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California State University - Bakersfield - Capital Planning, Design and Construction Sr. Director

  • 04/02/2024 4:08 PM
    Message # 13338069
    Administrator (Administrator)

    California State University - Bakersfield

    Job Title

    Capital Planning, Design and Construction Sr. Director

    Job Location

    Bakersfield, CA

    Job Status


    Job Description / Primary Objective Reporting to the Associate Vice President (AVP) for Capital & Facilities Management Services (CFMS), the Senior Director for Capital Planning, Design, and Construction (CPDC) is responsible for the overall leadership and direction of Capital Planning, Design, and Construction department and the campus major and minor capital program administration. This includes providing strong leadership and strategic direction in serving as the university’s Construction Administrator, leading the department of CPDC, assisting the AVP in developing and supporting the Multi-Year Plan of the California State University (CSU), and ensuring accountabilities for all major and minor capital projects.
    The Senior Director is responsible for providing strong leadership for the Capital Planning, Design, and Construction department, both internal and as contracted with external vendors. This includes maintaining a healthy culture of teamwork, transparency, and accountability consistent with the division of Business and Administration Services customer service philosophy. In addition, the position may serve on campus and/or California State University (CSU) systemwide committees.
    As the Senior Director, the incumbent is responsible for providing advice, solutions, recommendations, and support on all construction related items, including working with the CSU Chancellor’s Office as appropriate. In addition, the Senior Director is responsible for ensuring that capital construction projects follow applicable federal, state, local and CSU standards and provide the opportunity for cost effective and efficient maintenance by facilities operations.
    Requirements (Education, Certifications, Level of Experience) EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s degree in architecture, engineering, construction management, or related field and at least (7) years of progressively responsible professional and administrative experience involving capital planning, design, and construction. A minimum of four (4) years directly supervising the work of professional staff.

    • Advanced degree in architecture, engineering, or construction management.
    • Certifications for code-related inspections.
    • Project management Professional (PMP) certification as granted by the Project management Institute.
    • Demonstrated experience overseeing the management of multiple projects for all phases of construction projects delivered within budget and schedule requirement.
    • Thorough knowledge of the methods, practices, and procedures of facilities construction as they relate to educational or public institutions.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of applicable CSU policies and procedures governing major and minor capital projects, accounting, contracts, grants, purchasing, and space.
    • Demonstrated financial and/or budgetary experience including planning, preparation, and administration of complex budgets, forecasting expenditures and potential revenue
    sources, and conducting financial analyses.
    • Licensed engineer or architect in the State of California.
    • Familiarity with CSU contract law and bidding policies, including the various project delivery methods used on CSU campuses, e.g., Design-Bid-Build, Design-Build, Construction
    Manager at-risk, Job Order Contracting (JOC), Task Order Construction Agreements (TOCA), and Task Order Service Agreements (TOSA), etc.
    • Demonstrated skills in an institutional/educational environment utilizing a customer-oriented and service-centered attitude.
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