Skip to Main Content Skip to Footer

Job Express Positions

For the week of November 29, 2021

General Administration & Management

Maintenance & Operations

Planning, Design & Construction


Associate Vice President for Facilities Development and Sustainability
University Of West Georgia

Associate Vice President

for Facilities Development and Sustainability

at the University Of West Georgia

The University of West Georgia seeks an experienced facilities and grounds administrator to serve as Associate Vice President for Facilities Development and Sustainability. Reporting to the Vice President for Administrative Services, this senior leader directs the University of West Georgia’s facilities and grounds planning, design, and construction operations, along with development of the 635-acre, 2.6 million square-feet of facilities on the main campus in Carrollton and the UWG Center in Newnan.

For complete information, see the Search Profile

at https://myersmcrae.com/skins/userfiles/files/uwg-avp-fds.pdf

 

THE UNIVERSITY OF WEST GEORGIA

     Only 50 miles west of Atlanta, the University of West Georgia serves more than 13,400 students across nine academic units. UWG is known for its innovative academic programs and student-centered environment. Perennially ranked as a top national university, UWG currently offers 92 programs of study with locations in Carrollton, Douglasville, and Newnan.

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Associate Vice President for Facilities Development and Sustainability (AVP) directly supervises department leaders and provides highly responsible, independent, and complex leadership for key offices and functional areas, including facilities services, grounds service, energy systems, sustainability, fleet management and maintenance, architectural and design services, infrastructure planning, construction management, and custodial services. The AVP directs a 200-plus-employee workforce.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

·       Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in Engineering, Construction Management, Facilities Management, or related field

·       At least 10 years of progressively responsible management experience in different phases of facilities services, construction, capital planning, senior college administration, and public sector leadership, or similar work environments

Preferred Qualifications

·       Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in Engineering, Construction Management, Facilities Management, Business Administration, Public Administration, or related field

·       12-15 years of progressively responsible management experience in different phases of facilities services, construction, capital planning, senior college administration, and public sector leadership, or similar work environments

See the Search Profile at

 https://myersmcrae.com/skins/userfiles/files/uwg-avp-fds.pdf

for complete information.

 

APPLICATION & NOMINATION PROCESS

Application packet must include: a) A letter of application that addresses the responsibilities and qualifications of the position, b) Current resume, and c) At least four references with full contact information including e-mails (References will not be contacted without consent from applicant.)

Submit application packet (preferably as PDFs) to UWG-AVPFacilities@myersmcrae.com. Additional information will be requested upon receipt of application.

Review of applications begins December 6, 2021. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


Nominations

Submit nominations to UWG-AVPFacilities-nominate@myersmcrae.com with complete contact and e-mail information for the individual being nominated.

Myers McRae Executive Search and Consulting is assisting UWG with this search. www.myersmcrae.com

The University of West Georgia is an AA, EOE employer and strongly encourages the applications and nominations of women and minorities. University System of Georgia Board of Regents policy requires the completion of a background check as a prior condition of employment.

 


Director of Real Estate Services
Virginia Commonwealth University

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery - the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work.

Capital Assets and Real Estate (CARE) provides strategic and comprehensive real estate services and management that align with and support the university's strategic plan and institutional goals, while at the same time giving consideration to the economic development and engagement activities coordinated with the university's leadership. Important to the success of the university's real estate development is the unit's role in liaising and collaborating with facilities planning and academic and administrative units to ensure critical communication and coordination. Talented individuals join our team because they share our purpose to build relationships across the institution and drive innovation. We are an equal opportunity employer that is committed to an inclusive environment for all employees.

Reporting to the Assistant Vice President of Capital Assets and Real Estate, the Director of Real Estate Services will have comprehensive oversight of the day-to-day real estate operations and responsibility for leading a high performing team. This includes oversight and execution of real estate transactions, portfolio and property management functions for the University and the University's related entities. This role will evaluate operations and provide important data and insights that will influence strategic direction. The Director will also assess and adjust procedures and processes to maximize efficiencies while achieving departmental objectives.

