poster image

Explore Careers

Carret icon

Senior Capital Project Manager

Apply now Back to search results Job Number: 493860
Type: Full-time
Campus: Mount Carmel - Hamden, CT
Categories: Staff

Overview: Quinnipiac University invites applications for a Senior Capital Project Manager to be responsible for the complete project management life cycle of construction and engineering projects on campus from remodels to new construction. In this role, you will be responsible for managing all facets of project management: integration, scope, cost, quality, procurement, communications, risk management and stakeholder management on all projects varying in size from small to large and complex. You will define the scope of a project, gather estimates, meet with contractors, schedule work, and oversee completion for safe, on-time, on-budget results.
About Quinnipiac: Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls 7,000 full-time undergraduate and 3,000 graduate and part-time students in 100 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing and College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac consistently ranks among the top regional universities in the North in U.S. News & World Report's America's "Best Colleges" issue. Quinnipiac also is recognized in Princeton Review's "The Best 380 Colleges." Quinnipiac has been named a "Great College to Work For" as determined by a comprehensive industry survey. For more information, please visit An education at Quinnipiac embodies the University's commitment to preparing graduates for 21st century careers and citizenship, creating an inclusive, excellence-driven community, nurturing and positively impacting internal, local and global communities and fostering lifelong connections and success. The University believes in educating a diverse student body to become valued and contributing members of their communities through vital and purposeful educational programs. Students engage with real-world issues through practice and considering different perspectives. The University's innovative curriculum further prepares undergraduate and graduate students to understand their roles and responsibilities as members of the Quinnipiac community as well as the larger national and global communities.
Responsibilities: • Provides the necessary leadership and responsible for managing large and complex capital improvement projects
• Defines project scope, prepares project estimates and schedules
• Collaborates with engineers, architects, other consultants, and user groups to determine specifications of the project
• Works closely with internal and external cross functional teams, contractors, and suppliers, to achieve desired result
• Facilitates the collection of project requirements, objective and expectations and clearly communicates the information to the project teams and campus community
• Accountable for project controls: project cost estimating, planning/scheduling, project benchmarking, effective cost control/forecasting, effective project progress control, contracting/procurement-plans, cash flow management, and financial status of the project
• Monitors the progress of the project and recommends adjustments as necessary to ensure the successful completion of the project and provides problem resolution
• Manages all project funds according to budget and established accounting policies and procedures
• Reviews engineering and architectural drawings and specifications to insure they meet the University’s standards and are in compliance with building and other governing regulations
• Participates in and facilitates project meetings. Prepares progress reports and provides them on a consistent basis to Director and stakeholders
• Manages project documentation of all capital projects and monitor the status of project permits and inspections to ensure that they are completed and properly recorded
• Address and manage critical issues impacting project quality and safety
• Ensures database is maintained and updated with accurate information. Able to generate requested reports
• Manage the closeout process from Substantial Completion through training, furnishing, certification of systems, commissioning, and financial closeout of contracts. Maintains contact with clients subsequent to project closeout to provide any warranty review and troubleshooting
• Performs other related duties as assigned
Education Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Experience may substitute for some of the above qualifications
  • 5-7 years of experience
  • Proven and demonstrated project management skills in overseeing construction and renovation projects in a diverse college community preferred
  • Ability to establish priorities, demonstrate discipline and independent judgement
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to establish priorities, demonstrate discipline and independent judgement
  • Understands complex mechanical and electrical systems
  • Ability to read and understand all components of construction drawings and specifications, as well as submittals, shop drawings, and any other related material
  • Knowledge of estimating, budgeting, and scheduling practices
  • Should have general knowledge of building commissioning and Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification process
  • Cost management experience
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal, ability to interact and communicate effectively with department leaders and external vendors and contractors
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), and Microsoft Projects or other project management software
  • Licensed in construction trades or certified in construction project management
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations and a commitment to diversity and inclusion
Special Instructions to Applicants:


Applications must be submitted electronically and include a resume, cover letter addressing how your experience supports the requirements of this position and Quinnipiac's commitment to diversity and inclusion, and contact information for three references on the application form.

Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity and inclusion throughout the University community and welcomes candidates who enhance that diversity.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package for full-time faculty and staff which includes tuition remission and a culture that is inclusive and driven by excellence.

Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Advertised: Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close:

Back to search results Apply now Refer a friend

Share this:

| More

Already Applied?

Complete your application, submit your application, or view the status of an application.


Refine Search