Assistant Technology Construction Manager

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Location: North Wilkesboro, NORTH CAROLINA
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Position Information

Position Title Assistant Technology Construction Manager
Requisition Number 20121078
Type of Employment Full-Time Regular
Number Of Months 12
Months Employed June to May
Number of Hours per Day/Week 8/40
Daily Hours 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Position Summary Information

Summary of Position

SUMMARY OF POSITION
This position is responsible for the overall planning, management, and completion of Technology projects on a wide variety of network services, it includes new construction, and campus renovations projects. Work with the university’s construction department, architects, engineers, Deans, Director’s and end users to insure that design standards are met. Develop project scope of work documents and project plans to insure that critical dates are met and budgets are not exceeded. Effectively communicate with contractors and project team members to track progress, identify roadblocks, monitor design standards and manage the budget, to insure that projects are completed on time and on budget.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Review building floor plans for new construction and renovation projects. Based on input from the construction department, deans, directors, classroom support, and end users prepare a budget that includes cost for inside wiring, outside plant infrastructure, network switching, campus Wi-Fi, card access, security cameras, handicap door actuators, and IP telephony.
  • Prepare project scope of work documents and project plans for complex projects. Critical dates will be jointly agreed upon and tracked with the project plan of the building contractor.
  • Manage multiple site projects simultaneously, ensuring thorough preparation, including resources and parts management.
  • Manage multiple technicians and vendors to facilitate successful and on-time completion of construction and remodeling activities to include, but not limited to, wiring, network cabling, physical security (Door Access and Surveillance Video Cameras), installation and configuration of technology equipment.
  • Track all project budgets and advise the university’s network director and CIO of major budget shortfalls due to change of project scope.
  • Identify, track, monitor, and communicate project related issues, scope changes, variances, and contingencies that may arise during the implementation of the project. Work with project team members to facilitate amicable solutions when roadblocks occur.
  • Oversee OSP cable locating and maintain the campus copper and fiber optic outside plant map. Update as appropriate and provide updates to the university’s physical plant facilities CAD system.
  • Maintain the accuracy of the university’s copper and fiber cable plant inventory system.
  • Other duties as may be required.
Education Requirements

Bachelor’s degree.
Project Management Certification (PMP) or related discipline.
Certified in network cabling installation.

Degree/Major Electronic engineering, telecommunications, computer science or related discipline is required.
Length of Experience

Five years’ experience in networking/telecommunications and network cabling installation is required.

Supervisory Experience Yes
Supervisory Experience Detail

At least, five years of supervisory experience required.

Special Skills or Experience

*Excellent customer service skills. *Excellent interpersonal skills. *Excellent organizational skills. *Excellent professional skills, demeanor, and work ethic *Ability to work well under stress and to meet deadlines. *Ability to multitask and prioritize. *Ability to work without supervision. *Ability to work within and understand the dynamics of a team environment. *Positive attitude towards changing technology. *Ability to work in an international and multi-cultural environment. *Ability to climb stairs. *Ability to walk moderate distances. *Ability to move outside from one area to another in all types of weather conditions. *Requires use of keyboard and mouse for extended periods of time.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Posting Detail Information

Posting Date 05/01/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes


Position Description

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General Purpose of Position

This position is responsible for the overall planning, management, and completion of Technology projects on a wide variety of network services, it includes new construction, and campus renovations projects. Work with the university’s construction department, architects, engineers, Deans, Director’s and end users to insure that design standards are met. Develop project scope of work documents and project plans to insure that critical dates are met and budgets are not exceeded. Effectively communicate with contractors and project team members to track progress, identify roadblocks, monitor design standards and manage the budget, to insure that projects are completed on time and on budget.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Review building floor plans for new construction and renovation projects. Based on input from the construction department, deans, directors, classroom support, and end users prepare a budget that includes cost for inside wiring, outside plant infrastructure, network switching, campus Wi-Fi, card access, security cameras, handicap door actuators, and IP telephony.
  • Prepare project scope of work documents and project plans for complex projects. Critical dates will be jointly agreed upon and tracked with the project plan of the building contractor.
  • Manage multiple site projects simultaneously, ensuring thorough preparation, including resources and parts management.
  • Manage multiple technicians and vendors to facilitate successful and on-time completion of construction and remodeling activities to include, but not limited to, wiring, network cabling, physical security (Door Access and Surveillance Video Cameras), installation and configuration of technology equipment.
  • Track all project budgets and advise the university’s network director and CIO of major budget shortfalls due to change of project scope.
  • Identify, track, monitor, and communicate project related issues, scope changes, variances, and contingencies that may arise during the implementation of the project. Work with project team members to facilitate amicable solutions when roadblocks occur.
  • Oversee OSP cable locating and maintain the campus copper and fiber optic outside plant map. Update as appropriate and provide updates to the university’s physical plant facilities CAD system.
  • Maintain the accuracy of the university’s copper and fiber cable plant inventory system.
  • Other duties as may be required.
Education and Experience

This position requires a Bachelor’s degree and a Project Management Certification (PMP) or related discipline plus 5 years of Network/Telecommunications project management.

Certified in network cabling installation or 5 plus years of related experience.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

Elon University has built a national reputation as the premier student-centered liberal arts university that values strong relationships between students and their faculty and staff mentors. Elon’s 6,700 students prepare to become the ethical leaders the world needs, putting their knowledge into action on campus, in the community and around the globe. Elon is known for academic excellence across the curriculum, and for experiential learning programs in study abroad, undergraduate research, leadership, interfaith dialogue, civic engagement and community service. Elon is ranked the nation’s #1 master’s-level university for study abroad and is a top-producer of Fulbright Student Scholars and Peace Corps volunteers. U.S. News & World Report recognizes Elon more than any other university in the nation for academic programs that “Focus on Student Success.” More than 425 full-time faculty members teach in six academic units: Elon College, the College of Arts and Sciences; the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business; the School of Communications; the School of Education; the School of Health Sciences; and the School of Law. Elon’s four-year graduation rate of 78 percent ranks in the top 10 percent of U.S. private universities. The student-faculty ratio is 12-1, and the average class size is 20. The university’s 636-acre residential campus in the Town of Elon, N.C., is consistently recognized as one of the nation’s finest environments for learning. The Elon Phoenix NCAA Division I athletic program is a member of the Colonial Athletic Association.


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