Duties and Responsibilities

The ideal candidate is a strategic thought partner, responsible for property acquisitions and dispositions, commercial and residential leasing, property management, market research, leveraging private commercial and market resources, facility use agreements, easements, and coordination around various development, upfit or construction projects. The role will liaise with stakeholders from the VCU Health System and build key relationships. The Director will also support the implementation of other real estate related University projects with anticipation that the function will increase in responsibility over time.

Other duties include:

  • Developing contracts and agreements, and providing contract administration and monitoring with applicable terms and provisions
  • Overseeing and coordinating a large volume of diverse and wide-ranging real property transactions for the University, including office, retail, rental housing and land. Property management requirements including leasing of owned properties, preparation of building operating statements, reporting of financial performance, general property accounting, and managing capital budget. This position serves as the University's primary contact for these operations
  • Liaising closely with legal counsel, both University and independent, as well as other stakeholders including senior University officials, consultants, brokers, design and construction professionals
  • Managing University-owned rental properties, administering University leases and managing all aspects of Foundation-owned properties
  • Leading and supervising a collaborative team of professional staff within the Capital Assets and Real Estate office (current staff of four property professionals)
  • Maintaining all University property-related records and legal instruments, including deeds, easements, leases, surveys, environmental reports, appraisals, home inspections, maps and plans

Minimum Hiring Standards Include

  • Bachelor's degree and at least five years' experience in real estate transactions, property management, business operations and leading and managing a team or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Working knowledge of real estate concepts such as valuation and negotiation principles, policies, techniques, real estate law, property descriptions, land title reports, instruments of ownership, property management, leasing, surveys, deeds, titles, plats, and contract writing and interpretation in institutional, commercial, and governmental settings; knowledge of basic real estate financial analysis
  • Detail oriented with the ability to write legible, clear, and concise reports and in examining title reports, surveys, property descriptions, appraisals and environmental surveys/reports
  • Strong written and oral communication skills; effective presenter both written and oral
  • Successful candidates should have demonstrated experiences in fostering a diverse and inclusive environment and an expressed commitment to do so while at VCU
  • Effective Supervisory experience and ability to lead and manage a high performing team
  • Proven ability to use prudent judgment to identify and evaluate alternative solutions and make effective business decisions and recommendations
  • Experience developing key partnerships with municipal, business, and community partners in collaboration on shared resources and solutions
  • Ability to work across diverse groups, both internal and external, to establish and maintain effective working relationships with team members, academic units, property owners, consultants, attorneys, etc.
  • Experience working collaboratively with interdepartmental teams
  • Ability to develop and compare acquisition/lease budgets to provide high level, accurate data related to transaction costs

Preferred Hiring Standards

  • Master's degree in business, finance, real estate management, public administration or related field, or equivalent experience with considerable real estate transactional experience
  • Extensive real estate transactional experience, preferably within a higher education setting
  • A recognized professional designation (CCIM, CPM, AICP, MAI, etc.) with significant and long-standing experience in commercial or institutional real estate or a similar field

If you are interested in applying please see the full description at VCU's site using the link below:

https://vcu.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/410?c=vcu

 


Arborist Supervisor
University of Texas at El Paso

Arborist Supervisor

Job ID 6931

Location El Paso, TX

 

Purpose of Position

Under moderate supervision and with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment, responsible for maintaining trees and plants to ensure their healthy, safe, and in attractive condition, including chemical applications, repairing, cabling, watering and pruning. Responsible for the removal of any dead, diseased, and declining trees and plants on campus.

 

Required Qualifications

Completion of two year certificate in arboriculture, horticulture or forestry.

Three years of experience, related to the statement of duties and responsibilities; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree preferred.

International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Arborist Certification or able to become certified within one year of employment.

