Req No: 2023-16195 Category: Facilities/Maintenance Type: Full-Time Central Staff Salary: $5,373 - $6,500 per month Close Date:
Overview The salary for this position is $5,373 - $6,500 per month depending upon qualifications and internal equitites and is non-negotiable.
WHO WE ARE
Established in 1943, the mission of the SDSU Research Foundation (SDSURF) is to focus on realizing the research objectives of San Diego State University, and to be the backbone for faculty and staff to find, attract, win, and administer their research and sponsored programs. SDSU is one of the top public research universities in the nation, furthering discoveries, interventions, and solutions that improve communities and change the world. The SDSURF provides the full life cycle of grants services to faculty and staff to realize these discoveries, interventions, and solutions that make a difference.
WHAT OUR DEPARTMENT DOES
The SDSURF's Facilities Planning & Management department participates in the university's mission of research excellence by supporting and housing funded research in research foundation-owned and leased properties. The model of asset management performance balances research, university, and commercial space occupancies to maximize research opportunities, university needs, and utilizes commercial rent revenue to offset operational expenses. We are a team who collaborate on all daily functions while playing an integral role in the support and success of SDSU researchers.
YOUR ROLE IN CREATING THE UNIVERSITY'S PRESENT AND FUTURE
As a Project Manager with the Facilities Planning & Management team, and under the general direction of the Senior Planner of Facilities Planning & Management, you will be responsible for performing a variety of responsibilities related to the design and tenant improvement construction of research foundation-owned property, and leased project space associated with the research foundation's real property holdings. You will be responsible for interfacing with senior executives, university representatives, faculty, tenants, vendors, contractors, and a variety of external agencies. Work is performed using considerable judgment and involves management of critical data, integrating processes within an organization as a whole to maintain core services, which support and foster research, as well as the SDSU research mission and overall strategic growth plans.
Responsibilities THE WORK YOU WILL DO AND MANAGE
As a Project Manager with Facilities Planning & Management, you will participate in the departments management of SDSURF owned and leased research, commercial and administrative spaces, to meet the departments research and budgetary goals and objectives. Those responsibilities include all phases of space planning, design, and construction.
You will collaborate with the Senior Planner and the Director of Facilities Planning & Management and will perform feasibility studies to determine the practicality of a project. Work includes preparing, reviewing, and approving designs, plans, specifications, and rendering final inspection and approval of completed construction work that may also require collaboration with architects, engineers, and other specialists. You will be responsible for communication with clients and stakeholders delivering project progress reports.
As Project Manager you will also be responsible for administering professional services and construction contracts including the review, approval and tracking of all invoices and payments through the Research Foundations standard processing procedures. Additionally, you will track several components related to the pre-and-post planning, design and construction process and workflow using systems such as Smartsheet and Microsoft Project. You will assist with several budgetary functions of the department, including preparation of various tenant and capital improvement budget projections and variances.
Qualifications THE SKILLS WE NEED
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities Needed
Comprehensive knowledge of the latest releases of AutoCAD and Microsoft Project
Comprehensive knowledge of the CBC, ADA and ADAAG codes and requirements
Knowledge of BOMA method of space calculation
Ability to read, draft, and understand working architectural/engineering construction documents
Knowledge in preparation, understanding of specifications for interior planning and construction
Possess excellent leadership and management skills, with ability to motivate teams to produce quality performance and results within tight timeframes in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple projects simultaneously.
Ability to extrapolate and interpret raw data for development of technical reports and budgets
Ability to work as a team as well as with a high degree of autonomy, making independent and technical decisions, and solving problems 'on the fly'.
Ability to coordinate the accurate and timely production of projects from start to finish and work under deadlines and budgets.
Ability to maintain professionalism and excellent judgment at all times, and provide an outstanding level of customer service.
Possess strong organizational and project management skills with drive to meet division objectives
Knowledge of cost-estimating, budgeting, value engineering, and scheduling construction projects
Knowledge of state, federal, city and local regulations in planning and B occupancy construction
Ability to develop or participate in writing specifications for equipment, systems or services
Ability to create RFQ/RFP packages and negotiate contracted service agreements
Flexibility to work after normal business hours to accomplish required tasks and during emergency situations
Ability to relate well to others within the project environment.
Ability to display motivation and strong interpersonal skills
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
Experience and Education
Bachelors degree from an accredited college or equivalent experience in drafting, architecture, engineering, interior design, or a related field.
Minimum of 3 years of experience in all areas of space planning and tenant improvement project management.
Preferred Qualifications and Special Skills
Previous related work experience in a university, non-profit, or space planning firm setting.
Access to campus amenities, including Love Library, Aztec Lanes bowling alley, SDSU transit center, and a variety of coffee shops and eateries.
Discounted Aztec Recreation Center gym membership and SDSU events
HOW TO APPLY AND TIPS FOR MAKING IT THROUGH OUR HIRING PROCESS
You must apply through the SDSURF Career Page. Make sure your application is complete. Including a resume and cover letter is recommended. Respond to supplemental questions thoroughly.
WHAT OUR HIRING PROCESS IS LIKE
We work as fast as we can to make hiring decisions. However, it may take several weeks for all the parties involved to review your application. We keep in touch each step of the way and inform you of the status of your application.
ADDITIONAL APPLICANT INFORMATION:
The salary range for this position is depending upon qualifications and is non-negotiable.
Applicant must live in a commutable distance from SDSU.
This position is open until filled.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with SDSU Research Foundation.
San Diego State University Research Foundation is an EEO/AA/Disability/Vets Employer.
Founded in 1897, San Diego State University is a public institution of higher education located in southern California. SDSU is the oldest and largest university in San Diego and the third largest in the state. SDSU continues to gain recognition as a leader in higher education.Join SDSU and make a difference through meaningful work that contributes to knowledge and provides rich opportunities for students. The dynamic synergy between SDSU and the San Diego region furthers SDSU's excellence and global impact. Every member of our team can proudly proclaim, "I Am SDSU."In addition to SDSU, three not-for-profit auxiliary employers operate to provide services for the University. The SDSU Research Foundation furthers the educational, research and community service mission of SDSU. Aztec Shops provides a diverse portfolio of products and services including operation of the SDSU Bookstore, SDSU Dining, and management of commercial and real estate properties surrounding the campus. Associated Students of SDSU is a student-directed organization that manages programs and facilities enjoyed by students, faculty, staff, and the community-at-large.