Minor Capital Program Manager (503556)

  • California State University (CSU) Northridge
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Nov 13, 2021
Full Time Project Management

Job Description

Description:
At CSUN we aspire to continually grow as an inclusive, cooperative community!
CSUN strives to be a destination workplace, where everyone understands that they belong to a community that is vital in advancing student success and providing exemplary service to all stakeholders. We foster an environment of success, both for our students and our employees. We have a relentless passion for celebrating diversity, equity, and inclusion as well as being an employer of choice. You will also have the opportunity to realize your own personal goals and be recognized for the work you do and enjoy the unique value the CSUN community can offer. As a leader you will have the opportunity to thrive in a community in which our leaders share common traits as identified in our Leadership Principles https://www.csun.edu/leadership-principles. If this sounds like you, you've come to the right place.

Responsibilities
Under the general supervision of the Campus Architect/Director of Design and Construction, the Minor Capital Program Manager will oversee a program delivering 40 to 60 construction projects a year to the Northridge campus. The Program Manager will serve as Facilities Planning's liaison to campus end-users for a diverse portfolio of projects. The position performs project planning, budgeting, scheduling, and oversight of design and construction for a wide range of small capital campus construction and renovation projects. The incumbent manages the Minor Capital Program that is delivered through CSU's Job Order Contract (JOC) program. Job responsibilities include the following:
• Work directly with administrative and academic campus clients to develop scopes of work, budgets, and schedules for a variety of project types including but not limited to tenant improvements, infrastructure projects, fire alarm and fire sprinkler projects, landscaping, improvements to athletics facilities, signage, and audio/visual upgrades.
• At any given time, the Minor Capital Program Manager is likely to have 3 to 4 projects in planning and/or design, 2 to 3 projects in construction, and 3 to 4 projects in closeout. Projects range in size from mostly $100-$750k but occasionally can be as large as $2 million.
• Work on high-profile donor projects with time-sensitive deadlines. Typically these include signage installations, art installations, and tenant improvements.
• Tenant improvements can include but are not necessarily limited to: new configurations of offices/classrooms, audio/visual upgrades, new/upgraded finishes, furniture installations, office, classroom and teaching laboratory renovations, and remodeling or installing of new advanced research laboratories.
• As a leader, demonstrates a commitment to student success that is mission aligned with the university's vision, values and priorities. Establishes an ethical and collegial work environment, promoting a collaborative, accountable and inclusive team. Encourages a courageous and resilient solution-oriented environment by participating in new opportunities to further the mission of the university. Participates in developing initiatives that further support the campus mission with a service-oriented and catalytic mind set. Strengthens employees by being communicative and a talent builder that develops team attributes, furthering departmental goals.
• Performs other duties as assigned.
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Qualifications
• Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Construction Management, or related field such as Engineering or Planning. Master's degree preferred.
• Equivalent to five years of progressively responsible professional/administrative experience; with 2 of the five years in a managerial role preferred.
• Six years' experience in project planning, design, development, construction management, or capital program management is preferred.
• Experience working in an institution of higher education in planning, design and construction is also preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Leadership
• Demonstrated experience managing design and construction projects.
• Strong negotiating skills, creative and innovative problem solving, strong budgetary management skills, excellent communication skills (written and oral), and the ability to collaborate.
• Ability to multi-task and juggle multiple projects at once, skillful in developing relationships and working with disparate types of clients and departments, and able to execute a wide variety of projects.
• The nature of the work requires good judgement, dedication to efficient and effective project management, dilegence, diplomacy, creativity, and resourcefulness, and the ability to adhere to deadlines.
• Lead diverse teams to support the operational mission and vision of employers by fostering an ethical, inclusive and collegial work environment.
• Demonstrated ability to support ongoing improvement through courageous, resilient, and catalytic leadership.
• Lead varying initiatives through a collaborative, service-oriented and communicative approach.
• Demonstrated commitment to employee development, recognition, and accountability to further operational goals.

Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule
• Salary is commensurate with knowledge, skills, and experience. The University offers excellent fringe benefits.
• The anticipated HIRING RANGE: $110,000 to $121,000 , dependent upon qualifications and experience.

General Information
• This position is a sensitive position as designated by the CSU.
• A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
• The person holding this position may be considered a 'limited 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.
• Candidates should apply by completing the CSUN on-line application. To submit an application and for more detailed information on the application and hiring process, please visit this link: www.csun.edu/careers
• This job opening has been re-posted and will remain OPEN UNTIL FILLED.
Equal Employment Opportunity
CSUN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, and disability. Our nondiscrimination policy is set forth in CSU Executive Order 1096. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting Recruitment Services at 818-677-2101.

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

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