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Position Details


Location Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH
Department PSU Physical Plant       [PBPP0X]
Summary of Position

This position will oversee all campus building and grounds projects and project managers with specific project management responsibility over the more complex, high value, risky projects, about 20% of the 80 projects totaling $18.75 million for fiscal 2018. This lead project management role will track, consolidate, hold accountable and report on all projects planned and underway and develop and subsequently train all project managers on processes, procedures, documentation, tools and communications. This position will also oversee, analyze, negotiate and collaboratively select with PSU and USNH leadership utility service contracts. PSU Physical Plant maintains 60 buildings totaling 1,700,000 square feet and 182 acres of property with a $12 million Operating Budget and a $6 million R&R Budget.

Additional Job Information

Review of applications will begin on September 12, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled or the search is otherwise closed at the University’s discretion.
Please provide contact information for three professional references that can speak to your work experience will be requested in the PSU application.

Posting Number/Job Order # PS0585FY18
Acceptable minimum level of education Bachelor's
Acceptable minimum years of experience 7-10 years
Other minimum qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in science, engineering, or architecture and seven years significant experience in the management of facility projects, including five in a supervisory capacity.
Experience in managing multiple contracts and contractors to complete complex, multi-phase building and infrastructure projects.
Excellent knowledge of construction means, methods, safety standards, and job-site management.

Understanding of and able to apply construction management principles, including scheduling, financial management, sub-contracting, bonding, and insurance.

Familiar with and able to interpret applicable building codes, safety standards, environmental protection regulations and accessibility standards.

Excellent oral and written communication skills required, including the ability to prepare formal correspondence, run large meetings, and facilitate problem solving among multiple disciplines, and experience in preparing and delivering formal presentations.

Able to wear/use personal protective equipment as needed on construction sites.

Additional Preferred Qualifications

Project Management Certification.
Experience working in an institution of higher education.
Creative, collaborative problem-solving skills.

Salary Information

Salary is complemented by a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, retirement, tuition, and paid time off.

Quicklink for Posting
Percent Time Information (FTE) 1.00
Grade 24
EEO Statement

The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S.

Institution Information

We are transforming our campus to create a first-of-its-kind university organized around integrated clusters. Our goal is to provide an interdisciplinary and innovative learning environment. Students, faculty, staff, and community will connect to solve real-world challenges that will benefit people and organizations at all levels.
Our students will work in teams with faculty and partners within seven integrated clusters:
1. Exploration and Discovery
2. Innovation and Entrepreneurship
3. Arts and Technologies
4. Health and Human Enrichment
5. Justice and Security
6. Education, Democracy and Social Change
7. Tourism, Environment and Sustainable Development

Our integrated cluster learning model creates an educational experience that will be second to none and strengthens our legacy of interdisciplinary study and experiential learning.
Now is an exciting time to join Plymouth State and help shape our new kind of university and ultimately tomorrow’s leaders.

Posting Details

Posting Date 08/29/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Closing Date
Posting Open to Internal Candidates Only? No
Interested Internal Candidates Exist? No
Job Category Salaried Staff (Exempt)
Appointment Type Regular
If TERM position provide projected end date
DOT Safety Information Other - Valid Driver's license

Duties / Responsibilities

Job Duties


Project Manager of high value campus projects.
Project Management oversight of all projects and Project Managers.
Negotiate & Recommend all utility contracts in cooperation with PSU and USNH leadership.
Liaison to all campus utility companies and USNH utilities oversight.
Document and train all project managers on processes, procedures, documentation, tools and communication.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you hold a valid driver's license?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Vita
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents