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Design/Construction Project Manager

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Work type: Full-time
Location: Oshkosh Campus
Categories: Non-Instructional Academic Staff

Official Title: Construction Project Manager
Business Title: Design/Construction Project Manager
Employment Class: Academic Staff
FTE: 1.0
Compensation: $51,700-$67,000
FLSA Status: Exempt
Terms of Employment: Annual, Fixed term renewable 
Position Summary:

Provides architectural expertise in designing, modifying, and oversees a building project from start to finish. Performs day-to-day construction phase management. Promotes completion of non-capital and capital projects by developing, monitoring, and managing project requirements. Reports to and receives guidance from construction leadership.

UW Oshkosh provides a competitive benefits package for all benefit-eligible positions. Click here for more details.

  • Receives project assignments from leadership and reviews with the project team
  • Assesses, designs, modifies, and constructs institution facilities utilizing architectural techniques and best practices
  • Perform interior design work on furniture layouts, determining interior finishes
  • Serves as a subject matter expert to unit leadership regarding architectural technology, design, methodology, and execution for varying facilities projects
  • Ensures contractors comply with negotiated contract documents
  • Issues daily report, noncompliance notices, and cost issue log
  • Reviews preliminary and final plans and makes recommendations for improving engineering details and construction practicality
  • Oversees occupancy, turnover, and close-out process
  • Determines construction progress and resolves construction problems with project team
  • Discuss customer's goals and objectives for the project
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • At least 4 years of construction Project Management experience
  • At least 2 years of experience with reviewing and coordinating building design, construction documents, HVAC, plumbing and electrical systems
  • At least 2 years of experience preparing construction cost estimates, timeline, bid and construction contracts, in addition approve contract change orders
  • At least 2 years of experience with Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment, working with end user(s) determining interior space needs, including furniture layout and room finishes, selection, procurement, installation, punch list through to completion
  • Experience with construction contract administration that ensures compliance with design plans, specifications, and the approved budget.
  • Experience with following software: AutoCAD, Outlook, Excel, Word, Adobe for design, drawings, and management of construction projects.
  • Must have a valid WI driver’s license and be authorized to drive a University vehicle upon appointment.
  • Bachelor Degree in Architecture, Mechanical Engineering, Project Management, Interior Design or Equivalence / Combination of an Associate Degree and work experience will be considered.
  • Experience with evaluating outside contractual facilities designers and review their work for compliance, accuracy and conformity to IBC, ADA and local codes.
  • Experience completing final project inspections, punch lists and final project closeout documents.
  • Additional Software TMA, Revit, and Archibus a plus
  • Certificate of Registration as a licensed Designer of Engineered Systems as outlined by the State of Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services:
  • Certificate of Registration as Wisconsin Registered Interior Designer as outline by the State of Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services:
  • Certificate of Registration as a licensed Architect as outlined by the State of Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services:
To Apply:

Applicants must submit the following documents using the online application:

Resume, cover letter, and contact information for 3 professional references.

For questions regarding your application and additional options to apply, contact Human Resources at or 920-424-1166.

Application Deadline:

TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION: Applications received by August 7, 2022 are ensured full consideration. Applications received after that date may be given consideration at the discretion of the search committee. Application materials will be evaluated and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Incomplete and/or late application materials may not receive consideration.

If you have questions regarding this recruitment, or if you are not able to complete the application online due to a disability or system problem, please contact the Office of Human Resources.

Legal Notices:

AA/EO Statement
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh (UWO) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. We strongly encourage women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans to apply. UWO, in compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

DEI Statement
Diversity drives innovation, creativity, and progress. At the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, the culture, identities, life experiences, unique abilities, and talents of every individual contribute to the foundation of our success. Creating and maintaining an inclusive and equitable environment is of paramount importance to us. This pursuit prepares all of us to be global citizens who will contribute to the betterment of the world. We are committed to a university culture that provides everyone with the opportunity to thrive.

Reasonable Accommodations
UWO provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact or 920-424-1166. This job announcement and other material on this site will be made available in alternate formats upon request to an individual with a disability.

Confidentiality of Applicant Materials
UWO is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin's Open Records Law. UWO will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin's Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of "final candidates" and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.

CBC & Reference Check Policy
All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a criminal background check, work authorization, and verification of education. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

Work Authorization
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term.

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For the UWO Annual Security and Fire Safety Reports (i.e., Clery Report), which includes statistics about reported crimes and information about campus security policies, see, or call UWO Police Department, at (920) 424-1212 for a paper copy.


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Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a criminal background check, work authorization, and verification of education. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

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Reasonable Accommodations

The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, UW Oshkosh will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact the Office of Human Resources, Equal Opportunity, Equity & Affirmative Action, (920) 424-1166 or