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Facilities Project Manager (I/II)

Auburn University
Alabama, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jan 27, 2023

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Planning Design and Construction SC

Division Name

Assoc Vice President Facilities

Position Title

Facilities Project Manager (I/II)

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Part-time FTE

Limited Term


Limited Term Length

Job Summary

The Facilities Project Manager provides construction management support and oversight of project scopes, budgets, contracts, design, bidding, construction compliance with codes and contracts, and day-to-day operational and tactical aspects associated with various projects and facilities.

Essential Functions
  • Coordinates and directs projects, making detailed plans to accomplish goals and directing the integration of technical activities.
  • Reviews, and implements project budgets, bids, contracts, and schedules.
  • Manages construction progress including ensuring that procedures and materials comply with specifications; observing work in progress; and performing physical inspections to assure timeliness, conformance with requirements, and acceptable workmanship.
  • Performs administrative functions such as reviewing and writing reports, approving expenditures, enforcing rules, and making decisions about the purchase of materials or services.
  • Manages the services of architects, engineers, and contractors.
  • Coordinates with project team to continually monitor cost and time management, keeping current summaries of actual and projected expenditures, and apportioning the budget to the appropriate project components.
  • Develops and implement policies, standards, and procedures for the engineering and technical work performed on the various projects and facilities.
  • Identifies problems and deficiencies in design and implementation and recommends and/or implements solutions with appropriate persons or groups.
  • May be responsible for meeting and maintaining training and certification requirements as outlined by the applicable department’s training and credentialing requirements.
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Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

Level I Bachelor’s Degree in Building Science, Architecture, Engineering, or related field appropriate to position with no years experience.

Level II Bachelor’s Degree in Building Science, Architecture, Engineering, or related field appropriate to position plus 4 years experience in construction project administration.

Substitutions allowed for Experience:
When a candidate has the required education, but lacks the required experience, they may normally apply additional appropriate education toward the experience requirement, at a rate of one (1) year relevant education per year of required experience.

Certification or Licensure Requirements:

Valid Driver’s License

Minimum Skills, License, and Certifications

Minimum Skills and Abilities

Level I: Under immediate supervision, performs standard tasks using established methods, principles, concepts and procedures related to a specialized field. Judgments are made on routine matters of relatively small impact. Knows fundamental concepts, practices and procedures of particular field of specialization.

Level II: Under close supervision, performs varied duties and assignments involving some judgment. Resolves routine questions or problems, referring only complex issues to higher level. Some evaluation, originality and ingenuity required. Knows and applies fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures of particular field of specialization, with awareness of related fields.

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Minimum License and Certifications

Valid Driver’s License

Desired Qualifications

Desired Qualifications


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EEO Statement

Auburn University is committed to an inclusive and diverse campus environment. Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Special Instructions to Applicants
  • Only completed applications will be considered, so please provide all requested information in each section. This should include all employment history and required application documents.
  • If required, be sure to attach cover letter and resume.
  • Please include a copy of any required or relevant certifications/licenses in the “Other Documents” section.
  • Please answer all supplemental questions completely and accurately.
  • Reference providers should be individuals who can attest to your qualifications for a position. Examples include supervisors, coworkers, and professors. Personal References will not be accepted.
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  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional DocumentsSupplemental Questions

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  1. * Please select how you first became aware of this opportunity. Your response helps us determine how we can more effectively reach our candidates.
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  2. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited institution in Building Science, Architecture, Engineering, or related field?
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  3. * Do you have a minimum of two (2) years' experience in construction project administration OR a degree from an accredited institution to use in lieu of experience?
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