Director, Planning, Design and Construction

Location
Fresno
Posted
Feb 20, 2018
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Title: Director, Planning, Design and Construction
Job ID: 13435
Full/ Part Time: Full Time
Job Code: 312
Department: Facilities Planning
To apply, please visit: https://wsx.fresnostate.edu/x/?k=hrjov1&v=13435
Overview:

Reporting directly to the Associate Vice President for Facilities Management, the Director of Planning, Design and Construction is a key member of the Facilities Management leadership team. Directs and manages the staff, resources and all campus activities related to the planning, design and construction of capital projects. Represents the campus on capital projects to see that the University's needs and each project's scope, budget, and schedule are met. Develops and implements design guidelines, standards, and procedures. Employs management systems to ensure that all projects are managed in accordance with the State University Administrative Manual (SUAM) and CSU guidelines and will withstand audit scrutiny. Directs development of long term planning and annual submission of the University's 5 Year Capital Outlay Budget Change Proposal (COBCP) submittal. Updates and manages the Campus Space and Facilities Database (SFDB). Other duties as assigned.

Position Summary:

	
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    Provide the lead role in campus policy coordination for the assessment, development, and implementation for overall campus strategic and master planning concepts and efforts relative to physical growth and development.

    	
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    Determine long-range facility needs using forecasts and estimating techniques including evaluation and selection of suitable physical facilities and proposed sites for inclusion on the campus master plan.

    	
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    Provide analysis and evaluation of academic and research program needs, and campus community growth and change impacts as they affect comprehensive campus strategic and master planning concepts.

    	
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    Communicate with and coordinate the campus community regarding campus strategic and master planning concepts.

    	
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    Coordinate campus strategic and master planning concepts with the University Architect, Campus Master Plan Architects and Consultants to ensure aesthetic control.

    	
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    Coordinate, direct and administer the development and implementation of CEQA related issues including Environmental Impact Reporting and Assessment in preparation of project and master plan adoption by the CSU Board of Trustees.

    	
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    Coordinate Strategic Long-Range Planning with the Provost's Office and the CSU Chancellor's Office.

    	
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    Develop and coordinate the annual 5-Year Capital Outlay and Capital Improvements Program, annual Minor Capital Outlay Program and annual Capital Renewal Program for submittal to the Chancellor's Office. (Requires coordination with Academic Affairs, College Deans, Campus Budget Committees, Plant Operations and Campus Auxiliaries to set project priorities, programming concepts, scopes, budgets, and then project design and construction through occupancy.)

    	
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    Act as liaison to Chancellor's Office for campus planning functions including responsibility for the development and implementation of policies, procedures and programs to champion the oversight of campus facilities in the capacity of the Campus Building Coordinator.

    	
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    Develop and implement policies and procedures that establish coordinated and unified campus facility concepts accommodating student, faculty and staff needs.

    	
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    Develop campus strategic and master plan objectives coordinated with community redevelopment, regional and state objectives.

    	
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    Supervise and coordinate the State and Non-State funded project development and implementation.

    	
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    Coordinate with architects, engineers, consultants, and public agencies for scheduling and approval of project construction payments, change orders, permits, utility easements and encroachment.

    	
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    Develop policies, programs and grant applications related to physical facilities and energy conservation measures.

    	
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    Assess the impact of program changes for physical facilities on campus-wide activities through the analysis of surveys and statistical data.

    	
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    Direct the selection and supervision of Architects, Contractors and Consultants required for site evaluation studies including preliminary soils testing, surveying, engineering and traffic.

    	
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    Provides overall planning and design management expertise to staff for all project development.

    	
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    Direct the overall office coordination of Consultants for the preparation of environmental impact studies and public hearings required for major construction projects.

    	
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    Organize, update and provide records of campus facilities and space data as necessary.

    	
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    Maintain familiarity with status of all projects and operations.

    	
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    Maintain and enrich the Department's relationship with the Campus Community, the Chancellor's Office, the Community, and with the other Departments within Facilities Management.

    	
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    Maintain oversight of administrative activities, meetings, coordination efforts, and involvement in overall office oversight, activities and evaluation.

    	
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    Assist in developing Department goals and objectives that support the University's Strategic Plan.

