The Project Manager is responsible for all efforts associated with successfully managing multiple University construction projects.
This includes all aspects of project management during the planning, design, construction, and closeout phases of the project life cycle.
This position is required to collaboratively interface with a variety of stakeholders including senior administrators, staff, faculty, agencies having jurisdiction including those at the Federal, State, and local level, and various professional consultants, contractors, and vendors.
This is a position in the CSU - Management Personnel Plan (MPP), and serves at the pleasure of the President. This position will require adherence to University compliance training such as : Conflict of Interest and Ethics, AB 1825 Sexual Harassment Prevention, Information Security, and Injury and Illness Prevention Program.
The person hired for this position may be required to complete an outside employment disclosure statement in accordance with Title V of the California Code of Regulations.
Independently leads and direct projects requiring functional integration and involving multiple disciplines to be managed.
This includes those associated with major maintenance and repair, minor capital renewal / improvements, deferred maintenance, and infrastructure improvements.
Coordinates as necessary throughout all project phases with the Campus Deputy Building Official, Construction Administrator, and others.
To include maintaining accurate expense tracking and cost projections. Proactively brings forward issues or challenges and proposed solutions designed to successfully contain and mitigate risk.
Tracks and monitors progress and reviews invoices with recommendations for approval or otherwise.
Reports all failed inspections or tests to the Campus Deputy Building Official, contractor and design professional requesting instructions as to further procedure.
Evaluates and makes recommendations concerning proposed contract changes. Ensures ongoing compliance with contractual requirements.
Works collaboratively with others to process contract modification documents.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
To include in-depth knowledge of public works construction processes, and skill to manage all phases of planning, design and construction
Ability to apply such knowledge successfully for assigned projects.
Ability to analyze and review of schedules to guide adjustment as needed to manage schedule and risk.
A valid driver's license is required for this position. Out of state candidates selected for the position must obtain a State of California driver's license within 10 days of hire in accordance with the California Department of Motor Vehicles regulations.
Once hired the employee must successfully complete the Defensive Driver Training Program provided by the State of California for California State University campuses.
Classification : Administrator I
Hiring Range : Commensurate with experience
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Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was offered the position on a contingent basis.
The standard background check includes : criminal check, employment and education verification. Depending on the position, a motor vehicle and / or credit check may be required.
All background checks are conducted through the university's third party vendor, Accurate Background. Some positions may also require fingerprinting.
SJSU will pay all costs associated with this procedure. Evidence of required degree(s) or certification(s) will be required at time of hire.
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