Sub-Division: Associate VP Capital Programs & Facilities Management
Salary Range: Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Appointment Type: At Will
Time Base: Full-Time
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Job Summary: California State University, Fullerton is searching for a Director of Planning and Design. The Director of Planning and Design should have a positive attitude, an active, energetic mind, and a leadership style that is characterized by highly ethical practices and a commitment to diversity, openness, flexibility, integrity, and kindness.
Reporting directly to the Associate Vice President for Capital Programs and Facilities Management (AVP CPFM), the Director of Planning and Design is a key member of the Facilities Management senior leadership team. Directs and manages the staff and resources of the Office of Planning and Design. Directs all campus activities related to the planning and design of capital projects. Represents the campus on planning capital projects to see that the University's needs and each project's scope, budget, and schedule are met. Develops and implements design guidelines, standards, and procedures. Employs management systems to ensure that all projects are managed in accordance with the State University Administrative Manual (SUAM) and CSU guidelines and will withstand audit scrutiny. Directs development of long term planning and annual submission of the University's 5 Year Capital Outlay Budget Change Proposal (COBCP) submittal. Updates and manages the Campus Space and Facilities Database (SFDB). Other duties as assigned.
Essential Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Engineering, Business or a related field from an accredited college or university, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Minimum of 10 years of experience in the administration of capital projects, both large and small. Experience with budgeting and public works contracting procedures. Excellent written and verbal skills. Successful experience in making presentations to varied groups. Successful experience in communicating with a wide variety of individuals at various levels in the organization. Ability to read, analyzes, draw, and critique plans and design proposals, and the ability to review and enforce project specifications.
Working knowledge of building codes, construction practices, safety rules, and project oversight and inspection requirements. Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills to establish positive relationships. Ability to work collaboratively with a wide range of people to achieve departmental goals. Ability to perform well under pressure of deadlines and conflicting priorities. Ability to use progressive management style, including knowledge of employee relations and employee development concepts. Proficient in the software common to this position, including Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook, and the ability to learn and understand new software programs sufficiently to perform duties.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
Special Working Conditions: The scope of responsibilities for this position includes the making or participating in the making of decisions that may have a material financial benefit on the incumbent. Therefore, you will be required to file an initial Conflict of Interest Form 700: Statement of Economic Interests within thirty (30) days from date of hire and on an annual basis; and complete the CSU sponsored ethics on-line training within thirty (30) days of appointment, and at least once during each consecutive period of two calendar years following the appointment.
Sometimes works on construction sites, walking and observing in varying weather conditions and on uneven surfaces. Will be exposed to occasional dusty and dirty construction environments. Will be exposed to occasional noisy environments. May have rare contact with hazardous building materials. Will be assigned a master key. May be required to respond in emergency situations outside of normal working hours.
California State University, Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the Universitys strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose. Employee/applicant who submits an application for a position may be required to successfully complete job related performance test(s) as part of the selection process. Regular attendance is considered an essential job function; the inability to meet attendance requirements may preclude the employee from retaining employment.
Online application/resume must be received by electronic submission on the final filing date by 9:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time)/midnight (Eastern Standard Time). Applicants who fail to complete all sections of the online application form will be disqualified from consideration.
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 CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. California State University, Fullerton is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B Visas).
California State University, Fullerton is a comprehensive, regional university serving a diverse student population of over 38,400, including international students representing 78 nations. Located on a 241-acre campus in Orange County, it is a technologically robust and culturally vibrant area. Many of our employees enjoy the close proximity to the beaches and mountains for surfing, hiking and mountain biking. The University offers 55 undergraduate and 56 graduate degree programs, including a doctorate in education and a doctorate in nursing practice, in a rich diverse environment. Diverse Issues in Higher Education (August 2016) ranks the campus as 6th in the nation in terms of baccalaureate degrees awarded to minority students, and Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education (August 2016) ranks CSU Fullerton number one in California and fourth in the nation among top colleges and universities awarding degrees to Hispanics. The University is proud to be designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution.
California State University, Fullerton is a major regional university in a vital, flourishing area that includes Orange County, metropolitan Los Angeles and the expanding Inland Empire. The beautiful, 236-acre campus is set in Fullerton in north Orange County, about 25 miles from downtown Los Angeles and about 21 miles from nearby beaches. Cal State Fullerton has more than 37,000 students and appr...oximately 1,800 full and part-time faculty members. The University offers 107 degree programs in eight colleges. Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, CSUF is fourth in the nation for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to minority students and first in California for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to Hispanics.The University is one of the 23 campuses in the California State University System. Since the campus opened, CSUF has awarded degrees to more than 215,000 graduates. Many are leaders in business, government, education, and the arts.