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Facilities Planning and Management is committed to providing facility services to assure cultural and educational opportunities are delivered to the region and which complement the tradition of distinguished teaching in undergraduate programs. In doing so, the unit strives to be a model of excellence for comprehensive state institutions of its kind in delivering effective and efficient services to the Eastern Illinois University Community.

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Construction Project Coordinator I
Eastern Illinois University

The department of Facilities Planning and Management is looking for a Construction Project Coordinator I. This position will: act as a liaison between the University and consultants and contractors; administer contracts for construction; observe and report on construction in progress: monitor and report on budgets and schedules; and coordinate construction schedules and activities with University activities.  Position reports to the Associate Director for Design and Construction. This position requires the ability to use word processing, spreadsheet and scheduling software for reports, and knowledge and skills to efficiently produce drawings using a CAD system (AutoCAD), and manual techniques. The qualified candidate must have three (3) years of work experience in construction management, building project management, or a closely-related field ora Bachelor’s Degree in architecture or an appropriate engineering degree or a related discipline and one (1) additional year of building construction management and/or building project management experience. The hiring department would prefer a Bachelor’s Degree in architecture. This person should have the ability to read and interpret contract documents and shop drawings, communicate clearly about all aspects of a construction project, be able to recommend the disposition of alternatives and change orders, and advise employees of contractors on matters related to building design or construction. Desirable qualifications include previous experience working for a large facility owner or university and experience in contract administration of large and multiple construction projects. The successful candidate will bring experience using industry standard techniques and creativity in adapting them to the University environment. Salary is to be determined by excess qualifications and experience. 

Qualified candidates will be required to pass a Civil Service Examination. To apply, you may submit an application and resume online at https://www.eiu.edu/~humanres/application/login.php.

Applications must be submitted by February 14, 2014 to ensure consideration.

Department of Human Resources – Employment
Eastern Illinois University
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL  61920

This and other employment vacancies at EIU are located at: http://www.eiu.edu/employment.php. AA/EEOE

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