Iowa City, IA
Mar 22, 2012
Apr 21, 2012
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time

The University of Iowa department of Facilities Management, Planning, Design & Construction, is seeking a Construction Manager to manage a group of capital projects to assure compliance with industry standards, building codes, and engineering practices. The successful candidate will successfully deliver quality capital improvement projects on schedule and within budget, requiring independent decision-making, analysis, anticipation, and assessment skills.  Duties and responsbilities include, but are not limited to planning, organizing, monitoring, and controlling projects, identifying, interfacing with, and gathering input from appropriate stakeholders to achieve project objectives; and performing minimal/functional supervision of various clerical and/or student staff. 

Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in engineering, construction technology, architecture or a related field or an equivalent combination of related education and experience.  Considerable (3-5 years) experience in construction management or construction supervision.  Excellent communication (written and verbal) and problem solving skills.  Proficient in computer software applications.  Familiarity with construction site safety guidelines.

Desired Qualifications:  Experience in a customer focused, team-oriented environment.  Considerable (3-5 years) experience in construction management or construction supervision on a university campus.  Experience with project management software, commissioning processes and/or state building inspection procedures.

Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications, including an excellent benefit package.

To apply for this position, visit our website at and reference requisition #60741. 

The University of Iowa is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer; women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

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