Project Manager - Science & Engineering Bldg. 7351

Facilities Services

Full Time - Benefit Eligible | Grade E3 - Salary Commensurate with Experience | 3 year appointment with possibility of continuation |


As part of the Union College Facilities Services team, the Project Manager will be responsible for coordinating all aspects of the Science and Engineering (S&E) building capital project construction and renovation project and will serve as a key member of the Facilities Services design team. Reporting to the Assistant Director of Utilities Management and Construction, the selected candidate will ensure that daily work is performed according to College standards by managing general contractors, sub-contractors, architects and engineers. This is a 3 year position with a strong possibility for an ongoing appointment.


This position requires a bachelor’s degree, preferably in project management, architecture, mechanical, electrical, or civil engineering and a minimum of 5 years of experience in new construction/renovation project management (experience in a college or university setting is desirable). Candidates must have experience in all aspects of construction and renovation projects including detailed review of construction drawings and specifications, knowledge and understanding of logistics and planning, construction document control mechanisms, and budget management (including reporting budgets and status of projects), understanding of ADA compliance, and knowledge of HVAC and electrical systems. Candidates must also be safety conscious, have excellent interpersonal and conflict resolution skills, a proven ability to work independently, the ability to take initiative with minimal supervision and direction, the ability to coordinate several projects (large and small) at once, and the ability to clearly communicate, coordinate, and interact with a diverse groups of individuals and end users including students, staff, faculty, and consultants.


Submit cover letter, resume and 3 reference.

Please apply via email to: Application materials, including cover letter, resume and/or Employment Application should be submitted as a single pdf or doc file.

Please remember to include the Req. # 7351 and/or position title in the subject line.

For questions or if necessary to submit a paper application, contact:

Union College
807 Union Street
Schenectady, NY 12308
 (518) 388-6108
 (518) 388-6529

Union College, founded in 1795, is a highly-selective, independent college. Located in the Capital District of New York State, Union is known for its distinctive blend of the liberal arts and technology. Union College offers its full-time employees an exceptional benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, life and disability coverage, a generous retirement plan and tuition remission.

Diversity at Union College

Union College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly committed to student and workforce diversity. Increasing diversity on campus is a critical priority for Union, one that is integral to our mission of preparing students for a globally interconnected world. Union provides a blend of intellectual, social and cultural opportunities to facilitate the integrated academic, social and personal development of a diverse community. We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, those based on race, religion, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin and veteran status. Union College is committed to providing access and will provide reasonable accommodation in its application process to individuals with disabilities that request such accommodations.

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