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Facilities Space and Project Manager

Virginia Tech
Job Location:
Blacksburg, Virginia
Facilities Management

Job Description

The Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking a Facilities Space and Project Manager to manage or assist in the management of renovation projects. Produce CAD drawings for small renovation projects. Manage key inventory and interior signage for incoming and departing faculty, staff, or students. Improve the interior space routing network and build emergency planning layers, maps, and web applications. Assist VT Facilities in maintaining building drawings to capture renovated space. Collaborate with VMCVM departments to provide CAD plans, campus maps, and general geospatial data to improve space utilization and asset tracking. Assist with all safety related college efforts, including training and compliance documents. Participate in emergency planning processes and procedures. Maintain and expand temperature monitoring systems through collaboration with VT Building Automations or utilizing standalone systems.
This position will report directly to the CVM Director of College Facilities

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in engineering, science, or a related field or equivalent training and/or experience.
AutoCAD proficiency (or other equivalent software)
Demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and projects; excellent organizational skills and ability to work collaboratively.
Strong analytical, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills, with ability to make decisions regarding accuracy, detail, and local context.
Demonstrated patience, reliability, composure, and stability under pressure.
Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision.
Ability to travel to on-campus and off-campus facilities sites, with occasional overnight travel.
A strong desire to improve efficiency in projects timelines.

Preferred Qualifications

Advanced degree in engineering, science, or a related field.
Technical expertise and understanding of geospatial application and database development in order to support best practices in design and development. ESRI/ArcGIS software experience and application management.
Considerable experience in geospatial application development and database management
Experience with facilities maintenance and repair processes in higher education facilities operations.
Experience in collaborative work environments with numerous stakeholders.
Ability to create and facilitate training workshops for students, faculty, & staff
Experience with Laserfiche or similar document management software.

Pay Band


Appointment Type


Salary Information

Salary; Pay Band 4 - To commensurate with experience.

Review Date

June 1, 2022

Additional Information

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Pete Jobst at pjobst@vt.eduduring regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

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