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Project Manager

Apply now Job no: 507610
Position Type: Staff
Location: Boston Main Campus
Categories: Facilities

About Northeastern:

Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

Northeastern’s comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.


About the Opportunity:



The Project Manager is the key liaison between the University, consultants and contractors. The Project Manager will oversee procurement of services, project administration, determining of scope, administering contracts, resolving of conflicts and in the assurance of the work being completed on time and on budget of contract. In either a leadership and/or management capacity, the Project Manager may be involved in any or all of the following: contract scope definitions, contract negotiations, contract administration, payment process, change order control, cost control, schedule control and quality control. Develop and prioritize programs/projects according to relevant measurement criteria. Direct the forecast and adjustment of resources to ensure projects and programs are delivered as promised. Partner with Director of Work Management to develop metrics that provide meaningful data to validate expected outcomes and develop recommendations to provide corrective action. The Project Manager performs primary responsibilities personally or through administrative and technical assistants, and other project personnel.



Bachelor's degree (B. S.) from four-year college or university; and a minimum of ten (10) to fifteen (15) years related experience in construction, architecture, and/or project management. Qualifications: | Possess the ability to work independently in difficult and complex tasks; | Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills the ability to clearly articulate and communicate to diverse groups including faculty, academic administration, management and others; | Must possess ability to organize and prioritize workload, be pro-active in identifying project needs/requirements. | Strong, documented skills in the areas of organization, problem-solving and personal interactions; | Self-motivated with sound decision-making skills.  This position may have supervisory responsibilities as defined by the project scope, including administrative staff, assistant project managers, and other personnel.

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Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff.  Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion. 

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other  characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University’s commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see



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