University of Rochester Project Manager in Rochester, New York


Full Time 40 hours Grade 056 Planning & Project Management




General Purpose:

Assists in the implementation of approved and funded projects consisting of new buildings, alterations and renovations throughout the University, including River Campus, Medical Center, South Campus, Eastman School of Music and Mt Hope Campus. Manages all phases of project, from design through direct occupancy. Assures compliance with University standards and contract documents.

Specific Responsibilities:

Under the general direction and with considerable latitude for self-directed action:

Maintains responsibility for the detail planning, coordination and outcome of construction projects.

Works with Planning and Project Management representatives and clients to translate funded program into reality. This may include engaging professional architectural/engineering support. Continues to maintain client involvement throughout the project, seeking client understanding and approval of all changes.

Develops construction documents and, in concert with the Planning and Project Management, challenges functional (Architectural, Electrical, Mechanical) assumptions and goals, and has responsibility to monitor efforts bearing on successful completion.

Arranges appropriate (30%, 60%, 90%) review of all project documents with client, Planning and Project Management representatives and Maintenance and Operation personnel. Ensures compliance with University standards for design and construction.

Determines best method of construction to achieve highest quality product from available resources. Constantly assesses value of engineering services received. Manages project budget.

Solicits and schedules bids for project. Receives bids, awards contracts, monitors cost and approves payments for services received. Responsible for close-out of project and final acceptance.

Selects or retains Field Inspectors to assist with projects.

Organizes and chairs project field meetings, providing minutes to all appropriate parties. Ensures completion and maintenance of all project records and documents.

Prepares punch lists and assures contractor compliance.

Is responsible for acquisition and distribution of all Maintenance and Operation Manuals and As-Built drawings

Responsible for providing all warranty information to Work Management Division at completion of project, and for scheduling and implementing project warranty review after six month and eleven month period with O&M; personnel and client representatives. Ensures corrections are completed where necessary.


Bachelor's Degree in Architecture, Civil Engineering or related discipline, and 6 years related field experience in building construction, with a working knowledge of building mechanical and electrical systems; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Job Title: Project Manager

Location: Central Administration

Job ID: 208165

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Full/Part Time: Full-Time