Director of Construction and Property Services

Roman Catholic Diocese of Savannah
Employment Type
Full Time
Savannah, GA
Posted Date

Hours Per Week:  40 (Full-time)

SUMMARY:  The Director of Construction and Property Services serves as the liaison to pastors, architects, general contractors, construction managers, and owners’ representatives in the planning and construction of diocesan capital projects.  The Director is responsible for overseeing and coordinating multiple projects ranging in size and complexity and occurring simultaneously, each with its own budget timeline, client contact and funding source.  Working as a consultant with the parish/school building committee, the Director will manage all work related to project construction, including planning, budgeting, coordination and scheduling from early planning through project closeout and occupancy.  The Director participates and advises in selecting design and engineering professionals and general contractors/construction management firms for all capital projects.

Candidates must be Catholic, in full communion with the Church, and should meet the following qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture and/or Engineering and/or Construction Management;
  • 10+ years of experience managing multiple design and construction projects;
  • Extensive knowledge of contract administration, budget oversight and managing deadlines;
  • Ability to interact effectively in a broad range of situations;
  • Ability to manage multiple projects with changing deadlines;
  • Superb analytical and negotiating skills;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; 
  • Ability to build trust in working relationships with a variety of constituents.

This position requires extensive travel and the ability to work weekends as necessary.