Project Manager – Architect

Posted 2 years ago

The Project Manager is responsible for fully professional architectural work of considerable difficulty. Manages multiple aspects of the design and construction process for the Office of Facilities Development. Coordinates capital outlay and other facilities development projects to ensure compliance with scope and budget. Serves as a liaison between the Board, campus representatives, architectural firms, and contractors.


  • Leads in reviewing projects for compliance with program, scope, budget, and State and Federal rules and regulations.
  • Reviews plans, specifications, requisitions, and other related project documents for general conformance with the Board of Regents objectives.
  • Coordinates the work of contract architects to ensure compliance with pertinent building codes, rules and regulations.
  • Assists in preparation of project budgets and related documents. Prepares designer agreements and approves designer’s pay request.
  • Makes recommendations to campuses on problems concerning design, construction, and maintenance of facilities. Travels to Board campuses as necessary to complete program objectives.
  • Observes projects under construction and reviews change orders as necessary.
  • Works with office software and updates the facilities project database.
  • Participates in review of facilities and the physical facilities survey.
  • Participates in the development and maintenance of standards, procedures and records and performs other tasks as required

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in architecture and a minimum of 5 years related experience
  • Project management experience in the field of facilities design and/or construction
  • Current registration as an architect or qualifying experience to obtain registration as an architect in Tennessee

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with higher education facilities and/or as a building owner representative

The Tennessee Board of Regents does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ethnicity or national origin, sex, disability, age status as a protected veteran or any other class protected by Federal or State laws and regulations and by Tennessee Board of Regents policies with respect to employment, programs, and activities.