Project Manager, Construction/remodel Located At Nv, Reno - Job Post By: The University Of Nevada, Reno

The University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) appreciates your interest in employment at our growing institution. We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly. We ask that you keep in mind the following when completing your application:

Once you start the application process you cannot save your work. Please ensure you have all required attachment(s) available to complete your application before you begin the process.
Required attachments are listed below on the posting. Your application will not be considered without the required attachments.
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Job Description

The University of Nevada, Reno is recruiting for a Project Manager in Construction Services for the Facilities Services Department. The Project Manager, under the supervision of the Construction Services Director, is responsible for managing multiple construction, repair, and renovation projects of moderate design and construction complexity, volume, budget and timelines. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: manage the consultant selection process and contract negotiations; provide documentation for contracts; manage outsourced architectural and engineering consultants; prioritize and manage multiple complex commercial design projects; work with project constituents to develop scope of work; conduct project meetings; visit sites; ensure contract compliance; interpret and develop contractual language regarding scope of work and formalized policies, guidelines, rules and regulations; interpret and enforce building codes and standards; provide input to project management software program; and participate in the development of strategic project planning.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree and four years(4) or a Master’s Degree and two (2) years of related professional experience.

Related Experience: Progressively responsible experience as a project manager for increasingly complex projects typically requiring coordination of multiple trades and engineering specialties, mid-range timelines, and increased finances.

Excellent skills in project and budget management.

A valid Class “C” driver’s license or higher operator’s license within 30 days of appointment.

Preferred Qualifications

Candidates with a degree in Construction Management or a related field and/or a Project Management Professional Certification are encouraged to apply.


The typical work schedule is Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; this is subject to change based on organizational needs. This position is subject to occasional travel.

This position is designated as Essential Personnel. In the event of a campus emergency, special event, closure to maintain campus safety or building operations, this position may be required to work outside of regularly scheduled hours.

Compensation Grade


Total Compensation

The total compensation package includes a negotiable competitive salary, moving allowance (if applicable), a rich retirement plan, health insurance options that include dental and vision, life insurance, long-term disability, thirty (30) days of sick leave provided upon start date and two (2) days of sick leave accrued per full month after the first year of service, two (2) days of annual leave accrued each full month, along with many other benefits. Additionally, there is a grant-in-aid educational benefit for faculty and dependents. For more information, please visit: UNR Benefits

Faculty Dual Career Assistance Program

The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes the importance of addressing dual-career couples’ professional needs. We offer a dual career assistance program to newly hired faculty spouses/partners that provides resources and assists them to identify career opportunities in Northern Nevada. Dual Career Assistance Program

Department Information

The Facilities Services Department is an organizational unit of the Division of Administration and Finance, and includes Planning and Construction Services, Parking and Transportation Services, and Maintenance Services. For more information, please visit:


Full-Time Equivalent

Required Attachment(s)

Attach the following attachment(s) to your application.

1) Resume/CV

2) Cover Letter

3) Contact Information for Three Supervisory References – Please make a note if you do not want your present employer contacted unless necessary to determine your qualifications for the position.

4) Please write a brief statement (one page maximum) about how you would contribute toward our mission of creating a culturally inclusive environment in the role for which you are applying. Applications submitted without answering the required statement will be incomplete.

5) Word Document – In 500 words or less, please answer the questions below. Applications submitted without answering the required questions will be incomplete.

- What degrees have you obtained related to this position?

- Describe your experience as a project manager on construction projects. Please include how many years of experience you have as a project manager.

- Please list any professional certifications and/or licenses you currently hold.

Posting Close Time

This posting will close at 12:00 am on the date listed below. The posting will no longer be available to apply to after 11:59 pm the day prior.

Posting Close Date

Note to Applicant

A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member’s first day of employment.

References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process.

Applicants hired on a federal contract may be subject to E-Verify.

As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.

For positions that require driving, evidence of a valid driver's license will be required at the time of employment and as a condition of continued employment.

Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.

Date Posted: 2019-08-12
Minimum Education: Unspecified

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