Associate Vice Chancellor - Campus Planning, Design and Construction Services
University of California Riverside
June 13, 2018
Commensurate with Experience
Full Time - Experienced
4 Year Degree
Oversees through subordinate managers one or more large, complex departments or business units with multiple functional disciplines/occupations, OR manages a program, regardless of size, that has critical impact upon the organization as a whole, such as most or all of a campus, medical center, UCOP or the UC System. Has significant responsibility for formulating and administering policies and programs, manages significant human, financial, and physical resources, and functions with a very high degree of autonomy. Oversees through subordinate managers the accountability and stewardship of department resources and the development of systems and procedures to protect organizational assets. Responsible for campus planning, design and construction services, usually in support of the implementation of capital projects. Leader in relations with other organizational units at high level. Determines and/or recommends staffing assignments for all planning, design and construction related services in support of campus land use planning and buildings/projects under design or construction. Provides administrative oversight for teams of planners, project managers, and building code official with emphasis on daily operations, functions, and ensuring that project progress and completion meets approved cost, schedule and program expectations. Determines development needs of all unit staff.Â
Responsible for the planning, design, construction, inspection/code, space utilization, contract and fiscal management and land use and capital programs for the UCR campus. Provides leadership on matters related to planning, design and construction, and on the design/build delivery of projects. Partners with campus management to lead the strategic and long range planning for development of future campus projects. Prepares and presents documentation for planning and design approval to Campus committees, design review boards, community groups, the Chancellor and Executive Staff, Office of the President Staff, the Board of Regents and the Legislature, as requested.
Minimum of 10 years of related experience.
Previous supervisory/managerial experience.
Experience leading activities, to include land use and facilities planning; and capital facility programming, design and delivery.
Direct experience in executing and completing major planning and capital projects within budget and on schedule.
Advanced financial, budgeting and cost management skills, including interacting with and synthesizing widely divergent viewpoints and interests. Strong team orientation and collaborative style; position requires an inclusive approach to engaging stakeholders across the campus in ways that lead to good business decisions and buy-in. Advanced knowledge of and experience in planning, design, construction, environmental issues, legal issues, federal, state and local laws, regulations and practices governing planning, building design and construction, state and federal legislative processes. Advanced written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills, including skill to work effectively with multiple constituencies to advance organizational objectives. Advanced organizational skills including skill in consistently and effectively meeting budget and time deadlines. Advanced skills to lead, direct and manage personnel including selection, training, evaluating and as required taking corrective action. Demonstrated ability to conduct complex analyses to provide essential information necessary for operational decision making. Demonstrated skill in developing, implementing, and evaluating performance metrics for projects ranging in size, complexity, innovation, and comprehensiveness. Demonstrated ability to manage a broad scope of projects, to coordinate the activities of various groups of planning and design professionals, and to interface with a wide range of people both within and outside the University system. Demonstrated ability to organize, set priorities, maintain tight schedules, and monitor project budgets. Proven ability to communicate effectively through verbal, written and graphic means. Ability to implement University policy and procedures related to planning and capital development.
Internal Number: 201804259464
About University of California Riverside
Located on nearly 1,200 scenic acres in Inland Southern California and distinguished by more than 60 years of high-impact research, UCR is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities. One of the most diverse, inclusive institutions within the prestigious 10 campus University of California system, UCR serves as an incubator of new knowledge, an engine of social mobility, and an economic powerhouse.
UCR’s three colleges offer a wide range of academic and research subjects: The Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering, with nine departments; The College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences, with 20 departments; and the College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, with 13 departments. We are home to four professional schools: School of Business, Graduate School of Education, School of Medicine, and School of Public Policy, as well as 23 interdisciplinary research centers.
Currently home to approximately 23,000 students and 1,100 institutional faculty, the campus is rapidly expanding. To support the addition of hundreds of new faculty and students, the first of two Multidisciplinary Research Buildings is already under constructio...n. New campus student housing, dining, retail, and recreational facilities will be added in the next few years. Explore more of our new developments.
UCR is also within easy driving distance of dozens of major cultural and recreations sites, as well as desert, mountain, and coastal destinations.