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Project Manager

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Job Details
Job Order Number
444715
Company Name
University of Maine - USM
Physical Address
96 Falmouth Street
Portland, ME 04103
Job Description

Position Title:
Project Manager

Campus:
USM Gorham/Portland

Department:
Facilities Management – SFAC

Bargaining Unit:
UMPSA

Salary Band/Wage Band:
04

Work Schedule:
Monday – Friday

Location:
Portland, ME

Statement of the Job" id=“label_for_short_description”>Statement of the Job:

The University of Maine System is seeking to hire a Project Manager

The work location is the Portland and Gorham campuses.

Based on the qualifications and experience of the successful applicant, the annual salary range is upper $50s to mid $60s plus a 10% employer contribution to the UMS retirement plan. Additional 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 March 9, 2020. Applications received after that date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University.

PURPOSE:

The Project Manager is a critical position in support of construction administration in Facilities Management. Expertise is applied to a wide range of areas and activities. This position requires significant expertise in the construction field, effective communication and interaction with campus and Facilities constituencies, the ability to work independently, and a willingness to assume significant responsibility. This position maintains responsibility for the completion of assigned University construction, renovation, remodeling, repair, and other projects related to University of Maine System operations and programmatic needs, while ensuring a safe, modern, efficient and effective environment for our students, employees and public.

Complete Job description link .

About the University" id=“label_for_long_description”>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 Southern Maine:

Known for its academic excellence and student focus, the University of Southern Maine (USM) is a community-engaged university taking advantage of its three-campus location in the economic and cultural heart of Maine to provide unmatched, authentic, hands-on learning experiences. This gives our graduates a leg up in launching their careers while at the same time meeting the workplace needs of our region and state.

Our significant financial and academic support provides our students access to a high quality education, helps ensure their success once they are here and enables them to pursue and realize their dreams upon graduation.

Reflecting the community it serves, USM has become known as “the University of Everyone,” welcoming a diverse mix of ages, backgrounds and income levels to our 8,000 plus student body. Ranging from traditional high school graduates to adults completing their degree, from high achievers to those who may not have seen a college education in their future, from new Mainers to veterans who have served our nation, the University of Southern Maine supports their academic pursuits and encourages their advancement.

Qualifications" id=“label_for_duties”>Qualifications:

REQUIRED:

  • Typically requires the education of a relevant Bachelor’s degree with substantial experience in a responsible position involving building renovation, alteration and new building construction. An equivalent combination of appropriate formal education and significant leadership and management experience in the construction industry/field may be accepted in lieu of the Bachelor’s degree requirement.
  • Previous successful experience organizing and managing multiple priorities, activities and projects concurrently.
  • Previous experience in project management.
  • Knowledge and skills in preparation of plans, specifications, purchase requisitions, bids, quotes, record keeping and payment in accordance with standard construction practices.
  • Knowledge of building codes and standards such as BOCA, NFPA, NEC, ADA.
  • Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must possess computer skills that are adequate to permit effective use of Facilities Management data and communication systems.
  • Ability to reach, kneel, stand, walk up and down stairs, and climb ladders to heights of 20 feet.
  • Ability to travel, requiring a valid driver’s license.

PREFERRED:

  • Experience working in a higher education institutional setting with an emphasis on working with committees and constituencies.
  • CAD experience.

Other Information" id=“label_for_qualifications”>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.

The successful applicant is subject to appropriate background screening.

The University of Maine System is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The following office has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Office of Equal Opportunity, University of Maine, 101 North Stevens Hall, Orono, ME 04469 207-581-1226. TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).

Length" id=“label_for_opportunity_type”>Length:
Fiscal Year (12 Months)

Required Documents" id=“label_for_required_doc_message”>Required Documents:
Cover Letter, Resume/CV

The University of Southern Maine is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Sarah E. Harebo, Director of Equal Opportunity, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).


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