At Harvey Mudd College we take pride in our commitment to the College’s mission to educate students “so that they may assume leadership in their fields with a clear understanding of the impact of their work on society.” In support of the mission, the environment we create for our students is a priority, including the facilities in which they live and learn. For that reason, we invite applications for the Senior Director of Capital and Renovation Projects from qualified individuals who will be committed to managing construction and renovation projects that serve the College’s mission and priorities. This is a regular full-time, benefits-eligible, position that reports to the Assistant Vice President for Administration and Finance/Treasurer. Starting salary is dependent upon qualifications. Information about HMC’s competitive benefits package is available at www.hmc.edu/hrbenefits.
About Harvey Mudd College:
Located in the heart of Claremont, California, 35 miles east of Los Angeles, Harvey Mudd College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college offering degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. HMC enrolls about 800 students and is a member of The Claremont Colleges, which is comprised of five undergraduate colleges and two graduate institutions. According to students, professors and alumni, what makes Harvey Mudd distinctive is its collaborative, cross-disciplinary nature.
Summary of Job Responsibilities:
The Senior Director of Capital and Renovation Projects (Senior Director) will lead and provide oversight for planning and executing all small and large capital building projects that include new construction, and renovation. The Senior Director is a member of the Facilities and Maintenance Management Team, as well as the Business Affairs Leadership Team, and reports to the Vice President for Administration and Finance/Treasurer. The Senior Director collaborates with key Facilities team members to ensure that project and program goals are met within the prescribed time frames and budgets. Responsibilities are varied and involve supervision, budget planning and management, serving as the primary liaison with the Board of Trustees’ Physical Plant and Campus Planning Committee (PPCPC) and potential and current donors; and managing construction and renovation projects from concept through completion. Construction and renovation management may include selecting professional design staff; coordinating the activities of clients, design professionals (architects, engineers, etc.) contractors, inspectors and others associated with the project; monitoring project progress, cost and quality; resolving problems that arise in the project; working with city, state and federal agencies and officials to ensure compliance and safety; communicating with project stakeholders regarding program, budget, schedule and construction impact; and completing and warranting the project College specifications.
Summary of Qualifications:
Education: Bachelor’s degree in engineering, construction or project management, or a related field.
Experience: A minimum of five years of relevant industry experience in construction and renovation management or building project management (e.g. managing renovation projects, space utilization and new buildings), that includes supervision of staff.
Licenses/Certificates: Valid driver's license and a driving record acceptable to the College's automobile insurance carrier.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: A comprehensive list of requirements is in the job posting at www.hmc.edu/employment and describes requirement related to facilities, communication and collaboration, and management and analytical skills.
Preferred Qualifications: 10 years of relevant industry experience in building project or construction and renovation management. Experience managing renovation projects in an occupied building environment. Experience as the lead in capital project management (as the owner’s representative or internal/campus project manager) for an institution of higher education. Experience working in a college setting or other setting with a shared governance environment. Experience working with environmental and sustainability principles, best practices, and laws/regulations, including Leadership in the Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System.
Application Procedures: Please visit www.hmc.edu/employment to view a complete job description for this position and obtain information about how to submit an application.
Deadline to apply: Open until filled.
Harvey Mudd College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will be given consideration for employment without regard to age, race, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran’s status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.
The Claremont Colleges, a consortium of five undergraduate liberal arts colleges, two graduate institutions, and Claremont University Consortium, which provides shared institutional support services, is reminiscent of the Oxford-Cambridge model. The undergraduate colleges include Pomona College, Scripps College, Claremont McKenna College, Harvey Mudd College, and Pitzer College. The two graduate institutions include Claremont Graduate University and Keck Graduate Institute.