    	
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    Provide leadership, oversight and direction to Department personnel to ensure that they are efficiently working to meet Department goals and objectives.

    	
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    Acts and performs as a cooperative and engaged member of the Facilities Management team.

    	
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    Embraces and encourages innovation and creativity.

    	
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    Ability to oversee all phases of maintenance and capital budgeting (including maintenance, design, construction, and Group II equipment funds).

    	
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    Coordinate with Chancellor's Office staff relative to status of funding for capital needs and develop agenda items required for Board of Trustee approval for specific projects.

    	
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    Oversee management of Space and Facilities Database (SFDB) to comply with CSU procedures and impact on future capital needs.

    	
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    Serve on University committees and CSU task forces as assigned.

    	
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    Understand and interpret CSU policies and procedures and applicable building codes and regulations.

    	
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    Determine staffing assignments to provide professional support.

    	
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    Ensures University policies, federal and state guidelines, as well as all safety regulations are known and observed by assigned staff.

    	
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    Performs job duties in a safe manner and follows established safety policies and procedures.

    	
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    Is expected to maintain a professional-like attitude at all times while on duty.

    	
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    Performs other related duties as may be required or directed.

    	
  • Qualifications:

    KNOWLEDGE:

    	
  • Thorough knowledge of office operations and budgets.
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  • Thorough knowledge of effective supervisory principals, practices, and techniques.
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  • Thorough knowledge of effective work policies, practices, and procedures.
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  • Knowledge of applicable Federal, State and local construction codes and building regulations.
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  • Demonstrated ability to manage a complex, medium-sized organization.
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  • Ability to read, accurately interpret and apply complex federal, state, city and university policies andregulations.
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  • Ability to evaluate difficult problems and develop sound solutions.
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  • Demonstrated ability to evaluate organizational needs and develop long-term plans.
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  • Demonstrated ability to read and interpret blueprints, schematics, and construction documents required.
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  • Interpret CSU, State, and Federal policies and procedures relating to safety programs, building codes, andregulations.
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  • Ability to establish working relationships with all other CSU campuses and the Chancellor's Office
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  • Ability to meet with officials at higher administrative levels (e.g., Deans, Directors, Department Chairs,Vice Presidents, Executive Management) to discuss, advise and assist on campus-wide planning mattersrelating to campus facilities.
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  • Ability to effectively analyze, evaluate, and implement innovative and sound solutions for a wide-rangeof programs and policies.
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  • Ability to evaluate an individual's job performance and make recommendations regarding improvementand/or correction.
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  • Ability to perform administrative duties, and become familiar with the entire office operation, budgets,and scope of work.
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  • Ability to render design expertise, opinion, and maintain overall strategic and master plan goals in ademocratic and diplomatic manner.
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  • Ability to work with others, gather information and perform administrative tasks while maintainingcontinuity in all activities.
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  • Ability to recognize and evaluate discrete components of complex problems and develop these intocomprehensive programs that fulfill a wide array of needs.
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  • Ability to develop effective recommendations for facilities programs and policies.
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  • Ability to evaluate programs and to formulate budgets, cost estimates, and project specifications.
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  • Thorough knowledge of computerized database management techniques and applications.
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  • Applied knowledge of statistical analysis and research techniques.
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  • Ability to communicate effectively with CSU System officials, university administrative officials, campusdepartments, students, and campus community organizations.
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  • Ability to negotiate, mediate and build consensus under difficult circumstances.
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  • Ability to provide leadership in addressing complex and sensitive problems.
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  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle on business in the State of California
  • EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION:

    	
  • Bachelor's Degree in Planning, Construction Management, Government or related field.
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  • A minimum of seven years' experience in project planning, design, development, or capital programs
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  • CSU Management experience.
  • PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

    	
  • Knowledge of the California Environmental Quality Act, the National Environmental Protection Act, theAmericans with Disabilities Act and other pertinent federal, state and local regulatory requirements.
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  • State Architectural or Professional Engineering license.
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  • Master's Degree in Planning, Construction Management, Government or related field.
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  • Direct experience in University Planning.
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  • Working knowledge of CSU policies and procedures regarding capital planning, master planning,budgeting, finance and space facilities database.


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