Design and Construction Project Manager (Grant Funded)

Job Details

Position Information

Position Information

Position Title
Project Manager, Design & Construction

Working Title
Design and Construction Project Manager (Grant Funded)

600310-Facilities - Director

Pay Rate



Position Number


Special Instructions to Applicants:

Special Instructions:

This is a grant-funded position for the Humphrey Building Remodel Project with a term of 20 months and ending August 2025.

This is a full-time benefits-eligible position. Benefits include competitive salary; health, dental, vision, life insurance, AD & D, long-term disability; 3 weeks paid vacation per year; 3 weeks of accrued sick leave per year; 13 paid holidays; retirement; and generous education assistance for an employee, spouse and dependent children taking classes at UCM .

Completed UCM online application for employment required.

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

A review will begin immediately and continue until filled.

NOTE : A background check is required for the selected candidate of this position and any job offer is contingent on the results of this check.

The University of Central Missouri is an Equal Opportunity Employer and specifically invites applications from women, minorities, veteran status, and people with disabilities.

Working hours:

Monday-Friday 7:30 am -4:30 pm
Occasional night and weekends

Bargaining Unit

Work Location
Warrensburg Campus

Posting Date

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

Position Purpose

1. Manage all aspects of design, construction, and renovation projects on University property including the management of architectural/engineering design, planning, program development, bidding, contract administration, and construction of all externally contracted design and construction projects as well as those performed in-house from project initiation through design, contract award through the completion of the warranty period (Cradle to Grave).
2. Consistent coordination and/or monitoring of outside architectural and engineering design consultants, construction management firms, and contractors on assigned projects as well as in-house designers, draftsperson(s), clerical and other assigned support staff.

Education & Formal Training
Bachelor's degree (Specify field(s) of study below), Education/Experience substitution (specify)

Other Education & Formal Training

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management or related field. Education may be substituted for experience or experience may be substituted for education.

Note that equivalencies are based on the following: AA = 2 years experience; BA/BS = 4 years experience; MA/MS = 6 years experience; PhD = 8 years experience.

Computer Skills
Word-Processing, Spreadsheet, Presentation, Other - AutoCAD, Critical Path scheduling software, RS Means estimating software.


1. Three (3) years’ experience in management of planning processes, to include: collaborative activity with user groups; interface with architects/engineers in planning and construction management; coordination with internal and external construction personnel; land planning and development; and, general oversight of budgetary activities related to construction.

2 Experience with Computer Assisted Design.

Other Experience

Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal Requirements of Position:
Criminal History check, Driver's license, Missouri license required

Other Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal Requirements

Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge:
Attention to detail, Budget-related skills, Communication skills, including oral, written, and/or nonverbal, Knowledge of a University environment preferred, Human Relations/Interpersonal skills, Leadership skills: organization/meeting facilitation/project leadership, Physical abilities: mobility/strength/dexterity/balance/coordination/endurance, Supervisory skills, including motivation, delegation of duties, evaluation, etc, Management and/or administration skills, Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and meet deadlines, Maintain confidentiality

Other Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge
  • Maintain and develop relationships to reinforce a commitment to excellent customer service across the board: including co-workers, clients, subcontractors, vendors and the design community.
  • Promote positive subcontractor relations by dealing professionally and fairly with all subcontractors and vendors and continually instilling this philosophy in the project team at all times.
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communications skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and time management skills. .
  • Use and continually develop leadership skills.
Specify sensory abilities:

Physical & Environmental Factors:
Excessive standing and/or walking, Exposure to extreme temperatures, Exposure to fumes and/or chemicals, Exposure to heights, Exposure to loud noises

Other Physical & Environmental Factors

Lifting weight

Special Working Conditions:
Travel required, Irregular work hours, Professional appearance, Work in stressful conditions

Other Special Working Conditions

This is a grant-funded position for the Humphrey Building Remodel Project with a term of 20 months and ending August 2025.

Ability to Keyboard

Special Qualifications:

Other Special Qualifications

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * International students on an F1or J1 Visa are not eligible for this position due to Visa regulations. Are you a UCM student on an F1 or J1 Visa?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you understand that the university requires a background check for this position and that any job offer made to the selected candidate is contingent upon the results of this check?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Will you now or in the future require employer sponsorship to acquire or maintain U.S. work authorization?
    • Yes
    • No
Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents


University of Central Missouri

The University of Central Missouri is an innovative school that offers a high-quality education while remaining one of the most affordable universities in the country.

The University of Central Missouri believes its responsibility is to enrich each student’s perspective through a cumulative experience that starts with academic rigor and integrates applied learning and servant-leadership opportunities. Our model of continuous learning allows each student to find and fulfill his or her own sense of purpose. By engaging students with multiple sources of learning and creating a dynamic environment that encourages individuals to find their passions and reach beyond themselves, UCM prepares students by giving them knowledge and experiences that broaden and deepen their education so they may flourish in a world of accelerated change.

The University of Central Missouri has two campus locations, a site office at Whiteman Air Force Base and an online presence. Both UCM campuses are centrally located in Missouri, which means you're close to just about everything.

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