Keck School of Medicine (KSOM) of USC Space Planning Department has an exciting new opportunity for a Space Planning Project Manager who overviews and coordinates planning, design, estimating and monitoring of construction by the vendors to ensure delivery in accordance with Basis of Design, Building codes, Fire, Life and Safety codes and ADA codes.
KSOM occupies over 800,000 SF of space across 19 buildings on the Health Science Campus in Los Angeles. The future of medicine is rapidly taking shape in laboratories, classrooms, research institutes and centers at the Keck School of Medicine. Among the top medical schools in the country, the Keck School is poised to play a pivotal role in transforming health for our community and society. Come be a part of this exciting mission. The role encompasses some of the critical responsibilities for the Space Planning department.
The Project Manager will collaborate with design and construction professionals from various disciplines to ensure successful integration of design and construction and development of drawings and specifications that ensure successful delivery of project within budget and on time. Experience with Research/Laboratory space preferred.
Performs as a project manager responsible for overseeing and coordinating all aspects of small to mid-sized interior renovation projects. Creates project objectives and work scope, financial estimates, project schedule and obtains Director approval. Tracks and monitors budget expenditures and ensures projects stay within budget. Develops space and project reports required to keep all relevant parties informed on status. Acts as a KSOM/owner representative on USC Facilities and Capital projects.
Develops strategic space planning scenarios and space plan options of varying scale and complexity. Coordinates with KSOM groups to create space program and options; ensures planning alignment with KSOM Space guidelines where applicable and the priorities set by Director of Space Planning, Dean and COO of KSOM. Produces related drawings and schedules.
Develops and maintains Research space metrics reports for all the Research space at KSOM.
Support Director of Space Planning in producing presentations and detailed reports for Research, Administrative and Educational space. Assists Director in collecting data and surveys related to KSOM Strategic Plan. Maintains space occupancy database and reports for Keck School of Medicine space in CAFM/Archibus system. Ascertains floor plans are accurately recorded in Archibus system by coordinating with USC drawing management.
Coordinates and oversees moves, adds, and changes for occupants and assets within the Keck School of Medicine for the same. Creates move plans, and sequencing group-level moves/relocation.
Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.Â The University reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.
Education Requirement â Bachelorâs Degree in Architecture, Interior Design or related field and/or combined experience/education as substitute from minimum experienceMinimum Experience â 6 to 8 years, combined experience/education as substitute for minimum experienceMinimum Field of Expertise â Architecture, Interior Design field or related fieldPreferred Experience â 8 yearsPreferred Field of Expertise â Management of projects and data in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management, Design and/or College or University Environment
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations. As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.