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Facilities Project Manager II IT

Company name
The University of Montana

$30 - $36/hr

Missoula, MT, United States

Employment Type

Manager, It, Facilities, Project Management

Posted on
Aug 17, 2022

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Intra-Departmental Recruitment

Only current UM Employees* of Information Technology are eligible.

*Open to all employee types including Temporary Staff and Student Employees.

Information Technology

invites applications for a

Facilities Project Manager II

to join their team. The Cyberinfrastructure Project Manager position reports to the Executive Director of Cyberinfrastructure within the Information Technology (IT) department. This position is responsible for managing new and ongoing cyberinfrastructure projects within IT and charged with managing project charters & scope, timelines, resources, and driving projects to completion.

The Cyberinfrastructure Project Manager coordinates work across UM units, stakeholders, vendors, and work crews. They simultaneously manage multiple complex enterprise level projects with varying budgets, timelines, objectives, and reporting requirements. The person in this role must have strong organizational planning and communication skills, a broad understanding of IT systems, and a good understanding of construction principles and terminology.

Key duties and responsibilities include:

Plans, implements, and evaluates change within a project and within the organization using change management principles, strategies, and techniques

Align and set expectations with stakeholders on the scope of work and deliverable

Collaborate with engineers, architects, etc. to determine project specifications

Negotiate contracts and reach agreements with external vendors

Evaluate projects and prepare detailed reports to stakeholders and IT leadership about strategy, adjustments, and progress.

Determine needed resources (manpower, equipment and materials) from start to finish with attention to budgetary limitations

Upon completion of training, the incumbent will have developed:

Strong Project Management track record in leading Institutional transformations focused around technology projects

Working knowledge of construction procedures, material, and project management principles

Familiarity with quality and health and safety standards.

Required Skills

Ability to exercise best practices in project management throughout all project phases, including project scope, schedule, resource procurement and allocation

Ability to independently manage multiple projects and priorities while simultaneously managing external stakeholders and holding internal teams accountable to deadlines

Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to communicate in both a technical, business, or layperson manner depending on the target audience

Strong ability to work in a team of diverse individuals and to share knowledge with peers

Ability to supervise and guide the work of vendors, sub-contractors, and project related staff

Ability to exercise sound judgment and decision making

Ability to establish and maintain positive and productive business relationships with others

Ability to follow University of Montana policies and procedures and adhere to all applicable industry codes, standards, and health/safety requirements.

Minimum Required Experience

BSc/BA in engineering, building science or relevant field.

Preferred Qualifications

PMP Certification (PMP, CAPM, PMI-PBA, PgMP, or PfMP)

Experience as a Project Manager leading enterprise level projects preferred

Knowledge of an industry standard project/construction management software (TeamDynamix preferred, or an equivalent)

About Information Technology

and UM

Information Technology (IT) reports to the President of The University of Montana (UM). IT at UM is a campus service organization that provides computing and communication resources in support of the instructional, research, administrative, and public service activities of UM. IT maintains and operates complex information systems to support the University's administrative activities and offers a variety of technology support services to assist the University in using the resources and services that IT is responsible for providing.

IT at UM is committed to the pursuit of strategic diversity initiatives that help to position diversity, equity, and inclusion as fundamental to supporting the University of Montana’s priorities for action. In doing so, IT at UM strives for a campus culture and community that fosters a true sense of belonging for all, provides opportunity for everyone to participate equally and fully in the UM experience, and helps to develop each individual's capacity to confidently and competently engage within and across difference. Given an evolving national context and the rapid change in the demographic profile of our country, the University has made a significant commitment to addressing and enhancing its campus climate and diversity capabilities as an institution.

UM IT is led by a Chief Information Officer and organized into four major units of service delivery:

Enterprise Technology (ET


Client Experience

Information Security

The University of Montana is flagship, research institution with approximately 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students. It is located in Missoula, a culturally vibrant community of about 75,000, surrounded by mountains and three rivers converge. Abundant recreational opportunities in surrounding state and national forests and nearby Glacier National Park and Yellowstone National Park complement a thriving intellectual atmosphere. The University of Montana offers eligible employees a generous benefits package that positively separates UM from other local employers and offers many programs and policies to support work-life balance for its employees.

The University of Montana is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of qualified people who would assist the University in demonstrating its five priorities for action

: Place student success at the center of all we do; drive excellence and innovation in teaching, learning, and research; embody the principle of “mission first, people always; partner with place; and proudly tell the UM story.

To learn more about the University of Montana, please visit the links below.

University of Montana

Video: Mission First, People Always

UM on YouTube

Position Details

Position Title:

Facilities Project Manager II

Position Number:




Work Schedule:

Full-time, 1.0 FTE (40 Hours a week), Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, 12 months/year


$30 - $36/hr

Current employee’s rate of pay for this position will be determined by the staff compensation plan and will minimally be this posted salary. For questions and details regarding the staff compensation plan

, email the

Compensation Department

Union Affiliation:


Probationary Period:

Six months minimum

Benefits Include

Insurance package, mandatory retirement plan, partial tuition waiver, and wellness program.

Criminal Background Investigation is required prior to the Offer of Employment In accordance with University regulations, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. ADA/EOE/AA/Veteran's Preference

Reasonable accommodations are provided in the hiring process for persons with disabilities. For example, this material is available in alternative format upon request. As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, we encourage applications from minorities, veterans, and women. Qualified candidates may request veterans’ or disabilities preference in accordance with state law. References:

References not listed on the application materials may be contacted; notice may be provided to the applicant. Testing:

Individual hiring departments at UM may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions. Employment Eligibility:

All New Employees must be eligible and show employment eligibility verification by the first date of employment at UM, as legally required (e.g., Form I-9).

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