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Human Resource Services

Capital Projects Manager REVISED 10/04/19

Apply now Tracking Code: 40214
Work Type: Full-time
Categories: Administration, Professional and Technical (APT)
Salary: 5,833.33

The Capital Projects Manager exists to simultaneously manage multiple construction and renovation projects for the college in various stages of completion.  This position will assist the Director of Facilities & Capital Projects (Director) and appropriate college stakeholders in assessing, qualifying and analyzing campus and facility needs and providing strategic and long-term campus and facility planning services.

Minimum Qualifications REVISED 10/04/19 

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in architecture, engineering, project management, or other construction related discipline.  At the College’s discretion, significant professional work experience or demonstrated proficiency on position competencies that provides the same kind, amount and level of knowledge acquired in the required education, may substitute for the required degree.
  • Professional experience in facilities or construction management.
  • Experience with management and supervisory responsibility.

Preferred Qualifications REVISED 10/04/19

  • Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in architecture, engineering, project management, or other construction related discipline. 
  • Two or more years of professional experience in facilities or construction management.
  • Two or more years of management and supervisory responsibility.
  • Knowledge of LEED processes.
  • AutoCAD experience
  • Working knowledge of estimating principles.
  • Microsoft Project or similar experience.

Salary is $5,833.33 gross per month.  For full consideration, all application materials must be received by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, October 11, 2019.  Applications accepted until position is filled.  

Application Process: Please submit electronically a cover letter, resume, transcripts (unofficial), and the names and contact information of three recent job-related references who can address your expertise and background for this position. The cover letter must specifically address each of the qualifications listed under Minimum Qualifications and Preferred Qualifications in the exact same order in which they are listed in this announcement.

This position may be eligible for a variety of employee benefits and additional perks.  Information may be reviewed at and    

Interviews will be conducted in-person. 

Note: Prior submission of application materials will not be considered.

Essential Functions 

The Capital Projects Manager is responsible for all phases of managing capital projects, relating to the renovation, upgrading and expansion of College building and grounds by expertly planning and directing construction to advance PPCC’s strategic plan, mission and vision.   

  • Responsible for designing and developing plans and estimates of potential capital projects.  Makes recommendations as to whether a project should be completed with internal personnel resources (in-house) or contract labor.  Assists the Director in maintaining the College Master Facility Plan and College Facility Assessment.
  • Manage Capital Project resources and operations, including supervising Capital Project staff
  • Responsible for planning, designing, and coordinating with PPCC Stakeholders to develop capital project requirements, goals, and institutional outcomes that advance academic or organizational goals.
  • Responsible for meeting all State of Colorado and Colorado Community College System (CCCS) policies and procedures.  Responsible for compliance with Office of the State Architect (OSA).  Responsible to assist the Director in preparing all required annual Capital Construction requests.  Responsible for developing building requirements and guiding the contracting and/or bid process for capital projects.
  • Responsible for managing all phases of capital construction projects and related resources, ensuring projects are completed on time and within budget while working around College and academic schedules. Responsible to work with architect, interior designer, consultants, development team and contractor, and College staff to ensure that the delivery of all products and services are kept in line with the progress schedule.  Identifies and assign activities to internal project teams in consultation with project sponsor and managers.  Establish agreement with internal team members on due dates, cost and quality expectations. Monitor internal team member performance and activity completion.  Ensure prompt problem solving on issues relating to all aspects of the project. Responsible for ensuring that all construction projects are completed in compliance with all applicable College, city, county, state and federal rules and regulations. 
  • Participate in appropriate professional development opportunities to continually maintain and advance necessary skills related to this position.  Conduct other duties as assigned to support the success of the Facilities Department and the College’s mission.

General Duties, Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

  • Cultural competence and demonstrated evidence, understanding, and commitment  to the concepts of diversity, multiculturalism, and their application in the workplace.
  • Demonstrated ability to employ analytical processes related to facility functions.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Knowledge of project cost estimating.
  • Experience working with building plans and related forms/reports.
  • Experience working with commercial construction companies.
  • Experience in budget management, cost reporting, and preparation of reports and records essential.
  • Work independently as well as work in a team setting.
  • Ability to use communication techniques that foster collegiality when problem solving.
  • Encourage a collaborative and team based environment.
  • Demonstrated experience creating highly accurate, complete and professional correspondence and written technical documents.
  • Communicate effectively both verbally and in written formats. Must have ability to articulate and explain federal, state, CCCS and College policies.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organization, and communication skills (oral and written). 
  • Fluency in Microsoft Office Suite.

This job description reflects Pikes Peak Community College’s best effort to describe the essential duties and qualifications of the job.  It is not an exhaustive statement of all the duties, responsibilities or qualifications of the job.  This document is not intended to exclude an opportunity for modifications consistent with providing reasonable accommodation.   

EEO Statement: Pikes Peak Community College is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Americans with Disabilities Act institution.  We value diversity, strive for a more unified campus where all people are valued, treated fairly, and possess a sense of belonging.  Pikes Peak Community College encourages minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities to apply.

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