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Project Manager – Construction, Planning & Construction [R0132858]

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

This is a Full-time position in Las Vegas, NV posted September 17, 2022.

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) appreciates your interest in employment. 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.* Please note that applications must be submitted prior to the close of the recruitment.Once a recruitment has closed, applications will no longer be accepted. If you need assistance or have questions regarding the application process, please contact Human Resources at (702) 895-3504 or DescriptionThe University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Project Manager (Construction) [R0132858]ROLE of the POSITIONThis position operates under the direct supervision of the Director of Construction and works in collaboration with UNLV Planning and Construction staff to manage construction, furniture/fixtures and equipment delivery/installation, occupant moves, facility commissioning and other projects (projects), depending on the specific background and expertise of the incumbent, and keep these projects within scope and on budget and schedule, while maintaining the project quality level required and standards compliance. Project assignments may also include design/engineering management, among other items, depending on the nature and scope of the project.The Project Manager is responsible for managing multiple projects of moderate planning, design, FF&E and construction scope and complexity, i.e. generally between $250,000 and $5M in project cost, although this may vary. The Project Manager participates in strategic project planning and interprets and ensures application of university guidelines and standards. This position is heavily involved in providing direction to the project team. The Project Manager manages the consultant selection process and consultant proposal review; provides documentation in support of contracts, and manages external planning, design, architectural and engineering and other consultants. The Project Manager works with project constituents to develop scope of work, conducts project meetings; visits sites, monitors/supports/ensures contract compliance and closes out projects upon completion. The position is responsible for maintaining quality level in all project phases and efforts. The position will independently manage and coordinate the processes for a variety of projects, assuring consultant, contractor and University compliance.The Project Manager may also provide project management support and coordination services, for projects of higher levels of scope and complexity, under the direct project oversight of a Senior Project Manager or Director, during the planning, programming, design, procurement, contracting, plan review, construction, FF&E delivery/installation and closeout phases of the University capital improvement program, University-funded projects and facility partnership projects, as is applicable.This position will manage processes for a variety of campus projects to support consultant, vendor and contractor compliance with project planning, scope, design, specifications, UNLV guidelines and standards, policies and procedures, established industry construction standards, project schedules and budgets.More specific typical duties and activities for this position include the following, either managed directly by the Project Manager, or in support of a Senior Project Manager or Director:* User and Stakeholder Management: Typically expected to work with users/stakeholders at both the working level and at department head levels, for general project management, conflict resolution and other matters.* Vendor/Contractor Supervision: This position may oversee/monitor performance of design professionals, consultants, general and sub-contractors and FF&E suppliers/installers.* Project Definition: Meet with project users and stakeholders to develop, finalize and manage planning, budgeting, scheduling, cost estimates, specifications and other information regarding project planning, design, bidding, and construction management. Ensure scope complies with campus standards.* Consultant and Vendor Selection: Manages consultant and vendor selection processes and scope/fee negotiations for department related items.* Project Bid/Solicitation Activities: Manages preparation of bidding/solicitation information development and documentation, bid response/proposal evaluation and award support, for department related items, in close coordination with Purchasing and Contracting staff.* Project Contracting: Assist with preparation of contracts for consultants, contractors and vendors, in close coordination with Purchasing and Contracting staff.* Project Management: Manages multiple projects involving university departments, planning/design/architectural/engineering firms, contractors, vendors, state agencies and other entities. Determines, in consultation with the supervisor, project scope, schedule, quality and budgets, and that these items meet expectations through all project phases. Manages contracts for consultants, contractors and vendors for project delivery. Conducts project meetings with departments, contractors, vendors, and architectural/engineering firms. Manages work with external planning/design/architectural/engineering and other consultants. Conducts site visits to project sites, to review progress and ensure compliance with design and construction documents. Ensures that nonconformance with plans and quality of work situations are addressed with contractors and appropriate remedies are implemented. Applies significant level of professional judgment and expertise in project management interpretations and duties. Conducts final inspections and close-out for assigned projects. Responsible for all financial project management on projects (estimates, budgets, purchase order management, other items.) Responsible for project reviews and approvals, both internal and external. Manages the review and processing of change orders, requests for information, general construction correspondence, and invoice review, as-is applicable.This position may have supervisory duties for classified, professional and/or student staff. This position may also have other duties as assigned.QUALIFICATIONSThis position requires a Bachelor’s degree in construction management, architecture, engineering or a related discipline from a regionally accredited college or university and 5 years’ comparable related experience in project management Credentials must be obtained prior to the start of employment.