Project Manager (Capital Planning & Project Management -
Department: Facilities Management - SFAC
Bargaining Unit: UMPSA
Salary Band/Wage Band: 04
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday
Location: Orono, ME
Statement of the Job: Full Time, Permanent, Exempt Position
- Located in Orono, ME
Full Time, 5 Year Fixed Length, Exempt Position - Located in
either Orono or Portland, ME
The University of Maine System is seeking to fill 2 full
time positions. One permanent and
located in Orono, and one 5-year fixed-length located in either Orono or
The Project Manager is a critical position in support of
construction administration in Facilities Management. Expertise is applied to a wide range of areas
and activities. This position requires
significant expertise in the construction field, effective communication and
interaction with campus and Facilities constituencies, the ability to work
independently, and a willingness to assume significant responsibility. This
position maintains responsibility for the completion of assigned University
construction, renovation, remodeling, repair, and other projects related to
University of Maine System operations and programmatic needs, while ensuring a
safe, modern, efficient and effective environment for our students, employees
Based on the qualifications and experience of the successful
applicant, the salary range is mid $50's plus a 10% employer contribution to
the UMS retirement plan. Additional
benefits include medical, dental, vision,
and tuition waiver programs for employees and dependents. The UMS is a recipient of the Wellness
Councils of America’s Well Workplace Award and offers a wellness program
About the University:
Established in 1968, the University of Maine System is the
state’s largest educational enterprise. It has an annual enrollment of nearly
30,000 students and positively impacts the lives of hundreds of thousands of
Mainers each year through its educational and cultural offerings as well as
outreach and public service to individuals, businesses, organizations and
policymakers. The System has an estimated $1.5 billion total statewide economy
impact each year, a return of $7.50 for every dollar of State appropriation.
Two-thirds of its alumni—approximately 120,000 people—live in Maine. The
University of Maine System is accessible with seven universities—some with
multiple campuses—located across the state, as well as a law school, an
additional 31 course sites, and Cooperative Extension. The University of Maine
System Chancellor’s office is located in Estabrooke Hall on the University of
Maine campus in Orono. System-wide services and governance employees work from
campuses across the state.
University of Maine
Established as a land grant college in 1865, the University
of Maine is a public research university located in Orono and referred to as
the flagship institution of the University of Maine System. UMaine, as it is
often called, has an overall enrollment of over 11,000 students who pursue
majors in ninety undergraduate disciplines, more than seventy masters’ courses
of study and thirty doctoral programs. Ranked highly by the National Science
Foundation among American research universities, UMaine’s research faculty has
an international reputation for excellence and the campus’ Fogler Library is
the largest in the state. Located on more than 600 acres only a few miles from
Bangor, one of Maine’s largest cities, the University of Maine is a major
resource not only for education but economic and community development
throughout the state as well.
University of Southern Maine
The University of Southern Maine, northern New England’s
outstanding public, regional, comprehensive university, is dedicated to
providing its diverse student body of more than 7,500 students from forty
states and thirty foreign countries with a high-quality, accessible, affordable
education. Through its undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs, USM
faculty members educate future leaders in the liberal arts and sciences,
engineering and technology, health and social services, education, business,
law, and public service. Located on three campuses in Gorham, Portland, and
Lewiston-Auburn, USM is known as Maine’s Metropolitan University and serves
communities that are among the largest population centers in the state.
Typically requires the education of a relevant Bachelor’s
degree with substantial experience in a responsible position involving building
renovation, alteration and new building construction. An equivalent combination of appropriate
formal education and significant leadership and management experience in the
construction industry/field may be accepted in lieu of the Bachelor’s degree
Experience organizing and managing multiple priorities,
activities and projects concurrently.
Experience in project management.
Knowledge and skills in preparation of plans,
specifications, purchase requisitions, bids, quotes, record keeping and payment
in accordance with standard construction practices.
Knowledge of building codes and standards such as BOCA,
NFPA, NEC, ADA.
Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication
Computer skills that are adequate to permit effective use of
Facilities Management data and communication systems.
Ability to reach, kneel, stand, walk up and down stairs, and
climb ladders to heights of 20 feet.
Valid Driver's License and be an authorized and approved
University Driver based on the Driver Administration Policy.
Experience working in a higher education institutional
setting with an emphasis on working with committees and constituencies strongly
CAD experience preferred.
Materials must be submitted via "Apply For
Position" below. You will need to create a profile and application (which
includes contact information for 3 references); upload:
1.) a cover letter which describes your experience,
interests, and suitability for the position
2.) a resume/curriculum vitae
You will also need to complete the affirmative action
survey, the self-identification of disability form, and the self-identification
of veteran status forms. Incomplete application materials cannot be considered.
Materials received after the initial review date will be reviewed at the
discretion of the University.
The successful applicant is subject to appropriate
Review of applications begins immediately. For full consideration materials should be
received December 10, 2018.
The University of Maine System is an EEO/AA employer, and does
not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin,
citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in
employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The following
person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination
policies: Sarah E. Harebo, Director of Equal Opportunity, 101 North Stevens
Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME
04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).
Length: Fiscal Year
Cover Letter, Resume/CV
Location/Region: Orono, ME