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CSM Project Manager - UMKC Planning, Design, & Construction, 63993

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University of Missouri-Kansas City, Planning, Design, and Construction

Job Description



Key Responsibilities
  • Manage contracted construction projects to assure compliance with Contract Documents, laws, standards, practices, and University objectives and requirements. Maintain project cost and schedule information and continually monitor progress and status as the project design develops.
  • Provide active direction to consultants and stakeholders to align deviations.
  • Ensure coordination of work and communication construction of University new building construction, and/or renovation or remodel of existing University facilities
  • Monitor and manage Architects and Engineers on design and construction projects, approving payments, and assuring deliverables from all parties on each project.
  • Coordination with other campus departments, and non-university companies, as related to construction projects to ensure understanding of scope of work, impact of construction on departments and/or private companies (Utility companies, private businesses, or private homeowners).
  • Conduct reviews of contract documents for accuracy, completeness, coordination of disciplines, conformance to industry standards, campus design standards, and building codes.
  • Interpret, administer, and enforce the construction contract and all associated agreements for professional services.
  • Assume primary manager of the project during the construction phase; ensure projects are completed on schedule, within budget, and in accordance with the requirements of the contract documents.
  • Manage all contract budget expenditures and transactions for University construction projects.
  • Monitor MBE/WBE contract compliance a s it relates to the General Contractor and their Subcontractor/Material Suppliers .
  • Other Duties as Assisgned
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Possesses an in-depth conceptual and practical knowledge in the CSM Operations function and begins to acquire knowledge in other related functions
  • Has knowledge of best practices and concepts in the CSM Operations function and how own area integrates with other functions
  • Strategically executing projects on a campus/within buildings that are occupied and in regular use
  • Creating and maintaining positive relations with all the third party partners (Ex; Maintaining relationships with our third party partners preserves a stable list of partners that UMKC can work with)
  • Creating and maintaining positive relations with internal clients (Ex; Clients may have desires for the scope of their project that exceed their budget. This person will strive to manage expectations and build consensus)
  • Delivering projects on time and on budget (Ex; Projects are reviewed and approved by the Curators, projects that miss their scope, schedule, budget bring additional scrutiny)
Supervision Received
  • Works within guidelines and policies (e.g., for assessing operations), noting improvements and efficiencies to supervisor/manager
Supervision Exercised
  • Monitors staffs’ progress with respect to schedules, hours, extended time on a project, and quality of over-all product
Minimum Qualifications
  • A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 2 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary
  • Licensure may be required
Preferred Qualifications

7 to 10 years’ experience in all phases of construction is necessary, including working knowledge of building codes, regulations, and standards. Previous experience as a construction project manager. Experience with architectural design, planning and construction.

Anticipated Hiring Range

This is a full-time, benefit eligible position with an anticipated salary range $78,000 to $85,000, commensurate with education, experience and internal equity.

Application Materials

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Application Deadline

Open until filled, review of applications to begin immediately.

Community Information

Kansas City offers the best of both worlds—a vibrant, urban community with Midwestern appeal. The city’s rich history and its modern-day, innovative thinking come together to create an eclectic group of neighborhoods that offer a little something for everyone. From thriving arts districts, an energetic downtown nightlife, casual to upscale shopping and champion sports teams, you will have no problem making yourself at home. Of course, one of Kansas City’s biggest claims to fame is its food, especially its world-famous barbecue. Foodies will delight in the culinary scene found throughout the city. Ranging from award-winning chefs to cozy pizza joints, Kansas City definitely is not lacking any flavor.

UMKC’s campuses are conveniently nestled in the middle of all the action. Volker Campus is just minutes from the legendary Country Club Plaza, perfect for shopping or restaurants for lunch or after-work happy hours. Surrounded by hip neighborhoods and eateries, the Health Sciences Campus is located downtown near University Health Truman Medical Center and Children’s Mercy Hospital.

UMKC is proud to be “Kansas City’s university,” and the campus and its people celebrate all the characteristics of the surrounding community. To learn more about life in Kansas City and find more resources, visit VisitKC.com.

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. As part of your total compensation, the University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, short- and long-term disability, paid parental leave, paid caregiver leave, and educational fee discounts for all four UM System campuses. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at https://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits .

Values Commitment

We value the uniqueness of every individual and strive to ensure each person’s success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research and engagement. This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn and innovate.

In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of teaching, research, and engagement.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Missouri System is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy applies to all employment decisions including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotions, pay practices, benefits, disciplinary actions and terminations. For more information, visit https://www.umsystem.edu/ums/hr/eeo or call Human Resources at 816-235-1621.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Office of Equity & Title IX at 816-235-6910.

Company

UMKC

The University of Missouri-Kansas City, one of four universities of the University of Missouri System (UM System), is a doctoral research-intensive public university offering traditional and interdisciplinary programs. The University is designated as a high research activity university by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education and is home to 13 colleges and schools; indeed, few urban universities have the depth and breadth of disciplines (ranging from medicine to the performing arts) offered at UMKC. The University enrolls more than 16,000 students, coming from 48 states and more than 95 countries, in more than 125 academic areas. The student population includes 47% undergraduates, 31% graduates and 22% dual-enrolled HS students. Providing a stimulating classroom experience is paramount at UMKC. The institution’s diverse and international faculty hold doctorates or the highest degree in their field at an impressive 83%. UMKC has earned national and international recognition for the quality of its faculty, students, research and community leadership.

UMKC VISION
UMKC aspires to be an exemplary public urban research university of the 21st century, pursuing excellence as a human-centric learning and discovery community, fostering equity, diversity and inclusion to enrich the lives of the people and region we serve.

MISSION STATEMENT
As an urban research university, our mission at the University of Missouri-Kansas City is to promote learning through the discovery, preservation, and dissemination of knowledge of public value across a broad spectrum of disciplines and fields of study. UMKC celebrates the individual and embodies diversity and inclusion by intertwining these goals with innovation to enable transformational impact aimed at bringing cultural, social, health, and economic prosperity to the metropolitan, regional and global communities we serve.

KANSAS CITY INFORMATION
The University is located in a Kansas City metropolitan area that is among the most entrepreneurial cities in America with a population of more than 2.4 million and a diverse portfolio of industries and businesses. Home to a diverse base of corporate centers, high-tech firms and prominent non-profits, Kansas City is an inspiring example of 21st century economic transformation, with UMKC sitting at its heart. From thriving corporate headquarters such Garmin to tech startups such as ZOLOZ and ShotTracker, KC’s business community is strong.

Kansas City offers the best of both worlds—a vibrant, urban community with Midwestern appeal. The city’s rich history and its modern-day, innovative thinking come together to create an eclectic group of neighborhoods that offer a little something for everyone. From thriving arts districts, an energetic downtown nightlife, casual to upscale shopping and champion sports teams, you will have no problem making yourself at home. Of course, one of Kansas City’s biggest claims to fame is its food, especially its world-famous barbecue. Foodies will delight in the culinary scene found throughout the city. Ranging from award-winning chefs to cozy pizza joints, Kansas City definitely is not lacking any flavor.

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