Senior Director of Planning, Design, & Construction
Classification: Administrator III Department Name: Campus Planning Job Number: MB2019-EC2503 Status: Open Until Filled Priority Screening Date: 05/05/2019 Recruitment Status: Apply today! Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
Position Description: Powered by an inspiring Vision Statement, California State University, Monterey Bay (WWW.CSUMB.EDU) is a comprehensive, mid-sized four-year university whose staff and faculty help transform student lives by emphasizing project-based learning, requiring service learning, and promoting multicultural and global perspectives on and beyond the campus community. CSUMB is both an MSI and HSI and has a vibrant, diverse student body of nearly 7000 students and growing. Our faculty and staff, many of whom live in campus housing, appreciate living and working about one mile from the shores of the beautiful Monterey Bay. As one of the 23 campuses in the California State University (CSU) system, we offer excellent benefits, including housing, and competitive salaries for our faculty and staff. During our 25th Silver Anniversary Celebration in 2019-20, we will complete two major building projects: the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences and the Student Union. By 2030, CSUMB's sustainability initiative is to be carbon neutral.
PURPOSE: Reporting to the Associate Vice President for Facilities Management, the Senior Director of Planning, Design, and Construction provides leadership and administrative oversight for the functional areas related to planning, design, construction of capital projects, energy and utilities, and sustainability. The incumbent is charged with creating a top-performing team that enhances the customer experience.
ESSENTIALDUTIESANDRESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to, the following:
Supervises and mentors planning, design and construction team staff. Establishes expectations, goals and objectives. Evaluates and prioritizes work assignments and associated financial resource allocation. Ensures the professional development of staff members. Works with the Associate Vice President to develop and implement policies and procedures. Serves as the campus administrator and the liaison to the Chancellor's Office in the coordination of programs/projects with the CSU system Office of Capital Planning, Design, and Construction.
Capital Projects: Directs development of short- and long-term planning and annual submission of the University's Capital Outlay Program (e.g., Five-Year Facilities Renewal and Capital Improvement Plan). Creates and oversees a collaborative process that identifies and prioritizes all projects included in the 5-year CIP, minor capital and deferred maintenance budgets. Identifies and oversees pursuit of extra funding (including but not limited to public-private partnerships, grants, donor events etc.) required to build the most innovative and sustainable projects. Collaborates and partners closely with Facilities Services and Operations Department on project life-cycle costing through planning, design, and construction and maintenance phases. Functions as the liaison between the campus and the CSU Chancellor's Oce. Ensure compliance with California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), including oversight of consultant-prepared Environmental Impact Reports.
Stakeholder/Client Engagement: Manages stakeholder engagement and development of project scopes. Represents campus end-users, project clients, campus technical staff, and the university community on all assigned capital projects. Ensures all project scopes reflect approved stakeholder input and ensures decision-making process documentation.
Major Plan/Project Development: Oversees development of project feasibility studies and resulting projects into the CIP. Translates project specific and campus wide visions into prioritized capital projects that are consistent with the long-term Master Plan goals. Ensures all projects and plans help the campus reach climate neutrality and that the appropriate plans are in place. Manages plan creation as necessary.
Planning Processes Creation and Outreach: Oversee the implementation of an official, clear and transparent planning and approval process for all physical campus projects. Ensures projects are initiated in and receive review and approval. Creates and oversees an internal integrated planning, design and construction process that clearly defines responsibilities, review and approval periods and timelines. Collaborates with the key stakeholders, such as academic colleges, independent auxiliaries and corporation, and Chancellor's Office in the development and recommendations of campus projects for approval.
Space Planning: Provides vision and leadership in the development of the University Physical Space Plan. Oversees development of the campus physical space needs and feasibility studies for major capital projects. Oversees the databases and information systems necessary to assess needs, make project decisions and produce reports.
Energy and Utilities: Ensures technical, programmatic, and administrative support for the University's energy efficiency planning and operations, including development of utilities budget information, status reporting, and all utility infrastructure planning and development; and formulates and administers energy and utility policies and programs. Ensures effective collaborations and partnerships across the University; and facilitates alignment and strengthens synergies between planning, design, construction, maintenance and operations, and other campus departments.
Sustainability: Provides strategic oversight of the sustainability policies and programs, and the activities and budget of the Sustainability Office.
Oversees architectural and engineering consultant contract scope of work/request for proposal development and that work implementation is consistent with initial project definition and campus plans, goals and aesthetics. Identifies and provides Planning and Design project reviews and approvals at key points from conception through commissioning. Ensures cohesive aesthetic and design implemented throughout the campus physical environment.