 

To apply, visit: https://zahr-prd-candidate-ada.utshare.utsystem.edu/psp/ZAHRPRDADA/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=2&JobOpeningId=6931&PostingSeq=1

 

EO/AA Statement

The University of Texas at El Paso is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or sexual orientation and gender in employment or the provision of services in accordance with state and federal law. Discrimination on the basis of sex includes an employee’s or prospective employee’s right to be free from sexual harassment under Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of 1972.

 


Assistant Superintendent of Facilities and Operations
Syphax Center

PREFERRED QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
• Broad knowledge of the principles and practices of school administration as applied to facilities and school transportation operations.
• Broad knowledge of both central and school based administrative policies and procedures related to facilities and operations. 
• Broad knowledge of the organization and operation of the Arlington Public School System.
• Comprehensive knowledge of school, federal, state and local regulations that govern school facilities and transportation operations.
• Comprehensive knowledge of and ability to apply or ensure compliance with School Board policies and procedures.
• Ability to manage department fiscal affairs and to direct the operations of a broad range of activities through subordinate managers to successfully carry out the division’s responsibilities.
• Ability to plan, supervise and evaluate work of professionals and administrators, and to participate in program assessment and evaluations.
• Ability to design, develop and direct the implementation of plans and programs.
• Ability to establish and maintain successful working relationships with staff, students, and citizens.
• Ability to communicate school system policies and programs to the general public, the media and government officials.
• Ability to communicate skillfully both orally and in writing including preparing complex reports, making formal oral presentations, participating fluently in meetings, etc.
• Experience working with students, families, and staff from various cultural and linguistic backgrounds.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with principals, teachers, supervisors, parents, other responsible school officials and County staff.

MINIMUM EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

Possession of a master’s degree, preferably in Business, Public or School Administration and extensive experience in an administrative position involving school district facilities management; or any equivalent combination of education, experience and training that provides the above noted knowledge, skill and abilities.
 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
• Ability to problem solve and articulate a clear vision for the department.
• Broad knowledge of administrative methods and techniques; knowledge of current trends in facilities and operations.
• Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
• Ability to develop effective working relationships with community and governmental leaders, staff, and the general public.

 

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF WORK

The Assistant Superintendent for Facilities and Operations is responsible for the management of the school system’s maintenance, energy, custodial, transportation, and capital improvement programs. Responsibilities also include recommending staff for hire and managing program areas. The Assistant Superintendent for Facilities and Operations performs related duties as required or assigned.

Work is performed under direction of the Chief Operating Officer of Arlington Public Schools. Work is reviewed primarily for compatibility with school system goals and objectives, State of Virginia requirements and federal facilities regulations. Supervision is exercised over a large staff of directors, managers, technical and support personnel. The staff includes employees in a variety of occupations (for example architects, engineers, carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, HVAC mechanics, custodians, bus drivers, etc.).

ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK (May not include all duties performed – These are intended as an illustration of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.) 
• Administers and provides planning, leadership, and management to the following functional areas: facilities planning, design and construction, maintenance, cleaning/custodial services, energy management and school transportation.
• Ensures that staff members are aware of and understand the priorities, goals and objectives of the School Board and the Superintendent.
• Advises the Chief Operating Officer on matters pertaining to facilities and operations, ensuring that the Chief Operating Officer is kept informed of problems and sensitive issues.
• Participates in the planning and preparation of the Superintendent’s annual budget recommendations, and manages the School Board’s approved budget for Facilities and Operations.
• Advises the Chief Operating Officer on the need for new or revised Facilities and Operations policies and procedures, and directs the implementation of all applicable School Board policies.
• Meets regularly with principals, building managers and other customers to determine whether their needs are being met.
• Delegates to subordinate staff the authority to take necessary action to perform the services required by the school system.
• Assures that subordinate staff coordinate with each other on common issues and with customers (principals, building managers, teachers, parents) as necessary in carrying out the organization’s responsibilities such as building renovations.
• Meets with community groups and works to develop credibility and confidence on matters related to facilities and operations. 
• Coordinates with appropriate County staff members and agencies where cooperative efforts are appropriate.

