Tenure Track Faculty - Construction Management

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Tenure Track Faculty - Construction Management
Job Code 2360-Tenure Track faculty
Full/Part Time Full Time
Regular/Temporary Regular
Tenure Information Tenure Track
Rank Assistant Professor
Salary Salary is dependent upon qualifications and professional experience
Department Construction Management
Hiring Department Summary

The Department of Construction Management at CSU, Sacramento is designed for students who enter professional practice immediately upon graduation. The Construction Management (CM) program and teaching methods are therefore practical in nature, providing hands-on experience for students through labs and class projects. Graduates of the CM program enjoy an excellent reputation among regional employers and many move quickly into leadership roles on large projects. The CM program enrolls 300 undergraduate students, offering a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management with a minor degree in Business Administration. The undergraduate courses are taught by four tenure-track faculty members and 15 part-time instructors.

Essential Duties

-Effectively teach undergraduate courses in construction management.
-Effectively teach a variety of construction management topics.
-Ability to teach evening classes. Scheduling is based on student need and may include evening classes.
-Advise students.
-Instructionally related curriculum development.
-Department, college and University level committee work.
-Community service.
-Engage in student-related activities, such as student club faculty advisor or coach teams for student competitions.
-Professional and scholarly activities, including externally funded applied research, are strongly encouraged. Commensurate release from teaching assignments is provided for externally funded grants.

Required Qualifications

- Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in construction management, architecture, civil or mechanical engineering or a similar profession. Degrees must be completed by January 17, 2018. Candidates with other advanced professional degrees (MBA, juris doctorate, etc.) in addition to a Bachelor’s degree in construction management, architecture, civil or mechanical engineering or a similar profession may also be considered.
- Education and experience in several of the following areas: Material testing; construction surveying; construction graphics; construction documents; construction processes and methods; construction operations analysis; construction equipment management; estimating; project management; planning and scheduling; design of soils and foundation structures; construction accounting; construction law; labor relations; computer applications in construction; equipment productivity analysis; design and construction of temporary structures; statics; mechanical and electrical principles in buildings.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Commitment to teaching excellence.
- Ability to effectively teach undergraduate courses in a variety of construction management classes.
- Commitment to enhance interaction with and support of the CM Program by the construction industry.
- Interest in and competence using computers in construction management applications.
- Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse student population.
- Ability to work with faculty colleagues in department and college committees.
-Three years minimum practical experience in construction management or construction engineering positions with construction contractors in commercial building, engineering, or industrial segments of the industry.

Preferred Qualifications

- College level teaching experience.
- History of continuing professional development.
- Interest in producing industry-related research.
- PhD in Construction, Civil Engineering, or similar discipline.
- Five years of professional experience as an owner or project manager within the construction industry.
- Experience where applicant has held position(s) with responsibility for and authority to plan, schedule, monitor, and control construction projects or significant portions of large projects.
-Educational or Professional Background in the following subject areas:
• Interdisciplinary Design, Construction, and Delivery
• Sustainable Construction
• Power and Energy Management – systems, distribution, transmission, controls, planning
• Integrated Facility Design and Construction
• Lean Construction Methods
• Building Information Modeling
• Industrial Construction
• Program Management
• Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED)
• Project Startup and Commissioning
• Alternative Energy Design and Construction – solar, wind, hydro, etc
• Construction Accounting
• Project Risk Management
• Building Services Contract Work
• Project Controls

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F0009P
Anticipated Start Date Fall 2018
Initial Application Review 08/23/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

A list of required documents needed to apply to this posting can be found at the bottom of the posting under “Documents needed to apply.”

1. Cover letter to include a list of areas in Construction Management that the applicant feels competent to teach
2. References are to include one in each of the following areas: a) Academic Role – advisor; b) Peer Role – Colleague or Coworker; c) Supervisor Role – former or current; and 4) Professional Role – Construction Industry.
3. Portfolio to include: List of Construction, Engineering, and/or Accounting related software, with brief description of competency and experience in each; a statement of construction management experience, including project scope of work under your supervision (field, office, self-performed, and subcontracted work), and detailed descriptions of your job position responsibilities. Provide evidence of continuing education (certificates, licenses, coursework beyond degree, etc);
4. Official transcripts will be required at time of interview.

The system will only accept 1 PDF File for each of the required documents needed to apply.

Eligibility Verification

Candidate will be required to provide official transcripts of their highest degree earned and must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.. California State University, Sacramento is a sponsoring agency ( ie. H-1-B Visa).

Campus Diversity Statement

Sacramento is one of the most diverse and integrated major cities in the country, and Sacramento State is committed to providing a quality education for all of our region’s students. Our campus community represents the broad diversity of our state, and we believe that all are enriched and unified by this diversity. Sacramento State is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their teaching, research, and service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

Equal Employment Opportunity

California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.

It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the application and/or interviewing process, visit http://www.csus.edu/hr/departments/equal-opportunity/index.html.

The University is committed to creating an education and working environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. For more information on mandatory training for new employees, visit http://www.csus.edu/hr/departments/equal-opportunity/Information%20for%20Job%20Applicants.html.

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Background Check Disclaimer

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position.

California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act

The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in the California State University Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • CSU Careers Website
    • CalJobs Website
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Current eReferral
    • Website
    • HERC Website
    • Newspaper ad
  2. * Are you currently a LECTURER at this or any other California State University?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. Please select the highest level of education obtained.
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • Doctoral or Professional Degree
    • Some college
    • None of the above

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Unofficial Transcripts
  5. Portfolio
  6. Statement of Scholarly Interests
Optional Documents