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Project Manager

Apply now Job no: 492835
Work type: Staff Full-time
Location: UMBC Campus
Categories: Executive/Director/Management, Other, Project Management/Planning


 Design & Construction


The incumbent will manage design and construction process for new construction and renovation projects.  Specific duties include: coordinate and lead project development activities from point of client conception through project completion; support the procurement of and the administration of contracts for the design and construction teams; create, coordinate and facilitate project schedules; prepare and maintain project budgets; liaise between internal clients, campus administrators, and external contractors; provide expertise in a professional field of civil engineering, architecture, electrical or mechanical engineering; coordinate project development, design review, contract administration, and support development of and implementation of campus standards and management guidelines; prioritize ongoing and new projects, as well as conduct research and gather information; and perform other duties as assigned.


Required Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management  or related area and three years (five preferred) experience preferably experience preferably in construction management  or related technical specialization with responsibilities outlined above. A valid Driver's license is required.

Must have:  well developed analytical, organizational and problem-solving skills; excellent interpersonal and customer service skills; strong verbal/written communication and presentation skills; knowledge of principles and practices of project management and construction technologies; demonstrated ability to manage design and construction projects; proven consultation and change management skills; and computer skills in relevant design and office applications.

Responsibilities of this position requires monitoring of construction activities in the field. Walking over rough terrain and maneuvering through active construction sites will be required.

Preferred Qualifications: 
  • Experience with sustainable design, energy conserving measures, electrical and mechanical systems
  • Experience with design and construction contract administration in occupied Higher Education setting
  • Professional Architect or Engineer license
Background Screening Statement:

A background check will be required.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and names, addresses and telephone numbers of three professional references.

Screening of Applications Begins: For best consideration submit application materials by February 15, 2019.  Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
Salary: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Hours: Full-time 
Type:  Regular  
Additional Information: Responsibilities of this position requires monitoring of construction activities in the field. Walking over rough terrain and maneuvering through active construction sites will be required.
FLSA Status: Exempt
Benefits: UMBC offers a benefits package for regular and grant-funded regular employees including generous leave, excellent health, life, and disability insurance, retirement plans, tuition remission, on-site preschool, and numerous professional development and wellness opportunities. Contractual/Contingent II positions may include some benefits. To learn more about our benefits click here.
 Equal Opportunity Statement: UMBC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, minority group members, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


If you require a reasonable accommodation for a disability for any part of the employment process, please contact the Human Resources Department at 410-455-2337 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Work Authorization  As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation upon hire showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.

Advertised: Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: Open Until Filled

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