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS* Experience in a college or university setting* Significant project management experience, for facility construction and related projects, of at least $250,000 in project cost, and up to or more than $5M in project cost.COMMITMENT to DIVERSITYThe successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.SALARY RANGESalary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding.BENEFITS OF WORKING AT UNLV● Generous compensation packages, up to 48 days of paid time off, sick leave, and holidays● Excellent health insurance including medical, dental and vision● No state income tax● Comprehensive retirement plans and voluntary benefits programs● Tuition discounts at Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) schools● Tuition discounts for spouses, domestic partners, and dependentsPERKS● Flexible work schedule (depending on your department)● Employee recognition and appreciation programs● Personal and professional development opportunities● UNLV athletics ticket discounts● Employee discount at UNLV’s Student Wellness Recreation Center● Statewide employee purchase program discounts● RebelCard discounts on and off campus● Wellness programming for all UNLV faculty and staff at no cost● Opportunity for career advancements to leadership rolesHOW TO APPLYSubmit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates’ materials will begin on September 20, 2022 and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to that date. Materials should be addressed to Michael Wolfe, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted online as we do not accept emailed materials. For assistance with the application process, please contact Heather Stinnett at (702) 895-0597 or INSTRUCTIONS FOR INTERNAL NSHE CANDIDATESUNLV employees or employees within the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) MUST use the “Find Jobs” process within Workday to find and apply for jobs at UNLV and other NSHE Institutions. Once you log into Workday, type “Find Jobs” in the search box which will navigate to the internal job posting site. Locate this specific job posting by typing the requisition number, “R0132858” in the search box.If you complete an application outside of the internal application process, your application will be returned and you will have to reapply as an internal applicant which may delay your application.PROFILE of the UNIVERSITYFounded in 1957, UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution of approximately 30,000 students and more than 3,600 faculty and staff. To date, UNLV has conferred more than 152,000 degrees, producing more than 130,000 alumni around the world. UNLV is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as an R1 research university with very high research activity. The university is committed to recruiting and retaining top students and faculty, educating the region’s diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships, and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the launch of a new UNLV School of Medicine. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada.Here at UNLV, we have come together and created one of the most affirmative and dynamic academic environments in the country. UNLV sits in the top spot in U.S. News & World Report’s annual listing of the nation’s most diverse universities for undergraduates. The university has ranked in the top ten since the rankings debuted more than a decade ago. We continue to show our commitment to serving our wonderfully diverse population and building the future for Las Vegas and Nevada.For more information, visit us on line at: http://www.unlv.eduEEO/AA STATEMENTThe University of Nevada – Las Vegas (UNLV) is committed to providing a place of work and learning free of discrimination on the basis of a person’s age (40 or older), disability, whether actual or perceived by others (including service-connected disabilities), gender (including pregnancy related conditions), military status or military obligations, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race (including hair texture and protected hairstyles such as natural hairstyles, afros, bantu knots, curls, braids, locks and twists), color, or religion (protected classes). Discrimination on the basis of a protected class, including unlawful harassment, which is a form of discrimination, is illegal under federal and state law. Where unlawful discrimination is found to have occurred, UNLV will act to stop the unlawful discrimination, to prevent its recurrence, to remedy its effects, and to discipline those responsible.TITLE IX STATEMENTThe University of Nevada, Las Vegas, does not discriminate on the basis of sex in any education program or activity that it operates. Non-discrimination on the basis of sex is mandated by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (20 U.S.C. §§ 1681 et seq.) and the corresponding implementation regulations (34 C.F.R. Part 106). The University’s commitment to nondiscrimination in its education programs and activities extends to applicants for admission and employment. Inquiries concerning the application of these provisions may be referred to: Michelle Sposito, J.D., Title IX Coordinator, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway, Box 451062, Las Vegas, NV 89154-1062, Frank and Estella Beam Hall (BEH) Room 553, Telephone: (702) 895-4055; Email:, or to The Assistant Secretary of the United States Department of Education, U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20202-1100; Telephone: 1-800-421-3481 FAX: 202-453-6012; TDD: 1-800-877-8339; Email:; or to both.Information pertaining to the University’s grievance procedures and grievance process, including how to report or file a complaint of sex discrimination, how to report or file a formal complaint of sexual harassment, and how the University will respond can be found online at the Office of Equal Employment & Title IX webpage.SAFETY AND SECURITY STATEMENTUNLV is committed to assisting all members of the UNLV community in providing for their own safety and security. The Annual Security Report and Annual Fire Safety Report compliance document is available online.Job CategoryAdministrative FacultyExemptYesFull-Time Equivalent100.0%Required Attachment(s)Cover letter, resume, and 3 professional referencesPosting Close Date01/1/2023Note to ApplicantThis position may require that a criminal background check 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.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.All document(s) must be received on or before the closing date of the job announcements (if a closing date is provided).Recruitments that provide a work schedule are subject to change based on organizational needs.