Assistant Dean - Facilities & Capital Projects (0481U) - CoE

Location
San Francisco
Posted
Mar 16, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Assistant Dean - Facilities & Capital Projects (0481U) - CoE About Berkeley

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Application Review Date

The First Review Date for this job is: 3/29/21

Departmental Overview

The College of Engineering at UC Berkeley is recognized for its educational and research excellence, consistently ranking among the top three Engineering colleges in the United States. With more than 220 regular faculty members, 1, 600 graduate students and 2,700 undergraduate students located in seven academic departments, Engineering is the second largest college on the Berkeley campus. COE occupies ten buildings on the Berkeley campus and has extensive facilities at the Richmond Field Station. Operating expenditures for the College as a whole are close to $200 million annually.

The Assistant Dean for Facilities and Capital Projects reports directly to the Dean of the College of Engineering. Responsibilities include managing the design and construction of capital projects, including renovations, expansions and new facilities and infrastructure as well as landscape projects; collect, develop, and analyze technical data to determine project requirements and preparation of information regarding specifications, materials, equipment, estimated costs, and completion times. The Assistant Dean coordinates these activities with other senior college staff including Department Managers and the Assistant Deans responsible for budget and fundraising.

Responsibilities

60% Facilities Planning, Development and Management:

Provides strategies, tactical management and coordination of all capital improvement projects, including ensuring implementation of planned and comprehensive building, landscape and infrastructure campus programs. Provides expertise in selection of design professionals, fee and contract negotiations, project code compliance and regulations, engineering and technical support, campus policies and project development.

Directly oversees budgets and scheduling issues for assigned projects, ensuring on-budget and on-time performance. Focuses on integrity of approved project program through the successive phases of project development and implementation, development of early project estimates and budgets, integrity of project design and functional performance expectations.
  • Designated by the Dean and authorized by Capital Projects to coordinate and implement the campus master plan for the Engineering quadrant relative to future expansions (see problem statements for specifics).
  • Serves as the primary contact to the campus Capital Projects (CP) unit. Responsible for approving all expenditures for CoE projects prior to their authorizing for payment by the Project Manager designated by Capital Projects. Provides counsel and oversight to the Project Manager assigned by Capital Projects, assuring that College and campus requirements are implemented.
  • Directs in consultation with the Dean, Capital Projects, and, as appropriate, donors the design, renovation, and construction of building projects. In coordination with capital projects directs selection of design professionals and negotiates contracts.
  • Responsible for converting the academic/research units design interests and needs into a clearly stated set of design requirements. During design and planning phase, ensures design intent. Reviews and analyzes estimated cost impacts for campus, college and possibly donor review.
  • Assures that the Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing and Fire Protection (MEPF) systems meet University and College standards.
  • Directs the UC Berkeley Richmond Field Station, a 152 acre site 8 miles from campus where UCB has 300,000 ASF and other tenants have 200,000 ASF.

Serves as liaison with academic departments to ensure effective project design and delivery:
  • A “dotted reporting line” exists between the Assistant Dean and all building managers, lab and facilities managers, and CoE facilities planners in the 7 academic departments and ERSO. The incumbent is ultimately responsible for ensuring CoE facilities are effectively maintained and all facilities-related projects are completed in a timely, cost-effective manner.

20% Personnel Management and Development:

Manages professional staff of architects, engineers, landscape architects, project managers, analysts, and other design/construction professionals; identifies staffing needs, selects, hires, trains, evaluates and as required takes corrective action with direct reports.

Takes the lead in advising management team on staffing needs and assignments. Assesses staff development needs and recommends training opportunities for staff.
  • Oversees RFS operations and works with Station Manager to develop budgets, recharge proposals, facility project lists, and manage over 20 skilled crafts/service/administrative FTE.
  • Manages team of facilities management professionals.

10% Liaison with Campus and Community:

Establishes/maintains good working relationship with diverse populations including internal departmental units, campus service providers such as EH&S and Police, and external regulatory agencies such as State Fire Marshall, State Architect, et cetera, to ensure sufficient support for tactical project implementation.

Represents College of Engineering in developing processes and procedures with campus service providers such as EH&S, U.C. Police, RSSP, CNS, Physical Plant, State Fire Marshal, State Architect, et cetera, to advance the interests of the campus.
  • Represents the College of Engineering on campus committees such as FASDI Steering Committee, RFS Communications Committee, Campus Infrastructure Advisory Committee and the Campus Minor Capital Project review committee.
  • On all projects, responsible to attend key meetings between Capital Projects unit and all contractual parties, especially the general contractor.
  • Attends City of Richmond and Contra Costa County meetings on behalf of the University. Works with campus and regional planners on development and future planning for RFS.