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.
Ensure campus design guidelines and standards are continuously updated and made available to architectural and engineering consultants and the Facilities Management Department.
Architect/Engineering/Contractor Selection - Ensure that the University Architect develops the architect/consultant Request for Proposal/Qualifications and interview selection criteria to help the campus best achieve project scope.
Responsible for all construction projects. Oversees architectural and engineering consultant contract scope of work/request for proposal development and that work implementation is consistent with initial project definition and campus plans, goals and aesthetics. Identifies and provides Planning and Design project reviews and approvals at key points from conception through commissioning. Ensures cohesive aesthetic and design implemented throughout the campus physical environment.
Manages the preparation of Request for Qualifications (RFQ) and Request for Proposal (RFP) for consultants and design professionals. Supervises the negotiations and bids for construction and renovation contracts, and administers the contracts.
Provides input on budget development for the Planning and Design functional areas. Manages assigned budget for the Planning and Design team and ensures compliance with University policies. Allocates resources to meet competing and changing priorities or needs of projects/programs within the Planning and Design functional areas.
Participates in university task forces and special projects as required.
Performs other job-related duties and special projects as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Thorough knowledge of: work experience in department functions. Strong oral and written communication skills. Excellent customer service and public relations skills. Leadership and management skills to lead project committees and manage large and complex professional teams.
Ability to: learn, interpret and apply a wide variety of Federal, State, and University regulations, policies and procedures independently, and use judgment and discretion to act when precedents do not exist. Anticipates the impact of office administration problems and solutions on other areas; analyzes operational and procedural problems and develops, recommends and evaluates proposed solutions. Analyzes budgetary data, and makes accurate projections requiring some inference. Writes and presents own reports. Effectively handles interpersonal interactions at all levels. Uses negotiation and persuasion skills verbally and in writing in a professional and tactful manner to achieve results and expedite projects. The incumbent must have sound judgment, creativity, management and problem solving skills, as well as excellent customer skills, written, oral and interpersonal skills.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelors degree from an accredited four-year college or university. Ten years of full-time progressively responsible senior management experience involving facilities planning and management, engineering, design and construction, developing and managing budgets, and space management. Ability to: assemble and lead cross-campus/divisional collaborations and partnerships; conduct presentations to campus stakeholders; and act decisively under stressful situations. Demonstrated interest and ability to work in a multicultural/ multiethnic environment.
Preferred Qualifications: Masters degree in related field from an accredited college or university. Experience in higher education environment.
Special Conditions of Employment:
All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check (including a criminal records check).
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.
This position will have a duty to report to the Campus Title IX Officer information pertaining to victims of sex discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, dating/domestic violence, and stalking as required by CSU Executive Order 1095.
This position has been designated as a sensitive position with responsibility for the care, safety and security of people (including children and minors), animals and CSU property; authority to commit financial resources of the university through contracts greater than $10,000; access to and responsibility for detailed personally identifiable Level 1 confidential information about students, faculty, staff or alumni that is protected, personal or sensitive as defined in the CSU Information Security Data Classification Standards and control over campus business processes, either through functional roles or system security access.
This position is designated as a Campus Security Authority, will be required to participate in annual training, and to immediately forward to the Clery Compliance Officer all reports of Clery Act crimes brought to their attention.
This position is a designated position in the California State Universitys Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position is required to file a Statement of Economic Interest subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission.
Must possess and maintain a valid license to drive in the State of California, pass the Defensive Training Class, and be insurable under the Universitys liability coverage.
May require occasional evenings and/or weekend work.
Office environment with standard equipment and tasks. Position requires working at a computer and desk for extended periods of time.
Compensation and Benefits: Budgeted annual salary for this position is $135,000. This is a management level position with an attractive benefits package, which includes: a vacation accrual rate of 16 hours per month; an excellent choice of medical, dental and vision insurance; long term disability coverage; life insurance; educational incentives; and retirement benefits. For further information, please visit: Management Personnel Plan. The University Corporation at CSU Monterey Bay also provides access to affordable campus housing, Employee Housing.
For full consideration, applicants must submit the required online applications prior to the documents by the priority screen date. For assistance or if you require an accommodation, please call (831) 582-3389. For computer/online access you may visit the Tanimura & Antle Family Memorial Library (map). Please check the links provided for the respective hours.
CSU Monterey Bay is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to: Age, Disability, Race or Ethnicity, Gender, Gender Identity or Expression, Nationality, Religion, Sexual Orientation, Genetic Information, Veteran or Military Status.
All employees must be eligible for employment in the U.S.
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