Facilities Project Coordinator I

part-time position


This position plans, organizes, coordinates and monitors facility projects, both repairs and new construction to support the University South Foundation’s capital improvement and maintenance plan from the initiation stage through project implementation.



  • Simultaneously initiate, monitor and follow-up on all University South Foundation controlled maintenance, capital construction and remodel/renovation projects as assigned.

  • Prepares requests for proposals and conducts all necessary meetings to facilitate hiring vendors/contractors.

  • Works closely with the Capital Improvement and Maintenance Taskforce and the Director of Operations to review and analyze bids to develop recommendations for selection of vendor/contractor for presentation to the Executive Board and/or General Board.

  • Monitors and reports on all phases of planning and construction to ensure that implementation and prescribed activities are carried out in accordance with specified objectives.

  • Coordinate construction activities with affected departments and/or divisions.

  • Manage project-related paperwork by ensuring all necessary materials are current, properly filed and stored.

  • Maintain up-to-date facilities blueprints, electronic files, drawings, campus maps and square footage information as requested.

  • Ensures effective, timely written and oral communication with consultants, Director of Operations, and Board Members during all phases of design and construction.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Reports to the Director of Operations


Required Skills:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Strong organization skills and attention to detail.

  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and multitask on various projects.

  • Ability to read and interpret documents: safety rules, operating & maintenance instructions, drawings/blueprints and procedure manuals.

  • Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Office applications: Word, Excel, Outlook & PowerPoint.

  • A demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality

  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team

  • Ability to lift objects up to 40 lbs.

  • Valid driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record.


Skills preferred:

  • Proven track record of success in managing projects.

  • Familiar with the RFP and bid process in the selection of vendors and contractors

  • Proficiency in plumbing, electrical, painting, carpentry and general repair skills

  • Experience in planning maintenance operations

Part-time 12 hours per week, $12 per hour

Email cover letter and resume to: grindew@arizona.edu

Review of applications will begin April 20, 2020. Position open until filled.