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Manager I/II, Project Design

Auburn University
Alabama, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 9, 2021

Position Details

Position Information

Requisition Number


Home Org Name

Planning Design and Construction SC

Division Name

Assoc Vice President Facilities

Position Title

Manager I/II, Project Design

Job Class Code


Appointment Status


Part-time FTE

Limited Term


Limited Term Length

Job Summary

Manages the architectural/engineering design, planning, program development, design/construction, bidding, and contract administration of numerous in-house and contracted projects ranging in scope from less than $50,000 to greater than $100 million.

Essential Functions

- Presents design representations of project information graphically, in writing, and orally.
- Manages consultant services by enforcing contractual requirements, common industry practice, and university standards.
- Analyzes, documents, reports, and recommends corrective action concerning the condition of existing facilities to assist in forecasting and prioritizing anticipated costs and needs.
- Designs and illustrates solutions for projects on campus facilities.
- Manages financial documents to approve and expedite the processing of payments to external providers of goods and services.
- Manages and reviews design/construction documents to ensure they are accurate and prepared within professional technical standards, university standards, building codes, State Public Works and other applicable laws.
- Manages and revises project budgets to establish realistic project estimates that keep project costs within established budgets and return excess funds to the funding source.
- Develops, implements, manages and revises project schedule to establish realistic project timelines that keeps project delivery within established deadlines.
- Develops and manages facility design standards that meet established university guidelines.
- Performs as a liaison for Facilities to personnel within and outside of the university by representing Facilities in a positive and professional manner.

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Level

Level I: Bachelors degree in discipline appropriate to position

Field of Study

Degree in Building Science, Architecture, Engineering, or related field

Years of Experience

Level I: 2 years experience

Area of Experience

Experience in project management and construction

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Level II: Bachelors degree in discipline appropriate to position plus 4 years experience. Experience must include at least 2 years at the preceding level or equivalent.

Alternate Minimum Education and Experience (If available)

Education Level

Indicated education is required; no substitutions allowed.

Field of Study

Years of 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.

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Minimum Skills, License, and Certifications

Minimum Skills and Abilities

Minimum Technology Skills

Minimum License and Certifications

Valid Driver’s License

Desired Qualifications

Desired Qualifications

Managing Capital projects (over $1 million), Higher-Education projects, and LEED certified projects.

Posting Detail Information

Salary Grade


Salary Range

$39,300 - $86,400

Job Category


Working Hours if Non-Traditional

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Closing Date

EEO Statement

A commitment to an inclusive and diverse campus environment is required. 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

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.

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Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional DocumentsSupplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please provide how you first became aware of this opportunity. Your response helps us determine how we can more effectively reach our candidates.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited institution in Building Science, Architecture, Engineering, or related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have a minimum of 2 years' experience in project management and construction OR a Master's degree from an accredited institution to use in lieu of experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Please describe your related experience in detail and provide the job titles of the positions in which you obtained it. 'Please see resume' is not a valid answer.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Do you have a valid Drivers License?
    • Yes
    • No

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