Reference Number: MB2020-ED2612
California State University Monterey Bay
Powered by an inspiring Vision Statement, California State University, Monterey Bay (WWW.CSUMB.EDU) is a comprehensive, mid-sized four-year university whose staff and faculty help transform student lives by emphasizing project-based learning, requiring service learning, and promoting multicultural and global perspectives on and beyond the campus community. CSUMB is both an MSI and HSI and has a vibrant, diverse student body of nearly 7000 students and growing. Our faculty and staff, many of whom live in campus housing, appreciate living and working about one mile from the shores of the beautiful Monterey Bay. As one of the 23 campuses in the California State University (CSU) system, we offer excellent benefits, including housing, and competitive salaries for our faculty and staff. During our 25th Silver Anniversary Celebration in 2019-20, we will complete two major building projects: the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences and the Student Union. By 2030, CSUMB’s sustainability initiative is to be carbon neutral.
Under the general supervision of the Director of Campus Planning, Design, and Construction, the University Planner is responsible for overseeing all project planning activities including review of project programs, budgets and schedules; and also perform high-level technical tasks and work closely with local jurisdictions, municipalities, and external agencies on planning, policy development, and environmental reviews of concepts, plans or initiatives that may impact the university’s property or its interests.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to, the following:
2. STAKEHOLDER/CLIENT ENGAGEMENT: Manages stakeholder engagement and development of project scopes. Represents campus end-users, project clients, campus technical staff, and the university community on all assigned capital projects. Ensures all project scopes reflect approved stakeholder input and ensures decision-making process documentation. The position works with campus staff and the Chancellor’s Office on all physical planning activities from project conception to construction implementation and maintenance for all programs. Reviews facility condition reports generated for both academic and self-support funded campus facilities to determine critical deferred maintenance and recommends prioritization of deferred maintenance, ADA and capital renewal projects. Develops and submits long-range development plans, including changes in academic and enrollment plans. Manages all major/minor master plan changes and Environmental Impact Reports.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Ability to relate facility condition reports to long- and short-term needs, particularly as related to utility infrastructure, deferred maintenance and support requirements. Ability to analyze and evaluate capital outlay requests for academic renewal and enhancements, utilities infrastructure and physical plant capacity, including review of construction cost estimates and schedules.
Ability to work within a department undergoing transformational changes (i.e., organizational structure, management, and culture). Ability to be flexible and accommodate shifting priorities and economic conditions. Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet established deadlines.
The ideal candidate in this role should have a positive attitude, an active, energetic mind, and a leadership style that is characterized by highly ethical practices and a commitment to diversity, openness, flexibility, integrity, and kindness
SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT AND POSITION DESIGNATIONS:
• All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check (including a criminal records check).
CSUMB is a smoke and tobacco-free campus.
A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university in urban planning, business administration, engineering, or related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience in project planning demonstrating the application of the methods, practices and procedures of facilities planning, capital project design and construction, fiscal management, budgetary preparation, scheduling and control techniques.