The salary for this position is $5,373 - $6,500 per month depending upon qualifications and internal equitites and is non-negotiable.
WHO WE ARE
Established in 1943, the mission of the SDSU Research Foundation (SDSURF) is to focus on realizing the research objectives of San Diego State University, and to be the backbone for faculty and staff to find, attract, win, and administer their research and sponsored programs. SDSU is one of the top public research universities in the nation, furthering discoveries, interventions, and solutions that improve communities and change the world. The SDSURF provides the full life cycle of grants services to faculty and staff to realize these discoveries, interventions, and solutions that make a difference.
WHAT OUR DEPARTMENT DOES
The SDSURF’s Facilities Planning & Management department participates in the university’s mission of research excellence by supporting and housing funded research in research foundation-owned and leased properties. The model of asset management performance balances research, university, and commercial space occupancies to maximize research opportunities, university needs, and utilizes commercial rent revenue to offset operational expenses. We are a team who collaborate on all daily functions while playing an integral role in the support and success of SDSU researchers.
YOUR ROLE IN CREATING THE UNIVERSITY’S PRESENT AND FUTURE
As a Project Manager with the Facilities Planning & Management team, and under the general direction of the Senior Planner of Facilities Planning & Management, you will be responsible for performing a variety of responsibilities related to the design and tenant improvement construction of research foundation-owned property, and leased project space associated with the research foundation’s real property holdings. You will be responsible for interfacing with senior executives, university representatives, faculty, tenants, vendors, contractors, and a variety of external agencies. Work is performed using considerable judgment and involves management of critical data, integrating processes within an organization as a whole to maintain core services, which support and foster research, as well as the SDSU research mission and overall strategic growth plans.
THE WORK YOU WILL DO AND MANAGE
As a Project Manager with Facilities Planning & Management, you will participate in the department’s management of SDSURF owned and leased research, commercial and administrative spaces, to meet the department’s research and budgetary goals and objectives. Those responsibilities include all phases of space planning, design, and construction.
You will collaborate with the Senior Planner and the Director of Facilities Planning & Management and will perform feasibility studies to determine the practicality of a project. Work includes preparing, reviewing, and approving designs, plans, specifications, and rendering final inspection and approval of completed construction work that may also require collaboration with architects, engineers, and other specialists. You will be responsible for communication with clients and stakeholders delivering project progress reports.
As Project Manager you will also be responsible for administering professional services and construction contracts including the review, approval and tracking of all invoices and payments through the Research Foundation’s standard processing procedures. Additionally, you will track several components related to the pre-and-post planning, design and construction process and workflow using systems such as Smartsheet and Microsoft Project. You will assist with several budgetary functions of the department, including preparation of various tenant and capital improvement budget projections and variances.
THE SKILLS WE NEED
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities Needed
Experience and Education
Preferred Qualifications and Special Skills
WHAT YOU WILL RECEIVE
HOW TO APPLY AND TIPS FOR MAKING IT THROUGH OUR HIRING PROCESS
You must apply through the SDSURF Career Page. Make sure your application is complete. Including a resume and cover letter is recommended. Respond to supplemental questions thoroughly.
WHAT OUR HIRING PROCESS IS LIKE
We work as fast as we can to make hiring decisions. However, it may take several weeks for all the parties involved to review your application. We keep in touch each step of the way and inform you of the status of your application.
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