Manager of Design Services
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Under general supervision of the Director of Design and
Construction, the Manager of Design Services provides general
oversight of all aspects of design phase management, as well as the
administrative design processes for all campus capital projects
(new and renovations). The incumbent collaborates with faculty and
staff of the academic colleges, Academic Affairs, CSUN auxiliaries,
Physical Plant Management, campus community, and the CSU
Chancellor's Office, to plan various campus projects.
- Works with the FPDC Capital Program Manager for project
planning, administrative processes for project approvals, building
codes consultation and questions, and managing feasibility studies
and the design phase of campus projects.
- Participates in the selection of outside design professionals,
negotiates design contracts, and oversees their work.
- Provides general coordination of document phases, required
submittals to the Chancellor's Office, code analysis/compliance
reviews, and plan-checking of projects.
- As a leader, demonstrates a commitment to student success that
is mission aligned with the university's vision, values and
priorities. Establishes an ethical and collegial work environment,
promoting a collaborative, accountable and inclusive team.
Encourages a courageous and resilient solution-oriented environment
by participating in new opportunities to further the mission of the
university. Participates in developing initiatives that further
support the campus mission with a service-oriented and catalytic
mind set. Strengthens employees by being communicative and a talent
builder that develops team attributes, furthering departmental
- Performs other duties as assigned.
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Knowledge, Skills, Abilities &
Working knowledge of CAD applications and their use in a design
and construction environment; the Americans with Disabilities Act
and the 2010 ADA Standards, the California Building Code, and other
pertinent federal, state and local regulatory requirements is
Must possess: familiarity with the California Environmental
Quality Act and the National Environmental Quality Act; excellent
English language skills including comprehension and oral and
written communications; clarity, correctness, and professionalism
in all types of communication.
Lead diverse teams to support the operational mission and
vision of employers by fostering an ethical, inclusive and
collegial work environment.
- Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college
or university with a Bachelor's degree in Architecture or
job-related field. Masters in Architecture preferred.
- Equivalent to five (5) years of progressively responsible
professional/administrative experience. Experience in architecture
firms and/or large institutional owners in project planning,
design, drafting, bidding and construction administration, and code
compliance required. Two of the five years in a managerial role
- Direct experience with college or university project planning
and execution of projects, either as an outside consultant or
project manager, at a large institution is highly desired.
- Possession of a current California State Architectural
- Possession of a California Certified Access Specialist (CASp)
certification, or the ability to achieve certification within three
Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule
- Demonstrated ability to support ongoing improvement through
courageous, resilient, and catalytic leadership.
- Lead varying initiatives through a collaborative,
service-oriented and communicative approach.
- Demonstrated commitment to employee development, recognition,
and accountability to further operational goals.
- Salary is commensurate with knowledge, skills, and experience.
The University offers excellent fringe benefits.
- The anticipated HIRING RANGE: $128,000 - $140,000 annually,
dependent upon qualifications and experience.
- The position is currently hybrid (4 days in office, 1 day
remote); however, this is subject to change based on student and/or
Equal Employment Opportunity
- This position is a sensitive position as designated by the
- A background check (including a criminal records check) must be
completed satisfactorily. Failure to satisfactorily complete the
background check may affect the application status of applicants or
continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the
- The person holding this position may be considered a 'limited
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.
- In accordance with the California State University (CSU)
Out-of-State Employment Policy, the CSU is a state entity whose
business operations reside within the State of California and
prohibits hiring employees to perform CSU-related work outside of
- Candidates should apply by completing the CSUN on-line
application. To submit an application and for more detailed
information on the application and hiring process, please visit
this link: www.csun.edu/careers
This job opening has been re-posted and will remain OPEN UNTIL
- CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing
campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a
medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates
advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to
comply with this requirement. To learn more, visit our Matadors
CSUN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination
on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion,
national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual
orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital
status, covered military and veteran status, and disability.
Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with
disabilities who self-disclose by contacting Recruitment Services
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