Position Description: The Principal Project Manager has full responsibility and accountability for managing multiple, major construction projects including new construction, as well as renovation, repair, and alteration projects for the Campus. The Principal Project Manager leads projects from inception through completion, and diligently initiates, monitors, and follows through on all related activities including client relations and budget to ensure work adequately reflects client's needs and is executed in a timely manner, according to schedule, and within budget.
The Principal Project Manager shall be responsible for overseeing all projects for campus units, including ASUCLA, Athletics, School of Physical Sciences, Vice Chancellor for Administration, Alpert School of Music, School of Theater, Film & Television, Radiology Department of the Health System, and other units as defined by the Director and Assistant Director. Recurring project budget responsibility is approximately $40 - $50 million per year. Projects range in scope between $75,000 and $10,000,000, with a projected annual volume of approximately 50. He/she shall act as a lead and resource for the project management team under his/her direction, monitoring progress, guiding projects, acting as a resource, resolving problems that arise in the project and collaborating with key stakeholders.
In this capacity, the Principal Project Manager shall have experience with supervising groups of people on projects, including supervising and mentoring other project managers on their projects. The Principal Project Manager shall oversee and supervise project managers, assistant project managers and superintendents working on these projects under his/her supervision to ensure a successful completion. The Principal Project Manager shall assist the Director and Assistant Directors in developing and executing strategic initiatives for DPM, and represent the unit at various functions.
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UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.