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Assistant Director of Residence Life, Housing and Dining Services - Facilities and Operations
Missouri State University

Missouri State University is accepting applications for ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF RESIDENCE LIFE, HOUSING AND DINING SERVICES  - FACILITIES AND OPERATIONS for the Office of Residence Life, Housing and Dining Services.   Responsibilities include: assists in the oversight of all aspects of physical operation of the housing system; is responsible for maintaining clean, safe, and well-maintained facilities for students, summer camps and conferences, and the University community; provides leadership to professional staff and assists in the development of policies and procedures, and improvement to facilities which enhance the students’ living environment and academic experience.

For required qualifications and application procedures:  Pay Grade: 45. Salary: $49,526/annually.  Successful candidates must be committed to working with diverse student and community populations. Employment will require a criminal background check at University expense. 

EO/AA/M/F/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity Employer and Institution.


Associate Director of Residence Life, Housing and Dining Services - Facilities and Operations
Missouri State University

Missouri State University accepting applications for ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, RESIDENCE LIFE, HOUSING & DINING SERVICES—FACILITIES & OPERATIONS in Residence Life, Housing & Dining Services.  Responsibilities: senior professional responsible for all of the aspects of physical operation of the housing system including management and coordination of maintenance and custodial services, long-range capital planning, budget development, inventory control, emergency and contingency planning, contract management and relationships with major vendors, assisting with negotiation with the bargaining unit, and interpretation and application of the bargaining unit agreement.  This position is responsible for maintaining clean, safe, and well-maintained facilities for students, guests, and the University community; and provides leadership to professional staff and assists in the development of policies and procedures for management of the housing system.

For required qualifications and application procedures:  Pay Grade: 47. Salary: $68,550 annually. Successful candidates must be committed to working with diverse student and community populations. Employment will require a criminal background check at University expense. 



Associate Vice President for Facilities Management
McDaniel College

McDaniel College, recognized nationally among “Colleges that Change Lives” and U.S. News and World Report top-tier liberal arts colleges, is a four-year private college of the liberal arts and sciences offering more than 60 undergraduate programs of study, including dual and student-designed majors, plus 20 highly regarded graduate programs.

McDaniel College invites applications for an Associate Vice President for Facilities Management. Salary for this full-time position is commensurate with qualifications and experience. At McDaniel College we value our employees by offering our full-time employees tuition remission, 403B retirement accounts, paid time off, medical insurance, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, and paid maternity and parental leave. Visit College website for details.

The Associate Vice President (AVP) for Facilities Management oversees planning, operational and budgetary activities for the following units: Physical Plant, Maintenance, Custodial, Grounds, Project Management, Fleet Management, Real Estate and Rental Properties, Risk Management, and Environmental Safety. The AVP also leads activities that advance the mission of the institution and foster collaboration between campus leaders, faculty, staff, students, and facilities staff.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field required. Master’s Degree Preferred.
  • Ten or more years of progressive experience in facility operations on a college campus or similar facility-based work environment.
  • Five or more years of managerial or supervisory experience.
  • Experience with master planning, facility planning, design, and construction.
  • Experience with developing and maintaining student housing facilities.
  • Experience applying LEED and sustainable green building and grounds practices.
  • Experience with managing operating and capital budgets.
  • Knowledge of the facilities industry best practices and metrices.
  • Knowledge of mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and HVAC systems.
  • Knowledge of construction, renovation, and ADA rules and regulations for compliance.
  • Effective interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively on a leadership team.

To apply

For a complete job description including qualifications and to apply, please visit the college’s employment webpage. Completed applications must include a cover letter addressing position qualifications and related experience, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately. The position will be open until filled.

McDaniel College, an equal opportunity employer, does not discriminate in the recruitment, admission, and employment of students, faculty, and staff in the operation of any of its educational programs and activities.  McDaniel College will not tolerate any discrimination or harassment on basis of any protected status including race, religion, color, national origin, disability, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, military status, genetic information, marital status, veteran’s status or any other legally protected status. For more information on the college’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, please visit the college’s Campus Diversity & Inclusion web page.


