Ball State University is seeking a Campus Projects Construction Manager to oversee and/or coordinate new and renovation construction projects.
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Position Function: Participate in the design and planning phase. Lead, coordinate, and/or oversee, including exercising administrative authority for the construction and move in phases of new and renovation university construction projects, using multiple delivery methods. Once the project progresses from design/planning to construction, this position has responsibility for coordination of all project participants as well as the technical and administrative activities of the project. Ensure highly effective communication and smooth working relationships between all disciplines and project participants. Serve as a resource for the customer as well as manage the customer’s goals and expectations for scope, schedule and budget. Ensure that established university specifications and performance standards (with a focus on MEP systems) are met including schedule, cost, and quality and project safety requirements as assigned.
- Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management, or related area from an accredited college or university.
Or, in lieu of a related degree:
2. The successful completion of an apprenticeship program in a skilled building and construction trade and 10 years of experience in the construction field. 2 years of the related experienced could be gained during the apprenticeship program.
3. A bachelor’s degree in another field with a minimum of 10 years of experience in the construction field.
At least 5 years of progressively responsible project management experience or equivalent skill in the area of managing complex architectural/engineering projects, construction, building systems, or infrastructure projects. Proven experience with construction contract administration.
Minimum Other: Demonstrated knowledge of MEP design, technical engineering principles, architectural design, and construction management, including how to read and interpret construction drawings; considerable knowledge of construction materials, methods and practices; excellent writing and verbal skills. Working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and Project scheduling software; ability to effectively communicate with university and government officials. Demonstrated ability to balance project scope, schedule and budgets with multiple stakeholders. Posses the ability to manage multiple projects concurrently at various stages of the construction timeline.
Preferred Qualifications: Public agency or university experience.
Preferred Other: Strong team leadership and organizational skills working on complex projects. Ability to anticipate project issues and proactively seek win-win solutions with a demonstrated ability to act as a liaison and collaborator between multiple parties. Knowledge in the areas of contract terminology, resolution, contract management, and procurement for public design/construction projects.
Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.
The salary range for this position is $75,000 – $86,000
Apply online at: https://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/34443
Include the following documents with your application: resume and cover letter addressed to: Hiring Manager. The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earner is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through November 6, 2022.
Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders – committed to improving the quality of life for all.
The Ball State way is rooted in the Beneficence Pledge – a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship, honesty and integrity, social responsibility, gratitude and valuing the intrinsic worth of each member of our community. Ball State students, faculty and staff are empowered in a culture that believes in them and demands they believe in themselves. They are partners in an innovative, immersive approach to education. They are supported by living and learning facilities that enable intellectual curiosity. We graduate scholars who are changing the world, and we’ve dedicated our University to do the same.
The university offers an excellent wellness program and extensive benefits offerings to include a generous paid time off package and paid parental leave. For further information regarding benefits please visit:
Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.