Project Manager

Job description


Posting Number:


Classification Title:

Engineer/Associate Engineer III

Internal Title:

Project Manager



Work County:



Division of Administration and Finance


DAF Facilities Planning and Construction

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Advertised Minimum Salary :


Advertised Salary Range:

$60,279 - $91,755

Part/Full Time:

Full Time

Hours per Week:


Work Schedule:

8:00am – 4:30pm
Monday – Friday

Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.

Type of Staff Position:

Full-time Equivalent (FTE)

Basis :

12 months

Job Search Category:

Other Professional

About UofSC:

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state’s flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 “Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state’s educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Diversity Statement:

At the University of South Carolina, we strive to cultivate an inclusive environment that is open, welcoming, and supportive of individuals of all backgrounds. We recognize diversity in our workforce is essential to providing academic excellence and critical to our sustainability. The University is committed to eliminating barriers created by institutional discrimination through accountability and continuous process improvement. We celebrate the diverse voices, perspectives, and experiences of our employees.

Benefit Eligibility Type:

Full-Time Equivalent (FTE)

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Advertised Job Summary:

Executes development and coordination of major or significant capital outlay projects through the planning, design, bidding, construction, and close out phases including but not limited to meeting with campus clients including faculty, deans, high-level administration staff, Board of Trustee members, and Facilities leadership, external architects and engineers; determining project scope and duration; coordinating A/E procurement, cost estimates, and feasibility studies; implementing established budget and schedule to meet program needs and limitations; negotiating to gain consensus and final approval; and providing summary reports and direction to all parties involved.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions):

Master’s degree in engineering, engineering related field, or architecture from an accredited college or university and 4 years of demonstrated years of project management experience including experience with design and construction and management of major construction projects, or bachelor’s degree in engineering, engineering related field, or architecture from an accredited college or university and 6 years of demonstrated years of project management experience including experience with design and construction and management of major construction projects.


Knowledge of principles and practices of modern architecture, design engineering and facility construction. Knowledge of codes, laws, rules and regulations governing the construction and/or modification of facilities.
Knowledge of principles and practices of effective project management. Knowledge of contractual responsibilities, processes and procedures governed by the AIA architectural agreements (Series A, B and C). Ability to oversee the work of subordinate engineers or architects. Ability to establish positive working relationships with customers, superiors, subordinates, associates, design and construction consultants, state, local and federal professional personnel and other public and private sector organizations and individuals. Ability to communicate effectively. Ability to prepare, review and revise plans and specifications. Ability to problem solve and utilize conscious decision making. Ability to build teams and involve stakeholders.

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Special Instructions to Applicant:

Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

We are only accepting applications submitted by June 16, 2021.

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EEO Statement:

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, gender identity, transgender status, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.




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Job No:
Posted: 5/4/2021
Application Due: 6/16/2021
Work Type: Full Time