Job Number: 30599540 Full/Part Time: Full Time Schedule: 8AM - 5PM Salary: $78,700 - $145,100
Position Information The Office of Planning, Design and Construction manages the programming, design, and construction of new and remodeled major and minor capital projects, with an active project load of over $1.1 billion. This position is accountable to the campus to provide projects that are on schedule, within budget, high quality, sustainable, cost effective, and appropriate to the client's needs. The Project Manager organizes, plans, and controls the design and construction efforts for multiple projects typically under $5M, and frequently involving renovations to space and/or upgrades to campus infrastructure. This entails: selecting professional design staff; coordinating the activities of clients, design professionals (architects, 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 regarding program, budget, schedule and construction impact; and completing and warranting the project to department and University specifications. The Project Manager contributes to the unit's success by offering ideas that improve process, morale, technical expertise, customer service and the general betterment of PD&C.
Please Note: This position is designated as a Career Ladder recruitment, which means the hiring department can recruit and fill this role at different levels within the position classification series. The position is currently posted as Senior Project Manager (FAC PROJECT MGT SPEC 4; job code 000364; Recruitment ID: 30598907) or Project Manager (PLNG SPEC 3; Job Code: 007078; Recruitment ID: 30599540). Applicants are encouraged to review both positions to determine the best match to your skills. All applicants will be assessed based on the minimum requirements for the recruitment for which they applied. If you wish to be considered in both applicant pools or are unsure of which level to apply to, please apply for both positions.
The full salary range for the Project Manager is $78,700 - $145,100 annually. However, the expected pay scale for this position is up to $107,000 annually. We base salary offers on a variety of considerations, such as education, licensure and certifications, experience, and other business and organizational needs.
Applicants must have current work authorization when accepting a UCR staff position. Currently, we are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa for staff.
As a university employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.
Education Education Requirements
Degree Requirement Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required
License Requirement Valid Driver License Required
Certification Requirement California Architectural License Preferred California Licensed Engineer Preferred LEED Accreditation Preferred
Experience Requirement 4 - 7 years of related experience. Required 3 years of Project Management experience with minor and major capital projects within an institute of higher education or similar environments including, but not limited to, research laboratories, instructional space, residential facilities and infrastructure projects. Preferred
Minimum Requirements Special Condition Requirement Must possess or obtain a Valid CA Driver License in accordance with the California Department of Motor Vehicles. Required Occasional travel for university related business meetings, conferences and/or professional development. Required Hired candidate must successfully pass a background check through the DOJ and FBI prior to appointment start date. Required
Preferred Qualifications Thorough working knowledge of building and construction, design, construction contract administration and California Building Codes, including full understanding of industry practices. Proven ability to manage contractors and maintain compliance to the agreed-upon scope of work and budget. Thorough skills in problem recognition/avoidance/resolution. Knowledge and 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. Thorough project management skills, including skill to manage complex projects. Excellent computer skills and knowledge of various computer software programs including, but not limited to MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Outlook and Outlook calendar, and construction project management software. Thorough organizational and analytical skills including skill to provide high quality control. Detail oriented to accurately proof contracts and other documents. 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 and in coordination with legal counsel. Thorough written, verbal and interpersonal communications skills including high level political acumen. Knowledge of project management for minor and major capital projects within an institute of higher education or similar environments including, but not limited to, research laboratories, instructional space, residential facilities and infrastructure projects.
Additional Information Knowledge of Division of State Architect (DSA) and State Fire Marshal (SFM) code and policy requirements for higher educational construction.
Thorough knowledge of the organization, including its infrastructure and short and long range strategic building plans.
Related experience and/or knowledge of University of California Capital Building Programs.
Related experience and/or knowledge of U.C. Policy and Procedure related to facilities, planning, design and construction.