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Job ID: 236460

Manager, Construction Projects
Alcorn State University

Date Posted May 22, 2024
Title Manager, Construction Projects
University Alcorn State University
Lorman, MS, United States
Department Facilities Management
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Director/Manager
  • Facilities Operations
The incumbent directs contract management and project team activities for assigned capital buildings and smaller non-capital projects, from inception to final completion.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities
  • General knowledge of all phases of building construction.
  • Thorough knowledge of casework fabrication/assembly/installation.
  • Project coordination/management skills.
  • Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Good communication skills, verbal, written, and interpersonal.
  • Skilled working with various construction materials and tools.
  • Ability to read and understand prints and shop drawings.
  • Ability to work with limited supervision using standardized practices and/or methods.
  • Ability to collaborate with others at multiple levels of the organization.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.


Essential Job Functions

  • Coordinates meetings and other activities with user committees, consultants, contractors, planners, and others.
  • Serves as the liaison with design consultants, contractors, University employees, and other areas as required.
  • Provides surveillance and oversight over major and minor construction projects on campus.
  • Handles construction projects management administration including contracts, project schedules, payment applications, change orders, warranty, and close out documentation.
  • Inspects completion buildings and construction projects for compliance and acceptability.
  • Reviews proposals and recommends contracts awards.
  • Manages the design and construction phases of assigned projects.
  • Administers project budgets and schedules.
  • Prepares and presents construction progress reports.
  • Coordinates with various company entities as required

  • Five (5) years’ experience in carpentry trade and/or casework fabrication.

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