Capital Projects Manager

at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine, United States

Job Description

Capital Projects Manager

Posting Number S00871JP Department Facilities Management Administration Job Summary

Under limited supervision, provide project management for large and/or complex construction projects. Guide processes through judgment and depth of experience balancing College priorities for the best overall outcome. Responsible from project initiation through completion of construction and occupancy. Point of contact for stakeholders on campus and representative for the college when working with designers, consultants, vendors, contractors, and local and state officials. Ensure the performance of contractors and consultants, negotiate change orders, monitor project schedules, manage construction administration and project close-out process.

Education/Skills Requirements

· A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management or an equivalent combination of related education and field experience.

· Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize effectively.

· Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with diverse constituencies and excellent oral and written communication skills.


· Experience in construction management or construction supervision on a college campus.

· Experience with sustainable building practices

· Experience with project management software

Experience Requirements and/or Equivalents

Minimum of three years experience in project management. A minimum of five years of experience in the design of buildings or the construction industry. Working knowledge of federal, state, and local building codes, regulatory requirements and maintenance standards required. Experience in creating, monitoring, and analyzing budgets required. Experience in project estimating and contracts. Experience in construction project organization, estimating, scheduling, contracting, and documentation.

Standard Work Days and Hours

Generally works first shift hours (8:00 a.m.-4:30 pm) but may be required to divert from this as incidents or work demands require. “On call” via home and cellular telephone during all hours not present at work.

About Bowdoin

Bowdoin embraces diversity in all forms, and the College is home to talented students, faculty and staff-with a variety of racial, ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds; religious beliefs; and gender identities, among other factors.

We encourage applications from candidates committed to the support of an inclusive campus community and those who will enrich and contribute to the College’s multifaceted diversity. We value a community in which individuals of all backgrounds are warmly welcomed and encouraged to succeed.

Founded in 1794, Bowdoin has maintained its commitment to the liberal arts for well over 200 years. Bowdoin’s reputation as a preeminent liberal arts college rests on the excellence of its faculty, students, and staff; intimate size; strong sense of community; and connections to the people, history, and natural beauty of Maine.

Bowdoin’s campus is situated in a beautiful natural setting. Located in Brunswick, Maine, a town of approximately 20,000, the College is a short drive from the Maine coast, twenty-five miles from Portland and 120 miles from Boston.

Shift Employment Category Full Time Year Round FTE 1.00 Benefits Eligible Yes Pay Type Salaried Background Check Package Requirements Administrative Staff + Credit Is driving a vehicle (e.g. Bowdoin vehicle or off road vehicle, rental car, personal car) an essential function of this job? No Is a pre-placement physical required for this position? No Posting Date 09/08/2021 Applications Accepted Until Open Until Filled Yes Type of Posting Internal/External Special Instructions to Applicants EEO Information

Bowdoin College complies with applicable provisions of federal and state laws that prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment, admission, or access to its educational or extracurricular programs, activities, or facilities based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry and national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, marital status, place of birth, genetic predisposition, veteran status, or against qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities on the basis of disability, or any other legally protected statuses.

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Job Posting: JC192261233

Posted On: Sep 12, 2021

Updated On: Oct 20, 2021