Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) is the second largest community college in the United States and the largest public educational institution in Virginia. NOVA has more than 71,000 students and 2,600 faculty and staff members. As one of the most internationally diverse colleges in the United States, with a student body consisting of individuals from more than 180 countries, NOVA is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive, and equitable Virginia by fostering excellence in higher education. As an Achieving the Dream âœLeader College,â NOVA is committed to the principles of access, opportunity, student success, and excellence by meeting the educational and training needs of the region and its people with excellent and affordable courses and programs, offered by an inspired and committed diverse faculty and support staff.
With six unique locations throughout our region, each conveniently located within 40 miles of Washington D.C, we have Northern Virginia covered. NOVAâ™s Alexandria Campus is located seven miles from the nationâ™s capital, just across the Potomac River from Washington DC; the Annandale Campus, with its urban feel and suburban appeal, is ranked as the most diverse in Virginia and boasts a thriving Koreatown; the Loudoun Campus is located in a comfortable suburb steeped in colonial history; the Manassas Campus is located next to Manassas Battlefield Park, site of the first major battle of the Civil War; the Woodbridge Campus is home to municipal parks, state parks, and national wildlife refuges; and the Medical Education Campus, located in Springfield, is a uniquely specialized campus that stands apart from what most community colleges can offer, with the area boasting an abundance of hiking and biking trails, and parks with nature and wildlife areas.
NOVA offers an opportunity to make a difference with outstanding career opportunities and competitive total rewards benefits, including a comprehensive health and dental insurance program, generous paid leave, deferred compensation plans, paid parental leave, state employee discounts, and a solid and secure retirement system. NOVA embraces opportunities to create a college community that is a welcoming and inclusive place to learn and work. We do this by fostering a sense of belonging and ensuring equity while maintaining an open, civil, and safe environment for our students, faculty, staff, and guests. In so doing, NOVA fulfills its mission to offer world-class teaching and learning to the Commonwealth of Virginia.
General Description: The Associate Director of Project Management is responsible for overseeing development, planning and execution of the Collegeâ™s physical improvements by managing non-capital projects. The position focuses on translating the Collegeâ™s vision into manageable and prioritized, non-capital projects that are consistent with the long-term Master Plan goals. Duties and Tasks: Assists in ensuring the success of the Department of Facilities Planning by working with the Director to coordinate the development of goals and objectives that are consistent with and supportive of the Departmentâ™s mission and the institutional mission of the College. Work with the Director of Facilities to translate NVCCâ™s vision and institutional direction into manageable, prioritized non-capital projects that are consistent with the long-term Facilities Master Plan and the Facilities Strategic Plan. The Associate Director, Project Management is responsible for the management of non- capital construction projects, including programming, design, construction management and contract administration. The incumbent is charged with managing all non-capital improvement projects from inception to construction completion and turn-over. Directs the Project Management Team in orchestrating the process of planning, designing and construction of infrastructure by employing design consultants and contractors in accordance with State Construction guidelines. The incumbent will manage processes and ensure that all- non-capital projects remain within scope, schedule and budget. The Project Management team includes 8-10 Project Managers, Project Inspectors, Project Coordinator and others staff associated with the execution of non-capital projects. Provide review of project scope definitions, review A/E proposals and ensure coordination with the VCCS Capital Outlay Contract Officer in the procurement of professional and non-professional services contracts. Coordinate with the Associate Director of Operations, to develop long-and short- range plans for Maintenance and Operations projects- includes but not limited to projects related to electrical, plumbing and HVAC. Essential Functions: - Serve as senior staff member within facility department and leading team of 8-10 Project Managers responsible for over 200 non-capital projects. Provide management, leadership and direction to the staff of project managers. - Provide management of project budgets including risk analysis of schedules versus expenditures, and change orders. - Serve as a senior leader in the facilities department. - Manage planning for projects to be assigned as future projects.
Required KSAs: Considerable knowledge of the theory, principles and techniques of the planning and project management process; knowledge of state laws, ordinances and codes pertaining to a wide variety of topics; construction methods and techniques; research and analysis; principles of budgeting ability to organize, prioritize and perform under pressure in both public and internal capacities; computer literacy including working knowledge of typical office software products, computer-aided design systems (AutoCAD, REVIT), project management and estimating software; ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; strong interpersonal skills. and finance. Proven management skills and ability to manage day-to-day operations. Strong written and oral communication skills, including the editing, oversight or preparation of reports, and the presentation of information to leadership and various committees. Strong interpersonal and public relations skills to work effectively with various, staff, and other customers. Strong organizational skills, and problem-solving. Ability to exercise sound and independent judgment within general policy guidelines. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelorâ™s degree in architecture, engineering, or a related field, or a combination of equivalent applicable experience, education, or training. Previous Experience working as a project manager, architect, or related responsibilities. Previous experience supervising/managing employee
Virginia's Community College's educate 240,000 credit students annually and over 170,000 non-credit students at 23 Community Colleges with over 40 campus locations throughout the Commonwealth. Our mission is to provide comprehensive higher education and workforce training programs and services of superior quality. These programs are financially and geographically accessible to meet the individual, business, and community needs of the Commonwealth.