10% Project/Program Analysis and Evaluation:

Advises senior management in developing/conducting presentations, seminars, workshops, et cetera.

Advises senior management such as Vice Chancellors, Dean, Associate and Assistant Deans in responding to requests for information regarding the Capital Improvement Program (on both Campus and CoE projects). Ensures consistency and continuity in offering historical perspective in describing projects, and informs of potential claims for liability.
  • Primary College representative and presenter to senior campus management meetings including Executive Campus Planning Committee, Vice Chancellor Advisory Committee, Space Allocation Committee, Design Review Committee and Seismic Review Committee.



    Required Qualifications
    • Thorough knowledge in planning, design, construction, environmental issues, legal issues, federal, state and local laws, regulations and practices governing planning, building design and construction, state and federal legislative processes.
    • Thorough financial, budgeting and cost management skills, including interacting with and synthesizing widely divergent viewpoints and interests.
    • Excellent organizational skills including skill in consistently and effectively meeting budget and time deadlines.
    • Excellent skills to lead, direct and manage personnel including selection, training, evaluating and as required taking corrective action.
    • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills, including skill to work effectively with multiple constituencies to advance organizational objectives.
    • Advanced knowledge in planning, design and construction management of laboratory, instructional, and administrative space.
    • Extensive understanding and application of fire and building codes, ADA requirements, health and safety requirements, and other regulations such as environmental issues, legal issues, federal, state and local laws, regulations and practices governing planning, building design and construction, state and federal legislative processes.

    Preferred Qualifications
    • Thorough knowledge of the campus, including its vision, mission, goals, organization, achievements, infrastructure and short and long range strategic capital projects plans.
    • Thorough background of Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing and Fire systems commonly found throughout the University of California.
    • Bachelors degree and/or equivalent experience/training in architecture, engineering, urban design, city planning or landscape architecture and license or certificate to practice in at least one of the above professions.

    Licenses or certifications preferred:
      Licensed Third Assistant Engineer Fire Fighting /Damage Control Certified Certified Emergency Management Coordinator CPR, AED and First -Aid Certified Light Search and Rescue Qualified Fork lift Certified Qualified Building Coordinator

    Salary & Benefits

    For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:

    https://apptrkr.com/get_redirect.php?id=2186849&targetURL=Designated by the Dean and authorized by Capital Projects to coordinate and implement the campus master plan for the Engineering quadrant relative to future expansions (see problem statements for specifics).
  • Serves as the primary contact to the campus Capital Projects (CP) unit. Responsible for approving all expenditures for CoE projects prior to their authorizing for payment by the Project Manager designated by Capital Projects. Provides counsel and oversight to the Project Manager assigned by Capital Projects, assuring that College and campus requirements are implemented.
  • Directs in consultation with the Dean, Capital Projects, and, as appropriate, donors the design, renovation, and construction of building projects. In coordination with capital projects directs selection of design professionals and negotiates contracts.
  • Responsible for converting the academic/research units design interests and needs into a clearly stated set of design requirements. During design and planning phase, ensures design intent. Reviews and analyzes estimated cost impacts for campus, college and possibly donor review.
  • Assures that the Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing and Fire Protection (MEPF) systems meet University and College standards.
  • Directs the UC Berkeley Richmond Field Station, a 152 acre site 8 miles from campus where UCB has 300,000 ASF and other tenants have 200,000 ASF.

  • Serves as liaison with academic departments to ensure effective project design and delivery:
    • A “dotted reporting line” exists between the Assistant Dean and all building managers, lab and facilities managers, and CoE facilities planners in the 7 academic departments and ERSO. The incumbent is ultimately responsible for ensuring CoE facilities are effectively maintained and all facilities-related projects are completed in a timely, cost-effective manner.

    20% Personnel Management and Development:

    Manages professional staff of architects, engineers, landscape architects, project managers, analysts, and other design/construction professionals; identifies staffing needs, selects, hires, trains, evaluates and as required takes corrective action with direct reports.

    Takes the lead in advising management team on staffing needs and assignments. Assesses staff development needs and recommends training opportunities for staff.
    • Oversees RFS operations and works with Station Manager to develop budgets, recharge proposals, facility project lists, and manage over 20 skilled crafts/service/administrative FTE.
    • Manages team of facilities management professionals.

