Project Manager

Denton, TX
Sep 15, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Requisition Number

Job Title
Project Manager

Official Title
Construction Specialist III

Position Number

Facilities-Gen - 152000


Is this an internal posting only?

Work Schedule
Monday - Thursday, 7:30 am to 5:00 pm; Friday 7:30 am to 2:30 pm

Department Overview
As one of the nation's largest public universities and the most comprehensive in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, we are dedicated to providing an excellent educational experience to a diverse student body of over 36,000 students. UNT is a student-focused public research university with 12 colleges and schools offering 97 bachelors, 81 masters, and 35 doctoral degree programs, many nationally and internationally recognized. With more than 400 student organizations, NCAA Division I athletics and an array of concerts presented by our world-renowned College of Music, there's something for everyone at UNT. UNT has been named by Forbes as one of America's 100 Best College Buys® for 17 consecutive years, the state's most affordable research university, according to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, and The Princeton Review named us a "Best in the West" university.

The Facilities organization at UNT is a service provider comprised of the following divisions: Facilities Planning, Design & Construction (FPDC); Facilities Maintenance (FM) and Facilities Support & Services (FSS). We are responsible for the planning, renovation, maintenance and repair of university buildings and facilities, as well as other services playing an essential role to the mission of the University of North Texas. Facilities has over 325 employees who lead the way in caring for and operating over 170 facilities and 904 acres of landscape. Our goal is to provide world class support for the University by ensuring safe, reliable, efficient facility and utility services delivered with outstanding customer services and effective stewardship of resources and the environment. For additional information on Facilities you may visit our website at: University of North Texas Career Bands are located on the Human Resources website at: under the subtitle of Pay Plan.

The primary mission of the department of Facilities Planning, Design & Construction is to oversee planning, design, renovation and construction efforts to physical facilities on the UNT Denton campus and to maintain all building records for the campus. FPDC is responsible for serving the campus as a resource for estimating, site design, architectural and interior design, construction management, color and finish selections, furniture procurement, campus mapping, space analysis, and long-range planning services. Ensuring compliance with all applicable State & Federal statutes, laws and codes related to State buildings, procurement and construction. Maintain current records for all campus facilities including utility & infrastructure maps, surveys, site plans, floor plans, construction documents, & other building records. We also act in an advisory capacity for capital planning and development efforts.

FPDC consists of five sub-departments: Campus Planning, Auxiliary Planning, Estimating, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and Computer Aided Design Drafting (CADD). For additional information on FPDC you may visit our website at:

Job Description
The Facilities Planning Design and Construction Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Construction Specialist III - Project Manager to join our team.

Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:
* Oversee projects from conception through construction to completion and ensure the project stays on schedule and budget.
* Leads a team of consultants and staff project designer.
* Assesses project resources and limitations, and provides recommendations to clients.
* Prepares detailed quantity take-offs including schedules, labor hours, materials and equipment required for estimating purposes.
* Develops and prepares preliminary design concept drawings, produces construction documents using AutoCAD.
* Reviews building code and ADA factors.
* Reviews bids, examines alternates and samples, and assists in determining award of contracts with purchasing officials.
* Periodically inspects and observes the work, storage, and
installation or materials and furnishings.
* Prepares record documents at project completion to include interior finishes, project problems, resolution, final as built drawings, specifications, and submittals.

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.

The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

Minimum Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor's Degree in Architecture, Interior Design, or related field and four years of professional related experience; or any equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.

The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are required:
* Physical ability to access work areas which may be in confined spaces or elevated heights.
* Knowledge of appropriate safety and security precautions appropriate to work performed.
* Valid driver's license and ability to drive a vehicle, and maintain coverage under University auto insurance policy, if required to drive University vehicles.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must submit a resume, a cover letter and a list of three professional references with their online application.

Is this a security sensitive position?

Driving a University Vehicle?

Job Open Date

Job Close Date
Open Until Filled

Pay Rate
Commensurate with Experience

Pay Basis

Job Type
Full-time Permanent

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