Faculty Tenure track - Construction Management

Apr 09, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Faculty Tenure track - Construction Management

Position Category: Faculty - Tenure Track (FT)

The Department of Construction Technologies (CT) at Utah Valley University (UVU) is seeking applicants for a construction management tenure-track faculty position. Faculty at UVU are required to primarily teach, pursue scholarly endeavors, and contribute service to their discipline and the University. Faculty members are also required to advise students and to interact with local businesses/industries related to their discipline. Teaching assignments will be from a wide range of Construction Management topics. Faculty are expected to have current professional knowledge of the construction management and related fields

Required Qualifications:
  • 5 years of construction management experience with heavy civil projects
  • PhD, from an accredited institution, in construction engineering/construction management or related fields with an emphasis on heavy civil construction, or master’s degree in construction engineering/construction management with significant experience (a minimum of 7 years)
  • Knowledge and skills in current theories, strategies, and techniques in construction project management.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge and experience in the areas of:

  • Contracts-Scope of Work, Bonds, Employment, etc.
  • Project Management Controls
  • Estimating and Scheduling
  • Heavy Equipment Scheduling and Maintenance
  • Maintenance of Traffic
  • Proposal (RFP) Preparation
  • Sequencing - Materials and Methods, Site Management
  • Skills in communication, interpersonal problem solving, and decision-making
  • Skills in presentation of course materials and learning experiences
  • Skills in teaching subjects related to heavy civil construction
  • Ability to work with student organizations and manage events
  • Ability to work with the opportunities and challenges of a rapidly growing and dynamic institution
  • Ability to develop and teach a wide range of courses in construction management
  • Ability to pursue and obtain industry support for various activities
  • Ability to work closely with other programs and departments in a collegial manner.

Eligible and willing to pursue faculty development opportunities (conference attendance, certifications in construction related specialties. The position also requires participation in activities dealing with construction associations (Beavers, ACI, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Teaching experience in higher education
  • Knowledge of contracts and contract delivery methods
  • Strong commitment to undergraduate teaching, advising, scholarly activities, and service
  • Industry utilized standard software dealing with scheduling and bidding
  • Experience working with culturally diverse populations
  • Ability to work cooperatively with others and independently

Physical Requirements:
Physical ability to perform faculty duties, occasional lifting and various laboratory duties.

Benefits Summary:
UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

FLSA: Exempt

Pay Range:

Advertisement Number: FAC21318 Construction Technology Faculty
Open Date: 04/06/2018
Review Start Date: 05/06/2018
Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant: Please submit Curriculum vitae, reference letters (3), if selected prepare research and or teaching demonstration.

To apply, visit: https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/6046

Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicant’s qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.