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Capital Program Management (CPM) is the primary service provider at the University of California, San Diego, charged with the implementation of a +/- $3.2 Billion Capital Program transforming the physical landscape of the campus with the integration of the Light Rail Transit and expanded infrastructure, housing, academic and research buildings, and mixed-use facilities to address future enrollment growth demands aimed at ensuring enhanced student experience, cultivating an inclusive and diverse community, expanding our research prowess and impact, improving the delivery of advanced healthcare and enrich our community.
Under general direction of their assigned Senior Director, this position is accountable to deliver projects within their assigned program (a suite of separate but related projects, managed by both in-house and consulting project managers) that are on schedule, within budget, high quality, sustainable, cost effective, and appropriate to the client's needs.
The Program Manager is responsible to their assigned Senior Director and the Assistant Vice Chancellor - Capital Program Management for strategic management of architecture design and construction matters relating to the physical development of campus or health system properties within their assigned program, ensuring compliance with codes and other governmental requirements for public health and safety. The Program Manager is the intermediary resource for coordination of all architectural functions for both new construction and major and minor renovation projects.
In addition to program management responsibilities, the individual will organize, plan, and control the design and construction effort of individual projects. This may involve selecting professional design staff; coordinating the activities of clients, design professionals (architect, engineers, etc.), contractors, inspectors, and others associated with the project; monitoring project progress, cost, and quality; resolving problems that arise in the project; working with state agency officials to ensure compliance and safety.
Communicating with project stakeholders on campus/medical centers regarding program, budget, schedule and construction impact. Completing and warranting the project to department and University specifications. Provide guidance on use of web based capital project management and construction management software. Responsible for implementation of capital projects. Provide administrative oversight for teams of project managers with emphasis on daily operations and functions, ensuring that project progress and completion is within budget and time constraints.
A Bachelor's Degree; and/or equivalent experience/training in architecture, engineering, urban design, city planning, or landscape architecture. A Master's Degree preferred.
Proven working knowledge of Building Code, Title-24 and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements, Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD), Division of State Architect (DSA) and State Fire Marshal (SFM) code and policy requirements for hospital construction.(Medical Center only).
Excellent leadership and managerial skills necessary to simultaneously direct several large internal and external professional teams working on unique and technically difficult projects in a complex administrative environment.
Demonstrated ability and knowledge to provide technical advice on construction practices, methods and procedures, and to prepare drawings and specifications for major building projects.
Strong working knowledge of architectural, engineering, and construction practices. Professional design experience to effectively direct and review the preparation of design and construction documents, review and approve contractor submittals, and to effectively resolve field problems during construction.
Skill to effectively negotiate terms, conditions and costs related to design professional contracts and construction change orders. Demonstrated financial skills to prepare, monitor, and manage detailed project budgets, evaluate independent cost estimates, and review and approve payment requests.
Proven familiarity with design and construction contracts, contract law, public contracting code, and construction claims procedures. Ability to draft modifications to standard agreements consistent with Regental Policy a
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