Drafting Supervisor, Architecture and Design-73943
ABOUT STANFORD UNIVERSITY AND RESIDENTIAL & DINING ENTERPRISES:
Founded in 1891, Stanford University is among the top academic institutions in the country, excelling in a wide range of fields from the humanities to information technology to the health sciences and medicine. The university is located near Palo Alto, 35 miles south of San Francisco, on an 8,800-acre campus.
Residential & Dining Enterprises (R&DE), the largest auxiliary organization at Stanford University, supports the academic mission of the University by providing the highest quality services to students and other members of the university community. The Department has an annual operating budget of over $270 million, oversees a 5 million sq. ft. physical plant across the campus, and provides housing for over 13,000 students and dependents, serves over 18,000 daily meals at 30 dining and retail locations and over 300,000 meals at Athletic Concessions events, and hosts 20,000 conference guests annually. Additionally, R&DE comprises 735 FTE staff in the following divisions: the Office of the Senior Associate Vice Provost, Student Housing, Stanford Dining, Stanford Hospitality & Auxiliaries, Stanford Conferences, and a team of R&DE strategic business partners: Finance & Administration, Human Resources, Information Technology and Communications.
Students (Customers) First is the mantra of R&DE and our strategic goals reflect our commitment to delivering quality and excellence to our constituents every day. In R&DE, Excellence is defined by aligning our strategic goals and performance with our vision.
ABOUT MAINTENANCE OPERATIONS & CAPITAL PROJECTS (MCP)
This division supports all R&DE operations and provides strong stewardship of its facilities by delivering daily and preventive maintenance, executing 50-year asset renewal model, managing design and construction of capital and other essential projects, infusing sustainability, safeguarding occupational health and safety, monitoring life-safety systems and after-hours security, overseeing furnishings/fixtures and parts inventory, administering move services and the fleet, managing utilities and waste, ensuring emergency preparedness and business continuity, and providing space and property administration.
Provide management and coordination of administrative and operations-related functions for the unit. Manage staff to achieve goals and objectives. Serve as primary contact and technical expert for CAD and/or GIS.
Manage staff in the day-to-day operations for area(s) of responsibility. Responsible for hiring and retaining staff, career coaching, personal development for direct reports and accountable for the performance of employees. Ensure work completion within schedule and budget constraints.
Assist in the preparation of CAD engineering plans and specifications and in the preparation of graphics, databases, website and comprehensive plans.
Identify and implement procedural and/or technical advancements in the field.
Develop and coordinate implementation of departmental standards and procedures.
Plan, conduct and direct the analysis of complex business problems to be solved using automated systems such as CAD, GIS and database tools.
Serve as primary contact and technical expert in CAD, Geographic Info Systems (GIS) and/or database systems. Provide technical support, CAD and related software training and hardware recommendations.
Participate in the design, configuration and implementation of new database systems and tools.
Liaison with all levels of staff, faculty, contractors, vendors and architects.
A summary of the majority of duties noted above that pertain specifically to this role in MCP will include: architectural detailing, schematic plan development, consultant coordination, drawing support for project managers, production of 2D graphic materials, code review and interpretation, production of presentations materials, verification of as-built conditions, review of RFIs and submittals as needed.
Support project managers and key contributors with real-time pen-to-paper sketching of key concepts during early project development conversations.
Supervise drafting and CAD team members.
* - Other duties may also be assigned
Education & Experience:
Bachelors degree and four years of relevant work experience and three years of relevant management experience, or combination of education and relevant experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Able to sketch concepts pen-to-paper in real-time during project development discussions, highly desirable
Demonstrated supervisory skills including conflict resolution.
Demonstrated experience with the design and implementation of interfaces for database driven applications, CAD and/or GIS software.
Must have experience creating DWF files (drawing for the web) and writing extensions for web integrated applications.
Able to write custom applications, understanding TCP/IP protocols, web server technology and SQL.
Demonstrated experience reading and interpreting civil engineering and architectural drawings.
Excellent planning and organizational skills.
Ability to multi-task and manage deadlines.
Subject matter expertise for area(s) of responsibilities.
Able to keep abreast of general industry knowledge and trends.
Excellent communication skills. Must act with diplomacy and tact.
Certifications and Licenses:
Valid California non-commercial Class drivers license.
Frequently perform desk-based computer tasks, stand/walk, sit, grasp lightly/fine manipulation.
Occasionally twist/bend/stoop/squat, grasp lightly/fine manipulation, use a telephone, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 20 pounds.
Rarely kneel/crawl, climb (ladders, scaffolds, or other), grasp forcefully; reach/work above shoulders, sort/file paperwork or parts, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh 21-40 pounds.
Ability to obtain and maintain a California Non-commercial Class Driver's license.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
Work outdoors: work at heights ten feet: field work may include working on uneven work surfaces, and/or around construction sites.
Frequent local travel.
Occasional business related overnight travel.
When conducting university business, must comply with the California Vehicle Code and Stanford University driving requirements.
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the Universitys Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
Located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of Silicon Valley, Stanford University is recognized as one of the world's leading research and teaching institutions. Leland and Jane Stanford founded the University to "promote the public welfare by exercising an influence on behalf of humanity and civilization." Stanford opened its doors in 1891, and more than a century later, it remains d...edicated to finding solutions to the great challenges of the day and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world. The University's thriving diverse community is comprised of nearly 7000 undergraduate students, 9000 graduate students, 2000 faculty members, 1900 postdoctoral scholars, and over 11,000 academic and administrative staff in seven schools including several interdisciplinary research centers and institutes. The campus spreads over 8000 contiguous acres and nearly all undergraduates live on campus. Stanford offers bachelor's and master's degrees in addition to doctoral degrees (PhD, MD, DMA and JD) plus a number of professional and continuing education programs and certifications. More at http://facts.stanford.edu and http://www.stanford.edu.
Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as from others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical missions.