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Head of Capital Projects & Facilities Management (0364U), Library Administration - 58429

Company: College of Charleston
Location: Berkeley
Posted on: September 14, 2023

Job Description:

Head of Capital Projects & Facilities Management (0364U), Library Administration - 58429 About Berkeley At the University of California, Berkeley, we are committed to creating a community that fosters equity of experience and opportunity, and ensures that students, faculty, and staff of all backgrounds feel safe, welcome and included. Our culture of openness, freedom and belonging make it a special place for students, faculty and staff. The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's leading institutions of higher education, distinguished by its combination of internationally recognized academic and research excellence; the transformative opportunity it provides to a large and diverse student body; its public mission and commitment to equity and social justice; and its roots in the California experience, animated by such values as innovation, questioning the status quo, and respect for the environment and nature. Since its founding in 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. We are looking for equity-minded applicants who represent the full diversity of California and who demonstrate a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds present in our community. When you join the team at Berkeley, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative and equity-focused community that approaches higher education as a matter of social justice that requires broad collaboration among faculty, staff, students and community partners. In deciding whether to apply for a position at Berkeley, you are strongly encouraged to consider whether your values align with our , our , and our . At UC Berkeley, we believe that learning is a fundamental part of working, and our goal is for everyone on the Berkeley campus to feel supported and equipped to realize their full potential. We actively support this by providing all of our staff employees with at least 80 hours (10 days) of paid time per year to engage in professional development activities. To find out more about how you can grow your career at UC Berkeley, visit . Departmental Overview A highly diverse and intellectually rich environment, UC Berkeley serves a community of 30,000 undergraduate students, 11,000 graduate students, more than 8,000 staff members, and a ladder-rank faculty of 1,500. The UC Berkeley Library aims to inspire and connect scholars and information to create new knowledge and to develop ideas that change the world. With 25 distinct libraries, including the Doe and Moffitt libraries, The Bancroft Library, the C. V. Starr East Asian Library, and an array of subject specialty libraries, the University Library offers services and materials that span the disciplines. The Library provides materials in all formats and offers robust services that connect users with these remarkable resources to inform their research and advance their understanding of the world. With nearly 13 million volumes, almost 100,000 active Library users, and more than 2.6 million online visitors per year, the Library's impact is vast. Learn more at . Application Review Date The First Review Date for this job is: September 12, 2023 Responsibilities Space Planning, Scope Assessment, Project Standards and Compliance:

  • Anticipates needs by developing an understanding of existing facility conditions and limitations.
  • Meets with clients and performs research to help define the project and ensure the work is consistent with the long-range project goals.
  • Represents the Library on campus steering committees and working groups when a project includes a library as part of the scope of work.
  • Prepares space plans, detail drawings, renderings, or material samples for Library renovations, surge projects and donor presentations to facilitate client understanding of the solution.
  • Maintains working relationships with Campus Facility Services, UCPD, Campus Procurement and Risk Services.
  • Manages interior finish and furniture standards. This would include furniture sourcing and selection, preparing systems/ancillary presentation packages and specifications, selection of materials and finishes, and on-going coordination with furniture vendors through a bidding process or negotiated contract and installation.
  • Selects and maintains a variety of furniture types, including office furniture systems, student study furniture, and ensures ADA compliance.
  • Maintains relationships with architects, furniture representatives and furniture dealers.
  • Updates product library and samples.
  • Reviews and assesses building condition and stored materials as part of the Library capital improvement program and space planning.
  • Performs organizational, departmental and administrative activities not directly relating to projects and unit supervision, including serving on campus committees representing department or unit, i.e., Campus space planning, Campus Long Range Development Plan and Campus Master Plan. Project Management:
    • Manages the project plan, including meeting with clients to help define both project scope and program.
    • Formally establishes the project plan, including working with other units and UC Berkeley departments to facilitate this effort and ensure funding transfers.
    • Leads the Library in participating in the selection of architectural, engineering and consultant firms to develop project requirement definitions, design criteria, and preparing layouts and detailed drawings; provides leadership expertise, direction and management of the engineers, architects and other consultants.
    • Makes recommendations for campus Capital Projects.
    • Reviews contractor project proposals, analyze project team skills and participate in the interview and selection process with Capital Projects.
    • Prepares and approves cost estimates, functional studies and establishes project schedules and budget reviews with clients, establishes milestones and monitors adherence to the master plans, budgets and schedules.
    • Acts as Library lead for campus project team to determine delivery method and bids for construction contracts.
    • Reviews, manages and oversees construction activities, including contractor's schedule, RFIs, Submittals, Change Order Requests, and Punch List; specializes and focuses in monitoring construction milestones.
    • Acts as liaison among project participants and resolves problems or conflicts, including recommending a range of solutions to disputed issues or contractor claims.
    • Ensures project is properly closed out contractually and financially, and Operations & Maintenance Manuals and record documents are turned over to the Library. Unit Supervision and Staff Management:
      • Oversees, manages, and directs personnel and provides operational oversight of the Library Capital Projects & Facilities Management department including building and facilities management, mailroom and transportation services, and Library design and space planning.
      • Initiates new employees, transfers, promotions, salary actions, terminations, performance management and budget recommendations.
      • Selects, develops, and evaluates personnel to ensure the effective and efficient operation of the units supervised.
      • Performs organizational, departmental and administrative activities not directly relating to projects, including serving on committees representing department or unit. Required Qualifications
        • Advanced project management skills to effectively manage highly complex projects, or highly specialized and critical project component.
        • Advanced space planning and drawing skills.
        • Advanced ability to analyze and review construction drawings, and provide markups for architects to incorporate into their construction drawings.
        • Advanced knowledge of furniture types and manufacturers.
        • Advanced knowledge of building design and construction practices.
        • Skills to effectively supervise staff in performance of job duties.
        • Ability to manage multiple priorities and execute plans to meet deadlines.
        • Advanced analytical, organizational and problem recognition / avoidance / resolution skills.
        • Advanced written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills, including political acumen, active listening, critical thinking, and persuasiveness.
        • Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience. Preferred Qualifications
          • Knowledge of library space and design requirements (i.e., user and staff spaces, access and security, shelving types, special collections, preservation, exhibits and technology).
          • Advanced knowledge of and/or ability to learn about the UC Berkeley campus, including its infrastructure, rules, regulations, policies, and short- and long-term strategic building plans.
          • Advanced knowledge of construction contract administration and California Building Codes, including an understanding of industry practices.
          • LEED certification. Salary & Benefits For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University, please visit the University of California's website. Under California law, the University of California, Berkeley is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role and should not offer a salary outside of the range posted in this job announcement. This range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, analysis of internal equity, and other business and organizational needs. It is not typical for an individual to be offered a salary at or near the top of the range for a position. Salary offers are determined based on final candidate qualifications and experience. The budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position is $107,000.00 - $134,000.00.
            • This is a 100% full-time (40 hours per week), career position that is eligible for full UC benefits.
            • This position is exempt and paid monthly. How to Apply To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter. Conviction History Background This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check. Equal Employment Opportunity The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant, please see poster. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, please see the University of California policy. To apply, visit Copyright 2022 Inc. All rights reserved. jeid-9b88af0e908ffe4995871e791514ea92

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