Working under the direction of the Associate Vice President (AVP), the Director of Major Projects is accountable for performing the managerial and supervisory duties related to a portion of the planning, design and construction of related major projects including Housing, Infrastructure, Sustainability and others as assigned, at the Storrs campus undertaken by University Planning, Design and Construction (UPDC) in support of the University’s Capital Program. This position will provide leadership and technical expertise in a team-oriented environment for the Major Projects team and as needed to support the mission and vision to provide the built environment to the University that enables the transformative learning experience. The primary focus of this position is to manage the scope, schedule and budget through planning, design and construction, commissioning, and close out of University capital projects at the Storrs campus and regional campuses as assigned. The Director is responsible for all aspects of the assigned portfolio from the beginning of planning and concept design through construction and project closeout and, as a member of the UPDC management team, is responsible for all aspects of staffing for the assigned portfolio including staff appointments, terminations, promotions, evaluations and training of direct reports. He/she will also act on behalf of the AVP in his/her absence as directed. The assigned portfolio to this primary steward includes, but is not limited to, housing, academic, athletics, and utility upgrades including, but not limited to, energy, steam, condensate, electrical, data, security, water, and fire systems.