Posting Information

This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.


Project Manager II – Facilities Project Manager

FLSA status

Hiring Salary
This position is a pay grade 24. Please see Pay Grade Table at: https://pa-hrsuite-production.s3.amazonaws.com/116/docs/550174.pdf.

Occupational Category

Facilities Planning & Construction

Division of Finance and Operations

Open Date

Open Until Filled

Educational and Experience Requirement
Bachelor’s degree in architecture, engineering, construction management, or construction technology. Master’s degree preferred. Eight years progressively responsible professional planning, contract administration and technical supervision, construction, project management, or experience in a related field. Specific professional licensing or certification in related field desirable. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.

Nature & Purpose of Position
Directs and coordinates activities of project personnel to ensure project progresses on schedule and within the prescribed budget. Oversees the administration of the project and supervision of the assigned team members and consultants.

Primary Responsibilities
Directs the day-to-day project activities of designated projects, staff and consultants. Provides input on designated project budgets and schedules and reports progress to the Director. Executes construction contracts and maintains project performance with regard to project budget, schedule, quality control, and assurance. Plans, directs, and coordinates activities of designated projects to ensure that goals and objectives are accomplished within prescribed time frames and funding parameters. Reviews project proposals and plans to determine time frames, funding limitations, procedures for accomplishing projects, staffing requirements, and allotment of available resources. Establishes work plans and staffing for each phase of project and arranges for recruitment and assignment of project personnel. Confers with project team to outline work plan, duties, responsibilities, and scope of authority. Directs and coordinates activities of project personnel to ensure project progresses on schedule and within prescribed budget. Reviews status reports prepared by project personnel and modifies schedules or plans. Prepares project reports for management, client, or others. Confers with project personnel to provide technical advice and to resolve problems. Coordinates project activities with activities of government regulatory or other governmental agencies. Oversees the work of outside consultants, stops work if necessary, and recommends corrective actions to the Director. Makes recommendations regarding staff and consultant performance. Represents the University at meetings with governmental agencies and regulatory authorities. Coordinates submittal reviews. Attends preliminary meetings and conferences with approving agencies. Prepares construction specifications, cost estimates and construction documents. Provides leadership for team members and assists with development of professional and technical advancement. Performs difficult design analysis and tasks. Develops and maintains construction records. Assists the Director in preparation of construction documents, budget control, and in-house training of team members. Assures quality control of designated projects, reviews construction checklist with assigned personnel, and monitors construction efforts. Prepares weekly reports of construction activities. Participates in technical and professional societies and civic organizations. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Other Specifications
Adheres to University and Texas State University System Policy and Procedures. Maintains a positive and respectful attitude. Communicates regularly with supervisors about project issues. Demonstrates flexible and efficient time management and ability to prioritize workload. Consistently reports to work on time prepared to perform duties of position. Meets University productivity standards. Knowledge of design principles and planning, bidding, interpretation of plans and specifications, design and construction terminology; construction materials, standards, codes, laws, and regulations. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple, competing tasks and demands. Applies principles of logical or scientific thinking to define problems, collects data, establishes facts, and draws valid conclusions. Interprets an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagrammatic form. Deals with several abstract and concrete variables. Ability to negotiate effectively. Ability to assess quality of work. Ability to follow set procedures. Must exhibit confidentiality. Must have demonstrated ability in the planning, management, coordination, and implementation of projects designed to meet local, state, and agency requirements. Acts as a role model. Must have skills in oral and written communications, workload management, planning, and supervision of professional and technical personnel, leadership and interpersonal relations. Demonstrates excellent planning and organizational skills. Must have a professional appearance and manner. Computer literacy on PC, using MS Office, AutoCAD, and Project Management Software, eBuilder. Extreme care is necessary in the performance of duties to avoid injury to self and others.

Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s license and meet the University’s insurance requirements.

Full Time Part Time
Full Time

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EEO Statement

EEO Statement
Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.

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