Job Details

Kennesaw State University
  • Position Number: 3595582
  • Location: Kennesaw, GA
  • Position Type: Human Resources

Architectural Project Manager

Job ID: 251157
Location: Kennesaw, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us

Find your wings at KSU!

Are you ready to join a community leading in innovative teaching and learning? Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. With our growing enrollment and global reach, we are enjoying increased prominence among Georgia's colleges. We offer more than 150 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees to over 43,000 students. Our entrepreneurial spirit, high-impact research, and Division I athletics also draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Our university's vibrant culture, diversity, career opportunities, and rich benefits make us an employer of choice. We are searching for talented people to join our mission. Come to KSU and find your passion.


Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144.

Job Summary

Coordinates major and minor project renovations and/or activities related to the design and construction of campus buildings. Assures completion of projects, compliance, and adherence to campus design standards and state codes.


1. Manages and coordinates the work of professional firms, contractors, facilities and University community

2. Coordinates and conducts campus review of design documents and specifications

3. Negotiates and prepares requests for proposals, change orders, consulting agreement contracts, construction documents and manage project budgets

4. Reviews, reconciles and approves invoices for payment

5. Coordinates with Fire Marshal on project reviews along with inspections

6. Visits work sites and inspects projects to ensure compliance with specifications and standards

7. Serves as university's representative on matters related to warranty

8. Arranges for receipt, storage, disposal, movement, and accountability of materials, equipment, and furniture

9. Serves as liaison among physical plant shops, campus departments, and external contractors

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
Bachelor's degree required from an accredited institution of higher education in Architecture, Interior Design or related field

Other Required Qualifications
Current, valid and unrestricted Georgia driver's license

Required Experience
Five (5) years of related work experience

Preferred Qualifications

Additional Preferred Qualifications
Professional Architecture or Interior Design license and/or certification

Proposed Salary

The budgeted salary range is $64,966 to $83,000. Offers are based on relevant experience.

Comprehensive benefits to include Medical, Dental, Vision, 13 paid holidays, vacation, generous retirement plans, tuition waiver, wellness options, and much more! Visit

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities


Able to lead large projects that require strong partnerships and coordination with multiple institutional units

Able to translate and communicate between technical and business teams

Able to anticipate problems and proactively develop appropriate solutions

Able to appropriately assess and communicate risks, benefits, and alternatives

Able to maximize value by balancing risks against potential organization gains

Able to lead a team with autonomy, making sound and timely decisions as appropriate, and using good judgement to determine which decisions should be escalated

Able to deal with multiple tasks or projects at one time meeting assigned deadlines


Strong leadership, customer service, and relationship building skills

Excellent interpersonal, initiative, teamwork, problem solving, independent judgment, organization, communication (verbal and written), time management, project management and presentation skills

Proficient with computer applications and programs associated with the position (i.e. Microsoft Office suite, Internet, and AutoCAD)

Strong attention to detail and follow up skills

Strong customer service skills and phone and e-mail etiquette

Equal Employment Opportunity

Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin race religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007. Participant ID: 61415

Other Information

This is a supervisory position.
This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
Yes, this position will be required to drive.
This role is not considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position may travel 1% - 24% of the time
This position does not require security clearance.

Background Check
  • Standard Enhanced + Education & DMV

Per the University System of Georgia background check policy, all final candidates will be required to consent to a criminal background investigation. Final candidates may be asked to disclose criminal record history during the initial screening process and prior to a conditional offer of employment. Applicants for positions of trust with screening results which confirm a disqualifying criminal history will be immediately disqualified from employment eligibility.
All applicants are required to include professional references as part of their application process. Some positions may require additional job-based screenings such as motor vehicle report, credit check, pre-employment drug screening and/or verification of academic credentials.

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