    10% Liaison with Campus and Community:

    Establishes/maintains good working relationship with diverse populations including internal departmental units, campus service providers such as EH&S and Police, and external regulatory agencies such as State Fire Marshall, State Architect, et cetera, to ensure sufficient support for tactical project implementation.

    Represents College of Engineering in developing processes and procedures with campus service providers such as EH&S, U.C. Police, RSSP, CNS, Physical Plant, State Fire Marshal, State Architect, et cetera, to advance the interests of the campus.
    • Represents the College of Engineering on campus committees such as FASDI Steering Committee, RFS Communications Committee, Campus Infrastructure Advisory Committee and the Campus Minor Capital Project review committee.
    • On all projects, responsible to attend key meetings between Capital Projects unit and all contractual parties, especially the general contractor.
    • Attends City of Richmond and Contra Costa County meetings on behalf of the University. Works with campus and regional planners on development and future planning for RFS.

    10% Project/Program Analysis and Evaluation:

    Advises senior management in developing/conducting presentations, seminars, workshops, et cetera.

    Advises senior management such as Vice Chancellors, Dean, Associate and Assistant Deans in responding to requests for information regarding the Capital Improvement Program (on both Campus and CoE projects). Ensures consistency and continuity in offering historical perspective in describing projects, and informs of potential claims for liability.
    • Primary College representative and presenter to senior campus management meetings including Executive Campus Planning Committee, Vice Chancellor Advisory Committee, Space Allocation Committee, Design Review Committee and Seismic Review Committee.



      Required Qualifications
      • Thorough knowledge in planning, design, construction, environmental issues, legal issues, federal, state and local laws, regulations and practices governing planning, building design and construction, state and federal legislative processes.
      • Thorough financial, budgeting and cost management skills, including interacting with and synthesizing widely divergent viewpoints and interests.
      • Excellent organizational skills including skill in consistently and effectively meeting budget and time deadlines.
      • Excellent skills to lead, direct and manage personnel including selection, training, evaluating and as required taking corrective action.
      • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills, including skill to work effectively with multiple constituencies to advance organizational objectives.
      • Advanced knowledge in planning, design and construction management of laboratory, instructional, and administrative space.
      • Extensive understanding and application of fire and building codes, ADA requirements, health and safety requirements, and other regulations such as environmental issues, legal issues, federal, state and local laws, regulations and practices governing planning, building design and construction, state and federal legislative processes.

      Preferred Qualifications
      • Thorough knowledge of the campus, including its vision, mission, goals, organization, achievements, infrastructure and short and long range strategic capital projects plans.
      • Thorough background of Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing and Fire systems commonly found throughout the University of California.
      • Bachelors degree and/or equivalent experience/training in architecture, engineering, urban design, city planning or landscape architecture and license or certificate to practice in at least one of the above professions.

      Licenses or certifications preferred:
        Licensed Third Assistant Engineer Fire Fighting /Damage Control Certified Certified Emergency Management Coordinator CPR, AED and First -Aid Certified Light Search and Rescue Qualified Fork lift Certified Qualified Building Coordinator

      Salary & Benefits

      For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:

      https://apptrkr.com/get_redirect.php?id=2186849&targetURL=
    • Serves as the primary contact to the campus Capital Projects (CP) unit. Responsible for approving all expenditures for CoE projects prior to their authorizing for payment by the Project Manager designated by Capital Projects. Provides counsel and oversight to the Project Manager assigned by Capital Projects, assuring that College and campus requirements are implemented.
    • Directs in consultation with the Dean, Capital Projects, and, as appropriate, donors the design, renovation, and construction of building projects. In coordination with capital projects directs selection of design professionals and negotiates contracts.
    • Responsible for converting the academic/research units design interests and needs into a clearly stated set of design requirements. During design and planning phase, ensures design intent. Reviews and analyzes estimated cost impacts for campus, college and possibly donor review.
    • Assures that the Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing and Fire Protection (MEPF) systems meet University and College standards.
    • Directs the UC Berkeley Richmond Field Station, a 152 acre site 8 miles from campus where UCB has 300,000 ASF and other tenants have 200,000 ASF.

