Director of Project Management - Saint Mary's College-California in Moraga California

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Saint Mary's College-California

Moraga, California

United States


Detailed Job Description

Founded in 1863, Saint Mary's is a residential campus nestled 20 miles east of San Francisco in the picturesque Moraga Valley. Based in the Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions, Saint Mary's currently enrolls more than 4,000 students from diverse backgrounds in undergraduate and graduate programs. The De La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College. 

As a comprehensive and independent institution, Saint Mary’s offers undergraduate and graduate programs integrating liberal and professional education. Saint Mary’s reputation for excellence, innovation and responsiveness in education stems from its vibrant heritage as a Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts institution. An outstanding, committed faculty and staff that value shared inquiry, integrative learning and student interaction bring these traditions to life in the 21st century. The College is committed to the educational benefits of diversity.


The incumbent is responsible to facilitate the implementation of facility projects, including major and minor facility projects at the College. The Director will provide support to the department in the areas of project planning and project management.  The role of the Director is to plan, execute, and finalize projects according to strict deadlines and within an allocated budget. This includes acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of team members and third-party contractors or consultants in order to deliver projects according to a plan. The Director of Project Management reports to the Vice President for Finance.  The position will work closely with, and be supported by, the Facilities Services Department and be responsible for related duties and responsibilities as listed below:

1. Project Planning:
Assist in the development and implementation of the College’s annual capital budget and campus master plan update. 

The development of cost estimates and project budgets as well as the monitoring of project budgets for major and minor projects.

Selection, assignment, monitoring, and evaluation of internal and contract project managers for major and minor projects.

2. Project Management and Oversight:
Oversight, including contract management, of architects, engineers, cost estimators, general contractors, and other consultants assigned to each major and minor project.

Coordination of all stages of major and minor facility projects including feasibility, programming, design, estimating, budgeting, entitlement, bidding, contracting, construction, and commissioning stages.

Coordination of the contracting for architects, engineers, cost estimators, general contractors, and other consultants assigned to each major and minor project.

3. External Relations:

Working in conjunction with the Director of Community and Governmental Relations, act as a liaison between the campus community, neighbors, government officials, and contractors assigned to major and minor projects.

4. Administrative:
Assist the Vice President for Finance in the provision of staff support to the Buildings and Grounds Committee of the Board of Trustees.

Special Projects/Other:

May work on special projects for the campus and perform other duties as assigned by the Vice President for Finance.

Experience and Qualifications:

REQUIRED:  Bachelors degree in business administration, logistics, engineering, or related field, or equivalent training and experience.
PREFERRED: Master's Degree in related area, PMP certification.

Experience:  10+ years of experience in areas related to project management, construction, economic development, urban planning, budget development & management, planning and implementation, contract administration, supervisory experience related to in-house and contractor personnel.

Skills/Abilities: Strong interpersonal, oral & written communiucation, organization, scheduling, planning, supervision, high integrity & trust, credibility, customer focus, action oriented, can deal with ambiguity, conflict management, decision-making and problem-solving, strong listening, hiring & staffing, delegation, high level of business accumen, managing & measuring, negotiating, political savvy, perseverance, priority setting, presentation skills, process & time management, drive for results. 

Licenses and Certifications: PREFERRED- PMP
Other Requriements: Weekend and evening work, some periodic travel locally and beyond campus borders. 

Salary Information

Depends on Qualifications


 Please apply on-line at 1) Include a cover letter that specifically addresses how you meet the qualifications and are prepared to support the mission of the College2) A resume 3) The name and contact information for three (3) professional references.  Candidates who become finalists will be expected to sign a consent authorizing a broader inquiry which may include reference checks, a motor vehicle check, and a third party background check.Saint Mary's is an equal employment opportunity employer. We support inclusive excellence and are committed to creating a safe and welcoming community for all.

Keyword Phrases

  • Director of Project Management
  • Catholic, Lasallian, liberal arts college
  • De La Salle Christian Brothers
  • committed to the educational benefits of diversity
  • Program Administrators and Coordinators
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter