Associate Director, RE Transactions & Projects

The Real Estate Group is a division of Columbia University Facilities & Operations and is involved in implementing the strategic planning initiatives of the University. Accordingly, the group is responsible for the successful negotiation and execution of a diverse range of real estate transactions and the administration of a complex portfolio of commercial leases spanning all University campuses. 

Reporting to the VP for Real Estate, the Associate Director of Special Projects is responsible for the successful negotiation and execution of a diverse range of real estate transactions involving virtually all components of the University community and campuses. 

This position is responsible for real estate transactions including the purchase, lease, development and management of real estate on behalf of University clients. The incumbent is responsible for a portfolio of real estate projects, which will involve strategic planning; supervision of team-members; management of specific real estate transactions including business negotiations, document drafting and review, formulation and analysis of term sheets and development proposals, selection and management of consultants, analytic support, research, and pro forma planning, budgeting and financial analysis in connection with the University real estate portfolio. The incumbent will work on significant and complex projects related to both academic and health care facilities.  

Bachelor's degree required, preferably in the field of Real Estate, Urban Planning, Business Administration, Public Administration, Law or other related discipline. A minimum of 5-7 years related work experience required.  

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