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Company: University of California
Location: Santa Barbara, CA
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Government, Nonprofit, Education


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. 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.

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.


Minimum Requirements

Bachelor's Degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management or related field AND 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
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.

Desirable Requirements

Special Conditions of Employment

Maintain a valid CA driver's license, a clean DMV record and enrollment in the DMV Employee Pull-Notice Program
Satisfactory criminal history background check

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