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO APPLY:

https://www.apsva.us

 

 


Assistant Vice President, Operations and Maintenance
University of Dayton

Position Summary / Essential Job Functions

The Assistant Vice President, Operations and Maintenance is responsible for providing leadership and direction for all operations and maintenance activities and access control for the entire campus community. The department is comprised of 70 full-time employees and 25 to 30 student employees. The AVP is responsible for managing a budget of approximately $34M which is allocated for maintenance and repairs, renovations, general upkeep, custodial, contract services, and for access control on all campus and residential buildings. She / he is responsible for ensuring the proper maintenance and operations of over 5.5 million square feet of facility space. Additionally, the AVP, Operations and Maintenance has the overall responsibility for access control, including management, installation, maintenance and repair of card readers, keys, and lock and door hardware for over 14,000 doors in all campus buildings.

Responsibilities

  • Provides comprehensive management of the department, including staff supervision, recruitment and retention. Responsible for the maintenance of all academic, administrative, residential, and auxiliary buildings and structures.
  • Effectively delegates to subordinates and holds them accountable for satisfactory performance of maintenance assignments. Meets with Associate Directors to review activities and provide direction to meet departmental goals.
  • Develops short and long range plans for campus and residential areas to ensure proper maintenance and annual financial planning.
  • Establishes and recommends policies and procedures, ensures organization's compliance with rules, policies, procedures and codes, develops and implements department goals, and oversees management of University resources.
  • Reviews work assignments, maintenance schedules, service programs, procedures and practices, and makes improvements as needed; develops and directs preventive maintenance programs, procedures and policies.
  • Develops, maintains, and controls the department's $34M budget. Determines maintenance personnel needs as well as requirements for supplies, materials, equipment, and maintenance contract hires and prepares yearly budgets accordingly. Continuously monitors expenditures and prepares budget projections and forecasts to meet demands for goods and services and to maintain the high standard of facility appearance and functionality.
  • Engages, plans, and schedules subcontractors when needed to assist in maintenance, repair, and construction requirements and conducts inspections to ensure work performed meets requirements.
  • Provides consultation for direct reports/staff regarding bargaining unit contracts and stipulations.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, architecture, interior design, or related field
  • At least 10 years’ experience in facilities maintenance/management and operations or in all phases of construction/renovation project management
  • Excellent, proven financial management skills and experience managing large budgets. (i.e., over $20M)
  • At least six years progressively responsible experience managing a team/group of at least five individuals in which at least four years have been in a supervisory capacity
  • Demonstrated experience in all phases of facilities operations and maintenance
  • General knowledge of applicable housing commercial building codes and regulations as well as maintenance practices
  • Demonstrated effective communications skills, in both oral and written forms
  • Demonstrated experience collaborating across multiple units and with various constituents
  • Must have a valid driver's license
  • Must be available after hours and on weekends/holidays for consultation, as necessary

Preferred Qualifications

  • Property management knowledge and experience overseeing a team of property managers
  • Facility operations and maintenance experience in a college/university setting
  • Knowledge of lock shop operations, key control and distribution, door locks, and hardware
  • Experience working with diverse constituents in a higher education environment
  • Facilities management professional association certification (i.e., APPA CEFP, IFMA FMP, etc.)
  • Experience with union labor personnel management

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this position, the employee will occasionally be required to perform the following: walking, kneeling, crouching, balancing, lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, handling, talking, and hearing. The employee will frequently be sitting and standing in this position. Specific vision abilities required by this role include close vision, distance vision, color-vision, and depth perception. The employee must occasionally lift and move up to or in excess of 100 pounds.

The University of Dayton is conducting a regional search with the assistance of Helbling & Associates (www.helblingsearch.com).

