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Job Summary

The Facilities and Operations Department has an immediate opening for a Construction Project Manager Intermediate.  This is a great opportunity for someone with critical thinking and problem solving skills to work in a fast paced work environment. The qualified candidate is someone who exercises independent judgment and strives for exemplary customer service. This is an essential position in Facilities & Operations.


Job Function/Duties:



Construction Coordination

Design Coordination

Code Compliance

Customer Interaction

Departmental Support

Field Supervision

Contractor Interaction

Required Qualifications*

Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Demonstrated ability to successfully manage construction projects and coordinate construction activities.

Demonstrated ability to read and understand working construction drawings, specifications and contracts.

Demonstrated knowledge of construction cost estimating.

Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, Project as evidenced by examples beyond entry level skills.

Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills as evidenced by clear written and oral presentations, resulting in messages being clearly conveyed and understood.


     -Demonstrated customer service competencies as evidenced by the ability to

      focus on the needs of others resulting in being recognized as a provider of choice.

     -Demonstrated ability to be a positive influence on the work team as evidenced by an

      approachable, positive attitude resulting in increased collaboration and support of

      group initiatives.

     -Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills as evidenced by clear

      written procedures and/or oral presentations resulting in messages being understood

      by constituents.

     -Demonstrated problem solving, critical thinking skills as evidenced by tactfully asking

      questions to understand rationale behind procedures and policies resulting in decisions

      are correctly aligned with organizational strategy.

Desired Qualifications*

Experience using Project Management software

Working knowledge of building construction codes and life-safety codes.

Knowledge of University policies and procedures.

CAD experience, and the ability to create simple CAD documents and modify existing CAD


Construction project management in a higher education setting preferred.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.