Iowa State University Facilities Project Manager III - 1042 in Ames, Iowa

Classification Information

University Title Facilities Project Manager III - 1042

Pay Grade 36

Salary Commensurate with qualifications

Base of Employment P - P&S

Job Category Professional and Scientific

Pay Frequency Monthly

Posting Details

Posting Number 80320P

Working Title Facilities Project Manager III

Advertised Employing Department Facilities Planning and Management

Appointment Type Professional & Scientific - Continuous

Proposed Start Date As soon as possible

Proposed End Date or Length of Term

Number of Months Employed Per Year 12

Full or Part Time Full-Time

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities

Facilities Planning & Management (FP&M) at Iowa State University is seeking candidates for a Facilities Project Manager III to provide project management services for small to moderate size capital projects for renovation or new construction of campus facilities.

Responsibilities include leading the project team and coordination of project activities on assigned capital projects with primary responsibility for management and coordination of design phase activates; administering professional services agreements between Owner and consultants; and serving as the primary contact for the university client and design professionals (architects, engineers, cost consultants, and other specialized consultants). This position also coordinates and monitors work of design professionals to assure compliance with the building program (requirements for the project), user requirements, university requirements, and standards for high quality architectural and engineering design; develops project budget and manages project funds throughout the life of the project; assures that all required project approvals are obtained as appropriate; and works as a team with the ISU construction manager on assigned projects.

In addition to the aforementioned duties, the Facilities Project Manager III will be expected to handle moderate to large capital projects. The incumbent would be expected to handle the projects with more autonomy and with substantial ingenuity.

The successful candidate will possess good communication skills, strong analytical and organizational skills, be detail oriented, and have the ability to lead diverse project teams with conflicting interests, needs or requirements; and manage multiple projects simultaneously.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: Facilities Planning & Management (FP&M) is an organization that is dedicated to the maintenance and enhancement of Iowa State University, one of the nation’s leading educational and agricultural institutes. But more importantly, FP&M is dedicated to their employees and enhancing the lives of each team member through opportunities both professionally and personally. FP&M is one of the largest departments on campus and currently employs 453 full-time employees and 41 students.

About Iowa State University and the Ames Community

Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. More than 36,000 students are enrolled and are served by over 6,200 faculty and staff.

Iowa State University is a global and culturally diverse university committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse environment for both learning and employment. We know that diversity in experience and perspective is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and building an inclusive academic community. At Iowa State, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituents. The university has an expectation that all employees will demonstrate a contribution to diversity and inclusion as embodied in Iowa State University’s Principles of Community.

Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted one of the best college towns in the nation.

Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented populations, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.

All employees are expected to exhibit and convey good citizenship within the program, the department, college, university activities, collegial interactions, and maintain the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior.

Required Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree and 4 years of related experience OR Master’s degree and 2 years of related experience.

Supplemental Required Education and Experience

Preferred Education and Experience

Experience in the management and design of institutional or commercial building projects.

Experience with higher education and/or public sector projects, including procurement policies, and the governing authority regulations.

Experience with sustainable design and construction standards, techniques and methods.

Location (if other than Ames)

Additional Information

Department Contact Name Emily Craig

Department Contact Phone 515-294-0824

Department Contact Email

Department/Unit Website

Application Instructions

This search is being conducted by Manpower Inc. of Des Moines. To apply for this position, please submit a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three references via e-mail to: Joshua Smith Manpower For questions regarding this position, please contact Joshua Smith at 515-288-4105 ext. 111 Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Special Instructions Summary

This posting does not accept on line applications.

Guaranteed Consideration Date 07/08/2018

Pre-Employment Screening

All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent upon the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by federal and state law, ISU policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a background check and/or a consumer credit check.

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EO Statement

Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email

Preferred Licensure(s)/Certification(s)

Preferred Licensure(s)/Certification(s)

LEED AP credential