Project Manager (Multiple Positions)

Apply now Job no: 535040
Work type: Management (MPP)
Location: Sacramento
Categories: MPP, Administrative, At-Will, Custodial/Facilities, Full Time, On-site (work in-person at business location), Telecommute eligible (work onsite as scheduled and/or as requested and telecommute as scheduled)

Working Title: Project Manager

Classification Title: Administration I

Posting Details 

Priority Application Date (Posting will remain open until filled): Wednesday, February 21, 2024 at 11:55pm PST.

Position Summary

Under the general direction of the Director of Planning & Construction Services, the incumbent is responsible for managing assigned major and/or minor construction projects, including all aspects of project management during development, planning, design, construction, and final close-out.

FLSA: Exempt (Not eligible for overtime compensation)

Anticipated Hiring Range: $7,917.00 per month - $9,167.00 per month commensurate with candidate's education, experience, skills, and training

CSU Classification Salary Range: $3,750.00 - $11,146.00 per month

Best-in-class Benefits: Click here to learn more

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Salary Grade/Range:  1

Recruitment Type: Regular (At-will)

Time Base: Full-Time

Work Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00a.m. - 5:00p.m. May be eligible for a partial telework schedule, upon management approval, following a training period.

Department Information 

Our responsibilities include master planning, capital planning, design & capital project management for the University.

The Director of PDCS also functions as the Deputy Building Official assigned to the campus by the Chancellor's office in enforcing CSU permitting procedures, reviews and approvals.

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Required Qualifications 

  1. A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university
  2. A minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in the area of project management
  3. Experience with monitoring project budgets and timelines
  4. Experience administering and reviewing contracts and ensuring compliance with applicable policies and procedures
  5. Strong verbal and written communication skills
  6. Proven track record in managing and coordinating contracts
  7. Ability to manage and direct contractors/sub-contractors
  8. Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively
  9. Valid driver’s license and maintenance of good driving record
  10. Commitment to maintaining a welcoming and inclusive work environment with diverse colleagues and constituents including faculty, students, staff, and members of the community.


Ability to pass background check

Preferred Qualifications 

  1. Master’s degree from an accredited university
  2. Professional Licensed Architect, Mechanical or Electrical Engineer
  3. Knowledge of California construction codes and laws, including seismic codes
  4. Experience managing major and/or minor construction projects
  5. Experience in successfully managing multiple, concurrent projects
  6. Knowledge of California Public Works project management
  7. Experience managing projects for California State University, State of California, University of California, California Community Colleges, or local governments or special districts in California

Required Licenses/Certifications 

Valid California driver's license and maintenance of a good driving record.

Documents Needed to Apply

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Diversity Statement
    • Sac State holds diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in its core values. Please include a statement up to 500 words with examples that demonstrate your commitment to DEI while supporting students, staff, faculty and community members in a diverse University setting. 

Failure to upload these documents to the online application may result in disqualification. Three professional references are required as part of the online application.

About Sacramento State

Sacramento State is located in the heart of California’s capital city, five miles from State Capitol. The lush, 300-acre campus is situated along the American River, close to numerous bike trails and other recreational areas. Sacramento, also known as the “Farm-to-Fork Capital,” is one of the most ethnically diverse and livable cities in the country, with a population of half of a million. Sacramento State is a Hispanic and AANAPISI serving institution with about 31,000 students coming not only from the Greater Sacramento Region, but also from across the state, country, and world. Our 1,800 faculty and 1,500 staff are committed to meeting our mission:

“As California’s capital university, we transform lives by preparing students to lead, serve, and succeed. Sacramento State will be a welcoming, caring, and inclusive leader in education, innovation, and engagement.” As the regional hub of higher education, Sacramento State is dedicated to learning and student success; teaching, research, scholarship and creative activity; justice, diversity, equity and inclusion; resource development and sustainability; dedicated community engagement, and wellness and safety.

As evidenced by the values embedded in our Hornet Honor Code, Sacramento State is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all faculty, staff, students, and guests are welcome and valued.  Our commitment is more than simply ensuring that our campus is free from bias and discrimination, but is one devoted to celebrating many diverse identities, life experiences, and perspectives that enrich our community, teaching and learning. 

To learn more about why you should join the Hornet Family, please visit the Why Sac State? page.

Equal Employment Opportunity
California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.

It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the application and/or interviewing process, visit

The University is committed to creating an education and working environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. For more information on mandatory training for new employees, visit

Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act and Campus Fire Safety Right-To-know Act Notification:

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the current Annual Security Report (ASR) is available for viewing at
The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery Act crimes for Sacramento State for the last three (3) calendar years. Paper copies are available upon request at the Police Service Center located in the University Union.

Background Check Disclaimer

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position.

COVID19 Vaccination Policy

Effective May 2023, per the CSU COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, it is strongly recommended that all California State University, Sacramento employees who are accessing office and campus facilities follow COVID-19 vaccine recommendations adopted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) applicable to their age, medical condition, and other relevant indications. 

Out of State Employment

Sacramento State University, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees (up)on date of hire to reside in the State of California.

As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

Eligibility Verification

Candidate must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. California State University, Sacramento is not a sponsoring agency for staff and management positions (ie. H-1-B Visa).

Note to Applicants:

Possession of the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview unless required by collective bargaining agreement.



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