Senior Project Manager
Salary: $75,400 - $130,200
Title: Senior Project Manager
Category: Management and Professional
Department: Architects & Engineers
Date Posted: 04/21/2017
Position Information: The Office of Architects and Engineers 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.
Minimum Requirements: Advanced project management skills to effectively manage highly complex projects, or highly specialized and critical project component.
Familiarity with design and construction contracts, contract law, public contracting code, and construction claims procedures. Ability to draft modifications to standard agreements consistent with Regental Policy and in coordination with legal counsel.
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 ability to manage contractors and maintain compliance to the agreed-upon scope of work and budget.
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.
Advanced written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills, including highly effective negotiation skills and highly developed political acumen.
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.
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.
Advanced analytical, organizational and problem recognition/avoidance/resolution skills.
Knowledge of Division of State Architect (DSA) and State Fire Marshal (SFM) code and policy requirements for higher educational construction.
Advanced knowledge of the organization, including its infrastructure, rules, regulations, policies and short and long range strategic building plans.
Preferred Qualifications: Related experience and/or knowledge of U.C. Policy and Procedure related to facilities, planning, design and construction.
Related experience and/or knowledge of University of California Capital Building Programs.
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.
- Washington Monthly (August 2016) ranked UC Riverside 12th in the nation in its annual University and College Survey. \
- Education Trust placed UC Riverside 9th in the nation for closing the graduation gap between black and white students by 1.7 percentage points.
- In QS World University Rankings 2016/2017, UC Riverside's Department of Philosophy is #1 in the world for the frequency with which published papers are cited by other philosophers.
- U.S. News and World Report Survey (September 2016) ranked UC Riverside 118th overall; earns "Great Schools, Great Prices."
- Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2016) Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151 to 200 institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500 universities."
- U.S. News and World Report's Best Graduate Schools (2016) including:
- Graduate School of Education - 62nd among ranked schools
- Bourns College of Engineering - 71st among ranked schools
For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview