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Staff - Senior Facilities Planning and Construction Project Manager

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Posting Details

General Statement of Job

General Statement of Job

The Senior Facilities Planning and Construction Project Manager coordinates facilities planning, design and construction with institutional planning processes. Oversees departmental project management staff.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

Specific Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Coordinates facilities planning, design and construction with institutional planning processes.
  2. Coordinates with the Director of Facilities Planning and Construction and the Assistant Director of Facilities Planning and Construction to plan, develop, and implement facilities capital improvement projects.
  3. Coordinates mentoring and advising for department’s project management staff.
  4. Coordinates with department’s project management staff to develop project schedules.
  5. Coordinates with the Director of Facilities Planning and Construction and the Assistant Director of Facilities Planning and Construction to prepare project assignments.
  6. Assists with the development of capital improvement budgets for various types of projects.
  7. Participates in development of construction budgets.
  8. Provides project oversight to satisfy owner requirements in space programming, design quality, cost, schedule, and economy of operations, including review of working drawings, specifications and bid proposals.
  9. Provides facilities capital improvement project oversight and participates in design and construction activities.
  10. Coordinates facility audits and conducts condition assessments.
  11. Coordinates and integrates facilities planning with institutional planning processes including the placement and relocation of faculty and staff.
  12. Coordinates to maintain campus master utility drawings, project drawing files, and various other facility related records.
  13. Reviews plans and specifications for construction feasibility and compliance with college design guidelines and standards.
  14. Assists in the review of construction submittals and test results.
  15. Coordinates effective filing of planning documents, construction documents, and electronic drawing files.
  16. Assists in maintaining electronic facilities space and databases through use of database and facilities management software.
  17. Coordinates and plans utilization and reallocation of facilities space.
  18. Participates in the planning of additional space needs to accommodate growth.
  19. Participates in the procurement of architectural, engineering and construction services.
  20. Participates in review of payment for design and construction related applications.
  21. Oversees departmental project management staff.
  22. Performs other duties as assigned.

Position Information

Posting Number SP0906
Position Title Staff - Senior Facilities Planning and Construction Project Manager
Department FAS-Dir Fac Planning & Construction
Temporary End Date (if applicable)
Location Pecan
E-Class Professional/Technical
E-Class* Professional/Technical
FLSA Exempt
FLSA*
Min Salary $60,000.00
Salary Range*
Required Education and Experience
  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture or Engineering required.
  2. At least six (6) years of experience in facilities planning, design, construction, supervision and/or facilities/project management required.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  1. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  2. Strong computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Office including, but not limited to, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook, the Windows environment, and internet research skills.
  3. Knowledge of building design, building codes and regulations, and project oversight.
  4. Demonstrated project management skills.
  5. Ability to prioritize, organize, and complete multiple tasks with attention to detail, within stated deadlines.
  6. Ability to work independently as well as a team player within department and with others.
  7. Ability to adapt to constant change and periods of fast-paced, high-intensity work situations.
  8. Ability to work evenings and/or weekends as needed; willing to travel throughout the college district using own means of reliable transportation.
  9. Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with a diverse, multi-cultural college population.
  10. Demonstrated commitment to achieving the vision and mission of South Texas College.
  11. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret blueprints, building regulation manuals and technical journals. Must thoroughly understand all building regulations, financial reports, and legal documents.
  12. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from staff, customers, regulatory agencies or members of the business community.
  13. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or Board of Trustees.
  14. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  15. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Checks, Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations
  1. All applicants are subject to a national criminal background check under South Texas College policy.
  2. Security Sensitive position: In addition, subject to federal background check.
  3. Must have a valid Texas driver’s license and proof of liability insurance.
  4. Intern Architect, Engineer-in-Training or Licensed Architect / Engineer, preferred.
Physical Requirements
  1. Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
  2. Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling while walking, standing or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces. The amount of balancing exceeds that needed for ordinary locomotion and maintenance of body equilibrium.
  3. Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms. Body agility is emphasized.
  4. Moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet.
  5. Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.
  6. Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.
  7. Picking, pinching, typing, or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand as in handling.
  8. Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.
  9. Picking, holding, or otherwise working, primarily with the whole hand.
  10. Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction.
  11. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make the discrimination in sound.
  12. Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.
  13. Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position. Occurs to a considerable degree and requires substantial use of upper extremities and back muscles.
  14. Ability to make rational decisions through sound logic and deductive processes.
  15. Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
  16. Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward.
  17. Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
  18. Substantial movements (motions) of the wrist, hands, and/or fingers.
  19. Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word including the ability to convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately and concisely.
  20. Standing particularly for sustained periods of time.
  21. Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist. Occurs to a considerable degree and requires full motion of the lower extremities and back muscles.
  22. Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word including those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
  23. Shouting in order to be heard above ambient noise level.
  24. Close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; and/or extensive reading, including color, depth perception, and field vision.
  25. Visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned or to make general observations of facilities or structures.
  26. Visual acuity to operate motor vehicles and/or heavy equipment.
  27. Close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and operation of machines; using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication parts at distances close to the eyes.
  28. Mobility to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another.
Working Environment
  1. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions.
  2. The noise level in the work environment is occasionally loud.

The above job description is not intended as, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.

Security Sensitive? Yes
Security Sensitive?* Yes

Posting Detail Information

Desired Start Date
Close Date 02/22/2018
Open Until Filled (overrides Close Date) No
Special Instructions to Applicants

This is an On-line ONLY Application

Thoroughly redact or block security sensitive information including social security number, date of birth, age, citizenship status, sex/gender, ethnicity, marital status and applicant photos from all documents. FAILURE TO BLOCK ANY SUCH INFORMATION WILL RENDER THE APPLICATION INCOMPLETE. For further information, click here. All uploaded documents become part of the applicant’s application and are viewable to personnel involved in the hiring process.


Foreign Transcripts

Applicants submitting employment applications with foreign transcripts must provide transcript equivalency documentation from an approved evaluation service. The evaluation service must be a member of The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES).The evaluation service links on the following site are provided by South Texas College for your convenience but are not affiliated with South Texas College. NACES Members

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EEO Statement

Equal Employment Opportunity
South Texas College is an equal education and equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer. As an equal education institution and equal opportunity employer, the College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, disability, genetic information, or veteran status. Discrimination is prohibited and the College will comply with all applicable College policies, and state and federal legislation. This policy extends to individuals seeking employment with and admission to the College.

Title IX Statement
Title IX of the Education Amendments 1972 (20 U.S.C. s1681 et seq.) and its implementing regulations, 34 C.F.R. Part 106 (Title IX), “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.”

Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest academic degree earned?
    • Doctorate
    • Master
    • Bachelor
    • Associate
    • Certificate
    • Other
  2. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • The Monitor
    • South Texas College Human Resources Website
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • InsideHigherEd.Com
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Starr County Town Crier
    • Other
  3. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-1
    • 1-3
    • 3-5
    • 5-7
    • 7+
  4. * Do you have at least six (6) years of experience in facilities planning, design, construction, supervision and/or facilities/project management?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts/Foreign Transcript Evaluations
Optional Documents