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CUNY Project Manager Level 1 (Provisional) Facilities Management in New York, New York

Job Title: Project Manager Level 1 (Provisional) Facilities Management

Job ID: 23172

Location: John Jay College

Regular/Temporary: Regular


Oversees one or more aspects of the planning, execution, and completion of the design and construction of capital building projects and specialized construction at a Campus or University setting. Manages projects for renovation and/or maintenance of existing facilities.

  • Develops quality standards and monitors performance

  • Incorporates University procedures and standards such as safety and CUNY design standards

  • Maintains compliance with relevant laws, regulations, and CUNY standards

  • Applies project management procedures and standards using appropriate methods and technologies

  • Communicates effectively with all project participants

  • Meets standards for performance (time, cost quality)

  • Enters, maintains, and accesses information in computer-based systems, such as project management systems, work order systems, inventory and timekeeping systems, and financial systems of various kinds

  • Performs work indoors and outdoors under various environmental conditions, including extreme temperature conditions, climbing ladders and scaffolds, and working in close spaces as necessary to advance project(s)

  • Work may require driving to work locations

This position is in CUNY's Classified Civil Service. The full specification is available on our web site at


Construction Project Manager






John Jay College of Criminal Justice is a senior college of the City University of New York (CUNY) led by President Karol V. Mason, and an internationally recognized leader in educating for justice. John Jay is a federally designated Hispanic-serving institution, it is ranked third in the nation in Black student success, and it is a top ten institution for promoting student social mobility. John Jay is proud to serve a diverse and dynamic student body of 15,000 students that includes nearly fifty percent students who are first in their family to attend college as well as students who are immigrants, from low-income families, or from other historically underrepresented groups.

The College participates in the doctoral programs of the Graduate Center of the City University of New York and offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees in traditional criminal justice-related fields of study as well as in a robust portfolio of liberal arts and sciences programs that highlight themes of justice across the arts, sciences, humanities, and social sciences. John Jay College seeks staff and faculty members who thrive in multicultural academic environments and are committed to access and excellence in higher education.


John Jay College's Facilities Management Department seeks a Project Manager who will be responsible for the following:

  • Survey/measure and evaluate existing spaces.

  • Create Construction Drawings for small interior projects.

  • Coordinate with in-house labor on projects.

  • Manage department budget.

  • Create work order and keep a log.

  • Create furniture layouts for interior campus offices.

  • Ordering furniture; Coordinate furniture delivery with vendors.

  • Create signs for departments and building directories.

CUNY anticipates a return to fully onsite work before January 2022 and this position is based in New York, NY.


A four-year high school diploma and six years of experience, in one or more of the following:

  • Planning, administering or expediting architectural/engineering design and/or construction of a non-industrial building to be occupies by people for educational use requiring a certificate of occupancy


  • Associates degree in engineering, architecture, landscape architecture with four (4) years of experience with non-industrial buildings to be occupied by people for educational use requiring a certificate of occupancy

  • A Baccalaureate degree in engineering, landscape architecture or a related field with two (2) years of experience with non-industrial buildings to be occupied by people for educational use requiring a certificate of occupancy

  • A Baccalaureate degree in architecture with 1 year of experience with non-industrial buildings to be occupied by people for educational use requiring a certificate of occupancy

Knowledge of English language (spoken, written, read) sufficient to carry out the activities described in this specification

A Motor Vehicle Driver's license, valid in the State of New York, may be required for some positions.

There are three assignment levels within this class of positions.

Additional Requirements for Level 2:

To be appointed at Level 2: candidates must have at least one additional year of experience in one of the following:

  • Supervision of employees within a construction project

  • Supervision of a construction project

Additional Requirements for Level 3:

To be appointed at Level 3: candidates must have at least one year of experience above and beyond Level 2 (i.e., a total of two additional years' experience in project and/or personnel supervision).



Proficient in AutoCAD, Excel, Photoshop, PowerPoint and CUNYFirst


For Level 1

New hire: $64,633*

Incumbent : $73,033

*This amount reflects a 13% salary suppression in effect for the first 24 months for employment only.


CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.


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Review of the resumes will start on December 3, 2021.

Posting will close on December 13, 2021.


CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional


CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.