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Faculty, Tenure track, Assistant Professor - Construction Management
Utah Valley University


Date Posted Apr. 9, 2019
Title Faculty, Tenure track, Assistant Professor - Construction Management
University Utah Valley University
Orem, UT, United States
Department N/A
Application Deadline 6/30/2019
Position Start Date Available immediately
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Faculty, Tenure track, Assistant Professor - Construction Management


Position Category: Faculty - Tenure Track (FT)

Summary:

The Department of Construction Technologies (CT) at Utah Valley University (UVU) is seeking applicants for a construction management tenure-track faculty position. Faculty at UVU are required to primarily teach, pursue scholarly endeavors, and contribute service to their discipline and the University. Faculty members are also required to advise students and to interact with local businesses/industries related to their discipline. Teaching assignments will be from a wide range of Construction Management topics. Faculty are expected to have current professional knowledge of the construction management and related fields in the United States.

Required Qualifications:

  • 5 years of commercial construction management experience in the United States.
  • Graduate degree from an accredited institution in construction, engineering, or related field with relevant certifications and experience (5 yrs.) OR Doctoral degree from an accredited institution.
  • Knowledge and skills in current theories, strategies, and techniques in construction project management.
  • Extensive building code knowledge


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge and experience in the areas of:
  • Contracts-Scope of Work, Bonds, Employment, etc.
  • Project Management Controls
  • Estimating and Scheduling and current associated software
  • Skills in communication, proposals, problem solving and decision-making
  • Skills in presentation of course materials and learning experiences
  • Skills in teaching subjects related to all sectors of construction industry
  • Ability to work with student organizations and manage events
  • Ability to work with the opportunities and challenges of a rapidly growing and dynamic institution
  • Ability to work well with other programs and/or departments and industry professionals


Licenses/Certifications

Eligible and willing to pursue faculty development opportunities for further development (conference attendance, certifications in construction related specialties). The position also requires participation in activities dealing with construction associations (Beavers, ACI, NAHB, ASC, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Five years of teaching experience in higher education
  • Knowledge of contracts and contract delivery methods, management strategies
  • Strong commitment to undergraduate teaching, advising, scholarly activities, and service
  • Construction finance and accounting experience
  • Certification and licenses: (Utah General Contractors License , OSHA, ICC, CPA, etc.)
  • Strong industry relationships with local construction firms and organizations


Physical Requirements:

Physical ability to perform faculty duties, occasional lifting and various laboratory duties.

Benefits Summary:

UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

FLSA: Exempt

Pay Range: SOQ

Advertisement Number: FAC41818 Construction Technology Faculty 06/30/2019

Open Date: 03/11/2019

Review Start Date: 04/01/2019

Close Date: 6/30/2019

Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions to Applicant: Please submit Curriculum vitae, reference letters (3), if selected prepare research and or teaching demonstration.

To apply, visit: https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/12031

Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicants qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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