Please Submit Applications or Nominations to

Marc Datz, Regional Manager, Midwest

E: marcd@helblingsearch.com

O: (724) 935-7500 x110

C: 412-337-3151

Please visit Helbling & Associates’ Candidates Page for more information.

In accordance with its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University of Dayton is committed to the principles of diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity. Equal opportunity shall be assured in employment decisions such as hiring and termination, promotion and demotion, job assignment, transfer, compensation, discipline, training, and development. The University is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment without regard to age, race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national or ethnic origin, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information, military status, veteran status, familial status or any other protected category under applicable local, state or federal law, ordinance or regulation.

 

CEFP preferred.


Associate Director, Building Services
University of Maryland College Park

Department of Residential Facilities

Associate Director, Building Services

Position # 100820

The University of Maryland, College Park, seeks a forward-thinking and action-oriented leader as the Department of Residential Facilities’ (DRF) Associate Director of Building Services. DRF provides services for 2.6 million square feet of undergraduate housing in 49 residence halls, 21 fraternity/sorority houses, and 313,000 square feet in 3 recreation facilities. The department is comprised of 275 employees and the budget exceeds $54 million annually.

The Associate Director of Building Services is a member of the department’s leadership team and is responsible for delivering housekeeping and pest management services 24 hours/day year round to 8,300 students and campus visitors/guests in residence halls and recreation facilities.  As part of the leadership team, the person will provide input and participate in decision making that will directly contribute to operational excellence for the entire DRF organization.  The Associate Director is responsible for over 125 staff and an approximate $10M operating budget.  

Statement of Duties, Functions, and Responsibilities

Leadership

  • Participates on the DRF leadership team contributing to the success of the entire DRF organization. Provides input and supports decision making for the organization and is integral in the success of facilities operations and the Maryland Student Experience.
  • Actively participates in developing departmental goals, priorities and setting clear team performance expectations. 
  • Defines and reviews service and performance standards for personnel and building systems, and analyzes data for informed decision making.
  • Embraces and champions a culture of safety excellence. 
  • Fosters and leads the building services organization with a culture of engagement and inclusivity in which all employees are treated with respect and professionalism.

Service Delivery & Operational Management

  • Continually seeks feedback and monitors, evaluates and adjusts teamwork initiatives, operational excellence and service strategies.  
  • Works with the leadership team to evaluate efficiency and effectiveness of services provided through use of the business’ automated quality assurance program.
  • Defines, develops and reviews inventory management and asset control procedures consistent with department, campus and state guidelines.  
  • Oversees response for after-hours, weekend and holiday housekeeping emergencies.

Stakeholder Management

  • Establishes and promotes an organizational culture where effective service to students, parents and staff is a top priority.  Establishes successful relationships with key campus partners.
  • Responds to inquiries from residents, parents and staff in a calm, constructive manner to investigate complaints and establish a plan for corrective action.
  • Collaborates with various campus departments and operating partners to ensure services are completed, coordinated or managed appropriately to effectively support the mission of Student Affairs.   

Fiscal Stewardship

  • Responsible for administering the Building Services unit budget and inventory with the ability of quickly making independent decisions.  
  • Responsible for procuring and managing contractors.
  • Meets with direct reports to review expenditures, assists in the preparation of each subsequent year’s budget and assures that managers provide relevant details to assist in the preparation of routine year-end projections.  

Key Competencies, Knowledge, and Skills

  • Collaboration - Interpersonal skills to lead with compassion, energy and empathy that can engage a large and culturally diverse union workforce, and sustain a trusted working relationship with campus partners, residents and staff.
  • Change Leader - Ability to affect positive organizational change while gaining employee engagement and involvement.  
  • Integrity & Ethics - Professional ethics, a commitment to health and safety, and a focus on quality and efficiency are essential to provide an optimal housing experience for every student on campus. 
  • Problem-Solving – The ability to analyze and solve challenging interpersonal and/or operational issues daily.  Know when quick decisions are necessary and when further evaluation and assessment is warranted. 