Director of University Housing
Christopher Newport University

Christopher Newport University invites applications for the position of Director of University Housing.
PLEASE VISIT for a full job description, and to apply.
Under the general direction of and in support of the Associate Vice President for Auxiliary Services, the Director of University Housing is responsible for providing the administrative, financial, and operational leadership and expertise, ensuring compliance with appropriate and effective internal controls, as well as applicable rules, regulations, policies, and procedures for University Housing administration and support operations. This includes but is not limited to monitoring budgets to maintain operations within assigned budgetary resources, developing, implementing, and enforcing policies and procedures pertaining to University Housing, coordinating outcomes assessments, as well as compiling a variety of associated reports for the Associate Vice President for Auxiliary Services and others as assigned.
With an enrollment of approximately 5,000 students, and approximately 3,800 residential spaces on campus, the Director of University Housing provides leadership and direction for a staff of approximately 56 full-time personnel, varying numbers of student assistant personnel, and other hourly and/or temporary personnel, within an overall annual budget of approximately $30 million.  Among other responsibilities, provides leadership, training, and expertise in all aspects of administration, maintenance, housekeeping, and overall buildings operations for all University apartments and residence halls, directs the University Housing selection and assignment processes, including all aspects of administering fair and equitable processes for room/roommate selections and room assignments, housing and meal plan agreements, and posting of all associated charges to students’ accounts.
The Director of University Housing will be someone who works with strong commitments to professionalism, excellence in customer service, and a “Students First” philosophy and approach to work, as well as with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
TO APPLY:  Please visit to submit a cover letter; current resume; and contact information of at least three professional references at the time of application. 

Review of applications will begin September 19, 2021. 
Applications received after September 19, 2021, will be accepted but considered only if needed.

Search finalists are required to complete a CNU sponsored background check.

Christopher Newport University (CNU) will make a reasonable effort to accommodate persons with disabilities in the application and/or interview process. Persons with disabilities who require accommodation should contact the CNU Human Resources Office by calling (757) 594-7145.
Christopher Newport University, an EO Employer, is fully Committed to Access and Opportunity.

Custodial Manager
The College of Wooster

The College of Wooster is seeking a second shift Manager of Custodial Services.  This position serves as a working manager for Custodial Services unit by partnering with Facilities' Management staff to ensure departmental goals are achieved in a timely, cost effective, and safe manner and provides assistance to custodians to ensure overall cleanliness of academic and ancillary buildings.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plans, directs, and evaluates the work of Custodial staff in Facilities Operations; monitors departmental operations and objectives to ensure that services are being provided in a timely, cost efficient and safe manner.
  • Supervises custodial services to ensure clean, orderly, and attractive conditions of all academic and ancillary buildings; establishes APPA quality standards and utilizes the Web TMA maintenance management system for organizing work and scheduling, planning, tracking, preventive maintenance scheduling, project scheduling and follow-up changes in facilities activity.
  • Utilizes the Web TMA maintenance management system for organizing work, scheduling, planning, tracking, and follow-up changes in facilities activity; forecasts and analyzes data; utilizes knowledge of Institute policies and practices to formulate solutions; continually monitors the custodial operations' efficiency; creates reports to support decisions and recommendations; contributes to the development of policies and standard operating procedures; monitors effectiveness; makes effective decisions in accordance with applicable laws; considers the impact of decisions on the long-term.
  • Evaluates products and equipment for use; prepares orders, processes, secures and tracks inventory, etc.
  • Conducts and documents staff meetings; handles all follow-up in a timely manner; provides daily verbal and written communication to staff; ensures the flow of consistent information between shifts.    
  • Trains employees with emphasis on working procedures, operation and use of new equipment and materials, safety, and Institute policies; assigns responsibilities; maintains best practices when establishing staffing levels and area assignments.
  • Assists with budget preparation; responsible for monitoring expenditures; reviews invoices; controls work activity costs in accordance with budgeted requirements; estimates costs.
  • Maintains personnel files for direct reports; monitors employee attendance, quality, production, and conducts performance appraisals.
  • Participates in the On-Call rotation for emergency calls during non-business hours and determines corrective measures; maintains a 24/7 availability for campus support and corrective measures.

