Project Review Manager (Sign On Bonus)

UMB   Baltimore, MD   Full-time     Project Management
Posted on September 8, 2022
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University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is currently seeking a Project Review Manager to join the Department of Facilities Management. 

The selected candidate for this position is eligible for a sign-on bonus totaling of $12,000. Half of the bonus is payable within the first 30 days of hire and the remaining half is payable after successful completion of a probationary period of 12 months. The sign on bonus is eligible only to candidates new or returning to UMB.

UMB was ranked one of America's Best Large Employers by Forbes Magazine (Feb 2021).


UMB offers a comprehensive benefits package that prioritizes wellness, work/life balance, and professional development. This position participates in a retirement program that must be selected and is effective on your date of hire. Exempt regular staff receive a generous leave package that includes over 4 weeks of vacation accrued each year, paid holidays, personal leave, unlimited accrual of sick time, and comprehensive health insurance; professional learning and development programs; tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any University System of Maryland school; and flexible work schedules and teleworking options (if applicable per job).


UMB employees are strongly encouraged to follow all CDC recommendations related to COVID-19 vaccinations and booster doses. 

Employees whose job duties require them to work in clinical settings or at clinical or field sites continue to be subject to the vaccine requirements of those sites.

For additional information on protocols and exemptions, please visit the COVID-19 website.


  • • Serves as main point of contact and coordinator for design reviews with a wide range of responsibilities.
    • Support all projects by ensuring the review team is carrying out a thorough, efficient, and skilled design review process with reviews.
    • Provide recommendations for the technical direction to designers/engineers and contractors as necessary.
    • Prepare and develop a master schedule for the design reviews.
    • Lead and coordinate the design review process delivery.
    • Establish and communicate clear direction to the design reviewers to ensure all participants understand the goals of a particular review.
    • Coordinate with third party stakeholders.
    • Document and track design review process for all ongoing projects on the Program.
    • Organize, verify, and compile design review comments.
    • Elevate unresolved comments to key team members with recommendations for resolution.
    • Track comment resolution with the design teams and communicate comment resolutions back to the originators.
    • Review and critique inputs from multidisciplinary team, assuring quality, timeliness and appropriate follow thru of process.
    • Adhere to design schedules and review timelines for delivery of work product.
    • Evaluate the Design Review Process on a regular basis and make recommendations for modifications / improvements to the process.
    • Manage team of Reviewers and Senior Reviewers and ensure that work is completed in a timely and efficient manner.
    • Responsible to own and update master specs and design standards for the campus.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Bachelor’s in one of the following options: Architecture, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Structural, or Architectural Engineering
  • Eight (8) years of experience in design and construction of institutional or commercial building projects.
  • Two (2) years of experience managing staff.
  • Registered and licensed with the Maryland Board for professional engineers or architects preferred, if applicable. Project Management Certificate, CMAA Certified Construction Manager (CCM) preferred.
  • Thorough knowledge of position requirements. Thorough knowledge of all applicable requirements, regulations, and laws. Skill in effective use of applicable technology/systems. Ability to effectively communicate both verbal and written thoughts, ideas, and facts. Ability to support a mission and strategic vision. Instructional, training, and teambuilding skills to strengthen and cultivate relationships. Skill in consultation and change management. Ability to demonstrate, understand, apply, and adhere to the UMB Core Values of Respect and Integrity, Well-being and Sustainability, Equity and Justice, and Innovation and Discovery.
Hiring Range: Commensurate with education and experience
UMB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy. For assistance related to employment, please contact the Staffing department at
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