Reporting to the Assistant Director of Campus Planning and Development, the Project Management Information Systems (PMIS) Specialist focuses on the implementation, support, and advancement of the Facilities Management team's PMIS system, eBuilder. The PMIS Specialist will be the primary contact between the University and the PMIS vendor and the internal system expert for system configuration, implementation, integration, rollout, training, maintenance and troubleshooting. The PMIS Specialist will actively provide information technology support for ongoing design and construction projects to ensure the success and adoption of all aspects of the university’s eBuilder platform: capital planning, funding, cost management and controls, process automation, reports and dashboards, scheduling, document management, and bid management. The University’s PMIS systems may be used to manage facilities projects of all types, including planning projects, maintenance projects and capital projects on campus, including new construction, facility renovations and infrastructure upgrades. Both internal University staff, as well as external consultants and contractors may use the system. The position will be responsible for integrating the PMIS with key Facilities systems, including GIS, CAD, records management, the university’s financial software, and Tririga workorder management, to support Facilities Management as a whole.
The position requires a strong understanding of computer applications as well as knowledge of architecture, engineering, and construction processes. Additionally, the position requires a demonstrated ability to both maximize the utility of computer systems and assist, explain and coach others in such systems.
Minimum Qualifications (Required):
Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Informatics, Design, Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management, or other relevant discipline and a minimum two (2) years of responsible and practical experience in the administration of enterprise architecture, engineering and/or construction project management software systems – or any relevant Associate’s degree or technical certification and 5 years of experience – or any other equivalent combination of experience and education
Experience with project management or comparable enterprise information system
Demonstrated customer service and technical support experience serving a diverse base of users with varying levels of technical expertise
Knowledge of project budget development, scheduling, tracking, and controls
Excellent organizational skills and the ability to work within deadlines in a fast-paced environment
Demonstrated excellence in oral, written, and graphic communication
Experience with eBuilder or comparable enterprise class PMIS
Experience implementing new enterprise information systems
Knowledge of design and construction practices
Direct experience with the budgeting, planning, design, and construction of buildings and/or facilities, especially in a large institutional setting
Ability to read and interpret construction drawings and specifications
Knowledge of GIS, CAD, and BIM software
Construction industry, project management, and or Information Technology related certifications or registrations
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Only Internal Professional (SEIU 888 Professional Union) Bargaining candidates will be considered during the first 10 business days of the posting. All other candidates will be considered after that period.
Initial review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received.
Please include a resume and cover letter with your application. Names and contact information of three references will be required during the application process.
Internal Number: 496329
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