founded in 1831, is a diverse,
energetic liberal arts community where critical thinking and
practical idealism go hand in hand.
The Facilities Team supports the mission of Wesleyan
University by providing a safe, clean, functional, attractive, and
sustainable campus in which to live, work and learn.
Reporting to the Senior Facility Planner & Project
Manager, the Facility Project Coordinator is responsible for
assignments related to facility space analysis, programming,
planning, contract furniture and space design for academic, staff
and student life spaces.
The Facility Project Coordinator develops construction
documents for, and directly manages, multiple small construction
projects annually, typically under $250K each.
Project Development and Administration
Project Management and Execution
- Document existing conditions and develop project scope (within
budget constraints) in consultation with clients.
- Provide project coordination services, costs accounting,
contract management and other administrative support service for
- Update AutoCAD drawing files and space attributes for
- Manage budgets, contracts, and schedules for assigned
- Develop and execute faculty/staff move requests including
coordinating furniture, finishes, power, data, lighting, and minor
- Coordinate classroom renovations, informal learning, and
alternative teaching space improvements and other projects as
- Assist with finish presentations and finish selection services
for assigned projects.
- Monitor project invoicing to ensure compliance with budget,
scope, schedule and contract terms.
- Provide administrative support for all projects as needed
including project documentation support and summary reports for
- Position includes climbing ladders, reaching, and looking
overhead, lifting, moving, and sliding furniture, crawling on the
floor and under desks, walking into basements and attics.
- It is common to have to carry a laptop bag, carpet, and finish
samples in excess of 50 lbs. to visit on-campus clients, a jobsite
or an architect’s office.
- Ability to perform these tasks with or without reasonable
Associate degree in Interior Design, Architecture,
Construction Management, Facilities Management, Planning, Design or
related field with at least 2 years of relevant working experience
or an equivalent combination of education training and experience
Demonstrated skills in developing and maintaining project
Demonstrated ability to use a tape measure or laser measurement
Demonstrated ability to utilize computer applications such as
AutoCAD, MS Office and other information systems for planning,
design, budgets, presentations, and management of Facilities
Effective communication & presentation skills.
Motivation to work independently, take initiative and problem solve
Demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate with others.
Demonstrated ability to excel in a fast-paced, team-oriented
Effective organizational and project management skills.
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities, objectives, and
Working knowledge of building codes and office safety
Demonstrated ability to perform these position responsibilities and
tasks with or without reasonable accommodation.
Demonstrated commitment to work within a diverse environment and
work collegially with individuals of different backgrounds.
Bachelor’s Degree in Planning, Design, Architecture,
Construction or related filed plus at least 2 years of relevant
Relevant work experience in the area of space management, contract
furniture and specification, ergonomics, cost estimating, budget
methods and AIA contract standards
Experience utilizing MS Project, PowerPoint, Adobe, CAFM and/or
work order systems
Proficiency in project cost accounting, financial systems and
construction project filing systems
Demonstrated ability to understand the project scope, goals, their
effect to surrounding departments and the overall impact to the
Special Instructions to Applicants
Application close date is January 14, 2022.
Any and all offers to external applicants are contingent on
the candidate’s completion of a pre-employment background check
screening to the satisfaction of Wesleyan University.
Wesleyan requires all employees to be vaccinated against Covid 19
unless they meet the criteria for a medical or religious exemption.
New employees must be vaccinated prior to their start date. If an
employee needs an exemption for medical or religious reasons, they
must submit a request to Wesleyan and be approved before their
Wesleyan University, located in Middletown, Connecticut, does
not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age,
gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital
status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder,
learning disability or physical disability, political belief,
veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or
non-position-related criminal record. We welcome applications from
women and historically underrepresented minority groups. Inquiries
regarding Title IX, Section 504, or any other non-discrimination
policies should be directed to: Alison Williams, Vice President for
Equity & Inclusion/ Title IX Officer, 860-685-3927, firstname.lastname@example.org.