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Project Manager Senior

Apply now Department: 3670065010 Campus Planning and Proj Mgmt
Job no: 517277
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: 12A

About This Role:

Senior Project Manager for assigned planning, design, and construction projects of medium to large levels of complexity from start to finish - project inception/programming through procurement, design, construction, occupancy, and closeout/warranty.

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.
  • Have and maintain a valid driver’s license with a good driving record.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Science or related field.
  • State of Kansas Professional License in Architecture or Engineering
    or PMP Certificate Credential.
  • Five to seven years 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 the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification process.
  • Have and maintain a valid driver’s license with a good driving record.
  • 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 the highly fluid work environment; ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Highly organized; ability to plan ahead to maximize efficiency based on available resources.
  • Ability to travel to on and off-campus locations for business activities.
  • Seven to 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
  • Creative problem solver
  • Consensus builder
  • Collaborator
  • Growth mindset
  • Servant leader

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:

  1. Online application
  2. Resume
  3. Cover letter

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until the position is filled.

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:

$70,835 to $111,110

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 employment application, 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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