Project Manager – Architectural or Engineering

Manhattan, KS

Posted: 11/16/21
Deadline: 11/30/21
Salary: $50,490.00 to $80,743.00 annually
Reference Number: 511612

About This Organization

The Division of Facilities is an action-oriented service organization within the K-State family. We plan, budget, build, operate, maintain, clean, supply and transport. We are custodians, landscapers, carpenters, plumbers, electricians, mechanics, project managers, engineers, architects, accountants, and administrative professionals — all stewards and leaders of an inspiring campus shared by many.

This position is benefits eligible.

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:

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.

Job Duties

The Program/Project Manager will oversee capital and non-capital constructions projects to include developing potential construction, project scope and budgets, overseeing professional design services during design delivery process, material preparation for solicitation of contractor bids, project scheduling, project budget, working with professional design teams, contractors and customers, invoice processing, field inspections, monitoring construction progress and project close-out.

Required Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree in architecture, engineering, or constructions management and 3 years experience

Preferred Qualifications:
• Professional architect or engineering license
• 5-7 years of experience in project delivery, experience in a university setting or similar environment
• Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
• Must have strong communication, organization and leadership skills
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Power Point), Microsoft Project and Auto CAD
• Comfortable in a highly fluid work environment: the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
• Highly organized: the 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
• Must be experienced in multiple contract delivery methods including CM@Risk in addition to traditional
Design/Bid/Build project deliver
• Demonstrated knowledge of the design & delivery of professional A/E services and construction project
• Demonstrated knowledge of local codes and standards of design and construction
• General knowledge of building commissioning and Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design
(LEED) certification process
• Master’s Degree in Architecture or Engineering
• General knowledge of building commissioning and Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design
(LEED) certification process

Other Requirements:
• Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment
• Maintain a valid driver’s license with a good driving record
• All K-State employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (unless granted an exemption by the university) by the later of December 8, 2021, or their first day of employment, pursuant to the federal executive order for federal contractors. To learn more about this requirement and potential exemptions, please visit K-State’s COVID-19 website.


$50,490.00 to $80,743.00 annually

Other Info

– Department: 3670065010 Campus Planning and Proj Mgmt
– Job no: 511612
– Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified – Regular)
– Location: Manhattan, Kansas
– Categories: Architecture / Construction, Engineering
– Pay Grade: 10A

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