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Architectural Project Manager 2

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”


With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, eight straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.9 billion.


Job Overview

Comprehensive project management requiring oversight of design and construction process for multiple complex small- to medium-scope projects across all functions of the university including administrative, educational, athletic, medical, laboratory, housing, dining, and other. Projects are most often renovations and additions, and most often range in value from approximately $100,000 up to $5,000,000. Capital projects of greater complexity and value may be assigned based on experience.

Essential Functions

  • Assume programmed work from planning, hire on consulting Architectural/Engineering firms, guide design process and production of permit and bid documents, procure construction services, oversee construction, manage moves, and readily resolve warranty period issues. Provide oversight of design projects delegated to consulting engineers
  • Serve as a seasoned project manager. Manage budget control, contract negotiation and execution of material procurement. Plan and administer capital improvement and infrastructure projects and renovations. Review and analyze project cost data and other numeric data.
  • Participate in the development of university and department wide policies and procedures for projects. 
  • Follow University methodology of delivering work in compliance with the P+D+C’s Project Manager’s Manual, OFCC guidelines, and University Standards.
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering, Architecture or related field.
  • Nine (9) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.

Required Experience

Five (5) years of related experience.

Additional Qualifications Considered

  • Professional Degree in Architecture from an NAAB accredited program.
  • Registered Architect or completion of the NCARB AXP program leading to ARE eligibility.
  • Experience with projects in the Higher Education sector.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Sitting - Continuously
  • Repetitive hand motion (such as typing) - Continuously
  • Hearing, listening - Continuously
  • Talking - Continuously
  • Standing - Continuously
  • Walking - Continuously
  • Bending - Continuously
  • Stooping - Continuously
  • Climbing stairs/ladders - Continuously
  • Kneeling, squatting - Continuously
  • Crouching - Continuously
  • Crawling - Continuously
  • Reaching overhead - Continuously
  • Pulling, pushing - Continuously
  • Lifting - up to 20 pounds - Continuously
  • Lifting - up to 50 pounds - Continuously
  • Lifting - over 50 pounds - Continuously
  • Shoveling - Seldom


Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range of $82,000 - $95,000 dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


REQ: 86584 


Architectural Project Manager 2

Date:  Nov 10, 2022

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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