Columbia University is seeking an experienced Director of Programs to join its Planning & Capital Project Management group. The Director of Programs will be required to work closely with the organization’s senior staff as well as numerous institutional stakeholders. The Director will have oversight for select assigned portions of the University’s diverse internal client and capital project portfolio, managing and supervising a staff of up to six (6) internal project managers, as well as consultants and contractors to plan, develop, and implement capital projects of varying size and complexity, from inception through construction and closeout, adhering to and consistent with institutional policies and goals. Oversee the development and implementation of projects within an assigned portfolio that could range in size from $50,000 up to $250MM+, from inception to completion, and supervise adherence to budget, schedule, and quality control for all assigned capital projects.
An undergraduate degree in a relevant field is required. Must have a minimum of ten (10) years’ experience in the management of multiple complex construction projects, ideally including multiple years managing capital projects in New York City (vacant and occupied) buildings.