Assistant Vice Chancellor & Campus Architect (0487U) 26281

The University of California, Berkeley in Berkeley, CA

Posted: 5/14/19
Deadline: 7/10/19
Salary: Salary & Benefits For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
Reference Number: 1373505

About This Organization

About Berkeley

The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world’s most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley’s culture of openness, freedom and acceptance‚Äîacademic and artistic, political and cultural‚Äîmake it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.

Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at

Job Duties


-Manages, directs, and coordinates all planning and design programs to ensure implementation of comprehensive campus planning program, including developing project schedules, estimates, and budgets, identifying funding, scheduling reviews/approvals, and preparing/processing documentation.
-Prepares long-term campus planning programs, including development strategies/plans and ensuring consistency with campus planning goals.
-Oversees correct application of planning policies, procedures and governmental regulations, including California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and related regulatory compliance and represents campus in legal challenges.
-Directs planning review activities with other governmental agencies and outside organizations and confers with relevant constituencies on and off campus who may have an interest or potential interest in campus planning programs/activities
-Consults/coordinates with relevant campus constituencies; confers with off-campus entities, community groups, etc regarding campus planning and major master planning projects.
-Prepares variety of reports for senior management and administration, faculty, staff, students and general public regarding planning and administrative activities for programs/project.
-Directs/manages professional staff including selection, training, setting performance standards, evaluating, and as required taking corrective action.
-Directs/participates in preparation/administration of Planning operating budget.
-Represents senior management as required including attending meetings, responding to informational requests and assists in emergency response planning/training.

Required Qualifications

Required Qualifications

– Advanced knowledge/skill in all aspects of managing complex planning operations.
– Advanced knowledge of architecture, urban design, city planning and/or landscape architecture, including in-depth knowledge of building design or planning in a large-scale public or institutional setting.
– Advanced knowledge of planning, design, construction, environmental issues, legal issues, federal, state and local laws, regulations and practices governing planning, and state/federal legislative processes.
– Advanced knowledge/skill in financial/personnel administration and management, including strong leadership and problem recognition/avoidance/resolution skills.
– Advanced organizational, analytical, written and interpersonal communication skills, including strong negotiating skills and highly developed political acumen.
– Bachelors or Masters degree in Architecture
– California architect license required or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire.

Preferred Qualifications

– Knowledge of implementing sustainability principles and practices; commitment to diversity and inclusion.
– Significant years of experience in architectural practice and/or client-side management responsibilities.


How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.

Conviction History Background

This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see:

For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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