Required Qualifications, Education, & Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Facilities Management, Business Management or related field.  

Minimum of ten (10) years experience in a facilities management organization and a minimum of five (5) years of supervisory experience of housekeeping staff.  

Experience working in a comparable sized housekeeping operation and working knowledge of green cleaning standards and APPA standards. 

Preferences

Registered Environmental Services Executive (RESE) certification from IEHA/ISSA

Certified Healthcare Environmental Services Professional (CHESP) from AHA, or similar from APPA.  

Comprehensive knowledge and skill in the methods, techniques and staffing standards of the commercial cleaning industry as well as OSHA/MOSH regulations related to the trade.  

Bilingual in English and Spanish desired.

To Apply:  apply online at https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/85982.   Submit resume, letter of interest and a list of three references.  Best consideration date is January 9, 2022.

 


Manager of Custodial Services
Shenandoah University

Shenandoah University’s Office of Physical Plant is accepting applications for a Manager of Custodial Services. This is a full-time benefited position located on our main campus in Winchester, Virginia.

Responsibilities:

  • Directs, plans and coordinates the day to day operations of cleaning and light maintenance in the custodial department.  
  • Develops short and long term goals, determines staffing needs, manages two custodial supervisors
  • Oversees hiring, training, employee evaluations and employee payroll
  • Responsible for maintaining the custodial budget 
  • Maintains working relationships with key players around campus to assure high levels of customer service.  
  • Supervises work orders, summer residence hall cleaning, staffing of weekend and special events, and ensures that the SU cleaning standards are being followed.
  • Oversees the interior pest control for buildings on campus along with in-house and outside pest control contractors.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Physical Plant.

 

Required Skills

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's degree in management, 5 years of progressively responsible experience in facilities management and/or custodial services.  
  • Experience with current custodial cleaning techniques, APPA cleaning standards and knowledge of custodial chemicals and equipment.

How to Apply: 

The complete application will include a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references. The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a qualified candidate is selected.

Shenandoah University is committed to enriching its educational experience and culture through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff. All candidates are strongly encouraged to include a statement in their cover letters addressing ways in which they may be able to contribute to that commitment.

**Note: A pre-employment background check, fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or on a University approved medical or religious exemption, as well as a satisfactory driving record will be required as a condition of hire. 

Shenandoah University values the unique and diverse perspectives of individuals and communities locally and globally and seeks to foster mutual understanding in an inviting community where individuals are welcome and respected. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran’s status or on any other basis protected under applicable law.

https://jobs.silkroad.com/ShenandoahUniversity/EmploymentPortal/jobs/1421

 


Project Manager
Fort Lewis College

Fort Lewis College – Project Manager

The Project Manager is a member of the Planning, Design & Construction team who are responsible for all college building construction, renovations and campus infrastructure upgrades. This position will be responsible for multiple projects, occurring simultaneously, from start to finish to include scope development with clients, acquisition of professional design and contractor services, day to day oversight of project activities and financial accountability for budget management and compliance with all Office of State Architect policies and procedures.

For additional details visit Fort Lewis College - Project Manager

 


Project Manager
University of Texas at Austin

Project Manager


Provide professional project management of design and construction projects for university facilities. Projects may include new construction, fit-out of shell spaces, renovation of existing spaces, and maintenance of existing building and campus infrastructure, up to 10 million dollars per project.

