Construction Services Manager
Officer of Administration
Facilities/Grounds/Skilled Trades, Operations/Infrastructure,
University Housing Facilities
Appointment Type and Duration:
$75,000-$80,000 per year
Application Review Begins
October 14, 2021; position open until filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
Along with your online application, please upload a cover letter
Living on campus adds tremendous value for students and contributes
to higher grades, staying and graduating from the university and
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
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).
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
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.
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.
- 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.
- Demonstrated ability to manage tasks where successful
collaboration and coordination with other supervisors was essential
due to operating conditions, with an understanding of collaborative
- 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
- Demonstrated ability to manage several requirements or projects
- 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.
- 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 http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.
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
firstname.lastname@example.org 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
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an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and
services. The Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report is
available online at http://police.uoregon.edu/annual-report.
To apply, visit https://careers.uoregon.edu/en-us/job/528235/construction-services-manager