Program Manager - Facilities Planning - R00052538

Program Manager

Work Location: Department of Facilities Planning, LSU AgCenter, Baton Rouge, La. This position reports to the Associate Director of Facilities Planning. This department oversees the planning, construction, maintenance, improvement, and protection of all of the AgCenter’s property and facilities. This includes: long range planning and master site planning for the AgCenter, administration of design services and project management for all construction/renovation projects. Department represents AgCenter interest and provides design guidance and project management for Capital Outlay projects and with outside design firms of projects, provides administrative support for the AgCenter’s research and extension programs, and develops and maintains design standards as it relates to AgCenter facilities.

The department also oversees the Safety and Risk Management Programs for the LSU AgCenter. This involves developing and maintaining procedures to reduce the chances of loss to AgCenter employees, property, and equipment. This position will provide management support for these functions.

Job Description: Responsibilities for this position will include the following areas: General management of the LSU AgCenter’s Safety and Risk Management program, implementation of state risk management policies and procedures. Oversight of annual risk management compliance audits and site inspections. Development and delivery of selected employee safety training. Claims management of general liability, and property claims. Acquisition of unit Certificates of Insurance from the Louisiana State Office of Risk Management as required. Management and reporting of real property inventory, including actively leased properties. Other Duties: Performs other tasks as assigned by the Associate Director of Facilities Planning.

Qualification Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, Public Administration, or related field with coursework in Risk and Insurance preferable, plus 3 years related experience. Other degrees may be accepted if combined with a minimum of 3 years directly related experience or with significant closely related coursework. Knowledge of structured Safety Programs is desirable. Desire experience involving risk management programs, and facility administration; proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. Must have excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills. Must be willing to acquire a Certified Risk Management certification paid for by the LSU Agricultural Center.

Salary and Benefits: Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The LSU AgCenter has an attractive benefits package with a wide variety of benefit options. Benefits offered include retirement, multiple medical insurance options, supplemental insurances (dental, life, long-term disability, accident, vision, long-term care, etc.), Tax Saver Flexible Benefits Plan (saves tax dollars on some child care and medical expenses), university holidays (14 per year, typically includes a week off at Christmas), generous annual (vacation) and sick leave benefits, Employee Assistance Program, and possible educational leave and tuition exemption for coursework at campuses of the LSU System. Specific benefits depend on job category, percent effort and length of employment.

Application Deadline: March 31, 2021 or until suitable candidate is located.

Date Available: Upon completion of interview process.

Application Procedure: Must apply online at (or through Workday for internal applicants) by attaching cover letter with resume, transcript, and two letters of recommendation. Paper, faxed or e-mailed application materials will not be accepted, except that in lieu of attaching recommendation letters online, they may be sent directly to:

Henry Williams, Associate Director

Department of Facilities Planning

Louisiana State University Agricultural Center

210 J Norman Efferson Hall

Baton Rouge, LA 70803

Phone: (225) 578-8731



The LSU Agricultural Center is a statewide campus of the LSU System and provides equal opportunities in programs and employment. An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

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