Supervisory Responsibilities:                                            

Directly supervises 17-20 employees in Custodial Services; carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Education and/or Experience:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or three years related custodial and supervisory and/or training equivalent combination of education and experience. Computer knowledge is necessary.   Certification with IEHA, ISSA or similar organization preferred. 


Valid Ohio Driver's License

For More Information and to Apply:


CEFP preferred.

Full Time Locksmith
Haverford College

Haverford College seeks to hire a full time (40 hour per week), non exempt, benefit eligible Locksmith. Under minimal supervision, the Locksmith performs journeyman level locksmith work including but not limited to: maintaining and repairing locks, duplication of keys, maintaining of master key system, and installation of all lock types and door equipment.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:

Install new locks, and door hardware as needed.  This would include new construction, remodel projects, breakage, etc.

Must be available for change over from Academic year, to Summer Conference, Fall Semester, and Winter Break keys.

Be able to rekey Best Coremax SFIC's

Schedules service orders and projects to ensure the timely completion of work requests in support of the mission of the College and its programs. repair locks.  Disassemble locks, and replaces worn tumblers, springs and other parts associated with locks, and hardware.

Repair and adjust door mounted closers, and panic hardware.

Install door closer, knobs, screen doors repair.

Rekey locks for security purposes, open file cabinets.

Keep accurate and up-to-date records of all keys and locks using the Keystone Keying Tracking System.

Must be able to operate key cutter, portable drills, welder, and miscellaneous hand tools necessary in the locksmith trade

Assist with snow removal.

Must be able to handle to heavy demands in meeting customer request in a timely manner.

Must be able to work overtime during the work week, as well as weekends. 

Vacation approval may be limited during peak activity periods.

Special Requirements:

  • Ability to obtain and maintain PA Act 153 Child Abuse Clearances
  • Possession of a valid U.S. Drivers’ License, and ability to pass a Motor Vehicle Record Check
  • Covid-19 VaccinationAll faculty and staff (including contract workers) who are employed or engaged by Haverford College must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and provide proof of vaccination, unless an exemption from this policy has been granted as an accommodation or otherwise.

Line of Report: This position reports to the Building Trades Manager, and has no direct reports.

Essential or Non-essential Employee: 

This status determines for the identification, treatment of time, and use of “Essential Personnel” during campus emergencies, including those that dictate suspension of services and/or closure of operations, i.e. inclement weather. During an emergency, Essential Personnel are required to be on campus in order to provide services that relate directly to the health, safety, and welfare of the College, ensure continuity of key operations, and maintain and protect College’s properties.    


This is an Essential employee role

This is a Non-essential employee role

Education, Training, & Experience:

5-10 years’ experience as a journeyman level locksmith. Certified Locksmith preferred.


Physical Demands and Environmental Conditions Required of this Position:

  • Lifting (to exert strength to move objects from one place to another):


