Director for Campus Planning and Space Management

Seaside, CA
Feb 23, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
Other Executive Administration
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

February 22, 2017

Director for Campus Planning and Space Management

(Administrator III)


Apply Today!  Open until filled.  Application Screening Begins: 

Friday, March 24, 2017


Under the general supervision of the Associate Vice President (AVP) for Campus Planning and Development, the Director for Campus Planning and Space Management is responsible for the administration of campus planning and space management functions.  Primary responsibilities include process and policy development, campus master plan implementation, capital outlay planning, environmental planning review, feasibility studies, transportation, space management and functions as a liaison with local, state, and federal agencies. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to, the following:

  1. Works collaboratively with other Administration and Finance units in the implementation of all physical planning programs, particularly with Design and Construction, Facilities Services and Operations, Business and Finance, and University Development.  Working with the AVP, directly coordinates and communicates planning activities with other campus units, including Office of the President, Office of the Provost, Academic Deans, Student Affairs and University Development.  Facilitates campus and regional community input regarding University physical planning programs and space management activities.
  2. Works closely with the AVP for CPD and Director for Design and Construction to develop and implement the campus capital outlay program to include setting recommended priorities for the annual and five year programs, feasibility studies and program development, project justifications, budget development and coordination with the CSU Office of the Chancellor for all state and non-state funded projects.  Follow SUAM guidelines and coordinate with all entities for designing, budgeting and administration for all capital projects.
  3. Develop and implement transition strategies for the campus master plan to evolve from a conceptual program to specific development plans, to include system-level campus plans (e.g. transportation and traffic management plans, utility master plan, landscape master plan, etc.). Collaborates on the development of campus design guidelines and standards.  Ensures that the aesthetic of the campus and all projects are coherent with the master plan guidelines.
  4. Leads the discussion of relevant campus-wide issues in the areas of master planning and space management.  Provides analysis and evaluation of the academic and program growth relative to impacts on the Campus Strategic and Master Planning efforts.  Reviews projects with A&F project committee and makes recommendations to the Cabinet.  Participates in discussions of project development, design review and community planning & real estate development. 
  5. Assists in the development of departmental budget preparation.  Determines opportunities and priorities for pursuing local, state and federal grants in support of capital improvement projects including Federal Economic Development Administrative grants.  Prepares and coordinates capital improvements grant submittals.
  6. Oversees the campus’ Public Benefit Conveyances, Economic Development Conveyances and associated property transfers and environmental clean-up activities.  External agency coordination includes the U.S.  Army, U.S.  Department of Education and Fort Ord Reuse Authority (FORA).  Represents the University in community planning efforts (e.g. FORA committees, County committees, AMBAG, TAMC, community workshops, etc.).
  7. Oversees and supervises the implementation of and compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) for campus projects, to include determination of appropriate CEQA process, management of consulting firms and contracts, coordination of CSU Capital Planning, Design and Construction staff, CSU General Counsel, local, state and federal agencies, and the public. 

Other Functions:

  1. Perform other job-related duties and special projects as assigned.


Thorough knowledge of the methods, practices and procedures of campus planning; budget preparation and control techniques; knowledge of state and non-state funding sources to support educational construction and equipment programs, and implementation of model management and administrative techniques related to the supervision and direction of a diverse work force.  Ability to make effective decisions and perform a variety of administrative duties; ability to plan, assign, coordinate, delegate and supervise the work of a staff engaged in a variety of duties; ability to develop new financial and administrative documents and policy statement  and interpret and evaluate policies and procedures.  Ability to deal tactfully and diplomatically with faculty, staff, students, contractors, design professionals, governmental representatives, the campus community and the general public.  Ability to communicate effectively in oral presentations and in writing.  Working knowledge of standard office and planning software including word processing, spreadsheets, graphics and presentation software, AutoCAD, GIS and database management systems.


Equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university in planning, architecture, engineering, business administration, public administration or a related field AND seven years of progressive managerial experience in campus planning, facilities management, administration and environmental coordination.


An advanced degree in any of the above disciplines. Experience in a college or university setting particularly within the CSU system.  Highly desirable: Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to the CSUMB Vision Statement and the core values of mutual respect, collaboration and service orientation, multiculturalism and diversity, community service and institutional excellence.  Experience working with a diverse and multicultural population and performing community services.  Demonstrated technical literacy.


A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with CSUMB.  Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current employees who apply for this position.

The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083  as a condition of employment.

This position will have a duty to report to the Campus Title IX Officer information pertaining to victims of sex discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, dating/domestic violence, and stalking as required by CSU Executive Order 1095.

This position has been designated as a sensitive position with authority to commit financial resources of the university through contracts greater than $10,000.

This position is a designated position in the California State University’s Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position is required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission.

The incumbent in this position must possess and maintain a valid license to drive in the State of California, pass the Defensive Training Class, and be insurable under the University's liability coverage. 

This position may require occasional evenings and/or weekend work.


This position requires, but is not limited to, performing work indoors and outdoors in a variety of local weather conditions and environments, with responsibility for site inspections. The position would also include a typical office environment with standard equipment and tasks. Position is required to work at a computer/video display terminal and desk for extended periods of time. There is required travel between campus offices, work sites and off-campus locations.


Anticipated hiring salary in the low $100,000s/annual. Salary Range Information.  CSUMB offers an attractive employee benefits package, Management Personnel Plan. The University Corporation at CSU Monterey Bay also provides access to affordable campus housing, Employee Housing.


This position has been designated as a sensitive position with access to and responsibility for detailed personally identifiable Level I confidential information about students, faculty, staff or alumni that is protected, personal, or sensitive. Reference: CSU Policy 8065 – Information Security and CSU Information Security Data Classification Standards.


A completed online application and resume must be received by Human Resources by 5:00 p.m. on the priority screen date listed above to be guaranteed a review.  Application submissions received after the application screening date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University.  Materials submitted become the property of CSUMB and will not be returned.  CSUMB will not fax application materials.

Tentative Timeline:                       

Week of April 11 - Skype/Phone Interviews                                                     

Week of April 17 - On-Campus Interviews           

For assistance or if you require an accommodation, please call (831) 582-3389. For computer/online access you may visit the Tanimura & Antle Family Memorial Library (map) or our Student Service Center – first floor (map).   Please check the links provided for the respective hours and location of each site.  For additional campus information visit



CSU Monterey Bay is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to: Age, Disability, Race or Ethnicity, Gender, Gender Identity or Expression, Nationality, Religion, Sexual Orientation, Genetic Information, Veteran or Military Status.

All employees must be eligible for employment in the U.S.