Job Location:
Point Loma Campus – San Diego, CA

PLNU is a Christian liberal arts university in the evangelical, Wesleyan tradition, offering quality undergraduate, graduate and professional programs. We provide higher education in a vibrant Christian environment where minds are engaged and challenged, character is modeled and formed, and service is an expression of faith. PLNU is an institution that is committed to reflecting the rich diversity of God’s kingdom. We therefore encourage applications from culturally diverse candidates.


We are pleased to offer attractive benefits and resources. This includes benefits such as health, dental, tuition benefits for employees and dependents, competitive retirement matching, vacation and sick time, and 15 paid holidays per year. In addition, we have many opportunities to engage with our community including staff chapel and a robust wellness program.

Job Summary:

PLNU is looking to hire a career minded, self motivated, and responsible aspiring professional who can assist in the management of projects for facilities. The project manager II supports the project manager I and needs to be able to work independently and professionally with minimal supervision. Candidates must be trustworthy, reliable, and possess leadership traits at an above average level and must be willing to learn and grow in our team dynamic. A successful candidate will have a proactive plan of action for both short term and long term tasks, must be an excellent communicator (both verbal and written), and must possess organizational qualities as well as computer skills. Highly desirable traits will include the ability to develop strategic plans and processes for handling small and large tiered projects, be able to maintain a professional approach while handling customers, vendors and deadlines, and have the capacity to keep confidential information with discretion and trustworthiness. All duties must be carried out with a high level of professionalism and ethics.

Pay range $28.00 – $30.00 per hour

Job Status:

Full time


Job Description:


  • Manage construction process with low level (Tier 3) , mid level (Tier 2) and lower level (Tier 1) projects without direct supervision.

  • Assist in the project process from request input to project closeout while maintaining accurate documentation to achieve successful project completion.

  • Assist in preparation of RFP’s, and solicitation and evaluation of bids.

  • Assist in writing project procedures and implement those procedures with a high level of continuity.

  • Communicate professionally through many verbal and written forms of communication such as email, text, fastfield forms, google docs and Word as well as have knowledge of Excel and Google sheets.

  • Assist in estimating budgets and ordering of supplies necessary to complete projects.

  • Assist in the review, negotiation, and processing of change orders with both customers and vendors.

  • Receive invoices and expedite payments.  Workday experience will be a plus.

  • Work within parameters of budgets and maintain a level of quality while executing a successful project completion.

  • Meet with customers, vendors, and other staff in a professional manner, be able to extrapolate information from meetings and effectively put together an action plan.

  • Ability to read plans and specification sheets.  CAD/ Revit/Bluestream experience a plus.

  • Review plans for completeness and accuracy.

  • Lead project meetings when necessary, and maintain meeting minutes.

  • Assist in inspections of building envelopes, systems, equipment, and facilities to assure proper installation and operation.

  • Manage open item lists and follow through with execution of tasks and closeout of lists.

  • Effectively plan and communicate scope of tasks both large and small to vendors and other employees.

  • Prepare reports using different software programs as needed for the University and the Senior Project Manager.

  • Experience with Project Management software is a plus.  ProCore and Priority Matrix experience will be a bonus.

  • Able to perform all Associate Project Manager job responsibilities as assigned.

  • Other duties as assigned by the Senior Project Manager.


  • Understanding of and commitment to the spiritual mission of Point Loma Nazarene University.
  • Ability to establish and maintain a professional rapport with students, faculty and staff.
  • Ability to be a team player and assist others.
  • Position requires a minimum of 3 – 5 years in a related field
  • Applicants need 1 – 4 years of related experience and able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of construction documents, sequence of construction related tasks, and practical knowledge of alternate materials/methods, construction costs, value engineering techniques, and building/occupancy laws and codes. 
  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask in a fast paced environment.
  • Customer service experience of 3 – 5 years
  • Trade experience with general overall knowledge of all trades
  • Computer proficiency 
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field is a plus.  Willing to work toward a degree is a plus.
  • Job offer is contingent on clear background check

The work is primarily sedentary and may require sitting for extended periods of time. Use of computer equipment: computer keyboard, mouse, and monitor. Ability to read documents, email and other correspondence, and reports on paper and computer monitor. Hearing and speaking to communicate effectively with others in person and by phone. Ability to stand, stoop, push, pull, and lift up to 20 lbs throughout the day.


At PLNU, we believe in pursuing calling together. Deep and meaningful relationships between students, faculty, and staff is vital in nurturing our shared community and expressing God’s love. We are looking for enthusiastic candidates to join us in empowering our students to reach their greatest personal, spiritual and professional potential. 

Point Loma Nazarene University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices or procedures.