Project Manager (Administrative Analyst/Specialist, Exempt II) (10467)

  • San Francisco
  • San Francisco, California
  • Jul 01, 2020
Full Time Administrative Analysis and Research Clerical and Administrative Support Project Management

Job Description

Working Title
Project Manager

Positions Available
1 Position Available.

SF State University
San Francisco State is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting the Senior Human Resources Manager.

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San Francisco State is a 100% Smoke/Vapor-Free Campus. Smoking or Vaping of any tobacco/plant-based substance is not permitted on any University properties.

The person holding this position may be 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 may be a "designated position" in the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position may be required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission.

Department Description
Capital Planning, Design, and Construction provides management of programming, planning, architecture, engineering, and construction of new and remodeled capital projects in support of the university's mission.

CPDCs team of design and sustainability professionals, environmental review specialists, space analysts, construction project managers, construction inspectors, and cost control and contract specialists represent the interests of the campus, working with the university community, the CSU Office of the Chancellor, and state and local agencies to coordinate and manage the development of capital projects.

Appointment Type*
This is a one year probationary position.

Time Base*
Full-Time (1.0)

Work Schedule*
Monday to Friday; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. unless otherwise noted - Work schedules for this position may vary in order to accommodate the operational needs of the University.

Anticipated Hiring Range*
$5,833 to $6,250 per month ($70,000 to $75,000 annually)

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Position Summary*
Under the direction of the Director of Capital Project Management (DCPM), the Project Manager (PM) manages the development and implementation of Major Capital Outlay, Minor Capital Outlay, Minor Alteration, and Hazardous Materials Abatement projects. The Project Manager coordinates these projects throughout their various phases - schematic, preliminary, and construction documents, bidding, construction and occupancy - by ongoing and timely communication with university representatives, off-campus design consultants and contractors. The Project Manager assists the Director of CPM to define project, develop a set of tasks to implement the project, coordinate and monitor the work involved in the tasks, and deliver a completed project on time and within the prescribed budget constraints. This position is required to interface with a variety of Colleges and Departments including Faculty, Staff and Administrators, Chancellor's office officials, as well as Federal, State and local agencies, and a variety of vendors and contractors.

Position Information
- Coordinates and monitors work in progress of design professionals and contractors. Works with all project participants, clients/users, architects, consultants, cost estimators, construction managers, inspectors, code enforcement agencies, and contractors. Participates in preparation and administration of agreements between the University and design professionals/contractors. Be sufficiently familiar with all agreements between the University and design professionals/contractors. Alerts Director of CPM to any lack of information and project issues that may affect the project schedule and/or budget. Under direct supervision of Director of CPM the coordinator is responsible for the contract administration of construction projects.

- Works with building users, University colleges and departments; obtains approvals and decisions from the client (user) in timely manner that allows the project to flow smoothly and quickly through each phase of design and construction. Alerts the Director of CPM to any change in scope, lack of information, or decision from clients that may affect the project schedule or budget.

- Arranges for timely submission of documents for in-house and client (user) milestone progress reviews.

- Coordinates and conducts reviews of the projects on a timely basis with designer and consultants, construction manager and inspectors to ensure proper coordination and beneficial input from project team members.

- At closeout of each project: prepares project history data including construction analysis, special design features, evaluation feedback for future projects, and other pertinent data and reports.

- Other duties as assigned.

At All Times:
- Demonstrate behaviors that are in line with the User Friendly Principles (P530C) and Principles of Conduct for a Multi-Cultural University (P30D)
- Demonstrate safe work practices for oneself, others and the office environment.

Minimum Qualifications*
Entry to this classification requires general knowledge and skills in the applicable administrative and/or program field with a foundational knowledge of public administration principles, practices, and methods. This foundation would normally be obtained through a bachelor's degree and/or equivalent training and administrative work experience involving study, analysis, and/or evaluation leading to the development or improvement of administrative policies, procedures, practices, or programs.

- Thorough knowledge of and ability to apply extensive expertise to complex programs and/or administrative specialties, including pertinent laws and regulations.
- Demonstrated expertise in and advanced knowledge of the principles, problems, and methods of public and business administration and operational and fiscal management.
- Expertise in administrative survey techniques, operations and systems analysis, statistical and research methods, and the ability to interpret and evaluate results to develop sound conclusions and recommend new or revised policies.
- Ability to understand problems from a broad, interactive perspective and discern applicable underlying principles to conceive of and develop strategic solutions.
- Ability to work with representatives from public and private entities and handle potentially sensitive situations. Demonstrated consultative skills in working with internal and external constituent groups.
- Ability to effectively present ideas and concepts in written or presentation format and use consultative and facilitation skills to gain consensus.

Preferred Qualifications
- Associate and/or Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent training in architecture, engineering or equivalent
- Five (5) years of education, training, and experience commensurate with the requirements of this position.
- Knowledge of building and safety codes and understanding of construction and operational work practices.
- Ability to work in an environment of demanding pressure and short deadlines.
- Ability to prepare construction and contract documents, project estimates and ability to relate technical problems of design and construction.
- Working knowledge of operational and fiscal analyses and techniques. Ability to perform business math, analyses budgetary data, and makes accurate projections.
- Expertise data management programs, Internet use for research, and Microsoft Programs (i.e. Excel, Word, etc.).
- Expertise on English language grammar, spelling, punctuation, and syntax; through knowledge of office methods, procedures, and practices.
- Experience working in the maintenance or construction department of an institution of higher education. Ability to Interpret and apply a wide variety of complex procedural policy applications to students, the public, and other campus employees.
- Construction Management or Project Management Certification.

Core Competencies - embody the following competencies:
- Bias toward collaboration and teamwork.
- Effective oral, written and nonverbal communication skills.
- Customer/Client Focus with an emphasis in problem solving and resolution.
- Personal effectiveness and credibility as demonstrated by interpersonal and professional confidence.
- Diversity and inclusion.

Ability to work in construction site.

Work schedules for this position may vary in order to accommodate the operational needs of the University.

Pre-Employment Requirements
This position requires the successful completion of a background check.

Eligibility to Work*
Applicants must be able to provide proof of US Citizenship or authorization to work in the United States, within three business days from their date of hire.

Threaded through our Total Compensation package is a commitment to Bridging Life's Transitions. SF State is committed to providing our employees with a comprehensive program that rewards efforts that are appreciated by your colleagues, students and the customers we serve.

We offer a competitive compensation package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Pension, 401k, Healthcare Savings Account, Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, Vacation and Sick Leave as well as State Holidays and a dynamic Fee Waiver program, all geared towards the University's commitment to attract, motivate and retain our employees.

CSUEU Position
Eligible and qualified on-campus applicants, currently in bargaining units 2, 5, 7, and 9 are given hiring preference.

How To Apply

Submit an online application and upload in one file attachment your resume, cover letter, describing your specific qualifications for each position AND three (3) professional references who can comment upon your education and/or job related experience.


The Human Resources office is open Mondays through Fridays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and can be reached at (415) 338-1872.

Application Deadline
This position is open until filled.

Review of applications to begin 1/22/2020.

Please note that this position, position requirements, application deadline and/or any other component of this position is subject to change or cancellation at any time.
Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

San Francisco, California 94132 United States View Map