    • Serves as liaison with academic departments to ensure effective project design and delivery:
      • A “dotted reporting line” exists between the Assistant Dean and all building managers, lab and facilities managers, and CoE facilities planners in the 7 academic departments and ERSO. The incumbent is ultimately responsible for ensuring CoE facilities are effectively maintained and all facilities-related projects are completed in a timely, cost-effective manner.

      20% Personnel Management and Development:

      Manages professional staff of architects, engineers, landscape architects, project managers, analysts, and other design/construction professionals; identifies staffing needs, selects, hires, trains, evaluates and as required takes corrective action with direct reports.

      Takes the lead in advising management team on staffing needs and assignments. Assesses staff development needs and recommends training opportunities for staff.
      • Oversees RFS operations and works with Station Manager to develop budgets, recharge proposals, facility project lists, and manage over 20 skilled crafts/service/administrative FTE.
      • Manages team of facilities management professionals.

      10% Liaison with Campus and Community:

      Establishes/maintains good working relationship with diverse populations including internal departmental units, campus service providers such as EH&S and Police, and external regulatory agencies such as State Fire Marshall, State Architect, et cetera, to ensure sufficient support for tactical project implementation.

      Represents College of Engineering in developing processes and procedures with campus service providers such as EH&S, U.C. Police, RSSP, CNS, Physical Plant, State Fire Marshal, State Architect, et cetera, to advance the interests of the campus.
      • Represents the College of Engineering on campus committees such as FASDI Steering Committee, RFS Communications Committee, Campus Infrastructure Advisory Committee and the Campus Minor Capital Project review committee.
      • On all projects, responsible to attend key meetings between Capital Projects unit and all contractual parties, especially the general contractor.
      • Attends City of Richmond and Contra Costa County meetings on behalf of the University. Works with campus and regional planners on development and future planning for RFS.

      10% Project/Program Analysis and Evaluation:

      Advises senior management in developing/conducting presentations, seminars, workshops, et cetera.

      Advises senior management such as Vice Chancellors, Dean, Associate and Assistant Deans in responding to requests for information regarding the Capital Improvement Program (on both Campus and CoE projects). Ensures consistency and continuity in offering historical perspective in describing projects, and informs of potential claims for liability.
      • Primary College representative and presenter to senior campus management meetings including Executive Campus Planning Committee, Vice Chancellor Advisory Committee, Space Allocation Committee, Design Review Committee and Seismic Review Committee.



        Required Qualifications
        • Thorough knowledge in planning, design, construction, environmental issues, legal issues, federal, state and local laws, regulations and practices governing planning, building design and construction, state and federal legislative processes.
        • Thorough financial, budgeting and cost management skills, including interacting with and synthesizing widely divergent viewpoints and interests.
        • Excellent organizational skills including skill in consistently and effectively meeting budget and time deadlines.
        • Excellent skills to lead, direct and manage personnel including selection, training, evaluating and as required taking corrective action.
        • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills, including skill to work effectively with multiple constituencies to advance organizational objectives.
        • Advanced knowledge in planning, design and construction management of laboratory, instructional, and administrative space.
        • Extensive understanding and application of fire and building codes, ADA requirements, health and safety requirements, and other regulations such as environmental issues, legal issues, federal, state and local laws, regulations and practices governing planning, building design and construction, state and federal legislative processes.

        Preferred Qualifications
        • Thorough knowledge of the campus, including its vision, mission, goals, organization, achievements, infrastructure and short and long range strategic capital projects plans.
        • Thorough background of Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing and Fire systems commonly found throughout the University of California.
        • Bachelors degree and/or equivalent experience/training in architecture, engineering, urban design, city planning or landscape architecture and license or certificate to practice in at least one of the above professions.

        Licenses or certifications preferred:
          Licensed Third Assistant Engineer Fire Fighting /Damage Control Certified Certified Emergency Management Coordinator CPR, AED and First -Aid Certified Light Search and Rescue Qualified Fork lift Certified Qualified Building Coordinator

        Salary & Benefits

        For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:

        https://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/compensation-and-benefits/index.html

        **Salary commensurate with experience.

        Diversity Statement

        Please include, as part of your application a brief (1-2 paragraph) statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in your professional experience.

        Advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion are fundamental to our UC Berkeley Principles of Community, which states that “every member of the UC Berkeley community has a role in sustaining a safe, caring, and humane environment in which these values can thrive.”



        Driving Required

        A valid driver's license and DMV check for driving record is required.

        Conviction History Background

        This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.

        Equal Employment Opportunity

        The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see:

        https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf
        For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:
        http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct



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