Occupational Category (Staff Positions Only): Professional
Hiring Salary: Monthly-Staff
Department: Facilities Planning & Construction
Bachelor's degree in architecture, engineering, construction management, or construction technology. Master's degree preferred. Eight years progressively responsible professional planning, contract administration and technical supervision, construction, project management, or experience in a related field. Specific professional licensing or certification in related field desirable. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
Directs and coordinates activities of project personnel to ensure project progresses on schedule and within the prescribed budget. Oversees the administration of the project and supervision of the assigned team members and consultants.
Primary Responsibilities (Staff Positions Only):
Directs the day-to-day project activities of designated projects, staff and consultants. Provides input on designated project budgets and schedules and reports progress to the Director. Executes construction contracts and maintains project performance with regard to project budget, schedule, quality control, and assurance. Plans, directs, and coordinates activities of designated projects to ensure that goals and objectives are accomplished within prescribed time frames and funding parameters. Reviews project proposals and plans to determine time frames, funding limitations, procedures for accomplishing projects, staffing requirements, and allotment of available resources. Establishes work plans and staffing for each phase of project and arranges for recruitment and assignment of project personnel. Confers with project team to outline work plan, duties, responsibilities, and scope of authority. Directs and coordinates activities of project personnel to ensure project progresses on schedule and within prescribed budget. Reviews status reports prepared by project personnel and modifies schedules or plans. Prepares project reports for management, client, or others. Confers with project personnel to provide technical advice and to resolve problems. Coordinates project activities with activities of government regulatory or other governmental agencies. Oversees the work of outside consultants, stops work if necessary, and recommends corrective actions to the Director. Makes recommendations regarding staff and consultant performance. Represents the University at meetings with governmental agencies and regulatory authorities. Coordinates submittal reviews. Attends preliminary meetings and conferences with approving agencies. Prepares construction specifications, cost estimates and construction documents. Provides leadership for team members and assists with development of professional and technical advancement. Performs difficult design analysis and tasks. Develops and maintains construction records. Assists the Director in preparation of construction documents, budget control, and in-house training of team members. Assures quality control of designated projects, reviews construction checklist with assigned personnel, and monitors construction efforts. Prepares weekly reports of construction activities. Participates in technical and professional societies and civic organizations. Performs other related duties as assigned.
About Sam Houston State University
For more than 140 years, Sam Houston State University has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The measure of a Life is its Service," resonates among its 22,000 students, eight colleges and well beyond its historical roots through research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more.
SHSU is an inclusive institution whose mission is to provide high quality education, scholarship, and service to students. With over 90 bachelor degrees, 50 master’s, and 11 doctoral programs—including the nation’s first Ph.D. in forensic science, SHSU provides an exceptional college experience for every student: traditional or non-traditional; first generation; international; or online.
Service to self and others is paramount at SHSU and reflected in all university organizations and programs. In fact, the university was named to USA Today’s Top 50 in the U.S. for “commitment to civic engagement and global awareness,” in addition to being classified a "Community Engaged Campus" by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education. This honor, bestowed to only 311 public institutions nationwide, acknowledges th...e university's significant commitment to service.
Sam Houston State University has a small town feel with large scale opportunities. Located in the Piney Woods region of East Texas, Huntsville provides area residents with a sense of community and belonging, although just an hour drive north of Houston.
SHSU is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an "at will" employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215. SHSU is committed to promoting a campus culture that embraces diversity and inclusion. The University acknowledges and values our responsibility to cultivate an equitable and inclusive environment where students, faculty, staff, and community recognize the benefits of collaboration and mutual respect through diverse identities and experiences.
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