituents so they are informed of project planning and progress.
Clearly communicates and reinforces performance expectations and job responsibilities to assigned staff.
Advocates a position and negotiates or compromises as necessary. •Uses verbal and written communication to establish a culture of collaboration, consensus-based problem solving, and positive diplomacy.
Ability to remain stationary for extended periods of time.
Ability to operate a computer and/or other office equipment on a frequent basis.
Must frequently communicate with others and exchange accurate information.
Ability to move about the office and campus.
Work requires travelling to multiple, off site, locations.
This description is a general statement of required major duties and responsibilities performed on a regular and continuous basis. It does not exclude other duties as assigned.
Classified Title: Assistant Director, Design & Construction Working Title: Associate Program Director Role/Level/Range: L/04/LF Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F 7.5 hours per day Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 45-MD:JH at Keswick Department name: 10001606-Design & Construction Personnel area: University Administration
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