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Project Manager

University/Agency Illinois State University
Civil Service Classification Construction Project Coordinator II
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Posting Duration 11/29/2022 - 12/19/2022
Probationary Period 6 months

Job Description

The purpose of this position is to be responsible for developing, leading, managing and overseeing construction, maintenance, and repair projects for Facilities Management. This position develops project scopes, specifications, estimates and is responsible for project management, estimating, construction monitoring, and project construction communications on assigned projects. This position is involved in commissioning, building information modeling (BIM), project documentation, close-out, and project information archive management services for assigned projects.


Required Qualifications
1. Any one or combination totaling three (3) years (36 months) from the following categories:

A. work experience in construction management, building project management or a closely related field.
B. college coursework in construction management, engineering, architecture, or a closely related discipline, as measured by the following conversion table or its proportional equivalent:
- Associate Degree (60 semester hours) equals one (1) year (12 months)
- 90-semester hours equals two (2) years (24 months)
- Bachelor’s Degree or higher (120 semester hours) equals three (3) years (36 months)

2. Three (3) years (36 months) of building construction management and/or building project management experience comparable to the lower level of this series.

Desired Qualifications
1. Three (3) years' work experience with General Contractor, Major Trade Contractor (i.e. Mechanical, Electrical) or Construction management Firm or: Minimum 3 years work experience conducting construction administration services for consulting Architecture or Engineering Firm
2. Understanding of applicable Architecture, Engineering and Interior Design disciplines
3. Knowledge of applicable building codes and all other applicable laws such as Americans with Disabilities Act.
4. Knowledge and experience with construction project manuals and specifications
5. Ability to work independently, exercise judgment and make decisions
6. Strong verbal, written and graphic skills
7. Understanding of applicable contract and project administration processes and documents
8. Knowledge of State of Illinois and Illinois State University purchasing requirements
9. Knowledge of the ISU University campus
10. Knowledge of Illinois State University Design Guidelines
11. Knowledge and experience with BIM, MS Project and University Facility Management software programs
12. LEED Green Associate Certificate


Commensurate with qualifications and experience, combined with an excellent benefits package


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Contact Information

University/Agency Illinois State University
Department/College Human Resources
Contact Colette Homan
Phone Number 309-438-8311
Comments Please fully complete the entire application including, but not limited to, the education and work history portions. Be specific on your work history, including employment dates (if part-time you must list the number of work hours) and duties for all positions held. Applicable part-time work experience will be considered toward qualifying for this position; however, it will be converted to a full-time equivalency to determine combined length of experience. Please do not put "see resume" in the duties and responsibilities section of the work history. This will be considered an incomplete application and incomplete applications will not be considered.

If you are using college or university coursework to qualify for this position, then college or university transcripts (may be unofficial) must be submitted prior to the application deadline to receive full consideration. Transcripts can either be uploaded with your application or submitted via the options listed below.

To be eligible for Veteran's Preference points on the exam, appropriate military service documentation such as a DD-214 must be submitted prior to the application deadline.

Transcripts and/or military service documentation may be faxed or mailed to Human Resources by the application deadline:

Fax: 309.438.0011, Attn: Colette Homan
Address: Illinois State University
Human Resources
Campus Box 1300
Normal, IL 61790-1300

The Civil Service examination for this classification is based on your application materials and responses to the supplemental questions. No participation other than submission of applicant materials is required from applicants that qualify to take the exam. If you meet the minimum required qualifications for this position, you will receive a score calculated based on your education and experience, and your name will be placed on the active employment register by exam score. After the application deadline, the names within the top three scores will be referred to the department for interview.

Illinois State University is authorized to do business within the State of Illinois. All work under this appointment is required to be performed from within the State of Illinois. If hired, out-of-state candidates must establish Illinois residency within 180 calendar days from the start date for this position. Illinois residency requires proof of a valid Illinois driver’s license or a valid State of Illinois ID card. Failure to produce the required documentation within 180 calendar days will result in immediate termination of employment.