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POST DATE 9/18/2016
END DATE 10/9/2016

University of California - San Diego San Diego, CA

San Diego, CA
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Bachelors Degree


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Commensurate with Experience


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Days, 8 hrs/day, Monday-Friday


Filing Deadline: FRI 10/7/2016

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 9/21/16 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor. Eligible Disability Counseling and Consulting services (DCC) or Special Selection clients should contact their Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor for assistance.


Facilities Design & Construction manages the programming, design, and construction of new and remodeled major and minor capital projects for the Campus and Health System, with an active project load of over $1.6 Billion. Under general direction of either the Senior Director of Project Management for the Campus or the Health System, 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 the Director and the Assistant Vice Chancellor, Campus Architect, Facilities Design and Construction, 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.

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.



College degree in Architecture and substantial directly relevant related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Demonstrated 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.

Demonstrated working knowledge of architectural, engineering, and construction practices. Familiarity with California and applicable building codes and regulations; and 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.

Demonstrated skill to effectively negotiate terms, conditions and costs related to design professional contracts and construction change orders.

Demonstrated 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.

Demonstrated working knowledge of standard design and construction sequences and durations necessary to prepare, monitor, and manage detailed project schedule.

Demonstrated superior written communication skills to prepare clear, concise and professional reports and correspondence.

Demonstrated working knowledge of current project and construction costs and experience with industry standard cost estimating systems. Financial skills to prepare, monitor, and manage detailed project budgets, evaluate independent cost estimates, and review and approve payment requests.

Demonstrated construction administration experience and skills to monitor contractor operations for conformance to contract documents and applicable codes, review and negotiate contractor claims, oversee work of inspectors and testing agencies, and actively assist contractor and design team in the resolution of technical and procedural problems.

Ability to promote, develop and maintain cooperative relationships with people from diverse backgrounds including University Personnel and the public.

Excellent interpersonal, oral communication, and negotiation skills to establish and maintain effective and cooperative relationships with faculty committees, campus and university administrators, campus departmental stakeholders, permitting agencies, budget and funding authorities, architectural and engineering consultants, contractors, and suppliers.

Excellent computer skills and knowledge of various computer software programs including but not limited to MS Office, Outlook, and Ebuilder Project Management.

Ability to effectively present project/program design and status issues to client groups. Ability to work effectively with user departments and be responsive to their needs.



LEED Accreditation

Thorough knowledge of UC Green Building and Clean Energy Policy

Demonstrated working knowledge of California 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).

Possession of a current Architectural/Engineering License.



DOJ/FBI Live Scan background clearances required.

Must possess and maintain valid California Driver License.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: