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.
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
-Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills as evidenced by clear
written procedures and/or oral presentations resulting in messages being understood
-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.
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.
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