Part-time Facilities Project Manager
The University of Southern Mississippi is currently accepting applications for
the position of Part-time Facilities Project Manager.
118 College Drive
Hattiesburg, Mississippi, 39406-0001
Division Administration Physical Plant
Position Type Staff
Employment Status Part Time
Grant Funded No
Salary Range 40.00 - 44.00
Posting Close Date Open until filled
This position is a part-time position with flexible hours. This position helps
manage campus construction and renovation projects through all phases of
planning, design and construction. This position is considered essential
personnel and may require storm duty. The following list is not comprehensive
and may be required to perform other duties as assigned.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Represents the university on State funded and large university funded projects. Coordinates and manages activities among users, architects, engineers, contractors and sub-contractors.
Oversees and manages the project budget to include updated reports on a monthly basis. Reviews and approves plans, specifications, submittals, change orders, pay requests, and correspondence on assigned projects.Ensures that appropriate parties have reviewed comments presented to architects/engineers.
Completes drawings, specifications and other necessary documents to secure materials and items of work to be supplied by vendors and sub-contractors in accordance with State purchasing laws; develops contracts; and processes invoices for payment.
Directs and coordinates the work of University and/or state employed architects/engineers in the development of construction documents and execution of work on major renovations and construction of new facilities.
Consults with appropriate faculty/administrators to formulate programmatic requirements, project descriptions and justifications for major renovation projects and construction of new facilities.
Completes and submits all forms required by the Bureau of Buildings and Institutions of Higher Learning in an accurate and timely fashion. Represents the University at IHL and Bureau of Buildings meetings. Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in Construction, Project Management, Engineering,
Architecture, and two years related experience in facilities or construction
and/or training equivalent with a combination of education and experience.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Strong aptitude reading blueprints, plans, design facilities, creatively
solve design problems, draw plans, and estimate construction costs;
knowledge of building codes, fire codes, and requirements of Americans
with Disabilities Act
Ability to effectively communicate with a wide variety of individuals
including craftsmen, clerical and drafting staff, design professionals,
contractors, faculty, clients, and state officials.
Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from
groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and
statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and
Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and
proportions to practical situations.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid
conclusions.Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical
instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several
abstract and concrete variables.
Knowledge of Architectural and Construction office practices to include
the understanding and interpretation of AIA contracts and documents.
Knowledge of project control and cost estimating techniques.
Skill in managing projects simultaneously while maintaining a satisfactory
work product.Skill in negotiation and facilitation.
Skill in mediation and dispute resolution.
Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form.
Actively establishes and maintains a good rapport with university faculty
and staff, students, and the general public.
Ability to work collaboratively and building strategic relations with
colleagues, coworkers, constituents, and volunteers.
Ability to analyze and solve work related problems.
Ability to manage a budget and work within the constraints of that budget.
Ability to plan, assign, and/or supervise the work of others.
A valid Mississippi Architectural or Engineering license preferred with four
years related experience.
About The University of Southern Mississippi
The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) is a comprehensive public
research institution delivering transformative programs on campuses in
Hattiesburg and Long Beach, at teaching and research sites across the
Mississippi Gulf Coast, as well as online. Founded in 1910, USM is one of only
131 universities in the nation to earn the Carnegie Classification of
Institutions of Higher Education's "R1: Doctoral Universities - Very high
research activity" designation, and its robust research enterprise includes
experts in ocean science and engineering, polymer science and engineering, and
large event venue safety and security, among others. USM is also one of only
37 institutions in the nation accredited in theatre, art and design, dance and
music. As an economic driver, USM generates an annual economic impact of more
than $600 million across the state. USM welcomes a diverse student body of
more than 14,000, representing 71 countries, all 50 states, and every county
in Mississippi. USM students have collected four Truman Scholarships and 37
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships, while also leading
Mississippi with 27 Goldwater Scholarships, an honor that recognizes the next
generation of great research scientists. Home to the Golden Eagles, USM
competes in 17 Division I sports sponsored by the National Collegiate Athletic
Association (NCAA). For more information, visit www. usm.edu.
As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer/Americans with
Disabilities Act institution, The University of Southern Mississippi
encourages minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities to apply.