The Project Manager is responsible for the full spectrum of managing campus capital projects through sound judgment, superior technical knowledge, logical planning and decision making, and experienced management skills.
The Project Manager ensures that assigned projects satisfy and advance the campus strategic and master planning efforts, goals and objectives, and project activities comply with all laws, regulations and safety measures.
The Project Manager plays a crucial role in project success providing judgment, expertise, technical knowledge, professional leadership, and logical decision-making from concept planning through to project completion.
The Project Manager accomplishes the goals and objectives of the University’s strategic and master plans, including project outcomes/goals, budget adherence, facility effectiveness, and usability. This position furthers the mission and vision of the University by helping to ensure a safe and attractive campus.
The Project Manager:
• Manages projects through planning, design, procurement, construction, start-up and post startup optimization including project scope, budget, and schedule. • Organizes and directs the project team members and resources and performs as project chief for all campus projects. • Is a technical resource for other campus engineering related issues. • Develops and ensures that the proper project scope and goals are informed by the campus strategic and master plan and have been defined for the capital projects by collaborating with the project teams and building/facility users, challenging assumptions, and exploring feasible alternatives. • Leads the development of project estimates, schedules, and execution plans. • Organizes and leads project teams in adopting project goals that include safety, design, construction, finished product quality, budget and schedule. • Coordinates with University management, Board, and stakeholders during all phases of the project, updating and using project controls to anticipate variances and prevent surprises. • Directs consultants in the development of design criteria, detailed design, equipment specifications, construction specifications while achieving project goals. • Directs all aspects of construction including safety, quality, budget and schedule. • Manages the pre-startup inspection operations of the project ensuring a safe and successful transition from construction to operating. • Assists facilities staff and provide project management and/or engineering services when needed. • Serve as a campus specialist in project management and engineering when needed. • Primary decision-making responsibilities center on project execution from concept to completion, including project budget and schedule.. Decision-making is based on detailed knowledge of project management principles, as well as all applicable governmental, industry, and insurance laws, codes and standards. • This position requires the coordination, leadership, management, and supervision skills to effectively assign, monitor and direct the work of project team members, including students, staff, consultants, and contractors. • The Project Manager will have effective working relationships with engineers, designers, drafters, contractors, vendors, consultants, inspectors, students, salaried and hourly EOU facilities staff, EOU leadership, EOU staff and faculty, any city, county, or governmental officials/agencies as is required per project expectations.
Master’s degree in Engineering Management, Architecture, or Construction Engineering Management.
Professional Engineers License in the state of Oregon, or has the ability to be licensed in the State of Oregon within 6 months from the start of employment.
Internal Number: 20110267C&A
About Eastern Oregon University
Set in an historic small town, nestled at the base of the Blue Mountains and surrounded by fertile farmlands and breathtaking mountain wilderness, Eastern Oregon University is a great place to work. Eastern Oregon University is committed to students with roots in the inter-mountain rural East. A small intimate academic community, Eastern Oregon was ranked number two in the nation by Consumers Digest magazine as "Best Value for Public Colleges and Universities". With only two thousand students on campus, small intimate classes, and 350 faculty and staff who are passionate about undergraduate and graduate education and serving our rural region, EOU is a very special place.The University guides student inquiry through integrated, high-quality liberal arts and professional programs, including: 23 bachelor's degrees and partnership programs offering two bachelor's degrees in nursing and five bachelor's degrees in agriculture; more than 40 different minors; multiple pre-professional programs; and three master's degrees in business, teaching and science in education. Moreover, EOU is recognized as a national leader in distance education, offering extended opportunities for over two thousa...nd additional students at 13 centers throughout the state and beyond.Working in an environment where ideas are important, where critical thinking and collaboration are valued, can be exciting, rewarding and challenging. At EOU, you'll work with bright, diverse, and dedicated people, all of whom share a deeply personal commitment to advance and sustain a very special learning environment.