Director of Capital Planning (Req. 29518)

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Director of Capital Planning   (Req. 29518)

Capital Programs supports the Capital Improvement Program at UCLA. Capital Programs is responsible for the conceptualization, planning, design, and construction of capital improvement projects for the Campus. In addition to managing projects, Capital Programs develops financial strategies, provides master planning, space planning, and environmental analysis. Staff also prepare and negotiate construction contracts and agreements, coordinate staging plans, and conduct building department reviews of plans and specifications. Capital Programs exercises these responsibilities for a university building program which is among the largest in the nation.

The Director of Capital Planning oversees planning related to long-term campus facilities' needs. The Director is also responsible for oversight of the Long-Range Development Plan (LRDP) and the environmental planning process. The Director manages the administration of the state capital budget and capital improvement program, including initiation of capital improvement projects, space plans, feasibility analysis, and the development of planning criteria and recommended capital budget priorities. The Director-Capital Planning reports to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Capital Finance and Planning.  


Application Instructions:

Applicants must submit their qualifications via UCLA's Career Opportunities website at Reference UCLA REQ. # 29518

The complete listing of qualifications is available on UCLA's official job posting.

  • Master's Degree in planning, architecture, public administration, or business administration with demonstrated professional experience in planning; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Demonstrated experience managing a professional services staff.
  • Thorough knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations related to comprehensive planning. Knowledge of University of California policies and practices can be trained.
  • Experience with large-scale multi-phase projects.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing and supervising staff; experience in selecting and hiring qualified staff and effectively training and guiding them; ability to manage team and individual performance.


UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy -




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Job No: 29518
Posted: 2/4/2019
Application Due: 4/5/2019
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