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As a part of a diverse community of faculty and staff who represent many faith systems and worldviews, Marian University seeks a Capital Project Manager to promote our Catholic Franciscan mission and identity by facilitating successful completion of University construction projects across Marian University campuses. Marian University has an outstanding opportunity for a qualified, highly energetic, and ambitious professional to serve as Capital Project Manager. The Capital Project Manager is responsible for the coordination and management of Capital and Non-Major Capital Projects.

Reporting to the Assistant Vice President of Facilities & Procurement, the Capital Projects Manager’s role includes supervision of construction contractors, architectural firms, engineering firms, consulting specialists, and associated university services during construction or renovation of facilities, and other related University initiatives.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities :
  • Actively engage the Catholic Franciscan mission and identity of Marian University by modeling the Franciscan Sponsorship Values and honoring the legacy of the founding congregation through transformative education, unity in diversity, leadership through service, integrating faith and life, and institutional policies.
  • Manage the development and implementation of capital budget projects ranging from $5,000 – $2,000,000, as well as Non-Major Capital Projects.
  • Supports the process for selection of consultants, architects, engineers, contractors, vendors for University Capital and Non-Major Capital Projects.
  • Consults with architects, engineers, contractors, vendors, and college departments in the planning and development of new construction or renovation/refurbishment of existing facilities.
  • Assists in the preparation of the annual capital budget as well as collect and assemble capital budget requests from the campus.
  • Maintains the current and projected status and cost of all University Capital and Non- Major Capital Projects to ensure that projects are completed to Marian University standards, on time and within budget.
  • Provide support for Master Plan analysis, development, and implementation as required.
  • Maintain and updates campus documentation for all campus facilities.
  • Support in the creation of a space management/utilization inventory for all campus facilities.
  • Supports and assists with University emergency or crisis responses in matters related to campus physical plant and facilities and/or security services.
  • Attends professional development programs, workshops, and seminars to remain current on topics related to building design and construction, facilities management, governmental codes, rules and regulations and other subjects related to campus operations.

Required Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of and commitment to the mission of Marian University.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Project Management, or related field required. Master’s degree or additional certifications preferred.
  • Previous experience in facilities management, construction management, or project management with a demonstrated ability to deliver projects or improve facility operations.
  • Demonstrated business acumen in the management of contracts, financial analysis and other related activities
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

For Consideration All Applications Require:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Current resume or CV
  3. Contact information of three professional references. The reference contact information must be entered after the application is submitted in the "My Presence" section of the applicant profile.
  4. Responses to the supplementary mission & identity questions.

Please Review Marian University’s Mission & Identity Statement before responding to the supplementary questions on your application:

Marian University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.


Marian University

At Marian University, our vision is to provide an education distinguished in its ability to prepare transformative leaders for service to the world. Our mission is to be a great Catholic university dedicated to achieving excellence in learning, which is achieved through teaching, research, and scholarly activities in the Franciscan and liberal arts tradition. We welcome students of all faiths who seek an educational experience framed within the context of our Franciscan values of dignity of the individualpeace and justicereconciliation, and responsible stewardship. Our understanding of these values is informed by reflection on the life of Jesus Christ and prayer.

The institution grew out of the dedication and vision of Sister Theresa Hackelmeier and the Sisters of St. Francis, Oldenburg, who established a school in Oldenburg, Indiana, in 1851. The college was founded in Oldenburg in 1936 and moved to Indianapolis in 1937. On July 1, 2009, Marian College became Marian University.

Marian University is proud to be a higher education institution just ten minutes away from downtown Indianapolis. Here, you’ll not only get to benefit from the exceptional employment and internship opportunities the city has to offer but also its diverse culture and lively personality. From cool cultural districts with unique entertainment, shopping, and dining options to outdoor festivals, professional and amateur sports events, hiking and biking trails, and more, Marian University is conveniently located in the heart of it all. Whether it’s walking around Monument Circle, floating down the canal in a paddleboat, visiting the various historical sites and museums, or dining on Mass Ave, you’ll quickly find your favorite local hangouts and love this city just as much as we do.

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