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Project Manager Senior

Apply now Department: 3670065010 Campus Planning and Proj Mgmt
Job no: 515377
Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Regular)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Worksite: On-site requirement
Categories: Facilities / Grounds / Skilled Trades
Pay Grade: 12A

About This Role:

Project Managers will provide management for assigned capital and non-capital projects, to include:  Procurement of professional design services overseeing design team during design delivery process, project scheduling, project budget, pre-qualification of contractors, material preparation for solicitation of contractor bids, management of contractor selection process within boundaries of State of Kansas guidelines, processing and approval of invoices, field inspections, monitoring construction progress and project close-out.  Obtains warranty certificates, operating manuals and affidavits for issuance of Certificates of Substantial Completion / Occupancy.  Manages project close-out process to ensure smooth transition from construction phase to occupied use by occupants and operation by maintenance staff. 

Why Join Us:

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays.   To see what benefits are available, please visit:

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion.  The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others.  The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and five years of relevant experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the design & delivery of professional AE services and construction project delivery.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of local codes and standards of design and construction.
  • Must be experienced in multiple contract delivery methods including CM@Risk in addition to traditional Design/Bid/Build project delivery.
  • Should have general knowledge of building commissioning and Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification process.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Science or related field.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Must have strong communication, organization and leadership skills.
    Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), Microsoft Project, and AutoCAD.
  • Is comfortable in highly fluid work environment; ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Highly organized; ability to plan ahead so as to maximize efficiency based on available resources.
  • Ability to travel to on and off campus locations for business activities.
  • Valid driver's license with good driving record; must be insurable.
  • 7-10 years experience in large capital project delivery.
  • Experience in a university setting or similar environment.
  • Leed Accredited professional.
  • Master’s degree in Architecture and/or Engineering.

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment
  • Have and maintain a valid driver’s license with a good driving record.

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. On line application
  2. Resume
  3. Cover letter

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled.

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:

$69,446-$111,110 annually

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

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