Employment Status: Full-time, regular "exempt" position, included in the Management Personnel Plan (MPP).
Work Schedule: Monday thru Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, with the possibility of converting to an alternate work schedule.
First Review Deadline: This position will remain open until filled. Applications will be reviewed beginning October 12, 2018.
"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)"
California State University, San Bernardino is a preeminent center of intellectual and cultural activity in Inland Southern California. Opened in 1965 and set at the foothills of the beautiful San Bernardino Mountains, the university serves more than 20,000 students each year and graduates about 4,000 students annually.
The "value added" by a CSUSB education ranks in the top 4 percent in the nation, according to the Collegiate Learning Assessment, a sequence of tests used by hundreds of colleges and universities nationwide that measure student learning in the freshman and then in the senior year. First-to-second year retention rates are third highest among all CSU campuses.
CSUSB reflects the dynamic diversity of the region and has the most diverse student population of any university in the Inland Empire, and it has the second highest African American and Hispanic enrollments of all public universities in California. Seventy percent of those who graduate are the first in their families to do so.
The university offers more than 70 traditional baccalaureate and master's degree programs, education credential and certificate programs, and a doctoral program. In recent years, CSUSB added its first doctorate (educational leadership), engineering program (computer science and engineering) and M.F.A. programs in creative writing and studio art/design. Every CSUSB academic program that is eligible has earned national accreditation. The university also is home to the California Professor of the Year (Stuart Sumida).
Cal State San Bernardino has seen records in enrollment, diversity of faculty and students, grant and contract funding, overhead funds, fundraising, and international programs development. CSUSB ranks as the second-safest among all 33 public universities in California.
Cal State San Bernardino is listed among the best colleges and universities in the western United States, according to The Princeton Review, Forbes and U.S. News and World Report, in their respective annual rankings. It also is part of the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, With Distinction – the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for its commitment to service-learning and civic engagement. In addition, it is a "Military Friendly School" according to G.I. Jobs. CSUSB's College of Business and Public Administration was named by European CEO Magazine as one of the four most innovative business schools in the U.S. and among the top 18 in the world. The Sierra Club named CSUSB one of "America's Coolest Schools." The university has an annual statewide economic impact of more than half a billion dollars, along with more than $32 million in yearly statewide tax revenue.
DEFINITION: Reporting to the Director of Facilities Planning, Design and Construction, the Associate Director of Facilities Planning Design and Construction is a key member of the Facilities Planning and Management leadership team. The Associate Director has oversight and management responsibility for the administrative and operational functions of the University's Capital Improvement Program managed by the Department of Facilities Planning, Design and Construction. The Associate Director is responsible for oversight and management of the department's capital project design, permitting and construction management program. The Associate Director will assist with the development of the University's annual capital development program, feasibility studies, conceptual planning, conceptual estimating, and architectural programming support of capital developments at the San Bernardino and Palm Desert campuses.
The Associate Director serves as the Campus Construction Administrator for all campus construction. Implements design guidelines, standards, and procedures. Oversees the accurate use of project 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. Collaborates in the development of long-term planning and annual submission of the University's 5 Year Capital Outlay Budget Change Proposal (COBCP) submittal.
Duties may include but are not limited to, the following:
Manages the Facilities Planning, Design and Construction administrative and professional project management staff including performance review, recruitment, training, and discipline.
Manages the construction documentation, bidding, and construction operations of the Facilities Planning Design and Construction department including: the management of professional and represented staff members, contractors, and vendor contracts.
Oversight of projects from design development, construction, close-out through warranty period;
Assists with the development and project compliance with the University's Master Plan, compliance with California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), including State Clearinghouse filings, Negative Declarations, and oversight of consultant prepared Environmental Impact Reports;
Assists with the preparation of Request for Qualifications (RFQ) and Request for Proposals (RFP) for consultants and design professionals;
Manages the department process for project bidding, construction and renovation contracts; assists with administering such contracts;
Assists in collaborating with the Academic Colleges, Academic Affairs, campus auxiliaries, Facilities Management, the campus community, and Chancellor's Office in the development and publication of the University's annual 5-year Capital Program, infrastructure, and deferred maintenance projects.
Assists with development of project budgets and monitoring of expenditures assist with managing over $200 million dollars in capital project budgets; and
Performs other duties and special projects as assigned.
The University seeks an action-oriented and hands-on manager who has a high level of energy. Honesty and integrity, perseverance and compassion for others are important qualities in the next Associate Director.
The successful candidate will have the following Education and Experience:
The applicant must possess a bachelor's degree, preferably in architecture, construction management, engineering, or a related field.
Equivalent to six years of experience in architectural planning and design work for a broad variety of building types.
Experience with utilization or implementation of IT systems to streamline day-to-day operations and services to manage campus construction project delivery and improve customer service.
Experience creating a highly responsive, customer-oriented portfolio of facilities-related services.
The successful candidate will have the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Knowledge of construction procedures and bidding processes.
Knowledge of purchasing, personnel, accounting, and budget processes.
Knowledge of safety, environmental, energy, ADA, and Federal and State regulatory requirements.
Knowledge of state and local safety, fire, construction, and public access regulations experience, and an understanding of blueprints and building codes.
Ability to organize work effectively and exercise independent judgment.
Demonstrated experience successfully working with a diverse range of people and to establish and maintain effective work relationships with students, faculty, staff, and the public.
Effective communicator, who can communicate with support staff and campus leadership.
Ability to use a personal computer and other office equipment.
Experience with planning, design, construction, renovation, and over a variety of construction delivery methods, is preferred.
Experience in construction management in a higher education setting is preferred.
Experience in conceptual capital project budgeting and scheduling, project planning, design, and project development is desired.
Experience and knowledge of physical and environmental planning and with specific knowledge of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) is desired.
Direct experience in the management and supervision of consultants and/or professional staff direct reports in higher education capital program planning and management, preferably for a large institution is preferred.
Physical Requirements: Must be able to lift, lower, push, and pull loads ranging in weight from 5-60 lbs.; must be able to carry loads ranging from 20-50 lbs. for distances up to 20 feet; must be capable of kneeling, reaching overhead, climbing stairs and ladders, walking, twisting, stooping, and bending; depending upon the project, employee may spend 20-50% of day sitting, 20-50% of day standing, 20-50% of day walking.
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.
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, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.
This position may be "Designated" under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information: http://hrd.csusb.edu/conflictInterest.html
This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096)
Additional Salary Information: Depends on Qualifications
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, as 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.