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Job Standard for Campus Operations, Project Manager 1

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Campus Operations, Project Manager 1 Overview

  • Work Type: Professional
  • Job Code: 75124
  • Pay Grade: P7
  • FLSA Status: Exempt
  • Career Level: Intermediate
  • Family: Campus Planning & Facilities
  • Function: Engineering & Architecture


Under the general direction of the Senior Leads, manages the planning, design, and construction of projects and physical improvements undertaken by the University, ensuring they meet state and federal regulations and procedures and are effectively managed from concept through planning, design, bidding, construction, and occupancy.

Level Scope

Fully competent and productive professional contributor who applies acquired job skills, policies, and procedures to complete substantive assignments/projects/tasks of moderate scope and complexity.  Works independently with general supervision; exercises judgment within defined guidelines and practices to determine appropriate action.  May provide guidance and assistance to entry level professionals and/or support employees.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree and 2 years experience or equivalent

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Experience in architectural/engineering design and construction practices.
  • Experience in building construction inspection and construction cost estimating.
  • Skills in the preparation of construction documents.
  • Knowledge of construction contracts and contract law.
  • Knowledge of architectural professional practice procedures.
  • Skills in appropriate human relations with expertise in communication; excellent customer service/team player.
  • Knowledge and experience in DPW regulations and procedures.
  • Ability to multi-task and adapt to other duties as assigned.

Essential Functions

Key Responsibilities

60% of Time the Campus Operations, Project Manager 1 must:

  • Analyze and document the development of programmatic requirements with departments on in-house design projects.
  • Prepare documents for bidding and construction, or coordinate with design consultants on in-house design projects as requested by University departments.
  • Perform all required code analysis with the International Building Code, National Fire Prevention Association, Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Life/Safety Code.
  • Administer construction contracts on in-house design projects including the awarding of construction contracts, preparation of change orders, and review of Certificates and Applications for Payment.
  • Provide oversight to the design process, the preparation of bidding documents, the awarding of construction contracts, the preparation of change orders, and the progress of construction.
  • Develop & provide current, ongoing information to manage project funding, schedules & scope descriptions for project reporting.
  • Resolve construction issues on the job site regarding unforeseen conditions, construction Issues, and owner proposed changes.
  • Determine/coordinate move schedules and timelines with departments that align with the University’s strategic plan.  Collaborate with occupants to determine relocation goals, relocation schedule, phasing plan as necessary.

35% of Time the Campus Operations, Project Manager 1

Determined by department needs

5% of Time the Campus Operations, Project Manager 1

Perform other duties as assigned

Work Environment and Physical Demands

Some positions may involve frequent bending, moving, lifting, and carrying material weighing up to 50 pounds; some positions may involve moving, lifting, and carrying material weighing up to 70 pounds; standing up to eight hours each day; working in all weather conditions; exposure to high noise levels and requiring wearing hearing protection.

Travel Requirement

Not applicable

Career Path

Additional training/education or equivalent experience, as well as business need, are required for movement into higher level jobs.


Incumbents must perform the essential duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work.  Final employment offers are contingent upon a Final Candidate’s successful completion of a Background Verification, and a determination by the University that the information derived from the Background Verification does not disqualify the individual.  In addition, a Financial History Check and Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) Check may be required.