Senior Quality Project Manager

The University of Iowa

Job Reference #: 24002836

The Senior Quality Project Manager is responsible for administering a continuous improvement process for the Design & Construction unit. Quality Management supports the consistent delivery of projects and services to meet and exceed client expectations. Quality Management ensures efficiency, effectiveness, and continuous improvement for both project delivery and departmental stewardship.

This position is eligible for hybrid work within Iowa and will require a work arrangement form to be completed upon the start of your employment. Per policy, work arrangements will be reviewed annually, and must comply with the and .

Duties to Include:

  • Facilitate review and approval process for UI Design Standards and Procedures
  • Review project Owner Project Requirements (OPR) and Basis of Design (BOD)
  • Communicate common occurrences and issues from lessons learned and other project design reviews
  • Perform jobsite observations to confirm adherence to quality assurance processes
  • Provide leadership to department in commissioning processes

Location: University Services Building (USB)

Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm

For a full job description, please send an e-mail to the contact listed below.

About Design & Construction:

Design & Construction leads a comprehensive and collaborative approach to design and construction excellence in creating a campus that is consistent with the University of Iowa’s status as one of the nation’s leading academic/research institutions. We support the University’s mission to educate, provide community service and encourage environmental sustainability.

Design & Construction takes an integrated and sustainable approach to the long-term planning and management of the University of Iowa’s land, buildings, and historic resources. We facilitate and support decision making processes of Senior Administration and the in these areas.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of related education and experience.
  • Professional experience (typically 5-7 years) in project management of projects during design and/or construction or professional experience in process improvement implementation.
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficient in computer software applications.
  • Knowledge of ASHRAE, ASTM and/or Joint Commission standards and Building Codes including NFPA 99.
  • Knowledge of Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, and Technology (MEPT) commissioning practices and Building Enclosure (BE) commissioning practices.
  • Experience with healthcare, laboratory, MEPT or building envelope capital improvement projects and/or state building inspection procedures.
  • Professional experience working effectively with individuals from a variety of backgrounds and perspectives.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Extensive experience in a customer focused, team-oriented environment.
  • Formal continuing education in process improvement techniques such as TQM or similar nationally recognized techniques.
  • Qualified Commissioning Provider certification or formal continuing education in commissioning processes by a nationally recognized organization.
  • Extensive experience with project management software such as Bluebeam, BIM, Microsoft Office Suite, Visio, and SharePoint.
  • Experience in sustainable design processes, laboratory and/or MEPT capital improvement projects and/or state building inspection procedures.


For additional questions, please contact Andy Brus at or 319-467-1454.

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth and related conditions), disability, genetic information, status as a U.S. veteran, service in the U.S. military, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preferences.

Application Instructions:

To be considered for an interview, applicants must upload the following documents and mark them as a “Relevant File” to the submission:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days and may be removed from posting and filled any time after the original posting period has ended.

Successful candidates will be required to self-disclose any conviction history and will be subject to a criminal background check. Up to 5 professional references will be requested at a later step in the recruitment process.

Job ID: 97967

Posted 15 days ago

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