Construction Management, Facilities Management, Planning
4 Year Degree
San Marcos, TX
Texas State University
Dir, Facil Planning, Design & Constr
Job Number: 2020166
Location: Round Rock
Department: Facilities Planning Design
Recruitment Type: Open to All
Job Type: Full-Time
Monthly Salary: $9,500.00 + commensurate with experience
Job Category: Exempt
Required Qualifications: Minimum Requirements: • Bachelor’s degree in architecture, landscape architecture, city or urban planning, or a related field; • OR equivalent experience/training such as might be achieved through more than five years’ experience in senior-level management in a planning organization or agency, and which clearly demonstrates the ability to independently perform the wide range of complex and technical assignments associated with physical and environmental planning; • Deep appreciation for being part of a diverse workforce and community, and a personal commitment to inclusive thought and action.
Preferred Qualifications: • Licensed Architect or Professional Engineer; • Master’s Degree in a related field; • Experience planning and overseeing construction at a university or similar campus-based institution; • Ten years of progressive experience in planning and construction management; • Experience managing a large construction operation consisting or a mix of repairs and renovations, and new construction; • Experience with state-of-the-art academic buildings, residence halls, and historic buildings; • An appreciation for the importance of the physical environment to the culture and well-being of the university; • Knowledge of Texas Education Code and Texas procurement law.
Job Description: The Director is responsible for the leadership, administration, management, and supervision of all services and functions of the Facilities Planning, Design and Construction (OFPDC) unit. OFPDC, an operational unit of Facilities, provides for campus master planning, pedestrian and vehicular circulation planning, conducting facilities-related studies and reviews, space planning, and programming, design, and construction project management of all facilities and infrastructure projects for Texas State University. The Director also oversees coordination of inter-departmental and campus planning activities, and functions as the primary liaison to The Texas State University System staff on construction and planning-related matters.
Job Duties: • Supervise development of contract documents, preliminary through final plans, and construction of all construction projects; • Oversee preparation of accurate estimates for all construction projects; • Manage office and project budgets; • Supervise staff and evaluate staff performance; • Monitor efforts of contractors and consultants; • Evaluate contractor bids; • Participate in building programming; • Participate in meetings between stake holders and architect team; • Delegate project inspection, shop drawing/submittal review, and architecture/contractor/consultant review of payment requests; • Develop, monitor, and execute campus master plan; • Monitor all construction projects for conformance with codes, laws, and ordinances; • Evaluate, select, and manage appropriate consulting firms for preparation of architectural and site studies and other planning or environmental studies; • Collaborate with and manage consultants; • Participate in developing, establishing, and implementing strategic and operational plans and initiatives which service to advance and improve University goals and priorities; • Provide training and development opportunities for staff; • Evaluate and resolve construction and planning-related disputes; • Support space planning and space utilization for internal uses and external reporting; • Prepare and present reports to University leadership and TSUS staff; • Perform other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: • Knowledge of: contracting; construction; design, project management, employee supervision, contractor and consultant management, collaborative planning, codes, laws, and regulations; engineering principals and standards; campus master planning, space planning. • Skilled in: effectively directing the work of others and in motivating people; establishing rapport with a variety of clients, mediating disputes; evaluating contractor costs, financial planning, managing budgets, and project management. • Ability to: read technical drawings, specifications, codes, regulations, and complex written correspondence; write technical documents, reports, correspondence; maintain fiscal data, calculate fees, and contractor estimates; read architectural, civil, mechanical, plumbing and electrical drawings.
Additional Information to Applicants:
Job Open Date: 12/17/2019
Job Close Date: 3/5/2020
Open Until Filled: Yes
Normal Work Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Normal Work Hours Start: 8:00AM
Normal Work Hours End: 5:00PM
Posting Notices: Applicant must have a valid Texas Driver's License and be a driver in good standing with less than ten (10) points deducted for driving infractions as determined by the employer driving standards system., YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO ELECTRONICALLY ATTACH A RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO YOUR APPLICATION. , YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO ELECTRONICALLY ATTACH A LIST OF REFERENCES., YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO ELECTRONICALLY ATTACH A COPY OF YOUR REGISTERED LICENSE.
Legal and Required Notices: Texas State University, to the extent not in conflict with federal or state law, prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, veterans’ status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.
Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.
Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.
Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE.
Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in administrative and professional positions.
About Texas State and San Marcos: Texas State University is a emerging research institution located in the burgeoning Austin-San Antonio corridor and in the beautiful Texas Hill Country. It is the largest of eight campuses in the Texas State University System and one of the 75 largest universities in the country, with over 38,000 students and approximately 4,000 faculty and staff
Texas State is located in San Marcos, a growing community of over 50,000 people located about half way between Austin and San Antonio. Texas State enjoys a setting that is unique among Texas universities. The beauty of the crystal-clear San Marcos River and the stately cypress and pecan trees on the campus add to the charm of the university's picturesque setting. Our location on the banks of the San Marcos River provides outdoor recreational activities throughout the year.
Why work @ Texas State? • Amazing health insurance: various coverage options starting your first day of employment for full-time employees with Texas State paying 100% of the employee premium and 50% for your dependents! • Generous paid time off: vacation, holidays, sick days and many more! • Excellent work life balance resources: mother and family-friendly resources in addition to a comprehensive FREE wellness program • Great professional development opportunities: choose from a variety of workshops, training, online learning and even access educational leave opportunities and reimbursement for academic courses • An inclusive Bobcat community: join our many social networks offered on and off-campus • Retirement peace of mind: TRS pension, retirement plans and voluntary saving options with generous employer contributions
By joining the Texas State Bobcat team, you’ll be a part of one of the most beautiful, diverse, and growing universities in the nation.