Advertised Employing Department: Facilities Planning and Management
Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:
Facilities Planning & Management (FP&M) at Iowa State University is seeking candidates for a Facilities Project Manager III to provide project management services for small to moderate size capital projects for renovation or new construction of campus facilities.
Responsibilities include leading the project team and coordination of project activities on assigned capital projects with primary responsibility for management and coordination of design phase activates; administering professional services agreements between Owner and consultants; and serving as the primary contact for the university client and design professionals (architects, engineers, cost consultants, and other specialized consultants). This position also coordinates and monitors work of design professionals to assure compliance with the building program (requirements for the project), user requirements, university requirements, and standards for high quality architectural and engineering design; develops project budget and manages project funds throughout the life of the project; assures that all required project approvals are obtained as appropriate; and works as a team with the ISU construction manager on assigned projects.
In addition to the aforementioned duties, the Facilities Project Manager III will be expected to handle moderate to large capital projects. The incumbent would be expected to handle the projects with more autonomy and with substantial ingenuity.
The successful candidate will possess good communication skills, strong analytical and organizational skills, be detail oriented, and have the ability to lead diverse project teams with conflicting interests, needs or requirements; and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
ABOUTTHEDEPARTMENT: Facilities Planning & Management (FP&M) is an organization that is dedicated to the maintenance and enhancement of Iowa State University, one of the nation's leading educational and agricultural institutes. But more importantly, FP&M is dedicated to their employees and enhancing the lives of each team member through opportunities both professionally and personally. FP&M is one of the largest departments on campus and currently employs 453 full-time employees and 41 students.
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree and 4 years of related experience OR Master’s degree and 2 years of related experience.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Experience in the management and design of institutional or commercial building projects.
Experience with higher education and/or public sector projects, including procurement policies, and the governing authority regulations.
Experience with sustainable design and construction standards, techniques and methods.
Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. Over 36,000 students are enrolled and served by over 6,200 faculty and staff (see www.iastate.edu). Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted the best college town in the nation (see www.visitames.com). Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented minorities, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.