Officer of Administration
Facilities/Grounds/Skilled Trades, Operations/Infrastructure
Campus Planning & Facilities
Appointment Type and Duration:
$77,000 - $85,000 per year
Application Review Begins
October 18, 2021; Open until filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
To be considered for this position, applicants must submit a
complete application, including an online application, a cover
letter, resume, and answers to the following supplemental
1) Please explain your relevant professional experiences and how
these experiences have prepared you for the University of Oregon's
Owners Representative position.
Campus Planning and Facilities Management (CPFM) is a vibrant
department, which comprises five units, and approximately 270
employees: Facilities Services, Utilities & Energy, Campus
Planning, Office of Sustainability, and Design & Construction.
The units of CPFM strive to provide excellent customer service to
the University of Oregon campus and operate with the highest
professional standards, communicating and collaborating with
customers to support the stewardship of the campus.
The Office of Design and Construction (D&C) works closely with
Facilities personnel, faculty, and staff across campus to deliver
successful, budget-conscious projects. Project sizes range from
under $50,000 to over $200M. Project types include small
departmental moves, interior renovations, new building
construction, and many different types in between.
This position represents the University of Oregon an Owner's
Representative for Design and Construction (D&C) projects
providing the management, leadership, and oversight to the delivery
of University construction projects of varying sizes and complexity
($5k - $200M+). Depending on the team assignment, this position may
focus on academic buildings, research and science buildings,
systems and infrastructure, auxiliary groups, or capital repair
projects. Owner's Representatives for Design & Construction
report to D&C Managers. Projects types include, but are not
limited to, remodels, tenant in-fill, additions, site, systems,
infrastructure, and ground-up construction projects. This position
is responsible for the development and management of the overall
project budget, schedule, design process, contract administration,
construction delivery, and close-out components of a given
This position effectively communicates and integrates with
technical staff from Campus Planning and Facilities Management
(CPFM), D&C, Information Services, Safety and Risk Services,
campus User Groups, etc. into each project to ensure a
comprehensive team approach to project delivery, and ensures
D&C policies and procedures are maintained. Within the bounds
of the project delivery process, this position has authority to
make budgetary decisions and authorize changes to a project's
contract value within the approved signature authority limits set
by the University.
This position will work closely with the team and department
Managers, Associate Vice President of CPFM (AVP), the Director of
Design & Construction (DD&C), and the Associate Director of
Capital Projects in the planning and development of a defined
program area which establishes mid and long-term planning and
This position provides, promotes, and fosters positive, productive,
and professional working relationships within the department as
well as with campus stakeholder teams, administrators and
University leadership, architects, contractors, in-house campus
project delivery teams, federal, state, and local officials.
Exceptional customer service is paramount to the success of the
- A Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction
Management, or a closely-related field OR ten years of experience
managing building construction and site development projects within
an architectural, engineering, construction firm or as an Owners
- Five years of engineering, architectural, construction
management or Owners representative experience, which includes two
years of experience of primary project management responsibility
involving building construction and site development.
- Ability to assemble, organize, and present information derived
from a variety of original and secondary sources.
- Demonstrates an ability to communicate well, both orally and in
writing, with varied groups and to work effectively with university
students, faculty, and staff, as well as with governmental
entities, community groups, and the general public.
- Demonstrates an understanding of the objectives, components,
and structure of a research university and of the planning policy
issues and processes of the University of Oregon.
- Demonstrates commitment to the university's affirmative action
and equal opportunity goals and plans and the university's and the
department's diversity plans.
- Maintains the highest ethical standards within the department
and within the university.
- Demonstrates the ability to provide, promote, and foster
positive, productive, and professional working relationships within
the department as well as campus User groups and other various
University departments and outside agencies.
- Exceptional internal and external customer service.
- Ability to think analytically and problem solve by gathering
and synthesizing complex or diverse information and identifying and
creating innovative solutions to complex problems.
- Ability to create and maintain a respectful workplace that
includes a culture of respect and inclusion in which employees are
valued, communication is polite and courteous, conflict is
addressed appropriately, and inappropriate behavior is addressed
- Ability to make decisions that exhibited sound and accurate
judgment in a timely manner.
- Demonstrated organization when prioritizing and planning work
activities, using time efficiently and developing realistic action
- Demonstrate experience observing safety and security
procedures, using equipment and materials properly and expecting
employees to do the same.
- Experience with public processes.
- Experience with Research and Science based projects.
- Experience with Utility and MEP systems construction.
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
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 http://police.uoregon.edu/annual-report.
To apply, visit https://careers.uoregon.edu/en-us/job/528116/owners-representative