Recognized as one of the top 10 research universities worldwide, a culture of collaboration sparks discoveries that advance society and drive economic impact. Best practices, best people at the best place to work! Our team is looking to add an extremely creative individual as the next Senior Director, Real Estate Project Management. If you are a strategic leader with an innovative mind, we want you!
This position offers a hybrid work arrangement, which includes a combination of onsite and remote work.
This recruitment will remain open until filled. Initial application deadline: 3/15/2023.
The Senior Director of Real Estate Project Management is responsible to the Associate Vice Chancellor (AVC) for all procurement facilitation, design reviews and permitting issues relating to the physical development of all UC San Diego Real Estate projects. This effort includes, but is not limited to design reviews, construction and administration when concerned with design standards and permitting. Overall responsibilities also include work required to ensure compliance of campus facilities with codes and other governmental requirements for public health and safety. Serve as a member of Department Leadership team. Provide consultation on professional design and construction management practices and opportunities to the department, the campus, and the University of California system. This position is directly responsible for the coordination and communication with senior management and the development and implementation of departmental policy, procedures and processes related to project management.
The Senior Director is responsible for the 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. Implement, oversee and provide guidance of web-based capital program management and construction project management software. This position serves as representative to the Office of the President on campus design and construction matters at UC San Diego as well as the University representative to outside agencies, i.e. Department of State Architect (DSA), City of San Diego, and County of San Diego.
Bachelor's degree and/or an equivalent combination of experience/training in architecture, engineering, urban design or city planning. Master's degree preferred.
Thorough knowledge of and experience in planning, design, construction, environmental issues, legal issues, and federal, state and local laws, regulations and practices governing planning, building design and construction, and state and federal legislative processes. Technical knowledge of the processes involved with complex design reviews and construction activities.
Extensive experience, knowledge and ability to organize, direct and successfully implement project expertise of a large technically complex capital development program, including the skill to plan, organize, and direct work of professional and administrative staff engaged in the communication and facilitation of project reviews and approvals.
Excellent skills to lead, direct and manage personnel including selection, training, evaluating and, as required, taking corrective action. Strong demonstrated leadership, management and supervisory skills to effectively train and guide staff at all levels, delegate tasks, set performance standards, and evaluate performance. Ability to motivate staff and foster a cooperative working environment.
Extensive experience, knowledge and technical knowledge of the processes involved with design and construction activities. Knowledge of federal, state and local codes pertaining to design and construction and ability to provide technical advice based on sound understanding of construction principles and practice.
Thorough knowledge of California and industry building codes and regulations. Knowledge of Division of State Architect (DSA) and State Fire Marshal (SFM) code and policy requirements.
Expert knowledge and experience with building types: a broad array of facility types and their individual building systems, building codes and construction implications, including but not limited to research laboratories, classroom buildings, office buildings, parking garages, conference centers, dining facilities, student centers, theatres, music and art facilities, housing, conference centers, sports facilities, landscape projects, maintenance facilities, and transportation projects.
Expert knowledge and experience with institutional environment: fiscal year
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