Associate Bond Project Manager | Portland Community College

Requisition ID
Planning & Capital Construction
SY-Sylvania Campus
Employment Type
Administrative-Full Time
Job Close Date

Position Summary

Portland Community College’s Office of Planning and Capital Construction is accepting applications for an Associate Bond Project Manager.  Under the direction of the Planning and Capital Construction Interiors Manager, the Associate Bond Project Manager is responsible for all aspects of furniture sourcing, furniture installations, assessing furniture and space plan requests, coordination and oversight of college moves, and upholding PCC’s Design & Construction standards for interior finishes & furniture for bond-funded capital projects and general funded college projects.   In this highly specialized and highly collaborative position, the Associate Bond Project Manager will support PCC’s commitment to student success and to diversity, equity and inclusion.

If this sounds like a team you would like to be a part of, and an important role you would like to play at PCC, please review the qualifications below and apply today!

This is a temporary general fund position, through June 2023.

Candidate Profile

These qualifications, skills and abilities are critical for success in this position.
Throughout the screening process, you will be evaluated based on the demonstration of these qualifications.

  • Five years of experience in complex space planning, commercial and institutional interior finishes and furniture research and specification.
  • Demonstrated ability to show initiative, take on tasks, and problem solve independently while also having the ability to collaborate with the larger project team including ongoing and timely coordination with the Interiors Manager, Project Managers, IT, Finance, College end users, and College stakeholders. Must be able to distinguish between larger team tasks and individual responsibilities and tasks.
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills with ability to maintain tact and diplomacy.
  • Fluency in AutoCAD or Revit and basic drawing standards.
  • Competency in managing multiple projects concurrently in a fast paced environment.
  • Knowledge and ability to specify finishes and furniture based on performance standards and applications specific to education facilities.
  • Experience coordinating large scale moves.

Minimum Qualifications

To be considered, your application must demonstrate these minimum qualifications. (Experience is calculated based on the start and end dates you provide multiplied by the number of hours per week worked).

  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management, architecture, engineering, project management,  Interior Design or other related field (relevant experience may substitute for the degree  requirement on a year-for-year basis).
  • Two years of directly related experience as a contributing member of a project team is required.
    •  Verifiable internships will be considered.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Informs Project Managers of day-to-day contact with stakeholders.
  2. Recognizes, reports and solves problems in a creative, positive and constructive manner and  makes recommendations for improvements in systems, procedures and policies.
  3. Assures compliance with contract documents, including reviewing work for quality standards  and specifications.
  4. Reviews drawings, submittals, samples and shop drawings to ensure the end product will be  in accordance with the contract.
  5. Works with contractor to obtain final record documents for the project at its conclusion and  enters them into the College’s permanent archives.
  6. Assists Project Manager in cost control, procurement of goods and services, including bid  solicitation and negotiation, and securing of contracts.
  7. Performs financial review and accounting functions as required.
  8. Works with the Project Manager to establish schedules, track project progress, and update  project stakeholders.
  9. Works with regulatory agencies to secure required permits, schedule inspections, provide  required information in a timely manner.
  10. Represents the college in meetings with the contractor, architect, building user groups and  other stakeholders, and reports information and issues to the Bond team.
  11. Coordinate shutdowns and other project occurrences with the contractors, agencies, and  college stakeholders.
  12. Coordinates work of the commissioning agent to ensure requirements are met and that  projects are attaining design intent functionality.
  13. Performs job walks to review projects for compliance with contract and design requirements.
  14. Coordinates training and turnover activities with college building users, facilities staff and  contractors.
  15. Performs other duties as assigned to close out and/or occupy the project, including  participating in final inspections and approvals by various governmental authorities.
  16. Identifies punch list issues.
  17. Performs other related duties as assigned.


Positions assigned to Interiors/FFE/Moves may also be responsible for:

  • Manages college moves associated with Bond construction and college reconfigurations.  Develops move schedules and budgets, requests quotes from vendors.  Works with end users at multiple locations to coordinate moves and the reconfiguration of systems furniture.
  • Assess furniture and space plan requests assigned through college project request software and in support of Bond construction projects: space planning, workstation reconfigures, department furniture orders/requests, specifying, selecting fabrics and materials. Manage and oversee furniture installations. Coordination of damaged furniture (re-upholstery, replacement, etc).
  • Prepares floor plans in AutoCAD or Revit for furniture installations and moves.
  • Assist in the development of project FFE budgets.

Position Grade

Starting Salary Expectations
Minimum $70,796 to range midpoint of $86,726. Placement will generally not exceed the mid-point, based on qualifications, experience, and internal equity.

Position Grade Salary Range
$70,796 to $102,654 Annual Salary


PCC Benefits

PCC offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide employees and their families, including domestic partners, with access to a broad range of benefit options. Includes Health, Dental, and Vision options, Group Life, Long-term Disability, Long-term Care, and Auto and Home Insurance programs.

PCC offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide employees and their families, including domestic partners, with access to a broad range of benefit options. Includes Health, Dental, and Vision options, Group Life, Long-term Disability, Long-term Care, and Auto and Home Insurance programs.

PCC currently fully funds the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS/OPSRP) pension and contributes an additional 6% into the employee’s Individual Account Program under PERS/OPSRP. After one year of management or confidential service, PCC also provides a 2% contribution to a 403(b) account for eligible management and confidential personnel. PCC offers a tax deferred annuity program and a deferred compensation program where employees may save additional pre-tax dollars for retirement.

Additionally, PCC provides a tuition waiver for you, your spouse/domestic partner, and dependent children under 24 years of age, as well as partial tuition reimbursement for full-time employees at other accredited institutions.

Paid Leave: (Pro-rated by FTE for Part-Time Employees)
– 14.67 hours of vacation leave per month
– 1 day of sick leave per month
– 11 holidays
– 3 additional personal leave days per year

View a complete list of PCC benefits.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements


  • Work is split between an office setting and on project sites.
  • There are frequent interruptions and changes in the workflow/volume depending on the number of projects being worked on concurrently.


  • Occasional lifting and/or carrying of materials or equipment may be required.
  • Driving between project sites within the district and community is often a component of the job.

Background Check Required


Portland Community College complies with the Oregon Veterans’ Preference in Public Employment law which provides qualifying veterans and disabled veterans with preference in employment. You will be given instructions during the application process to claim Veterans’ Preference in the recruitment of this position, and to provide the documents required for verification of eligibility. Please do not send your documentation to the hiring manager directly. For verification of eligibility, please submit the following documentation:

  • Veterans: DD214
  • Disabled Veterans: DD214 and Letter from the Department of VA

Portland Community College is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any other protected class.