Director - Campus Design & Construction - Project Delivery
University of California San Francisco
Location: San Francisco, California
Internal Number: 68017BR
Under the general direction of the Associate Vice Chancellor - Campus Design & Construction, the Director - Campus Design & Construction - Project Delivery is primarily responsible for effective capital project delivery in compliance with all UCSF standards and policies across all campuses and leased buildings and is accountable to all customers and campus leadership for overall project delivery performance. The candidate is responsible for the management of Campus Design & Construction projects with a value of up to $70M total project cost. Provides administrative oversight for teams of project delivery staff possessing varying experience, knowledge, and skill levels with emphasis on team and staff development end engagement, daily operations and functions, ensuring that customers remain well informed, project progress and completion is within budget and time constraints.
This is accomplished through effective leadership, exemplary customer service, effective stakeholder engagement, focused development and management of project delivery staff including, Assistant Project Managers, Project Managers, Senior Project Managers, Senior Program Managers and Associate Directors.
Supporting Responsibilities: The position is also responsible to:
Work with the AVC Campus Design & Construction and Counsel to develop project delivery models and strategies.
Obtain internal project approvals and oversee the flow of project funds throughout implementation.
Steward effective and efficient project execution.
Proactively identify and manage project risk with the project delivery staff
Work with department leadership to develop and track appropriate project and staff performance metrics
Work with department leadership to manage policy deployment for project implementation and process improvement, develop and manage department workload planning, personnel oversight, key improvement leadership, PDCA on performance metrics, and workflow standardization and optimization.
Collaborate with leadership to develop, deploy, update, and enforce campus wide design standards, Technical Performance Criteria, and all other codes and standards.
Collaborate with Real Estate Finance & Administration and Real Estate Contracts to effectively plan and execute capital projects in an integrated and efficient manner.
Integrate with Campus Planning and Campus Architect to effectively study, validate, plan, secure approvals, document, and move UCSF customers associated with capital projects.
Collaborate with Campus Building Official and Campus Fire Marshal to develop, deploy, update and enforce campus wide design and permitting best practices.
Provide design guidance to project delivery staff as needed and in support of individual project objectives and consistent with all codes, UC policy and UCSF Campus Wide design standards and Campus Architect direction.
Engage with all campus stakeholders involved with capital project delivery to assure full cooperation and seek opportunities to improve processes and assure that all projects consider the full breadth of UCSF/UCOP goals, initiatives, policies, and best practices. Key stakeholder groups include Facilities Services, IT Services, Sustainability, EH&S, Central Accounting, Budget and Resource Management (BRM), Community & Government Relations (CGR), University Development and Alumni Relations (UDAR), UC Police Department (UCPD), UCSF Risk Management, University of California Office of the President (UCOP).
Project Management & Construction Responsibilities include:
Collaborate with UCSF Real Estate leadership and Campus Design & Construction team to manage, develop, deploy, teach, enforce, and update project delivery best practices and standardized work including all areas of:
Project initialization and intake.
Customer engagement and satisfaction.
Communication and reporting.
Project Charter and Gate Management
Project Scope development and management.
Project Budget development and cost management.
Project Schedule development and management.
Risk assessment and mitigation including insurance compliance.
Funding and project approvals.
Planning (physical, capital and space)
Selection of appropriate contract and supply chain selection models.
Onboarding and integration of new supply chain partners.
Standardized document controls and technology use for project management information systems (PMIS) including Unifier, P6, Bluebeam, BOX, BIM and any other information management systems.
Contract compliance and dispute mitigation.
Design Management including user and stakeholder management.
Permitting and Inspection management
Internal UCSF supplier management.
External vendor and supplier management.
Lean business practices
Overall project performance for all UCSF Real Estate capital project customers across the campus.
Develop, maintain, and strengthen relationships with all customers across the campus.
Actively engages with UCSF Real Estate Customers across the Campus to forecast future capital program needs and understand current customer challenges to identify opportunities for improvements and increase customer satisfaction.
Staff Leadership and Management Responsibilities
Provide direct supervision to all project delivery staff associated with projects under $70M total value and others as required.
Manage staff resources appropriately to assure that the correct number, experience, and skill set of project delivery staff are available to support the Capital Program within the assigned portfolio of work.
Recruit, retain, train, develop, coach, and promote all staff within your area of responsibility and others as required.
Assure all staff are appropriately matched with the number and type of projects that they are qualified to perform.
Assure that all work performed by all staff under your supervision are completing their work in compliance with all UCSF and UC policies, laws, standing orders, best practices, and standardized work and to the satisfaction of our customers.
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and high-quality patient care. It is the only UC campus in the 10-campus system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.