15 days old


UC San Diego
La Jolla, California 92093 Work Remotely
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

UC San Diego 


Filing Deadline: Mon 8/15/2022, thereafter Open Until Filled

Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience


This position offers a hybrid work arrangement, which includes a combination of onsite and remote work.


Under general direction of the Senior Director of Project Management for the Campus or Healthcare, the Capital Project Manager is accountable to either the campus or medical centers to provide projects that are on schedule, within budget, high quality, sustainable, cost effective, and appropriate to the client's needs. The Project Manager organizes, plans, and controls the design and construction effort for individual projects. This may involve selecting professional design staff; coordinating the activities of clients, design professionals (architect, engineers, etc.), contractors, inspectors, and others associated with the project; monitoring project progress, cost, and quality; resolving problems that arise in the project; and working with state agency officials to ensure compliance and safety. Communicate with project stakeholders on campus/medical centers regarding program, budget, schedule and construction impact. Complete and warrant the project to department and University specifications.


This position requires advanced skills and is responsible for all aspects of the design and construction process for major and significant building projects, or highly specialized and critical components of these projects. Projects are often characterized by their complexity. Exercise independent judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results, and may oversee, manage, supervise, or provide guidance to other Facilities Project Managers and/or Analysts.




• DOJ/FBI and DMV background checks and clearances required prior to hire.

• Must possess and maintain a valid California Driver License.


Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).


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To foster the best possible working and learning environment, UC San Diego strives to cultivate a rich and diverse environment, inclusive and supportive of all students, faculty, staff and visitors. For more information, please visit UC San Diego Principles of Community - https://ucsd.edu/about/principles.html.


The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html



• Bachelor's degree in related area and/or an equivalent combination of experience/training in architecture, engineering, construction management, urban design, city planning, landscape or a similar field. Advanced project management skills to effectively manage highly complex projects, or highly specialized and critical project components.

• Advanced knowledge of building and construction, design, construction contract administration and California Building Codes, including advanced understanding of industry practices, or deep expertise in a highly specialized and critical discipline. Demonstrated working knowledge of architectural, engineering, and construction practices.

• Demonstrated leadership and managerial skills necessary to simultaneously direct several large professional teams working on unique and technically difficult projects in a complex administrative environment.

• Demonstrated ability and knowledge to provide technical advice on construction practices, methods and procedures, and to prepare drawings and specifications for major building projects.

• Familiarity with California and applicable building codes and regulations, and professional design experience to effectively direct and review the preparation of design and construction documents, review and approve contractor submittals, and to effectively resolve field problems during construction.

• Demonstrated working knowledge of California Building Code, Title-24 and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements, Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD), Division of State Architect (DSA) and State Fire Marshal (SFM) code and policy requirements for hospital construction(Medical Center only).

• Demonstrated working knowledge of standard design and construction sequences and durations necessary to prepare, monitor, and manage detailed project schedule.

• Demonstrated working knowledge of current project and construction costs and experience with industry standard cost estimating systems. Financial skills to prepare, monitor, and manage detailed project budgets, evaluate independent cost estimates, and review and approve payment requests.

• Demonstrated skill to effectively negotiate terms, conditions and costs related to design professional contracts and construction change orders. Demonstrated familiarity with design and construction contracts, contract law, public contracting code, and construction claims procedures. Ability to draft modifications to standard agreements consistent with Regental Policy and in coordination with legal counsel.

• Advanced ability to manage contractors and maintain compliance to the agreed-upon scope of work and budget. Demonstrated construction administration experience and skills to monitor contractor operations for conformance to contract documents and applicable codes, review and negotiate contractor claims, oversee work of inspectors and testing agencies, and actively assist contractor and design team in the resolution of technical and procedural problems.

• Excellent computer skills and knowledge of various computer software programs including, but not limited to Microsoft Office, Outlook, and e-Builder Project Management.

• Advanced analytical, organizational and problem recognition, avoidance, and resolution skills.

• Advanced written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills, including highly effective negotiation skills and highly developed political acumen. Demonstrated superior written communication skills to prepare clear, concise and professional reports and correspondence.Ability to effectively present project/program design and status issues to client groups. Ability to work effectively with user departments and be responsive to their needs.

• Proven ability to promote, develop and maintain cooperative relationships with people from diverse backgrounds including University Personnel and the public.

Salary Details

Commensurate with Experience


Posted: 2022-07-28 Expires: 2022-09-11

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