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Project Manager II

Apply now Department: 3670065010 Campus Planning and Proj Mgmt
Job no: 517264
Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Regular)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Worksite: On-site requirement
Categories: Administrative / Professional, Architecture / Construction / Design, Facilities / Grounds / Skilled Trades
Pay Grade: 11A

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.

Worksite Options:

This position is required to be performed on-site. Work is performed on employer premises or designated assignment location.

Visit this link for K-State’s guidance and policies on remote work and flexible work arrangements. Remote work agreements are required for all flexible work arrangements and are subject to review.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and three years of relevant experience
  • Have and maintain a valid driver’s license with good driving record.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Three to five years of relevant experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge construction project delivery.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of local codes and standards of construction.
  • 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).
  • 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.
  • Experience in large capital project delivery.
  • Experience with Microsoft Project and AutoCAD.
  • Experience in a university setting or similar environment.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Engineering, or Construction Science.

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  • Resume

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until filled.

Anticipated Hiring Pay Range:

$61,591 - $96,623 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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