Assistant Director, URMC Medical Projects

Rochester, NY


Maintains responsibility for the management of a subset portfolio of construction projects with direct report to Director of Medical Projects within the Planning and Project Management (PPM) Office. Serves as a representative of the division providing support for a multi-disciplined team providing project management and coordination. Develops reports, set priorities, provides guidance on all aspects of project management. Develops and maintains communications with all clients/users. Assures project design and construction meets needs and expectations of users. Provides leadership within University Facilities and adherence to University policy, procedure and activities crossing facility unit boundaries.


  1. Leads, supervises, directs and assesses the activities and performance of a multi-disciplined team of professional and support personnel engaged in Facilities planning, design and construction management for new construction and renovation healthcare projects for URMC. 30%

  2. Responsibilities will include management of resources required to provide Facilities Planning professional design, engineering and construction management services. With the PPM Director of Medical Projects responsibilities will include: project scheduling and control, and the maintenance of procedures and standards for all areas of design, engineering and construction management. 20%

  3. Manage project portfolio coordination for project logistics/construction activities/concerns. Resolve conflicting restraints, create control reports to identify and investigate significant deviations and report on project status. 20%

  4. Function as PPM’s liaison with University senior administrators, Operations & Maintenance groups, Environmental Health and Safety, Telecommunications and other University agencies to ensure integration of effort to provide needed support to all projects. 10%

  5. Works in conjunction with PPM’s contract administrator in negotiating and initiating contracts with outside architects, mechanical/electrical/civil engineers/technicians, and other vendors relative to Facilities Planning and construction for URMC healthcare programs. 5%

  6. Performs above duties as applicable to all non-construction projects for URMC, in conjunction with the Director of Campus Planning / University Architect, the Master planning, program planning, space allocation and assessment, and Capital budget support. 10%

  7. Other duties as assigned by the PPM Associate Director, Medical Projects. 5%


Bachelor’s degree in engineering, facilities planning, architecture or similar discipline and 5 years of management experience of a large educational or medical facility; or an equivalent combination.

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All applicants must apply online.

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Pay Range

Pay Range: $ 95,300 - $143,000 Annually

The referenced pay range represents the minimum and maximum compensation for this job. Individual annual salaries/hourly rates will be set within the job’s compensation range, and will be determined by considering factors including, but not limited to, market data, education, experience, qualifications, expertise of the individual, and internal equity considerations.

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Full/Part Time: Full-Time