Project Manager (Multiple Vacancies)
Florida State University

Tallahassee, Florida

Posted in Retail

$0.00 - $100.00 per hour

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Job Info

Job Title: Project Manager (Multiple Vacancies)
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 57431

Facilities - Planning Design & Construction


This position will be responsible for managing the design and/or construction process of capital improvement projects, assuring projects are designed in compliance with university, state and federal standards and programmatic requirements and completed on schedule, within budget and in compliance with a contractually defined scope and quality standards. Projects may have a high level of complexity and may be high profile and have a greater impact on the operations of the university with multi-phases and multiple contracts; project team may include staff from several disciplines and/or departments as well as Specialty Consultants. Project durations can be as long as 3-5 years. This position is typically found in Planning, Design & Construction.

Develops project scopes of work including program as required. Manages and supervises design and construction process of a group of projects. Reviews Design Professionals' and Contractors' work and performance. Makes recommendations for engineering/architecture selection as required. Provides advice on development/interpretation of contract documents. Makes recommendations regarding dispute resolution to contract requirements, including design errors/design omissions, change orders and claims, etc. Facilitates effective project plan reviews. Reviews design and/or construction for code compliance with current campus standards and industry best practices. Reviews bids received and recommend contract awards to administration.

Explains design and construction process to project team members. Understands factors influencing design and construction and explains such to team in a timely manner. Advises the client of requirements or suggestions. Communicates with all project participants. Responsible for project decision-making process and assure project team members are aware of any changes. Leads thorough and effective project coordination among internal and external participants for entire project duration.

Develops and manages project budgets. Attains quality driven, functional, and aesthetically pleasing project results within approved project budget. Manages purchase orders and contracts on numerous single and multi-phased projects and negotiates contract changes independently. Manages project schedule throughout course of design and/or construction and develops schedule to assure desired project completion dates are met. Provides expert advice on constructability impact in the formulation of schedules during design phase. Manages schedules actively and accurately during project to enforce contract requirements.

Provides direction, assignments, feedback, coaching and counseling to assure outcomes are achieved. May provide functional and/or administrative supervision of staff as assigned. Performs essential responsibilities of a Project Manager. Trains and mentors team members on appropriate project management skills.

Analyzes, monitors, and prepares financial data, information, and reports. Ensures project budget is met. Monitors contracts and coordinates all project budget requirements including but not limited to encumbrances, expenditures, funding alignment.


Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Engineering, or Construction Management and five years of related experience; or a high school diploma/equivalency and nine years of related experience.
(Note: or a combination of related post-high school education and experience equal to nine years in the same.)
A valid State of Florida or Georgia driver's license or the ability to obtain prior to hire.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Ability to demonstrate critical thinking based upon in-depth data, substantiating information, considering and respecting others' input personal values, and ethics.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Ability to identify complex problems and review related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Ability to interpret architectural/construction drawings, specifications, codes, standards, and regulatory requirements.
  • Ability to perform accurately in a detail oriented environment.
  • Ability to prepare and monitor budget information.
  • Ability to provide leadership and direction in programmatic, budgetary, and operational functions.
  • Ability to review project work, quantities, costs, accuracy of specifications, completeness, and constructability.
  • Knowledge of and ability to identify safety hazards and necessary safety precautions to establish a safe work environment.
  • Knowledge of and ability to interpret and apply related federal, state, and local laws, ordinances, rules and regulations.
  • Knowledge of applicable computer applications and basic computer functions.
  • Ability to maintain accurate records and retrieve files from active or archive sources. Basic filing practices to include numeric and alphabetic systems.
Other Information

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University Information

One of the nation's elite research universities, Florida State University preserves, expands, and disseminates knowledge in the sciences, technology, arts, humanities, and professions, while embracing a philosophy of learning strongly rooted in the traditions of the liberal arts and critical thinking. Founded in 1851, Florida State University is the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida. FSU is a community steeped in tradition that fosters research, encourages creativity, and embraces diversity. At FSU, there's the excitement of being part of a vibrant academic and professional community, surrounded by people whose ideas are shaping tomorrow's news!

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How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.


This is an A&P position.

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check.

This position is being advertised as open until filled.

Equal Employment Opportunity

An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

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