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Associate Project Manager (Full or Part-Time)

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University of Maine System Office
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Orono, ME 04473
Job Description

Position Title:

Associate Project Manager (Full or Part-Time)




Facilities Management – SFAC

Bargaining Unit:


Salary Band/Wage Band:


Work Schedule:

Monday – Friday


Orono, ME

Statement of the Job:

Full-Time, Salaried, Regular Position

Will Consider Part-Time Candidate Who Can Transition To Full-Time By June 2020.

The University of Maine System is seeking to hire an Associate Project Manager.

The Associate Project Manager performs general duties related to the construction, maintenance and renovation of University buildings and infrastructure under the direction of a Project Manager. The Capital Planning & Project Management (CPPM) Team serves the construction and renovation needs of all campuses across the University of Maine System. CPPM fundamentally believes, cares about, and takes pride in creating and maintaining a place and

environment for our students, employees and the public that attracts and creates prosperity.

The work location is on the Orono campus of the University of Maine.

Essential Duties:

+ Administration, coordination and inspection of minor construction projects under the direction of a Project Manager or direct supervisor including but not limited to:

(1) Ensure construction work is completed in compliance with plans and specifications

(2) Ensure an orderly and timely flow of project documentation and financial accounting

(3) Act as liaison with designers, consultants and university constituents

(4) Prepare plans, specifications and estimates for minor construction projects

(5) Obtain and evaluate quotes from contractors for minor construction work

(6) Obtain and evaluate quotes from UM Facilities trade shops

(7) Maintain accurate project records including budget, schedule, meeting minutes and project communications

+ Communicate effectively with all members of a diverse campus community;

+ Work independently as well as collaboratively with staff and outside organizations.

Based on the qualifications and experience of the successful applicant, the annual salary range is $40,000 – $50,000 plus a 10% employer contribution to the UMS retirement plan. Additional benefits include medical, dental, vision, and tuition waiver programs for employees and dependents. The UMS is a recipient of the Wellness Councils of America’s Well Workplace Award and offers a wellness program.

Review of applications begins immediately. For full consideration materials must be submitted by November 19, 2019. Applications received after that date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University.

Complete Job description link

About the University:

Established in 1968, the University of Maine System (UMS) unites six distinctive public universities, comprising 10 campuses and numerous centers, in the common purpose of providing quality higher education while delivering on its traditional tripartite mission of teaching, research, and public service. A comprehensive public institution of higher education, UMS serves more than 30,000 students annually and is supported by the efforts of more than 2,000 full-time and part-time faculty, more than 3,000 regular full-time and part-time staff, and a complement of part-time temporary (adjunct) faculty. Reaching more than 500,000 people annually through educational and cultural offerings, the University of Maine System also benefits from more than two-thirds of its alumni population residing within the state; more than 123,000 individuals.The System consists of six universities: The University of Maine (UMaine), including its regional campus the University of Maine at Machias (UMM); the University of Maine at Augusta (UMA); the University of Maine at Farmington (UMF); the University of Maine at Fort Kent (UMFK), the University of Maine at Presque Isle (UMPI); and the University of Southern Maine (USM). The System also includes the University of Maine School of Law and the University of Maine Graduate and Professional Center.

University of Maine:

The University of Maine, founded in Orono in 1865, is the state’s land grant and sea grant university. As the state’s only public research university, UMaine has a statewide mission of teaching, research and economic development, and community service. UMaine is among the most comprehensive higher education institutions in the Northeast with nearly 100 majors and academic programs. It attracts students from Maine and 49 other states, and more than 60 countries. It currently enrolls more than 11,400 undergraduate and graduate students who can directly participate in research, working with world-class scholars. UMaine offers more than 100 degree programs through which students can earn graduate certificates, master’s, doctoral or professional science master’s degrees. The university promotes environmental stewardship, with substantial efforts campuswide aimed at conserving energy, recycling and adhering to green building standards in new construction.



+ 2 year Associate degree combined with experience in the construction field; or 4 year Bachelor degree in engineering, construction or relevant technical field;

+ Demonstrated experience with AutoCAD or other computer aided drafting program;

+ Demonstrated experience with typical office based Microsoft programs such as Excel and Word.

+ Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as collaboratively and to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing with all members of a diverse campus community.

+ Demonstrated organizational skills.

+ Valid Driver’s License and be an authorized and approved University Driver based on the Driver Administration Policy.


+ EIT or EI designation

Other Information:

Materials must be submitted via “Apply For Position” below. You will need to create a profile and application (which includes contact information for 3 references); upload:

1.) a cover letter which describes your experience, interests, and suitability for the position

2.) a resume/curriculum vitae

Incomplete application materials cannot be considered. Materials received after the initial review date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University.

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