    • Sedentary Lifting: (0-10 pounds): Up to three hours
    • Light Lifting (10-20 pounds): Up to three hours
    • Moderate Lifting (20-50 pounds): Up to three hours
  • Heavy Lifting (50 to 100 pounds): Up to three hours
  • Pulling (to exert force upon an abject to move or change its direction: Up to three hours
  • Pushing (to draw an object toward oneself to move or change its direction): Up to three hours
  • Carrying (to hold objects while moving entire body): Up to three hours
  • Reaching or working above shoulder (to extend arms upward or outward away from body): Three to six hours
  • Walking (to move entire body in erect position): Three to six hours
  • Standing (to maintain body in erect posture in stationary position): Three to six hours
  • Sitting (to rest weight on buttocks and back of thighs with legs bent at knees): Up to three hours
  • Crouching/Stooping (to bend upper body forward while fully flexing knees): Three to six hours
  • Kneeling (to maintain upper body in erect position while resting knees on ground): Three to six hours
  • Climbing (to ascend or descent heights using ladders, scaffolding, stairs, poles, inclined surfaces): Up to three hours
  • Twisting (to rotate upper body while feet remain stationary): Up to three hours
  • Driving (operating a motor vehicle, crane, tractor, forklift, etc.): Up to three hours
  • Exposure Limitation (i.e., cold water, dust, gas, fumes, extreme temperatures): Up to three hours

To Apply: Interested candidates should complete an application, to include a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three (3) references by visiting The application deadline is September 17, 2021. Failure to provide the required documents may result in lack of consideration. Haverford College does not sponsor work visas.


Senior Engineer
Columbia University

Senior Engineer


Columbia University Facilities & Operations Department is seeking an experienced Senior Engineer to join its Operations team. Responsibilities include managing large central utility projects, management of the design and construction process, and management of consulting engineers and contractors. Ongoing project review for compliance with University criteria for design, performance, constructability, maintainability, and compatibility with existing systems; and field inspection during construction and before turnover to ensure compliance with design. Preparation of bid documents for consulting services and project construction; development of project budgets; and project administration. The Senior Engineer will also be responsible for the design and construction of small mechanical and electrical projects.

Bachelor’s degree required; preferably in Engineering. Advanced degree desirable. Minimum of 5–7 years of related experience required.


For a detailed job description and to apply for this position, please visit our online job application system at The position requisition number is 517576.


Columbia University is an equal opportunity employer / disability / veteran and is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.

Superintendent, Grounds Maintenance Sr.
Facilities Management Department - Duke University

Superintendent of Landscape Services, Duke University

Overview of Position:

The Superintendent of Landscape Services is responsible for managing the comprehensive maintenance of campus landscape and hardscape for an area of Duke University.

The Superintendent is responsible for the daily operations of all assigned staff. Plans and supervises the work required to maintain all the formal landscaping, natural and desirable landscape features, drivers, walks, athletic fields, surface storm drainage of the campus including the Medical Center and designated local off-campus properties.

Examples of Duties:

  • Manage, plan and coordinate grounds maintenance, cleaning and repair of streets, walks and parking areas, including the removal of snow, preparation and readiness of athletic facilities and playing fields for sporting events and physical education classes.
  • Plan and schedule work for Landscape Service staff to ensure proper distribution of maintenance effort.
  • Evaluate equipment and tools and determine maintenance and replacement schedules.
  • Evaluate available new equipment and materials and recommend purchasing specifications.
  • Plan and arrange meetings with subordinates to ensure compliance with established practices, to implement new policies and procedures and to keep employees abreast of current changes and standards.
  • Recommends and implements operating policies and procedures to ensure efficiency of operations
  • Plans, and directs the implementation of approved campus landscaping and gardening projects.
  • Ensures snow/ice removal throughout assigned area of the University as needed. 
  • Maintains current knowledge of industry literature and practice.  Investigates and arranges demonstrations of state of the art environmentally friendly equipment.
  • May review proposed landscape designs and confers with design professionals and other personnel regarding proposed designs and plant selections.
  •  Provides professional and technical guidance on the selection, ordering, planting and maintenance of tress, plants, shrubs, ground cover and turf grasses.
  • Supervises work in progress to ensure that appropriate horticultural methods, work schedules, safety and other work standards are being maintained.
  • Manages personnel issues including, but not limited to, hiring, firing, coaching, discipline, and resolving issues related to union contract
  • Support campus sustainability efforts to minimize waste, encouraging recycling, and apply integrated pest management practices.
  • Develop and monitor appropriate department budgets in areas of responsibility.
  • Develops Landscape Services staff by identifying skills gaps, providing training, coaching and guidance
  • Ability to establish and maintain productive relationships and communications with campus community
  • Possession of a valid state driver’s license
  • Performs related duties as required

