UC Santa Barbara’s Design, Facilities and Safety Services (DFSS) division is seeking a dynamic executive to lead a professional team of approximately 35 staff members including architects, engineers, project managers, inspectors of record, and analysts. The Director will manage all new construction, major and minor capital improvement projects, renovation projects, and contract administration. Currently, the department manages $400M in open capital projects, 900 contracts, and a $4M operating budget. DCS is the primary service provider at UCSB charged with design development, construction documents, contract documents, bidding and award of contracts, inspection of construction of buildings, and administration.
Notes: Fingerprinting required. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
For primary consideration, apply by 10/23/17, thereafter open until filled. Apply online at https://jobs.ucsb.edu Job # 20170474
Reqs: Bachelor's degree and at least 10 years' experience managing progressively complex capital projects and staff. Demonstrated ability to organize, direct and successfully implement the project management, contract and construction activities of complex capital projects, including the skill to plan, organize, and direct work of professional and administrative staff. California architectural license desired.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.
Founded in 1944, UC Santa Barbara is a member of the 10-campus University of California system of public Research One institutions. Located on the coast approximately 100 miles northwest of Los Angeles, the 1,055-acre campus is bordered by the Pacific Ocean and the scenic Santa Ynez Mountains. UCSB is one of 62 research-intensive institutions elected to membership in the prestigious Association of... American Universities. Its renowned faculty includes six Nobel Laureates for landmark research in chemistry, physics, and economics; numerous recipients of Guggenheim and Fulbright felllowships; and, scores of elected members of national and international academies and societies. UCSB is home to two professional schools and 12 prominent national institutes and centers. U.S. News and World Report's 2016 "Best Colleges" guide, the most widely read college guide in the country, ranks UCSB number 8 among all public universities, and the Princeton Review ranks UCSB as the number 1 Green School among all public universities.
Under the general direction of the Associate Vice Chancellor of Design, Facilities and Safety Services, the Director of Design & Construction Services is responsible for the management of all Major Capital Improvement projects, provides administrative oversight of all professional staff in the office of DCS, and possesses delegated authority for signature and execution of business activities related to operating budget accounts and plant accounts under the control of Design & Construction Services. DCS is the primary service provider at UCSB charged with design development, construction documents, contract documents, bidding and award of contracts, inspection of construction of buildings, and administration.