Program Manager, Capital Construction

Long Beach, CA

Posted: 3/20/20
Deadline: 3/20/20
Salary: The targeted salary may be set as high as $7,917 per month based on experience. The salary range for this classification is $5,908 to $11,481 per month.
Reference Number: 1014279

About This Organization

CSU Long Beach

CSULB, one of the largest universities in the CSU system, is located in Long Beach on a beautifully landscaped, 320-acre campus near the ocean and the thriving downtown area. The school’s faculty and staff are engaged in a broad array of high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs, significant research, in addition to a wide range of community and professional service organizations.

Job Duties

The Program Planner, Capital Construction (PPCC) is responsible for leading and managing a variety of project-specific capital planning functions. The position is responsible for the management of specialty consultants, and coordination with multiple project and campus stakeholders.

The PMCC manages technical, regulatory, and fiscal capital planning functions for complex major capital projects from inception through completion of construction. This position will be a key member of the Major Project Construction Team, which is charged with managing the campus’s most complex, high profile, and high value major capital projects. Dependent on department needs, some of the duties of this position may also be required for smaller, less complex projects or other campus wide initiatives.

Required Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Familiarity with the capital planning, design, and construction requirements of a state agency similar to the CSU as it relates to technical project execution and funding (preferred but not required). Working knowledge of the laws, ordinances, and other regulations applicable to building, construction, maintenance, and repair, including building codes for the state of California, fire codes, ADA regulations, California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), and industry standards. Ability to analyze and resolve a wide range of complex problems and be able to be multi-task as related to project planning. Proven technical writing skills to allow effective written communication of regulatory and technical concepts to project stakeholders and regulatory agencies. Ability to function in a collaborative team environment and build and maintain effective relations with the College’s various constituencies. Ability to think strategically and tactically. Ability to “see around corners” and anticipate issues/problems early so that corrective action can be taken on a timely basis. Ability to read and accurately interpret blueprints and specifications. Ability to work independently with a results oriented work ethic, committed to delivering assigned tasks on schedule to the established quality standard. Proven ability to manage multiple assigned tasks simultaneously and across multiple projects. Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills. Proficiency in PC-compatible software programs, such as Word, Excel, Access, Adobe, Bluebeam and Plan Grid.

Ability to communicate with an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community. Ability to follow all university policies, procedures, and guidelines including but not limited to safety, civility, information security, and non-discrimination policies and procedures. Ability to contribute to a positive university experience for each and every student, and assist in achieving the university’s commitment to a “vision of excellence.”
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in planning, engineering, construction management, architecture, design, or related field and five years of progressively responsible full time work experience in a related field required. Equivalent experience (or combination of education and experience) in planning, engineering, construction management, architecture, or design will be considered as a substitution for a degree on a year for year basis.

Physical Planning experience for an institution similar to a CSU campus (including program development, master planning, regulatory review, CEQA coordination, space planning, other planning related activities); and/or, Project Management of complex capital projects (responsibility for technical and fiscal execution of projects, coordination with multiple project stakeholders, and other project management related activities) strongly preferred.
Licenses / Certificates
CA Driver’s License, Class C
Professional certification(s)/licenses in capital planning, project management, construction management, engineering, design, and/or architecture preferred.


The targeted salary may be set as high as $7,917 per month based on experience. The salary range for this classification is $5,908 to $11,481 per month.

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