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Seven years of progressively responsible experience in landscape/grounds maintenance and/or operations to include prior supervision and/or management of personnel engaged in grounds and athletic field maintenance activities.
  • Bachelors’ degree in agronomy, forestry, horticulture, plant ecology, landscape architecture or related field may offset 2 years of the required experience
  • Ability to read and interpret construction plans and specifications.
  • Thorough understanding of the principles applied in the development and maintenance of a large-scale landscape and grounds operation.
  • Extensive knowledge of plant science, horticulture, landscape maintenance, snow removal and landscape management techniques.
  • Good working knowledge of environmental and sustainability practices.
  • Knowledge of safety rules and regulations related to the application of chemicals.
  • Knowledge of landscaping methodology and maintenance and operations of grounds keeping equipment.
  • Knowledge and experience in landscape irrigation programming, repairs, and water conservation practices
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, including written, oral and presentation skills.
  • Excellent problem solving and customer service skills.
  • Using a computer, establish and update necessary files, documents, records and reports as needed to insure effective planning, programming and scheduling of all work within the department
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with people of diverse backgrounds and educational experiences.
  • Experience working in a union environment preferred.

Supervision Received:

The Superintendent works under the general direction of the Director of Landscape Services

Supervision Exercised

 The Superintendent provides overall supervision and leadership for his/hers assigned personnel.

Apply online at Requisition 137948, 137968


Associate Director of Plant Operations
George Washington University

The Position 
Reporting to the Reporting to the Director of Plant Operations, the Asst. Director will lead a team of plant and building automation systems operators and be responsible for the management, and operation of our clients’ central power plant (boiler, chiller, and cogeneration) and ancillary equipment as well as all associated building automation systems.
This position will be responsible for strengthening our clients’ power and energy plant operations as needed to help fulfill our long-term strategic goals to maximize their operations.
The Ideal Candidate
Aramark seeks a candidate with strong leadership and execution skills. This individual is an expert in power & energy plant operations with a strong knowledge of HVAC and building automation systems. The candidate should possess strategic and operations-based knowledge with the ability to work closely with our clients’ staff to successfully manage assigned responsibilities, guide the firm in the management of potential future opportunities, and work collaboratively within the existing culture. The successful candidate will have strong industry experience and a proven track record of evaluating and optimizing plant operations. Experience building strong teams and managing people is critical, as well as P & L experience as this position will manage the associated financials for the account.
The successful candidate will possess the following:
General Character/Skills
A strong cultural fit with the organization - an ethical and honest personality; a humble and service-oriented leadership style; a collaborative and mentoring approach to management; a friendly, energetic, and personable style; a strong sense of accountability and responsibility for the work; a highly motivated self-starter fitting the “Leader-Doer” model
Strategic vision and sound technical skills, analytical ability, good judgment, and strong operational focus
Strong decision-making
Ability to effectively leverage resources
Ability to interact with people at all levels - both internally and externally
Ability to lead with and without formal authority
Solid organizational and self-direction skills
Credibility, maturity, business acumen, and results-oriented
Demonstrated excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
Qualifications :
  • Industry Experience
    • 15+ years in the plant operations marketplace with a focus on power and energy (boiler and chiller) plants
    • Proven history of successfully managing power and energy plants
    • Outstanding power and energy plant client references
    • Strong understanding of water treatment processes and procedures
    • Expertise in control systems
    • CMMS experience
  • Education/Training/Computer Skills
    • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in engineering
    • Must have industry relevant licenses (i.e. 1st Class Steam Engineer)
    • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office
    • OSHA 10 – OSHA 30 is beneficial

Apply here:


Energy Utilities Specialist - Building Automation System Technician
East Carolina University

