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Human Resource Services


Apply now Tracking Code: 492363
Work Type: Full-time
Categories: Administration, Professional and Technical (APT)
Salary: 5,000.00


The Project Manager position is responsible for simultaneously managing multiple capital construction, controlled maintenance, and various remodel/renovation projects for the College.  The position assists the Director of Facilities and appropriate College stakeholders to ensure that projects are completed on time, within budget, and in compliance with contractually defined scopes and College quality standards while working around academic schedules.  In addition, the position will have responsibility to oversee other project personnel and ensure the environmental interests of the College are being accommodated.  The position also assists with furthering the College's sustainability goals, objectives, and initiatives.

Thirty percent of our student population at Pikes Peak Community College identify themselves as persons of color.  Pikes Peak Community College is looking for applicants who are culturally competent and can demonstrate evidence, understanding, and a commitment to the concepts of diversity, multiculturalism, and their application in the workplace.

Pikes Peak Community College (PPCC) is committed to serving the good of the community. We do this by educating people. We provide open access to higher education and a high quality learning environment in which students can realize new opportunities and gain critical, 21st century skills they need to succeed in the workforce or in further education. Teaching people how to work effectively with others, across boundaries, is central to our mission.

This begins with welcoming and valuing people for who they are and for the unique contributions each person adds to our campus. It also requires our faculty, staff and students to encounter, explore and understand a broad range of ideas and cultures. Our community college mission is inseparable from the ever-­increasing diversity in our society.  

Diverse and inclusive learning and working environments promote a free and open exchange of ideas, improve critical thinking, civic engagement and leadership skills, and deepen empathy and respect for those unlike ourselves. Our campus is enriched by a variety of voices and experiences.

Attracting, hiring and retaining a highly engaged workforce that reflects and supports the diversity of our student body are of central importance to our work. Other essential factors are expanding and strengthening opportunities for students to learn and succeed through culturally responsive instruction and diversity-­infused course offerings. We ensure that diversity represents a process of continual learning and improvement by developing, cultivating and sustaining an organizational culture based on mutual respect, inquiry and civility. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in architecture, construction management, construction technology, engineering, or a related field.
  • Experience managing construction projects

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in architecture, engineering, construction management, construction technology or related field.
  • AutoCAD experience.
  • Knowledge of LEED processes.
  • Working knowledge of estimating principles.
  • Microsoft Project or similar experience.

Salary is $5,000.00 gross per month.  For full consideration, all application materials must be received by 4:00 p.m. on Monday, October 21, 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 

  • Receives direction on project priorities from the Director of Facilities.  Responsible for managing project resources to ensure that projects are completed on time, within budget, and in compliance with contractually defined scope and College quality standards while working around academic schedules.  Work with Facilities Staff on establishing procedures, techniques, and reports for monitoring budget cost controls to measure resources consumed, project status and milestones, and for comparing actual activity/measurements to project projections.  Establish and manage project budgets through cost estimating relationships with contracted engineers, historical costs, estimating manuals, and contractor bids and proposal.  Coordinate construction activities with the Director of Facilities or designee for the use of in-house labor and material services needed for the completion of campus remodel and renovation projects as appropriate.  Simultaneously initiate, monitor, and follow-up on all College controlled maintenance, capital construction, and remodel/renovation projects as assigned.  Read and interpret blueprints and determine practical solutions to project challenges/obstacles.  Serve as a quality assurance evaluator to ensure appropriate construction standards are met and that projects are completed in accordance with applicable building codes and State of Colorado Office of the State Architect rules, regulations, guidelines, etc.  Develop project scopes, determine appropriate method for accomplishment, and prepare project request packages for approval.  Coordinate construction activities with affected departments and/or divisions.  Serve as an internal cost estimator for College projects as needed.  Solicit bid proposals from external vendors and/or contractors on projects as assigned.  Provide preliminary cost estimate and completion time estimates, drawings, and specifications.  Assist the Director of Facilities with the development of College sustainability goals, objectives, and initiatives
  • Maintain up-to-date facilities blueprints, electronic files (AutoCAD drawings), drawings, campus maps, square footage, etc.  Supervise student employees.
  • Oversee the College’s Health and Safety program
  • Assist with the preparation of documents for Capital Construction Requests, Controlled Maintenance Requests, and Facilities Audits for submittal to State Agencies, State Buildings and Colorado Community College System for the maintenance and improvement of College facilities as assigned
  • Perform other duties as assigned 

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.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Proven ability to prepare and maintain industry standard Project Management reports and records.
  • Demonstrated ability to employ analytical processes related to facility functions.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to communicate with an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community.
  • Ability to collaborate with colleagues in a professional manner.
  • Ability to use communication techniques that foster collegiality when problem solving.
  • Ability to work to resolve conflicts in an atmosphere of mutual respect.
  • Ability to interpret and evaluate obscure/vague information in the development of new solution for complex technical and/or managerial problems.
  • Ability to analyze and use inductive reason are required in adapting policies, procedures and methods to fit unusual or complex situations.

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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