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Project Manager or Senior Project Manager, Facilities (1878)

Idaho State University
Job Location:
Facilities Management
Project Manager or Senior Project Manager, Facilities (1878)
Pocatello - Main

Institution Information

Idaho State University, established in 1901, is a Carnegie-classified doctoral research and teaching institution, with a culture built on trust, compassion, stability, and hope. ISU serves over 12,000 students in Pocatello, Meridian, Twin Falls, and Idaho Falls. Students and faculty at ISU are leading the way in cutting-edge research and innovative solutions. We are proud to offer exceptional academics nestled in the grand, natural beauty of the West. We invite you to apply to be a part of our University community!

Job Description

This job announcement will be used to fill either the Project Manager or Senior Project Manager level depending upon the training and experience of the successful candidate.

To plan and coordinate construction-project development; review construction project plans and specifications for technical content and accuracy; perform project management responsibilities; perform related work.

Key Responsibilities

1. Liaison between the State Division of Public Works project managers, Idaho State University personnel, outside architects/engineers and contractors to ensure our projects meet the needs of ISU faculty, staff, and students.

2. Review and dissemination of project documents, specifications, and information during the pre-design, construction, and post construction phases of new campus buildings and remodels.

3. Warranty period activities and communication with building users and contractors to get the building(s) functioning correctly and addressing deficiencies during the first year start-up period.

4. Meetings involving ISU staff, project architects, engineers, and contractors during the design phase of new buildings and remodels on campus to make sure campus standards are met and that the new project will be connected with our campus systems and communities for a seamless move-in to the spaces.

5. Determine furnishings, fixtures, layouts and equipment, monitor budgets, and provide planning for new and remodel projects.

6. Cost estimating and pre-design sketches and drawings for new buildings and remodels in the pre-design and planning stage.

Minimum Qualifications

Project Manager:
1. Bachelor's Degree in Architecture, Engineering, or Related Field (In lieu of a Bachelor's Degree, a minimum eight (8) years combined education, training, and experience may be considered).

2. Two years minimum progressively responsible experience in project management with projects exceeding $300,000.

3. Capable of producing cost estimates, construction documents, and providing document review.

4. Excellent communication skills, verbal and written.

5. Ability to use MS Office, AutoCAD, and Project Management software.

6. Knowledge of current building codes, building control systems, & construction principles.

7. Ability to administer contracts through all phases of design and construction.

8. Ability to recommend action for resolving or reconciling multiple variables and constraints based on analysis of relevant facts

Senior Project Manager:
In addition to the minimum qualifications for the project manager the following would apply:

1. In lieu of a Bachelor's Degree, a minimum ten (10) years combined education, training, and experience may be considered.

2. Three years minimum progressively responsible experience in project management with projects exceeding $800,000. Projects in excess of $800,000 should be documented in the applicant's cover letter or resume.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Licensed as an Architect

2. Professional Engineer Bachelor's degree in Architecture

3. Engineering Master's degree in Architecture Engineering or Construction Management

4. Related project management experience in a university setting.

Additional Information

You must submit your CV/resume, cover letter, and list of three (3) professional references, including current contact information. This position will remain open until it is filled; however, priority consideration will be given to applications received on or before July 21, 2024. Salary will be between $63,000 - $83,000 per year, commensurate with education and experience. Benefits include comprehensive health, dental, and vision; life insurance; disability plan; employee assistance program (EAP); excellent retirement options and company contribution; and generous paid time off/sick leave accrual. All offers of employment are conditional pending the successful completion of a background investigation, provided by HireRight.

Posting Number: req2237
Type: Working 12 months per year
Position: Non-classified Staff
Division: Idaho State University

The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email

Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.

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