Energy Utilities Specialist - Building Automation System Technician

East Carolina University


ECU is seeking a Technician with relative experience to routinely and consistently perform a variety of work on the Supervisory Controls and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems. This position is for Main Campus HVAC Building Automation Systems (BAS) and other Controls Systems. Work will also involve the support of higher-level technicians in the installation and maintenance of complex enterprise-level SCADA systems. This involves highly technical work in the installation, set-up, commissioning, troubleshooting, and maintenance of moderately complex building systems level controls (i.e., Field Controller Networks (FCN), Air handling units (AHU’s), terminal units, Variable air volume (VAV) and Constant air volume (CAV), exhaust fans, chillers, boilers, pumps, compressors, energy recover units, etc. and industrial instrumentation installation and calibration. The Energy Utilities Specialist will independently investigate and analyze Building Level Network (BLN) controls systems components, recommend changes, implement repairs as directed and verify results. Energy Utilities Specialist work with contractors to support equipment startup services; work with ECU IT Department personnel; work with other department technicians to complete facilities services projects.


To learn more about this job opportunity, read the entire vacancy, and apply, please use the following link:


East Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


Assistant Vice President, Capital Planning, Design & Construction
California State University, Bakersfield

California State University, Bakersfield


Posting #21-063-BK

ASSISTANT VICE PRESIDENT, Capital Planning, Design & Construction

(Administrator III)


Position Purpose: Reporting to the Vice President for Business & Administrative Services and Chief Financial Officer (VPCFO), the Assistant Vice President for Capital Planning, Design, and Construction (CPDC) provides strong leadership, and strategic direction including:


• Overseeing capital planning, design, and construction

• Developing and supporting the five-year major capital outlay program

• Coordinating with the California State University (CSU) Chancellors Office on opportunities for construction, funding, and partnerships

• Ensuring accountability for all major and minor capital projects


As the Chief Building Officer, the Assistant Vice President is responsible for providing strong leadership to the project managers, both internal and as contracted with external vendors. The position is responsible to maintain a healthy culture of teamwork, transparency, and accountability consistent with the division of Business and Administration Services customer service philosophy. This position is responsible to ensure that capital construction projects follow applicable federal, state, local and CSU standards and provide the opportunity for cost effective and efficient maintenance by facilities operations. The position is responsible to provide advice, solutions, recommendations and support on all construction related items, including working with the CSU Chancellor’s Office as appropriate.


In addition, the position serves on the campus Master Planning Committee and Space Management Committee, and as an advisory on the Architectural Review Board.


Application priority deadline is September 12, 2021; however, the position will remain open until filled. To view full job description and to apply, use the following link:


California State University, Bakersfield (CSUB) opened in 1970 as the 19th campus of the 23 campuses within The California State University (CSU) system. As the only public four-year institution within a 100-mile radius, CSUB is committed to being a comprehensive regional university and strives for academic excellence. Our four schools offer majors in 31 undergraduate degree programs, seven credential programs, and 17 graduate degree programs. CSUB serves more than 10,000 students including the campus in Antelope Valley, counts approximately 50,000 alumni from its four schools, and serves a socially and ethnically diverse population. Under new campus leadership, CSUB is currently experiencing a vibrant period for strategic thinking, planned growth, and creative change. The city of Bakersfield has a population of 347,483 and has one of the lowest housing costs in the state. The city of Los Angeles, the Pacific Ocean, Mojave Desert, and Sierra Nevada mountains are all within a one to two-hour drive from either campus. Candidates are encouraged to visit the University’s web site:


Construction Project Manager
University of Iowa

The University of Iowa Design & Construction team is seeking a Construction Project Manager to be responsible for the delivery of effective project management services. These projects have a high level of complexity and can be high profile and have a greater impact on the operations of the institution. Construction projects may be multi-phased with multiple contracts; project team may include staff from several disciplines and/or departments as well as Specialty Consultants. Project durations can be as long as 3-5 years.


