Job: Project Manager, Seattle University, Seattle, WA

General Information

Job title:
Project Manager
Job location:
Seattle, WA  98122 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted:
Job type:
Job category:
Civil Engineering
Land Development
Public Works
University Positions

Job Description

Project Manager

FLSA Status: Exempt
Months Per Year: 12
Hours Per Week: 37.5

Position Description
Seattle University has an exciting, dynamic opportunity for a Project Manager for Design and Construction to join our community.

Essential Job Functions
• Manage multiple Higher Education design and construction projects, both new construction and remodels, through all phases.
• Responsible for scope, schedule and budget, quality control and adherence to University standards. Track and monitor projects and prepare reports as required on project status.
• Work with a wide range of constituencies across the University to define program needs and ensure these needs are implemented through the project.
• Obtain proposals, quotes and bids, prepare contracts and manage design consultants and general contractors. Negotiate fees and scope to provide the best value to the University. Ensure
that the contracts are upheld throughout the project.
• Review design and construction documents for compliance with quality standards, codes, including ADA and health codes, University design standards, and sustainability goals.
• Able to work independently, exercise initiative, collaborate effectively and work under pressure

Marginal Job Functions
• Serve on University Committees as appointed.
• Assist Operations and Maintenance with items needing technical expertise.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Engineering or Construction Management
• Minimum of 4 years experience in managing multiple projects from design through construction
• LEED certification
• Able to work independently, exercise initiative, collaborate effectively and work under pressure. Well organized with excellent attention to detail.
• Respect for, and ability to work effectively in, a diverse community and a commitment to the University’s mission.
• Excellent Communication skills
• Good working knowledge of Excel, Word, Power Point and MS Project.

Preferred Qualifications
• Graduate degree in Architecture, Engineering or Construction Management
• Experience in Capital Project Planning, Facilities Management or Construction Management in higher education, non-profit or science sectors.
• Knowledge of capital budget preparation and tracking.
• The ability to maintain effective working relationships with architectural, engineering firms, contractors and government officials.
• Experience coordinating with Planning and Operations and Maintenance Groups to deliver projects consistent with their needs.
• Working knowledge of AutoCad, Revit and Creative Suite

Seattle University, founded in 1891, is a Jesuit Catholic university located on 50 acres in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood. More than 7,400 students are enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs within nine schools and colleges. U.S. News and World Report's "Best Colleges 2017" ranks Seattle University 8th in the West among universities that offer a full range of masters and undergraduate programs. Seattle University is an equal opportunity employer.

In support of its pursuit of academic and scholarly excellence, Seattle University is committed to creating a diverse community of students, faculty and staff that is dedicated to the fundamental principles of equal opportunity and treatment in education and employment regardless of age, color, disability, gender identity, national origin, political ideology, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. The university encourages applications from, and nominations of, individuals whose differing backgrounds, beliefs, ideas and life experiences will further enrich the diversity of its educational community.

Application Instructions
Applicants are also strongly encouraged to attach an electronic cover letter and resume when applying. Persons who need assistance with the recruitment process may contact the Office of Human Resources at: 206-296-5870. Job postings are open until filled, unless otherwise specified.

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