Project Manager-Fac Ops Dev at The Ohio State University

Project Manager-Fac Ops Dev at The Ohio State University

Job Type
Posting Date
January 20, 2020
Location of Position

Columbus, OH

Company Summary

The Ohio State University College of Dentistry seeks a Program Director for Clinical Health and Safety. This position provides governance of the organization's environmental, health and safety requirements, leading compliance with local, state and federal regulations.

Organization: The Ohio State University College of Dentistry is the fourth largest public dental school in the United States and it is the only public dental school in Ohio. The college is divided into ten divisions with all major ADA-recognized dental specialties represented. The College has approximately 600 students in its undergraduate and graduate programs.

The Ohio State University is proud to be a premier employer that provides an exceptional total rewards package including medical, dental, vision and many other “hidden” benefits. Our competitive benefits package is offered to all eligible faculty and staff in order to attract, develop and retain top performers eager to share their talent, time and success. Our benefits support your health and financial goals and include not only health insurance, but also generous state retirement, tuition assistance for our employees and their dependents, wellness initiatives, and much more. Please visit for detailed information. Be your best at The Ohio State University!

Duties and Responsibilities

Position Overview

The Wexner Medical Center Project Manager in Facilities Design and Construction is responsible for capital building projects, renovations, mechanical/electrical and other projects as assigned.

Specific duties include but are not limited to:

  • Facilitates and guides project development.
  • Manages, supervises, directs and coordinates new construction and renovation projects through the entire project life cycle, including but not limited to budget/estimating, scheduling, planning/design, bidding, construction and closeout phases. 
  • Coordinates necessary interruption of services with FOD Operations, hospital utilities, energy partners, etc.
  • Collaborate with epidemiology, hospital safety, compliance and operations. 
  • Acts as University representative included, but not limited to, architects, engineers, construction managers and contractors to accomplish the project within the established schedule and budget and within the customer’s expectations.
  • Prepares and develops cost estimates, schedules and scopes of work for new construction and renovation projects as assigned for customer/stakeholder approval.
  • Reviews and negotiates fee proposals of consultants and coordinates activities of architects, consultants and contractors.   
  • Manages projects that are mid-range in size and complexity (approximate budgets +/- $20 million, and delivers projects following rules set forth in the Ohio Revised Code 153, Ohio Administrative Code 153, Building Design Standards, and university policies.
  • Maintains documentation of all assigned projects in the electronic project file and project management system.
  • Participates and may lead departmental staff, design and construction coordination meetings. Participates in continuing education, internal workshops and training sessions.

Hours and days may vary due to project needs. Maybe required for 24-hour emergency call. Potential travel to sites outside the Columbus Campus may be required for this position. Will require successful completion of a criminal background check and health screening.

Position Requirements

Desired Experience includes:

  • Knowledge of applicable codes and regulatory requirements such as OSHA, OBC, NFPA, JCAHO, ADA, HIPAA.
  • Experience with CADD, Revit, BIM, or other computer drafting programs.
  • Understanding of the LEED rating system.
  • Experience within a medical center/health care facility, academic, and/or infrastructure projects; public sector and/or university experience.
  • Experience Licensed Architect or Engineer a plus.
Required Experience

REQUIRED Qualifications

  • A bachelor’s degree, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • 3-8 years of experience managing design and construction projects, facilities management or planning.
  • Familiarity with state and local building codes.
  • Knowledge of building systems, design, and construction techniques.
  • Understanding of negotiating contracts and/or fee proposals.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills including demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with a broad range of customers and management levels.
  • Proven organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Working knowledge and practical application and experience in word processing, spreadsheet, planning and data base software use.
  • Valid driver’s license

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You Need To Know

Aside from the unparalleled benefits of working for The Ohio State University and working in the diverse, smart, safe, fun and growing city of Columbus, Ohio, this opportunity will provide exceptional rewards that arise from working for a land grant institution where you will truly feel the impact of your work. Learn more here:

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.