Duties to include:

  • Manage project schedule throughout course of design and/or construction process and develop schedule to assure desired project completion dates are met.
  • Review bids received and recommend contract awards to administration.
  • Provide expert advice on constructability impact in the formulation of schedules during design phase.
  • Review design and/or construction for code compliance with current campus standards and industry best practices.
  • Manage purchase orders and contracts on numerous single and multi-phased projects, and negotiate change orders and/or claims independently and make recommendation to administration for approval. 


For a full job description, please send an e-mail to the contact listed below.


About Facilities Management Design & Construction:

Design & Construction leads a comprehensive and cooperative approach to design and construction excellence in creating a campus that is consistent with the University of Iowa’s status as one of the nation’s leading academic/research institutions.  We support the University’s mission to educate, provide community service and encourage environmental sustainability. Design & Construction takes an integrated and sustainable approach to the long-term planning and management of the University of Iowa’s land, buildings, and historic resources.


About Iowa City

The university is located along the picturesque Iowa River in Iowa City, a city of some 77,000 people (170,000+ in the metro area) regularly ranked as one of the nation’s best places to live. Iowa City is less than four hours from Chicago and within five hours of Minneapolis, St. Louis, and Kansas City, readily accessible via interstate highways and a regional airport 30 minutes away.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, construction management, construction technology, architecture or a related field or an equivalent combination of related education and experience.
  • Experience in construction management or construction supervision (typically 1-3 years).
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) and problem solving skills.
  • Proficient in computer software applications.
  • Familiarity with construction site safety guidelines.
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of staff at all levels of an organization.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in construction management or construction supervision on a university campus (typically 3-5 years).
  • Experience in a customer focused, team-oriented environment.
  • Experience with project management software.
  • Experience managing healthcare, laboratory and/or MEPT capital improvement projects.
  • Experience with commissioning processes and/or state building inspection procedures.
  • Understanding of the total-cost-ownership approach to project decision making and other effective practices supporting facilities stewardship.


Application Details:

  • In order to be considered for an interview, applicants must upload a resume and cover letter and mark them as a "Relevant File" to the submission.

Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days and may be removed from posting and filled any time after the original posting period has ended.

Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.

Up to 5 professional references will be requested at a later step in the recruitment process.

Additional Information
Contact Information


Construction Project Specialist
University of Iowa

The University of Iowa department of Facilities Management (FM) is seeking a Construction Project Specialist to be responsible for the delivery of effective project management services. Project scopes will include all building systems and a wide variety of project types, with a moderate level of complexity such as a clinic/laboratory. Projects often may require Board of Regents action, which involves increased attention to budget and schedule issues. Durations are normally no more than six months in duration for design and construction unless they are assisting a Project Manager or Senior Project Manager.


Duties Include:

  • Monitor and process payments for work of deign professionals, consultants and vendor as required for projects.
  • Review contract documentations for compliance.
  • Assure agreements reflect client needs and project parameters, and monitor project to assure scope, time and budget requirements are met.
  • Assure projects remain on schedule throughout course of design and/or construction.
  • Provide advice, prepare, and monitor project schedules for review to assure project needs are met as directed.

For a full job description, please email the contact listed below.

About Design & Construction:

Design & Construction leads a comprehensive and cooperative approach to design and construction excellence in creating a campus that is consistent with the University of Iowa’s status as one of the nation’s leading academic/research institutions.  We support the University’s mission to educate, provide community service and encourage environmental sustainability.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, construction technology, architecture or a related field or an equivalent combination of related education and experience.
  • Experience (typically 1-3 years) in construction management or construction supervision.
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficient in computer software applications.
  • Familiarity with construction site safety guidelines.
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of staff at all levels of an organization.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in a customer focused, team-oriented environment.
  • Experience (typically 3-5 years) in construction management or construction supervision on a university campus.
  • Experience with project management software, quality management and commissioning processes.
  • Experience with healthcare, laboratory or MEPT capital improvement projects and/or state building inspection procedures.

