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University of California, Santa Barbara - Design & Construction Project Manager

  • 06/02/2022 10:50 AM
    Message # 12803302
    Administrator (Administrator)

    University of California, Santa Barbara

    Job Title

    Design & Construction Project Manager

    Job Location

    Santa Barbara, CA

    Job Status


    Job Description / Primary Objective Design & Construction Project Manager

    Design and Construction Services  
    University of California, Santa Barbara

    Summary of Job Details:
    The Project Manager is the University representative responsible for all aspects of the administration and oversight of Capital Improvement Projects, and of deferred maintenance and major infrastructure upgrade projects. Projects range widely in size, complexity, scope and contract value. The Project Manager has the authority to independently interpret contracts, negotiate changes in the Work, hire and manage professional consultants, oversee development of plans and specifications, create budgets and manage expenses, direct the work of project support staff, serve as liaison with all campus departments, and obtain project approvals and permits. These activities are executed within the framework of University policy and pertinent local, state and federal laws and codes. The Project Manager is responsible for all aspects of the programming, design, bid and construction process and must possess advanced project management skills to effectively manage complex projects with critical timelines. Execution of assigned duties requires frequent problem solving and a high degree of autonomy in decision making while also working collaboratively with clients, consultants, contractors and other campus departments.
    Requirements (Education, Certifications, Level of Experience) Required Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's Degree In Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management or related field.
    • 5+ years of progressively responsible experience in the area of project management of capital improvement projects.
    • Demonstrated experience with managing new construction and renovation of office, classroom, laboratory, infrastructure, housing and/or athletic facilities preferably within a University environment or other Public Works domain.
    • Demonstrated ability to manage, project scope, schedule and budget, professional services and construction agreements, development of and compliance with plans and specifications, and contractor coordination.
    • Knowledge of business and fiscal analysis, processes, and techniques related to project management and the ability to analyze data and make accurate cost projections.
    • Working knowledge of or ability to quickly learn and apply University policies and procedures.
    • Excellent communication skills with an ability to effectively communicate information in a clear and understandable manner, both verbally and in writing, and ability to apply a high level of judgment and discretion.
    • Demonstrated ability to use a variety of computer applications including project management and scheduling software.

    Special Conditions of Employment:
    • Satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check
    • Must maintain valid CA DL, a clean DMV record and enrollment in DMV Pull-Notice Program
    • Hours and days may vary to meet the operational needs of the department.
    • UCSB is a Tobacco-Free environment

    Pay Rate/Range: Salary commensurate with experience
    Days/Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:00am-5:00pm
    Benefits Eligibility:  Full Benefits

    The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    Application review begins: 6/16/22
    Apply online at https://jobs.ucsb.edu
    Job #  36890
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