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Senior Construction Project Manager

Kennesaw State University

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Senior Construction Project Manager


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Are you ready to join a community leading in innovative teaching and learning? Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. With our growing enrollment and global reach, we are enjoying increased prominence among Georgia's colleges. We offer more than 150 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees to over 43,000 students. Our entrepreneurial spirit, high-impact research, and Division I athletics also draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Our university's vibrant culture, career opportunities, and rich benefits make us an employer of choice. We are searching for talented people to join our mission. Come to KSU and find your passion.


Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060.

Job Summary

Manages major new construction and renovation design/construction projects as the Kennesaw State University representative. With in-depth knowledge of University System of Georgia Board of Regents policy and procedure, delivers large construction projects from the design phase through close-out. Develops project success criteria including developing budget estimates, schedules, and scopes as required to facilitate project decision-making. Assures completion of projects, compliance, and adherence to campus design standards, state regulations and building codes. Partners and liaises with University stakeholders and leadership as well as external consultants and contractors.



  • Responsible for the oversight and management of larger design and construction projects
  • Develops comprehensive project charters, budget estimates, schedule drafts, and scope summaries to align project stakeholders and solicit appropriate approvals.
  • Develops accurate and comprehensive Requests for Qualifications/Proposals to identify and select high-quality and appropriate consultants and contractors.
  • Manages and coordinates the work of consultant and contractor firms
  • Coordinates and conducts owner's review of design documents and specifications
  • Analyzes and vets change orders, invoices, consulting agreement contracts, schedules, and budget estimates
  • Coordinates with Fire Marshal on project reviews along with inspections
  • Visits work sites and inspects projects to ensure compliance with specifications and standards

Educational Requirements

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution of higher education in architecture, engineering, construction management or a similar field

Other Required Qualifications

Current, valid, and unrestricted driver's license

Required Experience

Seven (7) years of related experience

Preferred Qualifications

Additional Preferred Qualifications

Architectural or Professional Engineer license

Preferred Educational Qualifications

Master's degree from an accredited institution of higher education in architecture, engineering, construction management or a similar field

Preferred Experience

Experience in higher education

Experience working within the University System of Georgia

Experience with wet and dry research laboratory construction

Proposed Salary

The budgeted salary range is $101,500 to $110,000. Offers are based on relevant experience.

Comprehensive benefits to include Medical, Dental, Vision, 13 paid holidays, vacation, generous retirement plans, tuition waiver, wellness options, and much more! Visit


Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Able to handle multiple tasks or projects at one time meeting assigned deadlines


Advanced knowledge and skill in construction project management principles and processes


Proficient with computer applications and programs associated with the position (i.e. Microsoft Office suite, Microsoft Project, Adobe Pro)

Excellent interpersonal and communication (verbal and written) skills

Superior organization and time management skills

Equal Employment Opportunity

Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

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