unit logo

Construction Project Manager III


Train and develop all Facilities Planning & Construction personnel responsible for project management duties, including project direction, project budget, accounting, contracts, negotiations, reporting and paper processing. The Senior Project Manager works with the Director and Associate Directors to develop new policies, procedures, standards and divisional goals; represents the Assistant Vice President and/or Associate Directors in their absence on behalf of the Division.

Examples of Work

Job functions are specific duties that would be included in the essential functions of the job description. These functions are not all-inclusive nor do they cover the full extent of the duties performed.

Assists Assistant Vice President and associates in the development of new policies, procedures, contractual documents and orientation program for new project managers.
Mentors and provides orientation/training of necessary Facilities Planning & Construction (FP&C) policies, procedures and document flow to project managers in FP&C offices.
Provides guidance to project managers in the project management process.
Responsible for planning, estimating and managing new construction from $2-100 million.
Prepares architectural and engineering facilities programs for buildings and other physical facilities on the University of Florida campus in such a manner that maximum usefulness to the design architect or engineer may be achieved.
Assists University faculty and staff in presenting their architectural and engineering needs to the architects and engineers during planning and development of the drawings and specifications. Represents the Assistant Vice President of Facilities Planning and Construction at planning and construction conferences, and conducts special studies and projects assigned by the Assistant Vice President.
Coordinates the requirements of the University with the needs of the building occupant in the planning and design of new construction and major renovations.
Responsible to the Assistant Vice President and/or Associate Directors and may function for the Assistant Vice President and/or Associate Directors in their absence.
Divisional management responsibilities to include assisting in the development of goals, policies and procedures for the Division and insuring that these goals are communicated and achieved; recommending budgetary needs for training programs.

Education and Experience

Master’s degree in an appropriate area and two years of relevant experience; or a bachelor’s degree in architecture, engineering, planning or building construction and four years of relevant experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Licensure and Certification




To see common career pathways for each position at the University of Florida please visit the Career Paths section of the UFHR website.