Job Number: 30598907 Full/Part Time: Full Time Schedule: 8AM - 5PM Salary: $87,300 - $163,300
Position Information The Office of Planning, Design & 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 Senior Project Manager organizes, plans, and controls the design and construction effort. This may involve 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 Senior 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 Senior Project Manager is $87,300 - $163,300 annually. However, the expected pay scale for this position is up to $130,000 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 Specific education in Engineering or Architecture fields, or related discipline. Preferred
License Requirement California Architectural License Preferred California Licensed Engineer Preferred LEED Accrediation Preferred Valid Driver License Required
Experience Requirement 6 - 10 years of related experience. Required 5 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 Experience developing conceptual cost estimates. Preferred
Minimum Requirements Special Condition Requirement Hired candidate must successfully pass a background check through the DOJ and FBI prior to appointment start date. Required Occasional travel required for business related meetings, conferences, events, etc. Required Must possess or obtain a Valid CA Driver License in accordance with the California Department of Motor Vehicles. Required Ability to operate university vehicles for business and operational needs. Required Travel Outside of Normal Business Hours Required Travel Required
Preferred Qualifications Advanced written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills, including highly effective negotiation skills and highly developed political acumen. Advanced knowledge of building and construction, design, construction contract administration and California Building Codes, including advanced understanding of industry practices, or deep expertise in a highly specialized and critical discipline. 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. Knowledge of project management processes for minor and major capital projects with an institute of higher education or similar environments including, but not limited to, research laboratories, instructional space, residential facilities and infrastructure projects. 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. 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. Advanced analytical, organizational and problem recognition/avoidance/resolution skills. Advanced knowledge in one or more complex, technical areas of construction, such as mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, other infrastructure or specialty fields. Advanced ability to manage contractors and maintain compliance to the agreed-upon scope of work and budget. Advanced project management skills to effectively manage highly complex projects, or highly specialized and critical project component.
Additional Information Knowledge of Division of State Architect (DSA) and State Fire Marshal (SFM) code and policy requirements for higher educational construction
Advanced knowledge of the organization, including its infrastructure, rules, regulations, policies and short and long range strategic building plans.
Familiarity with UCR, including its infrastructure, rules, regulations, policies and short and long strategic building plans.
Related experience and/or knowledge of U.C. Policy and Procedure related to facilities, planning, design and construction.