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Construction Services Manager

University of Oregon
Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Nov 9, 2021

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Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Facilities Management & Physical Plant
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Construction Services Manager

Job no: 528235
Work type: Officer of Administration
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Construction/Planning, Facilities/Grounds/Skilled Trades, Operations/Infrastructure, Planning/Project Management

Department: University Housing Facilities Services
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: $75,000-$80,000 per year
Compensation Band: OS-OA08-Fiscal Year 2021-2022
FTE: 1.0

Application Review Begins
October 14, 2021; position open until filled

Special Instructions to Applicants
Along with your online application, please upload a cover letter and resume.

Department Summary
Living on campus adds tremendous value for students and contributes to higher grades, staying and graduating from the university and future success.

University Housing, a department within the Division of Student Services and Enrollment Management, is committed to facilitating students' development as they build an inclusive community, establish a sense of home, and succeed academically. Our goal is to become the model of excellence for providing accessible, affordable, and student-centered living-learning experiences; the preferred choice for all UO students.

We value diversity and respect, integrity, equity and inclusion, learning and growth, responsibility and accountability, safety and security. University Housing staff work hard to incorporate these values into daily work and practices to ensure an excellent UO experience.

University Housing units include Business Services, Dining Services, Facilities Services, Promotions & Student Recruitment, and Residence Life. University Housing is an educational and business department that is a self-sustaining, self-liquidating agency of the university (receives no tuition or tax support for its operating budget).

Position Summary
A key member of the University Housing Facilities Services leadership team, this position reports to the Director of Housing Capital Construction. This position provides the management, leadership, and oversight to the delivery of construction, repair, and renovation projects conducted by Housing Facilities Services. Specifically, this position is responsible for management of Facilities Services' in-house and vendor (contractor) Construction Services program.

This position manages projects from cradle to grave including scope-of-work development, estimating services, project budget development, monitoring, inspection, scheduling for all multi-trade projects, logistics, material procurement, project closeout, and related project management responsibilities. This position supervises trades personnel temporarily assigned to specific construction/renovation activities for internal multi-trade, construction, and renovation projects.

The Housing Construction Services Manager directly manages project budgets (labor, material, equipment, sub-contractors) totaling in excess of $2M annually. This will include providing updates and support to the associated Housing managers/supervisors.

This position provides facilities services management support to University Housing, an auxiliary educational and business enterprise of the university with an annual operating budget of approximately 50 million dollars. University Housing provides residence hall accommodations for approximately 4,200 students, with nine dining venues, and 432 apartments and family housing units. The various units represent over two million square feet of living/dining space and approximately 80 acres of grounds.

Essential Personnel:
This unit may provide essential services during times of emergencies and inclement weather. This position may be required to fulfill essential services and functions during these times.

Minimum Requirements
  • Five years' experience in planning, development, design, and construction management of maintenance, repair, and construction projects in a large maintenance or facilities operation.
  • Experience authoring and providing cost estimates for diverse construction, repair, or renovation projects.

    Professional Competencies
  • Demonstrated ability to manage tasks where successful collaboration and coordination with other supervisors was essential due to operating conditions, with an understanding of collaborative decision-making.
  • Commitment to, experience with, and ability to work effectively with students, faculty, and staff from a variety of diverse backgrounds in a welcoming and inclusive environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to evaluate multiple work requirements and prioritize accomplishment in accordance with life, health, safety, housing resident, customer, and academic mission impacts.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage several requirements or projects simultaneously.
  • Safety and security - observing safety and security procedures, using equipment and materials properly, and expecting employees and vendors to do the same.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

    Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in university residential or higher education facilities, especially in a setting where duties were performed as a member of a team serving diverse operations.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of relevant capital construction computer-based applications (e.g. Word, Excel, Project, Outlook, etc.), Autodesk software suite (Acad, Revit, Navisworks etc), Adobe suite software (Acrobat, Photoshop, sketch-up), Finishline, Microsoft Project, and MultiVista. Demonstrated working knowledge must have been within the past five (5) years.
  • Experience in lead work, staff coordination, or direct supervision of staff

    FLSA Exempt: Yes

    All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

    The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

    The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at or 541-346-5112.

    UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

    In compliance with federal law, the University of Oregon prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and services. The Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at

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