Reporting to the Assistant Vice Chancellor, the Chief of Construction Services will administer the Board of Trustees’ policy and procedures as it relates to the construction management and Fire Safety of capital outlay and facilities maintenance projects. Construction Services includes systemwide Construction Management, Construction Insurance, Contractor Prequalification, Fire Safety and Inspection. The Chief of Construction Services will supervise the staff of Construction Services in directly administering construction at the Chancellor’s Office and the construction management of all 23 campuses of the California State University system.
The Director of Construction Management will take over the day-to-day project oversight and management and enable the Chief to develop, implement and manage the new Fire Safety Program.
Oversee and support construction management of major and minor capital outlay construction contracts at campuses as assigned.
Visit campuses to review status of construction projects, monitor progress and issues.
Supervise staff of CSU Fire Life Safety program, and work with the Director of Fire Safety to develop, implement and administer that program.
Oversee CSU prevailing wage labor compliance program, including policy, procedure, and use of internal and outside legal counsel consultants.
Oversee systemwide prequalification of prospective bidders.
Bachelor’s degree in construction management, architecture, engineering, or a closely related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Possession of California registration as an engineer or architect, or certification as a construction manager preferred.
Ten plus years' minimum of well-rounded professional experience; a comprehensive knowledge of construction methods, practices, and procedures; thorough knowledge of project management.
Expertise in claims mediation and resolution.
Relevant experience in public works contracting; vertical construction.
Experience relevant to Higher Education, but not necessarily in Higher Education.