For a detailed description and to apply for this position, please visit our online job application system at: 

https://utaustin.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UTstaff/job/AUSTIN-TX/Project-Manager_R_00017331-1

 


Project Manager 1
Central Washington University

Job Summary

All employees are expected to support CWU’s commitment to diversity and to bring and support inclusion into the university environment The Project Manager is responsible for planning, coordinating and executing projects. Disseminates workloads related to the project and maintains constant communication with team members, stakeholders and sponsors regarding status, communications, strategies, risks, issues and delivery dates. Working independently, this position has general discretion in applying project management knowledge to coordinate the activities of multiple projects and project team. The opportunity at Central Washington University presents the opportunity to make a lasting impact on the campus community by shaping the physical academic environment through innovative design & construction, sustainable practices, & creative pedagogy.   Nestled in the valley of Kittitas County, CWU sits in the city of Ellensburg, that provides a slower pace of living, smaller population density and optimal work/life balance set to the traditional collegiate experience of the CWU Wildcat Spirit.  This position is expected to end on  June 30, 2023 when it is up for renewal, and it is contingent upon continued project(s) funding that occurs on a biannual basis from the Office of Financial Management (OFM) (Capital budget requests | Office of Financial Management). All employees are expected to support CWU’s commitment to diversity and to bring and support inclusion into the university environment.

Job Duties

Project Management

- Meets with clients to ascertain project goals and deadlines
- Develops detailed project plans to monitor and track progress of projects
- Through the project management office, maintains project schedules, status reports, creative grids, etc.
- Measures project performance using appropriate tools and techniques
- Ensures work is appropriately reviewed internally before presentation to client and delivery to printer
- Develops production plans for key clients, anticipating and planning workload and product delivery
- In coordination with department managers, leads the development of project plans for projects. Project planning will include:

  • facilitate the definition of project scope, goals, stakeholders and deliverables
  • define project tasks and resource requirements
  • develop project plans, assemble and coordinate project staff
  • manage project budget
    plan and schedule project timelines
  • provide direction and support to project team
  • route and receive proofs and samples
  • monitor and report on progress of the project to all stakeholders
  • implement and manage project changes and interventions to achieve project output

Assist in the development and monitoring of vendor contracts
- Ensure resource availability and allocation
- Independently leads moderate to large sized team or teams on projects.
- Responsible for bringing assigned projects to completion.
- Develops project plans, determines project goals, establishes and maintains project schedules
Identifies project team members (including functional and technical experts as needed for consultation), serves as liaison between project team(s) and functional and technical users
Provides input and performs other functions in support of ongoing systems maintenance, enhancement, and other projects, including assistance with solution requests, business cases, and project portfolio management
Coordinates project tasks such as scheduling project meetings and coordinating assignments, assisting with analysis, applying quality assurance standards, conducting fit and gap activities, and communicating status of project and project team activities to stakeholders
Assists with documentation of project activities, results and works with training coordinators to identify, develop and provide user training
Assists end users with access, retrieval and program support
Provides assistance and support to university committee and sub committees
Arranges and attends meetings, seminars, symposia and other events related to project efforts. Stays informed of developments in field

- Perform other duties as assigned

  • For full information and to apply online please visit https://careers.cwu.edu (Search Job ID 4504)
  • CWU is an EEO/AA/Title IX/Veteran/Disability Employer
  • Position(s) open until Filled

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, architecture, construction management or closely related field plus one year minimum in construction, facility, or manufacturing management
  • Knowledge of estimating, construction methods, generic engineering principles, equipment and technology
  • Experience leading and advising members in the accomplishment of assigned projects and tasks, including project procedures and guidelines, and establishing collaboration amongst team members
  • Excellent professional, interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Experience using Microsoft software suite or similar software, including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project
  • Demonstrated attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability and/or experience working with students and/or co-workers from a wide range of abilities, backgrounds and experiences
  • OR any combination of education and/or experience which clearly demonstrates the ability to accomplish the essential functions of the position

How To Apply

To apply for this position, you must complete the on-line application and attach:

  • A detailed cover letter clearly demonstrating how your education and experience: (a) meet the required (and, as applicable, preferred) qualifications, and (b) demonstrate the ability to perform the responsibilities as described by the posting;
  • Resume including work history, education, training; and

  • Contact information for three professional references.

Screening Begins: December 7, 2021 and open until filled