UC San Diego
Filing Deadline: Fri 3/17/2017
Salary Range: Commensurate with
Facilities Design & Construction
manages the programming, design, and construction of new and remodeled major
and minor capital projects for the Campus and Health System, with an active
project load of over $1.6 Billion. Under general direction of either the Senior
Director of Project Management for the Campus or the Health System, this
position is accountable to deliver projects within their assigned program (a
suite of separate but related projects, managed by both in-house and consulting
project managers) that are on schedule, within budget, high quality,
sustainable, cost effective, and appropriate to the client's needs.
The Program Manager is responsible
to the Director and the Assistant Vice Chancellor, Campus Architect, Facilities
Design and Construction, for strategic management of architecture design and
construction matters relating to the physical development of campus or health
system properties within their assigned program, ensuring compliance with codes
and other governmental requirements for public health and safety.
In addition to program management
responsibilities, the individual will organize, plan, and control the design
and construction effort of individual projects. This may involve selecting
professional design staff; coordinating the activities of clients, design
professionals (architect, engineers, etc.), contractors, inspectors, and others
associated with the project; monitoring project progress, cost, and quality;
resolving problems that arise in the project; working with state agency
officials to ensure compliance and safety. Communicating with project
stakeholders on campus/medical centers regarding program, budget, schedule and
construction impact. Completing and warranting the project to department and
• College degree in
Architecture and substantial directly relevant related experience or an
equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Demonstrated leadership and
managerial skills necessary to simultaneously direct several large internal and
external professional teams working on unique and technically difficult
projects in a complex administrative environment.
• Demonstrated ability and
knowledge to provide technical advice on construction practices, methods and
procedures, and to prepare drawings and specifications for major building
• Demonstrated working
knowledge of architectural, engineering, and construction practices.
Familiarity with California and applicable building codes and regulations; and
professional design experience to effectively direct and review the preparation
of design and construction documents, review and approve contractor submittals,
and to effectively resolve field problems during construction.
• Demonstrated skill to
effectively negotiate terms, conditions and costs related to design
professional contracts and construction change orders.
• Demonstrated familiarity with
design and construction contracts, contract law, public contracting code, and
construction claims procedures. Ability to draft modifications to standard
agreements consistent with Regental Policy and in coordination with legal
• Demonstrated working
knowledge of standard design and construction sequences and durations necessary
to prepare, monitor, and manage detailed project schedule.
• Demonstrated superior written
communication skills to prepare clear, concise and professional reports and
• Demonstrated working knowledge of
current project and construction costs and experience with industry standard
cost estimating systems. Financial skills to prepare, monitor, and manage
detailed project budgets, evaluate independent cost estimates, and review and
approve payment requests.
• Demonstrated construction
administration experience and skills to monitor contractor operations for
conformance to contract documents and applicable codes, review and negotiate contractor
claims, oversee work of inspectors and testing agencies, and actively assist
contractor and design team in the resolution of technical and procedural
• Ability to promote, develop
and maintain cooperative relationships with people from diverse backgrounds
including University Personnel and the public.
• Excellent interpersonal, oral
communication, and negotiation skills to establish and maintain effective and
cooperative relationships with faculty committees, campus and university
administrators, campus departmental stakeholders, permitting agencies, budget
and funding authorities, architectural and engineering consultants,
contractors, and suppliers.
• Excellent computer skills and
knowledge of various computer software programs including but not limited to MS
Office, Outlook, and Ebuilder Project Management.
• Ability to effectively present
project/program design and status issues to client groups. Ability to work
effectively with user departments and be responsive to their needs. (Preferred*LEED
• Thorough knowledge of UC
Green Building and Clean Energy Policy *Demonstrated working knowledge of
California Building Code, Title-24 and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
requirements, Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD),
Division of State Architect (DSA) and State Fire Marshal (SFM) code and policy
requirements for hospital construction.(Medical Center only).
• Possession of a current
• DOJ/FBI Live Scan background
• Must possess and maintain
valid California Driver License
The University of California is an
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will
receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion,
sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender
identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California
nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html