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Senior Project Manager

Company: Regents of the University of California
Location: Riverside
Posted on: September 17, 2022

Job Description:

**Requisition ID 27012976 Senior Project Manager (FAC PROJECT MGT SPEC 4) is a ladder recruitment with Requisition ID 27023121 Project Manager 3 (FAC PROJECT MGT SPEC 3)**

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. ** A cover letter is required upon submission of application and resume. The hiring budget for this position is up to a maximum of $137,980**.



**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 Specific education in Architecture or Engineering fields, or related discipline. Preferred Licenses License Requirement Valid Driver License Required LEED Accrediation Preferred California Licensed Engineer Preferred California Architectural License Preferred Experience 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 Special Conditions Special Condition Requirement Hired candidate must successfully pass a background check through the DOJ and FBI prior to appointment start date. Required Occassional 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 Required Travel Outside of Normal Business Hours Required Advanced analytical, organizational and problem recognition/avoidance/resolution skills.
Knowledge of project management 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.
Knowledge of Division of State Architect (DSA) and State Fire Marshal (SFM) code and policy requirements for higher educational construction.
Familiarity with design and construction contracts, contract law, public contracting code, and construction claims procedures. Ability to draft modifications to standard agreements consistent with Regent policy and in coordination with legal counsel.
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 ability to manage contractors and maintain compliance to the agreed-upon scope of work and budget.
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.
Advanced knowledge of the organization, including its infrastructure, rules, regulations,policies and short and long range strategic building plans.
Advanced written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills, including highly effective negotiation skills and highly developed political acumen.
Advanced project management skills to effectively manage highly complex projects, or highly specialized and critical project component.
Preferred Qualifications Related experience and/or knowledge of University of California Capital Building Programs.

Related experience and/or knowledge of U.C. Policy and Procedure related to facilities, planning, design and construction.

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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