The Director of Project Management manages the Architects and Engineers (A&E) Project Management team in the day-to-day activities associated with campus construction, renovation and retrofit projects. As a representative of A&E, manages the programming, design, and construction of new and remodeled major and minor capital projects, with an active project load of over $825 million. Under general direction of the Executive Director of Construction and Project Management of Architects and Engineers, this position is accountable to the campus to provide projects that are on schedule, within budget, high quality, sustainable, cost effective, and appropriate to the client's needs. Serves as the Project Manager for high profile and/or complex projects key to the accomplishment of the mission of the institution. Manages and coordinates large and/or complex construction projects through all phases of design, permitting and construction. Provides leadership and oversight for campus project management function by managing staff project managers and inspectors. Operates with significant independence and minimal supervision as the principal project representative. Meets regularly to collaborate with senior management and campus leadership. Works cooperatively with business unit client representatives, other campus units such as Facilities, EHS, Computing and Communications and Capital Asset Strategies. Directs, organizes, plans and controls the design and construction effort; selecting professional design staff; coordinating the activities of clients, design professionals (architects, engineers, etc.), contractors, inspectors, and other associated with the project; monitoring project progress, cost and quality; resolving problems that arise in the project; working with state agency officials to ensure compliance and safety; communicating with project stakeholders regarding program, budget, schedule and construction impact; and completing and warranting the project to department and University specifications.
A University of Distinction and Diversity widely recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the nation, the University of California, Riverside current enrollment is more than 20,000 students, with a goal of 21,000 students by 2020. The campus is in the midst of a tremendous growth spurt with new and remodeled facilities coming on-line on a regular basis.UCR is loca...ted approximately 50 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. UCR is also within easy driving distance of dozens of major cultural and recreational sites, as well as desert, mountain and coastal destinations. UCR is one of 10 universities within the prestigious University of California system, and the only UC located in Inland Southern California.