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Project Manager - Team Lead

Hiring department PMCS-Project Mgmt
Monthly salary $9,166+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 17-09-11-01-0361
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to internal applicants only
Location Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

Hiring decision contingent upon applicant clearing a security background check. Applications will be reviewed online by the hiring department.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information


Provide leadership, strategy, oversight and direct management of team of project managers and other professionals executing design and construction projects for higher education, research and healthcare projects for all UT Austin campuses.

Essential Functions

Lead team of project managers and other professionals providing design and construction management services for higher education, research and healthcare projects for all UT Austin campuses. Disseminate information and directive from PMCS leadership to team in order to achieve maximum success in meeting client and UT mission and vision. In collaboration with Associate Director for Project Management, develop commonalities and best practices, and identify the right work at the right time to deliver the highest value. Prioritize and allocate resources to ensure delivery of key initiatives, and maintain agility to maximize resource utilization against ongoing changing needs of clients. Interpret information and ascertain a plan of action, utilizing existing resources and staff. Mentor, guide, manage project managers individually, and project managers as a collective team. Lead one or more critical projects in support of client-identified needs. Effectively communicate at all levels of the organization.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned. Serve on committees, task forces, etc., to improve the departmental mission of project delivery. Represent PMCS at University events.

Required qualifications

Bachelors degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management, Interior Design, Business or a closely related field. Eight years progressive experience managing institutional projects of various sizes large and small for a single owner, and experience in leadership roles working directly with clients. Knowledge of institutional leadership models, project management methods, and contemporary organizational models related to the design and construction industry. Excellent organizational skills with an ability to manage multiple simultaneous activities in a diverse and complex environment. Ability to manage change and work effectively in a changing environment. Strong communication skills with a demonstrated ability to effectively communicate in all directions of the organization. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Masters degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management, or Business, or a closely related professional field. Professionally licensed Architect, Engineer or Interior Designer in the State of Texas. Eight or more years of experience leading and managing professional staff in a design or construction organization. Professionally licensed architect or engineer, with registration, or ability to become registered within six months, in the State of Texas. Related specialty certificates such as LEED AP, PMP, CEFP, or similar.

Working conditions

May work in all weather conditions May work in extreme temperatures May work around chemical fumes May work around standard office conditions May work around biohazards May work around chemicals May work around electrical and mechanical hazards Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Climbing of stairs Climbing of ladders Additional hours may be required.

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