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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Senior Project Manager, Special Projects in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Senior Project Manager, Special Projects

  • Job Number: 22045

  • Functional Area: Construction Project Management

  • Department: Dof Campus Construction

  • School Area: Department of Facilities

  • Employment Type: Full-time (Hybrid)

  • Employment Category: Exempt

  • Visa Sponsorship Available: No

  • Schedule: M-F

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SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER, SPECIAL PROJECTS, Facilities,-Campus Construction-Project Management, to serve as an important resource for project management best practices. Will provide leadership and advice to all project managers and coordinators on the team to ensure budget and deliverable schedules are met; and manage a complex portfolio of multiple, highly-complex, mid- to large-size projects with typical project scope from $20,000,000 to $40,000,000+.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: bachelor’s degree in architecture, engineering, or construction management; seven years’ project management experience in an active, urban campus environment within occupied buildings; experience providing guidance/advice to project managers/coordinators; excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to give effective presentations and prepare written documents; excellent negotiation, organizational, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills; experience with project scheduling and Microsoft Office applications; progressive experience managing multiple, highly complex mid- to large-size design and construction projects simultaneously and meeting budget and deliverable schedules; experience managing project scope ranges from $20,000,000 to $40,000,000+; and full understanding of relevant Massachusetts’ building codes and regulations. Must be able to exercise judgment and independent evaluation, selection, and adaptation/modification of standard project management approaches; prepare budgets, schedules, and logistical graphic descriptions on how projects will be implemented; persuade, influence, negotiate, and form alliances with a variety of peers and clients; work independently on, take ownership of, and follow through on assignments; resolve complex issues and recognize when to escalate issues before they are critical; interact effectively with other groups; and manage multiple design, construction, and consulting services for renovation and new construction of classrooms/labs/offices/residences and targeted systems such as building envelope, elevators, fire protection, electrical and HVAC systems. PREFERRED: LEED accreditation. Job #22045-11MIT will conduct a background check (including checking criminal records) for finalists.11/2/22