Architectural Project Coordinator


University, MS, US, 38677

Department:  Facilities Planning (10000967)
Employee Designation:  Regular Full-time (Benefits Eligible)

Note for Current UM Employees

Current employees must apply internally via connectU >

Definition of Class

This position coordinates construction and design projects for the Department of Facilities Planning. The incumbent is responsible for project coordination and administration and ensures that quality of work is consistent with design and construction documents as well as University and professional standards. The incumbent will also be responsible for overseeing projects through to completion including providing written reports. 

Examples of Work Performed

  • Coordinates design and construction projects.  
  • Utilizes appropriate software to prepare technical reports.  
  • Serves as project coordinator; observes processes and collects data to ensure compliance with standards as set forth by the University of Mississippi.
  • Reviews construction work in the field to ensure that established quality control standards are met.
  • Tracks workflow and coordinates with the project team regarding scheduled deadlines.
  • Reviews and evaluates the merit of change orders for all projects and discusses with the Director of Facilities Planning.
  • Evaluates Applications for Payment to determine whether they accurately reflect work performed.
  • Performs similar or related duties as assigned or required.

Essential Functions

These essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following. Additional essential functions may be identified and included by the hiring department.

  1. Serves as project coordinator for design and construction projects.
  2. Coordinates processes; prepares forms and documents for assigned design and construction projects.
  3. Collects data and prepares reports.
  4. Provides supervision and guidance to personnel assigned to design construction projects.
  5. Possesses knowledge of building construction techniques and has prior construction site experience.

Minimum Education/Experience

Bachelor’s Degree in a related field from an accredited college or university.




Five (5) years of experience related to the above described duties.


Substitution Statement:
Related experience may be substituted for education, on a basis set forth and approved by the Department of Human Resources.

Salary/Wage Information

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EEO Statement

The University of Mississippi provides equal opportunity in any employment practice, education program, or education activity to all qualified persons. The University complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, citizenship, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.


Interview Requirements: Any candidate who is called for an interview must notify the Department of Equal Opportunity/Regulatory Compliance in writing of any reasonable accommodation needed prior to the date of the interview.

Background Check Statement

The University of Mississippi is committed to providing a safe campus community. UM conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

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