Manager- Design & Construction Project

Job Description

Manager, Days, Design & Construction Project

UC Health is hiring a Full-Time Manager for the Design & Construction Project Department at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center.

Under the general direction of the Division Director, the Design & Construction Project Manager will be responsible for the management of capital projects and renovations including large and complex multi-million-dollar projects. This position will contribute to the development and organization of project management processes and procedures to support the activities of the Design & Construction department.

As the Manager of the Design & Construction Project Department, you will have the chance to work closely with your colleagues, provide direction and support, and foster a team-oriented environment. In addition, you will be able to take advantage of our Total Rewards program which rises above other healthcare providers in our area.

Our Total Reward options include:
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Employee Paid Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • 401K
  • Generous PTO accruals
  • Tuition Reimbursement Opportunities
  • Community Discounts

About The University of Cincinnati Medical Center

As part of the Main Campus of UC Health, Greater Cincinnati's academic health system, The University of Cincinnati Medical Center has served Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky for nearly 200 years. Each year, hundreds of thousands of patients receive care from our world-renowned clinicians and care team. Our experts utilize the most advanced medical knowledge and technology available, providing a level of specialty and subspecialty medical care that is not available anywhere else in Greater Cincinnati.

UC Medical Center is also home to medical breakthroughs- our physician experts conduct basic, translational and clinical research, leading to new therapies and care protocols, and connecting patients to the latest and most advanced treatments. UC Medical Center houses Greater Cincinnati's only Level I adult trauma center, which includes the right mix of specialist and medical resources available at a moment's notice for a wide variety of the most complex medical conditions and injuries.


  • Oversees the daily operations of new construction and renovation projects.
  • Works closely with and supervises architects, engineers, and contractors.
  • Makes frequent on-site visits.
  • Maintains current knowledge of all applicable regulations and codes for healthcare design and construction projects.
  • Issues RFPs, obtains bids, awards contracts, and participates in the development of contract documents.
  • Reviews planning contract documents prepared by outside consultants to ensure compatibility with project requirements and UC Health standards Prepares written and graphic presentations.
  • Prepares initial budget, establishes, tracks, and monitors expenditures throughout the course of each project.
  • Maintains all project records, including job costs, change orders, and project close-out.
  • Approves requisitions from contractors and consultants.
  • Assists the Division Director of Design & Construction in short and long-range planning of construction projects and renovation of existing facilities Coordinates the scheduling of different components within each project.
  • Establishes and maintains productive relationships with a full range of personnel that reflect a strong commitment to customer service including Local and State officials on assigned projects.
  • Communicates with key stakeholders prior to and during renovation and construction to involve them from design through completion of the project.
  • Manages and coordinates planning and feasibility studies including preparing scope and program information, coordinating work of interdepartmental groups, and working with all levels of UC Health.


Minimum Required: Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management, Architecture, Engineering, or related field.

Registered Professional Engineer, Architect, or relevant Master's Degree is preferred.

Minimum Required: 3 to 5 years of equivalent experience.

Preferred: 6 to 10 years of equivalent experience.

Previous Healthcare experience is highly preferred.

About UC Health

UC Health is an integrated academic health system serving Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. In partnership with the University of Cincinnati, UC Health combines clinical expertise and compassion with research and teaching-a combination that provides patients with options for even the most complex situations. Members of UC Health include: UC Medical Center, West Chester Hospital, Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care, Bridgeway Pointe Assisted Living, University of Cincinnati Physicians and UC Health Ambulatory Services (with more than 900 board-certified clinicians and surgeons), Lindner Center of HOPE and several specialized institutes including: UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute and the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center. Many UC Health locations have received national recognition for outstanding quality and patient satisfaction. Learn more at

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