The Associate Director for Contract Management is responsible for the management and coordination of the facility contract oversight for Capital Projects, Public Private Partnership and Master Lease arrangements for University Housing.
Supports facility operations through the preparation, negotiation, implementation, and oversight of legally enforceable performance commitments and risk positions, both to the market and from the market.
Develops reports, standard operating procedures, equipment repair videos, blueprint library, and training programs for Housing Facilities personnel
Assesses the effectiveness of the contractor in performance of their contractual obligations
Serves as primary liaison with contractors
Monitors existing contracts for compliance with terms and conditions
Reviews and manages contractual obligations
Provides continual review to ensure all conditions and terms are met
Works with multiple campus partners, internal directorates and contract vendor
Prepares and analyzes reports and documents for upper management review
What is our ideal candidate?
Knowledge of project management principles and methodologies
Ability to assign appropriate work priorities based on organizational goals and situational pressures
Ability to effectively plan and organize work activities
Prioritize plans to meet schedules and deadlines
Conceptualize needed change and initiate appropriate activities to implement change
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Strong attention to detail and organization skills
A responsive, service-oriented attitude with a commitment to our students and their success
Ability to work independently in a collaborative environment
The University of South Carolina offers a valuable benefits package including but not limited to:
Health and Life Insurance
13 Paid Holidays (including an extended December holiday)
Paid Parental Leave
Professional Development Opportunities
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Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in related field and 3 years related experience, or bachelor’s degree in related field and 5 years related experience, or high school diploma and 9 years related experience.
Preferred Qualifications: Master’s Degree and 12 years of demonstrated project management experience with considerable experience with programming, design, and management of projects.
From the Upstate to the Lowcountry, the University of South Carolina system is transforming the lives of South Carolinians through the impact of our eight institutions and 20 locations throughout the state. More than 50,000 students are enrolled at one of eight institutions, including the research campus in Columbia and comprehensive four-year universities in Aiken, Upstate and Beaufort. In addition, our Palmetto College campuses in Salkehatchie, Union, Lancaster and Sumter enable students to earn associate or bachelor’s degrees through a combination of in-person, online or blended learning. All of our system institutions place strong emphasis on service — helping to build healthier, more educated communities in South Carolina and beyond.
University of South Carolina Housing is 150+ staff members invested in students' success and development. We regularly assess and improve our programs to help students get the most out of living on campus. We are committed to creating an enhanced collegiate environment for students, University Housing is committed to providing a sustainable Home inclusive of all people and beliefs.