Purdue University Project Manager - West Lafayette - Capital Program Management in West Lafayette, Indiana

The Project Manager role will lead, coordinate, and exercise administrative and functional authority for the planning and execution of capital and small public works projects, including design and construction.This role has responsibility for coordination of all project participants as well as the technical and administrative activities of the project.The role must ensure effective communication and smooth working relationships between all disciplines and project participants.Also, this role serves as the advocate and resource for the customer as well as manage the customer's goals and expectations for scope, schedule and budget.Advantages of a Purdue CareerThe perks of a Purdue career are numerous, offering everything from the satisfaction of working for a nationally renowned university, to the arts and intellectual stimulation, to just living in a great community. What appeals most to you?Below are just a few of the reasons our employees have chosen a Purdue career.Benefits and Retirement - Purdue offers your choice of medical plan options . And, to help you with the important responsibility of planning and saving for your retirement, Purdue provides a variety of retirement plans , some of which are linked to the type of position you hold.Tuition Reduction - Purdue offers a generous tuition fee remission for the employees and their spouses and children.Paid Time Off - Purdue University offers its employees a valuable and varied package of leaves , including vacation, sick leave, paid parental leave, and military leave.Center for Healthy Living - The Center for Healthy Living provides the preventive care services that are vital to protecting your health, and treats your illnesses and your ongoing conditions. The center offers support for nutrition, stress management, physical activity and more.Fitness and Entertainment Perks - Purdue faculty and staff are eligible for employee rates at Purdue's Recreational Sports Center and enjoy discounts and priority ticket-buying days for athletic and entertainment events.Discount Programs at Select Retailers and Free CityBus AccessThe Clerical and Service Staff Advisory Committee (CSSAC) works to provide discounts to all faculty, staff and retirees. View the list of employee discounts .The Greater Lafayette CityBus is free to employees who show their Purdue Staff ID. Visit the CityBus website to see campus maps and other routes.Required:Bachelor's Degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management, Interior Design or related area.An equivalent combination of education and experience will also be considered.One year experience in project management or equal proficiency in the areas of architectural/engineering projects, construction, building systems, or infrastructure projects.Project team leadership and organizational skills.Strong written and verbal communications.Collaboration skills and ability to manage multiple projects and priorities.Ability to anticipate project issues and proactively seek win-win solutions with a demonstrated ability to act as a liaison between multiple parties.Ability to interpret and implement University policies and procedures.Demonstrated knowledge of how to read and interpret construction drawings, as well as proven understanding of construction methods and techniques.Demonstrated ability to balance project scope, schedule and budgets with multiple stakeholders.Demonstrated ability to ensure projects are completed on time, on budget and closed out within an acceptable timeframe.Preferred:Working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Primavera Scheduling, Primavera Contract Manager, SAP and related web based project management systems.Knowledgeable in the areas of negotiations, contract management, and procurement for public design/construction projects.Additional Information:Purdue will not sponsor an employment related visa for this position.A Background Check will be required for employment in this position.ALL applicants must apply via