Project Manager (Administrator I) (501690)

  • Sonoma State University
  • Rohnert Park, California
  • Sep 28, 2021
Full Time Administration and Management Project Management

Job Description


Application Process

This position is open until filled. Please submit application, along with cover letter and resume when applying.

Please review the position description listed above for full scope of responsibilities and qualifications. Evidence of degree(s) or certificate(s) and/or license(s) required at time of hire.

Job Summary

Reporting to the Director for Campus Planning, Design and Construction (CPDC), the Project Manager provides management and guidance for capital planning, design and construction efforts to plan and implement major and minor capital projects, deferred maintenance, critical infrastructure, and repair and alteration projects for Sonoma State University. The Project Manager oversees project(s) from start to implementation: leads efforts with development of planning, design, construction documents, permit processes, construction/implementation and closeout of assigned projects.

Key Qualifications

This position requires a minimum of 5 years of experience involving planning, designing, and managing construction projects, including 2 to 3 years of progressively responsible and applicable management and/or supervisory experience. Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Design, Construction Management, Engineering, Business Administration or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience to provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties of the position. Experience with California State University standards, guidelines, processes, procedures, and terminology highly preferred. Graduate Degree, CA professional license, and/or LEED Certification preferred. Proficient in using standard office equipment, intermediate proficiency with computers and Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) required. Knowledge of Google Suite, maintenance management systems, project management systems, scheduling systems AutoCAD, GIS (ESRI ArcGIS), BlueBeam, computerized facilities management software and systems and PeopleSoft preferred. The incumbent must possess and/or obtain and thereafter maintain a California Driver's License valid for the operation of any vehicle or equipment required to maintain and operate.

Salary and Benefits

Starting salary placement depends on qualifications and experience and is anticipated to be in the range of $7,084 to $8,334 a month. This position is a member of the Management Personnel Plan and serves at the pleasure of the President.

This position is eligible for a broad range of benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurances, retirement (CalPERS), tuition waiver, vacation and sick leave. In addition, 14 paid holidays are offered each year; 13 scheduled on specific days and a Personal Holiday that may be taken any time during the year.

A comprehensive benefits summary for this position is available online by clicking here to be taken to the CSU benefits page.

Supplemental Information

Sonoma State University is committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, learning and inclusion. In line with our Strategic Plan and our Seawolf Commitment, our values include diversity, sustainability, community engagement, respect, responsibility, excellence and integrity. We strive to cultivate a community in which a diverse population can learn and work in an atmosphere of civility and respect. We encourage innovation, experimentation and creativity, as well as contributions to equity and inclusion, in the pursuit of excellence for all members of our university community.

The University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status. Mandated Reporting: This position may be considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current employees who apply for this position.

Sonoma State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff positions (i.e. H-1B visas).

Positions are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days.

For questions related to the application process, please reach out to Human Resources ( The ADA Coordinator is also available ( to assist individuals with disabilities in need of accommodation during the hiring process.

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

Rohnert Park, California 94928 United States View Map