Campus Planning Project Manager

Tufts University
Department of Campus & Capital Renewal Planning

The Operations Division serves four Tufts University campuses: the Medford/Somerville campus, the Boston Health Sciences campus, the Boston School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts and the Grafton Veterinary campus together encompassing 170 buildings and 5.1 million gross square feet.  This division comprises not only Campus and Capital Renewal Planning, but also includes peers in Capital Programs, Facilities and Engineering Services, Dining, Auxiliary Services, Public Safety, Real Estate, and related services.  Together, these functions are responsible for the efficient, cost effective and safe operations of our university as well as the maintenance and management of our university assets to support our research and educational mission, vision and values.

Campus & Capital Renewal Planning strategically links planned renovations and expansion of University physical resources with academic, research, and clinic priorities and community life.  We collaborate across the University to develop integrated, innovative, and feasible near- and long-planning solutions.  The Planning department strives to use our physical resources to advance strategic goals for the University including Tufts’ goal to decarbonize the institution by 2050.

Campus Planning Project Manager role will support capital renewal planning and project development efforts across the University’s diverse portfolio of buildings, infrastructure and open spaces.  Key responsibilities include oversight of planning studies including Facilities Condition Assessments (FCAs), analysis and upkeep of capital renewal data to aid in decision making, tracking of Tufts Facilities Condition Index (FCI) across three campuses, and development of capital renewal projects including scope, budget, schedule and cashflow projections.  This position will report to the Capital Renewal Program Manager and will work in close collaboration with architects and planners in the Department of Campus & Capital Renewal Planning as well as with Operations colleagues in Capital Projects, Facilities, Engineering, and Procurement.



Basic Requirements:

  • Knowledge and experience typically acquired through a completion of Bachelor's or equivalent experience in a related field with at least 3-5 years with project management in the field of facilities management, engineering, architecture or campus planning
  • Ability to work independently in a detail-oriented environment, manage multiple relationships, advance multiple assignments simultaneously to meet deadlines and to work effectively as a member of a project team.
  • A broad understanding of building construction, building systems (envelope, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire alarms) and site utilities is required.  Ability to read and understand construction drawings.
  • High attention to detail and organization.
  • Ability to communicate ideas clearly, both verbally, graphically and in writing.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook), and database entry, management and analytics tools (i.e. PowerBI, Tableau).
  • Experience with project management tools (i.e. PMWeb, Microsoft Project), and Autodesk products (Revit & CAD) preferred.
  • Demonstrates ability to work with a diverse workforce and population and to respect and value differences. 
  • An ability and commitment to work effectively in a culturally diverse and inclusive environment.

An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.

Equal Opportunity Employer – minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity.