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.
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: 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.
About Iowa State University
Iowa State University of Science and Technology
Iowa State is an international university with a friendly welcoming personality. Students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries come to Ames, Iowa, to choose from 100 majors, study with world-class scholars and hone their leadership skills in 800-plus student organizations.
Iowa State University is a very special place, full of history. But what truly makes it unique is a rare combination of campus beauty, the opportunity to be a part of the land-grant experiment, and to create a progressive and inventive spirit that we call the Cyclone experience. Ames is 30 minutes from Des Moines, and 3 hours from Kansas City, Minneapolis and Omaha.
The Facilities Department is a diverse group of over 460 staff dealing with custodial, trades, power plant, grounds, etc. as well as professionals which include managers, architects and engineers.
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disab...ility, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email email@example.com.