Project Manager

Seaside, California
Apr 12, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Project Manager (Administrator II)

Temporary position until September 30, 2019 or the completion of the project

Apply Today!  Open until filled Application Screening Begins: Monday, May 1, 2017




Under the general supervision of the Director of Campus Planning and Development, the Capital Project Manager is responsible for the administration of major and minor capital improvement projects as assigned, from design approval through construction and final inspection, with some involvement during the warranty period. Provides business administration and management services, and performs in an expeditious and economical manner consistent with the University's interests.  Assures compliance with all CSU, State and Federal requirements for new construction and renovation projects.

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

  • Administers avarietyofassigned capital improvement projectswith varyingscopes
  • in accordance to the CSU Construction Phase Manual. Acts as administrator for Design Build Team and Special Inspection contracts. Monitors expenses and change orders against budget. Provides Campus Planning and Development Director recommendations for contractor's requests for changes and payment requests per CSU standards and regulations.
  • Oversees and d Tracks projectschedulefromdesign approval throughconstructionandproject Recommends andadvisesregardingsafetyissues,temporaryprojectfacilities, and general requirements.
  • Coordinates campus-wide construction design reviews, walkthroughs, construction progress meetings. Coordinates regulatory agency reviews and inspections. Coordinates and communicates with end users as needed throughout construction.
  • Acts as liaison between Campus Planning and Development and other departments, including end user during the construction phase. Responsible for all notifications that will impact the surrounding area or circulation.

Other Functions:

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


Knowledge and skill in contract administration, both in the design phase and construction phase of a project. Understanding of construction sequencing of major design build capital improvement projects. Working knowledge of architectural services, estimating, and construction specifications. Working knowledge of California Building and Safety Codes applicable to construction projects. Technical skill in reading and interpreting specifications, drawings, surveys and studies.

Skill in performing on-site inspections and meetings to evaluate work in progress and investigate problems such as design interpretation or cost modifications.

Ability to collaborate with design build team using Procore (project management software) construction management software. Ability to analyze problems, to reach practical and logical conclusions, and to make recommendations for changes. Ability to research, review and evaluate proposed plans. Ability to gain acceptance of recommendations and decisions; develop and maintain effective, cooperative'-working relationships; to write clear and concise reports. Ability to plan, organize and prioritize work with multiple deadlines. Excellent management, administrative, organizational and interpersonal skills with demonstrated experience in managing multiple complex projects and diverse teams. Good oral and written communication skills in all media. Team-oriented and collegial management style. Extensive knowledge and experience of methods, procedures and practices typically found in project management, contract management and construction related California building and safety codes.  Working knowledge of architecture, construction management, structural, mechanical, electrical and civil engineering. Ability to read, understand, interpret and work from plans, drawings and specifications. Demonstrated ability to prepare or assist in the preparation of cost estimates, construction specifications, drawings, contracts, records, presentations and reports. Ability to be effective in a fast paced, dynamic environment with frequently changing priorities. Operational knowledge and ability to use computer programs in a PC or Macintosh environment. Knowledge of scheduling software used by the construction industry.


Equivalent to a bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university with a major in a related field AND five (5) years of progressively responsible experience, such as managing the activities of a building design and construction operation and/or managing projects.


Must have a construction manager or general contractor background. Demonstrated ability to work in a high-pressure, fast paced, multitask environment. Ability to anticipate obstacles and complications with demonstrated communication ability to achieve positive results. Demonstrated ability to address the essential functions associated with this position including the knowledge and abilities identified above. Demonstrate experience on projects with a construction value over $10,000,000, within the past five years.


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 responsibility for the care, safety and security of people (including children and minors), animals and CSU property; and access to controlled or hazardous substances.

This position includes access to controlled or hazardous substances.

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 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.

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. 


Salary commensurate with experience.  This is a management level position with an attractive benefits package, which includes:  a vacation accrual rate of 16 hours per month; an excellent choice of medical, dental and vision insurance; long term disability coverage; life insurance; educational incentives; and retirement benefits. For further information, please visit: Management Personnel Plan. The University Corporation at CSU Monterey Bay also provides access to affordable campus housing, Employee Housing.


Please be aware of the following important dates and plan accordingly: 

Tentative Timeline:                       

May 15, 2017 through May 18, 2017         Interviews                                                                         

For full consideration, submit the required documents by 5:00 p.m. on the priority screen date listed above.  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).  Please check the links provided for the respective hours. 


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.

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