College/Division: Division of Student Affairs and Academic Support
Department: SAAS Housing Facility Management
Advertised Salary Range: 52357 - 74613
Advertised Job Summary:
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
University employees are part of one of the state's most energizing and thriving workplaces and are home to South Carolina's top-ranked University Workplace by Forbes Magazine. The university invests in offering competitive benefits, personal and professional development, and in creating an academic setting that values diversity, equity, and inclusion. This position is full-time and includes a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, paid vacation, 403(b) retirement with employer match, tuition assistance, and much more. Compensation is dependent upon experience and education. To find out more about our benefits see below:
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, which may be substituted by equivalent combination of certification, training, education, and/or experience.
The University of South Carolina is a globally recognized, high-impact research university committed to a superior student experience and dedicated to innovation in learning, research and community engagement. Founded in 1801, the university offers more than 300 degree programs and is a top-tier Carnegie Foundation research institution. More than 50,000 students are enrolled at one of 20 locations throughout the state, including the research campus in Columbia. With 60 nationally ranked academic programs including top-ranked programs in international business, the nation's best honors college and distinguished programs in engineering, law, medicine, public health and the arts, the university is helping to build healthier, more educated communities in South Carolina and around the world.