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Iowa State University Facilities Project Manager III in Ames, Iowa

Position Information:

Position Title:Facilities Project Manager III

Job Group:Professional & Scientific

Required Minimum Quals:Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of related experience

Preferred Qualifications: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 accessibility standards, design and construction methods, especially with remodeling projectsExperience with sustainable design and construction, with LEED AP credential

Job Description:

Facilities Planning & Management (FP&M) at Iowa State University is seeking candidates for a Facilities Project Manager III to provide project management services for moderate to large 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.

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.

Appointment Type:Regular

Number of Months Employed Per Year:12 Month Work Period

Time Type:Full time

Pay Rate Type:Salary

Pay Grade:PS810

Application Instructions:

To apply for this position, please click on “Apply” and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae2) Letter of Application/Cover LetterIf you have questions regarding this application process, please email or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.

Original Posting Date:January 8, 2021

Posting Close Date:January 31, 2021

Job Requisition Number:R3925

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 30,000 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 ( .

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.

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

If you have questions about the application process please email or call 515-294-4800 or Toll-Free at 1-877-477-7485. Iowa State University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should email or call (515) 294-4800 or Toll-Free: (877) 477-7485. TTY users are welcome to use the Iowa Relay Service number by dialing 7-1-1 or (800) 735-2942.

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