Information & Responsibilities
Under the direction of the Assistant Vice President of Facilities
Construction, the Project Manager is responsible for the daily management,
coordination, and oversight of construction projects at California Institute
of the Arts main Valencia campus and external sites. The scope of this work
includes successful project planning, execution, and closure.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Work closely with the AVP of Facilities Construction, and the Capital
Facilities Planning team in planning and pre-construction activities for
various projects, leading to a successful project roll-out.
Responsible for driving project progress with internal and external
Proactively monitor, track and take necessary action to deliver projects
within the scheduled timeframe and approved budget.
Coordinate with institute and project staff as needed to execute each
phase of the project. Create a work plan to assign duties,
responsibilities, and scope of work to ensure the projects are completed
on time and meet the cost and quality targets/standards.
Must be familiar with reviewing contracts and generating requests for
proposals (RFP's), as well as reviewing requests for information
(RFI's) to manage change orders. Coordinate design changes with other
employees and contractors/architects.
Meet with architects, contractors and involved institute employees for
preconstruction review and ongoing construction as needed.
Coordinate the preparation and updating of the formal project construction
schedule as required by the contract. Confer with project personnel to
provide technical advice and to resolve problems
Develop and maintain the customer relationship during delivery, including
change and decision-making to manage expectations.
Uniform Building Code (UPC), California Architectural Barriers Laws
(CALABL), California Occupational Safety and Health Act (CALOSHA),
California Public Contracts Code, American Disabilities Act (ADA), and
other related statues
Labor Compliance Program
Construction budget preparation and job cost accounting
Legal and practical aspects of capital project design, bidding,
management, and close out of construction contracts.
Generally accepted project planning and construction principles and
practices as related to public works and community colleges, institutions
of higher education and schools.
Methods, practices, equipment, and supplies used in facility maintenance
and construction, building and safety regulations.
Overall knowledge of institutional planning, design, construction
methodologies, and sustainable design.
Interact successfully and professionally with CalArts staff, as well as
external vendors, government representatives, and the public.
Communicate orally and in writing at an administrative level; and work
collaboratively with a large and diverse group of constituents.
Demonstrate sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic,
socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic, and disability backgrounds of students
Bachelor's degree in business administration, engineering, project
management or related field
Valid Driver's License & Evidence of Ability to Insure
Criminal Justice Background Check (state and federal)
3+ years' experience in construction-related project management
Experience with scheduling software
Have excellent communication skills while interacting with employees,
vendors, and students, in a friendly and professional manner on the
telephone/E-mail and in-person
Work efficiently in a demanding environment and can manage multiple
Experience reading and interpreting plans, blueprints, and specifications
Financially aware to deliver targets, with a desire to continuously
improve safety and sustainability performance
Experience with budget management software and/or ERP
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook)
Ability to navigate and use computer aided design (CAD), 2D and 3D
Must display strong analytical and organizational skills and maintain a
strong sense of attention to detail. Can communicate effectively to manage
relationships, in addition to strong planning and organization skills to
deliver operational excellence and efficiency.
How to Apply
This position is available immediately. If you are interested, please follow
the link to Interfolio below:
Project Manager - ID:113980
$95,000 - $111,000 a year
Equity & Diversity
California Institute of the Arts shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR
§§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit
discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as
protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit
discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion,
sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered
prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and
advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion,
sex, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other
status protected under federal, state, or local law.
CalArts has a multidisciplinary approach to its studies of the arts through
six schools: Art, Critical Studies, Dance, Film/Video, Music and Theater.
CalArts encourages students to explore and recognize the complexity of the
many aspects of the arts. It is supported by a distinguished faculty of
practicing artists and provides its Bachelor and Master of Fine Arts students
with the hands-on training and exposure necessary for an artist's growth.
CalArts was founded in 1961 and opened in 1969 as the first institution of
higher learning in the United States specifically for students interested in
the pursuit of degrees in all areas of visual and performing arts.