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Job Title
Manager, Construction Projects

FLSA Status

Posted Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience

Employment Status

Facilities Management

Job Summary

The incumbent directs contract management and project team activities for assigned capital buildings and smaller non-capital projects, from inception to final completion.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

General knowledge of all phases of building construction.
Thorough knowledge of casework fabrication/assembly/installation.
Project coordination/management skills.
Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite.
Good communication skills, verbal, written, and interpersonal.
Skilled working with various construction materials and tools.
Ability to read and understand prints and shop drawings.
Ability to work with limited supervision using standardized practices and/or methods.
Ability to collaborate with others at multiple levels of the organization.
Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

Essential Job Functions
  • Coordinates meetings and other activities with user committees, consultants, contractors, planners, and others.
  • Serves as the liaison with design consultants, contractors, University employees, and other areas as required.
  • Provides surveillance and oversight over major and minor construction projects on campus.
  • Handles construction projects management administration including contracts, project schedules, payment applications, change orders, warranty, and close out documentation.
  • Inspects completion buildings and construction projects for compliance and acceptability.
  • Reviews proposals and recommends contracts awards.
  • Manages the design and construction phases of assigned projects.
  • Administers project budgets and schedules.
  • Prepares and presents construction progress reports.
  • Coordinates with various company entities as required

Five (5) years’ experience in carpentry trade and/or casework fabrication.

Licensing and Certifications


Physical Requirements

Work in noisy (above 85 decibels) areas

Sedentary Work - Exerting 10 pounds

Light Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds
Not Required

Medium Work - Exerting 20-50 pounds
Not Required

Heavy Work - Exerting 50-100 pounds
Not Required

Very Heavy Work - Exerting in excess of 100 pounds
Not Required


Extended Work Hours

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number

Number of Vacancies


Position End Date (if temporary)

Open Date

Close Date

Open Until Filled

EEO Statement

Alcorn State University

Equal Employment Opportunity and Notice of Non-Discrimination
Alcorn State University is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. Alcorn State University is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities.

Advertising Summary
Excellent Benefits Package

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. Letter of Recommendation (Professional)
  5. Letter of Recommendation (Personal)
  6. Letter of Recommendation (Professional or Personal)
  7. Additional References (5)
Optional Documents


 Alcorn State University

A great educational choice, Alcorn State University in Mississippi is a place of purpose, history, and discovery, and the nation's oldest, land-grant HBCU

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