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Project Coordinator, Campus Management (Facility Space Planning)

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This position is contingent on conditional funding and does not qualify for conversion under the AUPE Collective Agreement.

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Position Information

Position Title Project Coordinator, Campus Management (Facility Space Planning)
Position Summary
Reporting to the Project Manager, Facilities Space Planning, the Project Coordinator will be assisting with the delivery and implementation of RDP Projects from design through tendering, award, construction, commissioning and project close out. This position will assist with the execution of these projects to ensure coordination is completed as directed by the Project Manager.

The Project Coordinator (PC) will liaise between stakeholders, consultants, and contractor teams, balancing stakeholder needs within project constraints and obtaining maximum cooperation between stakeholders, consultants, and contractors.

The PC will have an opportunity to assist in monitoring contract activities and advise design and construction teams of stakeholder issues and concerns, as well as coordinate third-party inspections, ensures construction teams are adhering to guidelines, tracking cost estimates and schedules against the baseline, participate in value-engineering exercises, and perform contract administration tasks. The PC will also assist with project documentation and reporting as required.

The PC is a member of the Campus Management team, supporting the Project Manager (PM) to ensure projects are delivered within approved scope, budget, time, and quality constraints, in accordance with safe working conditions, and to the satisfaction of stakeholders (internal and external).
Position Responsibilities
Responsibility areas include but are not limited to the following:
  • Procurement & Scheduling
  • Document Management and Control
  • Coordinate/Liaison with RDP Contractors and Stakeholders
  • Project Financial Support
  • Building Base Plans on Auto CAD
  • Reporting and Continuous Improvement
Required Qualifications
  • Two (2) years of post-secondary training, completion of a community college certificate in Engineering, Architectural technologies or equivalent
  • Experience with Project Coordination
  • Experience in developing and managing complex budgets and strategic planning
  • AutoCAD knowledge
  • Knowledge of building/site systems (architectural, electrical, mechanical, site)
  • Functional programming and space planning experience
  • Utility Management experience
  • Ability to work effective in an inter-professional team environment
  • Exceptional organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Outstanding attention to detail and organizational skills
Preferred Qualifications
  • Engineering and/or Architectural experience preferred
Salary or Hourly? Salary
Salary $62,965 - $73,660 annually
Benefits and Compensation Information
An additional 15% of the hourly rate in lieu of vacation, statutory holidays and benefits.

About Red Deer Polytechnic
Focused on advancing the economic and social priorities of Alberta, Red Deer Polytechnic(RDP) provides more than 80 industry-relevant programs within a breadth of credentials to approximately 6,300 credit and apprenticeship students and 3,400+ learners with Continuing Education programming. With modern teaching and learning spaces, and state-of-the-art research and innovation centres in advanced manufacturing and energy innovation, the Polytechnic provides applied research opportunities, leadership in the social, economic, and cultural development of Alberta, and myriad lifelong learning opportunities.

Red Deer Polytechnic’s main campus is located on Treaty 7, Treaty 6 and Métis ancestral lands. This is where we will strive to honour and transform our relationships with one another.

Whatever brings you to Red Deer Polytechnic, we are glad you are here. And we look forward to having you as a valued member of our polytechnic community.
Posting Detail Information

Competition Number 2024-A-018
Employment Type Term-Certain Full-Time
Number of Vacancies 1
Desired Start Date 03/01/2024
Position End Date (if term-certain) 12/20/2024
FTE 1.0
Hours of Work 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday, 35 hours per week
Open Date 02/15/2024
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Note to Applicant
To fulfill Red Deer Polytechnic’s mission to enrich the intellectual, economic, cultural, and social development of Central Alberta, people representing diverse perspectives and experiences are required. We welcome and encourage applications from Indigenous persons, Black and racialized persons, women, persons with disabilities, persons with any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.
Red Deer Polytechnic will provide job applicants with accommodations in accordance with the Alberta Human Rights Code. To request an accommodation, please contact Peopleandculture@rdpolytech.ca. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
Special Instructions to Applicants
This position is contingent on conditional funding and does not qualify for conversion under the AUPE Collective Agreement.

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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents