The Director of Construction & Renovations is responsible for the coordination and management of Capital Projects for the Division of Student Affairs including overall monitoring of contract administration and the planning, design, bidding, construction, and close out phases of project performance. Acts as the Student Affairs client representative. This position has been designated as essential personnel during inclement/hazardous weather and other emergencies.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities: 1. Work with Executive Leadership, Campus Partners, and other Housing Directors to accomplish the goals, objectives, policies and strategic plans established. 2. Monitor all key indicators of site performance on a weekly basis and take proactive corrective action as needed to achieve budgeted performance. Examples of key indicators and milestones include, but are not limited to: occupancy, open renewals, delinquency, work orders, preventative maintenance schedules, upcoming inspections, FPOCs/Tours/Closing ratios and volumes, etc. 3. Direct the day-to-day operations of the Construction and Renovation Directorate, including finance, budgeting, human resources, marketing, contract negotiation, legal and compliance. 4. Lead, develop and supervise employees 5. Carry out all company and site quality standards 6. Be punctual and prepared for meetings and assignments 7. Bring new ideas, processes, tools and management to make University of South Carolina Housing better – leverage your experience!
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 Requirements - Master’s degree in engineering or engineering related field and 7 years related experience, or bachelor’s degree in engineering or engineering related field and 9 years related experience.
Preferred Qualifications - Master’s degree in engineering, an engineering related field, or architecture from an accredited college or university and seven years of demonstrated project management experience, including considerable experience with design and construction and management of major construction projects, and certification/registration as a professional engineer or architect in South Carolina within six months of hiring; or a bachelor’s degree in engineering, an engineering related field, or architecture from an accredited college or university and nine years of demonstrated project management experience including considerable experience with design and construction and management of major construction projects, and certification/registration as a professional engineer or architect in South Carolina within six months of hiring.
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.