Facilities Project Manager - 74382
Note: Not all unique aspects of the job are covered by this job description
The Graduate School of Education is hiring for their facilities project management team that will focus on the maintenance and upgrades of the current facilities (office moves, renovation projects, creative work facilities solutions) and the planning for new facilities. The team will work together, under the leadership of the Director of Facilities Project Management and the Associate Dean for Administration, to create a customer-focused model of facilities (and related IT) and a streamlined project management plan for projects going forward. In addition to this position, the team consists of the Director, the Facilities and IT Project Coordinator and a part-time Facilities and IT Project Administrator and administrative support for keys and key cards. This team supports the seven physical locations of the GSE and its almost 700 faculty, students and staff.
The Facilities Project Manager (FPM) will be in charge of planning, monitoring and managing GSE facilities and related IT projects from initiation through completion. The FPM will create project plans and proposals for new moves, renovations and construction. This will involve considering work flow of customers, school-wide communication, vendor negotiation and relationships, budgeting and careful planning and execution. This position will work with a high degree of independence, managed by the direction of the Director of Facilities and IT Project Management and in close collaboration with the GSE Facilities and IT Coordinator and Administrator. The FPM will be expected to interact with all levels of staff, faculty, students and outside vendors. The FPM must have a strong customer-service focus, and be familiar with Stanford culture, with experience working with Stanford facilities projects.
The Stanford University Graduate School of Education (GSE) is a top ranked school of education, known for its prestigious faculty, rigorous graduate degree programs, and its impact on the quality of education across the world. The GSE is committed to developing leaders in education research, practice and policy. Our community includes 65 faculty, 400 students, 220 staff, over 8,000 alumni and countless people from the local and global communities we work with and impact. The GSE occupies the School of Education, Barnum, CERAS buildings, as well as locations in Wallenberg, Ventura, Littlefield and the office space at 1705 El Camino Avenue. The work environment is dynamic, deadline-driven, fast-paced, and energetic.
Interested candidates should submit with the online application both a cover letter (outlining why this position is of interest and they feel theyre qualified) and a resume.
Successful candidates will be required to complete a background check prior to working at Stanford University.
Visa sponsorship is not available for this position; all candidates must be eligible to work in the US.
Manage activities of assigned projects from project initiation through completion with limited guidance; coordinate all technical activities on assigned projects. Work is typically comprised of 30% time contribution towards project leadership and 70% as a technical contributor.
* - Other duties may also be assigned
- Create and review project plans and proposals, and work with management to develop project objectives; identify project responsibilities by determining the phases and elements of the project; calculate time frames and sequence the stages of the project.
- Perform project management oversight of small projects or more than one large task within a larger project.
- Oversee, coordinate, and perform technical aspects of project, with guidance, based on type of project manager support required (e.g., engineer, quality, scheduler).
- Review, evaluate, approve, and monitor cost schedule and technical scope baselines.
- Ensure the preparation of required project documentation.
- Contribute to communication plan and change management elements.
Education & Experience:
Bachelor's degree in a related field and two years of relevant experience, or combination of education and relevant experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Polished written and oral communication skills to address a wide variety of audiences.
- Ability to productively contribute to cross-functional teams.
- Depth of knowledge in technical discipline/domain needed to deliver projects.
- Demonstrated project management ability to employ integration, scope time management, cost, quality, human resources, communications, risk, and procurement components.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*: This job will require a lot of walking, moving heavy items and fast-paced activity. Most of the day, this position will be standing and walking around to assess project progress, meet with vendors, develop facilities plans.
- Frequently stand/walk, sit, perform desk based computer tasks and lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 20 pounds.
- Occasionally use a telephone, write by hand, twist/bend/stoop/squat, grasp lightly/fine manipulation and lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 20 pounds.
- Rarely kneel, crawl, climb ladders, reach/work above shoulder, grasp forcefully, carry, push, and pull objects that weigh up to 40 pounds or more.
- Ability to maintain a valid non-commercial California Driver's license.
- Auditory acuity with ability to hear horns and bells.
- Visual acuity with ability to determine colors for finishes.
- Ability to climb scaffolding, ladders, stairs etc.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
- Will work in active laboratories or outdoor environments.
- Will be exposed to extreme hot and cold temperatures, noise > 80dB TWA, allergens/biohazards/chemicals /asbestos, or heavy metals or work on roofs at heights greater than 10 ft.
- May drive vehicle day and night.
- Must wear personal protective equipment as defined/required by job assignments, and dress for clean rooms.
- May work extended hours, evenings and weekends.
Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
- When conducting university business, must comply with the California Vehicle Code and Stanford University driving requirements.
- Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
- Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Job: Project Management
Location: Graduate School of Education
Job Code: 4400