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The Campus Planning and Development Department at Cal State Monterey Bay is seeking a collaborative manager who brings confidence and humility to the task of leading a service-oriented team in support of the University's mission and campus master plan. The new Director has the exceptional opportunity to help senior administrators shape the future of a growing campus. Our University offers competitive compensation and a generous benefits package including access to campus housing opportunities.
Cal State Monterey Bay provides more than 7,600 students an extraordinary opportunity to learn on a residential campus just one mile from the shores of the beautiful Monterey Bay. Our campus is adjacent to one of the world's most productive agriculture regions and some of its most attractive tourist destinations. The Pacific Ocean at our back door provides abundant recreational opportunities, as well as a site for innovative research that reflects our campus's focus on environmental stewardship and sustainability.
Under the general supervision of the Associate Vice President (AVP) for Campus Planning and Development, the Director for Campus Planning and Space Management is responsible for the administration of campus planning and space management functions. Primary responsibilities include process and policy development, campus master plan implementation, capital outlay planning, environmental planning review, feasibility studies, transportation, space management and functions as a liaison with local, state, and federal agencies.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to, the following:
Works collaboratively with other Administration and Finance units in the implementation of all physical planning programs, particularly with Design and Construction, Facilities Services and Operations, Business and Finance, and University Development. Working with the AVP, directly coordinates and communicates planning activities with other campus units, including Office of the President, Office of the Provost, Academic Deans, Student Affairs and University Development. Facilitates campus and regional community input regarding University physical planning programs and space management activities.
Works closely with the AVP for CPD and Director for Design and Construction to develop and implement the campus capital outlay program to include setting recommended priorities for the annual and five year programs, feasibility studies and program development, project justifications, budget development and coordination with the CSU Office of the Chancellor for all state and non-state funded projects. Follow SUAM guidelines and coordinate with all entities for designing, budgeting and administration for all capital projects.
Develop and implement transition strategies for the campus master plan to evolve from a conceptual program to specific development plans, to include system-level campus plans (e.g. transportation and traffic management plans, utility master plan, landscape master plan, etc.). Collaborates on the development of campus design guidelines and standards. Ensures that the aesthetic of the campus and all projects are coherent with the master plan guidelines.
Leads the discussion of relevant campus-wide issues in the areas of master planning and space management. Provides analysis and evaluation of the academic and program growth relative to impacts on the Campus Strategic and Master Planning efforts. Reviews projects with A&F project committee and makes recommendations to the Cabinet. Participates in discussions of project development, design review and community planning & real estate development.
Assists in the development of departmental budget preparation. Determines opportunities and priorities for pursuing local, state and federal grants in support of capital improvement projects including Federal Economic Development Administrative grants. Prepares and coordinates capital improvements grant submittals.
Oversees the campus' Public Benefit Conveyances, Economic Development Conveyances and associated property transfers and environmental clean-up activities. External agency coordination includes the U.S. Army, U.S. Department of Education and Fort Ord Reuse Authority (FORA). Represents the University in community planning efforts (e.g. FORA committees, County committees, AMBAG, TAMC, community workshops, etc.).
Oversees and supervises the implementation of and compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) for campus projects, to include determination of appropriate CEQA process, management of consulting firms and contracts, coordination of CSU Capital Planning, Design and Construction staff, CSU General Counsel, local, state and federal agencies, and the public.
Perform other job-related duties and special projects as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Thorough knowledge of the methods, practices and procedures of campus planning; budget preparation and control techniques; knowledge of state and non-state funding sources to support educational construction and equipment programs, and implementation of model management and administrative techniques related to the supervision and direction of a diverse work force. Working knowledge of standard office and planning software including word processing, spreadsheets, graphics and presentation software, AutoCAD, GIS and database management systems.
Skills: Proven management skills and ability to manage day-to-day operations; strong written and oral communication skills, including the editing, oversight or preparation of technical reports, and the presentation of information to government entities and various committees; and strong interpersonal and public relations skills to work effectively with faculty, staff, students, contractors, design professionals, governmental representatives, the campus community and the general public.
Ability to: make effective decisions and perform a variety of administrative duties plan, assign, coordinate, delegate and supervise the work of a staff engaged in a variety of duties; ability to understand and manage high-profile, sensitive or controversial political situations; and develop new financial and administrative documents and policy statement, and interpret and evaluate policies and procedures.
Equivalent to a bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university in planning, architecture, engineering, business administration, public administration or a related field AND seven (7) years of progressive managerial experience in campus planning, facilities management, administration and environmental coordination.
10+ years of management and/or supervisory experience in campus planning directing the work of a relatively small staff of community planners. An advanced degree in planning, architecture, engineering, business administration, public administration or a related field. Experience in a college or university setting particularly within the CSU system. Experience working with a diverse and multicultural population and performing community services. Demonstrated technical literacy.
SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT & POSITION DESIGNATIONS:
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with CSUMB. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current employees who apply for this position.
The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
This position will have a duty to report to the Campus Title IX Officer information pertaining to victims of sex discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, dating/domestic violence, and stalking as required by CSU Executive Order 1095.
This position has been designated as a sensitive position with access to and responsibility for detailed personally identifiable Level 1 confidential information about students, faculty, staff or alumni that is protected, personal or sensitive as defined in the CSU Information Security Data Classification Standards.
Must possess and maintain a valid license to drive in the State of California, pass the Defensive Training Class, and be insurable under the University's liability coverage.
This position may require occasional evenings and/or weekend work.
This position requires, but is not limited to, performing work indoors and outdoors in a variety of local weather conditions and environments, with responsibility for site inspections. Office environment with standard equipment and tasks. Position requires working at a computer and desk for extended periods of time. Requires travel between campus offices and off-campus locations.
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:
Anticipated hiring salary in the low $100,000s/annual. This is a management level position with an attractive benefits package, which includes: a vacation accrual rate of 16-hours per month; an excellent choice of medical, dental and vision insurance; long term disability coverage; life insurance; and retirement benefits. For further information, please visit: Management Personnel Plan(http://www.calstate.edu/hr/benefits/documents/management-personnel-plan-mpp-benefits-summary.pdf). The University Corporation at CSU Monterey Bay also provides access to affordable campus housing,Employee Housing(https://csumb.edu/corporation/employee-housing).
For full consideration, submit the required documents by 5:00 p.m. on the priority screen date listed above. For assistance or if you require an accommodation, please call (831) 582-3389. For computer/online access you may visit the Tanimura & Antle Family Memorial Library.
CSU Monterey Bay is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to: Age, Disability, Race or Ethnicity, Gender, Gender Identity or Expression, Nationality, Religion, Sexual Orientation, Genetic Information, Veteran or Military Status.