Facilities Project Manager


Posted: 4/12/21
Deadline: 4/21/21
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Reference Number: 605326

About This Organization

NAU is a community devoted to student success and sustained by an unshakable commitment to our shared mission, vision, and values. We—faculty, staff, and administrators—thrive by combining our efforts and working side by side to further NAU’s culture of excellence.

Job Duties

– Successfully manages projects requiring design and construction technical knowledge, to ensure that design meets user needs and is completed within time frame and budget restrictions.

– Takes ownership and is the champion of assigned projects. Effectively leads the project team by exemplifying high standards.
– Develops Project Programming and Scope in conjunction with Users.
– Develops accurate Project Budget and submits to University Administration for approval.
-Monitors Project Costs throughout design, construction, and close-out. Position has direct profit and loss responsibilities for assigned projects.
-Provides cost estimating and value engineering for capital project requests.
-Manages schedule (prepare overall project schedule) and meet multiple deadlines. Position has direct schedule responsibilities for assigned projects. Monitors the construction progress schedule to meet the University’s needs.
-Manages consultants and contractors selection process: Advertisements, Requests for Proposals, proposal evaluation, consultant interviews and selection, fee negotiations, bid and contracts, and pre-bid and pre-construction conferences.
-Oversees activities of architects, engineers, special consultants, and contractors.
-Coordinates the interface among all the project stakeholders. Responsible for overall relationship with projects stakeholders, especially project Users.
-Attends and represents the University at all project meetings and monitors actions at meetings for compliance with the Arizona Board of Regents and University policies and standards.
Prepares materials for submission to Arizona Board of Regents and by other governmental agencies or governing bodies.
-Formally documents the design and construction process by keeping and maintaining accurate records of all significant project-related events, including but not limited to meeting minutes, design submittals documents, construction administration documents (RFI, ASI, CPR, Change Order request, etc.).
-Coordinate Plan Review, Permit issuance and Inspections with University Fire Marshall and University Lead Building Inspector. Ensures designs comply with existing codes and meet all applicable University, State, and local agency requirements.
-Incorporates and coordinates the needs of Facility Services Maintenance with projects to ensure ease of maintenance and compliance with codes and design specifications to provide long term benefits to the University community.
-Manage the submittal/shop drawing review process.
-Supervise/monitor quality of in-house construction and renovation designs developed by other technical staff.
-Ensures quality and success of design and construction by management of design and construction teams, review of construction documents, and diligent observation of work.
Coordinates the specification, purchase and delivery of furniture, fixtures, and equipment from the appropriate section.
-Review requests for change orders, request for schedule changes, and interpretation of documents.
Review consultants and contractors’ Payment Application requests and ensures timely payment.
-Monitors, reviews, and reports on construction progress.
-Oversees project closeout and ensures compliance with University and Board of Regents procedures, including preparation of all Board of Regents documents.
-Determines and initiates appropriate action to provide problem and dispute resolution and resolution of insurance claims in a timely fashion.
-Directs warranty period inspection and ensures follow-through to resolution on all warranty claims and post-occupancy facility commissioning.
-Assists in maintenance of University’s Design Guidelines and Technical Standards.
Contributes positive input to efforts such as Search Committees and Process Improvements Teams.
-Acts as an ambassador of department and the University by promoting a positive image through courtesy, professionalism, and diplomacy.
-Builds positive, long-term working relationships through respect, cooperation, trust, and appropriate communications.
-Participates as an effective team member by contributing ideas, encouraging others and supporting team decisions.
-Acts as a valued resource, leads in areas of expertise, and shares lessons-learned.
-Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Degree in related field or
Two years’ experience with construction project management or
Equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills, and abilities have been achieved.


Commensurate with experience

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Required Application Materials

Resume and Cover Letter