Director, Capital Project Management
This position is an Administrator III in the California State University Management Personnel Plan (MPP), reporting to the Associate Vice President of Capital Planning, Design, and Construction (CPDC)
Capital Project Management oversees capital projects and construction. We work with the California State University, the Office of the Chancellor, and state and local agencies to develop major and minor capital construction projects in support of the university community. The department is committed to providing quality construction in a timely and professional manner.
Monday to Friday; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Anticipated Hiring Range*
$10,416.67 - $10,833.33 per month ($125,000-130,000 annually)
Salary is commensurate with experience.
Under the general direction of the Associate Vice President for Capital Planning Design & Construction (AVP-CPDC), the Director (D-CPM) is expected to exercise significant independent judgement in the management of capital project planning, design and construction for the University. Working in collaboration with the Executive Director of Planning & Design and the Director of Construction and Inspection Services, the D-CPM is accountable for directing the day-to-day functions of the CPM office including: overall employee supervision of professional staff; developing and implementing Major and Minor Capital Outlay, Minor Alteration, and Hazardous Material Abatement projects, directing these projects from design and contract documents preparation, construction and occupancy; maintaining continual and timely communication with the client's representative (user), planning group, and the design team; planning, leading, organizing and implementing project-related work for high quality construction projects, delivering projects on schedule and within prescribed budgets. Incumbent is responsible for ensuring that CPM projects are in compliance with all applicable Federal, State, CSU and Campus guidelines, standards, policies, and procedures for procurement, contract development and management, employee management, and building codes, as well as, campus sustainability goals and objectives.
Under the general direction of the Associate Vice President Capital Planning Design & Construction, who also serves as the Campus senior building official, the Director of Project Management (D-CPM) ensures overall compliance of capital projects with building codes, seismic, ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act), CEQA (California Environmental Quality Act), sustainability and any other building and infrastructure requirements.
The incumbent in this position will be responsible for:
- Communicating regularly with Associate Vice President on all projects¿ status, changes, challenges, or issues.
- Providing leadership and guidance in the project implementation process to ensure effective transitions of projects from planning to design, bidding, construction and occupancy phases, working in close collaboration with the Executive Director of Planning & Design (P&D) and the Director of Construction and Inspection Services (CIS).
- Leading a team of in-house project managers in CPM, and consulting architects, engineers, cost estimators, construction inspectors, and construction managers.
- Initiating and coordinating special/feasibility studies, cost analyses and other facilities planning and construction data and reports, including maintaining and updating campus Facilities Condition Assessments to inform project scoping.
- Determining fees and scopes of services, preparing contract documents for capital projects in compliance with applicable processes, codes and regulations; and managing the administration of all aspects of these contracts.
- Effectively and professionally managing projects teams consisting of the university staff, consultants and contractors to ensure projects adhere to qualitative and quantitative goals, including schedule and budget performance.
- Communicating timely with client (user), P&D and CIS staff for reviews, approvals and decisions to ensure that changes in scope, program information, client decisions or requirements are accounted for and required negotiations affecting design or construction contracts are conducted to address such changes.
- Preparing and monitoring project schedules and budgets, reconciling adjustments as necessary.
- Coordinating and conducting in a timely manner all design reviews with designers, cost estimator, project inspector, and consultants, arranging for timely submission of documents to the Office of State Fire Marshal, Department of State Architects, and Seismic and Mechanical Review Board for review and approval.
- Arranging for the timely submission of all documents for in-house and progress review and approval, distributing submittals for administrative and academic department review, and coordinating all review comments.
- Completing closeout project reports in concert with the Construction Manager, preparing project history data including post construction evaluation, construction cost analysis, special design features, evaluation feedback for future projects and other pertinent data and reports.
- In consultation with the Director of Construction and Inspection Services and under the guidance of the AVP-CPDC, the incumbent is responsible for the development and implementation of a modern project management system that enables consistent tracking and reporting of the progress of major capital projects from the commencement of design through occupancy and closeout.
- Incumbent is responsible for team building, staff training and mentoring of department employees in data, administrative and project management positions.
- Managing the certification process of Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) to ensure construction meets LEED certification requirements.
The incumbent in this position must possess a combination of a college degree in engineering, architecture or related field and 10 (ten) years of professional experience, or such additional experience as deemed appropriate in lieu of a professional degree. Demonstrated experience supervising professional project management personnel. Incumbent must know Microsoft and Adobe Software, possess a working knowledge of project management and scheduling software systems. A professional California license in architecture, engineering, or architect required.
A thorough working knowledge of the methods, practices, and procedures of construction, design, and preparation of construction budgets and schedules, together with the ability to relate technical problems of construction and cost estimate development to long and short-term capital needs is desirable. A working knowledge of Revit, BIM, AutoCAD, and other facility design and three-dimensional modelling software systems is preferred. Master¿s degree in related field preferred.
This position requires successful completion of a background check.
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We offer a competitive compensation package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Pension, 401k, Healthcare Savings Account, Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, Vacation and Sick Leave as well as State Holidays and a dynamic Fee Waiver program, all geared towards the University's commitment to attract, motivate and retain our employees.