The Director of Design is responsible for overseeing design elements of all Battery Park City Authority capital projects as well as monitoring, reviewing and approving design elements of properties within Battery Park City which are constructed by others but over which the Authority retains review and approval authority. The position is responsible for coordinating with other property owners and regulatory entities on related projects adjacent to the Battery Park City borders. This position reports to the Vice President of Real Property.
The Director of Design also performs project management and construction administration services, at the direction of the Vice President of Real Property, for design-sensitive capital projects. Responsibilities include project concept and scope development, cost estimating, capital budgeting, procurement oversight, contract, schedule and budget management, oversight of design and construction work, change order/contract amendment administration, contractor payments and project closeout. The Director of Design presents regular project updates at weekly department and Authority project status meetings.