Employment Status: Full-time, regular "exempt" position, included in the Management Personnel Plan (MPP).
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
First Review Deadline: This a continuous recruitment that will remain open until filled. Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. The first application review is scheduled for November 22, 2017.
Position Summary: Under the general direction of the University Facilities Planning, Design & Construction Associate Director, the incumbent will perform project management and project administration duties for various planning, design and construction projects on campus. The Project Manager directs, manages, and oversees Major Capital projects from inception through the Project's closeout. Manages the predesign, design, and construction of projects from the initial concept development through turnover and occupancy. Analyzes and interprets projects' physical requirements based on the needs of the project. Responsible for seeing that all State, Public Works laws, CSU standards, code requirements, campus standards, and other factors are incorporated into solutions.
"Please attach a cover letter, resume (or curricula vitae) and diversity statement. The diversity statement may include your interpretation of diversity, inclusion, gender equity and must include specific examples of how your educational/professional experiences, background/philosophy has prepared you for the role you are applying for at California State University, San Bernardino. (Maximum 250 words)"
The incumbent will function as the university representative to ensure that the architect's/engineer's plans and documents are consistent with the university's project program, goals, and objectives. The incumbent will coordinate the planning, design and construction activities with the project architect, user groups, campus departments and the contractors. The incumbent manages project schedules, prepares progress reports, prepares all project related agreements, analyze and manage established project budgets, and safeguards the interest of the University. The incumbent will perform other duties as assigned.
Applicants must possess a professional bachelor's degree in architecture, urban planning, construction management, or building planning/design related field.
Applicants must possess seven (7) years of progressively responsible administrative, technical, or professional analytical experience in an environment that demonstrates the application and development knowledge and abilities listed above.
Degrees in Architecture or Construction Management are strongly preferred.
Engineering background will be considered only if an applicant has relevant planning, design and construction experience with higher education building specific projects. For example, applicable projects, student unions, classrooms, dining and/or housing projects.
Equivalent experience will be considered with a strong background in Capital Projects.
At least ten (10) years progressively responsible experience in the development of program scope, preferably associated with design and planning of public works projects, including preparation of bid documents and specifications, low bid contract administration, and fiscal management, in a large institutional setting, higher education preferred.
Experience with managing multiple complex major capital $15M to $100M+ projects.
Working knowledge of personal productivity tools Microsoft Office and Microsoft Project Scheduling are mandatory.
Applicants must have a working knowledge in facilities planning, building design, construction administration and related activities.
Applicants must be knowledgeable in the use of computers for creating written documents and correspondence and preparation/maintenance of excel spreadsheets.
The ability to coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced environment and prioritized workload is required.
The incumbent must be familiar with all aspects of construction relating to architectural, civil, mechanical, electrical, and all other components of construction projects.
Must have the ability to work in an academic setting with a diverse community.
Experience as a Major Capital Project Manager working for a University is highly desirable, such as the California State University, University of California, or other four year public or private University, Community College.
Experience with Design/Bid/Build, Design/Build and CM@Risk construction delivery methods is highly desired.
Possession of an architectural or engineering license is highly desired.
Applicants must have working knowledge of Public Works laws, design and construction ordinances, and other regulations applicable to building, construction, maintenance and repair including building codes for the State of California, fire codes, ADA regulations, industry standards and regulations.
Excellent administrative, communication, organizational, interpersonal, multi-tasking, detailed documentation, record keeping, and information management skills are mandatory.
Collaboration and teamwork approach, problem solving and a sense of urgency, attention to detail, effective time management and follow-through to resolution of open items is mandatory.
Ability to represent the department in a professional manner to determine campus customer needs and design requirements.
Ability to communicate effectively and work within an ethnically diverse campus environment.
Proven ability to manage several large numbers of projects in various stages of completion simultaneously.
Knowledge of CPM scheduling, AutoCAD and web-based project management applications is desirable.
California State University, San Bernardino offers a challenging and innovative academic environment. The university seeks to provide a supportive and welcoming social and physical setting where students, faculty and staff feel they belong and can excel. The university provides students the opportunity to engage in the life of the campus, interact with others of diverse backgrounds and cultures, a...s well as participate in activities that encourage growth, curiosity and scholarly fulfillment. Through its branch campus in Palm Desert, the university mission extends to the Coachella Valley.