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Assistant Director of Campus Planning

Company: Regents of the University of California
Location: Riverside
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:



** Please note: UC Riverside career employees in the Planning, Design, & Construction department who have passed their probationary period will receive priority consideration for this position. If a qualified pool of candidates from the campus is not identified, qualified candidates from the UC system, or external candidates may be considered at the discretion of the hiring department. **

Under the direction of the Campus Architect/ AVC, the Assistant Director of Campus Planning supervises and manages the work assignments of professional campus planning staff, including capital, physical, and environmental planning, and also works closely with the other departments within Planning, Design, & Construction. Also leads planning efforts, and oversees consultant teams for a variety of programmatic and physical planning studies and activities to support campus planning objectives, as well as evaluating and analyzing data related to programmatic, physical and environmental planning issues to develop options for physical development. This position advises the Campus Architect/AVC in assessing and prioritizing campus capital needs and responding to directives related to the capital program. Provide staff support and technical expertise for committees related to physical and environmental planning issues. Representing the unit as needed on campus, university-wide and external agency settings, and City of Riverside, as appropriate.


As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment. EducationEducation Requirements Degree Requirement Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required Master's degree in Architecture, Landscape Architecture, City Planning or other planning-related field. Preferred Experience Experience Requirement 6 - 10 years of related experience. Required Previous supervisory/managerial experience. Preferred Special Conditions Special Condition Requirement Must successfully pass a background check through the DOJ and FBI. Required Solid skills to quickly evaluate complex issues and identify resolution.
Broad knowledge of architecture, urban design, city planning or landscape architecture, including solid knowledge of building design or planning in a large-scale public or institutional setting.
Broad knowledge/skills in human and fiscal resources administration, including strong leadership and problem recognition/avoidance/resolution skills.
Demonstrated organizational, analytical, written and interpersonal communication skills, including strong negotiating skills and highly developed political acumen.
Solid organizational and customer service skills to effectively manage multiple priorities.
Solid knowledge of common computer application programs.
Demonstrated skills in employee supervision and HR administration.
Solid interpersonal communication skills to include verbal and written, active listening, critical thinking, persuasiveness, advising and counseling skills.
Preferred Qualifications Demonstrated skills to effectively motivate others.

Broad knowledge of planning, design, construction, environmental issues, legal issues, federal, state and local laws, regulations and practices governing planning, and state/federal legislative processes.

Solid knowledge/skill in comprehensive complex planning operations management.

Ability to understand and analyze UC capital policy and process to determine approval requirements for capital program and projects and manage preparation of supporting documentation.

Additional Information In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.


  • UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.

  • UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020

  • UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.

  • Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019

  • Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings

  • UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.


    The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview General Campus Information University of California, Riverside
    900 University Ave.
    Riverside , CA 92521
    Tel: (951) 827-1012

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