Advertised Employing Department: Facilities Planning and Management
Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:
Facilities Planning and Management at Iowa State University is seeking to hire a Director II position. This position will direct the Capital Projects unit of the Facilities Planning and Management Department that is responsible for the programming, design and construction of University facilities construction projects in excess of $100,000. The Director II leads staff of over 30 personnel including University Architects, Project Management, Construction Management, Contract Administration, and unit staff to execute approximately $100 million per year of construction work-in-place. In addition, this position coordinates with department management, and engages with University leadership, state Board of Regents office, and senior management of construction and architect-engineer firms to ensure projects are developed and executed in accordance with University, Board, and state requirements.
The successful candidate will possess strong communications skills, including presentations to large audiences and decision making bodies.
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree and 8 years of related experience; OR a Master’s degree and 6 years of related experience; OR a Ph.D. or other professional degree and 3 years of related experience unless otherwise specified under supplemental required education and experience.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Experience in executing capital construction projects in an institutional setting similar in scope and type to Iowa State University campus.
This position serves at the pleasure of university administration and is exempt from certain P&S policies.
Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. Over 36,000 students are enrolled and served by over 6,200 faculty and staff (see www.iastate.edu). Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,0...00, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted the best college town in the nation (see www.visitames.com). Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented minorities, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.