Application Details:

  • In order to be considered for an interview, applicants must upload a resume and cover letter and mark them as a "Relevant File" to the submission.

Professional & Scientific job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days. This job may be removed from posting and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended.

Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check. 

Up to 5 professional references will be requested at a later step in the recruitment process.

Additional Information
Contact Information


Design & Construction Project Manager
Johns Hopkins University

Job Req ID:  59216

Design & Construction Project Manager

Job Posting Link -

The Department of Project Management and Construction Service seeks a Design and Construction Project Manager. This person will be responsible for developing and maintaining the project budgets, schedules and scope of work statements as well as for the preparation of project construction estimates and schedules; plans review; project execution and management of consultant and contractor activities on minor and major capital projects ranging from $5,000 to $5,000,000.  All activities to be performed under the supervision by the Assistant Director of Project Management, and in coordination with Departmental Administrators, and Facilities Management staff.  Must be capable of managing multiple projects in multiple stages of development simultaneously.


Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Meets with and maintains liaison with design consultants, contractors, users, and in-house personnel.
  • Interacts with individuals/users on many organizational levels throughout JHSPH, including Faculty, Directors, and Administrators
  • Interacts with external contacts; including architects, engineers, construction contractors and other consultants on a frequent (daily) basis to discuss and resolve issues related to project design and construction matters.
  • Reviews and prepares documentation related to design documents prepared by design consultants. Project design and construction responsibilities range from bio-safety level two laboratories to standard office renovations
  • Provides routine monthly project status update reports to the Assistant Director of Project Management addressing costs, schedules and occupancy issues.
  • Solicits competitive bid construction proposals from contractors, receives and evaluates bids
  • Reviews construction proposal and makes recommendations to Assistant Director of Project Management.
  • Administers and monitors consultant schedules.
  • Manages construction documents preparation for bidding
  • Represents JHSPH’s interests while overseeing day to day construction activities for both minor and major capital building projects.
  • Monitors quality standards of the contractor’s work and conformance with the construction contract documents.
  • Review and process contractor submittals as part of construction procedure.
  • Review contractor’s request for payment.
  • Evaluate unforeseen conditions requiring additional work and expenditure of contingency fund; determine best plan of action with input from consultants; review contractor’s change order pricing.
  • Attend all project construction meetings to represent interests of Owner.
  • Exchanges pertinent, routine and non-routine information with individuals outside the assigned department or institution.
  • Answers questions and guides, either face to face, through written correspondence or by telephone.
  • Attends administrative meetings as a representative of the department and reports meeting discussions or decisions to appropriate staff members.
  • Uses various software applications such as spreadsheet, work processing and relational data base to assemble, manipulate and prepare reports and present data.
  • Deliver high quality projects, on time and under budget
  • Performs other related duties, as required, or assigned.


Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):

  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Engineering, or other related discipline.
  • A minimum 5 years’ experience in facilities design, construction/management. Additional experience may be considered in lieu of education in accordance with JHU equivalency formula.
  • Sound knowledge of architectural and engineering principles and practices, project and contract administration; laws and codes, budget accounting theory and cost accounting theory required. 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills required. 
  • Ability to work with a wide variety of individuals to accomplish tasks required.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Sound knowledge of architectural and engineering principles and practices, project and contract administration; laws and codes, budget accounting theory and cost accounting theory, and construction materials in buildings is preferred. 
  • Experience in research laboratory facilities design, construction, and operations is helpful.
  • Working knowledge and experience with spreadsheets, word processing, CAD, and relational data base programs are also helpful.


Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to stand and walk for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to reach by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction.
  • Ability to move around all areas of a construction site


Classified Title: Design & Construction Project Manager
Role/Level/Range: ATP/04/PE 
Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with experience
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: M-F, 8:30 A.M - 5:00 P.M 
Exempt Status: Exempt  
Location: School of Public Health 

Department name: Project Mgmt and Construction Services 
Personnel area: School of Public Health


The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.


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