Executive Director of Integrated Planning and Design (PLNG MGR 2)
University of California Davis
Location: Davis, California
Internal Number: 2954512
Executive Director of Integrated Planning and Design (PLNG MGR 2)
The Executive Director of Integrated Planning and Design is responsible for the direct supervision and the team performance of the Director of Capital Planning, the Director of Space Management & Project Development, the Planning and Design Architect and the Associate Director of the Integrated Projects Group and their staffs, a Program Manager responsible for the coordination of campus capital programs with other units within Design and Construction Management and the campus, an Analyst and student interns.
We offer exceptional employment benefits including medical, dental, and vision plans, generous paid vacations and holidays, excellent retirement savings and investment plans, continuing education, and reduced fee and scholarship programs.
THIS IS NOT AN H1- B OPPORTUNITY
Reporting directly to the Associate Vice Chancellor & University Architect (AVC), the Executive Director of Integrated Planning & Design (EDIPD) leads a group responsible for comprehensive program development, capital planning, design and construction management of large-scale capital programs for specific University units. EDIPD manages staff and advises Senior Management on all aspects of project development, capital planning (funding) and space management from intake to execution. EDIPD works in close association with peer facilities units within Finance, Operations and Administration (FOA) including Facilities Management (FM), Campus Planning and Environmental Stewardship (CPES), Safety Services (SS), Transportation Services (TS), Fire and Police. EDIPD collaborates and coordinates activities with peer managers and professional groups within FOA and other related campus departments, engaging in partnerships to ensure the campus receives the greatest value in meeting project objectives while considering long-term impacts and available resources. EDIPD serves on the FOA Core Leadership Team.
The Executive Director of Integrated Planning and Design (EDIPD) is a senior resource within FOA for collaboration and coordination of capital project funding across all units within Design and Construction Management (DCM). EDIDP is responsible for the on-budget and on-time execution of projects, and supervision of the Integrated Project Management group. EDIPD provides leadership and management responsibility for strategic, integrated planning for improvements exceeding 10 million square feet of space resources, a 6-year capital plan of approximately $2 billion and an active capital project portfolio of approximately $1.5 billion, including recommendations for funding. Recommendation of the appropriate sources is an important element of the scope for the Integrated Capital Planning group Leadership and management responsibility for a planning team providing strategic analysis, funding and approval coordination, and compliance oversight for current and future facility needs; project management group responsible for planning and implementing large, complex and interrelated capital project initiatives and a design group responsible for providing conceptual planning, design and visualization services on program-wide efforts such as accessibility, deferred maintenance, grant proposals and philanthropic efforts, as well as full architectural services for select improvement programs.
Minimum of ten years of progressively responsible experience (or equivalent level of practical experience) planning and managing large architectural projects or capital and space plans.
Demonstrated understanding of complex capital budget preparation and resource management to direct multi-year capital budgets.
Experience in master planning large, inter-related, multi-phase architectural projects.
Experience directing the preparation of programming and design documents, reviewing construction documents and contractor submittals, and resolving field issues during construction.
High-level experience and political acumen in the administration of a complex organization including planning, organizing and directing a diverse workforce.
Skill to operate as an effective tactical and strategic thinker; sophisticated skills in strategic planning, systems planning, and change management.
Experience in effectively aligning resources with goals in an environment of competitive demands for resources.
Exceptional analytical skills to identify and resolve complex problems.
Excellent negotiation skills and political acumen to navigate complex organizational dynamics.
Skill to accomplish the responsibilities of this position through coordination of numerous individuals and programmatic areas outside of the individual's immediate span of control.
Current license as an architect in California or if out of state, ability to obtain a California license within one year from date of hire.
Experience managing architectural capital projects at a public research university, including a wide range of typical campus building types such as research laboratories and facilities, classrooms, lecture halls, academic and administrative offices, student housing, food service and recreation.
This position may be subject to a criminal background investigation, drug screen, Live Scan fingerprinting, medical evaluation clearance, and functional capacity assessment.
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging
At UC Davis, we're solving life's most urgent challenges to bring a fuller, healthier, and more resilient world within reach. We grow from every challenge we take on and we don't just maintain - we improve.
We recognize that creating an inclusive and intellectually vibrant organization means understanding and valuing both our individual differences and our common ground. The most comprehensive solutions come from the most diverse minds, and you belong here.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. #LI-DNI
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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UC Davis is the home of the Aggies — go-getters, change makers and problem solvers who make their mark at one of the top public universities in the United States. Since we first opened in 1908, we’ve been known for standout academics, sustainability and Aggie Pride as well as valuing the Northern California lifestyle. These themes are woven into our 100-plus-year history and our reputation for solving problems related to food, health, the environment and society.Our 5,300-acre campus is in the city of Davis, a vibrant college town of about 68,000 located in Yolo County. The state capital is 20 minutes away, and world-class destinations such as the San Francisco Bay Area, Lake Tahoe and the Napa Valley are within a two-hour drive.