CM Executive Management, Program Management, Project Management
POSITION OVERVIEW: Under the general direction of the Vice Chancellor Resource Management and Planning, the Associate Vice Chancellor for CPM is responsible for establishing the strategic direction and overall management of major construction for all campus and medical center capital projects and acts as professional advisor to the Vice Chancellor-Resource Management and Planning, Chancellor, Regents, as requested, and other University officials on matters relating to the design, construction, and cost containment of facilities.
The Associate Vice Chancellor, CPM exercises management responsibilities over the following areas: Architectural and Engineering Design Services, Construction Administration, and Contracts and Fiscal Management Services. Direct the design, construction, administration and fiscal management activities and assure compliance of campus facilities with codes and other governmental requirements for public health and safety. Develop and utilize innovative delivery techniques as appropriate to deliver facilities in as expedient and cost efficient manner as is practical. Manage all activities associated with Contract Administration and Fiscal Management Services in support of the capital program.
Directs through subordinate managers multiple large and complex critical business units impacting broad constituencies across major portions of the organization. Identifies objectives, manages human, financial, and physical resources, and functions with an extremely high degree of autonomy. Determine, develop and ensure the implementation of wide ranging fiscal controls and accountability measures for cost containment and identification of required project enhancements such as customer requested and approved equipment changes that impact infrastructure and cost. Accountable for formulating and overseeing the implementation of operational policies for major business functions. Operational performance can affect overall organization-wide performance and reputation. Directs through subordinate managers the development of strategic goals and objectives to achieve accountability and stewardship of university resources in a manner consistent with campus objectives and initiatives.
Expert 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, financial, budgeting and cost management skills, including interacting with and synthesizing widely divergent viewpoints and interests. • A minimum of 15+ years of progressively responsible experience, at least 10 of which are at the management level, and a successful track record in construction contracting and management in research universities, hospitals or similar large scale facility environments, urban planning, and/or capital program development.
Expert knowledge of the organization, including its vision, mission, goals, achievements and short and long range strategic plans including capital projects planning and development. • Demonstrated conceptual and analytical skills, and technical expertise necessary to assess complex, technical, operational and performance design/construction issues and make recommendations for resolution.
Expert skills to lead, direct and manage personnel including selection, training, evaluating and, as required, taking corrective action. • Exceptional leadership, collaboration, communication, and customer service skills.• A demonstrated embrace of diversity within the immediate workforce while serving a very diverse community.• Strong supervisory skills with the ability to act within personnel guidelines and in the best interest of the employee, department and organization.• Ability to effectively hire, motivate, organize, and supervise employees.
Expert written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills, including skill to work effectively with multiple constituencies to advance organizational objectives. • Advanced writing skills. Demonstrated outstanding verbal communication and presentation skills to effectively interact with all segments of the campus community, customers, key stakeholders and public agencies.
Demonstrated extensive project and/or construction management work experience and ability to manage the construction of multi-year, large, complex facilities projects.
Thorough knowledge of complex facility operations, as well as engineering and architectural systems and applicable codes, standards, and regulations in a university, hospital, or research laboratory environment.
Demonstrated experience with strategic planning and business process design; knowledgeable in the theories of project management and process performance measurement. Demonstrated experience in managing organizational change in a complex environment.
Demonstrated advanced, complex budget management skills. Demonstrated experience in projecting budget costs, coordinating multiple projects, adapting programmatic objectives to changes in resources, and establishing priorities as affected by budgetary issues to ensure on-time and on-budget delivery.
Demonstrated knowledge as evidenced through experience of Cost containment options value Engineering and methods to insure the best project for the lowest cost.
Superior negotiation and contract administration skills.
Exceptional interpersonal skills to effectively and professionally interact with a diverse university and external populations using tact and diplomacy, resourcefulness, good judgment, understanding, and persuasion.
Knowledge of sustainability principles and practices (as validated, for instance, by standing as a LEED Accredited Professional).
Degree in construction management, architecture, engineering, planning, project management or related field and/or a combination of education and experience. Graduate degree preferred.
DOJ/FBI background checks and clearances required prior to employment.
DMV clearances required prior to employment. Must possess and maintain a current California Driver License.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience.
Capital Program Management (CPM) is the primary service provider at the University of California, San Diego, charged with the implementation of a +/- $2 Billion Capital Program transforming the physical landscape of the campus with the integration of the Light Rail Transit and expanded infrastructure, housing, academic and research buildings, and mixed-use facilities to address future enrollment g...rowth demands aimed at ensuring enhanced student experience, cultivating an inclusive and diverse community, expanding our research prowess and impact, improving the delivery of advanced healthcare and enrich our community.
Responsibilities include oversight of all aspects of construction management and administration; project programming, planning and management; on-time and on-budget delivery of design and construction services which advance the mission, vision, and values of UC San Diego.
Capital Program Management is a comprehensive project management organization whose objectives are to complete all major capital projects for a multi-billion public research university program, on time, within budget, and to the satisfaction of its clients. The office is comprised of multiple functional units which include project management, engineering services, contract administration, fiscal management, and supporting administrative services. CPM is responsible for bidding and award of contracts, construction and contract document management, and utilizing a variety of project delivery methods to ensure the implementation of comprehensive project schedules and budget management commencing with preliminary planning through completion of construction and occupancy.