Job no: 238412-AS
Partial Remote, Staff-Full Time
Management/Supervisory, Accounting, Finance,
Purchasing, Architecture, Construction, Planning, Engineering,
Facilities, Skilled Trades, Maintenance, Other, Project
The Division of Facilities Planning and Management (FP&M),
Capital Planning and Development Supervisor, Laboratory Project
Manager is responsible for the administration, planning, and
management of laboratory projects. In addition, this position is
responsible for developing scope/budge documents for the biennial
capital requests and serve as a campus representative with program
leadership during all phases of design and construction of
instructional, research, auxiliary, and other laboratory spaces.
This position will manage multiple projects simultaneously with
project budgets ranging from approximately $200K to $10M and
supervisor project managers for renovation projects. The person in
this role will represent campus needs and interests with other
State Agencies in the design of university facilities, in setting
related guidelines and making operational decisions.
This position works closely wand manages work in collaboration with
other departments including other units within FP&M, UW System
Administration, campus divisions and departments, and
architectural/engineering consultants. The person in this role will
have a high degree of independence.
This position includes the supervisor of 2-5 project managers in
the planning, design, and renovation projects.
The Division of Facilities Planning and Management is committed to
promoting respect and civility in the workplace. Staff serves as
role models by practicing exemplary behavior when working with
customers, fellow staff members, students, and visitors. The
mission of Facilities Planning and Management is `Providing
excellence in facilities and services for our university
community?. The organization is committed to stewardship of
architectural, environmental, archeological and land resources in
support of the academic and strategic objective of the University
List of Duties
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the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience,
status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We
commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching,
research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked
The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by
creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every
background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve
Wisconsin and the world.
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Degree and Area of Specialization:
Bachelor's degree in architecture or engineering.
Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:
A minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible experience in
architectural or engineering design and construction project
Demonstrated experience in the design, renovation and construction
of research and teaching laboratory spaces.
Demonstrated knowledge of laboratory support systems, applicable
codes, and safety protocols.
Demonstrated experience in managing building projects from
inception through construction and close-out.
Demonstrated experience in leading multiple project criterium, good
understanding of utilities and MEP coordination, air/water/thermal
barriers, experience coordination design to work within a campus
setting, experience in many different laboratory types, experience
in the selection of interior building materials and finishes, space
planning, and development of interior details.
Demonstrated experience in developing project and construction cost
Demonstrated experience in leading, motivation and developing staff
into an effective team.
Demonstrated experience supervisor project managers.
License or Certificate:
Registration as a Professional Architect or Professional Engineer
Certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP) is
Knowledge of engineering and construction practices, building
codes, standards, cost estimating, scheduling.
Knowledge and ability in the principles and practice of project
Knowledge and experience in laboratory design.
Understanding and knowledge of current practices in the design of
campus spaces that foster community building and social
Knowledge and experience with construction observation and the
development of punch lists.
Skill in facilities programming, planning, and design.
Understanding of the increasing complexity of academic facilities
in institutions of higher education.
Ability to organize, evaluate and present information effectively
(graphics, construction documents,
written reports, presentations, etc.).
Strong communication and interpersonal skills are essential.
Functional knowledge of standard procedures pertaining to
purchasing, construction practices, administrative
processes/policies, and the ability to quickly understand how these
same procedures work at the University and the State.
Ability to interact, negotiate and problem solve effectively with
faculty, staff, students, contractors, design professionals, campus
community, government officials, and the public.
Ability to organize planning and design processes and
Proficiency in Word, Excel, AutoCAD, and MS Project.
Proficiency in Building Information Modeling (BIM) is
Demonstrates respect through personal behavior, developing positive
working relationships with staff, students, customers, and
An individual at this level performs those duties and
responsibilities expected of a fully competent professional.
Typically, such duties and responsibilities require knowledge and
skills gained only through experience. A fully competent
professional works independently in applying the approaches,
methods, and techniques of his or her profession and is active in
developing or assisting in the development of new approaches to
A713010-FACILITIES PLNG AND MGMT/CPD/CPD
Full Time: 100%
This position requires some work to be performed in-person, onsite,
at a designated campus work location. Some work may be performed
remotely, at an offsite, non-campus work location.
Appointment Type, Duration:
ANNUAL (12 months)
Instructions to Applicants:
To be considered, applications must be submitted online. To apply
for this position you will need to upload a resume and cover
letter. We will also require contact information for three
professional references, one of which must be your current
supervisor. We will not contact your current supervisor without
A criminal background check will be conducted on all
In the event you are required to work in or around animal
facilities, you will be enrolled in the appropriate medical
Please note that successful applicants are responsible for ensuring
their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or
national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a
foreign national authorized to work in the United States without
need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS:
800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE
SR FACIL ARCHITECT(S02BN) or SR FACILITIES ENGR(S04BN)
The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and
Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through
diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability,
you can find information about how to make a request at the
The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total
Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation
structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on
current job postings may change. Job duties and responsibilities
will remain the same. For more information please visit: https://hr.wisc.edu/title-and-total-compensation-study/
Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also
require you and your references to answer questions regarding
sexual violence and sexual harassment.
The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities
of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that
the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis.
Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
The Annual Security and Fire
contains current campus safety and disciplinary
policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and
on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics
for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper
copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police
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