Facilities Management at ETSU is accepting applications for a Design Manager. This position is responsible for confirming and managing a project scope, budget, and schedule from project inception through project close-out while maintaining the involvement and expectations of the client and stakeholders including but not limited to Space Utilization, Information Technology, Facilities, Energy Management, Environmental Services, and Media Services. The Design Manager serves as the primary liaison between the consultants, contractors, and stakeholders. This position will simultaneously manage multiple projects in various phases. The Design Manager will build and support a culture of communication and develop a collaborative team including client representatives, stakeholders, consultants, vendors, contractors, and other internal and external parties as needed. In addition, they will keep the team informed and involved at every phase of the project and obtain team input on any changes to the program, schedule, or budget. They will coordinate design meetings with all relevant stakeholders and design professionals and ensure all state policies and design guidelines are followed.
A background check is required.
Must be able to work any shift or schedule. Facilities employees may be required to report at their regularly scheduled times during emergency closures or during inclement weather to perform essential functions including snow removal duties.
The value of employment at ETSU goes far beyond salary. The official workday is 7.5 hours, which includes a one-hour lunch/meal break. Regular benefited ETSU employees enjoy a full range of benefits, services, and programs including:
Paid time off & leave
17 paid holidays
Health and life insurance
Access to University facilities and services and much more!
ETSU is committed to ensuring that our students, faculty, and staff are valued and work in an environment of openness and acceptance. ETSU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Disclaimer: The Job Summary is intended to describe the general nature and level of work individuals perform in this classification. It is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Management reserves the right to revise the job or require different tasks to be performed as assigned to reflect changes in the position. Employees must be able to perform the position's essential functions satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations.
Job Category: Administrative
Bachelor's degree in Interior Design/Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management, or related field.
Four to seven years of experience in the design/construction industry managing or supervising projects.
Experience in project design and construction administration.
Founded in 1911 (as East Tennessee State Normal School), East Tennessee State University serves over 15,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. ETSU has eleven colleges and schools, including health sciences, liberal arts, education and business & technology. ETSU is centered on a warm and friendly residential campus nestled in the secure and beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of northeast Tennessee. As part of the ETSU community, you will enjoy all the region has to offer, including snow-skiing, various festivals, numerous golf courses and lakes, popular national and state parks, whitewater rafting, the Appalachian Trail, and much more.